The rebirth of a cinema and even more
At the end of 2025, the Plaza will become a cultural center that will bring together, around the iconic movie theater, an immersive room, three exhibition spaces, a library/bookstore, a bar, a restaurant and a cinema-hotel.
The Plaza will keep cinema at its center while opening up to other cultural fields, such as architecture, visual arts, digital creation and literature. (photos of this page Raphaëlle Mueller, Miguel Bueno, Michel Giesbrecht)
The Plaza will keep cinema at its center while opening up to other cultural fields, such as architecture, visual arts, digital creation and literature.
While awaiting its definitive reopening, the Plaza has hosted a number of events that have brought the historic cinema back to life for a few days or weeks.
Welcome a contemporary art event starring “The Clock”, Christian Marclay’s twenty-four-hour audiovisual work presented in collaboration with Mamco.
Let Isabelle Huppert program a fantastic weekend of rare films.
Dive into the digital and immersive art with “Virtual Crossings” by Compagnie Gilles Jobin or Bianca Li’s “Bal de Paris”.
Explore the history of cinema with the tireless and fascinating Mark Cousins, these are just some of the prelude events that the Plaza has prepared to augur a plural and festive renaissance.
The Plaza will offer a fresh and accessible multidisciplinary program for all audiences. Its 2,500 m2 will be a hub for cinema and related creative fields, right in the heart of the city.
A place to meet and exchange ideas
The Plaza will host cinema-events: no classic programming, but retrospectives, evenings or thematic weekends, extended to all the spaces of the center, with exhibitions, immersion, gastronomy.
The Plaza will be the ideal place for the previews presented by the directors, actors and teams of the films.
The Plaza will be a place for meetings and cross-disciplinary dialogues between cinema and other cultural or social fields, at a local or international level.