St. Pete’s art house movie theater

Green Light Cinema has 80 seats, stunning sound and visuals, friendly staff, and delicious snacks + wine & beer. Buy movie tickets online, or in person at our theater in downtown St. Pete. Check showtimes for our current and upcoming variety of movies below, which often include independent movies, documentaries, foreign language films, classic films, and local content produced in the Tampa Bay area, including our very own St. Petersburg community.


April 19-25


2024 | Persian, English | 1h 57| Drama
Rated PG-13 (for Thematic Material, Domestic Abuse, Some Violence, & Language)

Director: Noora Niasari
Writer:  Noora Niasari
Starring: Zar Amir Ebrahimi, Osamah Sami, Leah Purcell

SHAYDA, a brave Iranian mother, finds refuge in an Australian women’s shelter with her six-year-old daughter. Over Persian New Year, they take solace in Nowruz rituals and new beginnings, but when her estranged husband re-enters their lives, Shayda’s path to freedom is jeopardized.

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Thursday, April 25 @ 1, 4, & 7PM

indigo girls: it's only life after all

2024 | English | 2h 3| Music, Documentary
Not Rated

Director: Alexandria Bombach
Starring: Amy Ray, Emily Saliers, Winona LaDuke

Known for stirring harmonies and socially conscious lyrics, iconic folk rock duo Indigo Girls are the subject of this intimate and insightful documentary, which tracks their decades-long career.

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April 26 - may 2

stress positions

2024 | English | 1h 35| LGBTQ+, Comedy, Drama
Not Rated

Director: Theda Hammel
Writer: Theda Hammel, Faheem Ali
Starring: John Early, Qaher Harhash, Elizabeth Dement

Terry Goon is keeping strict quarantine in his ex-husband’s Brooklyn brownstone while caring for his nephew — a 19-year-old model from Morocco named Bahlul — bedridden in a full leg cast after an electric scooter accident. Unfortunately for Terry, everyone in his life wants to meet the model.

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may 2 - may 9


2024 | English & Spanish | 1h 38| Comedy
R (Sexual Content | Some Language)

Director: Julio Torres
Writer: Julio Torres
Starring: Julio Torres, Tilda Swinton, RZA

Alejandro (Julio Torres) is an aspiring toy designer from El Salvador, struggling to bring his unusual ideas to life in New York City. As time on his work visa runs out, a job assisting an erratic art-world outcast (Tilda Swinton) becomes his only hope to stay in the country and realize his dream. From writer/director Julio Torres comes a surreal adventure through the equally treacherous worlds of New York City and the U.S. Immigration system.

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Thursday, may 9th @ 7:30PM

SECOND SCREEN CULT CINEMA PRESENTS: they shoot horses, don't they? (1969)

1969 | English | 2h 1| Drama

Director: Sydney Pollack
Writer: Horace McCoy, James Poe, Robert E. Thompson
Starring: Jane Fonda, Michael Sarrazin, Susannah York

In the midst of the Great Depression, manipulative emcee Rocky (Gig Young) enlists contestants for a dance marathon offering a $1,500 cash prize. Among them are a failed actress (Jane Fonda), a middle-aged sailor (Red Buttons), a delusional blonde (Susannah York) and a pregnant girl (Bonnie Bedelia). Days turn into weeks as the competition drags on and people either drop out or expire. Rocky, however, will do anything for publicity and initiates a series of grueling derbies.

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We are so stoked to the St. Pete home base for Second Screen Cult Cinema! This group is always curating great films accompanied by some great background and knowledge with their commentary before and after the screenings!⁠

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may 10-16

we grown now

2014 | English | 1h 33| Drama
Rated PG

Director: Minhal Baig
Writer: Minhal Baig
Starring: Matthew Campbell, Giovani Chambers, David Folsom

In 1992 Chicago, as Michael Jordan solidifies himself as a champion, a story of two young legends in their own right begins. As wide-eyed and imaginative best friends Malik and Eric traverse the city, looking to escape the mundaneness of school and the hardships of growing up in public housing, their unbreakable bond is challenged when tragedy shakes their community just as they are learning to fly.

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