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Green Screen Details

Through our Green Screen series, we proudly present movies that make the world cleaner and greener. Learn what others are doing to make a difference, and get inspired to get in on the act.

Stage and Screen Details

Our Stage and Screen series brings you the best theater, ballet and opera performances from around the world on the big screen in the cozy confines of the film center.

Wex at Gateway Details

Through our partnership with the Wexner Center for the Arts, we bring you unique, challenging and inspiring cinema from today’s modern masters.

Documentary Week Details

A celebrated hallmark series only at Gateway Film Center. Twice a year, GFC president and head programmer Chris Hamel selects the best, boldest and brighest documentaries from around the world and plays them all in one place, for one week only.

As one of the finest collections of docs anywhere, Columbus Documentary Week is often a bellwether for the Academy Awards, regularly screening all best documentary nominess before they are announced. 

Purple Snowflakes Details

Our holiday themed film series for kids. Get in the spirit with touching fun holiday stories that are for the season.

Heebie-Jeebie Details

Fun, kid-friendly spooky films with thrills and chills the whole family will enjoy. 

Book to Film Details

Join us for this free family film series that brings your favorite books to the big screen. Presented every summer in partnership with the Columbus Metropolitan Library.

Admission is free with a library card.

Sensory Friendly Films Details

For families and individuals with autism or developmental disabilites, these screenings are presented in lower volume with the lights kept up in a "no-sushing" atmosphere.

Tickets are $5, and all proceeds benefit the Ohio State University Nisonger Center.

Hoot Details

The last Saturday of every month, we offer child-friendly short films from around the world, paired with music by the Shazzbots, time for dancing and lobby activities.

Oscar Movies Details

The most complete line up of Oscar nominated films in the city, right here at Gateway Film Center.

Super Tuesday Details

Recover from Monday with the bar-none best movie deal in the city. Enjoy $5 movies and all the popcorn you can eat, every Tuesday. 3D upcharges apply.

21 and Up Details

Shows and events for our customers who are 21 and over.

Geek Sneaks Details

The ultimate first-look celebration for the genre films we’re in
a frenzy to see. Geek Sneaks get you into the movie first, where you’ll experience them in the ultimate geeking-out atmosphere: parties, unique pre-show entertainment (think behind the scenes and rare footage) and themed drink and dining specials, with a group that loves the movie as much as you do!

GFC Exclusive Details

We built our reputation for the best programming in the country -- and maybe the world -- on our exclusives. Gateway Film Center brings you the movies you have to see ... but can't get anywhere else.

Student Special Details

Unique pricing, programming or promotions for students in our community.

World Cinema Details

Movies from around the globe, brought to the big GFC screen here in Columbus.

Nightmares on High Street Details

The world's only weekly horror film festival. See a new hard-to-find, must-see horror feature every seven days. Seriously: no one else on the planet is doing this!

Monster Movies Details

Join Dr. Bob Tesla, fictional younger brother of Nikola Tesla, as he and his creature cohorts transform one auditorium into their personal laboratory to bring you timeless monster movies.

Nightmares from the Crypt Details

The best horror movies, resurrected from the past so you can see them on the big screen for maximum fright. Think greats like The Exorcist -- or better yet, don't. *Shiver*

Hitchcocktober Details

A month-long celebration of the suspense master, held lovingly every October at GFC. Four Hitch movies, with fun ways to participate, like original posters and collectible t-shirts. A guest and staff favorite.

Show Us Your Shorts Details

An open-mic night for short films. On the last Monday of the month, register your short film by email, then come see it screen with a voting audience. Tickets are $5 dollars, and the audience-chosen best short takes home the dough!

Please send all submissions to our director of communications, Johnny DiLoretto, at jdiloretto@gatewayfilmcentercom. All submissions are due by 5 p.m. the day before the program.

Ohio Grown Film Details

Film center-sponsored screenings that bring Ohio filmmakers an audience and let them share in ticket revenue.

Have an Ohio-grown film? Call us to schedule a screening today!

Homemade Horror Details

An annual screening of the best Ohio-made horror shorts.

