The experience of the National Cinematheque is not only lived in person, but now also virtually from the comfort of our home! The Xoco venue presents its novel platform streaming known as Virtual Room where moviegoers from every part of the Mexican Republic will be able to enjoy the cinema without leaving home. The objective is to seek to amplify the scope and the film offering of the film venue to every corner of Mexico and thus transfer the experience of the face-to-face function to the digital world. “From now on, all screens are turning into cinema thanks to the launch of the Virtual Room of the National Cinematheque.”
«As we have said, the ground gained for digital culture is not taking a step back and the Virtual Room of the National Cinema is proof of this. Now, many more people will be able to enjoy the films that the Cineteca programs, without having to leave home. With actions like this, we advance in the objective of decentralizing culture and making it accessible to all the public, “said Alejandra Frausto Guerrero, Secretary of Culture of the Government of Mexico, through a statement.
How to use the Virtual Room of the National Cinematheque?
Anyone with internet access will be able to enjoy the billboard available at www.cinetecanacional.net For the Virtual Room, they must choose the film and the time of their preference, follow the online purchase process (the cost will be the same as in the face-to-face room) where a virtual ticket with a code will be generated, which must be entered in https://salavirtualcinetecanacional.mx to access the online movie theater. In that sense, the dynamics is the same as when acquiring a ticket for a face-to-face function, since the ticket is acquired online and the film is shown at a fixed time, but, again, the function can be enjoyed without leaving home .
It should be noted that the exhibitions of the Virtual Room, as well as the face-to-face ones, have a defined schedule and time. In addition, the films will be presented in their original language with Spanish subtitles. Since the screening is at home, the movie can be paused for a moment; however, the time of this pause is limited to 10 minutes.
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Virtual Room with free access from June 12 to 13, 2021
By inauguration, the service of streaming of the National Cinematheque will offer free performances on the days June 12-13, 2021. Next, we present the billboard that will be available at no cost. Here You can consult the complete billboard of the Virtual Room.
«Friends from all over the Mexican Republic, we invite you this weekend to make free use of our Virtual Room. Three movies at different times, Download your tickets! ».
Virtual Room with cost from June 18, 2021
Although the Virtual Room of the National Cinematheque will debut with free screenings, it is IMPORTANT to point out that from June 18, 2021 this new service of streaming initiate formal operations; thus the next functions will already have an economic cost. If you want to review the billboard available from June 18-24, 2021 go to the next link.