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Avon Theatre Film Center

272 Bedford St, Stamford, CT 06901-1718
+1 203-967-3660
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An old fashioned movie house providing an array of independent, foreign and english speaking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carol F
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Stamford, Connecticut, United States
BEST MOVIE THEATER AROUND

If you live in the area, it makes great sense to check out this gem of a theater.The Avon is a... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Dale B
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The Avon Theatre features the best of independent, documentary, foreign films and Hollywood classics, and educational programming that enhances the cultural richness of the Stamford community. The Avon is a non-profit, member-supported organization that has been described as an eclectic and whimsical picture house. The theatre is highlighted by an original exterior facade, framed by a restored vertical "AVON" marquee that lights up the Connecticut sky at night.
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“non profit” (9 reviews)
“movie house” (6 reviews)
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272 Bedford St, Stamford, CT 06901-1718
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+1 203-967-3660
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An old fashioned movie house providing an array of independent, foreign and english speaking movies. Comfortable seats and popcorn and snacks.

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 17 May 2017

If you live in the area, it makes great sense to check out this gem of a theater.The Avon is a member-supported non-profit independent cinema which showcases new independent films, documentaries, foreign and culturally relevant films. The Avon gives you a really big bang for...More

Thank Dale B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This theater was refurbished and in excellent condition. Has some of the older movies that you do not normally get to see.

Thank gwschiff
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Nice old fashioned movie Theater that shows artistic films. Comfortable seats. Fresh pop corn and good snacks. Hot coffee and hot cocoa too. Clean theaters and clean bathrooms. There are two movies shown at the same time.

Thank Leah W
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is an old theater that has been restored. It is charming and nothing like the huge multiplexes. It shows the best movies too -- not the big action shoot-em-ups.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 4 April 2017

If you are a movie buff...this is a Great movie theater concept! Membership and catching all the great Indy movies, documentaries and foreign films are all here. Plus, they have Oscar night at the Avon, it doesn't get any better than being part of this...More

Thank Pina B
Reviewed 1 April 2017

As newcomers to Stamford, we joined the Avon after our first movie there. It was exciting to find a place that showed good movies and wasn't one of those sterile block-buster type places. Convenient to parking and restaurants, we very much enjoy walking around downtown...More

Thank Nan F
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A lovely old movie theater restored and offering some independent films, special members' viewings and discussions. I'm a proud member supporting this special theater.

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The Avon specializes in small pictures, the types of movies that will never get a wide release: documentaries, foreign films, etc. They offer memberships which get you access to special evenings with discussions, interviews and the like with film industry people. But regular folks can...More

Thank jakeDVermont
Reviewed 1 March 2017

During much of the year, mainstream theaters don't have films that have plots and great acting. All year round we' e found some outstanding films, great acting and truly interesting stories. The theater has a comfortable, classic interior and frequently interesting programs with directors and...More

Thank Bobolina2014
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