Cinema in Downtown Kyoto

Kyoto Cinema

This is one of Kyotos only art-house cinemas. Movies are almost always screened in their original language, with Japanese subtitles. It’s in the Cocon Karasuma building, directly connected to Shijō station; take exi…
Cinema in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Kyoto Minami Kaikan

Try this excellent little theatre for lesser-known foreign art house and eclectic Japanese films, including Japanese anime (animation). It’s on Kujō-dōri.