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220 W. Dominick St., Rome, NY, 13440

Schedule subject to change. Please contact the Capitol Theatre Box Office for most current schedule and last-minute updates.
(*) Denotes a Capitol-produced event
All Cinema Capitol Events are Capitol-produced events unless noted

"BIG EYES"

Thursday, February 26-Sunday, March 1

106 minutes/US/Rated PG-13 for thematic elements and brief strong language

Big Eyes tells the outrageous true story of one of the most epic art frauds in history. In the 1960s, painter Walter Keane (Christoph Waltz) had reached success beyond belief, revolutionizing the commercialization of popular art with enigmatic paintings of waifs with big eyes. The bizarre and shocking truth would eventually be discovered: Walter’s works were actually created by his wife Margaret (Amy Adams). The Keanes, it seemed, had been living a colossal lie that had fooled the entire world.

"Shot for shot, Big Eyes is one of the most beautiful-looking movies of 2014, but to say that isn’t enough, because it’s not just pretty, not just pleasing to the eye. It’s visually astute. It is made by people aware of what these screen images mean, what they refer to, and the psychological effect that they will have on an audience.” —
Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle

Thursday, 7:30 pm; Friday, 7:30 pm;
Saturday; 1:00, 4:00, 7:30 pm; Sunday 1:00, 4:00, 7:30 pm

ADULTS $7, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $5
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE
PLEASE NOTE NEW CINEMA CAPITOL SHOWTIMES AFTER MARCH 1

"A MOST VIOLENT YEAR"

Thursday, March 5-Sunday, March 8

125 minutes/US/Rated R for language and some violence

A Most Violent Year is a searing crime drama set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically the most dangerous year in the city’s history. From acclaimed writer/director J.C. Chandor, and starring Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis) and Jessica Chastain (Zero Dark Thirty), this gripping story plays out within a maze of rampant political and industry corruption plaguing the streets of a city in decay. J.C. Chandor’s third feature examines one immigrant’s determined climb up a morally crooked ladder, where simmering rivalries and unprovoked attacks threaten his business, family, and—above all—his unwavering belief in the righteousness of his own path.


Thursday, 7:30 pm; Friday, 7:30 pm;
Saturday; 1:00, 4:00, 7:30 pm; Sunday 7:30 pm

ADULTS $7, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $5
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE

The Royal Opera House presents Umberto Giordano's
"ANDREA CHÉNIER"


Sunday, March 8, 2:00 pm
Tuesday, March 10, 6:30 pm

Direct from the Royal Opera House.  David McVicar directs a new production of Umberto Giordano's passionate opera, a drama of liberty and love in the French Revolution. The work is   loosely based on the life of the French poet, André Chénier (1762-1794), who was executed during the French Revolution. This production stars Jonas Kaufmann as Andrea Chénier, and Eva-Marie Westbroek as Maddalena de Coigny. Antonio Pappano conducts.

Note: Due to a cooperative agreement with the distributor, this show is not applicable for Blue Card members.

ADULTS $17, FRIENDS/STUDENTS/SENIORS $15.
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE
*Concert: TONY KENNY'S IRISH CELEBRATION

Saturday, March 7, 7:00 pm

One of Ireland’s most beloved artists, Tony Kenny has sung in countless musical productions and for more than 20 years has starred in the world famous Jurys Irish Cabaret. He’s won many awards for his work and has entertained millions of people in Ireland and across the U.S.  Tony Kenny's Irish Celebration also stars Richie Hayes, who has been in the entertainment world from the age of four and has appeared in numerous theatre and television productions.  His debut single, One Voice, reached #3 in iTunes and he subsequently had four top-ten singles on the Irish charts. Tony Kenny's Irish Celebration also features singer Bernadette Ruddy’s rich earthy tones and touching delivery. The Trinity Dublin Band creates that traditional Irish sound and coupled with champion Irish dancing with the Dublin City Dancers, you have the flavor of Ireland in Rome with Tony Kenny’s Irish Celebration!

RESERVED SEATING
Adults $22, Seniors (62+) $16, Capitol Friends $13, Children (12 & under) $8.

