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The Screen

1600 Saint Michaels Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7615
+1 505-473-6494
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What a find! We'll most certainly be back!

This unpretentious venue is perfect for those seeking a more intimate, relaxed viewing experience... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2014
Snowflake, Arizona
Favorite Place for Film

Comfortable seating, excellent viewing and great films - what more could you want! This is like... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2014
Tom B
Wailuku, Hawaii
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The Screen, at Santa Fe University of Art and Design, is New Mexico's premier cinematheque. Curated by Brent Kliewer, The Screen showcases the finest in world, art, and independent cinema. It features a 16-speaker Dolby Digital 6.1 Surround Sound system, a high-definition curved screen, and luxurious stadium seating.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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“indie films” (8 reviews)
“awesome sound” (2 reviews)
1600 Saint Michaels Dr, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7615
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Reviewed 23 February 2014

This unpretentious venue is perfect for those seeking a more intimate, relaxed viewing experience. On the campus of Santa Fe College of Art and Design, The Screen has excellent sound on a large screen without the commercialism of today's usual cinema experience. For those seeking...More

Thank snowflakeedie
Reviewed 26 January 2014

Comfortable seating, excellent viewing and great films - what more could you want! This is like having your own private screening room. There does not seem to be a bad seat in the house. The Screen shows mostly indie films including premiere films from the...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 19 November 2013

I love the Screen and have been going there for years. The screen almost exclusively shows indie films not available for viewing elsewhere in Santa Fe, and often not available anywhere in Albuquerque. A fantastic service that the screen offers is a (free, of course)...More

1  Thank Patty036
Reviewed 19 November 2013

Amazing sound system, amazing movies and staffed by students at the film school. Love this place!!!!!

Thank KWS63
Reviewed 23 October 2013

The Screen provides mostly highly regarded Indie films that aren't shown anywhere else in town. You will find wholesome snacks, and great popcorn at the concession stand -- also, a fresh cup of Keurig coffee if you're in the mood. The seats are comfortably positioned...More

Thank Terez B
Reviewed 18 October 2013

If you're into Indy films this is your place. Built in a former sound stage this theatre has top quality sound and projection systems. They also feature interesting filmsthat you're not going to see at your local multiplex. Note worthy is their HDlive performances from...More

Thank shelterform
Reviewed 13 October 2013

The Screen is on the SFUAD campus. It houses the second largest green screen in the world and the set for Longmire. We did not get to see a production at The Screen, but we are looking forward to it. We did get to see...More

Thank Peggy N
Reviewed 30 July 2013

So nice, no crowds, comfy seats, big screen. Weird movie but interesting and made for great after movie conversation. Isn't that what its all about? Really enjoyed and will definitely return.

1  Thank Que-girl
Reviewed 27 May 2013

My husband and I frequently watch films at The Screen which one might call an "art house". It shows award-winning movies from around the world, ones that are rarely shown at regular movie theaters. Most recently we saw "The Reluctant Fundamentalist". The theater not only...More

Thank BettyLouAnn
Reviewed 25 March 2013

This is an awesome independent cinema. The movies that are presented here are wonderful. The theater is very comfortable and the projection and sound outstanding. One could not ask for better!

7  Thank Margie C
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