We’ve all heard that sory again and again: the local cinema production has nothing to do against Hollywood and blockbuster films. The same story goes for the local, historical movie theatres: the big multiplexes will soon take over.
Somehow Cinema Maldà has struggled to survive in this red ocean of movie theatres, not without a fight, programming independent cinema and not-so-new Hollywood films. For those who know London well, think Prince Charles Cinema with a less fancy auditorium.
The place, which for a short period of time became the first Bollywood movie theatre in the city, is also the venue of some the movie festivals, at the moment showing films from L’ Alternativa. Located in Carrer del Pi, 5 it’s like an oasis in the middle of the Barcelona’s shopping frenzy.