Cinefest

Cinefest

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, Thursday and Friday: 1 – 8 p.m.

Upcoming Movies

Movie: The Boss, R (One hour and 39 minutes)
July 19-21
1:00 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 5:20 p.m.
Wealthy CEO Michelle Darnell (Melissa McCarthy) always gets her way, until she’s busted for insider trading and sent to federal prison. After leaving jail, Darnell finds herself broke, homeless and hated. Luckily, she tracks down former assistant Claire (Kristen Bell), the only person who’s willing to help. While staying with Claire and her young daughter, the ex-con devises a new business model for a brownie empire. Unfortunately, some old enemies stand in the way of her return to the top.
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Movie: The Huntsman Winter War, PG-13 (Two hours and three minutes)
July 26-28
1:00 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 5:20 p.m.
Betrayed by her evil sister Ravenna (Charlize Theron), heartbroken Freya (Emily Blunt) retreats to a northern kingdom to raise an army of huntsmen as her protectors. Gifted with the ability to freeze her enemies in ice, Freya teaches her young soldiers to never fall in love. When Eric (Chris Hemsworth) and fellow warrior Sara defy this rule, the angry queen does whatever she can to stop them. As war between the siblings escalates, Eric and Sara unite with Freya to end Ravenna’s wicked reign.
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Regular Hours (Beginning August 24)

  • 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

  • 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 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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