Ginza Théâtre Cinema closing event

Ginza Théâtre Cinema closing event

Another Tokyo arthouse cinema takes its final bow this month, as the Ginza Théâtre closes its doors after 27 years of dedicated service. The 150-seat picture house is dusting off some old favourites in the run-up to its final day on May 31, including John Cassavetes' Opening Night, Pedro Almodóvar's Bad Education and Talk to Her and François Ozon's 8 Femmes. Screenings start at 8.40pm, with a different film each evening (except May 17), and there'll also be a pair of Saturday all-night sessions dedicated to Jacques Demy and Ken Loach, respectively.

May 11: Opening Night; May 12: Bad Education (La Mala Educacion); May 13: Maelström; May 14: Talk to Her (Hable con Ella); May 15: The World; May 16: L'Enfer May 18: Belle Toujours; May 19: Honey (Bal); May 20: Another Year; May 21: Summer Hours (L'heure d'été); May 22: Pingpong; May 23: Let the Right One In; May 24: Coffee and Cigarettes; May 25: Hodejegerne; May 26: 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (4 Luni, 3 Saptamini si 2 Zile); May 27: La Ragazza del Lago; May 28: 36th Precinct (36 Quai des Orfèvres); May 29: The White Ribbon (Das Weisse Band); May 30: 8 Femmes

May 18 (all night): Belle de Jour; The Young Girls of Rochefort (Les Demoiselles de Rochefort); Donkey Skin (Peau d'âne)

May 25 (all night): It's a Free World…; The Wind That Shakes the Barley; Route Irish

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