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!

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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Tilsiter Lichtspiele – Arthouse cinema

Tilsiter Lichtspiele – Arthouse cinema

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“Tilsiter Lichtspiele” in Berlin’s Friedrichshain: an arthouse cinema that predates WWII. I love it for the beauty of the place itself & the Kneipe below!

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Wolf Kino – Indie cinema meets Japanese lunch

Wolf Kino – Indie cinema meets Japanese lunch

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“Wolf Kino” in Berlin is a great new cinema that brings together a beautiful bar with small, cozy screening rooms. I love its DIY Charm…

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ZUKUNFT am Ostkreuz – Music, movies and craft beer

ZUKUNFT am Ostkreuz – Music, movies and craft beer

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“ZUKUNFT am Ostkreuz” is an alternative space in Berlin with an emphasis on art cinema and concerts. How nice that they also have their own cheap beer!

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