IFC Center

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IFC Center

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
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    • Time Out says
      • 4 out of 5 stars
      Jacques Audiard's Palme d'Or-winning Dheepan is the story of a Sri Lankan man, woman and child who masquerade as a family to escape to France from the aftermath of their country's civil war. Like the French writer-director's last two films, A Prop...
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    • Time Out says
      • 3 out of 5 stars
      This biopic of Indian math genius Srinivasa Ramanujan doesn’t go to infinity—or beyond. It features some exceedingly good actors, but the script gives us a version of his life that feels overly schematic and cleaned up, like a trailer for a movie ...
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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.