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Avon Theatre Film Center

272 Bedford St, Stamford, CT 06901-1718
+1 203-967-3660
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Super Vintage theatre

Cozy circa 1939 theatre, The Avon often gets films not in other theaters; join as a member and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mums307
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Stamford, Connecticut
Best movie theater!!!

I love the movies, coming attractions, documentaries, special events, screenings, and popcorn... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
ELLlady
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CT
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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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  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“movie house” (8 reviews)
“special events” (15 reviews)
“non profit” (8 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 2 weeks ago

Cozy circa 1939 theatre, The Avon often gets films not in other theaters; join as a member and you get access to preview films, a free pass on your birthday. Worth preserving

Thank Mums307
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I love the movies, coming attractions, documentaries, special events, screenings, and popcorn. Theater is a jewel!!

Thank ELLlady
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I’ve been going to the Avon for the better part of half a century, but its latest incarnation as an arts theatre is the best! So worth becoming a member to support this type of programming in Stamford!

Thank Linda F
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We are so glad that the Avon theater was renovated and reopened! It has charm, class, and romantic artsy vibe. Great popcorn too.

Thank Vajra
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I love being a member and supporting the Avon! From walking in the door with the woman who sells the tickets with a smile who has been there forever, to the staff at the snack bar, I feel like I am in a small town...More

Thank Holly H
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Best movie theater in NY Metro Area!! Great Indie selection and atmosphere. Great popcorn and snacks. 👍👍👍👍👍

Thank Linus A
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Every time I go I meet nice people and the staff is awesome!The movies are amazing but the people that run this place make it so special.

Thank CTGator
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

A wonderful film theatre. Very much a mission of love for the community of enthusiastic patrons. If only all picture houses were like this. An eclectic mix of films rostas, respectful audiences and willing staff. Plus nearby bars and diners to visit before and after....More

Thank Peelieski
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I recently went to see the Midwife, a French movie. It was a very good film and the theatre was excellent, clean, with very comfortable seats and an easy line of view to the screen. Even the popcorn was good! I'll be going back soon!

Thank Robert J
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

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

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