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Cinematheque FAQS

How much are Cinematheque tickets?

Unless noted, general admission tickets are $10.00 and tickets for Cinematheque members, those with Cleveland Institute of Art or Cleveland State University I.D.'s, and those age 25 & under are $7.00. An additional film on the same day costs $... more

Unless noted, general admission tickets are $10.00 and tickets for Cinematheque members, those with Cleveland Institute of Art or Cleveland State University I.D.'s, and those age 25 & under are $7.00. An additional film on the same day costs $7.00 (or the member price for that film). less

Does the Cinematheque continue to show films on 35mm?

Yes, the Cinematheque continues to show 35mm films regularly, at least one every weekend, though most movies are now projected digitally (in 2K or 4K).

Where can I purchase tickets?

Tickets are sold at the door on show nights and in advance on this website. (Go to the page for the film you want.) The Cinematheque now accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Discover as well as cash and checks.

Is parking available?

Yes, and it's free. CIA's campus has two lots that Cinematheque patrons can use, and both are accessed from E117th Street, south of Euclid Avenue. The more convenient lot is Lot 73, located in the rear of the CIA campus. If Lot 73 is full, there i... more

Yes, and it's free. CIA's campus has two lots that Cinematheque patrons can use, and both are accessed from E117th Street, south of Euclid Avenue. The more convenient lot 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. Entrance C is the closest door from either parking lot.

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.

Guests can be dropped off at Entrance E, located on E116th Street, which ... 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.

Guests can be dropped off at Entrance E, located on E116th Street, which is closer to the Cinematheque entrance.

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. Other food items can be purchased at nearby Uptown businesses. Food and drinks may be brought into the theater, but we encourage patrons to... more

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, but we encourage patrons to consume them as quietly as possible (avoid rattling bags and noisily opening packaging). Also, NO glass containers. 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

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