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The best way to see special films.

We saw Free Solo had a craft beer and pop corn all for the price of a "regular" movie else where... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
Michael H
Tucson, Arizona
Comfortable & Clean

The screen is large and very clear, The seats are very comfortable and tiered so that you can see... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Paul G
Tucson, Arizona
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Voted BEST OF TUCSON every year since 2002 by readers of the Tucson Weekly, The Loft Cinema is a mission-driven, membership-supported nonprofit cinema that screens new independent American and foreign films and documentaries, along with classic art...more
3233 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716-3933
+1 520-795-7777
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

We saw Free Solo had a craft beer and pop corn all for the price of a "regular" movie else where. Small crowd and refurbished seats. Easy in and out with solar covered parking. Bought tickets at the door.Friendly staff.

Thank Michael H
Reviewed August 21, 2018

The screen is large and very clear, The seats are very comfortable and tiered so that you can see over the very tall person in front of you. The Loft shows old movies, independent features and just about everything in between, It has been a...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Tucson needs The Loft. That’s the go-to theatre for all the best movies. Very comfortable seating, free members popcorn, friendly staff. Many advantages in having a membership, primarily to support this effort.

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Reviewed April 25, 2018

Here we are living in Tucson over ten years, and have never been to the Loft. Especially, since we love all sorts of Independent, Foreign and Old Movies. As it is, we so enjoy our giant screen at home, that we are no longer regular...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2018

If you want to avoid the big multi-plex movie theaters and see movies that are thoughtful, The Loft in Tucson is the place to go. While in town visiting, we were able to see two Academy Award-nominated movies, both of which had been long gone...More

1  Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

In the era of multiplexs the existence of a small, art film oriented movie house is a treat which deserves our support. On Speedway sort of near the university

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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Great fun Great movies Great atmosphere Great concessions Great staff Great location Great viewing times Glad to be members for several years.

1  Thank MichelleB1101
Reviewed December 6, 2017

I love the old fashioned feel in the lobby. The women's restroom has some great tile. The quality of the films is great. Not your average everyday commercial films. Definitely more intellectual programs and films.

1  Thank ReviewerMD101
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to the theater, we have heard a lot of good reviews about the theater. Before we went, we join their nonprofit organization. This organization is set up to help make the visual arts better represented in Tucson. We decided to...More

1  Thank TravingJim
Reviewed July 26, 2017

Recently remodeled with new seats in the large auditorium that can show 70mm film-which we saw and appreciated. The new seats are a little tight in both shoulder and legroom but I am sure an improvement. Sight lines are good. Had a good turnout for...More

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