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Fine Arts Theater

36 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC (Downtown Asheville)
828 232 1536
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Ranked #5 of 81 Attractions in Asheville
Type: Movie Theaters
Most recent review
- Oct 15, 2014
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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

How lucky are we to have this gem !? We visit at least twice a month . Afternoon movies with a glass of wine ? check. Beautiful downtown Asheville location ? check. Easy parking right across the street at A-loft ? check. First run movies that no other theatre in town runs ? check .Walk to any number of great... More

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Flat Rock, North Carolina
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97 reviews 97 reviews
14 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Love this smaller theatre. Always excellent art films. Good popcorn. Beer and wine available. After the movie, walk down a few doors to Barley's Tavern for the best pizza and salad around.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Downtown near all the wonderful galleries and restaurants. Bring in some of the avante guard movies.

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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

My wife and I recently went to see The Drop at this theater. The theater itself is up to date, clean, and located in the heart of downtown. We had a great time and will be going again soon.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We are so lucky to have this great little theater here in town.A city without a fine arts theater is a real shame! They have a constant rotation of interesting indies and foreign films and they keep them just long enough to be actually see them before they change. The $5 Tuesday movies are still around and are usually packed.... More

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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65 reviews 65 reviews
7 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Best little fine arts cinema in Asheville. Great movies you can't get elsewhere, perfect location downtown. BUt best of all, the prices for popcorn and drinks are actually reasonable. Its a gem for this lttle city and aside from limited show times, go if you can.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is an old-fashioned arts theatre. We have seen numerous films of note over the years, such as "What the <Bleep> Do We Know?" and it is clean, very old-fashioned, and right downtown.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Quaint older style theater with good movies. Popcorn is good, The restrooms are clean and the staff is friendly. Never a disappointment with the several visits I done.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Always a great collection of "special" films- not just foreign and artsy, but very much movies with messages that stay with you. ie. Saw "Once" there , and had to buy a copy for myself and NUMEROUS friends and family.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I love this little theater in Asheville. My husband and I frequently make trips downtown and often catch a movie here. Tuesday afternoon movies are just $5. What a bargain! I also love that you can preview films on their window kiosk. So even if you don't have time to catch the whole film, watch the trailer. It's free.

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