As the home for horror in Columbus and statewide, once a year we collect and present the best scary, unsettling and frighteningly funny horror shorts from local filmmakers in one competition screenings. Winners get cash prizes and coveted screening slots before major studio features. 

Cinema Classics Details

Once a month, John DeSando and Johnny DiLoretto – film critics and hosts of the award-winning WCBE show Cinema Classics – choose an iconic film to bring back to the big screen. This is your chance to catch a movie that changed film history and inspired later favorites.

Gateway Up Late Details

Late night shenanigans! When 11 p.m. hits, we roll all movie prices to $5 and mix in the best retro, throwback and cult hits, then discount drinks and activate the coveted Up Late Spicy Pizza on the Torpedo Room and concessions menu.

Holiday Classics Details

A must-attend event and a new annual family tradition: Holiday Classics at GFC. See the holiday movies that defined the season, back again on the big screen as they were meant to be seen. 

Beer Tastings and Timeless Films Details

At the film center, we love beer about as much as we love movies. So we made the brilliant decision to marry the two in our Beer Tastings + Timeless Films series.

Join us each month as we screen iconic movies and show off our collection of craft and locally brewed beers. Tickets are $15, and include three samples, one pint, snacks and a great movie.

Double Barrel Details

Every Fourth of July weekend, the Double Barrel series rides again with a tribute to some of the best Westerns ever made.

Nite Owl Theatre Details

Name 10 Trivia Details

Check out the big brain on Brad! Come with a team or play pickup when you get here, then have a blast fighting it out to determine whose noggin is packed with the most obscure factoids.

Celebrate Stallone Details

Yo. He’s a Hollywood legend, from his real-life come-from-behind story to his oil-and-muscle roles, and every year, we throw a screening and party in his honor.

Shaun of the Dead on Valentine's Day Details

Every Valentine's Day, return to the Winchester and fall in love all over again with our audience-favorite Shaun of the Dead screenings. Always perfectly paired with craft brews, themed drinks and date night dishes from The Torpedo Room.

Reelin' and Rockin' Details

A monthly rock documentary series held at 8 p.m. every third Wednesday of the month. DJs Brian Phillips and Colin Gawel from our partner CD1025 pick, present and host some of the very best concert movies, music documentaries and more. Happy hour specials for Reelin' and Rockin' begin at 7 p.m.

Nina West Presents Details

National sensation and Columbus's premier entertainer Nina West pairs some of her favorite movies with bawdy, hilarious programs that will have you cheering.

TV on the Big Screen Details

Academy Awards Celebration at GFC Details

The best Academy Awards party in the city! Hobnob with other Oscar fans, vote for your favorites and watch all the excitement on the big screen.

This year’s celebration is a fundraiser for the Greater Columbus Film Commission, which means in addition to all the fun you'll have, you'll also be helping to promote and produce film here in Central Ohio.

Groundhog Day Details

Take our ultimate fan test, returning every February with Punxsutawney Phil! Watch the Bill Murray classic Groundhog Day for 24 hours straight and win movie tickets for a year. 

Note: our iconic marathon sells out! Come to the ticket release party to guarantee your spot and score some other perks, like first-in seating.

Above and Beyond

documentary | NR | 1hr 30min

In 1948, a group of World War II pilots volunteered to fight for Israel in the War of Independence. As members of ...

Opening at GFC:

03/20/2015

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Ballet 422

documentary | NR | 1hr 12min

From first rehearsal to world premiere, Ballet 422 takes us backstage at New York City Ballet as emerging choreographer ...

Opening at GFC:

03/13/2015

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  • April 8th
Best of Shorts from Rural Route Film Fest

NR

The Rural Route Film Festival was created to highlight works that deal with unique people and places outside of the ...

special event

  • April 8th
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Better Call Saul, Season 1: Episode 10

1hr

Movie: Monday, April 6 at 10:00 PM

special event

Better Call Saul, Season 1: Episode 9

1hr

Movie: Monday, March 30 at 10:00 PM

special event

Cinderella

adventure, drama | PG | 1hr 53min

A live-action retelling of the classic fairy tale about a servant step-daughter who wins the heart of a ...

