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Ticket Info

A message for our patrons

For the health and well-being of our entire community, the UCLA Film & Television Archive has suspended events at the Billy Wilder Theater. We will continue to monitor the situation on a daily basis and will let you know when we are able to resume our regular film programming schedule. Learn more


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Online admission:  $10


Box Office  

The Billy Wilder Theater box office opens one hour before show times (with the exception of Family Flicks; see below).  Advance tickets for most Archive events may be purchased at the box office.

General admission:  $9

Seniors:  $8

UCLA Alumni Association Members:  $8

Hammer Museum Members:  $8

Non-UCLA students:  $8

CineFile subscribers:  $8  (See instructions below)

UCLA students:  Free  (Restrictions apply, see below)


CineFile Discount

CineFile Video supporters may purchase a ticket at the discounted $8 rate by showing a CineFile email newsletter at the Billy Wilder Theater box office.

UCLA Student Tickets

All UCLA students with current student IDs are eligible for one free ticket at all Archive events at the Billy Wilder Theater, unless otherwise noted.  Archive screenings presented at other venues are subject to the ticketing policies of those venues, unless otherwise noted.  To be eligible for a free ticket, UCLA students should claim the ticket at the box office on the day of the screening at least 15 minutes before show time.  If a UCLA student arrives closer to show time, they may be asked to wait in a rush line for any unsold seats.

Sold Out Events

Any remaining tickets will be available for stand-by patrons after the box office opens.  Unoccupied seats will be released to stand-by patrons 15 minutes before show time.  Tickets purchased in advance do not guarantee admission.  Refunds are not given at the box office.  Please be aware that the Hammer Museum parking structure accepts only cash on entry and does not guarantee the availability of tickets.

Free Events

Tickets for free events are available at the theater box office beginning one hour before show times (with the exception of Family Flicks; see below).  Free tickets cannot be reserved or obtained in advance.

Family Flicks

All Family Flicks screenings are free and do not require tickets; seating is first come, first serve.  The Billy Wilder Theater opens 15 minutes before each Family Flicks program.


Off-site Events

Screenings presented at venues other than the Billy Wilder Theater are subject to the ticketing policies of those venues.