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Now Playing • Oct 7–Oct 20

The Birth of a Nation

Set against the antebellum South, The Birth of a Nation follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities - against himself and his fellow slaves - Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.

Now Playing • Oct 14–Oct 20

Harry & Snowman

Dutch immigrant Harry deLeyer found Snowman, a broken down Amish plow horse, on a truck bound for the slaughterhouse and rescued him for eighty dollars. In less than two years, Harry and Snowman won the triple crown of show jumping and went on to tour the world together.

Now Playing • Oct 20

The Land

THE LAND tells the story of four teenage boys who devote their summer to escaping the streets of Cleveland, Ohio to pursue a dream life of professional skateboarding. But when they get caught in the web of the local Queen-pin, their motley brotherhood is tested, threatening to make this summer their last.

This screening will include a 30 minute talkback with producer Stephen Love Jr. of Clover, SC.

Coming Soon • Oct 21–Oct 27


Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.

Coming Soon • Oct 21


A group of friends get stranded in a seemingly deserted small town and find themselves stalked by a violent gang of psychopaths dressed as clowns.

Written and Produced by SC native and USC grad Jeff Miller.

Coming Soon • Oct 21–Oct 27

American Honey

A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.

Coming Soon • Oct 23–Oct 24

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

A part of our Nick for America series.
Sunday, October 23 at 3:00pm and Monday, October 24 at 6:00pm

A naive man is appointed to fill a vacancy in the United States Senate. His plans promptly collide with political corruption, but he doesn't back down.

The Monday 10/24 screening features a post-film discussion with Chris Trainor from Free Times, moderated by Free Times editor, Andy Shain.

Coming Soon • Oct 25

Glitches & Ghosts: An Evening with Evan Meaney

Tuesday, October 25 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The evening will consist of screening several of Evan Meaney's films with conversations in between with the Nickelodeon Executive Director, Andy Smith, and a Q & A at the end with the audience. There will also be video installations and portraits in the lobby on several screens and a special screening of Hollis Frampton’s Gloria on 16mm film.

Evan Meaney is a filmmaker and Associate Professor of Media Arts at the University of South Carolina.

Coming Soon • Oct 26


An in-depth look at the life and music of Manchester-based rock band, Oasis. OASIS SUPERSONIC is an essential look at the meteoric rise of seminal 90s rock band Oasis, immersing us in the raucous rock stars’ fast-paced world of electrifying music, wild debauchery, and epic fraternal feuding.

Coming Soon • Oct 27

The Descent

A part of Final Girl: Halloween Double Feature

A group of close female friends on a yearly adventure vacation find themselves trapped and hunted in a series of caves by an unknown force that lurks in the shadows.

Coming Soon • Oct 27

Fritt Vilt (Cold Prey)

A part of Final Girl: Halloween Double Feature.

Five friends on a snowboarding vacation take refuge in an abandoned hotel when one of them breaks a leg. Unfortunately, this hotel is less abandoned than it appeared and surviving the night will be harder than they thought.

Coming Soon • Oct 27

Final Girl: Halloween Double Feature

The horror film trope of the "final girl" refers to the last woman alive to face a killer. This October, we’ll be presenting two films that are shining examples of how the slasher film has evolved. British thriller The Descent (2005), with an all-female cast of total adventure badasses, and Norwegian slasher Fritt Vilt (Cold Prey) (2006), both take big steps in the right direction -- away from the American cis-male depiction of horror’s final girl of yore.

Coming Soon • Oct 30

Breakfast at Ina's

A part of the Columbia Jewish Film Festival.

An affectionate homage to a beloved Chicago eatery and its magnetic namesake, Breakfast at Ina's chronicles the final days of a restaurant as uniquely individual as its founder.

Coming Soon • Oct 30

Sabena Hijacking: My Version

A part of the Columbia Jewish Film Festival.

Striking reenactments and harrowing testimonies combine to riveting effect in this true story of a terrorist siege that forever shaped the Jewish State.

Coming Soon • Oct 31

Not-So-Spooky Halloween Stroll

Date: Monday, October 31
Time: 3:00-5:00 PM
Free and open to the public!

It's time to trick-or-treat! Dress your family in their costumes and head downtown to celebrate Halloween with a trick-or-treat stroll through the Richland Library and to the organizations downtown.
The Nick will be celebrating this family-friendly, spooky event with free face painting and treats!

