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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
Address: 323 Sixth Ave
New York
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
  • 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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  • Time Out says
    • 2 out of 5 stars
    A vividly told but crushingly literal dramatization of an event that’s in every psych textbook published during the last 40 years, Kyle Patrick Alvarez’s new film is compelling and useless in equal measure. In the late summer of 1971, professor Ph...
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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.