Spectacle (est. 2010) is a collectively-run screening space in Brooklyn, NY, established and staffed by hard-working, cinema-loving volunteers. Our programming runs seven days a week and includes overlooked works, offbeat gems, contemporary art, radical polemics, live performance and more.
We are currently streaming our usual array of programming online.
Shows are $5, with the exception of some special events, which are $10 where noted.
Spectacle does not tolerate sexually coercive, discriminatory, or other related bad behavior within the organization or from its patrons. Please get in touch with a collective member for more information.
Location & Directions
Spectacle is located at 124 South 3rd Street, Brooklyn, NY, between Bedford Avenue and Berry Street. Please find directions below.
Take the (L) train to the Bedford Avenue station, and exit on the Bedford Ave. side of the station. Walk south to South 3rd St. (10 blocks). Make a right on to South 3rd St. The theater is on your left.
Take the (JMZ) to the Marcy Avenue station and walk West (towards Manhattan) on Broadway. It will be 3 or 4 blocks depending on which exit you took from the station. Make a right onto Bedford Avenue, and continue north under the bridge to South 3rd St. Make a left onto South 3rd St. The theater will be on your left.
By Car from Manhattan and points West:
Take the first exit (“B’way W.”) from the outer roadway on the Williamsburg Bridge. Stay to the right, and you will exit on Broadway headed west towards Manhattan. Continue to stay to the right, and make a right turn onto Bedford Avenue. Continue about 4 blocks up to South 3rd St. You can either park on Bedford avenue, or go around the block to find a spot.
By Car from Queens and points East:
Take the BQE West (I-278) to the Metropolitan Exit (32B). At the bottom of the ramp, continue straight to the end, and make a right onto Metropolitan Avenue. Continue straight on Metropolitan for roughly 4 blocks. Make a left onto Driggs Ave. Continue South on Driggs Ave. for roughly 5 blocks. Make a right on to South 3rd St. Contiue straight for one block. The theater will be on your left.
By Car from points South:
Take the BQE East (I-278) to the Metropolitan Exit (32). There is “No Left” onto Metropolitan Ave, so make a left at the second light, and an immediate left again onto Meeker Ave, headed under the BQE West. Continue straight to the end, and make a right onto Metropolitan Avenue. Contiue straight on Metropolitan for roughly 4 blocks. Make a left onto Driggs Ave. Continue South on Driggs Ave. for roughly 5 blocks. Make a right on to South 3rd St. Contiue straight one block. The theater will be on your left.