Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Bryn Mawr Film Institute (BMFI) is a nonprofit, member-supported motion picture theater and film education center located in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, in the western suburbs of Philadelphia. BMFI is dedicated to promoting shared experiences that entertain, engage, and educate audiences through a diverse range of independent-minded films, a full curriculum of courses, and an extensive program of special events. BMFI builds community through film culture, while maintaining strong connections to its historic venue's cinematic past.

Seven days a week, BMFI hosts a variety of programs including first-run, foreign, and repertory films; simulcasts of theater, opera, and dance performances from all over the world, as well as film studies courses, one-night seminars, filmmaker Q&As, and special guest speakers. Bryn Mawr Film Institute is conveniently located two blocks from the Bryn Mawr Train Station on the Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail Line, and five blocks from the Norristown High Speed Line.

Contact: Bryn Mawr Film Institute
Phone: 610-527-4008
Email: gizzo@brynmawrfilm.org
Location: 824 W. Lancaster Ave · Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
URL: http://brynmawrfilm.org
Always Free

Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Open Screen Mondays

Bryn Mawr Film Institute invites area filmmakers to screen their films at our theater. Just bring your film in DVD format and we’ll run it on the BIG SCREEN! Admission, as well as praise (or criticism) from your peers, will be offered free of charge. Submissions are limited to 10 minutes in length. Open Screen Monday is the first Monday of every month from 9:15 pm to 11:00 pm. To learn more, please visit the Open Screen Monday webpage.

824 W. Lancaster Ave · Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
610-527-4008
How to claim the deal:

To have your film added to the screening schedule, bring your DVD to the theater Box Office at any time after 8:00 pm the day of the screening. 

Student Offers

Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Student Prices for Movie Tickets

Students with a valid school ID receive discounted tickets online and at the Box Office. Main attraction tickets are $10 (regularly $12.50) and Stage on Screen tickets are $10 (regularly $20).  To purchase tickets, click here.

824 W. Lancaster Ave · Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
610-527-4008
How to claim the deal:

Present your student ID at the Box Office when purchasing your ticket. If purchasing a student ticket online, present your student ID at the theater. 

Student Memberships

Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Bryn Mawr Film Institute Student Membership

Students become BMFI members for only $35 (regularly $60) and enjoy a full year of discounted film tickets, invitations to sneak-preview screenings, discounts at local businesses and more! Check out more details about the membership here.

824 W. Lancaster Ave · Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
610-527-4008
How to claim the deal:

Present your student ID at the Box Office when joining to receive the discount or purchase your membership online.