Cinematheque . FAQs
How much are Cinematheque tickets?
Ticket prices vary. General admission tickets for theatrical screenings range from $12 (our regular price) to $15. Tickets for Cinematheque members, those with Cleveland Institute of Art or Cleveland State University IDs, and those age 25 & un... more
Does the Cinematheque continue to show films on 35mm?
Yes, the Cinematheque continues to show 35mm films regularly, on average one every weekend, though most movies are now projected digitally (in 2K or 4K).
Where can I purchase tickets?
Is parking available?
Yes, and it's free. CIA's campus has two lots that Cinematheque patrons can use, and both are accessed from E. 117th Street, south of Euclid Avenue. The more convenient lot is Lot 73, located in the rear of the CIA building. If Lot 73 is full, the... more
Is the Cinematheque accessible?
Yes, handicapped parking is located in Lot 73, just behind the building, off E. 117th Street. Building Entrance C is the closest entrance to accessible parking spaces.
The theater has dedicated spaces for wheelchairs, and seating for trans... more
Are concessions available?
Inexpensive refreshments and snacks are available for purchase in the vending machines on the second floor. Other food items can be purchased at nearby Uptown businesses. Food and drinks may be brought into the theater (no alcoholic beverages or g... more
Can I receive the film schedule in the mail?
To receive the bi-monthly printed schedule in the mail, one must become a Cinematheque member or donate at least $10 a year to cover mailing costs. (Membership costs $35/year, $20/year for seniors 65 & over and students.) Members also receive ... more
What is the Cinematheque schedule?
Visit the Film Schedule page on this website for the full list of theatrical and virtual screenings. For a list of online-only films, visit cia.edu/virtual.