Former movie theater Regnboginn, located at Hverfisgata in central Reykjavík, has now been revived, mbl.is reports.
A still from Baltasar Kormákur’s film Brúdguminn.
Yesterday, Bíó Paradís (lit. Cinema Paradise) was formally inaugurated. There, new and interesting films from all the corners of the world will be screened. The facility will also host film festivals and a variety of other film-related events.
Regular screenings for school children will also be organized, with the goal of increasing knowledge and education of this important art form.
Bíó Paradís also has a restaurant and a shop selling DVDs and other film-related merchandise.
Bíó Paradís is run by the non-profit organisation Heimili kvikmyndanna (Lit. The Home of Cinema), founded by The Association of Icelandic Film Producers, The Filmmakers Association, Film Director’s Guild Iceland, Reykjavík International Film Festival and The Cinephiles Society.
Click here to access the website of Bíó Paradís.