Opened in late 2010, the city’s newest arthouse reclaims a three-screen cinema abandoned by a national chain in 2004. The theaters are small, but the equipment is state-of-the-art and the projection excellent. Early offerings have been heavy on documentaries, but also include films by Gaspar Noe, Jean-Luc Godard and Woody Allen. Upscale snacks and alcoholic drinks are available.
|Venue name:||West End Cinema|
2301 M Street, NW
|Cross street:||at 23rd Street|
|Transport:||Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro or 31, 32, 36, 38B, Circulator bus|
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