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I Saw the TV Glow
Harris Theater
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Owen is trying to make it through life in the suburbs when his classmate introduces him to a mysterious late-night TV show — a vision of a supernatural world beneath their own. In the glow of the television, Owen’s view of reality begins to crack.
Evil Does Not Exist
Harris Theater
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Following his international sensation DRIVE MY CAR, filmmaker Ryûsuke Hamaguchi returns with a captivating eco-thriller that explores the eternal conflict between the natural world and the human urge to destroy it.
Scab Vendor
Harris Theater
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
A documentary about the life and times of Jonathan Shaw, the famous celebrity tattoo artist who changed the world of tattooing in 1980’s New York and, at the height of his career, gave up everything to redeem himself through writing.
Unbillievable! The Movie
Harris Theater
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
What could go wrong when a family of Die-Hard Buffalo Football Fans come together under one roof to watch their beloved team play in the biggest game ever? Everything!
It's Such a Beautiful Day + ME
Harris Theater
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Returning to theaters for the first time since 2012, IT'S SUCH A BEAUTIFUL DAY has been hailed by critics and audiences alike as one of the best animated films of all time.
The Caine Mutiny (1954)
Harris Theater
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Nominated for seven Academy Awards® in 1954, including Best Picture and Best Actor, THE CAINE MUTINY is a classic film about the unstable Captain Queeg (Humphrey Bogart) and his tumultuous command of an old minesweeper and her weary crew.
Janet Planet
Harris Theater
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Lacy lives with her bohemian mother (Julianne Nicholson) in the tranquil forests of Massachusetts. Over one summer, she will witness the fleeting moments of life in this evocative feature debut from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Annie Baker.
Steel City Horror Show
Harris Theater
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Join host Sean Collier and his co-host, the mysterious Dr. Gielgud, for a mystery movie featuring a live introduction, surprise guests and a few in-theater scares.
The Secret of N.I.M.H.
Harris Theater
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Director Don Bluth's first full-length animated picture is an unforgettable beautifully made drama about a widowed mouse's determination to save her family. Full of magic, mystery and the comic relief of Dom DeLuise, this film is a classic!

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About The Harris Theater

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's Harris Theater is one of the most active arts facilities in the region showing art films nearly every day of the year.

Formerly known as the Art Cinema, the Harris Theater represents a milestone in the redevelopment of Liberty Avenue. The Art Cinema was the first moving picture house in Pittsburgh to commercially show art movies until competition from other city theaters led to its conversion to an adult movie house in the 1960s. As part of its mission to transform the Cultural District, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust purchased and restored the facility leading to further conversions of run-down properties along the Liberty Avenue corridor. With a total of 194 seats, including a fully restored balcony, the Harris Theater officially opened to the public for movies and live performances on November 9, 1995. The theater is one of the few that has retained 35mm film projectors that are utilized regularly.

The Harris was named through a gift from the Buhl Foundation after John P. Harris, co-founder of the Nickelodeon—the first theater solely dedicated to the showing of motion pictures—and a Pennsylvania State Senator. The Harris Theater features contemporary, foreign, and classic films.

Films For All

The Harris Theater has installed the necessary equipment to provide closed movie captioning and audio description to patrons for digital films that offer these features. Films with captioning and audio description available will be noted when available.

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Concessions are available for all screenings and the Harris Theater is now BYOB. Guests who bring alcoholic beverages must be 21 years or older and provide valid photo ID upon request, a $5 charge will be issued per guest.


The address is 809 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Call the Harris directly at 412-930-8053.

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