The Lower Silesian Film Centre / former Warszawa Cinema

photo: Odra-Film

Dolnośląskie Centrum Filmowie (DCF, The Lower Silesian Film Centre) was created where once the “Warszawa” cinema stood. It was built to promote film culture, present the most interesting achievements of international cinema, promote Polish cinematography, and educate youths about the film arts.

DCF is a multipurpose facility. The layout and purpose of the Centre’s spaces allows to conduct classes, lectures, conferences (both press and academic), and host award galas and film premieres.

DCF has four auditoriums and two conference rooms, a spacious lobby, and exhibition spaces. The entire DCF is air-conditioned and adapted for use by disabled persons.

On the ground floor there’s the main lobby. a bar, a small stage, and the “Warszawa” auditorium, with 250 seats, and the smaller “Lwów” auditorium, with 135 seats. On the first floor, there’s a smaller lobby, a café, and the “Lalka” auditorium with 141 seats. The fourth auditorium, “Polonia,” with 73 seats, can be found on the lowest floor.

All auditoriums are equipped with digital projectors for screening 3D movies and traditional, analog projectors for screening of 35mm prints.

DCF is one of the most modern movie theatres in Poland. It’s also a great alternative to the multiplex for the older generations, used to watching movies in traditional cinemas with a particular atmosphere to them.


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