Venue Rentals

From Birthday Parties, Private Presentations, Screening your own film or Corporate Meetings, the Jean Cocteau Cinema hosts them all!

The Jean Cocteau Cinema is a renovated movie house which offers a unique venue for birthdays, holiday parties, talent, presentations and so much more!

The Facility:

  • 126 Seats, NO assigned seating
  • VIP Booth, 4 cozy seats in a private booth for an additional cost
  • Lobby with popcorn, soda fountain and large candy selection
  • Full Bar wine, beer and liquor
  • Warm Ambiance, art deco décor
  • Reasonable Rates, Contact Us to request rates
  • High Tables and Chairs, can be removed upon request
  • Folding Tables: 2- 6’ folding tables and 1- 4’ folding table available upon request
  • Handicap Accessible, two wheelchair seating areas available
  • Ample Space and Good Sight Lines for Presenters, there is a stage between the front row and screen. We have hosted small bands, magicians, comedians, authors and even corporate events on our stage.

The building is available outside of regularly scheduled films.

This means the building is typically available for private or public events Sunday through Thursday.

Prices

Most situations are unique and pricing can be discussed to fit your needs!

Birthday and Team Parties

We have held a variety of birthday and team building parties. You can host a film screening or simply use our lobby area for cake and presents!

Private Movies

If you would like to host a private screening for your friends or even a cast and crew screening, we can cater to your needs.

Screen your Own Film

Would you like to have the Jean Cocteau Cinema screen your film? Contact us at events@jeancocteaucinema.com or use the booking form button below.

Corporate Meetings

The Jean Cocteau Cinema is equipped for laptop presentations, seminars, corporate talks, etc. Just let us know your needs!

What I’m Watching and Reading

The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald
LoTR J.R.R. Tolkien
Watership Down. Richard Adams
The Once and Future King T.H. White
Lord of Light Roger Zelzany
A Wizard of Earthsea Ursula K. LeGuin
The Prince of Tides Pat Conroy
A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens
Catch-22 Joseph Heller

Favorite Music - Grateful Dead, Janis Ian

Favorite TV: (short list- he loves TV) Rome, Deadwood, The Expanse, Boardwalk Empire, Big Bang Theory

Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Movies: Aliens, The Princess Bride, Blade Runner, LOTR, Dark City, Pan’s Labyrinth, Hell Boy

 

Video Interviews

View our Author Event Series @ Jean Cocteau Cinema

https://youtu.be/S9AxEjlj1Q8?list=PLP-d_0t989GMKNX2jqcuGWFeAX_CO83ZZ

 

Not a Blog George R.R. Martin

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    You cannot build a house all alone.   Especially not a HOUSE OF THE DRAGON. HBO recently announced a full-season ten-episode pickup for HOUSE, the first GAME OF THRONES successor show to go to series.   The show is based on material from my imaginary history, FIRE & BLOOD.  Ryan Condal wrote the pilot script and the

  • On to Washington
    by grrm on November 8, 2019 at 9:39 pm

    After Chicago, I moved on to Washington, D.C. with my faithful minion Sid.   There, on the evening of October 17, the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation presented me with the 2019 Sir Arthur Clarke Imagination Award.  Scott Shannon of Random House, my publisher, came down from New York to introduce me and help present the award,

  • A Visit to Chicago
    by grrm on November 6, 2019 at 4:16 pm

    On October 10, in the City of Big Shoulders, I was presented with the Carl Sandburg Literary Award at the annual gala sponsored by the Chicago Public Library Foundation. It’s a lovely award, and quite an honor.   Last year’s winners were Judy Blume and Neil DeGrasse Tyson.   Previous winners have included such luminaries as Alice

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