Opening at GFC:

03/13/2015

  • March 26th
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Cinema Classics: Bullitt (1868) in 35mm

action, crime | PG | 1hr 54min

Rated PG For adult situations/language, violence An all guts, no glory San Francisco cop becomes determined to find the ...

Opening at GFC:

04/05/2015

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  • April 5th
Cinema Classics: Bullitt (1968) in 35mm

action | 1hr 54min

Party: Sunday, April 5 at 2:00PM

special event

  • April 5th
Death Proof

action, thriller | R | 1hr 53min

Two separate sets of voluptuous women are stalked at different times by a scarred stuntman who uses his “death ...

Opening at GFC:

04/03/2015

  • April 3rd
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Divergent Series: Insurgent, The

action, adventure | PG-13 | 119min

Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to ...

Opening at GFC:

03/20/2015

  • March 26th
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Effie Gray

drama | PG-13 | 1hr 48min

A look at the mysterious relationship between Victorian art critic John Ruskin and his teenage bride Effie ...

Opening at GFC:

04/03/2015

  • April 3rd
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Empire Records

comedy, romance | PG-13 | 1hr 30min

April 8 is Rex Manning Day, and we’re celebrating with a one-time exclusive screening of cult classic Empire ...

Opening at GFC:

04/08/2015

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  • April 8th
Farewell To Hollywood

documentary | NR | 1hr 30min

A nonfiction fairytale about love, death, art and the letting ...

Opening at GFC:

04/03/2015

  • April 3rd
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Furious 7

action | PG-13 | 2hr 20min

Continuing the global exploits in the unstoppable franchise built on speed, Vin Diesel, Paul Walker and Dwayne Johnson ...

Opening at GFC:

04/03/2015

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  • April 2nd
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Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 & 2

crime | NR | 5hr 20min

A clash between Sultan (a Qureishi dacoit chief) and Shahid Khan (a Pathan who impersonates him) leads to the expulsion ...

Opening at GFC:

04/03/2015

  • April 3rd
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Get Hard

action, comedy | R

When millionaire James King is nailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis to prep him to go ...

Opening at GFC:

03/27/2015

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  • March 26th
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Global Engagement Series: City of God

R | 2hr 15min

Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the ...

Opening at GFC:

03/25/2015

Hall and Oates: Live in Dublin

theatre | NR | 1hr 45min

Presented by Stage and Screen. Daryl Hall and John Oates finally returned to Europe as they played before a sellout ...

Opening at GFC:

04/02/2015

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  • April 2nd
Hoot 50: Gold

2hr

Party: Saturday, March 28 at 10:00AM

special event

  • March 28th

10:00AM | Open to the public

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  • March 28th
Kingsman: The Secret Service

action, comedy | R | 1hr 40min

A veteran secret agent takes a young upstart under his ...

Opening at GFC:

02/13/2015

  • March 26th
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Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter

drama | NR | 1hr 45min

A lonely Japanese woman becomes convinced that a satchel of money buried and lost in a fictional film, is in fact, ...

Opening at GFC:

04/03/2015

  • April 3rd
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Like Sunday, Like Rain

drama | NR | 1hr 44min

A struggling musician becomes the guardian of a 12-year-old music prodigy one ...

Opening at GFC:

03/27/2015

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  • March 27th
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Mad Men Premiere and Party

drama | PG-13

Party: Sunday, April 5 at 7:00PM

Movie: Sunday, April 5 at 10:00PM

special event

  • April 5th

7:00PM | Open to the public

Mad Men Season 7, Part 2: Episode 2

drama | NR | 1hr

Movie: Sunday, April 12 at 10:00 PM

special event

Mad Men Season 7, Part 2: Episode 3

1hr

Movie: Sunday, April 19 at 10:00 PM

special event

Mad Men Season 7, Part 2: Episode 4

1hr

Movie: Sunday, April 26 at 10:00 PM

special event

Mad Men Season 7, Part 2: Episode 5

1hr

Movie: Sunday, May 3 at 10:00 PM

special event

Mad Men Season 7, Part 2: Episode 6

1hr

Movie: Sunday, May 10 at 10:00 PM

special event

Mad Men Season 7, Part 2: Episode 7

1hr

Party: Sunday, May 17 at 10:00 PM

special event

10:00 PM | Open to the public

Marfa Girl

drama | NR | 1hr 45min

A story centered on a directionless 16-year-old living in Marfa, Texas and his relationships with his girlfriend, his ...

