The Films and Entertainment Committee of the Spotlight Programs Board select 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 updated theater information.

Mar. 8-10: Moonlight | 1 p.m., 5:30 p.m.; Fences | 3 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
Mar. 13-17: Closed for Spring Break
Mar. 22-24: La La Land | 1 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m.
Mar. 29-31: Split |1 p.m., 5 p.m.; The Bye Bye Man | 3 p.m., 7  p.m.

Apr. 5-7: Space Jam | 1 p.m., 5 p.m.; Passengers | 3 p.m., 7 p.m.
Apr. 12-14: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story | 1 p.m., 3:20 p.m., 5:40 p.m., 8 p.m.
Apr. 19-21: Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them | 1 p.m., 3:20 p.m., 5:40 p.m., 8 p.m.

*Movie titles and times are subject to change.

Regular Hours

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

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Food and 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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