Rialto Cinemas is proud to be the East Bay’s home for two incredible series of documentaries highlighting the work of specific artists and exhibits from the world’s finest museums.  These films provide a cinematic immersion into some of the world’s best loved art shown in extraordinary detail that only HD can capture.

Great Art On Screen


narrated by Iggy Pop

To mark the centenary of the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb . Tutankhamun: The Last Exhibition offers spectators, for the first time ever, an extraordinary opportunity to meet the Pharaoh, and relive those unique moments on the big screen following exclusive coverage of how 150 items from among his treasures, were moved to become part of the biggest international exhibition ever dedicated to the Golden Boy…MORE INFO

Wednesday, August 31 1 & 7pm

Exhibition On Screen


Without Camille Pissarro, there is no Impressionist movement. He is rightfully known as the father of Impressionism.

It was a dramatic path that Pissarro followed, and throughout it all he wrote extensively to his family. It is through these intimate and revealing letters that this gripping film reveals Pissarro’s life and work… MORE INFO

Wednesday, September 7 1pm

Great Art On Screen


Exploring Venice through its art, museums, canals and narrow streets

A tour of the magical city, Venice: Infinitely Avant Garde showcases masterpieces by Tiepolo, Canaletto, Rosalba Carriera and the intellectuals who fell in love with Venice: from Canova to Goethe, Lord Byron to Walter Scott, down to the great Hollywood…MORE INFO

Wednesday, September 14 1 & 7pm