A gem in Pistoia: the small cinema Arena in Porta al Borgo
Between Villa Baldi-Papini, the gardens of Scuole Medie Roncalli and Via delle Pentole there is the Arena Porta al Borgo, an outdoor cinema managed by Mabuse Cinema in collaboration with Comune di Pistoia.
The program consists of festival films, blockbusters, cinema d’essai, the invisible, Italian cinema and the family genre. At an affordable price and with a variety for all tastes. A parterre of green and orange seats accommodates a large public every night. A real gem which not many cities have.
It is also for this reason that I would like to spend some words of appreciation towards the organizers and the Comune di Pistoia who offer this service. Especially in these difficult times for cinema in general and for the city in particular which sees in the future the possibility of the closure of another movie theater. After we have been subjected in the past to the closure of the Eden, the Verdi, the Nuovo Cinema Paradiso. And what to say about our Mountains? The Cinema Appennino of San Marcello with its long gallery and the painted wood seats has long since closed down. Il cinema Teso in Maresca in the recent past has closed down forever its beautiful theater with the red seats. The Cinema Reno, in Campo Tizzoro, theater mindful of ancient glory, by now proves to be buried by dust and oblivion.
This is the reason why I exhort everyone to go to the movies. Be it only to meet with friends, or to benefit from the fresh air of that garden, or be it also to taste the flavor of a movie missed during the winter program or a particular movie, d’essai, maybe in the original language, which the usual circuit of the movie theaters has disregarded, but moreover, be it to guarantee the survival of this art which is as important as the other ones.
The current program extends until 5th August, but many other interesting movies are going to be inserted until the early days of September, when the Arena will close down.
Let us remember that the Arena is easily reachable, it has a parking area close by, it is in proximity to the city center and it has two entrances: one in Via dei Pappagalli and one in Via delle Pentole.
Let’s savor this city summer, hot and stormy, with the culture and the show of a great outdoor cinema.
Traduzione letterale: Giulia Amorotti -studentessa Liceo Scientifico Amedeo di Savoia di Pistoia
spettacolo unico ore 21:30
ingresso 5,50 euro
abbonamento 10 ingressi 45 euro
abbonamento 5 ingressi 25 euro
venerdì sabato e domenica GRANDI SUCCESSI
mercoledì INVISIBILI e NUOVO CINEMA ITALIANO
lunedì e giovedì D’ESSAI
mer 1 TITO E GLI ALIENI
gio 2 DOGMAN
ven 3 LA FORMA DELL’ACQUA
sab 4 TRE MANIFESTI A EBBING, MISSOURI
dom 5 WONDER
lun 6 LA MELODIE
mar 7 BLACK PANTHER
mer 8 WAJIB INVITO AL MATRIMONIO
gio 9 CHIAMAMI COL TUO NOME
ven 10 ELLA & JOHN
sab 11 IL FILO NASCOSTO
dom 12 COME UN GATTO IN TANGENZIALE
lun 13 PARIGI A PIEDI NUDI
mar 14 NAPOLI VELATA
mer 15 A CASA TUTTI BENE
gio 16 L’ORA PIU BUIA
ven 17 TONYA
sab 18 LAZZARO FELICE
dom 19 LA FORMA DELL’ACQUA
lun 20 LADY BIRD
mar 21 JURASSIC WORLD IL REGNO DISTRUTTO
mer 22 MANUEL
gio 23 L’INSULTO
ven 24 DOGMAN vm 14
sab 25 LORO 1
dom 26 ELLA & JOHN
lun 27 LUCKY – Anteprima
mar 28 AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR
mer 29 L’AFFIDO UNA STORIA DI VIOLENZA
gio 30 IL GIOVANE KARL MARX
ven 31 IL SACRIFICIO DEL CERVO SACRO
sab 1 CHIAMAMI COL TUO NOME
dom 2 LORO 2
lun 3 ESTATE 1993
mar 4 READY PLAYER ONE
mer 5 LA TERRA DELL’ABBASTANZA
gio 6 IL PRIGIONIERO COREANO
ven 7 FAVOLA
sab 8 L’ISOLA DEI CANI
dom 9 QUASI NEMICI – Anteprima
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