Now Playing • Apr 24–Apr 27


A part of Foreign Focus.

When a young vegetarian undergoes a carnivorous hazing ritual at vet school, an unbidden taste for meat begins to grow in her.

Warning: This film contains extremely graphic and disturbing content that may be upsetting. Please be advised that this feature is not suitable for children.

Now Playing • Apr 24–Apr 27

The Zookeeper's Wife

The Zookeeper's Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion.

Coming Soon • Apr 28–May 4

The Lost City of Z

A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.

Coming Soon • Apr 28

I Voted?

Executive produced by Katie Couric, I Voted? investigates the US election system, bringing up questions of security, accuracy, and integrity when it comes to electing officials.

Coming Soon • Apr 28–May 4

Their Finest

A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them.

Coming Soon • May 5


Part of First Friday Cinema Explosion.

A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.

Coming Soon • May 10


This film is a part of our Foreign Focus series.

Nominated for the 2017 Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, a first for Australia!

Set on a remote Pacific island, covered in rain forest and dominated by an active volcano, this heartfelt story, enacted by the Yakel tribe, tells of a sister's loyalty, a forbidden love affair and the pact between the old ways and the new.

Coming Soon • May 15

Last Men in Aleppo

This film is part of our Foreign Focus series.

After five years of war in Syria, Aleppo's remaining residents prepare themselves for a siege. Khalid, Subhi and Mahmoud, founding members of The White Helmets, have remained in the city to help their fellow citizens-and experience daily life, death, struggle and triumph in a city under fire.

Coming Soon • May 16

The Queen of Ireland

This film is part of our OUT here series

A documentary on the life and times of trailblazing Irish drag queen, Panti Bliss.

Coming Soon • May 16

OUT Here

This April, the Nick is launching OUT Here– a new community-curated and monthly LGBTQ series screening films of all genres.

"What was the first gay film you saw? What was the first gay film that changed your life, made you laugh, broke your heart, lifted your imagination, gave you hope? Those are some of the films we want to see."
- Ed Madden, Director of Women's & Gender Studies,
Department of English Language and Literature

Support provided by:

SC Equality PAC
Famously Hot South Carolina Pride
South Carolina Gay + Lesbian Business Guild
Nekki Shutt and Francie Kleckley
Darryl Cooper
John Lucas
Robert Keenan and Brian Chen
Lula Drake
Dr. Ed Madden and Bert Easter
Larry Hembree and Joe Hudson

Coming Soon • May 19

The Lovers

Debra Winger and Tracy Letts play a long-married, dispassionate couple who are both in the midst of serious affairs. But on the brink of calling it quits, a spark between them suddenly reignites, leading them into an impulsive romance.

Coming Soon • May 19


Director: Joseph Cedar
Norman Oppenheimer is a small time operator who befriends a young politician at a low point in his life. Three years later, when the politician becomes an influential world leader, Norman's life dramatically changes for better and worse.

Coming Soon • May 27–Mar 25

Sound & Vision

Sound & Vision brings together siblings of form through a new music documentary series in partnership with DRIP (records). In addition to screening both repertory and contemporary music docs, local bands will perform live before each film, bringing a bit more action to Columbia's Saturday night.

Coming Soon • May 27

Bob Dylan: Don't Look Back

This film is a part of our Sound & Vision series in partnership with Drip (Records).

Featuring live intro performance by singer/songwriter, Jade Blocker.

Documentary covering Bob Dylan's 1965 tour of England, which includes appearances by Joan Baez and Donovan.

Coming Soon • May 30

Starless Dreams

This film is part of our Foreign Focus series.

Director: Mehrdad Oskouei

Teenage girls consigned to the Iranian "Correctional and Rehabilitation Centre" discuss their troubled lives and reveal what brought them there.

Coming Soon • Jun 6

Beats of the Antonov

This film is part of our Foreign Focus series.

The story of the people of the Blue Nile and Nuba Mountains in Sudan, showing how they deal with civil war. Traditionally music has always been part of daily life in these areas, but now, it has a new role in a society challenge by war.

Coming Soon • Jun 14

After the Storm

This film is a part of our Foreign Focus series.

A struggling novelist, now working as a private detective under the pretense of doing research, attempts to reconcile with his aging mother, ex-wife and 11-year-old son. As a typhoon passes, they end up spending the night together in his mother’s Tokyo apartment, but things don’t go particularly well for this fractured family.

Coming Soon • Jun 19

Deconstructing the Beatles: Revolver

Deconstructing The Beatles’ Revolver explores the groundbreaking production techniques that went into creating this landmark piece of music history. In addition to many of the tracks from Revolver, Mr. Freiman will also explore the creation of two other songs recorded during the same time period, “Paperback Writer”and “Rain.” Mr. Freiman conducts an educational journey into the creative process of The Beatles performances and recording sessions

Coming Soon • Jun 20

After Stonewall

A part of OUT Here.

Documentary/Historical retrospective of the Gay Rights movement from the 1969 Stonewall riots to the present.

Coming Soon • Jun 25

RSC LIVE: Julius Caesar

A filmed performance from the Royal Shakespeare Company.

The RSC is at it again, presenting you with a LIVE filmed performance of Julius Caesar from Stratford-Upon-Avon.

Caesar returns from war, all-conquering, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power.

Coming Soon • Jul 18

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the desert to perform their unique style of cabaret.

Coming Soon • Aug 9


A Part of Foreign Focus.

Clara, the last resident of Aquarius building, refuses to sell her apartment to a construction company that intends to replace it with a new edifice

Coming Soon • Aug 15

20th Anniversary: The Watermelon Woman

Part of OUT Here

Cheryl is young, Black, and lesbian, working in Philadelphia with her best friend Tamara and consumed by a film project: to make a video about her search for a Black actress from Philly who appeared in films in the 30s and was known as the Watermelon Woman.