As part of the Spotlight Programs Board (SPB) Film’s Program, the Film’s Committee selects movies to screen in the Cinefest Theater. Cinefest is our 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. Check our updated list of movies and theater information.

Upcoming Movies

April 1 – 3
1 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 8:30 p.m.
*6:00 p.m. showing on Thursday, April 2nd will not be shown due to special event.

The Wedding Ringer
April 8 – 10
1 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.

1 p.m., 5:20
American Sniper
3:00 p.m., 7:30
April 15- 17

Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
1 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:00 p.m., 8:30 p.m.
April 22-24

Peoples Choice Outdoor Movie
April 27
Cast you vote now at the theater.

Spring Hours 2015

  • Wednesday – Friday: 1 p.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Mon, Tues: Closed
  • Saturday, Sunday: Closed

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


  • Admission is Free with a valid Georgia State University Student ID
  • Faculty & Staff – $3 with valid Georgia State University ID
  • General Admission – $5
  • Credit/debit cards are not accepted.

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

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 Movie 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. Please contact the Spotlight Programs Board Office at 404-413-1610.