Sidewalk Film is a dynamic federally recognized, 501c3 non-profit organization and a top tier cultural organization in Birmingham, Alabama. We develop opportunities for diverse audiences to discover film through creative, thought-provoking screenings and experiences and offer educational and networking programs for students, amateurs and working professionals.
If you are looking for a way to make a real impact on the community while building and/or strengthening your brand, sponsor the Sidewalk Film Festival, Sidewalk Film Education/Outreach Programs or any of our fantastic mini-festivals, series or special programs within the Cinema.
The Sidewalk Film Festival is Birmingham’s premier cultural event of the summer, with over 15,000 attendees seeing more than 300 films, from around the world and down the street. August 24-30, 2020.
The Sidewalk Jewish Film Festival is a cinematic exploration of Jewish life, through the presentation of new and classic titles that showcase the people and culture, history and present day issues.
The Sidewalk Film Center & Cinema Women In Film Festival features important, innovative and influential films directed by women. The festival intends to acknowledge that the contributions made by women are often overlooked in the film industry and aims to highlight and celebrate the important artistic and technical contributions made by female filmmakers. In addition to first run and retrospective film screenings, the festival offers related panels, workshops and networking activities and intends to create conversation around topics relevant to female filmworkers. March 13-15, 2020.
The series that allows parents to have a night out without hiring a sitter. An all ages film supervised by chaperones screens in one Theater and a film aimed at an adult audience screens simultaneously in our other theater. Both are coordinated to end at the same time, approximately 8:00. Children 5 and over only.