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“Outstanding independent movie theater” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pickford Film Center

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Pickford Film Center
1318 Bay Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
360.647.1300
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Ranked #5 of 31 attractions in Bellingham
Type: Movie Theaters
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Bellingham, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Outstanding independent movie theater”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Everything about Pickford is outstanding. In an age of impersonal multiplexes with a plastic feel and high ticket prices, this is a three screen gem (two screens in one building, one in another). The main two-screen theater is a lovingly restored 19th century brick building, retrofitted for earthquake resistance. Only the best domestic and foreign motion pictures and documentaries make the cut here, so you can be pretty sure of finding something good to view at just about any time. The theater has a wonderful old fashioned lobby where you can get a bite to eat or a drink, and just enjoy the company and the ambience.

Visited September 2013
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Bellingham, Washington
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Rainy Afternoon Getaway”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

When a good flick is playing this is our 'getaway' on a rainy afternoon. Great locals theatre, independent films...small theatre...allowing food & beverages.

Visited August 2013
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Bellingham, Washington, United States
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4 attraction reviews
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“A true locals' theater specializing in independent films”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a relatively new theater in down town Bellingham that shows mainly independent films. It's wonderfully designed, has great food and beverages (yes, you can drink legally in one of the rooms!). It's community supported and we are lucky to have it here in our town.

Visited March 2013
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Pacific NW
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Great movies and door prizes”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I won a coupon for free ice cream at Mallards! Yea. The movies are great and the theater has the old town feel. It is a great experience to go there.

Visited May 2013
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Blaine, WA
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Wonderful movie loving place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

A wonderful alternative to those horrible large movie warehouses with so many screens. Excellent choices of films for those of us who really want quality entertainment. Thank you for being here!

Visited November 2012
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