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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Back from the Sevilla Innovation Lab 2014

For its third Audience Development and Innovation Lab in 2014, Europa Cinemas joined forces for the first time with the Sevilla European Film Festival and invited 41 exhibitors from 13 different...

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Europa Cinemas Awards 2014 - Entrepreneur of the Year

Ivo Andrle is programme supervisor of Kino Aero, Bio OKO and cinema Svetozor, Prague’s cult movie theaters, and co-owner and CEO at Aerofilms, one of the Czech Republic’s leading art-house...

Read more The Network - 04/12/2014

Europa Cinemas Awards 2014 - Best Young Audience Activities

The winner of the 2014 Best Young Audience Activities Award is the Cinema Lumière in Bruges, Belgium, a member of Europa Cinemas since 1999, in recognition of the wide-ranging activities the cinema...

Read more The Network - 03/12/2014

Europa Cinemas Awards 2014 - Best Programming

This year, the Best Programming Award has been won jointly by two arthouse cinemas in the Slovak capital, Kino Lumière and Kino Mladost. In a country where American films attract almost 80% of all...

Read more The Network - 03/12/2014