Featured image: Kleber Mendonça Filho & Juliano Dornelles' film BACURAU had been scheduled as one of the opening film choices at Garden Cinema.

SCREEN NEWS: The Garden Cinema postpones opening

First Bond, now The Garden Cinema announces an indefinite postponement to opening night due to coronavirus. Here’s everything you need to know.


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We shared tweets from The Garden Cinema last week which led to a feeding frenzy of takers for their splendid launch offer: 500 free lifetime memberships for the first 500 takers. This seemed like a welcome beginning for the new privately owned two screen art-house cinema on Parker Street, Covent Garden.

Sadly, further announcements via email to their new members on Friday and subsequently updated on their website have confirmed that the cinema  is now postponing its opening night indefinitely as it considers public gatherings “a risk to people’s health” because of the coronavirus.

No revised launch date is offered other than a promise to open “as soon as it’s safe to do so”. All screening details, including news of their opening seasons, have been taken down temporarily.

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And that’s the meat of it…

Featured image: Kleber Mendonça Filho & Juliano Dornelles’ film BACURAU had been scheduled as one of the opening film choices at The Garden Cinema.

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