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Cinematheque FAQS

How much are Cinematheque tickets?

Ticket prices for both in-person and "virtual cinema" presentations vary. General admission tickets for theatrical screenings range from $10 (our regular price) to $13. Tickets for Cinematheque members, those with Cleveland Institute of Art or Cle... more

Ticket prices for both in-person and "virtual cinema" presentations vary. General admission tickets for theatrical screenings range from $10 (our regular price) to $13. Tickets for Cinematheque members, those with Cleveland Institute of Art or Cleveland State University IDs, and those age 25 & under range from $7 (our regular price) to $10. An additional film on the same day costs the member price for that film. Tickets for online movies can be purchased through our Virtual Cinema page. Tickets for in-person showings can be purchased in advance on the individual film pages at this website. With in-person seating currently capped at 75 per screening, advance tickets are advised. less

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?

Tickets for in-person screenings are sold at the door on show nights and in advance online. (With per-s... more

Tickets for in-person screenings are sold at the door on show nights and in advance online. (With per-show seating currently limited to 75 people, advance tiickets are recommended.) The Cinematheque accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Discover as well as cash and checks. Tickets for online "virtual" screenings can be purchased at the sales link for each film. Though the money is paid to a third-party vendor, roughly half of that revenue is returned to the Cinematheque. less

Is parking available?

Yes, and it's free. CIA's campus has two lots that Cinematheque patrons can use most of the time, and both are accessed from E117th Street, south of Euclid Avenue. The more convenient lot (and the only one available during summer 2021) is Lot 73, ... more

Yes, and it's free. CIA's campus has two lots that Cinematheque patrons can use most of the time, and both are accessed from E117th Street, south of Euclid Avenue. The more convenient lot (and the only one available during summer 2021) is Lot 73, located in the rear of the CIA campus. If Lot 73 is full, there is additional free parking available in CIA’s annex lot on the other side of E117th Street (but not during summer 2021). Entrance C is the closest door from either parking lot, and the only entry being used during summer 2021.

Both of these lots are well lit and monitored by security guards. less

Is the Cinematheque accessible?

Yes, handicapped parking is located in Lot 73, just behind the building, off E117th Street. Building Entrance C is the closest entrance to accessible parking spaces.

The theater has dedicated spaces for wheelchairs, and seating for transfe... more

Yes, handicapped parking is located in Lot 73, just behind the building, off E117th Street. Building Entrance C is the closest entrance to accessible parking spaces.

The theater has dedicated spaces for wheelchairs, and seating for transfer from wheelchairs. Both options are located near the center of the theater (relative to the screen), and are adjacent to guest seating.

Assistive listening devices, which can be adjusted to desired volumes, are available to patrons for the duration of the film. less

Are concessions available?

Inexpensive refreshments and snacks are available for purchase in the vending machines on the second floor (though those machines will be off limit to patrons during summer 2021). Other food items can be purchased at nearby Uptown businesses. Food... more

Inexpensive refreshments and snacks are available for purchase in the vending machines on the second floor (though those machines will be off limit to patrons during summer 2021). Other food items can be purchased at nearby Uptown businesses. Food and drinks may be brought into the theater (no glass containers, though), but we encourage patrons to consume them as quietly as possible (avoid rattling bags and noisily opening packaging). Masks must be worn when not eating. less

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

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 other benefits; learn more here. less

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.

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Cinematheque
at the Cleveland Institute of Art
11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106
216.421.7450
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