Photo Gallery: The official groundbreaking of the Sidewalk Film theater at The Pizitz

A great day for a groundbreaking! Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

In case you missed it: Sidewalk Film is opening a new movie theater in the basement space of The Pizitz building! The theater will be open 7 days a week, 365 days a year and will show a variety of films that you can’t catch in the average movie theater. Though construction has been going for a little over a month, the official groundbreaking of the site was held today.

Head down to the basement to see the Sidewalk Theater. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

As a city, we are willing to take risks for projects that will be inspirational.

Councilor Darrell O’Quinn
The groundbreaking of the Sidewalk Film theater. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now
Speakers were in attendance and wishing the project their best. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

23,000 folks have jobs in creative arts industries in Jefferson County. Sidewalk is both demonstrating that talent and drawing it in.

Josh Carpenter, representative for Mayor Woodfin
A great turnout for the groundbreaking! Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now