Chamonix’s Cinéma VOX is a bit of an institution, and I was once a regular visitor with a pass (in my footloose and fancy free days when I lived just down the road!).
There are VO films to choose from and the venue is also used to host certain events: shows for children, mountain films, the adventure film festival, guest speakers . . .
22 cour du Bartavel,
Tel: +33 (0)4 50 53 03 39
Website: See here for current listings.
Sallanches’ eight-screened cinema is called the Ciné Mont-Blanc and it is located on the main road that runs from the centre of town towards the motorway for Cluses and Geneva.
It shows all the big blockbusters; you won’t find much in VO, but there is plenty of choice for the whole family on a rainy afternoon! There are also 3D films shown here.
Parents out for a night of cinematic culture might be interested in the evenings of Cinecimes at the Ciné Mont Blanc; these are screenings of world films and they are organised by the Université Populaire de Sallanches Passy.
561 avenue de Genève
Cinébus, the mobile cinema in Savoie, puts on a weekly film for children at the Espace Animation (Wednesdays, 17h30) in the centre of the village. There are also films for adults. See here for listings.
27 place de la Mairie,
74310, Les Houches
Tel: +33 (0)6 80 88 43 06
Megève has two cinemas: the Rochebrune and the Panoramic.
- Cinéma Rochebrune – right in the centre of town, there are two screens here.
rue Charles Feige
Tel: +33 (0)4 50 21 03 52
Website: see here
- Cinéma Panoramic – this small cinema has room for 290 viewers and a 3D screen. The Panoramic is a seasonal cinema, open during the summer and winter seasons, with screenings at 17h30, 21h and an extra screening at 14h30 on snowy days!
90 route Crête du Midi
Website: see here
Passy – Plateau d’Assy
The Cinéma la Caméra in Plateau d’Assy shows one film every week, usually on Mondays at 20h and it also shows children’s films at 17h30 during the school holidays and during special festivals and events. For more information, see here.
rue de l’Eglise
St Gervais’ cinema is located within the Theatre Montjoie. Saint Gervais’ wonderful MJC wanted to develop a cinema for the benefit of its young audience and adults alike; they did this with benevolent funds. You will find a selection of films to enjoy as a family, as well as some interesting international films. Weekly screenings are every Thursday at 20h30 and there are additional screenings during the school holidays.
Tel: + 33 (0)4 50 47 73 40