Cinémathèque Gnidzaz Martigues
Martigues - Cultural place
The City decided to create an exhibition space dedicated to the cinema in his name.
The Espace Cinéma Prosper Gnidzaz was inaugurated in May 2011 in a renovated 17th-century chapel . In the 260 m2 area, visitors can discover the evolution of filming techniques from the first animated images to 3D. In 2013, it became the Cinémathèque Gnidzaz and member of the FCAFF (Fédération des Cinémathèques et Archives de films de France) with 14 other cinematheques including the Cinémathèque de Marseille, Cinémathèque de Nice and Institut Jean Vigo.
Film is the star of the show with projections and educational events in the 30-seat cinema.
Surrounded by the collection of about 20 projectors, the museum proposes the following tour:
Room 1: The invention of cinema
A timeline presenting reproductions of the thaumatrope, the zootrope, and cinematographic and other magical lanterns until the creation of 3D.
Room 2: A tribute to the collector
Prosper Gnidzaz, a trained pastry chef and lively character, presents his passion for cinema in the privacy of his lounge.
Room 3: Martigues and film
Numerous extracts from fictional films and archives about modern and traditional Martigues.
- Running projections: a series of cycles about film history and heritage.
Extracts of films made in Martigues including: Toni by Jean Renoir, La cuisine au beurre by Gille Grangier, Dieu vomit les tièdes by Robert Guédiguian, Marche et rêve, les homards de l'Utopie by Paul Carpita.
-An amusing tour with an interactive treasure hunt + projection
-Discovery guided tour + projection
Permanent and temporary exhibition, audio guides, individual or group guided tours (bookings required: +33 (0)4 42 10 91 30).
- Car park
Information provided by OT Martigues
4 rue Colonel Denfert
- 04 42 10 91 30
Where to stay
At home Caillol
Luxury villa on 3 levels with exceptional views, outdoor space (140 m²) for relaxation opening onto the swimming pool, secure garage. 2 bedrooms, bathroom, shower room, modern open kitchen, laundry room. Land planted with olive trees. Large balcony with view of the Berre pond. 5mm from the city…
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At 10 minutes from the nearest beach, 15/20 minutes from the great and beautiful beaches and harbors of the Blue Coast. Large courtyard parking, terrace 20 m2, with pretty handcrafted pergola. This furnished has many amenities and a very good level of comfort. - Living / dining room: table,…
Les terrasses vénitiennes
Near and less than 10 meters from the Martigues Aviron Club, less than 100 meters from La Péniche Martégale and its many nautical and zen activities, less than 200 meters from the Marina of Martigues Jonquière, and the club restaurant bar nautical. Ideal for 4 people. You will have at your…
Ibis Martigues centre
The rooms offer a beautiful view of the city. The hotel's rooms are air-conditioned, equipped and spacious. You have free Wi-Fi access from your room, an LCD TV with satellite channels, and a desk. Bathrooms include a shower with a rain shower head and free toiletries. For dining, this…
Cigale de mer et soleil
Ground floor, independent bedroom with double or single bed. Living room with convertible sofa and kichinette, bathroom, south facing terrace in a landscaped residence, shaded garden. Possibility to rent monthly (see with the owner). All charges included except the tourist tax.
Things to do
Kibo Terre Création Galerie
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Shop of the Tourist Office of Martigues
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La Halle de Martigues
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Chapelle de l'Annonciade
The 17th-century Baroque-style Chapelle de l'Annonciade des Pénitents Blancs was listed as a historical monument in 1910. The rich interior decoration with baroque influences, rare in the Basse-Provence area, features trompe l'oeils, sculptured panelling, a guilt altarpiece, a Venetian-style…
Where to eat
Qualitative cuisine made with fresh, seasonal produce. Le Galliffet will delight your taste buds: beef tenderloin, smoked salmon, cannelloni, vegetables, semi-cooked foie gras, risotto, cod back ... and gourmet desserts (soft, faisselle, profiteroles ...)
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About the chef: Luc Perey offers a market cuisine around seasonal products and fish from the local fishing. His career: the Oustaou with Sylvestre Wahid, the Cabro d'Or with of Michel Hulin, the K2 with Nicolas Sale, the Kitchen garden of the halls with Franck Delhoum and Floriant Remont.