Walter Reade Theater

► Location: 165 W 65th Street, plaza level, accessible by escalators and elevator
► Seats: 268
► Formats for presentation: 35mm, 70mm, DCP, HDCAM, digibeta, HDV, and DVCAM
► For rental inquiries, please contact [email protected]

“One of the finest movie-watching rooms in the city.” –Manohla Dargis, The New York Times

The Walter Reade Theater (WRT) is located at 165 W 65th Street at the plaza level, across the street from the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center. For New York moviegoers, the Walter Reade is an essential theater to experience the best cinema from around the world through FLC’s year-round film festivals, series and retrospectives, and new releases. 

The state-of-the-art, 268-seat theater offers a comfortable, elegant atmosphere for every movie lover. The Walter Reade Theater frequently welcomes guests for film premieres and Q&As, and every seat is the best seat in the house for fans to connect with their favorite actors, filmmakers, and other industry professionals. The adjacent Frieda and Roy Furman Gallery hosts customized receptions, meetings, and exhibitions. 

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It is, without a doubt, the best place to see a movie in New York City. The best picture, the best sound, the best room. And the best movies.” –Michael Moore

“The best theater in New York hands-down for projection.” –Josh Safdie

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