Bonn has positioned itself as a vibrant centre for cinematic and media art. This is boosted by the wide range of Videonale events, as well as Bonner Sommerkino (Germany's premier silent film festival) or the Bonn Cinematheque in the Brotfabrik centre.

For more information on Videonale, visit:

For more information in German on Bonner Sommerkino, visit:

The Bonn Cinemateque offers films in their original English versions - the programme can be found in German here. (verlinken mit

Bonn also has a major cinema scene - every city district contains one or more cinemas. The offerings range from modern multiplexes to small art house cinemas. Information on programmes and tickets can be found at, in the Bonn General-Anzeiger newspaper and of course from the cinemas themselves.

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