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Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Film Suburbs & Beyond

Bryn Mawr Film Institute is a non-profit art house movie theater located in the Main Line suburb of Bryn Mawr. Featuring the best in independent, international, and documentary cinema, Bryn Mawr Film Institute is committed to providing film education programs for all ages and restoring its historic 1926 building.

Calendar of Events
Thursday, September 21 through Saturday, September 23
British Museum presents: Hokusai
Saturday, September 23
Art House Theater Day featuring Three Stooges Shorts
Sunday, September 24
Wednesday, September 27
The Secret Cinema presents: Son of Trailer Trash
Thursday, September 28
Le Nozze di Figaro
Sunday, October 1
Open Screen Monday Contest - October
Monday, October 2
Deconstructing the Beatles’ Revolver
Thursday, October 5 through Saturday, October 14
Saturday, October 7
Talk Cinema
Sunday, October 8
Sunday, October 8 through Thursday, October 12
John le Carré: An Evening with George Smiley
Wednesday, October 11
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Saturday, October 14
In Search of Mozart
Sunday, October 15 through Saturday, October 21
Walk with Me
Monday, October 16
Wednesday, October 18
The Silence of the Lambs
Thursday, October 19
How to Train Your Dragon
Saturday, October 21
Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci
Sunday, October 22
Monster Mash 2017 with Lou DiCrescenzo
Thursday, October 26
The Monster Squad
Saturday, October 28
Tuesday, October 31
Cinema Paradiso
Wednesday, November 1
NY Dog Film Festival: Program 2
Saturday, November 4
NY Dog Film Festival: Program 1
Saturday, November 4
Talk Cinema
Sunday, November 5
The Taming of the Shrew
Sunday, November 5 through Thursday, November 9
Open Screen Monday Contest - November
Monday, November 6
Beat the Devil
Wednesday, November 8
Saturday, November 11
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Sunday, November 12
Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival: Across the Waters
Wednesday, November 15
Bonnie and Clyde
Thursday, November 16
Talk CInema
Sunday, November 19
Talk Cinema
Sunday, December 3
Open Screen Monday Contest
Monday, December 4
Talk Cinema
Sunday, January 21, 2018
Talk Cinema
Sunday, February 11, 2018
Talk Cinema
Sunday, March 11, 2018
Talk Cinema
Sunday, April 8, 2018
Talk Cinema
Sunday, April 22, 2018

The box office opens 30 minutes before the first show of the day.
For the complete schedule, visit our website.

General: $9.50
Members: $5.00
Seniors (65+): $6.75
Children under 18: $6.75
Students with valid ID: $6.75
Matinees before 3:00 pm: $6.75
Midnight Movies: $5.00
Affiliated Theatres' Members (Ambler Theater & County Theater): $5.75

Kids Saturday Matinees
Adults: $5.00
Kids: $4.00

Public Transportation
Bryn Mawr Film Institute is within walking distance of the following public transportation:

Bus - Rt. 105, originating from 69 th St. Terminal, Upper Darby Pennsylvania. Get off at Bryn Mawr stop.

Trolley - Rt. 100 (Rapid Transit Line), originating from 69th St. Terminal, Upper Darby Pennsylvania. Get off at Bryn Mawr stop.

Train - R5 Paoli/ Thorndale operating from Center City to Doylestown. Get off at the Bryn Mawr Train Station.

Directions & Parking
Parking is free in the lot directly behind the theater, which is accessed from Bryn Mawr Avenue. Parking is free after 5:00 on weekdays and ALL DAY Saturday and Sunday in the adjoining Bryn Mawr Trust Company parking lots.

Metered parking is available on the street, in the Municipal lots on Summit Grove Avenue (12-hour meters are clustered along Summit Grove Avenue), across from the Bryn Mawr Train Station (12-hour meters are along the fence nearest the train station), and at various points along Lancaster Avenue. Watch for the signs.

Other Information
Bryn Mawr Film Institute is handicapped accessible and equipped with hearing enhancement devices.

Visitor Information

Bryn Mawr Film Institute
824 W. Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
610.527.9898 phone

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