Category: Cinema Portraits

Cinema portraits

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Italy – Cinema Lumière, (Bologna)

Cinema Lumière is the theatre of the Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna, whose President is Marco Bellocchio. It has been active since 1984 as a single screen. Following the transfer to its new location, situated in the “Manifattura delle Arti”, an ex-industrial area transformed into an artistic and cultural area in 2000, Cinema Lumière has expanded ...

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France – Cinema ABC, (Toulouse)

Cinema ABC is an independent and nonprofit cinema, it defends culture, promotes cinematographic works, is close to its audiences and makes them possible to meet professionals of the 7th art through many Q&As. Located in the center of Toulouse with its three screens: A, B and C, Cinema ABC is the oldest arthouse cinema in ...

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Denmark – Nicolai Biograf, (Kolding)

    In 1999, citizens in the town of Kolding needed a cinema for high-quality art films. Able to fundraise, we established Film6000, a union comprised of volunteers and one employed manager. Up until 2005, the cinema was situated in a modest location, by a bus station. Soon after, we had the opportunity to establish ...

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Luxembourg – Ciné Utopia (Luxembourg)

  The first movie theatre of what was to become years later the Utopia Group started in 1983 with just one screen. Four more screens and 30 years later, Ciné Utopia is still faithful to its original vocation: promoting art-house and high quality films from all over the world. We have the ambition to keep ...

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Estonia – Kino Artis (Tallinn)

Artis is now a 9-year-old cinema theatre celebrating its birthday in October 2018. In 2013, Artis received the Best Programming Award from Europa Cinemas. In the last few years several new cinemas opened in the region and while other cinemas in our neighborhood have lost clientele, we had a record year of visitors in 2015 ...

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France – Louxor (Paris)

The Louxor is one of the few historic cinemas remaining in Paris and the only theatre in France to be decorated in the Egyptian style. In 1981 it was listed as Historic Heritage. Now belonging to the City of Paris, it is operated by CineLouxor and reopened in April 2013. The Louxor offers art cinema ...

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Germany – Hackesche Höfe Kino (Berlin)

The Hackesche Höfe Kino opened in 1996 in the top floor of the landmark protected “Hackeschen Höfe”, in the historic Mitte district of Berlin. Amongst Berlin’s repertory cinemas, this independent theatre is an architectural treat with its five screens seating 685 people and an elongated foyer. This cinema has clear lines, openly accessible constructions, and ...

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Romania -Cinema Muzeul Taranului (Bucharest)

Cinema Muzeul Taranului is located in the Peasants’ Museum in Bucharest. It is a very special place, very green, in the downtown. For more than 30 years the communists hold control of this place. During the ‘90s the Romanian painter, Horia Bernea and his crew turned this place in what it initially was: The Romanian ...

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Hungary – Cirkofilm (Budapest)

Cirko-Gejzír is one of the smallest cinemas in Europe with 2 screens of 60 and 25 seats. It is located in central Budapest, has a very quirky decor, and is dedicated to show films with a strong artistic or social message. Auteur films, festival favourites and films focusing on human rights are often featured in ...

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Finland – Kino Kuvakukko (Kuopio)

  Kino Kuvakukko, located in Kuopio, Eastern Finland, is a one screen cinema with 330 seats. Kuvakukko was founded in 1939 and is proud to be one of the oldest cinemas still operating in Finland. Over the years, the theater has found its way into the hearts of the locals as it has attracted audiences ...