Buy tickets at our box office or on our website here!

 

Enjoy peace of mind and avoid the dreaded "SOLD OUT" sign!  Buy your tickets ahead at the box office or on-line at www.downingfilmcenter.com.

Remember, the box office opens 1/2 hour before the first showtime of the day and seating is on a first-come first served basis. 

The Downing Film Center has limited seating -- 55 seats!

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TICKET PRICES

GENERAL ADMISSION $8.50

SENIOR CITIZENS (62+) $7.00

STUDENTS (16-21) $7.00

CHILDREN (Under 16) $6.00

MEMBERS/FANS $6.00

 

Special screening events may have different admission prices!

 


Click here to view our calendar of events!

 


“The Downing Film Center  is a free speech theatre that neither censors nor endorses.”

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Remember we do not share your email with any other organizations - it will remain private!

 


    

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

The Downing Film Center is dedicated to presenting world-wide quality films, not readily available locally, and providing cinematic programming in collaboration with and for the benefit  of Hudson Valley's diverse communities.

                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                          

                          NOW SHOWING                                                 AUG 29 - SEPT 1

HELD OVER THROUGH THURS, SEPT 4

BOYHOOD

Rated R for language including sexual references, and for teen drug and alcohol use

164 min | Written & Directed by Richard Linklater

In English | 2014 | Drama

 

Watch Trailer

 

AUG 28

THURS 2:00 7:30

 

AUG 27 - SEPT 4

FRI 7:30

SAT 4:00 7:30

SUN 4:00 7:30

TUES 7:30

WEDS 7:30

THURS 2:00 7:30

 

 

Buy your tickets at the box office or on line here for BOYHOOD.

 

 

Epic in technical scale but breathlessly intimate in narrative scope, Boyhood is a sprawling investigation of the human condition.

 

     Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater's Boyhood is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen before our eyes. Starring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette as Mason's parents and newcomer Lorelei Linklater as his sister Samantha, Boyhood charts the rocky terrain of childhood like no other film has before and is both a nostalgic time capsule of the recent past and an ode to growing up and parenting. [IFC Films]

 

****: 'Unshakable, witty and deeply felt, the film will be paying emotional dividends for a long, long time." -Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out New York

 

****: "What an astonishing achievement; what a beautiful movie." -Xan Brooks, The Guardian

 

****: "Epic in scope yet unassuming throughout, Linklater's incredibly involving chronicle marks an unprecedented achievement in fictional storytelling." -Eric Kohn, Indiewire

 

 

 

SPECIAL SCREENINGS

LABOR DAY WEEKEND: Aug 29 - Sept 1

A HARD DAY'S NIGHT

Rated G | 90 min | Dir. Richard Lester  |  UK 1964  |  Black and White   

 

WATCH TRAILER

 

50th Anniversary - New Digital Restoration

 

August 29 - Sept 1

FRI (8/29): 5:30

SAT (8/30): 1:00

SUN (8/31): 1:00

MON (9/1): 1:30 3:30 5:30

 

Buy your tickets at the box office or on line here for A HARD DAY'S NIGHT.

 

A Hard Day's Night, despite its age, is still a delight to watch and has proven itself to be a

rock-and-roll movie classic.

 

     Meet the Beatles! Just one month after they exploded onto the U.S. scene with theirEd Sullivan Show appearance, John, Paul, George, and Ringo began working on a project that would bring their revolutionary talent to the big screen.A Hard Day’s Night,in which the bandmates play wily, exuberant versions of themselves,captured the astonishing moment when they officially became the singular, irreverent idols of their generation and changed music forever. Directed with raucous, anything-goes verve by Richard Lester and featuring a slew of iconic pop anthems, including the title track, “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “I Should Have Known Better,” and “If I Fell,”A Hard Day’s Night, which reconceived the movie musical and exerted an incalculable influence on the music video, is one of the most deliriously entertaining movies of all time.

****: "In A Hard Day's Night, the Beatles, in song after song, pay homage to the faith of love, and that faith connects them to something ancient, lending this topspin musical its near oracular beauty."

-Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly

 

****: "One of the great life-affirming landmarks of the movies." -Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

 

"From the opening chords of the title song played over the group bemusedly fleeing from their fans, A Hard Day's Night creates pure, infectious joy." -Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times

 

"An extraordinary feat of digital salvage that brings us as close to that long-vanished era as we're likely to come any time soon." -Kurt Loder, Reason Online

 

 

BUY A GIFT CARD!

 

Stop by during box office hours and purchase a gift card in any amount for someone special!

