Gainesville's Only Art-House Cinema

The Hipp Cinema is always screening movies with our audience in mind. Serving as Gainesville’s only art-house cinema, we bring the latest independent films, hard-hitting documentaries, critically-acclaimed world cinema, throwback classics, and additional signature programming throughout the year. Have your experience at the movies go beyond the purchase of a ticket stub.

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The Whale


A reclusive English teacher suffering from severe obesity attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption. (117 minutes)

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Friday, March 24 at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 25 at 3 p.m.
Sunday. March 26 at 2 p.m.


Drama, French Language

Leo and Remi are two thirteen-year-old best friends, whose seemingly unbreakable bond is suddenly, tragically torn apart. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Lukas Dhont’s second film is an emotionally transformative and unforgettable portrait of the intersection of friendship and love, identity and independence, and heartbreak and healing. (105 minutes)

**(TW: Suicide)**

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Friday, March 24 at 6 p.m.
Saturday, March 25 at 6 p.m.

Cocktail & Classics: The Invisible Man

Classic Monsters

While researching a new drug, Dr. Jack Griffin (Claude Rains) stumbles on a potion that can make him invisible. When he reveals his new ability to his old mentor (Henry Travers) and his fiancée (Gloria Stuart), it’s clear that a side effect of the potion is insanity. Jack goes on a violent rampage, and the police struggle to hunt him down, unable to see their target, while his mentor and his former partner (William Harrigan) desperately try to devise a plan to capture him. (71 minutes)

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****Doors at 7:30 p.m.****
Saturday, March 25 at 8:30 p.m.

Rye Whisky
Sweet Vermouth
Angostura Bitters
Orange Bitters
Garnished with Maraschino Cherry



Numbers whiz Max Cohen (Sean Gullette) is stunted by psychological delusions of paranoia and debilitating headaches. He lives in a messy Chinatown apartment, where he tinkers with equations and his homemade, super-advanced computer. One day, however, Cohen encounters a mysterious number. Soon after reporting his discovery to his mentor (Mark Margolis) and to a religious friend (Ben Shenkman), he finds himself the target of ill-intentioned Wall Street agents bent on using the number for profit. (95 minutes)

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Friday, March 31 at 6 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 1 at 3 p.m., 6 p.m., & 8:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 2 at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., & 6 p.m.

Yelling Fire in an Empty Theater

Comedy, Indie

The film follows Lisa, a recent college graduate, who moves from Florida to New York, into an apartment with an often-bickering couple, meeting new friends and experiencing the city. (72 minutes)

**The director will be here after the film for a talkback!

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Thursday, April 6 at 7:00 p.m.



In PAINT, Owen Wilson portrays Carl Nargle, Vermont’s #1 public television painter who is convinced he has it all: a signature perm, custom van, and fans hanging on his every stroke… until a younger, better artist steals everything (and everyone) Carl loves. (96 minutes)

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When Israeli graduate student Teddy Katz meticulously documented a massacre of Palestinian
civilians surrounding Israel’s independence, he was initially celebrated for his groundbreaking
work. But soon, he was stripped of his degrees and was publicly shamed as a fraudulent traitor.
Decades later, incendiary new evidence emerges to corroborate Teddy’s initial findings, not just
vindicating him, but raising profound questions about how Israelis — and we all — deal with the
darker chapters of history. (94 minutes)

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Cocktail & Classics: The Phantom of the Opera

Classic Monsters

Talented Christine (Susanna Foster) is unaware that her singing lessons are being funded by a secret admirer, Enrique (Claude Rains), a mysterious violinist with a disfigured face. Christine’s colleagues become suspicious when mysterious accidents start occurring at the Paris Opera House, as the deaths coincide with her meteoric rise to stardom. Christine’s suitors, Raoul (Edgar Barrier) and Anatole (Nelson Eddy), brave the dark recesses of the opera house to find the true culprit. (92 minutes)

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****Doors at 7:30 p.m.****
Saturday, April 29 at 8:30 p.m.

Bombay Sapphire Gin
Martini and Rossi Dry Vermouth
DeKuyper Apricot Brandy
Grenadine Syrup
Lemon Juice
Maraschino Cherry Garnish

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