City Movie Theater
The city movie theater offers more than 600 showings a year of European cinematography, film discoveries from the 3rd world, retrospectives, and special group programs.
Each year, an open air cinema is built at the castle.
Esslingen am Neckar also has its own audience film award: The Golden Onion.
The Gonzo!-Kinderkino shows children’s movies every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 3 p.m. Every Friday, the film is followed by games and arts and crafts activities.
The movie theater and its LUX café and bar are a popular meeting place in Esslingen’s cultural scene.