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    FILM

    16th Annual Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival

    Presented by Sidewalk Film Festival at Alabama Theatre

    August 22 - August 24, 2014

    Sidewalk 2014 will take place in the Theatre District of Downtown Birmingham on August 22, 23 and 24. The Alabama Moving Image Association was created to inspire, encourage and support films and filmmaking in Alabama. With eight venues located within Birmingham’s historic Theatre District (featuring the newly restored Alabama Theatre, a 2,200 seat movie palace built by Paramount in 1927), spontaneity rules ...more


    EarFilms - The U.S. Premiere of "To Sleep To Dream"

    Presented by Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center at Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center

    August 19 - August 22, 2014

    Experience the U.S. premiere of EarFilms’ cuttingedge, award-winning, feature-length film, To Sleep To Dream, in the intimate setting of the Odess blackbox theatre. »...more

    Slugterra Return of the Elementals

    Presented by Carmike Cinemas at Carmike Cinemas Summit 16

    August 2 - August 24, 2014

    Slugterra Return of the Elementals is the first feature length movie based on the Disney XD TV series.

    It’s an epic sci-fi comedy adventure set deep underground, where the...more

    Monday at the Movies

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 25, 2014

    Arthur Dent is an ordinary man until he discovers that his best friend is an alien, that the world is going to be destroyed, and ends up hitchhiking on a spaceship. His friend Ford gives him a...more

    Doctor Who Season Premiere - A Cinema Event

    Presented by Fathom Events at Regal Trussville Stadium 16

    August 25, 2014

    Fathom Events and BBC Worldwide are thrilled to celebrate new beginnings when Doctor Who Season Premiere: Deep Breath comes to select cinemas nationwide for an amazing one-night event on...more

    American Girl: Back to School Party

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    August 26, 2014

    Start the year off with Samantha and her friends, as they help you make some special school accessories of your own. Registration begins Aug. 5. Grades K-6


    Brown Bag Lunch Series - August 2014

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook)

    August 6 - August 27, 2014

    The doors open at noon and the program begins promptly at 12:30pm. Please bring a sack lunch; drinks and dessert provided. For more information, contact Katie at 205-445-1118 or...more

    Movie Time

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at West End Branch Library (BPL)

    August 28, 2014

    Looking for a great movie? We got you covered. Bring a friend, sit back and relax. The movie is on us.


    Free Saturday Movie Matinee

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Five Points West Regional Library (BPL)

    August 30, 2014

    The Five Points West Library presents a free Saturday afternoon movie matinee. We will be screening a newly released Webslinger movie. Light refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.


    Animation

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center

    May 24 - August 31, 2014

    ANIMATION featuring CARTOON NETWORK

    Explore how art, math, science and technology come together in the exciting world of Animation featuring Cartoon Network. Experiment with animation from...more

    Sidewalk Salon - On-set Safety

    Presented by Sidewalk Film Festival at ROJO

    September 2, 2014

    Join us to hear advice from industry experts about how to keep everyone safe during your next film project. Sidewalk Salon is a FREE monthly networking and educational event aimed at film makers...more

    First Thursdays: After Hours At BMA

    Presented by Birmingham Museum of Art at Birmingham Museum of Art

    September 4, 2014

    Your Night at the Museum!

    The Birmingham Museum of Art is pleased to present an after-hours experience on the first Thursday of each month. Wander the galleries, sip cocktails in the...more

    Vulcan Keepsakes

    Presented by Vulcan Park and Museum at Vulcan Park and Museum

    December 1, 2013 - September 7, 2014

    Vulcan Keepsakes: Iron Man Memorabilia from the Birmingham Community Since his display at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair, Vulcan has inspired an untold numbers of souvenirs. There have been...more

    British TV viewing - Doctor Who Fan Club

    Presented by The Blue Box Companions - Doctor Who Fan Club at Homewood Public Library

    September 13, 2014

    The Blue Box Companions of Birmingham is a Doctor Who and British Television fan club located in Birmingham, Alabama. Our group meets once a month to watch Doctor Who as well as other British...more

    Adaptations Screening Party

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Avondale Regional Library (BPL)

    September 14, 2014

    Adaptations is Avondale Library's book-to-film group. For each title, we host a screening party (where we watch a companion film) and an AfterParty (where we discuss the selected title)....more

    Calling All Teens: Movie & Pizza Party

    Presented by Homewood Public Library at Homewood Public Library

    September 23, 2014

    Join us for an amazing recently released movie and your fill of pizza!.Thomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning they're all trapped in a maze that...more

