81 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
This staple cinema near Washington Square Park does a great job of varying its slate with a range of projects audiences want to see. It’s also home to America's largest documentary festivals and series, including Queer/Art/Film, which was started in 2009 by the filmmakers Adam Baran and Ira Sachs. I’ve done a number of podcasts in the Green Room. IFC was renovated several years ago, but it’s a bit cramped inside and popular titles often sell out.
Tips from locals
Foreign, classic & offbeat indie films are screened along with short subjects at this movie theater.
Independent,documentary,arthouse,and obscure films in the heart of the West Village.
Place got history. Films and cool t-shirts. You're in Greenwich Village / NYU land here so snap a few pics of all the eccentric city dwellers.
I love this theater. They are unapologetic about playing movies that they love. This ranges a lot so check out their offerings on the web. I have never seen a bad movie here. I love Japanese films, and they often play here. And French films. And really low-budget indies from the US and the…