Fairfax 6 Theatres

9 Broadway,
Fairfax, CA 94930

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Fairfax 6 Theatres

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The Fairfax Theatre was constructed by the Blumenfeld Chain in 1950 as a single screen movie house. The theater was later split and then purchased by Cinema West.

Restored in 1993, the theater has added three more screens, for a total of five auditoriums. In 2012 a sixth screen was added.

Contributed by Ross Melnick

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 6, 2007 at 7:58 pm

Here is a photo of the Fairfax as a quad in 2002.

terrywade on November 16, 2007 at 8:42 am

Thanks Fairfax for having the only theatre in your area with digital 3-D. Today and this week watch the crowds come to see ‘Beowulf’ in the new 3-D at the Fairfax. I can’t believe the Century/Cinemark guys are so slow in your area to install this new technology. Why go to a movie theatre and see a 3-D movie in boring flat 2-D! Your business will be triple from the 3 Cinemark theatres showing the 2-D 35mm print. Watch out as soon as they see the $$ going to the indi Fairfax Theatre they will wake up and get caught up with the new digital world of projection. Enjoy the business while you can at the Cinema West Fairfax.

spectrum on October 29, 2008 at 5:55 am

According to their web page, they will install solar panels soon and are claiming they will be the first cinema in the nation to be completely solar powered.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on November 7, 2008 at 1:19 pm

More photos can be seen here.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 1, 2009 at 9:35 am

The year given for this photo is 1986.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 1, 2009 at 6:26 pm

I don’t know what the current seating is, but the Fairfax is listed in 1955 with 600 seats.

kencmcintyre on August 15, 2009 at 6:14 am

This is from the San Rafael Daily Journal in June 1950:

Scott Neff
Scott Neff on October 21, 2011 at 2:06 pm

The theatre is currently undergoing new construction of a sixth theatre.

Mikeyisirish on June 27, 2012 at 10:26 am

A few 2012 photos can be seen here and here.

Scott Neff
Scott Neff on December 3, 2013 at 5:27 pm

Theatre is actually six screens now.

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