Bahrain's La Fontaine throwing movie night in January

You’ll get to watch Frederick Ashton’s The Dream

Bahrain's La Fontaine throwing movie night in January

If you missed out on the Russian performance of Swan Lake at Bahrain’s National Theatre, don’t worry – you’ll soon have the chance to soak up some culture at La Fontaine Centre for Contemporary Arts.

The art gallery-cum-spa-cum-restaurant, which has an open-air amphitheatre, will be showing a screening of The Dream on January 7.

The one-act ballet, which is an interpretation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, was choreographed by Frederick Ashton back in 1964 and dazzled audiences.

Tickets will cost BHD10+, but the value of the ticket can be used in the restaurant on the same evening.

The screening will start at 8pm, and dinner is available from 7pm.
If you’re a movie fan, don’t forget to check out our guide to the best of Bahrain’s cinemas here.

And if you’re after more open air screenings, Bahrain Fort site museum will be showing an Arabic movie on next Thursday (December 26).

You’ll get to watch Among the Ruins, a film from 1959 by Ezzel Dine Zulfiqar which follows the life of a university student who falls in love with her professor.
BHD10+. Tue Jan 7 8pm onwards. La Fontaine Centre for Contemporary Arts, Manama Centre (1723 0123).

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