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Askew Student Life Cinema

Student Life Cinema

FSU's Student Life Cinema is one of the nation's leading campus movie programs, featuring movies selected by all-student committees: five to six nights a week of everything from the most recent blockbuster movies to documentaries, indies, and foreign films, to restored cinema classics. Movies are FREE for FSU students with valid FSUid, $5 for general admission, and $3 for FSU Faculty/Staff and Tallahassee Film Society members.

Want to participate in our Midnight Horror Short Film Contest? Rules, Deadlines, and Release form PDFs can all be found on the Cinema page under the heading "SLC Programs" on the right hand side.

Upcoming Movies & Events

Advanced Screening: He Named Me Malala

Mon | Oct 5

Doors 7:00 PM, show 8:00 PM

This advanced screening documentary from the director of Waiting for Superman is an intimate portrait of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Malala Yousafzai. Targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by a gunshot at age 15,  she was singled out along with her father for advocating for girls’ education. The attack sparked an outcry from supporters around the world.  She miraculously survived & is now a leading campaigner for girls’ education globally. Stay after the film for a panel discussion featuring: Terry Coonan from the Center for Human Rights; Dr. Aleks Nesic; Maria Pouncey, from the Panhandle Area Education Consortium; and Bianca Jyotishi, FSU student. Students with the advanced screening passes can bring a non-FSU student with them as their guest as passes admit two.

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Taxi Driver

Tue | Oct 6

7:30 PM & 10:15 PM

You talkin’ to me? An anti-social & unhinged war veteran (Robert DeNiro) takes a job as a late night taxi driver. The crime and misery of 1970’s New York City fuels his desire for violent action, crystallized by attempts to save an underaged prostitute (Jodie Foster). This Scorsese film won the Cannes Palme D’Or and was nominated for Best Picture & Best Actor Oscars.

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Open Mic Night

Tue | Oct 6

8:00 PM

Want to play music, dance, make people laugh, or read your original writing to an audience? Come show off your talents at our monthly Open Mic Night! Sign-up the day of the event at info desk.



Wed | Oct 7

7:30 PM & 10:15 PM

Snap out of it! Cher stars as a widowed Brooklynite in the midst of a moral struggle when she falls for the one-armed brother (Nicholas Cage) of her new fiance. The film took home a Best Actress Oscar for Cher, as well as the Best Original Screenplay Oscar.

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Paper Towns

Thu & Fri | Oct 8 – 9

7:30 PM & 10:15 PM

High schooler Quentin is in for the night of his life when Margo, the most popular girl in school, recruits him to help her prank the friends that betrayed her. The next day, Margo disappears. Armed with a few cryptic clues she left behind, Quentin sets out to find the girl who stole his heart. The film is based on the novel by John Green (The Fault in Our Stars).

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Let's All Play...Game of Thrones

Thu | Oct 8

7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Play Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series on the big screen in the phantom theater! Also expect the Stanley Parable, Life is Strange, The Wolf Among Us, Thomas was Alone, and many more story-driven adventures! Like ASLC Gaming at FSU on Facebook for more event specifics.

The Haunting

Fri | Oct 9

Doors at 11:30 PM, show at 12:00 AM

This 1963 horror flick will have you shaking from head-to-toe! From director Robert Wise (The Sound of Music, West Side Story) the SLC presents what has been called one of the MOST FRIGHTENING movies in cinema history. It’s the classic story: A doctor invites two women to stay the night in a haunted house. What could possibly go wrong?

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