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Avon Theatre Film Center

272 Bedford St, Stamford, CT 06901-1718
+1 203-967-3660
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Love this place!!!

I love being a member and supporting the Avon! From walking in the door with the woman who sells... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Holly H
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Stamford, Connecticut, USA
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Best movie theater in NY Metro Area!! Great Indie selection and atmosphere. Great popcorn and... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Linus A
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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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“movie house” (8 reviews)
“special events” (16 reviews)
“non profit” (9 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 October 2, 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
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Linus A
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Reviewed August 28, 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.

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Reviewed August 11, 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
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Reviewed August 9, 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 July 10, 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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Reviewed July 10, 2017

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

Thank Gary H
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Reviewed May 24, 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
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Reviewed May 17, 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
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Reviewed May 16, 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
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