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One screen, seven days a week.

Independent, international, innovative film.


On Screen

Real Art Ways has been showing the best of indie cinema since 1996, with screenings seven nights a week. We’re proud to say that we’re often the only venue in Connecticut, or even New England where movie buffs can catch the films that never make it to the big boxes.

Films typically open on Friday and run through the following Thursday. The lead evening film will often include matinee showings on Saturdays and Sundays.

A Movie in the Afternoon. Every Day.
Are your afternoons free? We now play matinees daily. Recent films, second time around. In the welcoming environment of the Real Art Ways Cinema.

The end dates shown in the schedule below are not always final!
We may hold over a popular film for an additional week(s). Other times, a film may be held over for matinee screenings on Saturdays and Sundays, so check our website frequently for the latest information.

Upcoming Events

Pop Aye
Aug 10 - Aug 17

The Midwife (Sage Femme)
Aug 11 - Aug 17

Beatriz at Dinner – (Afternoon Movie)
Aug 15 - Aug 24

The Last Dalai Lama?
Aug 18 - Aug 24

My Cousin Rachel – (Afternoon Movie)
Aug 18 - Aug 24

Lost in Paris (Paris pieds nus)
Aug 19 - Aug 20

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World
Aug 25 - Aug 31

Whose Streets?
Aug 28

Tales of an Immoral Couple (La Vida Inmoral De La Pareja Ideal)
Sep 1 - Sep 7

After Love
Sep 8 - Sep 14

May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers
Sep 12

Swim Team
Sep 15 - Sep 21

Birthright: A War Story
Sep 19

No Maps on My Taps
Sep 29 - Oct 5

John le Carré – An Evening with George Smiley
Oct 1

Coming Soon

Marie Curie

Food Evolution

Maudie - (Afternoon Movie)

The Big Sick - (Afternoon Movie)

The Nile Hilton Incident


A Ghost Story (Afternoon Movie)

Lady MacBeth (Afternoon Movie)

STEP (Afternoon Movie)