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The Loft Cinema

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Address: 3233 East Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716
Phone Number: +1 520-795-7777
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Description: Voted BEST OF TUCSON every year since 2002 by readers of the Tucson...
Voted BEST OF TUCSON every year since 2002 by readers of the Tucson Weekly, The Loft Cinema is a mission-driven, membership-supported nonprofit cinema that screens new independent American and foreign films and documentaries, along with classic art films, interactive events including a monthly short film contest, sing-a-longs and cult favorites. Patrons can enjoy beer, wine, pizza, tamales along with fantastic films. The main theatre seats 500 people and boasts the largest screen in Southern Arizona. In addition to our regular programming, The Loft hosts an annual international film festival in the fall and a free children's film festival every July. The Loft is a member of the Sundance Institute's Art House Project, based on our excellence of programming and service to the community. In 2012 The Loft was selected to be an official venue of the Sundance Film Festival in their Sundance USA program and we have hosted a screening direct from Sundance with the filmmakers every year since. The Loft is one of 7 American cinemas to be a collaborating partner with Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue in 2012, an honor The Loft also enjoyed in 2011.
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Loved it when it was in its old funky building on 6th. This place is certainly more upscale. Bottom line is I love what they do and the movies they showcase.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Loved it when it was in its old funky building on 6th. This place is certainly more upscale. Bottom line is I love what they do and the movies they showcase.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The greatest movie house in Arizona. We have been going to the Loft since it was at U of A campus area decades ago, and they never disappoint, which is why we are Loft members.

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TUCSON
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Used to go to the Loft alot but I now have hearing impairment and the Loft apparently does not have assisted listening devices....best for me are closed captioning devices. I checked their website and can find no mention of their ability to make their movies available to those with hearing loss. Their website should make note of this. I imagine... More 

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TheLoftCinema, Manager at The Loft Cinema, responded to this review

Sorry that information is missing from our website. We recently updated our site and need to add that information but we do have hearing devices in each of our screens. Screens 2 & 3 have the Hearing Loop system and screen 1 has radio frequency and we supply the headsets for that. More 

Bear, Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I really liked this quaint place. The ladies restroom was SO pretty! Definitely not what I was expecting in the little place. Although the auditorium was huge, the seating was in that style how if someone tall sits in front of you, it's hard to see around their head. Luckily, the theatre was pretty empty when my friend and I... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This is the place to go to see old and special movies. It is especially nice to be able to go during the day when it's not too crowded.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I attended a documentary here last spring about the Camino Walk and in October I went to the Film Fest showing of Nebraska. Actors Bruce Dern and Stacy Keach came on stage following the movie to tell us how it was made and it was such an interesting time. I try to follow on-line when special showings might be as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I've visited the Loft since I moved to Tucson 30 years ago. It's the only theatre in Tucson that is nonprofit. The movies are ones rarely seen in the big theatres. The best foreign films, Rocky Horror every Saturday night at midnight, American films that aren't pushed by the big film companies are some of the unique shows shown there.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This is the only movie theater showing, apart from also simple and entertaining movies, serious ones addressing social and political issues. They have a big following in town and work very hard to please their subscribers. Pleasant atmosphere. Parking a bit crowded, but free and right next to it. They also serve pizza and other snacks, drinks, popcorn, etc.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

So glad to have an independent movie house in town. We saw The Interview - the movie not so great - The Loft - a wonderful theater. We like that it is small, though sometimes parking can be a challenge. We also like that we can grab a beer if that's what we want. I enjoy having a local place... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

I have been here a few times and enjoy the main theater. This occasion we were in a sold out upper room and I felt jammed in, like a sardine. Frankly I did not feel safe. If there were an emergency I don't see how that room could be evacuated in haste. Im sure it meets code but I will... More 

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Address: 3233 East Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716
Phone Number: +1 520-795-7777
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson

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