Angelika Film Center
Angelika Film Center is a movie theater chain in the United States that features independent and foreign films. It operates theaters in New York City, Texas, and Virginia. Its headquarters are in New York City.
The original Angelika Film Center & Café opened in New York City's Soho district in 1989. The New York Angelika, which is located at the corner of Houston Street and Mercer Street, is the flagship cinema. In 1997 it opened a theater in Houston, Texas, which was closed August 29, 2010. In 2001, an Angelika opened in the Mockingbird Station in Dallas, Texas, and in 2004, an Angelika opened in Plano, Texas.
The Angelika New York has been a hub for high-budget independent cinema since it opened. It does not screen underground or "no budget" films. It has six screens, all of which are below ground level, and its ground floor lobby houses a fully operational cafe accessible by people who do not hold tickets. From 1997 to 2005, the Angelika Film Center was used as the set for At The Angelika, a weekly TV series distributed by IFC Films. The show to the IFC Center on Sixth Avenue and changed its name to At the IFC Center when that venue opened in June 2005.
The Angelika launched a blog where they post their own video and written interviews with directors and actors that are involved with the films they show.
In Snowball Effect: The Story of Clerks (on the Clerks X DVD) Kevin Smith and Vincent Pereira recall attending movies at the Angelika (notably Richard Linklater's debut Slacker). The film also mentions disastrous first public screening of Clerks at the Independent Film Feature Market (the IFFM) and has a scene with Smith and Scott Mosier standing outside the theatre.
-  The Angelika suddenly closes: Houston loses its downtown film center. Retrieved on 2010-08-29
- ABOUT US. Angelika Film Center. Retrieved on 2008-04-26.