"THE TAKING OF TIGER MOUNTAIN"

Thursday, March 12-Sunday, March 15

141 minutes/China (in Chinese with English subtitles)/Not Rated

Tsui Hark’s thrilling adaptation of Qu Bo’s beloved adventure novel stars Tony LEUNG Ka-fai as a ruthless bandit, ruling the lands of Northeast China from his fortress on Tiger Mountain. A captain of the Liberation Army (LIN Gengxin) launches a counter-insurgency against the dictator with a skilled investigator (ZHANG Hanyu) sent to destroy the gang from the inside.

NOTE THE SPECIAL TIMES FOR THIS SHOW
Thursday, 7:30 pm; Friday, 7:30 pm;

Saturday; 12:30, 4:00, 7:30 pm; Sunday 7:30 pm


ADULTS $7, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $5
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE

"BALLET 422"

Thursday, March 19-Sunday, March 22

72 minutes/US/Rated PG for brief language

From first rehearsal to world premiere, Ballet 422 takes us backstage at New York City Ballet as Justin Peck, a young up-and-coming choreographer, crafts a new work. With unprecedented access to an elite world, Ballet 422 illuminates the process behind the creation of a single ballet.

Thursday, 7:30 pm; Friday, 7:30 pm;
Saturday; 1:00, 4:00, 7:30 pm; Sunday 7:30 pm


ADULTS $7, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $5
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE

"TIMBUKTU"

Thursday, March 26-Sunday, March 29

97 minutes/Mauritania (subtitled)/Rated PG-13 for some violence and thematic elements

Not far from Timbuktu, now ruled by the religious fundamentalists, Kidane lives peacefully in the dunes with his wife Satima, his daughter Toya, and Issan, their twelve-year-old shepherd. In town, the people suffer, powerless, from the regime of terror imposed by the Jihadists determined to control their faith. Music, laughter, cigarettes, even soccer have been banned. The women have become shadows but resist with dignity. Every day, the new improvised courts issue tragic and absurd sentences. Kidane and his family are being spared the chaos that prevails in Timbuktu. But their destiny changes when Kidane accidentally kills Amadou, the fisherman who slaughtered “GPS,” his beloved cow. He now has to face the new laws of the foreign occupants.

Timbuktu is Mauritania's first entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award.

Thursday, 7:30 pm; Friday, 7:30 pm;
Saturday; 1:00, 4:00, 7:30 pm; Sunday 7:30 pm


ADULTS $7, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $5
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE
*Film: MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON (1939)

Friday, March 27, 7:00 pm
Saturday, March 28, 2:30 & 7:00 pm

Frank Capra's Capitol Hill classic comes to the Capitol Screen!  Following the death of another Senator, a governor (Guy Kibee) and political boss of a small western state (Edward Arnold) select as a replacment a popular but deeply naïve local youth leader, Jefferson Smith (James Stewart).  Arriving in Washington with high ideals, things go seemingly well for Smith when he meets his chief of Staff, Saunders (Jean Arthur) and his boyhood hero, Senator Joseph Paine (Claude Rains).  However, his high-moral ideas are not well-met by his party, and trouble soon begins to brew for the new Senator.

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington is presented in a 35mm from Sony Pictures.


GENERAL SEATING
Adults $6.50, Capitol Friends $5.50 Children (12 & Under) $2.50

"MOMMY"

Thursday, April 2-Sunday, April 5

139 minutes/Canada (French with subtitles)/Rated R for language throughout, sexual references and some violence

A passionate widowed single mom (Anne Dorval) finds herself burdened with the full-time custody of her unpredictable 15-year-old ADHD son (Antoine Olivier Pilon). As they struggle to make ends meet, Kyla (Suzanne Clément), the peculiar new neighbor across the street, offers her help. Together, they strive for a new sense of balance.

Winner of the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and Canada's official submission for Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award.

Thursday, 7:30 pm; Friday, 7:30 pm;
Saturday; 1:00, 4:00, 7:30 pm; Sunday 7:30 pm


ADULTS $7, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $5
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE

"MR. TURNER"

Thursday, April 16-Sunday, April 19

150 minutes/UK-French-German (in English)/Rated R for some sexual content

This film explores the last quarter century of the great if eccentric British painter J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851). Profoundly affected by the death of his father, loved by a housekeeper he takes for granted and occasionally exploits sexually, he forms a close relationship with a seaside landlady with whom he eventually lives incognito in Chelsea, where he dies. Throughout this, he travels, paints, stays with the country aristocracy, visits brothels, is a popular if anarchic member of the Royal Academy of Arts, has himself strapped to the mast of a ship so that he can paint a snowstorm, and is both celebrated and reviled by the public and by royalty.

