From cult to culture
Why locals love it
Helsinki’s beautiful classic arthouse and foreign cinema, housing the national audiovisual archive. If you’re walking through the neighbourhood, pick up a progaramme. You never know what might be on - from classic Finnish films to eastern European obscurities.
Why you should visit it
The Orion always has something to offer for film buffs, but be warned, sometimes the unsuspecting movie-goer may leave pondering how on earth they ended up seeing a Turkish male-bonding movie about a man on a quest to become a schlager singer. This, and stranger things have happened here.