Travel Guide

Brooklyn, New York City 


Movies & Cinemas 


There is a cinema in nearly every neighborhood of Brooklyn. Cinemas here include the independent cinemas and cinema chains operated by the major cinema operators including AMC Loews and United Artists (UA). The major cinema operators operate many of the larger cineplexes in Brooklyn including the 10-screen UA cinema at Court Street in Downtown Brooklyn and the 10-screen AMC Cinema at Ridge Road in Bay Bridge. Ticket prices for the shows cost $10-13 and matinees $7-9.

The Pavillion Theater, Brooklyn (New York City)

The Pavilion Theater by Sugar Pond

Independent cinemas are the destinations for independent, classic, and foreign films in Brooklyn. A well-known destination is the Rose Cinemas at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in Downtown Brooklyn, with four screens often showing first-run independent films. Coble Hill Cinemas at 265 Court Street in Downtown Brooklyn screens a mix of independent, foreign, and major releases.  Another is the Brooklyn Heights Cinema at 70 Henry Heights, which has played hosts to several film festivals in the borough.

Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York City

Brooklyn Academy of Music by pixonomy

Film Festivals in Brooklyn
Besides Manhattan, Brooklyn plays host to a number of film festivals in New York City each year. Among the major film festivals is the Brooklyn International Film Festival held every June at various venues. The festival screens independent films from the United States and around the world. The BAMcinemaFEST is also held in June at the Rose Cinemas screening new feature films from America's contemporary filmmakers.
Another for independent films is the three-day Coney Island Film Festival held in September at the Sideshows by the Seashore and the Coney Island Museum.

Sideshows by the Seashore in Coney Island, Brooklyn (New York City)

Sideshows by the Seashore in Coney Island by SliceofNYC


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