Tropic Cinema Is Temporarily Closed

March 15, 2020 -

In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and to prioritize the health of our community, our theater will remain closed until further notice.

We thank you for your support, and will continue to provide unique at-home screening opportunities in conjunction with our distributors. See below for a guide to our Virtual Screenings -- your digital purchase will support Tropic Cinema, and help us in our mission to remain a vibrant center for cinema culture once this turbulent period is behind us. These offers are available for a limited time only!

Visit for the latest updates, and scroll down to see current and upcoming digital screenings!


Virtual Cinematheque Series: Now Showing

July 12, 2020 -

While the Tropic's doors on Eaton Street remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we're still bringing you the best in independent, international and arthouse cinema! Virtual Cinematheque Series screenings are available to stream at home, and ticket proceeds are split between the Tropic and our independent distribution partners -- a win-win for filmmakers, producers and your local theater. Here's our list of what's currently available to rent or own!


Virtual Cinematheque Series: Coming Soon

July 13, 2020 -

Looking for more great independent cinema to stream at home? Here's what's booked and coming soon to the Tropic's Virtual Cinematheque Series.


Picks for the Pandemic: More Streaming Recommendations

July 14, 2020 -

The Tropic is providing our curated streaming recommendations during our closure. Here are a few collections to check out! (Streaming services in parentheses are offering the films free to subscribers -- most are also available to rent from Google Play, Amazon, Vudu and others.)