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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 Taste of Things


Set in France in 1889, the film follows the life of Dodin Bouffant as a chef living with his personal cook and lover Eugénie. They share a long history of gastronomy and love but Eugénie refuses to marry Dodin, so the food lover decides to do something he has never done before: cook for her. (134 minutes)

*The winner of Best Director at Cannes 2023.*

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Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. & 9 p.m.

Documentary Short

(140 minutes)

  • Island In Between – S. Leo Chiang and Jean Tsien, 20 min., Taiwan (in English/Mandarin)
  • Nǎi Nai and Wài Pó– Sean Wang and Sam Davis, 17 min., USA (in Mandarin)
  • The ABC’s of Book Banning – Sheila Nevins and Trish Adlesic, 27 min., USA (in English)
  • The Last Repair Shop – Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers, 39 min., USA (in English)
  • The Barber of Little Rock – John Hoffman and Christine Turner, 35 min., USA (in English)

Thursday, Feb. 22 at 8:30 p.m.
Friday, March 1 at 9 p.m.
Sunday, March 3 at 6:30 p.m.

Bye Bye Tiberias

Bye Bye Tiberias

Documentary, Arabic & French Language

Years after leaving her Palestinian village to pursue an acting career in France, Hiam Abbass (Succession) returns home with her daughter, filmmaker Lina Soualem, in this intimate documentary about four generations of women and their shared legacy of separation. (82 minutes)

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Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 8:30 p.m.

Hundreds of Beavers

Hundreds of Beavers

Comedy, Adventure

A slapstick epic about a frostbitten battle between JEAN KAYAK and DIABOLICAL BEAVERS–hundreds of them–who stand between him and survival. (108 minutes)

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Friday, March 1 at 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 3 at 1:30 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 6 at 6 p.m.
Thursday, March 7 at 9 p.m.
Saturday, March 9 at 3 p.m.
Sunday, March 10 at 1:30 p.m. & 4:30 p.m.

Live Action Shorts

(134 minutes)

  • The After – Misan Harriman and Nicky Bentham, 18 min., UK (in English)
  • Red, White and Blue – Nazrin Choudhury and Sara McFarlane, 23 min., USA (in English)
  • Knight of Fortune – Lasse Lyskjær Noer and Christian Norlyk, 25 min., Denmark (in Swedish/Danish)
  • Invincible – Vincent René-Lortie and Samuel Caron, 29 min., Canada (in French)
  • The Wonderful World of Henry Sugar – Wes Anderson and Steven Rales, 37 min., US/UK (in English)

Wednesday, March 6 at 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 7 at 6 p.m.
Saturday, March 9 at 5 p.m.


Best of Enemies

National Theatre Live

Best of Enemies is captured live from the Noël Coward Theatre in London’s West End. It releases in cinemas across the world on 18 May 2023.

David Harewood (Homeland) and Zachary Quinto (Star Trek) play feuding political rivals, as William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal take to television screens nationwide to debate the moral landscape of a shattered 1968 America.

Jeremy Herrin (All My Sons) directs this dynamic new multiple award- winning drama by James Graham (Sherwood), with sharp humour and sharper dialogue between the two sparring political paragons. (180 minutes)

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Saturday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $20
Every ticket comes with a glass of wine (or equivalent drink at our bar)!

Io Capitano

Drama, Wolof & French Language

Two Senegalese teenagers, Seydou and Moussa, travel from Dakar to Europe in the hope of becoming pop stars in Europe, finding danger, heartbreak and unexpected joy along the way. (121 minutes)

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The Zone of Interest

Historical Drama

The commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp. (106 minutes)

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Cocktails & Classics:


Science Fiction

In an America ravaged by atomic warfare, nomads spend their days scavenging for scrap in a blasted landscape. That’s how ex-soldier Moses Baxter (Dylan McDermott) comes into possession of some spare android parts. He buys them as a present for his artist girlfriend, Jill (Stacey Travis), who plans to put them in a sculpture. What they don’t know is that the pieces come from a new kind of android that is capable of reassembling itself — and is programmed to kill. (92 minutes)

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Saturday, March 30 at 9:30 p.m.

Tickets: $25
*Purchase of a ticket includes a specialty cocktail (or a beverage of equal value)!*

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