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“Terrific artsy movie theatre” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pickford Film Center

Pickford Film Center
Ranked #1 of 7 Fun & Games in Bellingham
Certificate of Excellence
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Bellingham, Washington
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128 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Terrific artsy movie theatre”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

The new Pickford theatre shows very high quality films. The building is new, the seats are super comfortable, and they serve beer, wine and great snacks in the lobby. The volunteer staff is always friendly. Great place to support!

Visited March 2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great Black and whites”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2014

Great selection of movies that are not modern hollywood. Well worth $10, we got a great speaker before the film who set the atmosphere for a classic film. Sponsored by a local film group and local small businesses. I would recommend over any modern multipex Hollywood theatre that pumps out anything as long as it has no substance and lots of blood.
Seating was better then some, sound and film was very good.

Visited March 2014
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Ferndale, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Unusual and Good Films”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2014

This is a place to go for good and unsual films and foreign films. There are two theaters, the newer one is very nice, has two theaters. The seats in the older one are not comfortable. If you buy a membership, there is discount for ticket each time you buy. There is a food counter (popcorn, candies, baked goods, and packaged food, coffee, tea, fountain soda, and bottled beverages. Alcoholic beverages at the newer theater. The older theater has popcorn, candies, bottled beverages. A good place to go for usual hard to find films.

Visited May 2013
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Bellingham, Washington
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106 attraction reviews
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“A local treasure”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2013

A true haven for film buffs. Documentaries, indie films, foreign masterpieces: they do it all, and the new theaters are outstanding in terms of comfort and amenities offered. It's so wonderful that I'm ashamed I don't go more often. Bless you, Pickford, for being there, for providing information and entertainment for people who like to THINK.


Visited October 2013
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10 attraction reviews
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“A Bellingham jewel: a movie theater dedicated to Indies and Documentaries.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2013 via mobile

A very pleasant little movie house that plays the very best of independent films, documentaries, and film festival winners. Frequent visits by the filmmakers and other special events. Also operates a sister theater, the Limelight, that plays the more "out there" experimental and offbeat films. A real and very welcome alternative to the mainstream movies shown at the new Regal complex in Barkley; the Pickford makes Bellingham a far more interesting town.

Visited October 2013
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