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Film Forum

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209 W Houston St, New York City, NY 10014-4885
+1 212-727-8110
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Great place to see a movie

I am a great fun of Film Forum. Every time I go to New York for the day, from NJ, I see what is... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2017
Aigli P
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Interesting movies

This was my first visit to the Film Forum, a site where one can view many interesting international... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2017
TravelFan48105
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Non-profit cinema and film buff's hangout.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“great popcorn” (4 reviews)
“new york” (4 reviews)
“cinema” (7 reviews)
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209 W Houston St, New York City, NY 10014-4885
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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

I am a great fun of Film Forum. Every time I go to New York for the day, from NJ, I see what is shown. I like ending my NY visit with a movie at FF. They have a great selection of old movies but...More

Thank Aigli P
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Reviewed May 28, 2017

This was my first visit to the Film Forum, a site where one can view many interesting international and independent movies. I went to "Restless Creature", a movie about the ballet dancer Wendy Whelan. This was the only NYC venue showing the movie and a...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2017

This place has the best moves. But the theater seating floor is not angled enough and it draws the tallest people who always seem to be sitting in front of you. They all have great posture and generally forget to remove their large coats.

Thank jazzman1940
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Reviewed February 6, 2017

The theater is small but well run. The theater is old fashion with very little cushion in the seats but the ambiance makes up for that. The treats are absolutely visually delectable.

Thank RLF724
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Reviewed January 26, 2017

The Film Forum is an essential source of great movies -- many you simply can't see elsewhere. I number of my friends from outside NYC -- I used to be one of them -- planned their trips around programs being offered here. We attend two...More

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Reviewed November 28, 2016

ok, so i like to hit the flicks at pretty much any opportunity.....and if you are anything like me you prefer the offbeat, the eclectic and the classics. this is the place. the ff is located on houston street and is easily accessible by subway....More

Thank DungogSteve
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Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

I know, I know... What kind of person takes kids to the film Forum to see a documentary about restoration of Bosch paintings? Apparently we do. Sorry other movie goers. Actually, it was fine. It was the grandparents idea of fun with the grand kids....More

Thank Dynorocket
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

Where a courteous, mature group come together to get their Art History fix. Went to see the film of the coming together of the Bosch collection... I left feeling I learned more in one seating than from my entire semester at university. Got to use...More

Thank ccpark888
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Reviewed April 21, 2016

It is a good idea to see what films are playing if you enjoy independent and foreign films. This is an iconic theater.

Thank Colson1010
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Reviewed March 26, 2016

This is a not so hidden gem in the West Village. We have seen some great classic, film noir and indie movies over the years. Most recently we saw a double feature of Dames and Gold Diggers of 1933. Small, intimate theatres with comfy seats....More

Thank EastVillageDenizen
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