As one of the oldest cinemas in Helsinki, Orion is a beautiful art deco cinema, which opened its doors in 1927.
From the beginning of 2019 ELKE ry. is running the cinema, providing an active and diverse programme, eg. art house movies, classics and movies for children.
Orion was previously the stage for the National audiovisual institutes archives films. These screenings moved to Kino Regina at the new Central Library Oodi at the beginning of 2019.