May 05, 2022

Announcing the 24th Annual Sidewalk Film Festival presented by Regions Bank

August 22-28, 2022. Downtown Birmingham's Historic Theatre District. VIP and Weekend Passes on sale May 15.

Mar 16, 2022

The 94th Academy Awards at Sidewalk Cinema from Corey Craft

[caption id="attachment_9143" align="alignleft" width="165"] Corey Craft is Sidewalk's Lead Features Programmer and co-host of our Sidetalks podcast.[/caption] Nominations for the 94th Academy Awards are quickly approaching, and as usual, a...

Mar 07, 2022

Women In Film Week Returns to the Sidewalk Cinema

Women in the film industry are grossly underrepresented (and undercompensated). In 2020, 78.9% of movie directors of theatrical films were male and as recently as 2014 a disgusting 95.7% of...

Mar 03, 2022

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema Announces Hires, Promotions

Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema announced today a recent internal restructure, including four new hires and seven staff promotions. "These internal additions and shifts will enhance our team's abilities to...

Feb 23, 2022

2022 Midnight Madness Series

We're excited to announce the Sidewalk Cinema's first ever late night movie series, Midnight Madness! We'll have a different culty, fun film on the screen at midnight one weekend night...

Feb 07, 2022

Black Lens Film Week Programming from T. Marie King

[caption id="attachment_5889" align="alignleft" width="150"] T. Marie King is Sidewalk's Lead Shorts Programmer and Black Lens Programmer.[/caption] Ever since I was a child, I have been fascinated by the world of...

Feb 04, 2022

Executive Director’s Statement on Alamo Drafthouse News

MEDIA STATEMENT: Feb. 4, 2022 Official Sidewalk Film Center + Cinema Statement Orchestra Partners/Alabama Power Company Alamo Drafthouse Announcement   Please attribute the following to Chloe Cook, Sidewalk Film Center...

Jan 28, 2022

Kiss ‘Em or Diss ‘Em Valentines Spectacular Returns to the Sidewalk Cinema

Sidewalk returns with its legendary Kiss ‘Em or Diss ‘Em Valentine’s Spectacular! Spread over three days, this Valentine + Anti-Valentine event has something for everyone.   On Saturday, Feb. 12th...

Dec 03, 2021

Have a ’90s Holiday at Sidewalk Cinema

'Twas the 1990s' and all through the decade we liked our malls facing inward and our holiday movies moody and enigmatic. So this holiday season we're celebrating the decade that...

Nov 16, 2021

Sidewalk’s Annual Black Friday Sale

Want to shop local this Black Friday?  Want to give experiences instead of stuff?  Looking for gifts for those hard to shop for people in your life?  Want to save...

August 22-28, 2022

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