If you already have a gift certificate, stop by and have it updated to a gift card.

 

Gift cards can now be used on our website to purchase advance tickets for films!

 

Why not buy yourself a gift card and use it to purchace internet tickets - instead of  using your credit card?

 


INTERNET TICKETING

AT THE DOWNING FILM CENTER 

We are pleased to announce that the Downing Film Center has converted to an online ticketing system that links up with our existing ticketing service provided by RTS (Ready Theatre Systems). As a result, we no longer handle reservations by phone or email.  You can now purchase your ticket directly through the Downing Film Center’s website – www.downingfilmcenter.com – at the top of this page or under the film you would like to attend. The good news is it’s easy! To complete your order, you must use a credit card – Visa, Master Card or Discover (American Express will not be accepted). Upon purchase, you will be given a receipt to print. When you arrive at the theater, please be prepared to finalize your ticket purchase with this receipt or by presenting the credit card you used in your purchase.  Please note: you will not be able to cancel your ticket(s) or obtain a refund once your online order is complete.  For those without a computer or credit card, or who prefer to transact business in person, you will also be able to reserve tickets by purchasing them up to seven days in advance at our box office during regular operations (cash, check, credit card accepted).  RTS also offers gift cards that can be used to reserve/purchase tickets in person or online.  Current Downing Film Center gift certificate holders should come to the box office during regular hours to convert to an RTS gift card, which you will need to reserve/purchase tickets using our online option.

 

Click here to read a series of FAQ'S (Frequently Asked Questions) which will further clarify our internet ticketing procedure.

 


SPONSORS OF THE DOWNING

 

DR. MICHAEL KOUMAS , DDS

 

WINDSOR ACADEMY

 

GLENN AND BREHENEY, PLLC

 

THE DIBELLO GALLERY

AND FRAME SHOP

 

HUDSON VALLEY

FEDERAL CREDIT UNION

 

DELAWARE & HUDSON CANVAS

 

HUDSON STREET CAFE

 

WALLKILL RIVER SCHOOL

AND ART GALLERY

 

FOTI FLOWERS AT YUESS FLORISTS

 

JUST OFF BROADWAY

 

DESMOND CAMPUS

FOR ADULT ENRICHMENT

MOUNT SAINT MARY COLLEGE

 

CORNWALL FARMERS MARKET

Open All Year Long

 

COUNTY PLAYERS

 

WIDE WORLD TRAVEL

OF CORNWALL

 

NEWBURGH PREP

 

FOCUSED WEALTH MANAGEMENT

 

 

Click here for more information about becoming a sponsor of the Downing.  As a perk, you can place your event or your business in our pre-show offered before each screening.

Please patronize our sponsors!

 


BUSINESS MEMBERSHIP  REWARDS PROGRAM

     The Downing Film Center is pleased to launch its Business Membership Rewards' Program.  Area businesses are invited to offer a customized discount to our members.  The businesses and their offers are listed on our website, in our weekly e-newsletter and in our lobby. 

     Your business can support the Downing Film Center while our members support your business!

 

A list of businesses offering discounts can be found by clicking here and scrolling down.

 

Cllick below for more information and an application to sign-up for this program.

DFC_Membership_Rewards_Program

 


The Downing Film Center won, for the second year in a row, the Best of Metromix Hudson Valley MOVIE THEATER.

Thanks for your support and votes!


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

The Downing Film Center is in need of  volunteers to assist in several areas of its operation.  If interested in giving some time to us, please print out the application in the link below, mail it to the film center (19 Front St., Newburgh, NY 12550),

email it to the Downing at www.downingfilmcenter@gmail.com,

fax it to the Downing at 845.561.3865,  or drop it off at our box office during showtime hours. You can also pick up an application

in our lobby.

 

CLICK TO PRINT

VOLUNTEER APPLICATION 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE  

The Downing Film Center is handicapped accessible. If you plan on attending a film and you need our lift and elevator, please let us know when you make your reservation.  We also ask you arrive at least 35-40 minutes early.

 

GIFT CARDS

     Gift cards are available at the Downing. You can pick up gift cards in any amount desired. All you have to do is send in your request indicating the amount of gift card, the name of the recipient and the name(s) of the person(s) giving it.  You can then mail in your request with a check made out to the Downing Film Center at 19 Front St., Newburgh, NY.  If you live in the area, you can also stop by the box office during film hours (check out film schedule above for current screenings) and pick up your gift card. If you have any other questions, feel free to telephone our box office or email us at www.downingfilmcenter@gmail.com.

 

OUR FEATURED SPONSORS OF THE MONTH: