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a/perture cinema is located in the heart of downtown Winston-Salem on 4th st, within walking distance to some wonderful restaurants, breweries, shops, and other attractions.

Below, you’ll find information on parking, accessibility, and our code of conduct.

where to park

a/perture cinema is located just around the corner from the Cherry / Marshall St Parking Deck, along with other nearby parking options. On-street parking can be found nearby on 5th St, Marshall St, and Spruce St.

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a/perture is proud to provide access to all of our patrons, including those who have special requirements. We have restrooms located on the first floor of our building, and have handicapped access via our elevator available for those viewing films downstairs in s/tudio 3 and petit a/.

We provide closed captioning service to our hearing impaired customers via the Doremi Captiview system in studios 1 and 2!

 view Captiview User instructions


When films are equipped with closed captioning, we offer closed captioning devices for patrons who are deaf or hard of hearing: small easy-to-read LED screens that fit in a seat’s cup holder.


Open captioning is currently available for select showtimes each week for films in s/tudios 1 & 2. Additionally, all international films are shown with subtitles.


Assistive listening headphones are available for specific films, and amplify audio for patrons who are hard of hearing. Headphones are self-contained and have the independent right/left audio control.


When films are equipped with audio description, headphones are available for patrons with visual impairment.



*Please note that not all films are equipped with accessibility. Films with descriptive audio include any of these icons on our website.

code of conduct

At a/perture we strive to ensure the most quality film experience that we possibly can. In order for us to accomplish this, the following items and activities are prohibited in the theater as a condition of admittance:

• Outside food or drink
• Refunds or exchanges
• Use of cell phones or other electronic devices inside studios
• Smoking or vaping
• Weapons of any kind, or objects appearing to be weapons (including props, squirt guns, etc.)
• Large bags or backpacks
• Glass inside studios
• Presence without shirt or shoes
• Loitering
• Irresponsible or excessive consumption of alcohol
• Talking or being disruptive during films
• Pets, except for certified service animals
• Distribution of literature, conducting or surveys, engaging in protest, or solicitation without prior permission from theatre management
• Threatening or harassing any person, whether patron or theatre staff
• Any other items or behaviors that staff determine as harmful or disruptive

a/perture staff has the right to deny entry to or pursue the removal of individuals who are intoxicated, disruptive during films, or demonstrating threatening or unruly behavior towards any staff or patron. If patrons are asked to leave and refuse, a/perture staff will seek immediate assistance from local law enforcement.Continued violations of these rules after verbal warning may result in banning from the theatre. Theatre staff has been trained to intervene where necessary to help ensure that the above expectations are met. Guests are encouraged to report any inappropriate behavior to the nearest member of aperture staff.Theater management reserves the right to amend this code of conduct at any time.

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