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Pickford Film Center

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Address: 1318 Bay Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
Phone Number: 360.647.1300
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A nice touch of Nostaglia

So I am on a project working n the area and wanted to view the Oscar nominated movies and the Pickford, known for being made up of real movie and documentary aficionados was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
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San Diego, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
17 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

So I am on a project working n the area and wanted to view the Oscar nominated movies and the Pickford, known for being made up of real movie and documentary aficionados was showing the 6 or the 10 nominated this year. The theaters are intimate and the staff incredibly friendly but buy your tickets online so as not to... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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94 reviews 94 reviews
9 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Personal sized movie theater run by volunteer/member staff. Movies offered are unique and "off Broadway"!

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Sedro Woolley, Washington
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The community and membership owned two screen independent theater was built over about a decade by donations and grants and is now a very modern and enjoyable venue. It is the only place in town where you will find the better, more intelligent or critically acclaimed movies that aren't usually played at the corporate behemoth Regal 16 screen site at... More 

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Bellingham
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41 reviews 41 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We are so lucky to have a high quality independent theater here in Bellingham. The building is beautiful and always clean. Parking is fairly easy to find but leave yourself some time for that. The variety of drama, documentary, foreign, political, classic films is extremely well balanced. I'm happy to visit the Pickford at least once a month and sometimes... More 

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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We seldom go to the movie theater, but when we do it's to the Pickford. I love the atmosphere and the fact that I can drink a beer while I watch a movie!

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Bellingham, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Viewed two movies this week, "Tracks" and "Pride". Indie films many people in the U.S.will never see because they don't have access to them nor do they have a theater like the Pickford. Mainstream films keep us inside our box, when we think out of our box that's when we grow. I joined our family; up to 5 names are... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Love the new venue. Seating allows everyone to see the screen. The seats are comfy and spacious. The concessions are yummy and of a much higher quality than the commercial theaters. The venue is well-ventilated and air-conditioned in the summer, and the staff is just spot-on. Friendly, helpful, involved and opinionated. And, of course, the Pickford hosts human rights festivals,... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The Pickford is a fabulous treasure in Bellingham. They show a variety of films on a wide range of topics. The atmosphere is wonderful and this has become one of my favorite places since having moved here 2 years ago. Definitely consider a membership to support the theater, it will be something that delights you over and over and you... More 

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Point Roberts, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We have enjoyed several movies now at the PFC, and are amazed that it is not better known in the area. We travel down from Point Roberts, so it is almost an hour away from where we live, but the movie selection is worth the trip, and the staff and volunteers are great. Highly recommended!

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Ferndale, Washington
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Love this quaint little theater. They show mostly indie films. The seats are comfortable and love that you can add a glass of wine if you want.

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