Sala Montjuic, movies and music
The relationship between Barcelona and cinema has always been very close. The inhabitants of the city have a great passion for the seventh art and there are endless opportunities to enjoy a good movie in Barcelona. You can find blockbuster productions or old and artistic movies. The recent opening of the Filmoteca (Film Library), is a good example o this passion. In recent years, Barcelona as also become a favourite location and showcase for the world’s filmmakers.
Among the various options to enjoy a movie in the summer of Barcelona, are particularly inviting the outdoors options. At the beach, and most importantly, in the castle of Montjuic.
Three times a week, on Monday, Wednesday and Frida, from 30 June to 7 August 2013, at the Montjuic Castle there is the 11th edition of SalaMontjuic, an open-air film festival, with a selection of the best movies of all time, with concerts, picnics and short movies. Screenings start at 10 pm after nightfall and all films are in their original version with Spanish subtitles.
The movies that you can see at the SalaMontjuic in 2013 are: Snow White, Drive, Kids & Music, West Side Story, Melancholia, The Untouchables, the Secret World of Arrietty, Take Shelter, The Guard, We Have a Pope, A Separation, Moonrise Kingdom, Avanti!, Source Code, Monsieur Lazhar, Citizen Kane, Donnie Darko.
Before each screening there is live music with jazz, brasilian, folk. Everything you need for a great night under the stars, away from the heat of the city and with the sea breeze to make you enjoy the Mediterranean summer. All info on the SalaMontjuic official webpage.
Montjuic is an oasis of tranquility, where you can forget the big city and get lost in the perfumes of pines and sea air. Close to the medieval Castle that dominates the promontory, there’s one of the best kept secret of Barcelona: la Caseta del Migdia, a summer bar and restaurant, perfect for listening good music and take a drink under the trees, overlooking the sea. It’s not so easy to reach, because it’s on the top of the mountain, but it is a short walk from the castle and it’s the ideal solution to end a pleasant night with music and cinema.
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