If you take the metro in Paris I suggest you get off at some random station and explore the area. This is how I ended up going at this cinema, a small treasure close to Invalides and actually the only cinema in the 7th arrondissement of Paris.
The building dates back to the beginning of 1900s, a luxurious gift of the Bon Marche owner to his wife. It's carefully built to imitate a pagoda in all details of architecture and decorations.
The film was running in what used to be a ballroom, with a dusty smell of old house which gave it a cosy feeling, a relaxing welcoming music, silk wall tapestries and a high, painted ceiling with Chinese motifs that just made me dream.
The film ended after midnight and if you are superstitious you must know that many times in the evening there's a black cat walking around the hallway trying to work its way outside in the little garden next to the pagoda - you could also take advantage of the garden before taking the Velib' back home;)
There are also some film and music related screenings and events going on, check the schedule and you might find something you've been waiting for:)
Keep supporting this gem of a theater, completely independent, beautiful pagoda and garden. Good film selection.
This is an awesome theater! Lots of v.o. films make it here if your French is, um, rusty.
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