Collingwood Cinema

3215 Kingsway,
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2

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Previously operated by: Odeon Theatres (Canada) Ltd.

Functions: Church

Previous Names: Kingsway Theatre, Haida Theatre, Raja Cinema Kingsway

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Collingwood Cinema

The Kingsway Theatre was opened by Odeon Theatres in 1939. On October 26, 1966 Odeon Theatres renamed it Haida Theatre. In the mid-2000’s it was renamed Raja Cinema Kingsway and was operated by Raja Cinemas and showed East Indian movies. It was reopened in fall 2012 as the Collingwood Cinema, and closed in April 2013. By 2019 it been converted into a church.

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ScreenClassic on May 7, 2013 at 3:42 am

The Collingwood has closed its doors again, unfortunately. The theatre closed on April 30 due to a dispute between its management and the theatre’s landlord.

Collingwood Theatre set to close next week

rivest266 on February 9, 2014 at 10:12 am

This is now open again.

ScreenClassic on March 17, 2014 at 5:39 am

I’ve checked for showtimes at different movie listing sites and there is nothing for the Collingwood at any of them. Likewise, the Collingwood website has not been updated since its closure last April, so on that account, I would guess that it has not reopened and is still closed.

Balconyviewer on February 7, 2015 at 11:17 pm

I think it was opened in 1928 as The Carleton

Balconyviewer on February 7, 2015 at 11:19 pm

Now for sale
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Year Built:1935

                  Lot Frontage:49.59 ft
                  Lot Depth: 104.14 ft
                  Lot Size Area: 5,164 sq.ft

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SnoozeKing on May 11, 2018 at 6:09 pm

When I moved to Vancouver in 1975, the Haida played second-run Hollywood movies; later on (1980s), it ran hardcore porn pictures edited for Canadian consumption. Not sure when it went to Indian fare.

rl_83 on July 26, 2018 at 6:39 am

It became Raja Cinema sometime in the mid-2000s if I’m not mistaken. I get the feeling it sat empty for a few years between the porno days and the opening of the Raja.

rivest266 on November 21, 2018 at 2:53 pm

Reopened as Haida by Odeon on October 26th, 1966. Grand opening ad posted.

ScreenClassic on October 26, 2019 at 5:31 am

Now operates as the Jesus Is Lord Church, as seen in recent Google Maps views.

davidcoppock on October 26, 2019 at 6:07 am

Reopened as Haida with “Torn curtain”.

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