The building was built in 1955 and it was designed by Peeter Tarvas and August Volberg; interior was designed by Maia Laul. At the beginning, the building's had two halls: so-called red and white hall, both had 396 seats. In 1990s, only one hall was used by the cinema. In 2004, the hall had 282 seats.
- Tallinna entsüklopeedia [Encyclopedia of Tallinn]. Volume I (A-M) (in Estonian). Eesti Entsüklopeediakirjastuse AS. 2004. p. 198.