FILM SERIES & EVENTS

Sure, we feature some of the best indie and foreign feature film programming in the city, but we also offer a slew of ongoing series & special events!

This page will help you keep track of it all!


AGFA's Cinemapocalypse

Direct from the vault of the American Genre Film Archive (AGFA), this series offers exploitation at its very best! Special introduction by Monte Yazzie of the Phoenix Critic's Circle!

NEXT FILM: SPIDER BABY

Arizona Filmmakers Showcase

Arizona is a hotbed of creative filmmaking and we were so inspired by the work of these artists that we decided to do our best to showcase, to the community, the best Arizona has to offer.  Come support your local film scene, meet the artists, and have a great time doing it!

WHEN: The last Sunday of each month
DETAILS /TIX for the next showcase: HERE

BS Movies Podcast

BS Movies Podcast presents the best in "mostly-80's" popular and cult films! Stay after the film and take part in BS Movies Next film podcast -- recorded live in our theater!

NEXT FILM: BLACK CHRISTMAS

Cinemania

See your favorite genre films on the big screen! Godzilla, Altered States, Wizards and much, much more!
Hosted by Dan Stone from The Unfathomable Film Freakout and presented with support from Zia Records!

NEXT FILM: KING KONG VS. GODZILLA

FilmBar's Big Gay Singalong

It's big! It's gay! It's FilmBar's Big Gay Singalong -- a monthly screening of gay-loved musicals and classics!

Always fun! Always inclusive!

NEXT FILM: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH

FilmBar's Bike-In Movies

Bicycle advocacy group Phoenix Spokes People presents fun and thoughtful cycling-related films every few months here at FilmBar! We're currently working on our next event, so hang tight!

FilmBar Film School

Have a drink and watch ASU professor Joe Fortunato teach you a thing or two about popular classic or retro films! From filming technique to behind-the-scenes, off-camera scuttlebutt, you're sure to leave with a much deeper insight to the film you've seen! 

NEXT FILM: Steven Spielberg's DUEL

From FilmBar With Love

Love. Amour. Amor. Liebe. Whatever you call it, we've got it -- romantic films for you and your loved one(s) to swoon and cry over with a half-priced bottle of wine:-)  

NEXT FILM: Say Anything...

The Palace

FilmBar isn't only about screening great films:-)  We also love music! For over 6 years now, FilmBar has played host to one of the best music parties in Phoenix! With a completely international focus, THE PALACE has showcased the grooviest, eclectic music from around the world! Local legend DJENTRIFICATION exposes and expresses his vast knowledge of global beats in the FilmBar Lounge. 

All wax.  All awesome!

WHEN: Last Saturday of each month from 10pm to 2am

Screen Test Movie Trivia Night

Take a trivia night, focus it on movies, and host it in our screening room! That's FilmBar's SCREEN TEST Trivia night! Win prizes, including free movie tickets, swag from Lagunitas Brewing Company, and other goodies! Hosted by Mike McHale.

WHEN: The First Wednesday of each month!

STAND

STAND provides a powerful way for local non-profits to raise awareness of their organizations and to engage the community through film and discussions.  Come learn with you can do to support the issues most important to you!

Think this program could be a good fit for your organization? Join us for an informal launch party to learn more! A mixer, including drink specials in our bar & lounge, will be followed by a short presentation in the auditorium with a special introduction from Phoenix-based filmmakers Pita Juarez and Matty Steinkamp of the upcoming documentary: "You Racist, Sexist Bigot.”

DETAILS/RSVP: HERE

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The one and only! Buy a prop bag at the door, partake in a virgin sacrifice (or, at least, receive a good-spirited ribbing from the last and crowd if it's your first time attending a Rocky screening), sing, taunt, and toss a few things about the room while members of local shadow-cast Frankie's Fishnets act out scenes from the film in front of the screen!

NEXT SHOW: HERE