Tampa Theatre announces Oscar nominee screenings starting April 1

CL favorites ‘Promising Young Woman’ and ‘Nomadland’ are among the more than a dozen films featured.

Downtown Tampa’s historic and breathtaking Tampa Theatre is officially back open for in-person screenings, and if you’re ready to see movies in a socially-distanced setting, the venue is waiting to entice you with a new lineup of Oscar-nominated flicks.

One year later, Tampa Theatre reopened to the public last weekend

The 11-night run kicks off on Thursday, April 1 with a screening of “Promising Young Woman,” which Creative Loafing Tampa Bay film & TV critic John W. Allman described as a must see featuring a “dick-punch climax that literally left me slack jawed.” The screenings continue on Saturday, April 3 with another Allman favorite, “Nomadland.”

Other highlights on Tampa Theatre’s Oscar nominee showcase include various live action, animated and documentary short films, plus a Thursday, April 15 screening of “Judas and the Black Messiah”

All screenings are happening at a limited capacity, with temperature checks and masks required, among other COVID-19 precautions. Tickets for Tampa Theatre’s Oscar nominated film screenings are $11.50 and $13.50, and available via tampatheatre.org.

See the full lineup of screenings below.

  • Promising Young Woman Thursday, April 1 (7:30pm)
  • Nomadland Saturday, April 3 (3:30pm )
  • Sound of Metal Thursday, April 8 (7:30pm)
  • Minari Saturday, April 10 (3:45pm)
  • Judas and the Black Messiah Thursday, April 15 (7:30pm)
  • Mank Saturday, April 17 (3:30pm )
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7 Thursday, April 22 (7:30pm)
  • Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Saturday, April 24 (4 p.m)
  • Live Action Short Films April 2-24 (four showtimes)
  • Animated Short Films April 3-23 (six showtimes)
  • Documentary Short Films April 4-18 (four showtimes)

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