The Best Local Favorite Cinemas in Berlin

Movie-going away from home is always much more memorable; even a casual evening out to watch a film can be a novel experience because of the subtle differences in cinema culture. Follow Berlin cinephiles and discover festivals, art house and cult theaters where locals go to enjoy old and new movies in their original language. Shh, the lights are going out!

ACUD – Culture center from early post-Wall years

ACUD – Culture center from early post-Wall years

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“ACUD” in Berlin is a lone survivor of a cultural center from the early post-Wall years, reflecting the spirit of that time period: “creative anarchy”…

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Another Country Bookshop – A story of its own

Another Country Bookshop – A story of its own

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“Another Country Bookshop” Berlin is one of my little playgrounds. This is where reading, chin wagging, writing & a bit of wine come gloriously together…

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Karl Marx Allee – Stroll down a socialist time warp

Karl Marx Allee – Stroll down a socialist time warp

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“Karl Marx Allee” in Berlin has such an extensive and rich history, it’s one of the city’s few remaining spots that still has the sense we only read about.

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Kino International – GDR’s premiere cinema

Kino International – GDR’s premiere cinema

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“Kino International” in Berlin is a cinema that keeps the spirit of the GDR alive. It’s brutalist and elegant, with an emphasis on arthouse productions…

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Moviemento – In the spirit of local cinema

Moviemento – In the spirit of local cinema

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“Moviemento” is one of the oldest cinemas in Berlin, among Turkish supermarkets. What I like about this place is that they truly love film…

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