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Bama Art House Film Series Summer 2023:
Nostalgic Blockbusters

Screenings are June 6-July 11 on Tuesday nights at
7:00 p.m. with the exception of July 4 (bye week).

($10 general/$9 students and seniors/$8 Arts Council members).

Screenings begin: 7:00 p.m.

Doors, Box Office, and Bama Bar open: 6:00 p.m.

Season pass punch card tickets: $70 (pick 10 films in any series you want to attend! For sale at the box office prior to each film.)

Bama Art House is presented by The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa.

June 6, 2023
Jaws (1975)

Rated PG | 2h 4min | Adventure/Mystery/Thriller
Written by: Peter Benchley (based on the novel) and Carl Gottlieb
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Murray Hamilton

Awards: 1976 Nominee Oscar- Best Picture
1976 Winner Oscar- Best Sound
1976 Winner Oscar- Best Film Editing
1976 Winner Oscar- Best Music, Original Dramatic Score

Synopsis: When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach community off Cape Cod, it’s up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down.

June 13, 2023
The Goonies (1985)

Rated PG | 1h 54min | Adventure/Comedy/Family
Written by: Chris Columbus (screenplay) and Steven Spielberg (story)
Directed by: Richard Donner
Stars: Sean Astin, Josh Brolin, Jeff Cohen, Corey Feldman, Kerri Green, Martha Plimpton, Ke Huy Quan

Synopsis: A group of young misfits called The Goonies discover an ancient map and set out on an adventure to find a legendary pirate’s long-lost treasure.

June 20, 2023
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)

Rated PG | 1h 55min | Adventure/Family/Sci-Fi
Written by: Melissa Mathison
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote, Dee Wallace

1983 Nominee Oscar for Best Picture
1983 Nominee Oscar for Best Director
1983 Nominee Oscar for Best Writing, Screenplay
1983 Nominee Oscar for Best Cinematography
1983 Winner Oscar for Best Sound

Synopsis: A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape from Earth and return to his home planet.

June 27, 2023
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Synopsis: In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis can obtain its awesome powers.

Rated PG | 1h 55min | Adventure/Action
Written by: Lawrence Kasdan (screenplay),
George Lucas (story), Philip Kaufman (story)
Directed by: Steven Spielberg
Stars: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, John Rhys-Davies, Ronald Lacey, Denhom Elliott, Alfred Molina

1982 Nominee Oscar- Best Picture
1982 Nominee Oscar- Best Director
1982 Nominee Oscar- Best Cinematography
1982 Winner Oscar- Best Art Direction-Set Decoration
1982 Winner Oscar- Best Sound
1982 Winner Oscar- Best Film Editing
1982 Winner Oscar- Best Effects, Visual Effects
1982 Nominee Oscar- Best Music, Original Score

July 4, 2023: ***BYE WEEK, NO FILM

July 11, 2023
Back to the Future (1985)

Synopsis: Marty McFly, a 17-year-old high school student, is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his close friend, the maverick scientist Doc Brown.

Rated PG | 1h 56min | Adventure/Comedy/Sci-Fi
Written by: Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Stars: Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

1986 Nominee Oscar- Best Writing, Screenplay
1986 Nominee Oscar- Best Sound
1986 Winner Oscar- Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing
1986 Nominee Oscar- Best Music, Original Song