The Bama Art House Summer Series Is Back!

The Bama Art House has kicked off its 2018 Summer Film Series! 

The mission of Bama Art House is to bring current, contemporary independent film to Tuscaloosa, transforming the Bama Theatre into a cinematic Art House, one night a week. Screenings are Tuesday nights at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $8 general and $7 for students and seniors. Boxoffice opens at 6:30 p.n. and the Doors and Bama Bar opens at 6:45 p.m.

Season passes have switched to punch cards- get yours for $60 and pick 10 films in any series you want to attend! For sale in the box office before each film. Bama Art House is presented by The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa.

 

SCHEDULE: 

June 12: Victoria & Abdul - 

(2017) Biography, Drama, History 
Rated PG-13 
Director: Stephen Frears 
Writers: Lee Hall (screenplay by), Shrabani Basu (based on the book by) 

Stars: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Tim Pigott-Smith

Synopsis: Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

 

June 19: Loving Vincent - 

(2017) Animation, Biography, Crime 
Rated PG-13 
Directors: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman Writers: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman 

Stars: Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn, Robert Gulaczyk

Synopsis: In a story depicted in oil painted animation, a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist's final letter and ends up investigating his final days there.

 

June 26: The Disaster Artist -

(2017) Biography, Comedy, Drama 
Rated R 
Director: James Franco 
Writers: Scott Neustadter (screenplay by), Michael H. Weber (screenplay by) 

Stars: James Franco, Dave Franco, Ari Graynor

Synopsis: When Greg Sestero, an aspiring film actor, meets the weird and mysterious Tommy Wiseau in an acting class, they form a unique friendship and travel to Hollywood to make their dreams come true.

 

July 10: The Death of Stalin - 

(2017) Comedy
Rated R
Director: Armando Iannucci
Writers: Armando Iannucci, David Schneider

Stars: Steve Buscemi,  Simon Russell Beale,  Jeffrey Tambor

Synopsis: Follows the Soviet dictator's last days and depicts the chaos of the regime after his death.

 

July 17: The Insult - 

(2017) Drama, Thriller 
Rated R 
Director: Ziad Doueiri 
Writers: Ziad Doueiri, Joelle Touma 

Stars: Adel Karam, Kamel El Basha, Camille Sala

Synopsis: After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention.

 

More information at bamatheatre.org/bamaarthouse