Exploring One of Paris’ Most Exceptional Attractions: Cinemas


PARIS (AP).- It may seem backward to travel to one of the most beautiful cities in the world and sit in the dark. In Paris, there are seemingly endless rues and quays and museums and cafes to explore, which means visitors often hurry past one of the city’s greatest attractions: its cinemas. They’re found throughout the French capital — and in particular the Latin Quarter. No city in the world boasts such a bevy of independent theaters, where vibrant repertory series and exciting selections play nightly. New York might quibble, but most of its independent theaters long ago shuttered. Manhattanites can proudly claim the essential Film Forum, but Parisians can stand on the Left Bank and have nearly a dozen similar options within a five-minute walk. Spending an entire trip among flickering projections