    Sidewalk E-Series #9 - Equality

    Presented by Sidewalk Film Festival at RMTC Cabaret Theatre

    September 23, 2014

     The E-Series is a year long film and discussion series designed to stimulate conversations about four issues that are particularly relevant to the Birmingham metro area today- Economic...more

    Adaptations AfterParty - The Monuments Men

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Avondale Regional Library (BPL)

    September 23, 2014

    Adaptations is Avondale Library's book-to-film group. For each title, we host a screening party (where we watch a companion film) and an AfterParty (where we discuss the selected title)....more

    Kidz Kitchen with Hello Kitty

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    October 4, 2014

    Make Halloween inspired treats that are adorable and delicious!  All ages are welcome.


    Sidewalk Salon - Zombies on Film

    Presented by Sidewalk Film Festival

    October 7, 2014

    Join us for a discussion about the rise of the zombie genre flicks, featuring Matt Mogk as speaker. Sidewalk Salon is a FREE monthly networking and educational event aimed at film makers and film...more

    British TV viewing - Doctor Who Fan Club

    Presented by The Blue Box Companions - Doctor Who Fan Club at Homewood Public Library

    October 11, 2014

    The Blue Box Companions of Birmingham is a Doctor Who and British Television fan club located in Birmingham, Alabama. Our group meets once a month to watch Doctor Who as well as other British...more

    Adaptations Screening Party

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Avondale Regional Library (BPL)

    October 12, 2014

    Adaptations is Avondale Library's book-to-film group. For each title, we host a screening party (where we watch a companion film) and an AfterParty (where we discuss the selected title)....more

    Gone With the Wind

    Presented by Alabama Theatre at Alabama Theatre

    October 19, 2014

    A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War. 238 min. PG.

    There will be a sing-along and Mighty Wurlitzer Organ...more

    Adaptations AfterParty - Chocolat

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Avondale Regional Library (BPL)

    October 21, 2014

    Adaptations is Avondale Library's book-to-film group. For each title, we host a screening party (where we watch a companion film) and an AfterParty (where we discuss the selected title)....more

    Documentaries After Dark - Ancient Egypt

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook)

    October 21, 2014

    From Amazon.com:
    In Saqqara, Egypt's city of the dead, archaeologists began chipping away to find a honeycomb of burial shafts, passages and funeral chambers connected to Ramses and...more

    Sidewalk E-Series #10 - Education

    Presented by Sidewalk Film Festival at RMTC Cabaret Theatre

    October 21, 2014

     The E-Series is a year long film and discussion series designed to stimulate conversations about four issues that are particularly relevant to the Birmingham metro area today- Economic...more

    Evenings @ EOL: Boards & Blocks

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook)

    September 23 - October 28, 2014

    You bring the family, we'll bring the board games and LEGOs for free play on the fourth Tuesday of September and October. All ages. No registration required.


    Carrie

    Presented by Alabama Theatre at Alabama Theatre

    October 28, 2014

    A young, abused and timid 17-year-old girl discovers she has telekinesis, and gets pushed to the limit on the night of her school’s prom by a humiliating prank. 98 min. R.

    There will...more

    The Craft

    Presented by Alabama Theatre at Alabama Theatre

    October 29, 2014

    A newcomer to a Catholic prep high school falls in with a trio of outcast teenage girls who practice witchcraft and they all soon conjure up various spells and curses against those who even...more

    PJ Storytime in October

    Presented by Hoover Public Library at Hoover Public Library

    October 2 - October 30, 2014

    Wear your pajamas to this storytime! Kids of all ages can enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, and a bedtime snack.


    Troll 2

    Presented by Alabama Theatre at Alabama Theatre

    October 30, 2014

    A family vacationing in a small town discovers the entire town is inhabited by goblins in disguise as humans, who plan to eat them. 95 min. PG-13.

