Series at the Little

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In addition to a hit parade of regularly-scheduled films, we hold special series and screenings every month of the year. These series often present sharp educational elements through documentaries, talkbacks with filmmakers and stars, café meet and greets, or all of the above. These series help us include members of the community who might otherwise miss out.

The MVP Health Care Little Buddies Series is a family-friendly film series at The Little Theatre.
The Little is located at 240 East Ave. For more information on this series, call the business office at (585) 258-0400. 

Stay tuned for more programs in 2014


One Take: Stories through the Lens is a monthly Tuesday night documentary series held at the Little, hosted by Linda Moroney. The series presents a unique mix of documentaries—ranging from film festival favorites to unheralded gems—followed by talkback discussions. The films are held at 7pm one Tuesday a month, unless otherwise noted. Tickets are $8

The Little begins another season of Bolshoi Ballet productions in 2014 and 2015. These screenings are full ballets from the world-class Bolshoi Theatre, recorded and played to audiences as if they were in the best seats of the historic Russian icon.

Tickets for these special presentations are $20 general admission and $18 for members, seniors, and students.


National Theatre Live launched in June 2009 with a broadcast of the National Theatre production of Phèdre with Helen Mirren. We've since broadcast more than twenty other productions live from the National Theatre, and on occasion other theatres in the UK. Since 2010 National Theatre Live has been proudly supported by Aviva.


About the Science on Screen Series: This series creatively pairs screenings of classic, cult, and documentary films with lively introductions by notable figures from the world of science, technology, and medicine.  Each film is used as a jumping off point for the speaker to reveal current scientific research or technological advances, providing the perfect combination of entertainment and enlightenment. This program is a national program run by several individual not-for-profit theater’s across the United States.


RIT Faculty Speaker Film Series, a partnership between the Little Theatres School of Film and Animation continues in 2014.   Tickets for the screenings are $5 as part of the Little's $5 Mondays.

The RIT Faculty Speaker Film Series discussions are structured so both casual viewers and film enthusiasts have the opportunity to exchange ideas and learn more about the films in the series. The goal is to gain a better understanding of films - with behind-the-scenes stories and experiences or general analysis.


The Little Theatre, WXXI, and The Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies present: Women of Character and Courage, a 7 day film Series celebrating Women's History Month.  All films are $5 unless otherwise noted and there will be discussions following each film. 


This series is supported by a grant from the New York Council for the Humanities.


The Little was born in the jazz age, so when the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival rolls around, we like to whoop it up! Thanks to Freed Maxick, Theater 1 is an official venue for the festival this year and of course we will be hosting free performances in our café, along with hot food and cold drinks.