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CINEMA PLAZA GENEVA

Fondation Plaza is pleased to present the winning project and all the proposals of the architectural competition for the renovation of the cinema from October 1 to 10!

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The Fondation PLAZA and MAMCO present The Clock, a hypnotic 24-hour video art installation by Swiss-American artist Christian Marclay.

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In several places in the building, through various media, installations, posters, photographs and videos, Le Plaza will come to life again in the eyes of the people of Geneva, thanks to a rich artistic programme until its reopening.

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Opened in 1952, Le Plaza was the first cinema in Switzerland to be equipped with the CinemaScope system, which allowed panoramic projections.

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Le Plaza and the Mont-Blanc Centre are one of the key works of architect Marc J. Saugey and examples of post-war modernist architecture in Geneva.

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The Foundation aims to invent a new future for the legendary venue designed by Marc J. Saugey with the opening of a cultural centre for cinema and architecture in 2024.