Opening at GFC:

04/03/2015

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Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter

documentary | NR | 1hr 24min

Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter tells the inspiring and largely unknown story of a woman whose life was defined by her ...

Opening at GFC:

03/27/2015

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  • March 27th
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National Theatre Live: Behind The Beautiful Forevers

drama, theatre | NR | 2hr 40min

Rated UR India is surging with global ambition. But beyond the luxury hotels surrounding Mumbai airport lies a ...

Opening at GFC:

04/01/2015

  • April 1st
Ned Rifle

drama | G | 1hr 30min

Henry and Fay’s son Ned sets out to find and kill his father for destroying his mother’s life. But his aims ...

Opening at GFC:

04/03/2015

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Nite Owl Theatre: The Shining

drama, horror | R | 2hr 46min

Columbus late-night legend Fritz The Nite Owl will host Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. Fritz will host the film ...

Opening at GFC:

03/28/2015

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  • March 28th
Red Army

documentary | PG | 1hr 16min

The story of the Soviet Union’s famed Red Army hockey team through the eyes of its ...

Opening at GFC:

03/20/2015

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Repulsion (1965) 50th Anniversary in 35mm

NR | 1hr 44min

Roman Polanski’s first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole (Catherine Deneuve) suffers from ...

Opening at GFC:

05/08/2015

Run All Night

action, crime | NR

An aging hitman is forced to take on his brutal former boss to protect his estranged son and his ...

Opening at GFC:

03/13/2015

  • March 26th
Serena

R | 1hr 49min

In Depression-era North Carolina, the future of George Pemberton’s timber empire becomes complicated when he ...

Opening at GFC:

03/27/2015

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  • March 27th
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Show Us Your Shorts

NR

Party: Monday, March 30 at 9:00PM

special event

  • March 30th
Showgirls

drama | R | 2hr 8min

A young drifter, named Nomi, arrives in Las Vegas to become a dancer and soon sets about clawing and pushing her way to ...

Opening at GFC:

03/27/2015

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  • March 27th
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Song Of The Sea

adventure, animation | PG | 1hr 33min

GFC Exclusive Saoirse is a child who is the last of the selkies, women in Irish and Scottish legends who transform from ...

Opening at GFC:

02/06/2015

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Spring

horror | NR | 1hr 49min

A young man in a personal tailspin flees the US to Italy, where he sparks up a romance with a woman harboring a dark, ...

Opening at GFC:

04/03/2015

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The Breakfast Club

comedy, romantic-comedy | R | 1hr 37min

Five high school students, all different stereotypes, meet in detention, where they pour their hearts out to each ...

Opening at GFC:

04/01/2015

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  • April 1st
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The Walking Dead Season 5 Finale

90min

Party: Sunday, March 29 at 9:00PM

Movie: Sunday, March 29 at 9:00PM

special event

  • March 29th
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9:00PM | Open to the public

We Are Still Here

horror | NR | 1hr 24min

In the cold, wintery fields of New England, a lonely old house wakes up every thirty years – and demands a ...

Opening at GFC:

05/15/2015

What We Do in the Shadows

comedy | NR | 1hr 26min

GFC Exclusive Flatmates Viago, Deacon and Vladislav are three vampires just trying to get by in modern society. From ...

Opening at GFC:

02/27/2015

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Wrecking Crew, The

documentary | PG | 1hr 41min

GFC Exclusive A celebration of the musical work of a group of session musicians known as “The Wrecking ...

Opening at GFC:

03/20/2015

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Zombeavers

comedy, horror | R | 1hr 25min

College friends find their weekend of sex and debauchery ruined when deadly zombie beavers swarm their riverside ...

Opening at GFC:

04/03/2015