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121 min
2014
United States of America
Steve James
Sidewalk’s Book + Film Club unites movie and book lovers for a monthly film screening and discussion about famous films and the people who make them. At the end of the month, we host a screening of a film related to the book and host a round-table discussion. Each session is $35 and the includes book, film screening, and discussion. Buy 3 or more months at once and get 10% off your registration by using code ‘3ormore' at checkout!

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema

May 29

7:00PM
100 min
2024
United States of America
Jane Schoenbrun
Teenager Owen is just trying to make it through life in the suburbs when his classmate introduces him to a mysterious late-night TV show — a vision of a supernatural world beneath their own. In the pale glow of the television, Owen’s view of reality begins to crack.

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema

May 30

2:00PM

May 31

2:00PM 4:10PM 6:30PM

Jun 1

11:00AM 1:30PM 4:00PM 6:30PM

Jun 2

2:00PM 4:10PM 6:30PM

Jun 6

2:30AM 4:45PM 7:00PM
105 min
2024
United States of America
Ethan Hawke
Can scandalous art still serve God? Does suffering precede all greatness? Can illness be a blessing? In 1950, writer Flannery O'Connor visits her mother Regina in Georgia when she is diagnosed with lupus at twenty-four years old. Struggling with the same disease that took her father’s life when she was a child and desperate to make her mark as a great writer, this crisis pitches her imagination into a feverish exploration of belief.

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema

May 30

2:45PM
106 min
2023
Japan
Ryūsuke Hamaguchi
Takumi and his daughter Hana live in Mizubiki Village, close to Tokyo. One day, the village inhabitants become aware of a plan to build a camping site near Takumi's house offering city residents a comfortable "escape" to nature.

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema

May 31

2:30PM 4:45PM 7:00PM

Jun 1

1:15PM 3:30PM 6:00PM 8:15PM

Jun 2

2:30PM 4:45PM 7:00PM

Jun 6

2:00PM 4:15PM
100 min
2014
Australia, Denmark, United States of America
Phil Lord, Christopher Miller
An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from conquering the universe.

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema

Jun 1

10:30AM
108 min
2024
United States of America
Mike Cheslik
A slapstick epic about a frostbitten battle between JEAN KAYAK and DIABOLICAL BEAVERS --hundreds of them--who stand between him and survival. In this 19th century, supernatural winter epic, a drunken applejack salesman must go from zero to hero and become the greatest fur trapper by defeating hundreds of beavers.

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema

Jun 7

2:30PM

Jun 8

4:40PM

Jun 9

6:40PM

Jun 13

8:10PM

Jun 14

2:00PM

Jun 15

4:00PM

Jun 16

2:00PM

Jun 20

2:30PM
98 min
1983
United States of America
Paul Brickman
Inspired and informed by the “Erotic 80s” season of film critic and historian Karina Longworth’s acclaimed podcast “You Must Remember This”, Sidewalk Cinema’s Erotic 80s film series highlights 10 influential and emblematic erotic thrillers featured in the series. Over the course of 12 podcast episodes Longworth investigates the cultural, social and political impact of the erotic thriller genre throughout the decade and beyond. The “Erotic 80s” film series presents the opportunity to catch zeitgeisty erotic thrillers on the big screen. The series can be viewed on its own, but is also intended as a companion to the award-winning podcast series, listen here: https://www.youmustrememberthispodcast.com/

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema

Jun 7

7:30PM

Jun 8

7:00PM

Jun 9

4:30PM

Jun 13

6:00PM
95 min
1983
United States of America
Adrian Lyne
Inspired and informed by the “Erotic 80s” season of film critic and historian Karina Longworth’s acclaimed podcast “You Must Remember This”, Sidewalk Cinema’s Erotic 80s film series highlights 10 influential and emblematic erotic thrillers featured in the series. Over the course of 12 podcast episodes Longworth investigates the cultural, social and political impact of the erotic thriller genre throughout the decade and beyond. The “Erotic 80s” film series presents the opportunity to catch zeitgeisty erotic thrillers on the big screen. The series can be viewed on its own, but is also intended as a companion to the award-winning podcast series, listen here: https://www.youmustrememberthispodcast.com/

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema

Jun 20

4:45PM

Jun 21

6:00PM

Jun 22

1:00PM 8:00PM

Jun 23

6:00PM
120 min
Every third Thursday of the month, join us at the Sidewalk Cinema for Alabama Filmmaker Networking Happy Hour from 5pm-7pm and then Monthly Movie Trivia from 8-10pm. Network, pitch ideas, school your contemporaries with movie trivia, and enjoy some drinks. We'll see you there!

Sidewalk Cinema Lobby

Jun 20

8:00PM

Jul 18

8:00PM

Aug 15

8:00PM

Sep 19

8:00PM

Oct 17

8:00PM

Nov 21

8:00PM

Dec 19

8:00PM

August 19-25, 2024

Sidewalk Film Festival

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