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New York: Film

Below are our New York City Film Venue recommendations, with information on location, admission, transportation/parking, venue history and other points of interest.

The Best Film Deal in America

Are you a film lover – or related to someone who is? Then join the Museum of Modern Art and (almost every day if you like) check out one of the largest film collections in the world presented in three comfortable theaters. Just $85 per year buys you unlimited access – and for $100 more, Film Plus members receive additional benefits including private previews of major films and special talkbacks with today’s premier actors and directors.

New York Film: Special Film Venues in New York

Angelika Film Center

Opened in 1989, this six screen movie theater located in the heart of NY’s SOHO district is the first in a national chain of Angelika cinemas (other outposts can be found in Texas and California).  The Angelika Film Center screens a varied mix of independent, foreign and documentary films, many of which are receiving their U.S. premieres. The Angelika Film Center NY is also known for its extensive concession and …more…

Anthology Film Archives

Founded in 1969 to preserve the legacy of avant-garde and experimental film and video, the Anthology Film Archives is as much an educational resource as it is a film venue. More than 900 programs are presented here annually, some of which feature commentary from pre-eminent filmmakers and scholars. The Anthology also publishes numerous books and documentary DVD’s annually, encompassing a wide range of film-related topics. Additionally, Anthology Film Archives preserves …more…

BAM Rose Cinemas

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (known simply as BAM among NYC arts lovers) is Brooklyn’s premier venue for both progressive live performance and independent film. In 2006, BAM began a collaboration with the Sundance Institute on a series that has brought the programming and activities of Sundance and its revered film festival to New York City through a variety of movie screenings, panels, performances, and special events.

BAM Rose Cinemas Information

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Film Forum

When it first opened as a screening room for indie films in 1970, Film Forum was just 50 folding chairs and a projector. Now, it’s a three-screen movie house with 462 seats, 4,600 members, and screenings every day of the year. ...more...

Museum of Modern Art—Film

Who would have expected the Museum of Modern Art to house such a fantastic film collection? Fortunately for movie fans, MoMA considers film to be a modern art and accordingly offers several screenings a day in its three basement theaters. The selections have an art-house slant (foreign films, silent movies, documentaries, and independents), but mainstream Hollywood flicks frequently make …more…

Museum of the Moving Image

There are plenty of museums out there for people who love art and sculpture, but this is the number-one museum for film buffs. It’s the mission of the Museum of the Moving Image to educate people on the technology, history, technique, and art of film, as well as television and digital media. This mission is fulfilled with the museum’s outstanding …more…

Tribeca Film Festival

The TriBeCa Film Festival has become such an important festival so fast that it’s hard to believe it’s only been around since 2002. That’s when Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal created the festival to boost morale (and business) in Manhattan’s ailing downtown TriBeCa neighborhood in the wake of the September 11, 2001, attacks, while also reminding the world that …more…