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Pathé Opens New Cinema in Ivory Coast

Pathé Cap Sud in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

The French cinema chain Pathé has opened a new 6-screen multiplex at the Cap Sud shopping center in Marcory, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast). The cinema, which opened for business on 24 April 2024  cost over EUR €30 million (USD $42.3 million) to construct and is equipped with laser projection and about 1,000 seats.

Ivory Coast’s newest movie theatre features two VIP auditoriums, each with 44 reclining seats and 10 meter (33 foot) screens. The seat count in each auditorium goes up from there starting at 158 all the way up to the largest room, a premiere auditorium with 344 seats and an 18 meter (60 foot) screen.

Aurélien Bosc, CEO at Pathé Cinémas, explained, ”We are convinced that it is a country which has a long history of cinema. We said to ourselves that we must open a cinema with the best standards of modernity to offer the people of Abidjan something different, quality, comfort, an extraordinary technique and a place of life where people can enjoy a leisure activity.”

Source : Lomé Actu