Moscow has refused to sell the cinema “Drummer”

Moscow has decided not to sell the cinema “Drummer”, said the GBU “Financial and economic management of the mayoralty of Moscow”, which belongs to the object. “In 2017 it is planned to rent out three rooms [inside the theater] with an area of 90 sq m and 40 sq. m” — said in management. The reasons for the refusal from the sale of “Drummer” in the management did not elaborate.

Now the building has three tenant, the main — “nays Kolomna”, a contract with the company ends in 2019. “Nice Kolomna” — the structure of the Fund of businessman Shalva Breus Breus Foundation, which leases the building from 2012, there are exhibitions of contemporary art and ceremony of the Kandinsky Prize, explained the Fund.

The cinema “Udarnik” was built in 1933 and is the object of cultural heritage of regional value. In the 90 years has experienced large-scale reconstruction. The building area of 5.6 thousand sq. m. In the 2000s, it was rented by the company “Karo”. A year and a half ago, Moscow was put up for auction the cinema “Drummer” at a starting price of 559 million rubles. However, the auction was canceled, as the Ministry of culture then not approved a new form of security for obligations of owners of cultural heritage objects.

At the end of 2016, the Gosfilmofond officially appealed to the city authorities with a request to transfer him to the “drummer” and the film society “Eldar”. General Director of the Fund Nikolai Borodachev said that the answer is not there. In the FCS said that he had not received any documents regarding the possible transfer of the cinema Gosfilmofond. The Fund also asked me to give him a cinema “Art”, who in December gave Moscow to the management of JSC “pioneer” Alexander Mamut.

14 Moscow cinemas are included in the state network “Moschino”, subordinated to the Moscow Department of culture. Including “Space” and “Youth”. The head of the Moscow Department of culture Alexander Kibovsky said that in 2017 the development of the city’s cinemas will allocate 200 million rubles is Planned to revise the concept of a network to make it cost effective, the official added. Cinemas left in the city to show them the author’s, documentaries and animation. “We have no problem to compete with private cinema chains. In Moscow more than 600 screens, not counting the shopping malls outside the city,” — said Kibovsky.

More than two years ago, Moscow has sold 39 ADG Group movie theaters for 9.6 billion rubles According to Kibovsky, before the end of 2018, they must earn 150 new screens. At six in the winter, construction will begin.