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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moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on February 8, 2016 at 3:08 pm

Has the filmforum shown 3d movies?

bshapiro
bshapiro on February 8, 2016 at 3:12 pm

Yes, in fact they’re one of the very few theaters anywhere that runs 3D revivals using 35mm left/right prints on dual interlocked projectors.

bolorkay
bolorkay on February 15, 2016 at 1:10 pm

Are there any thoughts as to what the future might hold with Film Forum beyond the month of May and into the spring and summer? FF is a true “city resource”.

RHETT52
RHETT52 on March 26, 2016 at 6:37 am

I hope they have a great revival series for the Summer. I was overjoyed at the Universal 100 and Sci-Fi series. It made me go into the city many times but sometimes FF will devote summer to obscure foreign series or something (for me at least) not worth taking the trip to NYC for.

RHETT52
RHETT52 on April 11, 2016 at 9:12 am

Yep, another foreign series and two weeks of “Blood Simple” (really? two weeks?) Guess I won’t be spending much time at the film forum this summer

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on May 10, 2016 at 3:48 pm

they should renovate this place with recliners and reserved seating

cmbussmann
cmbussmann on May 12, 2016 at 1:21 pm

No way! Those are gimmicks that belong in the cookie-cutter big box theaters only!

moviebuff82
moviebuff82 on May 16, 2016 at 12:17 pm

Too bad there’s no theater in NJ that shows classic movies only. The Rosebud in Westwood closed down awhile ago.

bolorkay
bolorkay on June 17, 2016 at 5:33 am

Moviebuff82…..Are you aware of the Landmark Loews Jersey in Jersey City? They have been presenting monthly “classic” film weekends for quite some time now. The only drawback is that the theater has to put those film presentations “on hold” during the warm summer months due to a lack of air-conditioning. Their film weekends return in the fall.

bolorkay
bolorkay on June 17, 2016 at 10:37 pm

I know what you mean, RHETT52. Those summer series (such as the Universal 100 or the fantasy/Sci-Fi series) were always a great time at the FF. A wonderful reason to take “mini-vacations” in the city.

I’m “keeping the faith” that they will someday return.

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