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.

Summer Hours
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and Friday: 1 – 8 p.m.

Upcoming Movies
Movie: The Divergent Series: Allegiant, PG-13, 2h 1 m
June 7 -10
1:00 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 5:20 p.m.
Tris (Shailene Woodley) escapes with Four (Theo James) to journey beyond the wall that encloses Chicago. For the first time, they leave the only city and family they have ever known to find a peaceful solution. Once outside, they learn shocking new truths that render old discoveries meaningless. As the ruthless battle threatens humanity, Tris and Four quickly decide who to trust to survive. Tris must ultimately make difficult choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love.
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Movie: Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, PG-13, 2h 33m
June 14-16
1:00 p.m., 5:15 p.m.
It’s been nearly two years since Superman’s (Henry Cavill) colossal battle with Zod (Michael Shannon) devastated the city of Metropolis. The loss of life and collateral damage left many feeling angry and helpless, including crime-fighting billionaire Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck). Convinced that Superman is now a threat to humanity, Batman embarks on a personal vendetta to end his reign on Earth, while the conniving Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) launches his own crusade against the Man of Steel.
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Movie: 10 Cloverfield Lane, PG-13, 1h 46m
June 21-23
1:00 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 5:20 p.m.
After surviving a car accident, Michelle (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) wakes up to find herself in an underground bunker with two men. Howard (John Goodman) tells her that a massive chemical attack has rendered the air unbreathable, and their only hope of survival is to remain inside. Despite the comforts of home, Howard’s controlling and menacing nature makes Michelle want to escape. After taking matters into her own hands, the young woman finally discovers the truth about the outside world.
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Movie: Barbershop The Next Cut, PG-13, 1h 52m
June 28-30
1:00 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 5:20 p.m.
To survive harsh economic times, Calvin and Angie have merged the barbershop and beauty salon into one business. The days of male bonding are gone as Eddie and the crew must now contend with sassy female co-workers and spirited clientele. As the battle of the sexes rages on, a different kind of conflict has taken over Chicago. Crime and gangs are on the rise, leaving Calvin worried about the fate of his son. Together, the friends come up with a bold plan to take back their beloved neighborhood.
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Regular Hours (Beginning August 24)

  • 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.