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The French cultural network of digitised cinemas is expanding: Opening of the MK2-Institut français in Madrid, Marin Karmitz attending

Updated on 07/02/2020

The first cinema under the MK2 brand in the city centre of the Spanish capital, the Institut français de Madrid, which has been digitised in  2015 with the support of CNC, French national center for cinema, has renovated its cinema hall for the greatest comfort of its audiences and concluded an agreement with the famous MK2 network, recently established in Spain.

From October 4 on , film lovers will meet in the 250-seat cinema hall on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with screenings  in original language with subtitles, and an editorial line that will reflect the diversity of the global film landscape. Marin Karmitz, founder of the MK2 network honours the opening with his presence in Madrid.

This French network also includes a new cinema with the Alliance française in Lagos, Nigeria, which began its screenings this summer in its brand new 120-seat capacity cinema. The first screening honoured Nigerian director Bolanle Austeen-Peters with her film "Bling Lagosians".

This new cinema brings to  53 venues, Instituts français or Alliances françaises,  equipped with digital projectors with 3 additional cinemas under construction, for a total capacity of 12,000 seats.