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: Barbershop The Next Cut, PG-13 (One hour and 52 minutes)
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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Movie: Keanu, R (One hour and 40 minutes)
July 5-7
1:00 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 5:20 p.m.
Recently dumped by his girlfriend, slacker Rell (Jordan Peele) finds some happiness when a cute kitten winds up on his doorstep. After a heartless thief steals the cat, Rell recruits his cousin Clarence (Keegan-Michael Key) to help him retrieve it. They soon learn that a thug named Cheddar (Method Man) has the animal, and he’ll only give it back if the two men agree to work for him. Armed with guns and a gangster attitude, it doesn’t take long for the hapless duo to land in big trouble.
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Movie: The Jungle Book, PG (One hour and 51 minutes)
July 12-14
1:00 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 5:20 p.m.
Raised by a family of wolves since birth, Mowgli (Neel Sethi) must leave the only home he’s ever known when the fearsome tiger Shere Khan (Idris Elba) unleashes his mighty roar. Guided by a no-nonsense panther (Ben Kingsley) and a free-spirited bear (Bill Murray), the young boy meets an array of jungle animals, including a slithery python and a smooth-talking ape. Along the way, Mowgli learns valuable life lessons as his epic journey of self-discovery leads to fun and adventure.
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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 (2 hours and 3 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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