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Avon Theatre Film Center

272 Bedford St, Stamford, CT 06901-1718
+1 203-967-3660
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Wish they'd kept the film projector

Love this place, great special programming and new features. Call in advance to find out which... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2016
RyanPMacNamara
A gem in downtown Stamford

Avon presents intelligent, off-beat films not available at the multiplexes. It also preserves a... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2016
tiarella
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“non profit” (8 reviews)
“art house” (5 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 15 June 2016

Love this place, great special programming and new features. Call in advance to find out which screen your film is playing on. The second screen is "living room" small. Wish they hadn't totally converted to digital. Inquire about membership. Its worth it and quickly pays...More

Thank RyanPMacNamara
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Avon presents intelligent, off-beat films not available at the multiplexes. It also preserves a classic cinema in a lively section of Stamford. In all respects, it's a treasure.

Thank tiarella
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Great ol' theater! Many independent, foreign films and recent releases. Parking can be tight, just commenting. Grab dinner from your choice of many nearby restaurants. The theater condiments are plentiful as well. We get a big bag of popcorn which is alway fresh and warm...More

Thank Ted S
Reviewed 25 May 2016

There's usually something worth seeing at the Avon. Sometimes films run for one evening with a speaker before or after the show. There have been several great rock concert films from the Shelley Archives with Bill Shelley giving an introduction before, & answering questions later....More

Thank 834vickim
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I am a member of this theater because I want to support its sticking around. The offerings are varied and interesting. It is in the middle of revitalized downtown area of Stamford with many restaurants nearby.

Thank 68meggie
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I am a major film buff and I have yet to find a theater I enjoy more than the Avon! Excellent variety of programming matched by friendly service and beautiful ambiance. I would recommend to any film fan looking for a memorable experience!

Thank Jordon H
Reviewed 9 May 2016

This down-town theater is in walking distance to many restaurants. The architecture is unique. The movies also unique. Hosts many special events like speakers after the screening of a meaningful movie. (broaching topics such as Alzheimers or gun violence).

Thank sass4
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

The Avon theatre is one of my favourite things about living in Stamford.it is very well preserved and a perfect viewing experience for the kind of quality movies shown here. We love this theatre and the location couldnt be better for dinner and a movie....More

Thank Travelzen101
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The Avon always has the most interesting, my thought-provoking and entertaining offerings. We love it. If you are a frequent movie goer, an annual membership to support this non-profit entity is a wonderful thing to do. We usually go to each new movie and then...More

Thank Johnna T
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We are very fortunate to have this movie theatre in our town. We have been members for a very long time. They have special programs and movies and speakers. It is an amazing find and I highly recommend going and joining!.

Thank RSG509
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