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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.

A Wolf At The Door

G | 1hr 40min

A journey to the dark cutting edge of desires, lies and wickedness of a love triangle, from the moment a child is ...

Opening at GFC:

05/01/2015

Adult Beginners

comedy, drama | R | 1hr 30min

A young, narcissistic entrepreneur crashes and burns on the eve of his company’s big launch. With his entire life ...

Opening at GFC:

04/24/2015

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Age of Adaline, The

romance | PG-13 | 1hr 50min

Director Lee Toland Krieger (CELESTE AND JESSE FOREVER) brings to Gateway Film Center this science fiction and romantic ...

Opening at GFC:

04/24/2015

  • April 27th
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Any Day

drama | NR | 1hr 40min

An redemption drama starring Sean Bean, Eva Longoria, Kate Walsh and Tom Arnold. An alcoholic ex-fighter is filled with ...

Opening at GFC:

05/01/2015

Before I Wake

horror, thriller | NR

Presented by Nightmares on High St. A young couple adopt an orphaned child whose dreams – and nightmares – ...

Opening at GFC:

05/08/2015

Cheatin

animation | NR

Rated UR In a fateful bumper car collision, Jake and Ella meet and become the most loving couple in the long history of ...

Opening at GFC:

04/27/2015

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  • April 27th
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Cinema Classics: The Philadelphia Story 75th Anniversary

comedy | NR | 1hr 52min

Party: Sunday, May 3 at 2:00PM

special event

  • May 3rd
Clouds of Sils Maria

drama | R | 2hr 04min

A veteran actress comes face-to-face with an uncomfortable reflection of herself when she agrees to take part in a ...

Opening at GFC:

05/01/2015

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Dalai Lama Awakening

biography, documentary | NR | 2hr

Narrated by Harrison Ford, Dalai Lama Awakening is a re-edit and re-envisioning of director Khashyar Darvich’s ...

Opening at GFC:

05/07/2015

Dalai Lama: Double Feature

documentary | NR | 3hr

Movie: Thursday, May 7 at 6:30PM

special event

  • May 7th
Dior and I

documentary | NR | 1hr 30min

Dior and I brings the viewer inside the storied world of the Christian Dior fashion house with a privileged, ...

Opening at GFC:

05/01/2015

  • May 1st
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English National Opera: La Traviata

drama | NR | 1hr 50min

Presented by Stage & Screen La traviata tells the moving story of how the beautiful but fragile courtesan Violetta ...

Opening at GFC:

04/29/2015

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  • April 29th
Ex Machina

drama, sci-fi | R | 1hr 48min

A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the ...

Opening at GFC:

04/24/2015

  • April 27th
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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

  • April 27th
  • April 28th
  • April 29th
Geek Sneak: The Avengers: Age of Ultron

action, adventure | PG-13

Party: Thursday, April 30 at 6PM

Movie: Thursday, April 30 at 7PM

special event

6PM | Open to the public

Ghost in The Shell (1995)

action, animation | R | 1hr 23min

Ghost in the Shell follows the hunt of the public security agency Section 9 for a mysterious hacker known as the Puppet ...

special event

  • June 19th
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Globe on Screen: Midsummer Nights Dream

drama, theatre | NR | 3hr 2min

Hermia loves Lysander and Helena loves Demetrius – but Demetrius is supposed to be marrying Hermia… When the Duke ...

Opening at GFC:

05/31/2015

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  • May 31st
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Howard The Duck (1984)

action, comedy | PG | 1hr 50min

A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to Earth where he must stop an alien ...

Opening at GFC:

05/01/2015

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Hunting Ground, The

documentary | NR | 1hr 30min

From the makers of The Invisible War comes a startling expose of rape crimes on US campuses, their institutional ...

Opening at GFC:

04/10/2015

  • April 27th
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Hyena

crime, drama | NR | 1hr 52min

Good policing doesn’t necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns ...

Opening at GFC:

05/01/2015

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Icing, The presented by Czech That Film Fest

drama | NR

Rated UR Explosive conversational comedy based on the successful theatre play, which takes place one evening in a ...

Opening at GFC:

05/16/2015

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  • May 16th
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It Follows

horror | NR | 1hr 40min

For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But after a seemingly innocent ...

Opening at GFC:

03/27/2015

  • April 27th
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King of Indie Animation, Bill Plympton visits GFC

animation | NR | 1hr 16min

Party: Monday, April 27 at 8:30 PM

Movie: Monday, April 27 at 7:00

special event

  • April 27th

8:30 PM | Open to the public

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

Maggie

action, drama, horror | PG-13 | 1hr 35min

A teenage girl in the Midwest becomes infected by an outbreak of a disease that slowly turns the infected into ...

Opening at GFC:

05/08/2015

Merchants of Doubt

documentary | PG-13 | 1hr 36min

A documentary that looks at pundits-for-hire who present themselves as scientific authorities as they speak about ...

