The Cinema & Gaming Committee of the Spotlight Programs Board select the movies to screen in Cinefest, the student-run movie theater. In operation since 1991, Cinefest screens show a wide variety of films for the community including cult classics, foreign films, documentaries, independent films and Atlanta premieres. Below is updated theater information.

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Regular Hours

  • Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: 1-9 p.m.


  • Admission is free with a valid Georgia State University student ID
  • Faculty and staff: $3 with valid university ID
  • General Admission: $5
  • Credit and debit cards are 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 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. Visit the Spotlight Programs Board at the Student Center East, Suite 316 or call 404-413-1610.

To reserve the Cinefest Theater, complete the Cinefest Facility Rental Form.