Rialto Cinemas® Elmwood

Venue Information

The Rialto Cinemas® Elmwood"Berkeley's Best Neighborhood Movie Theatre," is the Festival's Berkeley hub. This charming neighborhood theatre anchors a thriving area full of unique shops and delicious dining options-perfect for an evening on the town! 

Public Transportation

AC Transit Bus: 9 to College Ave., 51/851 to Ashby Ave. 
Rockridge station >> AC Transit 51/851 to Ashby Ave. 
Ashby station >> AC Transit 9 to College Ave. 


Hwy 24 E >> exit at Claremont Ave. turn left, then slight left at College Ave.


In the Elmwood neighborhood, two-hour parking is strictly enforced until 6pm. If you drive south on College Avenue, there is unlimited parking throughout the Rockridge neighborhood. 

Parking is available in the Elmwood Parking Lot just west of College Avenue on Russell Street, one block north of the theatre.

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center has a parking garage located on Colby Street between Ashby Avenue & Webster Street.