"Budapest Cinemas" in Tallinn

posted by SHorváth on 2007/11/28 19:38

[ Fokus: Ungarn - Focus: Hungary ]

An exhibition in the gallery of the Hungarian Institute in Tallinn from 3.12.

Cinemas became a part of the public space in Budapest right after the Lumière Brothers had invented the cinematograph. During the 20th century the capital of Hungary held the title of the cinema city in the traditional meaning of the expression...

The exhibition presents the architectural history and interior design of the cinemas in Budapest, from the random places where films were shown – coffee houses, fair-tents and ground floors of dwelling houses to the monumental buildings, specially projected for film screenings. The exhibition is arranged by Ernst Museum in Budapest.

Hungarian Institute
Piiskopi 2, 10130 Tallinn
Open Mo-Thu 10-17, Fri 10-15