November 26, 2018
Your donation makes The Grand more than a movie theater
At the close of every year, we ask for your help so we can do the essential work of connecting communities through film, building supportive partnerships, and working together to learn, empower, and inspire.
Please give today. Our goal is to raise $45,000 by January 31, 2019 to ensure The Grand Cinema meets its annual operational needs.
September 23, 2018
Meet the Film 253 Grant Award Winners
We're thrilled to announce the sixteen winners of the first ever Film 253 grants. Meet them and learn about the decision process here.
February 28, 2018
Welcome David Dinnell, new director of the Tacoma Film Festival
The Grand Cinema is thrilled to announce that esteemed film curator David Dinnell is the new Festival Director and Programmer of the Tacoma Film Festival.
Bringing extensive curating, programming, and teaching experience, and a host of industry and academic connections to Tacoma, Dinnell will build on TFF’s strong regional and international reputation and help to further elevate the prominence of the festival.
November 20, 2017
Help us reach our 2017 goal!
At the close of every year, we ask for your help so we can do all the great work we do at The Grand, share the incredible films you love, and continue to build unique partnerships that empower and inspire our community.
Our goal is to raise $45,000 by December 31, 2017 to ensure The Grand Cinema meets its annual operational needs. Your donation is 100% tax-deductible.
March 24, 2017
A Word From James
Hi there. My name is James Blanchard, and I'd like to tell you what it's like working as a design intern at The Grand Cinema.
February 7, 2017
Going Greener at The Grand
If you have been to The Grand Cinema in the past week or two, you may have noticed some changes in our concessions. Read on to see what changes we're making to help make reduce our environmental impact.
January 23, 2017
Weird Elephant's Year in Review
2016 was a watershed year for Weird Elephant at The Grand Cinema! Our monthly genre series drew hundreds of local horror/cult/weird film fans from far and wide. Read on to see what all you may have missed from this film series and related events.
December 9, 2016
Find excellent gift ideas at The Grand
Finding a thoughtful present for someone can be a wonderful way to make them feel special and cared about. So here I am less than two weeks away from Christmas knowing that I have some shopping to do. And you probably do too.
Thankfully, I work at The Grand Cinema which is chock full of excellent gift ideas.
Click the "read more" button below for some great gift ideas from The Grand.
November 21, 2016
8 Reasons to become a member of The Grand Cinema
Why supporting The Grand Cinema through annual membership is awesome and worth every penny (and then some).
The relationship between The Grand and its members is symbiotic: members see films on our screens that are hard to find elsewhere, and enjoy all the extra bonuses that come along with membership. In return The Grand is able to keep providing high quality film art and programs to the Tacoma community. It’s a win-win.
To all those readers who are already members: thank you and please keep it up! And to anyone who has been wondering what membership at The Grand is all about, keep reading to learn what you get from becoming an active part of The Grand’s community.
August 22, 2016
Experience a post-film discussion at The Grand
Recently, Grand Cinema volunteer and local filmmaker Christopher Wood led a post-film discussion for the documentary Weiner, which was featured as part of our Tuesday Film Series. Read about his experience and make sure to make some time to join in an upcoming post-film discussion at The Grand too!