Art Theatre of Long Beach

2025 E. 4th St.
Long Beach, CA 90814
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The Art Theatre of Long Beach started out featuring silent cinema when it was built in 1924. Now, with its renovated interiors and exterior, it still retains a golden-age-of-cinema feel, and continues to feature unique independent and foreign-language films.

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