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I'm visiting Boston this w/e and am looking for an interesting movie theater to go to. (Maybe something similar to the Ziegfield in NYC?) Any recommendations? Thanks.

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If by "interesting", you mean independent, there are a few places to try.

The Brattle theater, in Harvard Sq. shows indie films, and also does retrospectives of old movies, too:


The Coolidge Corner cinema in Brookline shows indie films, and some more oddball things in it's screening room. They also have live performances which range from the bizarre to the sublime:


The Harvard Film Archive, at Harvard U., also shows old movies and indie films, and has some interesting programming as well:


Have fun!

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In addition to the cinemas already suggested, I would add the Landmark Cinema in Kendall Square, Cambridge. Here's the website:


I'm not familiar with the Ziegfield... maybe it's what my fellow "old-timers" might equate with the old "Orson Welles" or Exeter Street" theatres?