Castro Theatre

Address: 429 Castro Street, San Francisco, CA

Latitude: 37.7620170

Longitude: -122.4350030

Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time

Categories: Culture, Attraction

Tags: Cultural, Tourist-free, Popular

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A San Francisco institution, the Castro Theatre is the city's most beautiful setting for watching a movie. If the elegant marquee isn't enough to draw you in, rest assured that inside you'll find an old cinema, restored to its original splendor. Get here early to catch the in-house organ player lulling the audience into a prime movie-watching mood and then sinking down into the stage.
Beautiful old school cinema offering a varied play list from classic black and white movies, to documentaries, to modern day art cinema, don't expect to see the current block-buster here. In a very flamboyant part of town The Castro theatre is colorful both inside and out. Check out their website for the upcoming schedule
The Castro Theatre is one of the most famous theatres still in use in San Francisco. As seen in the movie Milk, the theatre hosted the premier showing of the event
Located in the Castro district of San Francisco, the Castro Theatre is one of the last remaining single-screen theatres in the Bay Area. Apart from its historical value, the theatre mixes up their fare, mainstream movies but places their emphasis on vintage or classic movies...many of them shot in San Francisco It is always the site for premiere of either locally produced movies or movies featuring events from San Francisco. It's at the end of the Muni F-Line trolley and is set in a neighborhood with a huge selection of terrific restaurants and nightclubs.

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