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Pickford Film Center

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Address: 1318 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4322
Phone Number: 360.647.1300
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Go to place for independent films

Wonderful and casual theater for seeing independent films. Their new, but now older, theater has a great place to sit and have a coffee, pastry, beer or wine before the show. How... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
lopezbiker
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Bellingham, Washington
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Bellingham, Washington
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158 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful and casual theater for seeing independent films. Their new, but now older, theater has a great place to sit and have a coffee, pastry, beer or wine before the show. How lucky we are to have this theater in town. They also offer special dining and watching nights a few times during the year , special Oscar nite viewing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Both first run films as well as Classic films come here to be enjoyed in this wonderful space with comfortable seats and innovative concessions. The Pickford is my favorite venue for Film watching!

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Thank callpaulson
Bellingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always several good-to-great movies to choose from. A very comfortable theater, with good sound quality.

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EVANSTON
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you want to see one of the latest movies, don't miss the Pickford Film Center. Run by volunteers it show "just released" films. The seats are comfortable and the air-conditioning, perfect. If you come early or stay after the show you may purchase "eats" and they have little tables available. A great place!

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Thank Phyllis25
Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Very comfortable art style movie house that you may see very uncommercial but even great movies - its not snooty either which makes it very accessible and the staff and concessionaires are friendly and welcoming

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Have seen several movies here and never been disappointed by the atmosphere or staff! I wish the ticket purchasing set-up were a little different but hey, as long as you get a ticket! The only dislike was the fact that the butter applied to the popcorn shriveled the kernels into mush, so do not order butter on your corn!

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Bellingham, Washington
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

I saw "Muscle Shoals", "Good Ole' Freda" and my stepson's school's film fest here—it is a great, small town film venue.

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Baguio, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Art films and docus. Run by super interactive staff and volunteers. Kind of place folks sit around before and after and share insights. Sound town feel that is welcoming to visitors. Cozy. Spotlessly clean. Just awesome.

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lawrence, wa
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Since I hear poorly even if the sound is loud, I usually have to rely on head phones provided by any theatre. These frequently do not work. The Limelight Theatre on Cornwall Avenue has added a hand-held device which provides captions separately from the film on the screen. The device is a bit cumbersome (part of it sits in the... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The Pickford Film Center is my favorite place to see a movie. Bike rack just outside to lock up your ride. Even the popcorn (with options to sprinkle parmesan, garlic and/or brewers yeast, among others) is good. Grab a beer or a glass of wine with your movie. Add to that the charming, local vibe and the BEST selection of... More 

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