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IFC Center
West Village

The long-darkened 1930s Waverly was once again illuminated in 2005 when it was reborn as a modern three-screen art house, showing the latest indie hits, choice midnight cult items and occasional foreign classics. Actors and directors often introduce their work here on opening night, and the high-toned café provides sweets, lattes and substantials.

Venue name: IFC Center
Contact:
Address: 323 Sixth Ave
New York
10014
Cross street: at 3rd St
Transport: Subway: A, C, E, B, D, F, M to W 4th St
Price: $13.50, IFC members $8.50, seniors and children 12 and under $9.50
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    For a director of such blessed providence in the 1970s and '80s, Wim Wenders has had some fairly boneheaded ideas over the past decade or so. (A movie about a hotel, written by Bono?) Thankfully, filming modern dance in 3-D isn't one of them: Pina...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Nina Hoss, Germany’s exquisite answer to Kate Winslet (who’d be perfect for the Hollywood remake), is gripping in this unusual WWII psychodrama that’s too good to pass up. She plays Nelly, a Jewish concentration camp survivor whose head is swaddle...
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  • Fifty-seven years on, Ripley is discovered - Sleeping Beauty in space. Plagued by nightmares and surrounded by sceptics, she's forced to return to the resting place of the original alien's mother ship with a bunch of seen-it-all-before Marines. Co...
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  • Superb adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel Ripley's Game, with Hopper as her amiably cynical hero, asked to find a non-professional for a killing or two, and - in echo of Strangers on a Train - drawing an innocent family man (Ganz) into the g...
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  • In this “diary,” Wenders tried to relate his impressions of Tokyo to those he had gleaned from the work of the late, great Yasujiro Ozu. No mere travelogue, the film is like a less complex version of Chris Marker's Sans Soleil, with Wenders' ideas...
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Stephen A

One of the best independent cinemas in the country.  Great place to catch a Q&A with the director of a given documentary or film on opening weekend.  Clean and attended with friendly service.