Topic: cable car

The space previously occupied by Cable Car Cinema will be replaced by Cafe and Microcinema Acoustic Java, which opens today.

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Acoustic Java replaces Cable Car Cinema

September 19, 2019 0 comments

Lights, camera, coffee. Fingers tap on keyboards under dim lights and students sip on cappuccinos while an art house film plays on the big screen in the background. Audio from the film travels through an app and then to earbuds, keeping the air quiet and still.

Cable Car closes after 42 years

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Cable Car closes after 42 years

July 28, 2018 2 comments

After 42 years of featuring films in a uniquely intimate setting, Cable Car Cinema and Cafe shut the doors of its 204 South Main St. location May 27, the owners announced in a Facebook post April 26. The closure comes at the tail end of negotiations with the Rhode Island School of Design.

Cable Car Cinema will show 15 highly acclaimed French films as part of the week-long Providence French Festival. The Modern Culture and Media and French departments worked alongside Cable Car’s owner to select films.

Arts & Culture

Cable Car Cinema to show selection of French films

February 25, 2016 0 comments

Starting today, Providence’s Francophiles and cinephiles can unite at the Cable Car Cinema, where the Providence French Festival will run through March 3.