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Avon Theatre Film Center

272 Bedford St, Stamford, CT 06901-1718
+1 203-967-3660
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A Stamford Treasure

If you want to see excellent films on a regular basis, don't miss going to this theatre. You'll... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Fantastic Location for Independent Film

The facility itself is great -- a lovely old-fashioned movie house, and the selection of filmn... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gary H
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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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A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to see excellent films on a regular basis, don't miss going to this theatre. You'll love it.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

The facility itself is great -- a lovely old-fashioned movie house, and the selection of filmn unsurpassed in Fairfield County.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 25 May 2017

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
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