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The Loft Cinema

3233 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716-3933
+1 520-795-7777
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A great escape from the Cineplexes!!

A great place to see films you won't find at the megaplexes. Give it a go and you will be back... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jim K
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Spoleto, Italy
Go every visit to Tucson

We come to Tucson almost every year for at least a week. We always go to this theater several times... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
GoodKarmaTraveler
,
Bandon, OR
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Voted BEST OF TUCSON every year since 2002 by readers of the Tucson Weekly, The Loft Cinema is a mission-driven, membership-supported nonprofit cinema that screens new independent American and foreign films and documentaries, along with classic art films, interactive events including a monthly short film contest, sing-a-longs and cult favorites. Patrons can enjoy beer, wine, pizza, tamales along with fantastic films. The main theatre seats 500 people and boasts the largest screen in Southern Arizona. In addition to our regular programming, The Loft hosts an annual international film festival in the fall and a free children's film festival every July. The Loft is a member of the Sundance Institute's Art House Project, based on our excellence of programming and service to the community. In 2012 The Loft was selected to be an official venue of the Sundance Film Festival in their Sundance USA program and we have hosted a screening direct from Sundance with the filmmakers every year since. The Loft is one of 7 American cinemas to be a collaborating partner with Film Forward: Advancing Cultural Dialogue in 2012, an honor The Loft also enjoyed in 2011.
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  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“movie house” (13 reviews)
“free popcorn” (11 reviews)
LOCATION
3233 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85716-3933
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+1 520-795-7777
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to see films you won't find at the megaplexes. Give it a go and you will be back! They always have a wonderful group of films that will make you coming back for more.

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We come to Tucson almost every year for at least a week. We always go to this theater several times while here, seeing every movie they are showing while we are here that we have any interest in. They show movies that we just don't...More

Thank GoodKarmaTraveler
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

When I visit a new city, I always check to see if there's a good cinema. "Good" for me is a selection of current independent films...or maybe a repertory place screening classics or obscurities...or maybe a historic venue that predates our modern movie-house arenas. You...More

1  Thank ScottInPTC-GA
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

This theater is a great local and independent movie house! The employees are friendly, the food options are great. Make sure to check each week for movie options. This past 4th of July we saw Top Gun and were home in time to see fireworks....More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I love this place. They offer all ranges of movies from new releases to black and white classics. They also recently added on a 3rd screen so they can now offer more movies and times. I personally love their Hayao Miyazaki series, where they do...More

Thank Cori B
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

The Loft is one of our favorite indoor pastimes. It's like going to a family event. So many people know each other and many people talk to each other as if they are friends. Going to a sold out 70mm classic is a blast. Jeff,...More

Thank SaguaroJoe
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I have been going to the Loft for 30 plus years, since it was located upstairs above a bicycle shop on 6th street! The loft has always been a great place to see an "off the beaten path" movie. It's just that The Loft has...More

Thank Kipp M
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Nostalgia personified, this place reminds me of movie theaters from my youth. We saw Lawrence of Rabia in 70 mm large screen in a packed theater with free popcorn, free parking, and only a $9 ticket charge. Go early because the place sells out. Seats...More

1  Thank zabriskibound
Reviewed 3 November 2015

There is everything to enjoy and like about this not for profit theater. We watched a free film outdoors on Saturday eve and then joined the festival on Sunday for a chat and a film. We then became members.

1  Thank mollycs
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I like that when you go to the Loft, the people there really want to see the movie. Great items are on sale in the lobby to round out the nice experience. Try it!

Thank CarolRororo
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