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Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Open Now: 1:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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The Bryn Mawr Film Institute is much more than a renovated movie theater.

The BMFI offers new release films, reprises of older and not so old films (e.g. they will be... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
Wonderful Gem

Great old, but modernized theater showing films and not just mass released movies. Clean and... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Ardmore, Pennsylvania
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“movie house”(4 reviews)
“great popcorn”(3 reviews)
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824 W Lancaster Ave, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-3228
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The BMFI offers new release films, reprises of older and not so old films (e.g. they will be showing District 9 followed by a discussion and on a Saturday, Lassie Come Home for a matinee). Nice seats, not too big.

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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a dinner and a movie date night the other night. We took in a movie at the Film Institute and it was a beautiful building. We enjoyed the aesthetic very much and the picture and sound quality was great.

Thank mcarr726
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Great old, but modernized theater showing films and not just mass released movies. Clean and comfortable- nice staff-great matinee prices

Thank broadbeb111
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We who live in this area are very lucky to have a theatre showing quality foreign and domestic films that we would only find at the Ritz in town. Now that there are 4 theatres, the choices are even better.

Thank marian0286
Reviewed 23 June 2018

This is a wonderful movie theatre! They play classic movies which I love, and the movie selection is always excellent! I would highly recommend visiting the Bryn Mawr Film Institute.

Thank boonie88
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Fun place to see eclectic indie films, metropolitan opera and interesting lectures of classical films. Highly recommended also great popcorn and good pricing.

Thank dough2go
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Super comfortable with great regular programming PLUS classes and vintage films, with a number of pleasant restaurants within a two minute stroll.

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 1 June 2018

I love the quality and variety of films here. It's a clean, quient and comfortable theater. Sometimes I get a little frustrated with the municipal parking lot - many one hour spots before you get to the three hour spots.

Thank Dutton_PhilaSuburbs
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I am a member of the Film Institue and if you like to learn about film and see special screenings of the classics, there is no other place like this.

Thank Jared V
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Go often to regular movies as well as the special events, like opera, old classics, kids. My husband and I joined years ago happily & have yet to attend the well reviewed lectures. Someday! Half the theaters are new with stadium seats and sound. The...More

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