Downton Abbey Premiere Event at BMFI!

August 27, 2019

Bryn Mawr, PA – August 27, 2019 – BMFI will host the Downton Abbey Premiere Event one night before the film’s official opening! Prior to the premiere of this fall’s most anticipated movie, BMFI will invite guests to enjoy a reception fit for the Dowager Countess, with bites from A Taste of Britain and cocktails crafted by Stateside Vodka. Attendees are encouraged to wear their favorite fascinators, chicest cloches, or tea-worthy white gloves to experience this grand evening in an historic Downton-era theater.

Bryn Mawr Film Institute is the must-attend location to for true Downton enthusiasts. In this feature-length continuation of the Masterpiece series, the Crawleys prepare for a royal visit with the help of their steadfast crew, stirring up scandal, romance, and intrigue at Downton in 1927. Bryn Mawr Film Institute, which opened in 1926, is the exact type of movie palace that a star-struck Daisy, date-night Bateses, or even a begrudging Mrs. Patmore would enjoy on a free evening.

The Downton Abbey Premiere Event will take place on Thursday, September 19, 2019. The reception begins at 7:30 pm and the Downton Abbey film begins promptly at 8:30 pm. Tickets are $35 for general admission, $30 for BMFI members, and include admission to the reception and the film. Tickets are limited, and advanced purchase is recommended.

BMFI’s Downton Abbey Premiere Event is sponsored in part by A Taste of Britain, Stateside Vodka, and Savvy Main Line.

Downton Abbey will officially open at BMFI on Friday, September 20, 2019. Tickets for future shows will be available for purchase on Tuesday, September 17. Visit for details and showtimes.

About Bryn Mawr Film Institute

Bryn Mawr Film Institute (BMFI) is a nonprofit, member-supported motion picture theater and film education center located in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, in the western suburbs of Philadelphia. BMFI is dedicated to promoting shared experiences that entertain, engage, and educate audiences through a diverse range of independent-minded films, a full curriculum of courses, and an extensive program of special events. BMFI was established in 2005 and has since become one of the nation’s largest and most successful art house theaters.


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