Bangkok Screening Room, Sala Daeng Soi 1

An art-house cinema with one screen in the centre of Bangkok with an exciting programme of contemporary and classic films. Located in the Woolpack community building with an art gallery, co-working space and coffee shop, they also have a nice selection of craft beers, wines and gourmet snacks at the bar.

House SamYan (3 screens), MRT Sam Yan

After 15 years of screening arthouse flicks on RCA, the indie cinema has moved to the 5th floor of Samyan Mitrtown, a mixed-use project. House Samyan boasts 3 screens and projects independent films from around the world with Thai subtitles.

Cinema Oasis, BTS Phrom Phong

This independent community project, housed in a cool multi-story building with one screen, promotes the medium of cinema as a place where Thailand’s grassroots, and emerging talent, can express their artistic and political voice, promote freedom of thought and nourish the emotions and minds of the people.

Friese-Greene Club, Sukhumvit Soi 22

The Friese-Greene Club is a small, private member’s club with one screen just off Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok. It is dedicated to those people who have a passion for cinema; filmmakers, film students, film journalists, or film enthusiasts. Visitors are welcome.

Apex Scala Cinema (1 screen), Siam Square

Scala, opened in 1969, is a historic cinema located in the Siam Square shopping area. It’s single-screen cinema that plays a mix of Hollywood blockbuster and foreign-language films. Open: Mon – Sun, 7 PM to Midnight

Lido Connect (3 screens), Siam Square

Siam Square’s newly-revamped Lido cinema has returned as Lido Connect, a co-cultural space – a place where live performances, art exhibitions, fashion and technology showcases are supported. The original cinema was open for more than 50 years. With three screens, the sound quality leaves a lot to be desired.

Alliance Française Cinema (1 screen), Wireless Road

Located in the heart of Bangkok and equipped with an auditorium / cinema and an art gallery, Alliance Française offers a rich and eclectic cultural programme showcasing all kinds of artistic expressions. Open Wednesday and Sunday evenings.