Location Highlight 
October 2017
The Minor Theatre, Arcata, Humboldt County
  • Permit:                easy                         
  • Parking:         street available   on-site  and nearby  (including for  working trucks and  trailers)                     
  • Catering:  available nearby       
  • Accommodations:  available nearby               
  • Nearest Resources:         available nearby                      
  • Nearest HWY:         Hwy 101 (.2 mls)
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Cassandra Hesseltine
Humboldt-Del Norte 
Film Commissioner
President, FLICS 
The Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission is here to help with your production needs  and our services are provided free of charge. 

The Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission is recognized by the County of Humboldt, County of Del Norte, and the California Film Commission  as the official advocate for filming in Humboldt and Del Norte, California.  We are  also a member of the organization FLICS (Film Liaisons in California Statewide). The Film Commissioner, Cassandra Hesseltine, is currently serving her second term as the President of FLICS. 

Cassandra Hesseltine became the region's Film Commissioner in fall of 2010.  Prior to taking on the role of Film Commissioner, Cassandra worked in film and theater.  

Built in 1914, the Minor Theatre, is the oldest building in the United States designed to screen feature films. Located in the heart of Arcata in Humboldt County, this theater has been a center for entertainment for over a century. Initially built to accommodate large theater troupes and choirs, in addition to screening films, the theater is currently a triplex. With beautiful woodwork, original architectural details, and balcony, the film-friendly Minor could be just what your project needs.
Theater exterior
Front lobby from entrance
Lobby with concession counter
Lobby and concession counter from balcony
Lobby and concession counter from main theater entrance
Bathroom interior off lobby
Hallway to two smaller theaters
Stairway to balcony
Balcony in main theater
View of main theater from balcony
Main theater from entrance
Original period water fountain
Exterior from the SE
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Humboldt-Del Norte Film Commission | 707-443-4488
520 E Street, Eureka, CA 95501