AVON THEATRE FILM CENTER
GREENWICH 18:02 (UTC-4)
AVON THEATRE FILM CENTER

AVON THEATRE FILM CENTER

Information

06830 GREENWICH, USA

Activity

Theatrical Exhibition

Description

The Avon Theatre Film Center, Inc. opened on June 15, 1939 and continues as a first-run independent cinema dedicated to showcasing the finest in new independent and foreign films, documentaries, and classic films. Located in the metro-New York suburbs, the Avon draws over 65,000 visitors a year to see not only films but also to hear film directors, screenwriters, actors and producers discuss their works. The Avon is a non-profit member supported theatre with many private donors as well as community support from local businesses. Educators working with elementary, high school and college students receive complimentary passes to use film as an important educational tool in their classrooms. The Avon has hosted numerous Oscar-nominated actors and directors and also works closely with the local Focus on French Film Festival held every April at the State University of New York in Purchase, just outside Manhattan. This prestigious French Film Festival brings famous French actors and director