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.

NOW SHOWING

July 12th - July 25th

longlegs

2024 | English | 1h 41m| Crime, Horror, Thriller
Rated R

Director: Oz Perkins
Writer: Oz Perkins
Starring: Nicolas Cage, Maika Monroe, Alicia Witt

In pursuit of a serial killer, an FBI agent uncovers a series of occult clues that she must solve to end his terrifying killing spree.

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COMING SOON

July 20th - July 24th

veselka: the rainbow on the corner at the center of the world

2024 | English | 1h 46m| Documentary
Not Rated

Director: Michael Fiore
Writer: Michael Fiore
Starring: David Duchovny, Jason Birchard, Tom Birchard

As the second generation owner of New York’s beloved Ukrainian restaurant Veselka reluctantly retires after 54 years, his son Jason faces the pressure of stepping into his father’s shoes as the war in Ukraine impacts his family and staff.

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July 20th @ 8PM

vhs club presents: dead alive (1992)

1992 | English | 1h 44m| Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Rated R

Brought to you by VHS Club, our monthly 80s/90s series featuring Trivia with Prizes 🏆️ (sponsored by @screenfixpodcast), $10 Tickets 🎟️, Free Popcorn 🍿, & Audience Voting for future films⁠ 🙋⁠

Director: Peter Jackson
Writer: Stephen Sinclair, Fran Walsh, Peter Jackson
Starring: Timothy Balme, Diana Peñalver, Elizabeth Moody

A young man’s mother is bitten by a Sumatran rat-monkey. She gets sick and dies, at which time she comes back to life, killing and eating dogs, nurses, friends, and neighbors.

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July 21st @ 3PM

tiglff presents: imagine me & you (2005)

2005 | English | 1h 30m| Comedy, Drama, Romance
Rated R

Director: Ol Parker
Writer: Ol Parker
Starring: Piper Perabo, Lena Headey, Matthew Goode

A newlywed bride becomes infatuated with another woman who questions her sexual orientation, promoting a stir among the bride’s family and friends.

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July 26th - August 1st

hundreds of beavers

2024 | English | 1h 48m| Action, Adventure, Comedy
Not Rated

We are so excited to bring this truly Independent Film to our Cinema! With no distribution, we worked directly with the filmmakers to bring this zany film right to you!

Director: Mike Cheslik
Writer: Mike Cheslik, Ryland Brickson Cole Tews
Starring: Ryland Brickson Cole Tews, Olivia Graves, Doug Mancheski

In this 19th century, supernatural winter epic, a drunken applejack salesman must go from zero to hero and become North America’s greatest fur trapper by defeating hundreds of beavers.

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august 2nd - august 15th

kneecap

2024 | English, Irish Gaelic | 1h 45m| Comedy, Drama
Rated R

It’s rare that a movie ‘based on a true story’ stars the actual subjects in the re-enactment, but that is the case here in this unruly and energetic origin story!

Director: Rich Peppiatt
Writer: Rich Peppiatt, Móglaí Bap, Mo Chara
Starring: Móglaí Bap, Mo Chara, DJ Próvai

When fate brings Belfast teacher JJ into the orbit of self-confessed ‘low life scum’ Naoise and Liam Og, the needle drops on a hip hop act like no other. Rapping in their native Irish, they lead a movement to save their mother tongue.

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august 14th @ 7PM

green light x green bench presents: wet hot American summer (2001)

2001 | English | 1h 37m| Comedy, Romance
Rated R

*THIS FILM WILL BE SCREENED IN WEBB’S CITY CELLAR @ GREEN BENCH BREWING CO.*

Director: David Wain
Writer: Michael Showalter, David Wain
Starring: Janeane Garofalo, David Hyde Pierce, Molly Shannon, Paul Rudd, Christopher Meloni, Michael Showalter, & more

Set on the last day of camp, in the hot summer of 1981, “Wet Hot American Summer” follows a group of counselors who are each trying to complete their unfinished business before the day ends. The entire summer of pent-up sexual frustrations, unresolved post-traumatic stress, pending separations and of course, the talent show, all weigh heavily on the minds and groins of counselors and campers alike.