Coming Soon • Nov 1


A part of the Columbia Jewish Film Festival.

With the aid of a fellow Auschwitz survivor and a hand-written letter, an elderly man with dementia goes in search of the person responsible for the death of his family.

Coming Soon • Nov 1


A part of the Columbia Jewish Film Festival.

Moos' life is all about taking care of her father. When her old friend Sam comes along, he encourages her to start a life of her own, chasing her dreams.

Coming Soon • Nov 3

Apples from the Desert

A part of the Columbia Jewish Film Festival.

Rebecca Abarnabel, a single daughter born into an Orthodox Jewish family, is tired of the lifestyle that her father, Reuven, has forced upon her. She and her mother, Victoria, go on a life-changing journey between worlds.

Coming Soon • Nov 4

Blood Rage

As kids, Todd is institutionalized for a murder whilst his twin goes free. 10 years later, on Thanksgiving, Todd escapes and a killing spree begins in his neighborhood.

Coming Soon • Nov 6

Once in a Lifetime

A part of the Columbia Jewish Film Festival.

The fact based story of a class of schoolchildren, teenagers, in a, from the look of it, mixed ethnic district of Paris, who's teacher decides to enter them in a competition to examine the holocaust from the point of view of its impact on young people.

Coming Soon • Nov 9

Félix & Meira

A Foreign Focus partnership with the Columbia Jewish Film Festival.

An unusual romance blossoms between two lost souls who inhabit the same neighborhood but vastly different worlds.

Coming Soon • Nov 11–Nov 13


2016 marks the 25th anniversary of the 1991 release of Daughters of the Dust by Julie Dash, the first feature length film directed by an African-American woman to receive wide theatrical distribution. To celebrate and explore the film’s legacy, the Nickelodeon will present Daughters: Celebrating Emerging Female Filmmakers of Color, a three-day film festival featuring works by a selected group of contemporary female filmmakers of color.

Coming Soon • Nov 15

A Borrowed Identity

A part of the Columbia Jewish Film Festival.

A Palestinian-Israeli boy named Eyad is sent to a prestigious boarding school in Jerusalem, where he struggles with issues of language, culture, and identity.

Coming Soon • Nov 15

My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes

A part of the Columbia Jewish Film Festival.

A recount of how WWII bicycling idol Gino Bartali, physician Giovanni Borromeo and other Italians worked with Jewish leaders and high-ranking officials of the Catholic Church, risking their lives by defying the Nazis to save thousands of Italy's Jews

Coming Soon • Nov 17

The Seventh Fire

In partnership with The Annual Native American Indian Film & Video Festival of the South East.

When gang leader Rob Brown is sentenced to prison for a fifth time, he must confront his role in bringing violent drug culture into his beloved American Indian community in northern Minnesota. As Rob reckons with his past, his seventeen-year-old protégé, Kevin, dreams of the future and becomes the most powerful and feared Native gangster on the reservation.

Coming Soon • Dec 1

Limo Ride

In the greatest bar story ever told, ten friends recount the true tale of surviving their wildest night. After hiring a sketchy limousine service, a rag-tag bunch of hard partiers embark on their New Year's tradition – running naked into the Gulf of Mexico – only to find themselves 24 hours later kidnapped, stripped, stranded, and left for dead. Combining narration of the actual participants with feature-length re-creation, filmmakers Gideon C. Kennedy and Marcus Rosentrater take you on a hilarious ride about getting lost, getting found and getting hammered. By day, Marcus Rosentrater is Animation Director on the Emmy Award-winning show ARCHER. By night, Gideon Kennedy has been in the bar business for over a decade. And they can both attest that this is one of the wildest and funniest stories they've ever heard.

This film first screened at the Nickelodeon during Indie Grits 2014.

Coming Soon • Dec 2

Silent Night, Deadly Night 2

The now-adult Ricky talks to a psychiatrist about how he became a murderer after his brother, Billy, died, which leads back to Mother Superior.

Coming Soon • Dec 5

Education Fundraiser

Date: Monday, December 05
Time: 6:00pm
Location: The War Mouth, 1209 Franklin St.

On Monday, December 5, 2016 at 6:00pm, the Nick will host a fundraiser to raise support and bring awareness to our Helen Hill Media Education Center. Guests will be treated to food and drinks, provided by The War Mouth, along with live music and a silent auction.