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Film Streams at the Ruth Sokolof Theater


Omaha's nonprofit arthouse cinema, featuring new American independents, foreign films, and documentaries, as well as a repertory program of classics, themed series, and director retrospectives. Open seven days a week.

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  • Price: $9 General; $7 Students, Seniors, Teachers, Military & those arriving by bike; $4.50 Members
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  • Announcements: Now Serving… In addition to traditional movie theater treats and Blue Line coffee, Film Streams’ Concessions Bar offers beer, wine, and a variety of specialty items. Membership Benefits Include Perks for Families In addition to the best ticket price in town — just $4.50 for any film – and a 20% discount off concessions orders, Film Streams Members enjoy an early purchase period for many special events at the Ruth Sokolof Theater. (For example, if a special event goes on sale Friday to the general public, Film Streams Members are often able to purchase tickets beginning Wednesday.) An annual Individual Membership costs $50, with discounted Memberships ($35) available to seniors, students, teachers and active or retired military. For Dual Memberships and above, the $4.50 ticket discount extends to two adults plus all family members and guests under 18. Film Streams offers family and children’s programming, making Dual Membership a great option for families. A Dual Membership costs $100 (or $70 for seniors). Higher levels of Membership include: • Invitations to preview screenings and discounted theater rentals for Supporter Members • Unlimited number of discounted tickets ($4.50) for Patron Members • Reserved seating for Benefactor Members • For Director Members, a Special Movie Night for friends, including a cinema tour and private party in Film Streams’ upstairs event space As a nonprofit committed to screening films based on their creative, artistic, and social merits, Film Streams depends on the support of Members and individual donors. For additional information, please visit the “Membership” page at, or click the following link: For questions or requests, please contact Hallie Sharkey at (402) 933-0259 or
  • Forever Young Family & Children’s Film Series

    Jan 21, 2017 Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Saturday

    The latest family-friendly Forever Young program kicks off with 1992’s Ferngully: The Last Rainforest. Also on tap: The Rocketeer, Homeward Bound and Radio Flyer, with a quick detour from the grunge

  • The Met: Live in HD 2016-2017 Season

    Jan 21, 2017

    The Met: Live in HD, the Metropolitan Opera’s award-winning series of live, high-definition performance broadcasts, returns to Omaha this October through a collaboration between Film Streams and Opera

  • Sights on Sounds Film Series

    Jan 22, 2017 Recurring weekly on Sunday

    This recurring series of new and recently restored documentaries is for fans of great music and great stories. This quarter’s offerings include films on legendary acts like The Rolling Stones, Leonard

  • Collaborative Screening of EVA HESSE

    Jan 31, 2017

    Succumbing to cancer at age 34, Eva Hesse’s short career established her as one of America’s foremost postwar artists. Following the film will be a panel discussion with local artists and sculptors.

  • Collaborative Screening of 'Do Not Resist'

    Feb 7, 2017

    Do Not Resist explores the militarization of local police departments—in their tactics, training, and acquisition of equipment—since 9/11. Stay after the film for a panel discussion.

  • Free Valentine’s Day Screening of SABRINA

    Feb 14, 2017

    Film Streams presents a special free screening, sponsored by Borsheims, of SABRINA, the glamorous and dreamy Cinderella story starring Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart and William Holden.

  • Film/Style Movie Course

    Feb 26, 2017 Recurring weekly on Sunday

    Film/Style is an introduction to the aesthetic techniques employed by some of the most influential and challenging filmmakers in the medium’s history.

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