The Negative Cinema will be closed until further notice

Everything you need to know about the Negative cinema: Subscriptions, opening hours and useful information.

Did you know?

Ben-Gurion University is the ONLY university in Israel which has a fully functioning, quality cinema. You are welcome to come and experience a movie life at the Negative. The Negative offers you an HD quality cinematic experience and at low prices! Purchase a multi entrance ticket to our Negative cinema for the whole year and enjoy movies whenever you wish!

When is the Negative open?

The cinema is open from Sunday to Wednesday. There are generally two screenings per evening during the academic year.

Where is the Negative located?

Building 26, 2nd floor. The two cinema theaters seat 250 people each, and are used during the day as lecture halls. But when night falls, they become a cinema with advanced screens and an HD projector.

Multi Entrance Ticket and Prices

Purchasing a multi entrance ticket is possible online and also at the Negative cashier every evening starting at 20:15. The multi entrance ticket is valid until the end of July and includes 6 entrances to all movies and some special events taking place at the Negative.

Multi Entrance Ticket Single Entry
60 NIS 15 NIS Student Union Member
100 NIS 20 NIS Student / University employee / University alumni
125 NIS 25 NIS Guest

*A Student Union member must display a student ID with a valid sticker. A Student from another recognized academic institute must display a student ID as well.
* Multi Entrance Ticket holders may use their ticket for a guest as long as they are the same student status.


The Negative’s Snack Bar

The Snack Bar offers hotdogs, popcorn, shnitzel and all sorts of snacks and soft drinks and is located on the 2nd floor of building 26. We also offer vegan options! Check out the price list below.

Opening hours
Sunday-Thursday 20:00 – 22:30

Tickets may be purchased at the ticket window at the theater in building 26, or below:
How to purchase a ticket, step by step:

  • Step 1

    Click on the movie you would like to see. 

  • Step 2

    Select the date of your choice and change the language to English.

  • Step 3

    Follow the instructions for payment.


  • Final Step

    You will receive the confirmation and your ticket by Email. You will also receive an SMS with a barcode which will be scanned by the usher upon entering the theater. 

    You may be asked to present a relevant ID card at the entrance to the theater (Student Union Member, Student Union Worker, etc.)


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