Art house



a motion-picture theater specializing in the exhibition of art films.
Contemporary Examples

But all the studios like Paramount that do art house films passed on it.
Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange Marlow Stern December 26, 2014

There was an art house in the town way upstate in New York where I was teaching and I went to every movie that opened there.
Wes Craven’s Favorite Scary Movies Wes Craven October 29, 2014

If you are lucky enough to live close to an art house theater that has picked up Still Bill, go now.
The Yes List – The Most Soulful Documentary of the Year The Daily Beast January 27, 2010

noun
a cinema which specializes in showing films which are not part of the commercial mainstream
adjective

of or relating to such films or a cinema which specializes in showing them
(as modifier): the surprise art-house hit of the season

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