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ICA Cinema

The Mall, SW1 5AH, London, England
+44 20 7930 6393
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Excellent art house cinema

My wife and I saw " I am not your negro " in Cinema 1 at the ICA last Friday . It is always a... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Mark Benjamin L
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Lobster

Loved how at home I felt in this cinema, felt more like a private viewing than being in the city. I... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2016
London, United Kingdom
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The Institute of Contemporary Arts offers alternative and vintage films.
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good78%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
12 Apr 2017
“Excellent art house cinema”
5 Feb 2016
“The Lobster”
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The Mall, SW1 5AH, London, England
+44 20 7930 6393
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

My wife and I saw " I am not your negro " in Cinema 1 at the ICA last Friday . It is always a pleasure to watch a good film there . There are no adverts run before a film is shown so the...More

Thank Mark Benjamin L
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Loved how at home I felt in this cinema, felt more like a private viewing than being in the city. I recommend it to all!

Thank MillennialTraveler
Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Makes you feel like you are having a private viewing of a movie The screen is small but it feels intimate and I enjoyed my long movie.

Thank feeandjude
Reviewed 7 October 2015

A smaller-sized cinema, and maybe because it's less main-stream, the audience seemed better behaved than you might find in your local multiplex, so there was no risk of getting frustrated with talking / phones / rustling sweets during the film. The bar's pretty busy, so...More

1  Thank JoG_London
Reviewed 30 September 2015

First visit to The ICA to watch a film (Palio). The cinema we visited (Number 2) was tiny but had good sound and vision quality - although I found the proximity of the big screen to be somewhat daunting. There is no distinction between the...More

Thank Diptych
Reviewed 23 June 2014

Last Friday evening I ventured to the ICA, rather full of trepidation, as I am not an adventurous type, I live in Berkhampstead for a reason. I was slightly put off by the title 'Rematerialising feminism an evening of performance'. I haven't thought about feminism...More

2  Thank sandraphillip
Reviewed 16 May 2014

I saw a Tibetan film here as part of the BFI London film festival and really enjoyed it. The film was undoubtedly quirky, my boyfriend seemed a little bored at times with it, but I love independant films and himalayan cultures so this was perfect...More

Thank howlinc
Reviewed 5 December 2013

I love the ICA , its not smart and has a rather amateur old school art project feel to it , but they show different films here and the bar is good . rather chilly though I didn't take my coat off .

1  Thank claire m
Reviewed 29 November 2013

Initially surprised by the size of cinema 2, but for me, the impact of watching a powerful and moving film (How to Survive a Plague) was magnified by the venue. I see that other reviewers have commented that the air conditioning was ineffective, and also...More

Thank vwbeetle69
Reviewed 21 November 2013

There are two cinemas, cinema one and two. I attended on Sunday 17 November 2013 Cinema 2 which is small and boxy. Immediately on entering the theatre I sensed a fetid sweaty smell. I asked the attendant if she could turn the air conditioning on...More

Thank Brian-Snellgrove
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