Part of Madrid’s cultural center Matadero, Cineteca is dedicated to showing documentary and non-fiction films. There’s also a cafe serving healthy and natural food, and an outdoor terrace space with a projector.
Cineteca, Plaza de Legazpi, 8, 28045 Madrid +34 915 17 98 17
This micro-cinema claims to be Madrid’s first cinema specializing in independent films, especially fantasy and horror films. Artistic Metropol, too, tends to have show films grouped by theme, as well as movie marathons, workshops and courses.
Artistic Metropol, Calle de las Cigarreras, 6, 28005 Madrid +34 915 27 27 92
Named after the famous Spanish director Luis García Berlanga, this cinema not only shows films, but also participates in the arts in other ways, such as hosting concerts, live theater and exhibitions. Sala Berlanga is a good venue to catch a documentary, or a movie nominated for the Goya Award.
Sala Berlanga, Calle de Andres Mellado, 53, 28015 Madrid +34 914 55 08 78
Cine Estudio is a small cinema located inside the Círculo de Bellas Artes cultural center dedicated to showing artistic and independent films. Bargain hunters should check out their special passes allowing you to see five films for only €18. This small theatre is closed during August.
Cine Estudio de Bellas Artes, Calle del Marqués de Casa Riera, 4 +34 915 21 35 09