Summer in Rome

Events – Open Air Cinemas

There is an important tradition that characterise Roman’s summers, the Open Air Cinemas. Indeed, every year, in almost every district of Rome, outdoor cinemas are available.

This usage started a long time ago in the city center when a small group of people decided that their apartment in Rome was too hot but they still wanted to watch a movie. Back in those days they decided to ask to the Roman government and other institutions to establish an annual event in the whole territory of Rome to give people the possibility to get some fresh air while watching a good movie.

In Trastevere, one of the most central district of Rome, you can find different outdoor cinemas. “Il Cinema in Piazza” by the people of the Cinema America that is one of the most representative in the entire city as well as the one on the Tiber river. This year an important news is represented by the Drive-in cinemas