Located on the outskirts of the city of Gijón It is a monumental building, measuring 270.000 square meters and these dimensions make it even larger than the El Escorial Monastery. For this reason it holds the title of largest building in Spain.
Laboral Cinemateca is a multifaceted and open space of Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura dedicated exclusively to cinema.
- Programming of screenings, educational activities, seminars and conferences in order to train in cinematographic art and disseminate it with criteria of cultural strategy at the service of the entire Asturian society.
- Support for the creation of films and short films made in Asturias as well as their dissemination and promotion in markets and festivals.
The Traveling Cinematheque brings cinema to medium and small Asturian councils, especially in the east and west: Vegadeo, Cabrales, Cangas del Narcea, Cangas de Onís, Castrillón, Colunga, Gozón, Lena, Nava, Navia, Noreña, Piloña, Ribadedeva, Ribadesella, Tineo, Valdés ... The cinematographic programming offered by Laboral Cinemateca and La Cinemateca Ambulante is coordinated by the Gijón International Film Festival.
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The program Vamos! bets on fostering interest and the sensitivity of children and young people towards the performing arts.
Theater, music or dance, together with a complete program of workshops, they awaken the creativity and imagination of the new generations and make Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura a meeting point and enjoyment for the whole family's leisure time.