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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.

Hours and Price - General
  • Price: $9 General; $7 Students, Seniors, Teachers, Military & those arriving by bike; $4.50 Members
Tourism News - Announcements
  • 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
  • Collaborative Screening of NOTES ON BLINDNESS

    Aug 22, 2017

    In 1983, after decades of steady deterioration, writer and theologian John Hull became totally blind. To help him make sense of the upheaval in his life, he began documenting his experiences on

  • Gender Revolt: A Celebration of Queer Cinema

    Aug 26, 2017 Recurring weekly on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday

    Film Streams proudly announces Gender Revolt!: A Celebration of Queer Cinema, a collaborative repertory series presented with UNO Women’s and Gender Studies Program. Selections include CELLULOID

  • Sights on Sounds Film Series

    Aug 27, 2017 Recurring weekly on Sunday

    Sights on Sounds is for fans of great music and a great story. This quarter’s offerings include two trips back to the Summer of Love, a David Byrne Double Feature, three punk rock revelries, a tribute

  • Collaborative Screening of THEY CALL US MONSTERS

    Aug 29, 2017

    THEY CALL US MONSTERS goes behind the walls of the Compound, a high-security facility where Los Angeles houses youth who are being tried as adults for violent crimes. To their advocates, they’re kids.

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