Independent Gardena Cinema in South Bay offers old-fashioned movie-going experience

GARDENA (KABC) -- Gardena Cinema was the last single screen theater in the South Bay that shut down during the pandemic. It first opened in the mid...

November 22, 2022
5:02 AM

GARDENA (KABC) -- Gardena Cinema was the last single screen theater in the South Bay that shut down during the pandemic. It first opened in the mid-40s! They've just had a grand re-opening... and the theater needs your help to keep the doors open. "In order to survive and to scrape by we have basically converted our parking lot to an outdoor drive-in," said Judy Kim. They painted a silver screen in their parking lot to make it a drive-in...for 32 months. But just this week they came back indoors with a bang.

Irene Cruz