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Free Movies for a Year?

Tue, 06/21/2016 - 11:55 -- Nick Dager

Alamo Drafthouse Downtown Brooklyn will be offering a few lucky prizewinners free movie passes for an entire year. The sweepstakes begins on June 21 and closes August 5. Winners will be announced throughout the sweepstakes period.

Sampson Joins Downtown Brooklyn Theatre

Mon, 06/13/2016 - 13:52 -- Nick Dager

As Alamo Drafthouse moves closer to the opening of its Downtown Brooklyn theater, the company is pleased to announce the addition of Mike Sampson to its New York City team as senior marketing and promotions manager. Along with New York creative manager & programmer Cristina Cacioppo, Sampson will be a key member of the team guiding and executing the creative vision for Downtown Brooklyn, as well as future NYC venues.

Art House Fans Also Like Mainstream Movies, Study Says

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 12:54 -- Nick Dager

One million Australians 14 and older see art house or foreign language movies at the cinema—but they still go to mainstream movies too, Roy Morgan Research cinema attendance data shows. More than half (58 percent) of art house-foreign film-goers saw just one such film in an average three month period last year, while 30 percent saw two or three, and the remaining twelve percent saw four or more. Overall, at an average of two such films each per quarter, it adds up to a total of eight art house/foreign films over the year.

New Angelika to Open October 9 in San Diego

Fri, 10/02/2015 - 12:39 -- Nick Dager

Reading International will open the first Angelika Film Center & Café on the West Coast October 9. Dedicated to exhibiting quality films and events, the sleek and modern Angelika Film Center & Cafe is a unique venue for San Diego’s culturally rich community offering diverse programming and a creative menu of craft beverages and bites.

Critics Take on Digging for Fire

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 13:59 -- Nick Dager

The New York Film Critics Series has partnered with Ivy and the nation’s leading independent cinemas to present live, national, in-theater screenings. The events are moderated by Peter Travers, film critic for Rolling Stone Magazine and ABC’s Popcorn, along with additional coverage by Alison Bailes of BBC, More Magazine, WOR Radio, and The Charlie Rose Show. The series presents live, interactive, in-theater; pre-release movies and big screen HD simulcast with the stars and filmmakers.

Jacob Burns Film Center Unveils Two New Theatres

Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:34 -- Nick Dager

The Jacob Burns Film Center has unveiled its two new theaters, bringing the total number of screens in the cinema complex to five. The completed construction marks the end of the first phase of Jacob Burns Film Center’s campaign Building on Success, Fulfilling a Promise to our Community. The theaters officially opened to the public on Friday, March 6.

Jacob Burns Film Center Expansion Nears Completion

Tue, 02/24/2015 - 10:35 -- Nick Dager

Since last August the Jacob Burns Film Center in Pleasantville, New York – in addition to being one of the country’s premiere art house cinemas – has been a construction site. Work began then to add two new screens and other amenities to the complex, bringing the total number of screens to five. When completed next month those new theatres will greatly expand the center’s already impressive capabilities.

Jacob Burns Film Center Adding Two Theatres

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:20 -- Nick Dager

Construction has begun to add two new theatres to the Jacob Burns Film Center. The new theatres, which will be on the third floor of the cinema complex, will provide JBFC with 80 additional seats. The construction is contained within the existing footprint of the building and should be completed by January 2015. The JBFC Theatre will remain open during construction.

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