Any day of the year, New Yorkers can catch foreign films, indies or classics at Film Forum, the art house and repertory cinema in Lower Manhattan.
“Three hundred sixty-five days a year,” said Karen Cooper, the director of Film Forum. “We’re worse than the post office.”
But for the last three months, the space has been shut down for a $5 million expansion and renovation. It reopens Wednesday with a fourth screen, new seating and more. Some of the improvements, like better sightlines, were responses to persistent complaints from moviegoers. Then again, the changes have been a long time coming.
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