Located in the Brunswick just off Russell Square, this historic arthouse cinema was recently refurbished to the highest technology and design specs. All screening rooms have Sony 4K projectors, and the main screen is only the second venue in central London to adopt Dolby Atmos sound system for a multidimensional cinema experience, making it the ideal location for film premieres and galas.
Influenced by the materials and style of post-war Modernism, as well as films by Tarkovsky and Greenaway, the redesign of Curzon Bloomsbury by architect Takero Shimazaki is intended to showcase great films in a minimalist setting. The cinema's furniture was created according to original designs by renowned British modernist Eileen Gray and supplied by Aram.
The five screens are named after historic venues operated by Curzon since 1934, including the Renoir. The largest theatre-style auditorium (Renoir) seats up to 150 and includes a separate VIP balcony. The more intimate screening rooms seat between 50 and 28. Fully licensed bars are on three levels including a ground floor foyer with outdoor seating.
The cinema opens 15 minutes before the first film of the day and closes 15 minutes after the start time of the last film of the day. Typically this will be approximately 11.00am - 9:15pm however check listings for accurate information.
Renoir screen - 148 seats; 139 main auditorium seats + 2 permanent wheelchair spaces (rear of auditorium), 9 balcony seats, 2 of which removable for 1 wheelchair space.
Lumiere screen - 30 seats, 2 of which removable for 1 wheelchair space (back row).
Minema screen - 28 seats, 2 of which removable for 1 wheelchair space (back row).
Phoenix screen - 28 seats, 2 of which removable for 1 wheelchair space (back row).
Plaza screen - 30 seats, 2 of which removable for 1 wheelchair space (back row).
Bertha DocHouse - 55 seats, 2 of which removable for 1 wheelchair space (front row).
Cinema auditoria accessible via lift.
Audio description and hearing assist headsets available on request.
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