For Immediate Release
The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa
Contact: Kevin Ledgewood
BAMA ART HOUSE FILM SERIES FALL 2017 BEGINS AUGUST 22
(Tuscaloosa, Ala.) The Bama Art House Film Series Fall 2017 will present six screenings with the first scheduled for August 22. A program of The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa, this series will feature drama, comedy, action and a documentary. The lineup will conclude with the Manhattan Short Film Festival. Screenings will take place at the Bama Theatre on Tuesday nights at 7:30 p.m. with the box office opening at 6:30 p.m. and doors at 6:45 p.m.
Discount Punchcard Tickets ($60) will be available at the door prior to screenings and will be good for any 10 Bama Art House films. Single Tickets will be priced at $8 general, $7 seniors & students and $6 Arts Council members, also available at the door.
Patrons can visit bamatheatre.org/bamaarthouse to view the list of films, details and accompanying trailers.
August 22: The Little Hours (2017) Director: Jeff Baena
August 29: My Journey Through French Cinema (2016) Director: Bertrand Tavernier
September 5: 2:22 (2017) Director: Paul Currie
September 12: Landline (2017) Director: Paul Currie
September 19: The Ornithologist (2016) Director: João Pedro Rodrigues
September 26: Manhattan Short Film Festival (one night only)
The final screening, the Manhattan Short Film Festival, will be presented in cities across six continents for patrons to view and vote on ten films by the finalists in this annual competition. Audience members in each venue will be handed a voting card upon entering each cinema that will allow them to cast their ballot for best film. Votes will be sent to MSFF headquarters where the winner will be announced in October, 2017. All genres will be represented.
The mission of the Bama Art House series is to bring current and contemporary independent film to West Alabama, transforming the historic Bama Theatre into a cinematic art house.
The Bama Theatre is located at 600 Greensboro Avenue in Downtown Tuscaloosa. For more information about The Arts Council or Bama Theatre, patrons should LIKE the Facebook page “The Arts Council – Bama Theatre – Cultural Arts Center” and follow tuscarts on Twitter. Call 205-758-5195 or visit bamatheatre.org for further information.