With this sizzling heat it is inexcusable not to want to walk through the city in search of a chilly place to relax. This task seems like an unreachable feat, but if what you are looking for is a big screen to watch some great movies, Barcelona transforms itself into an outdoor movie theater.  Make note at the following suggestions you cannot miss:

GANDULES’13

CCCB. Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from August 6th till the 22nd at 10pm. Free entrance.“El Pati de les Dones” or Women´s Courtyard of the CCCB becomes the scenario of the Gandules cycle. This year it focuses on the everyday problems of the 21st century.

MECAL AIR

At “La plaça del Baluard” or Bastion Square in Poble Espanyol. Every Friday until August 30th. Starts at 8pm. Tickets sold at 6,5€, reduced to 2,8€ if you show a flyer. It is an outdoor short movie experience, a place to have a picnic while enjoying an exquisite selection of memorable short movies.

Sala Montjuïc

Starting at 8:30pm. Tickets sold at 6€ plus 3€ if you want to get a lounge. Advance ticket sale with a picnic offer. Movies preceded by a concert of either jazz, flamenco or by a short movie showing. Open every Monday, Wednesday and Friday until August 7that “El Espai Fossat of Santa Eulàlia”.

CINEMA LIBRE EN LA PLAYA

 Or Free Outdoor Cinema at the Beach. Every Thursday from July 26th till August 30th. Starting at 9pm. Free entrance. The San Sebastian beach turns into a movie theater where you will enjoy the best movies showcased at last year´s Catalonia´s film festivals.