Entertainment

Cinema in Berkeley

Pacific Film Archive

A world-renowned film center with an ever-changing schedule of international and classic films – cineastes should seek out this place. The spacious theater has seats comfy enough for hours-long movie marathons.
Cinema in Oakland

Grand Lake Theatre

Once a vaudeville theater and silent-movie house, this 1926 beauty near Lake Merritt lures you in with its huge corner marquee (which sometimes displays left-leaning political messages) and keeps you coming with a f…
Cinema in Oakland

New Parkway Theater

This laid-back movie house, pub and community-events space shows second-run and throwback indie films. Reasonably priced beer, wine, sandwiches and pizza are delivered to your couch seat.
Cinema in Oakland

Piedmont Theatre

Small neighborhood art-house cinema that's over 100 years old. It screens first-run Hollywood and independent films.