Announcing the newest Angelika Film Center!

June 25, 2012

BIG NEWS: we are thrilled to announce a brand new, state-of-the-art Angelika Film Center & Cafe! Opening this September in Fairfax, VA, the eight-screen cinema will continue the tradition of art, independent, and foreign programming that has made the Angelika the most successful dedicated arthouse in the United States. We’ve also partnered with Top Chef alum Lee Ann Wong to create a unique Cafe menu inspired by her signature modern global-fusion cuisine. Stay tuned for updates about our exciting Grand Opening events, the opening lineup of films, and more by liking us on Facebook or signing up for the email newsletter.

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The Angelika creates an exciting and stylish cinematic experience in Fairfax County  FAIRFAX, Va. (June 25, 2012) -­â?-­â?Â Â   The     Angelika    Film    Center    &    Cafe, a new state-­â?of-­â?the-­â?art  boutique cinema,  will  open  in  September  2012  at  Mosaic  in  Fairfax,  Virginia.  The  stylish  eight-­â?screen  cinema  will showcase  the  best  in  independent,  foreign  and  specialty  film  in  auditoriums  featuring  plush  stadium designed seating, wall-­â?to-­â?wall  screens and the latest in digital projection  and sound. The sleekly designed soaring  three  level,  glass  enclosed  lobby  includes  a Café,  a Lounge  and  a creative  Concession  Stand.    A striking three-­â?tiered crystal chandelier accented in blue neon and a dramatic oversized illuminated rendering of the winged  face of Angelika  adorn the lobby and are signature  elements  of the other three Angelikas operating in the U.S. The Angelika in New York City, one of the most successful dedicated arthouses in North America, has been breaking box office records for independent  films since 1989, while cinephiles in Texas have been visiting Angelikas in Dallas and Plano for over ten years.  Creating a completely  unique food and film experience,  the Angelika has partnered with Chef Lee Anne  Wong  to provide  the culinary  vision  for its Café,  Lounge  and Concession  Stand.  A graduate  of the French  Culinary  Institute,  former  finalist  on  Bravoâ??s  Top  Chef,  and  regular  contributor  on  the  Cooking Channelâ??s Unique Eats, Chef Wong will create a menu inspired by her signature modern-­â?global fusion cuisine.   Guests will be able to enjoy their prepared meals, specially paired with beer, wine or champagne selections, in  the Café, Lounge or while watching a film. The mezzanine Lounge overlooking the lobby will serve drinks and gourmet bar snacks. A variety of delectable desserts and handcrafted coffee and espresso drinks will be served  in the Café. And, traditional movie snacks will be offered at the Concession Stand, along with Chef Wongâ??s creative twists on those traditions.

Like the other Angelikas, the mission of the Angelika at Mosaic will be to become an integral part of the  cultural  community.  In  addition  to  its  specialty  film  programming,  the  Angelika  will  host  local  film festivals and sponsor interesting programs designed to appeal to a variety of sophisticated filmgoers.   

â??The Angelikaâ??s goal is to become the premiere cinema in the greater D.C. area,â? said Ellen Cotter, chief operating officer of the US Cinema division of Reading International, Inc. â??We are committed to offering exceptional service and a superior and different movie-­â?going experience at Mosaic.â?The Angelika will be located at the intersection of Lee Highway and Gallows Road at Mosaic, a new urban district in Fairfax offering an eclectic mix of local and regional retailers and restaurants, together with ample  open  space,  including  two  parks  that  will  host  outdoor  events,  performances  and  festivals.  The Angelika  will  be  easily  accessible  by  public  transportation  with  the  Dunn  Loring  -­â?Â Â Â   Merrifield  Metro  Stop (Orange Line) and only a short walk to Mosaic.

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 About  Reading    International,    Inc.     Reading International (  is in the business of owning and operating cinemas and developing, owning and operating real estate assets. Our business consists primarily of the development, ownership and operation of multiplex cinemas in the United States, Australia and New Zealand; and the development,  ownership and operation of retail and commercial real estate in Australia, New Zealand and the  United  States,  including  entertainment-­â?themed  retail  centers  in  Australia  and  New  Zealand  and  live theater assets in Manhattan and Chicago in the United States. Forward-­â?Looking    Statements     This press release contains certain statements that are â??forward-­â?looking statementsâ? within the meaning of Section  27A  of the  Securities  Act  of 1933  and  Section  21E  of the  Securities  Exchange  Act  of 1934.  Such statements  are qualified by the inherent risks and uncertainties  surrounding  future expectations  generally and also may materially differ from actual future experience involving any one or more of such statements. Such risks and uncertainties include the possibility that the actual market share of the acquired cinemas and anticipated reduction in the acquisition financing will differ from these forward-­â?looking statements, as well the  risks  and  uncertainties  set  forth  from  time  to  time  in  RDIâ??s  filings  with  the  Securities  and  Exchange Commission. The inclusion of a forward-­â?looking statement in this press release should not be regarded as a representation by RDI that its objectives will be achieved. RDI undertakes no obligation to publicly update forward-­â?looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. # # #