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Fine Arts Theater

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36 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3625
+1 828-232-1536
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Great indie theater

First run indie films, cool decor and cater to local filmmakers by letting them use a room upstairs... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2012
Asheville, North Carolina
My Favourite Place in Asheville

Not only do they show the best movies, but the staff are the coolest people ever! No, they don't... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2012
Asheville, NC
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“indie films” (8 reviews)
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36 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3625
Downtown Asheville
+1 828-232-1536
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Reviewed September 8, 2012

First run indie films, cool decor and cater to local filmmakers by letting them use a room upstairs for auditions, meetings, etc. Great representation for downtown Avl.

1  Thank dyedblack
Reviewed September 2, 2012

Not only do they show the best movies, but the staff are the coolest people ever! No, they don't have butter for the popcorn- let it go. Asheville is lucky to have this fantastic Independent Theatre!!! They also are incredibly supportive of the community they...More

1  Thank Chinagirl15
Reviewed August 18, 2012

This theatre seems to bring in the most interesting, varietal, controversial, and well deserved films to observe. They have never disappointed me in their selections!

Thank ez12get2
Reviewed August 17, 2012

Living in Johnson City Tennessee, not many foreign and indie movies make their way to our local screens. Fine Arts shows the kind of movies that are not normally main stream--although some of them win enough attention to make their way to the multiplexes. It...More

Thank Eowyn1110
Reviewed July 31, 2012

I've been going to the Fine Arts Theater for 13 years. It's a great place to see movies. You can enjoy a coffee, glass of wine, or beer with your movie. The seats are comfortable. The viewing rooms are inviting, intimate, and comfortable. Recently they...More

Thank ROFranks
Reviewed July 27, 2012

Weird choice of movie titles. Strange environment when you visit. Better than the type of theatre that preceeded them in this location!

Thank Michael A
Reviewed July 12, 2012

I like that someone took an old building and put it back to good use! I like going to the movies there because they pick good movies. It is so neat to go into this old building and realize people years ago was doing the...More

Thank CandyAsheville
Reviewed July 9, 2012

The perfect place to watch a movie, anytime. Cozy and relaxed with comfortable seating. They even serve beer!

Thank cmem
Reviewed June 29, 2012

Small venue showing grood movies in a comfortable setting. In the middle of downtown Asheville. Easy to catch a movie and walk to dinner.

Thank BlueRidgeTravelers
Reviewed June 25, 2012

My wife was delighted to be able to buy a bag of popcorn smaller than a cubic foot, which is about the only choice at the big movie complexes. They also seem to sell beer & wine there, which is pretty darn cool. Seating is...More

1  Thank cspan37421
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How soon before a movie is the box office open? Do we need to get there early to avoid sold out shows?
December 22, 2016|
Response from Bonnie P | Reviewed this property |
We never saw the place crowded, but on Tuesday it probably is.