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Cinema Paradiso

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Address: 503 Southeast 6th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone Number: (954) 525-3456
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Art Cinema worth visiting

Cinema Paradiso focuses on Art cinema. We went there to see Hitchcock/Truffaut. The theater is a former church build and offers moviegoers stadium seating with comfortable seats... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Dhanan
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Massachusetts
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Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cinema Paradiso focuses on Art cinema. We went there to see Hitchcock/Truffaut. The theater is a former church build and offers moviegoers stadium seating with comfortable seats. The small lobby also has a decent snack bar that offers, among other things, beer and wine and clean restrooms. If one goes there for the evening shows, one can park in the... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 643 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

It's that time of year for the FLIFF (Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival), and this theater is one of its venues. The festival started yesterday. This evening my wife and I were in the audience here to see "Tweeb," a film in Arabic with English subtitles, set in 1915 in the desert somewhere in either North Africa or the Middle... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

This theater, operated by Ft Ld Int'l Film Fest (FLIFF), is more than a movie theater. In addition to good films, special events add to the enjoyment. Mini film fests are in progress now, prior to the 30th FLIFF Anniversary Celebration, Nov 6-22. Many celebrities, parties, films from all over the world, elegant galas, and a yacht cruise are just... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Comforable seating quaint theatre. Saw many independant films here. Domestic and foreign over the years. Parking close by.

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Flanders, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Only by chance did we attend an Argentine series of shorts called "Wild Tales". Theater is small but decent size screen and very comfortable seats. Have visited Ft Lauderdale for many years and this was the first time we "found" this place. Minutes from downtown.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Iam new in town, been already twice here watching different films .This theater will show films that you cannot see elsewhere. foreign films. Picture Show! great place for friends to hang

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ft.lauderdale, florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This theater will show films that you cannot see elsewhere. the seats are the best in the city. they do premieres and other special events. If you are getting ready for the Oscars, they do great short parties and run all day long showings of animated to foreign films. They also run Rocky Horror Picture Show! great place for friends... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great movie selections. Small refreshment stand serves snacks and beer. Seats are comfortable and arranged on an incline for good views.

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Thank designcunning
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

The two employees (and the cat!) were nice and made me feel welcome. I would recommend this place anytime for a date or a family evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

How cool and OLD CHURCH (ugh!) TRANSFORMED into a theater between the high-rises! Go. Support the local film makers!

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