The Tijuana Cultural Center (CECUT) opened its doors October 20, 1982, with over a million visitors a year. This touristic attraction has been the main center for the regional arts, and represents one the most important in the northwest of the country. It is located in the Zona Río district of Tijuana, Mexico.
The complex features an OMNIMAX theatre, with a 360-degree projector that gives one the impression of being inside the movie. It has a capacity of 308 seats and is popularly known as "La Bola" (the ball) because of its spherical shape. It was designed by architects Pedro Ramirez Vazques and Manuel Rossen Morrison. Also, this is the current and only IMAX Theater in Tijuana.
Since its opening in '82 it has been the main attraction for the cultural centre and on October that same year it premiered the movie "El Pueblo del Sol" which was made especially for the opening. The movie featured images from the most representative regions of Mexico and got very good reviews. It lasted 13 years as the only movie showing and at full capacity. Today, the centre offers up to three different movies playing daily and it premieres an average of four movies per year.