Thursday, 7:30 pm; Friday, 7:30 pm;
Saturday; 12:30, 4:00, 7:30 pm; Sunday 7:30 pm


ADULTS $7, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $5
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE

"WHITE GOD"

Thursday, April 23-Sunday, April 26

121 minutes/Hungary (subtitled)/Rated R for violent content including bloody images, and language

Winner of the Un Certain Regard Prize at the 2014 Cannes Festival, Kornel Mundruczó’s newest film is a story of the indignities visited upon animals by their supposed human superiors, but it’s also a stark, beautiful metaphor for the political and cultural tensions sweeping contemporary Europe. When young Lili is forced to give up her beloved dog Hagen because its mixed-breed heritage is deemed “unfit” by The State, she and the dog begin a dangerous journey back towards each other. At the same time, all the unwanted, unloved and so-called “unfit” dogs rise up under a new leader, Hagen, the one-time housepet who has learned all too well from his “Masters” in his journey through the streets and animal control centers that man is not always dog's best friend...
   
“Fierce and beautiful. Extraordinarily choreographed.” —Manohla Dargis, The New York Times

"Emotionally rousing and technically masterful." —Guy Lodge, Variety

White God confirms Mundruczó’s position as one of Europe’s most exciting, unpredictable and technically competent directors. In a world where so many filmmakers seem to rework the same material over and over, he’s a true wild card—a filmmaker with ‘un certain regard’ if ever there was one.” —Nick Roddick, Sight & Sound

“A triumphantly idiosyncratic film with smarts and visceral impact in equal measure.”
—Jessica Kiang, The Playlist on Indiewire

Thursday, 7:30 pm; Friday, 7:30 pm;
Saturday; 1:00, 4:00, 7:30 pm; Sunday 7:30 pm


ADULTS $7, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $5
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE
The Gunther Group presents
*Concert: The World Famous
GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA

Friday, April 24, 7:00 pm

Sponsored by The Gunther Group, offering financial planning, personally designed.

Nick Hilscher, director and conductor; Natalie Angst, featured vocalist.

Even after 75 years, Glenn Miller’s musical arrangements are still heard and loved around the world—timeless icons of American culture such as Chattanooga Choo-Choo, In the Mood, Tuxedo Junction, A String of Pearls, Moonlight Serenade, Little Brown Jug and Pennsylvania 6-5000 to name a few. The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra’s unique jazz sound is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time.  

RESERVED SEATING
Adults $22, Seniors (62+) $16, Capitol Friends $13,
Children (12 & under) $8.
*Event: THE ROME ARTS HALL OF FAME

Sunday, April 26, 4:00 pm

The Rome Arts Hall of Fame honors individuals with a connection to the Rome community who have made outstanding contributions to the literary, performing, or visual arts.  The organization provides the community an opportunity to remember past contributors to the arts, to celebrate current outstanding artists, and to inspire young people in future artistic endeavors.  Inductees to be announced soon.


GENERAL SEATING
Adults $15, Students $10, Family Rate $40.
*Event: CAPITOLFEST 13

Friday-Sunday, August 7-9

Capitolfest is Central New York's premier summer Cinephile film festival—a place to see rarely-shown and newly-discovered films of the silent and early talkie era, held at the historic 1,788-seat movie palace, the Capitol Theatre, in Rome, New York, which opened in December, 1928 as a movie house.  Set in the small upstate New York city of Rome (population c.33,000) and regarded by attendees from the U.S., Canada, and Europe as the movie lover’s dream vacation, the weekend festival starts late Friday morning and ends early on Sunday evening.  Screenings are arranged by session, with each session essentially comprised of a double feature plus short subjects.  Each session contains intermissions and there are generous breaks between sessions (allowing for meals) as well.  The philosophy of Capitolfest is that there should be time to savor the films, thus our slogan, “A vacation, not a marathon.”

Visit the official Capitolfest page here.

GENERAL SEATING
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