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Anthology Film Archives

25 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
When you think of vital cinemas in the world, Anthology has to go on that list. It’s where I first discovered many of the experimental and essential films that have inspired me ever since. The building was once a municipal courthouse, and the upstairs auditorium has the feel of a magisterial courtroom. There are no advance ticket sales, so get there early.
February 16, 2017

Tips from locals

Kar Man And Ariel
Kar Man And Ariel
March 25, 2018
A one of a kind cinema showcasing rare gems of film art, and film history. For any true explorer of the arts and moving image this spot is probably going to blow your socks off with the line up of unique cinematic gold
September 10, 2017
If you’re film buff or an aspiring cinephile, the Anthology Film Archives needs to be on your list. Specializing in American independent and avant-garde film, Anthology is one of the places that most represents the artistic spirit of the neighborhood. Keep an eye on the lineup and you’ll be able to…
July 11, 2017
You won't find this place in your average guide to NYC. Anthology is ground zero super indie film in New York. They're known for screening new & old independent, foreign & avant-garde movies.
May 22, 2017
Indie Film Buff central
August 06, 2016
This theater is owned by Jonas Mekas and has great programing. Check out their website for what they're playing - and be sure to bring your own snacks, they don't have a concession stand!

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32 2nd Ave
Manhattan, NY 10003
Phone+1 212-505-5181
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 10:00 AM
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. Visa)
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