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august 15th @ 6PM & 8:30PM

the skyway bridge disaster

2019 | English | 1h| Local, Documentary
Not Rated

Back at GLC by Popular Demand

Director: Steve Yerrid
Writer: Bill DeYoung, Leslie Spencer, John Wilson

On May 9, 1980, America witnessed one of the most stunning tragedies in maritime history when the M/V Summit Venture, a massive 608’ bulk freighter, collided with one of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge’s support columns. More than 1,200 feet of the bridge crumbled into Tampa Bay, and 35 people plunged to their deaths in the turbulent and unforgiving waters below.

The Skyway Bridge Disaster documentary follows the events of what happened after harbor pilot Captain John Lerro struck the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay, Florida.

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august 16th - august 22nd

2024 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

2024 | English, Spanish, Japanese | 1h 50m
Not Rated

The 2024 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a 110-minute theatrical program of seven short films curated from the 2024 Sundance Film Festival, including three Festival Award–winning titles. The tour program is a sampling of Festival offerings and a testament to the unique storytelling potential that the format holds. Audiences can enjoy a mix of fiction, documentary, and animated shorts that are funny, sad, inspiring, and full of strong characters. Driven by innovation and experimentation, the Short Film Program seeks out filmmaking’s most original voices from around the world.

The Festival’s Short Film Program has long been established as a place to discover talented directors, such as past alumni Andrea Arnold, Lake Bell, Damien Chazelle, Destin Daniel Cretton, Jay and Mark Duplass, Debra Granik, Rashaad Ernesto Green, Reinaldo Marcus Green, Todd Haynes, Sterlin Harjo, Don Hertzfeldt, Sky Hopinka, Shaka King, Lynne Ramsay, Dee Rees, Joey Soloway, Taika Waititi, and many others.

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august 23rd - august 29th

between the temples

2024 | English | 1h 51m| Comedy, Drama
Rated R

Director: Nathan Silver
Writer: Nathan Silver, C. Mason Wells
Starring: Jason Schwartzman, Carol Kane, Dolly De Leon

In BETWEEN THE TEMPLES, Ben (Schwartzman) is a forty-something cantor losing his voice and possibly his faith. Struggling to meet the expectations of his rabbi, congregation, and not one but two Jewish mothers (Aaron and de Leon), Ben finds his world turned upside down when his grade school music teacher re-enters his life as an adult bat mitzvah student. This warm and anxious comedy from prolific writer/director Nathan Silver explores the complexities of belief, connection, and what it means to be a real mensch.

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august 24th @ 8PM & 9:30PM

Radaghast: The Peak of His Pinnacle

2024 | English | 1h| Variety, Music, Local, Experimental, Documentary
Not Rated

Five cameras were passed into the crowd at Radaghast’s first live show on March 5th, 2023 with WEEF at Heiress Gallery. “The Peak of His Pinnacle” is the first installment in a DIY film experiment headed by production company Yeah No, No Yeah documenting the St. Pete music scene. It’s like a skate video with skits and stuff, add a tad of Adult Swim humor, and a bunch of music.

Yeah No, No Yeah’s dream is to inspire a St. Pete film scene of creators and collaborators. This first showing is an accumulation of projects edited together into one hour long film.

The other Projects included are :

“Charlotte” a stop motion short film by native Zach Dorn
“I’m Afraid to Die” a music video for natives Orange Gravity by YnNy
“Anyways” a music video for native Liam Bauman by YnNy
“Flathead” a live action short film by YnNy

august 30th - september 12th

sing sing

2024 | English | 1h 45m| Drama
Rated R

Director: Greg Kwedar
Writer: John H. Richardson, Brent Buell, Clint Bentley
Starring: Colman Domingo, Clarence Maclin, Sean San Jose

Divine G (Colman Domingo), imprisoned at Sing Sing for a crime he didn’t commit, finds purpose by acting in a theatre group alongside other incarcerated men, including a wary newcomer (Clarence Maclin), in this stirring true story of resilience, humanity, and the transformative power of art, starring an unforgettable ensemble cast of formerly incarcerated actors.

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