Nevada City Film Festival

At the Onyx Theatre August 23-29: The Nevada City Film Festival has been called the "Sundance of the Sierra" for our emphasis on fiercely independent cinema and showcasing innovative, progressive and exciting new voices in film. Each year, we attend major film festivals, collaborate with film schools around the world, read countless film blogs, and watch the hundreds of films submitted, to narrow it all down to the very best in independent film for your enjoyment. To find all of the films and purchase advance tickets click  here!
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Come experience the way movies were meant to be seen… before your screening sells out! While The Onyx Theatre boasts 2 beautiful screening rooms, they each are fitted with just 29 (might we add ultra-comfortable) seats. This means our intimate movie-watching experience sells out fast.

If you’re traveling from afar, or just want ensure you’ve got a seat, we recommend purchasing tickets online before you hit the road. Now if only you could purchase some popcorn in advance too….

Nevada City Film Festival

At the Onyx Theatre August 23-29: The Nevada City Film Festival has been called the "Sundance of the Sierra" for our emphasis on fiercely independent cinema and showcasing innovative, progressive and exciting new voices in film. Each year, we attend major film festivals, collaborate with film schools around the world, read countless film blogs, and watch the hundreds of films submitted, to narrow it all down to the very best in independent film for your enjoyment. To find all of the films and purchase advance tickets click  here!
BUY TICKETS

TICKETS…CHECK… POPCORN… CHECK…

Come experience the way movies were meant to be seen… before your screening sells out! While The Onyx Theatre boasts 2 beautiful screening rooms, they each are fitted with just 29 (might we add ultra-comfortable) seats. This means our intimate movie-watching experience sells out fast.

If you’re traveling from afar, or just want ensure you’ve got a seat, we recommend purchasing tickets online before you hit the road. Now if only you could purchase some popcorn in advance too….

Nevada City Film Festival

At the Onyx Theatre August 23-29: The Nevada City Film Festival has been called the "Sundance of the Sierra" for our emphasis on fiercely independent cinema and showcasing innovative, progressive and exciting new voices in film. Each year, we attend major film festivals, collaborate with film schools around the world, read countless film blogs, and watch the hundreds of films submitted, to narrow it all down to the very best in independent film for your enjoyment. To find all of the films and purchase advance tickets click  here!
BUY TICKETS

TICKETS…CHECK… POPCORN… CHECK…

Come experience the way movies were meant to be seen… before your screening sells out! While The Onyx Theatre boasts 2 beautiful screening rooms, they each are fitted with just 29 (might we add ultra-comfortable) seats. This means our intimate movie-watching experience sells out fast.

If you’re traveling from afar, or just want ensure you’ve got a seat, we recommend purchasing tickets online before you hit the road. Now if only you could purchase some popcorn in advance too….

Nevada City Film Festival

At the Onyx Theatre August 23-29: The Nevada City Film Festival has been called the "Sundance of the Sierra" for our emphasis on fiercely independent cinema and showcasing innovative, progressive and exciting new voices in film. Each year, we attend major film festivals, collaborate with film schools around the world, read countless film blogs, and watch the hundreds of films submitted, to narrow it all down to the very best in independent film for your enjoyment. To find all of the films and purchase advance tickets click  here!
BUY TICKETS

TICKETS…CHECK… POPCORN… CHECK…

Come experience the way movies were meant to be seen… before your screening sells out! While The Onyx Theatre boasts 2 beautiful screening rooms, they each are fitted with just 29 (might we add ultra-comfortable) seats. This means our intimate movie-watching experience sells out fast.

If you’re traveling from afar, or just want ensure you’ve got a seat, we recommend purchasing tickets online before you hit the road. Now if only you could purchase some popcorn in advance too….

Coming Soon

Fundraiser for Sierra Harvest

SPECIAL SCREENING: SEPTEMBER 6th. Co-Presented by The Onyx, Nevada City Film Festival, Briarpatch, and Sierra Harvest. Please join us for an ALL AGES screening of The Biggest Little Farm at the Nevada Theater.

A testament to the immense complexity of nature, The Biggest Little Farm follows two dreamers and a dog on an odyssey to bring harmony to both their lives and the land.

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Join our Foreign Language Film Club

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The way movies were meant to be seen.

From the warm ambiance that greets you in our lobby, to our selection of tasty eats and drinks, ultra-comfortable seating, state-of-the art picture and sound, and award-winning independent films; every facet of the Onyx aims to invigorate your every sense.
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GET ACQUAINTED WITH OUR WINES

Just as our films are selected to showcase unique and independent visions, the wines we’ll serve go beyond the “usual suspects” by focusing on small, artisanal, and family-owned wineries from around the world.
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