Film Forum

209 W. Houston Street,
New York, NY 10014

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Film Forum

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The Film Forum was formed in 1970 and has been at its current location since 1989.

One of New York City’s BEST theaters. Shows independent and revival films. Has many film festivals. Highlights have included an Ealing film retrospective, Varda retrospective. Looks retro in the front.

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AnnieT on March 1, 2017 at 9:29 am

Does anybody remember a popular clothing store for kids on Pitkin Avenue in the 1960’s? My Mam and Dad used to take us there for our dress clothes..easter dresses and coats…I can’t remember the name of it. Help me!!! Thanks.

moviebuff82 on April 17, 2017 at 11:22 am

In two years this location will turn 20 years old.

The_Batman_Professor on June 23, 2017 at 10:30 pm

HOUSE OF WAX in synchronized 3D – what an experience!

moviebuff82 on July 8, 2017 at 6:45 am

wow…how is the projection compared to the bluray release?

moviebuff82 on November 14, 2017 at 10:21 am

Superman 1978 is being shown here this week in honor of the upcoming justice league movie. I wonder if it’s a 35mm print or a DCP? Recently warner released a two movie set on blu ray containing the 2001 special edition and the hd version of the t.v. extended cut .

moviebuff82 on December 30, 2017 at 11:22 am

When the Lincoln plaza closes, it will have no impact on this theater.

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Dennis Visco on January 13, 2018 at 6:09 pm

The one theater that you can actually see and hear Martin Scorsese introduce a fine restored film on several rare occasions.

vindanpar on April 8, 2018 at 11:47 am

Superman here seems like a joke.

Last I saw it was second run at the Criterion before the multiplexing. Brought a friend who had never been in the theater before and she was so impressed. Sad that that Astor Plaza bunker got first run films and the great Criterion which was one of NY’s top theaters was so quickly reduced to exploitation fare in the early'70s.

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