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Founded in 1992 with funding from the MEDIA programme (Creative Europe) and from the Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée (CNC), Europa Cinemas is the first film theatre network focusing on European films. Its objective is to provide operational and financial support to cinemas that commit themselves to screen a significant number of European non-national films, to offer events and initiatives as well as promotional activities targeted at Young Audiences.

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Hungary – Tisza Mozi (Szolnok)

Tisza Mozi is located in the city center of Szolnok, on the bank of the River Tisza, near the footbridge. Originally the arthouse cinema was built as a Jewish community centre. It has operated as a movie theatre since 1955 but after some renovation, in 2005 the cinema reached its current form. The cinema was built ...

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Sweden – Folkets Hus och Parker

Folkets Hus och Parker is the largest cinema exhibitor in Sweden if you count number of venues, but far from the largest in terms of admissions and box office. With over 600 cinemas and 35,000 chairs all over Sweden, our goal is not primarily to make a huge profit from exhibition, but to keep cinemas ...

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Sweden – Tintin Scheynius, Folkets Hus och Parker (Stockholm)

Cinema for me is… Sweden – Tintin Scheynius from Europa Cinemas on Vimeo. Tintin in 23 frames 1. Describe yourself in ten words. Filmmaker based in Stockholm. Often ambitious, always curious, sometimes stubborn. 2. Your best quality? Your worst habit? Best quality: genuine listener and sincere speaker. Worst habit: amplify stories with a few lies here and there. ...

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Austria – Filmcasino (Viena)

Established in 1911, Filmcasino is among the oldest cinemas in Vienna. After some breaks and refurbishments it found its signature 50s-look that makes it a beautiful venue to enjoy the magic of film. The attached Polyfilm distribution company was founded in 1987, distributing about 40 movies in Austria and southern Tyrol every year. Our catalogue ...

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Belgium – Les Grignoux (Liège, Namur)

The “Les Grignoux” cultural center is a social economy company in Wallonia (Belgium) which manages four cinema complexes in Liège (Le Parc, Churchill and Sauvenière) and Namur (Caméo), which together represent a total of 13 screens, as well as 3 breweries adjacent to the cinemas. Since 1982, Les Grignoux cinemas have valued the best recent ...

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Cyprus – Nafsika Hadjichristou, Rialto (Limassol)

Cinema for me is… Cyprus – Nafsika Hadjichristou from Europa Cinemas on Vimeo. Nafsika in 23 Frames 1. Describe yourself in ten words. Creative, curious, indecisive, intuitive, imaginative, restless open-minded, flexible, ambivert, passionate. 2. Your best quality? Your worst habit? I never lose hope and try to keep an overall positive attitude, but I’m very indecisive at points- I ...

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Finland – Kino Tapiola (Espoo)

Our beautiful, stylish cinema originates from 1955 and is part of Finnish architectural heritage. Kino Tapiola re-opened in 2010 fully digitalised and meticulously renovated to fit the classic, atmospheric style of the 50s. We are situated in Tapiola, known as the cultural centre of Espoo (Finland’s 2nd biggest city), so when Kino Tapiola’s future was ...

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Portugal – Cinema City Alvalade (Lisbon)

Following the closing of Alvalade’s old cinema, a church emerged in its place for a few years, until 2009, when Cinema City Alvalade was finally opened. It’s located in a very typical Lisbon neighborhood, marking the difference for its coziness with only 4 auditorium, 381 seats, and a café with a very special wall painted ...

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Greece – Mikrokosmos (Athens)

MIKROKOSMOS opened its doors in October 2004 in order to establish a new alternative art-house cinema in the center of Athens. The building was built specifically to become a cinema from 1956, but when we moved in, it was a theatre that was closed for many years. We demolished it and built a new one ...

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Croatia – Art-Kino (Rijeka)

Art-Kino is located in the very centre of Rijeka, in the hall where the first film screening took place in 1928. After a period when all municipal cinemas were closed and screenings were organized only at multiplex cinemas, the City of Rijeka embarked upon an initiative to bring film back to the city centre. Art-kino ...