The Rio is an independent Art Deco picture palace in Dalston, Hackney. We show a mixture of arthouse and mainstream films, all programmed by the in-house team and shown on our single, full-sized silver screen.
Our building is Grade II listed by English Heritage, who admire the 'sweeping curves' of the Rio's 1930s auditorium. To add to the traditional cinema experience, we have plush red velvet seats, atmospheric music before the show, and long red curtains that swish back before the film starts.
Spaces for hire at Rio Cinema
300 sqm (3229 sqft)
A cinema screen room with stalls and circle seating for 400 people. The screen allows for state of the art digital projection and also traditional 35 mm.
There is a stage that makes the auditorium also suitable for presentations, theatre, music and comedy.
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