    There will be a sing-along and Mighty...more

    Documentaries After Dark - Boxing in China

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook)

    November 4, 2014

    From Amazon.com:
    Award-winning filmmaker Yung Chang (Up the Yangtze) returns to China for another riveting documentary on that country s ever-changing economic landscape--this time through...more

    Sidewalk Salon - Working As an Extra

    Presented by Sidewalk Film Festival at ROJO

    November 4, 2014

    Join us to learn how to get involved in the movies--as an extra! Speaker Ian Cunningham will hold a discussion about what to expect. Sidewalk Salon is a FREE monthly networking and educational...more

    British TV viewing - Doctor Who Fan Club

    Presented by The Blue Box Companions - Doctor Who Fan Club at Homewood Public Library

    November 8, 2014

    The Blue Box Companions of Birmingham is a Doctor Who and British Television fan club located in Birmingham, Alabama. Our group meets once a month to watch Doctor Who as well as other British...more

    Adaptations Screening Party

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Avondale Regional Library (BPL)

    November 9, 2014

    Adaptations is Avondale Library's book-to-film group. For each title, we host a screening party (where we watch a companion film) and an AfterParty (where we discuss the selected title)....more

    Sidewalk E-Series #11 - Education

    Presented by Sidewalk Film Festival at RMTC Cabaret Theatre

    November 18, 2014

     The E-Series is a year long film and discussion series designed to stimulate conversations about four issues that are particularly relevant to the Birmingham metro area today- Economic...more

    Adaptations AfterParty - The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Avondale Regional Library (BPL)

    November 18, 2014

    Adaptations is Avondale Library's book-to-film group. For each title, we host a screening party (where we watch a companion film) and an AfterParty (where we discuss the selected title)....more

    Jerusalem - IMAX

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center

    May 23 - November 26, 2014

    The Promised Land for the Jews, the Holy Land to Christians, and the Land of the Prophets to the Muslim world.

    Explore for the first time in IMAX this crossroads of civilization and faith....more

    Sidewalk Salon - Holiday Social

    Presented by Sidewalk Film Festival at ROJO

    December 2, 2014

    Sidewalk Salon is a FREE monthly networking and educational event aimed at film makers and film fans alike. Join us the 1st Tuesday of each month to meet new people, learn something new and enjoy...more

    Sidewalk E-Series #12 - Education

    Presented by Sidewalk Film Festival at RMTC Cabaret Theatre

    December 9, 2014

     The E-Series is a year long film and discussion series designed to stimulate conversations about four issues that are particularly relevant to the Birmingham metro area today- Economic...more

    British TV viewing - Doctor Who Fan Club

    Presented by The Blue Box Companions - Doctor Who Fan Club at Homewood Public Library

    December 13, 2014

    The Blue Box Companions of Birmingham is a Doctor Who and British Television fan club located in Birmingham, Alabama. Our group meets once a month to watch Doctor Who as well as other British...more

    Documentaries After Dark - Appalachian Photography

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook)

    December 16, 2014

    From Amazon.com:
    An audience favorite at Sundance, tonight's film is an introduction to the work of renowned photographer Shelby Lee Adams. Born in Eastern Kentucky, Adams has devoted 30...more

    Evenings @ EOL: Family Movie and Popcorn

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook)

    September 16 - December 16, 2014

    Bring the family and enjoy a G-rated movie and popcorn on the third Tuesday of every month (no movie in November). All ages. No registration required.


    Adaptations AfterParty - The Snow Queen

    Presented by Birmingham Public Library at Avondale Regional Library (BPL)

    December 16, 2014

    Adaptations is Avondale Library's book-to-film group. For each title, we host a screening party (where we watch a companion film) and an AfterParty (where we discuss the selected title)....more

    SNaP: Movie and Popcorn

    Presented by Emmet O'Neal Library at Emmet O'Neal Library (Mountain Brook)

    September 18 - December 18, 2014

    Third Thursday of every month. Call 205-879-0497 for movie details and end times. 3rd-6th graders. No registration required.


    To the Arctic - IMAX

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center

    March 21, 2014 - January 8, 2015

    An extraordinary journey to the top of the world, the documentary adventure "To The Arctic" tells the ultimate tale of survival. The film takes audiences on a never-before-experienced...more

    Island of Lemurs: Madagascar - IMAX

    Presented by McWane Science Center at McWane Science Center

    April 4, 2014 - March 27, 2015

    Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby, Dolphin Tale) narrates the IMAX documentary Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, the incredible true story of nature’s greatest...more

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra Red Diamond SuperPops! Series

    Presented by Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Leslie S. Wright Fine Arts Center - Samford University

    September 26, 2014 - May 2, 2015

    Celebrating the best in Pops, Broadway, Jazz and More!

    Sept. 26 - The Hit Men
    Oct. 17 - Act of Congress, Alabama Theatre
    Nov. 14 - Ann Hampton Callaway sings Streisand...more

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