*Theaters and Cafe dining currently closed to the public*

Read our COVID-19 statement here. Thank you for you support and patience! Stream movies in The Virtual Little, and consider becoming a member or donating to help us survive!



Jun 5, 2020

Three vital documentaries return virtually to The Little.

Download the trio here ($15 for all three):

Jun 3, 2020

Without the Black community there is no Rochester, and there is no Little Theatre. For us at The Little, amplifying the voices of Black filmmakers, musicians, and artists continues to be a priority. This isn't new. We live in a city and country where there is deep racial...

Apr 9, 2020

Celebrate The Little's 90th birthday with 90 days of an iconic snack. For a limited time, The Little is offering an advance-purchase Little "Popcorn Pass" good for 90 days of unlimited popcorn, once the theatre reopens. Aside from the opportunity to claim the savory snack in...

Mar 30, 2020

While we showcase the best American and international indie films, The Little also creates original content. Featured on our YouTube channel: Fan favorite Little Chaplin, the backstory of Dorothy the Popcorn Machine, filmmaker interviews, exclusive Saturday Night Rewind...

Mar 26, 2020

The Virtual Little is now open. Click the title to view your film. Prices vary. 

We're fortunate to have such a dedicated, passionate, and smart film community here in the Little Theatre District. Thank you for your support during this unprecedented and unpredictable...

Mar 20, 2020


A few years from now... Bacurau, a small village in the Brazilian sertão, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita, who lived to be 94. Days later, its inhabitants (...

Mar 18, 2020

Well, this is different.

To recap: Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), The Little is temporarily closed (read our statement here). But I do have some news: I've started writing a dystopian novel from...

Mar 16, 2020

We're temporarily closed, and already miss you. The good news is that you can prepare for the rush of new great films, and support The Little, with each membership or gift certificate purchase.

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Mar 10, 2020

Update: Rochester's film community is truly amazing -- a smart, passionate group who help make this a special place. While we love nothing more than for you to find that next magical film under our Art Deco roof with the largest possible bag of Little Popcorn, or to enjoy...

Mar 3, 2020

By Scott Pukos

New month, lots of new movies. Maybe it's my journalism brain, or perhaps it's just the thrill of anticipation, but I'm always a person who likes to look ahead to what's next. With that...