The Films and Entertainment Committee of the Spotlight Programs Board selects the movies to screen in Cinefest, the student-run movie theater. In operation since 1991, Cinefest screens a wide variety of films for the community including cult classics, foreign films, documentaries, independent films and Atlanta premieres. Below is an updated list of movies and theater information.

Upcoming Movies

Star Wars: The Force Awakens, PG-13
April 20-22
1 p.m., 3:20 p.m., 5:40 p.m, 8 p.m.
Watch Trailer

Regular Hours 

  • Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 1 – 9 p.m.
  • Monday and  Tuesday: Closed
  • Saturday, Sunday: Closed

Theater will open on days it is typically closed in the event of special rentals, events or festivals.


  • Admission is free with a valid Georgia State University student ID
  • Perimeter College students, faculty and staff – $3 with valid University ID
  • General Admission – $5
  • Credit and debit cards are not accepted.

All shows are general seating. The movie theater lobby opens 10 minutes prior to the scheduled screening. Seating is first come, first served.

Stay Connected With Us
Follow us on Twitter @GSUCinefest and on Instagram @GSUCinefest to find out about:

  • Movie times
  • Show titles
  • Poster giveaways

Food & Beverages
Outside food or beverages are not permitted inside the theater. Popcorn, beverages, candy and snack items will be offered for purchase (cash only) from the theater concession stand prior to and during movie operations.

Reserving the Theater
Campus departments and student organizations can reserve the movie theater for special programs and events. Come by the Spotlight Programs Board at Student Center East, Room 314 or call 404-413-1610. To reserve the Cinefest Theater, complete the Cinefest Facility Rental Form.


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