Criterion Cinemas at Greenwich Plaza 3
2 Railroad Avenue, 203.869.4030
Greenwich's remaining commercial movie house. Use it or lose it. General Admission $10.50, Children (11 and under) $7.50, Seniors (62 & over) $9.00.
Focus on French Cinema
203.698.2742 or Renee Ketcham, 203.629.3644
Held at Pepsico Theater, Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, this annual 3-day event is organized by Alliance Francaise of Greenwich. Last year over 2,000 people attended. All films are in French with English subtitles. This exciting film festival, held at the end of March or early April, includes films not usually available in the US and gives a unique insight into the French film industry. Not only do you get to see great films, but the audience has the opportunity to meet actors and directors.
Greenwich Classic Film Series
Now in its 36th season and with over 700 members, it has two 6-film series. Movies from the 30s through the 70s with lectures by guest film critics are shown at the Bow Tie Movie Theater, Saturday mornings at 10 am and Monday evenings at 7 pm. Membership is $125 for a 6-film series. Join their mailing list by sending your e-mail address.
101 West Putnam Avenue, 203.622.7910
On most Friday nights at 8 pm (doors open at 7:40) in the Cole Auditorium, the Library shows award-winning US and foreign films. Admission is free. Call or use the web site to get a schedule and verify that a film is being shown.
AMC Loews 14
40 Westchester Avenue, (Waterfront Place) Port Chester NY, 914.510.1000
Lots of free parking and 14 screens in the new Waterfront complex.
Avon Art Films
272 Bedford Street, Stamford, 203.967.3660
The Avon Theater is a fully restored classic movie theater. Built in 1939, the Avon was run by Crown Theaters until it closed in 1998. In 2001 it was purchased by a private investor from Greenwich. The theater was fully restored and reopened January, 2004 and shows independent, art and foreign films as well as Hollywood classics.
At the Norwalk Aquarium, 10 North Water Street, SoNo, 203.852.0700
The screen is six stories high and eight stories wide and the visual effects are stunning. See full description under CHILDREN, FAMILY OUTINGS.
Hours: Open daily, 10 am - 5 pm.