Cinemas in Ljubljana
For movies in Ljubljana, Kolosej covers most of the cinema venues. The web site is www.kolosej.si and this is also the best way to check for what's on and the possibility of reservations.
Recently renovated and thus comfortable and neat, Slovenska Kinoteka features mainly non-commercial movies of artistic or historical value from all over the world. With festivals, evening discussions, educational activities and the utmost professionalism, it is a cinema where film is seen as an art form. They have their own archives, publishing and library. Films are shown throughout the whole year, except for July and August.
Address: Miklosiceva cesta 38, Ljubljana
Phone: +386 (0)1 54 71 580
Another smaller cinema, a bit hidden and in front of the railway station, it screens quality film production of home and foreign authors. It is one of the main supporters of movie culture developement. Kino Dvor is an "event cinema", supporting movies with additional venues. The admission is around 4 Euros. Their homepage, in Slovenian, says it all.
Address: Kolodvorska ulica 13, Ljubljana
Phone: + 386 (0)1 43 42 548 (cashier)
12 cinema halls and a smell of popcorn. Located in the BTC City shopping and entertainment district 5 km North of the city centre. Take a city bus or a taxi. There is a XpanD, a 3D digital cinema as well but just across the road.
Address: Smartinska cesta 152, Ljubljana
Phone: +386 1 520 56 40
This cinema is not that small, and usually not too crowded either. It's situated near the student halls, so the cinema bar is also a popular meeting point for students. If you ask politely, you may be able to drink a Lasko beer with the movie.
Address: Trg mladinskih delovnih brigad 6, Ljubljana
Phone: +386 1 241 84 11
This one is located in the very center of the city, in the passage of Nama shopping mall, opposite to Hotel Slon. Older cinema, today mainly featuring American blockbusters.
Address: Cankarjeva 1, Ljubljana
Phone: +386 1 241 84 01
- The best source on what's on in Ljubljana is the municipal web site