Princeton Garden Theatre

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Princeton Garden Theatre
4.5
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We show first-run films of high artistic quality. We’ve added special programming like classic Hollywood and foreign language films; filmmaker appearances and lectures; Saturday kids matinees; and theatrically broadcast events such as from the National Theatre in London. We endeavor to improve the quality of hospitality and service from the theater’s staff. The Garden is operated as a nonprofit, tax-exempt entity. All revenues, memberships and gifts are reinvested in the theater.
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Relax537265
4 contributions
just a movie theater
Nov 2019
average ambience; if the film you want to see is featured, go. Parking nearby is difficult. a hastle. Many food options nearby.
Written December 6, 2019
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Doc_Riyadh
Philadelphia, PA2 contributions
Tolkien
May 2019 • Friends
this theater shows films that often are not shown elsewhere but are significant artistically. Tolkien is now showing and it is exceptional for those of a literary ilk.
Don't miss and experience something special.
Written May 21, 2019
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Cheri D
Yardville, NJ269 contributions
A gem of a movie theatre
Apr 2019 • Couples
I have been here many times before and enjoy coming. It's a small, historic non profit theatre located in the heart of Princeton directly across from the University. Quality movies are shown here oftentimes the first theatre to shown movies that have gone onto win Oscars. Documentaries. limited runs, and smaller independent films can also be shown here, many of which are not shown anywhere else in the area. Occasionally, classic, vintage films are featured here and special events with a discussion following the film. This really isn't a theatre where you will find children's films being show although there are occasionally series that are geared for children. A small concession is to the left as you enter with your typical movie theatre treats for purchase. Parking is difficult in Princeton so arrive early. There is metered on street parking and a small public parking metered lot across the street from the theatre behind the church, but again, it is small and there are several spots reserved for businesses in the area and they do not include the theatre.
Written April 28, 2019
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tullio7
Farmington, ME228 contributions
A long time Princeton landmark
Sep 2018 • Friends
This is a long-time Princeton Landmark. downtown Princeton had two theaters at one time, but with the closing of the Princeton Playhouse, this is it for downtown Princeton. Usually two feature films. shows some indies now along with an occasional old time film. Friendly staff,Seating is ok, but it used to have a great balcony! It is run as a non-profit. Decent affordable concessions along with tea, coffee and biscotti. on street parking only. right across the street from Princeton University
Written January 6, 2019
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ssg47
New Jersey211 contributions
Nice little movie theater.
Oct 2018 • Solo
Went to the PGT today to see a free documentary that had the producer attending who was introduced before the start of the film and answered questions afterwards. The theater shows a lot of independant films and may or may not have a current movie available. I believe there are 2 theaters. The concession stand had some typical movie fare like popcorn, sodas, etc, but you could also get coffee or tea or a bisciotti to go with it. The seats had cupholders (yay!) which always adds points. I felt like this was an old time movie theater for adults, not one where you would drop off the kids & pick them up later. I enjoyed my visit and have found some interesting films to come back and see.
Written October 17, 2018
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pbanj2016
Princeton, NJ30 contributions
Fabulous find!
Jan 2017
This is a relatively inexpensive theatre that shows awesome independent as well as vintage/classic films! It's a great find!
Written December 21, 2017
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Stanner57
Princeton Junction, NJ569 contributions
Good film selection
Dec 2016 • Business
Not particularly attractive or comfortable, but venue offers really nice combination of art house and classic movies, rather like the old Thalia in NY. The reason to go here is that they are showing a film you want to see.
Written December 22, 2016
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David E
East Windsor, NJ199 contributions
Quaint movie theatre
Oct 2015 • Couples
Nice quaint theater in the heart of Princeton that usually shows quirky and/or independent movies rather than the usual selection of "blockbusters"
Written September 19, 2016
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PLK101
Cranbury, NJ10 contributions
Great theater
Feb 2016
Plays a little t of indie movies that you don't see other places in NJ. Refreshments are mostly natural, has a counterculture vibe. Not the fanciest, but a great place to see off beat films.
Written May 18, 2016
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mbi114
Readington, NJ51 contributions
behold! The beauty of a small theatre!
Apr 2016 • Couples
Aside of the average, main stream offerings this vintage, non-profit theatre also shows classics like Jaws, Casablanca and more throughout the year. Every Thursday during the summer is billed as a "Summer Night" with a different vintage feature each week. Real popcorn with real butter. Hot coffee and tea. This is not your run of the mill theatre. Run, do not walk, to this theatre!
Written May 11, 2016
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