Founded in 1992 with funding from the MEDIA programme 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.

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Europa Cinemas Network
  • Cinema Danaos
  • Comoedia, Lyon



  • Tokyo Story
  • Metropolis
  • Ida
  • The Patience Stone
  • The Broken Circle Breakdown
  • The Selfish Giant
  • Stranger by the Lake
  • Circles
  • Blue is the Warmest Color
  • The Great Beauty
  • Michael Kohlhaas
  • Love at First Fight
  • Free Fall

Films for Young Audiences

  • Bicycle Thieves
  • Pinocchio
  • Der Blaue Tiger
  • Wolfy, the Incredible Secret
  • Room on the Broom
  • Kauwboy

With the support of

  • CNC
  • Eurimages
  • MEDIA Programme
  • Europe

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Europa Cinemas Label

  • Free Fall
  • Love at First Fight

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Europa Cinemas Audience Development & Innovation Lab – Sevilla 2014

Europa Cinemas is joining forces for the first time with the Sevilla European Film Festival (7th to 15th November 2014) to set up an Audience Development and Innovation Lab, the third of this year...

Read more Activities - 29/09/2014

De Matteo and Cantet Awarded at Venice Days.

The Italian film I NOSTRI RAGAZZI directed by Ivano de Matteo has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film in the Giornate degli Autori/Venice Days section of the Venice Film Festival. 2014...

Read more Activities - 05/09/2014

Ciné Guimbi film theatre, shortly to be completed, is seeking equipment: projectors, screens, seating and lighting.

The plan to restore Ciné Guimbi in Bobo-Dioulasso, initiated two years ago and brought to public attention in Cannes this year, has been supported internationally by several important people and...

Read more Highlights - 26/08/2014

Venice Days: 28 Times Cinema and Europa Cinemas Label

For the fifth year in a row, 28 young film-lovers representing each of the European countries will meet and attend the Venice Days. This initiative is set up by the LUX Prize of the European...

Read more Activities - 22/08/2014

FIDELIO, L’ODYSSEE D’ALICE wins the Europa Cinemas Label in Locarno

The Europa Cinemas Label Jury at the Locarno Film Festival 2014 has decided to award this year’s prize to FIDELIO, L’ODYSSEE D’ALICE, first feature film by French filmmaker Lucie...

Read more Activities - 16/08/2014

Children’s Cinema of the Year in Sweden: Interview with Jens Lanestrand and Louise Leghammar.

Jens Lanestrand is the director of Biografcentralen, a professional association of arthouse cinemas in Sweden which last year has set up a competition called Children’s Cinema of the Year (Arets...

Read more The Network - 07/08/2014