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Pickford Film Center

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Address: 1318 Bay St, Bellingham, WA 98225-4322
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+1 360-647-1300

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A wonderful local theatre

We are so fortunate to have the Pickford and its associate, the Limelight, here in Bellingham. It is comfortable, friendly, quiet!!! You can get great snacks and coffee... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bellingham, Washington
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Bellingham, Washington
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102 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I have enjoyed several recent movies at the Pickford. We like the quality of the picture and sound with the feel of hanging out at home with friends. Each film is very different from the other and I probably would not have watched if it had not shown up at the Pickford.

Thank Merlin W
Bellingham, Washington
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are so fortunate to have the Pickford and its associate, the Limelight, here in Bellingham. It is comfortable, friendly, quiet!!! You can get great snacks and coffee. Basically, it's a movie theatre without all the noise and fuss from kids whose parents drop them off and then leave, LOL!

Thank CarolSheppardPhotogr
Bellingham, WA
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Pickford is the Bellingham downtown indie theatre, with two wonderful screens, comfortable chairs, a magnificent surround sound, and a great snack bar. Feature films, documentaries, opera direct broadcasts, and vintage films, all supported by non-profits or local businesses, make this the perfect place to avoid the impersonal megascreens.

Thank WA-Musicologist
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The Pickford Theatre is a great representation of what Bellingham has to offer. You can see unique films and a reasonable price and enjoy wine and beer. They offer some simple meals/snack options and the staff is always friendly and helpful.

Thank Rayne R
Bellingham, WA
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I love going to this cinema that has a good variety of independent quality films. The seats are very comfortable, the staff is friendly, the lobby is cozy and inviting, the food and beverages available to purchase are healthy and delicious. I mean they use REAL BUTTER for popcorn and have a variety of toppings to add. Cheese trays are... More 

Thank CRene
Bellingham, Washington
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

If you want to see a variety of movies this is a place to go. The movies are very thoughtful and at times involve the community, especially during Doctober. The staff is pleasant, mostly made up of volunteers who love this theater

Thank rknrll69
Bellingham, Washington
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

A wonderful place to watch a movie. Comfy chairs and wine... a perfect date night. The Pickford is in an historical building in downtown Bellingham. A hidden treasure.

Thank Julie C
Bellingham, Washington, USA
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107 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

So many wonder movies of so many different genres. Love being able to see the Met productions on the screen. Excellent food choices & pop corn toppings.

Thank Martha1105
Ferndale, Washington
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Seeing a film here is so special. A much more comfortable experience that in the bigger theaters. The Lobby has a welcoming flare as you enter. I would describe The Pickford as charming and eclectic.

Thank Mardorbar
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28 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Although not a member of the Pickford Film Center, I go there every month or so and am always happy with the films I saw. Obviously they specialize in independent films and there is a huge number of excellent ones for the PFC to choose from.

Thank Ron B

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