Almost Gabriel would have been 112 years old, but now the operators have locked the door. There are offers to save the cinema.Karl Forster Karl Forster
born. 1950 in Vilsbiburg, lower Bavaria, with 16 to upper Bavaria (Teisendorf) trafficked, with 18 escape from the high school, professional musician in a strip club (Basel), through many trials and tribulations (including nursing, Taxi), with 27 first publication in the Feuilleton section of SZ, then the German school of journalism, seven years a Reporter in AZ, then return to SZ (unfortunately too late for the goal in life is to announced the author line "By our editorial Board member . . .", because that had just been abolished), there is now currently working as team leader of the culture of the editors of the Munich Region in Bavaria.send an email
"stands For the end of the week there is no program available", says the Website of the cinema. The phone movie theatre in Gabriel, no-one on Tuesday afternoon. On Maundy Thursday circuit with the operation of the world's oldest cinema, two days before the 112 was, apparently. Birthday - so a disappointed Gabriel Fan, writes the SZ. In order to become true: The "Last Picture Show" in the legendary house on the dachauer Straße is gone. The operator, Walter Büche and his daughter Alexandra Gmell see no more perspective. To is Alexandra Gmell on request: "to be and to remain." The house will probably be sold.
the only question is, to whom. Finally, has spoken of Munich, Dieter Reiter for a purchase by the city, which would have opened to the light house new opportunities. Also, the agile cinema operator Christian arrow that has already revived the monopoly and the Arena, sees no valid reason to make the Gabriel tightly. "You can operate this cinema to be profitable," says arrow to the POI, one need only "do his homework", meaning the cinema had to offer a "sensible program" and a "clear face". But he has given up the suspicion that the would owner, whose family operated the Gabriel finally since its founding, "on the inside". However, it is not just about cinema, but about complex matters of inheritance for the whole house.
Gabriel has placed long his old reputation as a sleazy cinema. And was, among other things, journalists are popular because of the big press screenings, including, for example, the Film "Cerro Torre - was Not defeated the Ghost of a Chance", in which the world famous mountain climber David Lama, who came to these days in Canada by an avalanche killed a mountain on the border between Chile and Argentina on its most difficult Route.
Christian arrow would be in any case ready, in the rescue of Gabriel. However, "up to now, has reported no one with me."