Opening at GFC:

04/10/2015

  • April 27th
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Misery Loves Comedy

comedy, documentary | 1hr 34min

GFC Exclusive Over fifty very famous American and Canadian funny people (filmmakers, writers, actors and comedians) ...

Opening at GFC:

05/08/2015

National Theatre Live: Man and Superman

NR

Academy Award® nominee Ralph Fiennes (The English Patient, Schindler’s List, Oedipus at the National Theatre) plays ...

Opening at GFC:

06/03/2015

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  • June 3rd
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National Theatre Live: The Hard Problem

NR

Presented by Stage and Screen Hilary, a young psychology researcher at a brainscience institute, is nursing a private ...

Opening at GFC:

05/06/2015

Nite Owl Theatre: Back to The Future (1985)

adventure | PG | 1hr 56min

A young man is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett ...

Opening at GFC:

04/25/2015

Octaman (1971)

sci-fi | PG | 1hr 16min

A team of researchers discovers a strange mutation of man and octopus who proceeds to terrorize ...

Opening at GFC:

05/09/2015

Paper Towns

NR

A young man and his four friends embark upon the road trip of their lives to find the missing girl next ...

Opening at GFC:

07/24/2015

Poltergiest (2015)

horror, thriller | PG-13

Menacing spirirts terrorize a suburban family and hold their youngest daughter ...

Opening at GFC:

05/22/2015

Preservation

horror, thriller | NR | 1hr 30min

An anesthesiologist must awaken her animal instincts when she, her husband and her brother-in-law become the quarry of ...

Opening at GFC:

05/01/2015

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Programming Hope

Rated Sin ...

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  • April 26th
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

Riot Club, The

drama | R | 1hr 47min

Two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous Riot Club, where reputations can be made or destroyed ...

Opening at GFC:

04/24/2015

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Roar (1981)

adventure | PG | 1hr 42min

Ravening jungle beasts assemble in flocks to invade an otherwise quiet home where they chase humans up and down ...

Opening at GFC:

05/08/2015

Saint Laurent

biography, drama | R | 2hr 10min

Yves Saint Laurent’s life from 1967 to 1976, during which time the famed fashion designer was at the peak of his ...

Opening at GFC:

04/26/2015

Serenity (2005)

action, adventure | PG-13 | 1hr 59min

In this continuation of the television series “Firefly,” a group of rebels travels the outskirts of space ...

Opening at GFC:

05/08/2015

Seymour: An Introduction

documentary | PG | 1hr 24min

Director Ethan Hawke explores the life and lessons of piano teacher Seymour ...

Opening at GFC:

04/17/2015

  • April 27th
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Short Films of Hands Off Productions, The

NR

Party: Saturday, May 9 at 4:00PM

special event

  • May 9th
Soul Boys of the Western World

documentary | NR | 1hr 50min

Set against the backdrop of the 80’s music scene, this documentary charts the meteoric rise, fall and ultimate ...

Opening at GFC:

05/08/2015

Stage and Screen: Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

theatre | NR

Presented by Stage and Screen and the Royal Opera House Ballet.   At a garden party on a sunny afternoon, Alice is ...

Opening at GFC:

06/10/2015

Stage and Screen: Moulin Rouge

theatre | NR

Presented by Stage and Screen and Canada’s Royal Winnipeg ...

Opening at GFC:

06/24/2015

Sunshine Superman

documentary | PG | 1hr 40min

A heart-racing documentary portrait of Carl Boenish, the father of the BASE jumping movement, whose early passion for ...

Opening at GFC:

06/12/2015

The Salt of the Earth

biography, documentary | PG-13 | 1hr 50min

For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps ...

Opening at GFC:

05/01/2015

To Sasha With Love

drama

To Sasha with love is romance drama from the stiletto heel Anthology series.    Sasha Malone (Aja Nicole) is a ...

Opening at GFC:

05/09/2015

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  • May 9th
True Story

drama, thriller | R | 1hr 40min

The relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years ...

Opening at GFC:

04/17/2015

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Unfriended

horror | NR | 1hr 22min

A group of online chat room friends find themselves haunted by a mysterious, supernatural force using the account of ...

Opening at GFC:

04/17/2015

  • April 27th
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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

Welcome to Me

R | 1hr 45min

GFC Exclusive  A year in the life of Alice Klieg, a woman with Borderline Personality Disorder who wins Mega-millions, ...

Opening at GFC:

05/08/2015

Welcome to New York

drama, thriller | R | 1hr 48min

GFC Exclusive Mr. Devereaux is a powerful man. A man who handles billions of dollars every day. A man who controls the ...

Opening at GFC:

04/24/2015

  • April 27th
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White God

drama | R | 1hr 59min

Thirteen-year-old Lili fights to protect her dog Hagen. She is devastated when her father eventually sets Hagen free on ...

Opening at GFC:

04/24/2015

  • April 27th
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Youre A Fighter: Rocky (1976)

drama | PG | 1hr 59min

Movie: Thursday, May 7 at 7:00PM

special event

  • May 7th