a motion-picture theater specializing in the exhibition of art films.
Words nearby art house
Origin of art house
First recorded in 1950–55
Also called art theater.
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Examples from the Web for art house
Except that it was published by little-known Minneapolis art-house company Coffee House Press.Are Indie Presses the Minor Leagues of Publishing?|James McGirk|June 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The film was supposed to be distributed by Paramount Vantage, the art-house label that folded last year.
British Dictionary definitions for art house
a cinema which specializes in showing films which are not part of the commercial mainstream
- 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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