Outdoor cinema in Florence

Outdoor cinema in Florence

Take your pick of the stellar selection of films under the stars.

Thu 04 Jul 2024 12:35 PM

The city has a spectacular series of film showings in unforgettable venues. Here’s our round-up of the outdoor cinema venues in Florence.

Until August 28, Non Solo Cinema returns to Manifattura Tabacchi, with a new location of the Cortile della Ciminiera. The programme of screenings and events curated by Fondazione Stensen in Italian and original language with subtitles. There’s free admission for the 11.30pm on Thursdays in July, with reduced entry of 3.50 euro for Italian and European films.

Querceto di Castellina

Cinema under the stars at Querceto di Castellina is an unforgettable event on July 6 that sees wine-themed movie, Ridley Scoot’s A Good Year, screened under the Tuscan stars while sipping and savouring glasses of Chianti Classico or a gin-based cocktail crafted by the makers. Popcorn, of course, completes the scene, with the gorgeous vineyard view as a backdrop.

Apriti Cinema is one of the summer’s must-dos, as films are projected in Piazzale degli Uffizi until August 6. The best of Italian and international arthouse cinema in original language, with Italian subtitles, is enhanced with presentations by special guests all with free entry.

Cinema nel Chiostro comes to the new venue of the Sant’Orsola complex this summer, with the courtyard of the former convent transformed from July 1 until September 8 with art films and 150 seats under the stars.

Cinema Tascabile

Cinema Tascabile is the roving film screen that brings movies to various piazzas from July 15 to August 7.

Villa Bardini places a giant screen on its panoramic Terrazza Belvedere for a film screening like no other as the city is laid out below you and a breeze brushes away the heat of the city, from July 9 until August 29. There’s even free entry for families on Wednesdays!

Nuovo Cinema Universale returns to Il Conventino Caffè Letterario, with screenings every Wednesday in July and every day in August, from 9pm.

For indoor options, avail of the Cinema Revolution initiative that consists of 3.50 euro entry to Italian and European films in participating cinemas all over Italy until September 14.

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