May 01, 2024

Ladies First! Six Women-Led Films at the 26th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival + VIP & Weekend Passes Now On Sale!

We are extremely excited to bring you our first six titles for the 26th Sidewalk Film Festival! All are female-directed, female-led and female focused!  Every year, we screen thousands of...

Mar 27, 2024

Announcing 2024 Alabama Film Week Titles

Alabama might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think about filmmaking, but the craft is alive and well in the deep south. The Alabama Film...

Feb 29, 2024

Sidewalk’s 2024 Staff Picks Series: Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

Casey Engelbrecht has served as Director of Operations at the Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema/Sidewalk Film Festival since 2021. In this role, she is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring...

Feb 23, 2024

Sidewalk’s 2024 Staff Picks Series: The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

Our 2024 Staff Picks series continues next month with a sci-fi cult favorite, picked by Box Office Associate, Richard O'Brien. Here’s what they had to say about their pick: “Directed...

Feb 22, 2024

More Black Lens Film Week Highlights

This blog post is by Black Lens Programmer, Patrick Johnson. Good people of Birmingham and beyond, Sidewalk’s Black Lens Film Week has returned for 2024! A true celebration of Black...

Feb 16, 2024

Black Lens Film Week Highlights

This blog post is by Ariel Smith, Screener and Black Lens Intern Why am I enthusiastic about Black Lens? There's so much to love! We're honoring and showcasing black films that...

Jan 22, 2024

Black Lens Film Week 2024

[caption id="attachment_16404" align="alignleft" width="138"] T. Marie King Black Lens Programmer[/caption] Birmingham! Hey fam, it's that time of the year – Black Lens Film Week is back, and you're invited to...

Jan 17, 2024

Sidewalk’s 2024 Staff Pick Series: Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

Our 2024 Staff Picks series kicks off this month with one of the all-time great cult-classic films, picked by Front of House Manager, Jeonna Mims. Here’s what they had to...

Dec 15, 2023

Sidewalk’s 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

Give the cinephile in your life the perfect gift this season with Sidewalk’s Holiday Gift Guide! We’ve got stocking stuffers starting at $3, Cinema Memberships starting at $40, and 2024...

Nov 14, 2023

Sidewalk’s 2023 Staff Picks Series: Rushmore

Our 2023 Staff Picks series continues this month with the film that solidified director Wes Anderson as one of the all-time greats, picked by Sponsorship Sales + Fundraising Manager, Kelley...

August 19-25, 2024

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