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(*) Denotes a Capitol-produced event
All Cinema Capitol Events are Capitol-produced events unless noted

"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
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
*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 naďve 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; 12:30, 4:00, 7:30 pm; Sunday 
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

"MR. TURNER"

Thursday, April 9-Sunday, April 12

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
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

"STILL ALICE"

Thursday, April 16-Sunday, April 19

99 minutes/USA/Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, and brief language including a sexual reference

Dr. Alice Howland (Academy Award-winner Julianne Moore) is a renowned linguistics professor at Columbia University. When words begin to escape her and she starts becoming lost on her daily jogs, Alice must come face-to-face with a devastating diagnosis: early-onset Alzheimer's disease. As the once-vibrant woman struggles to hang on to her sense of self for as long as possible, Alice's three grown children must watch helplessly as their mother disappears more and more with each passing day.

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

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

Royal Opera House Live presents
"SWAN LAKE"


Sunday, April 19, 1:00 pm
Wednesday, April 22, 6:30 pm

Swan Lake was Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky's first score for ballet. Its 1877 premiere was poorly received, but it has since become one of the most loved of all ballets. The twinned role of the radiant White Swan and the scheming, duplicitous Black Swan tests the full range of a ballerina's powers, particularly in the two great pas de deux of Acts II and III. Other highlights include the charming Dance of the Little Swans performed by a moonlit lake and sweeping ballroom waltzes in the splendour of the royal palace.

Anthony Dowell's glorious interpretation uses classical choreography created by Lev Ivanov and Marius Petipa for the ballet's revised 1895 version. Dramatic costumes emphasize the contrast between human and spirit worlds, while glowing lanterns, shimmering fabrics and designs inspired by the work of Peter Carl Fabergé create a magical setting.

RUNNING TIME: 3 HOURS (INCLUDING 2 INTERVALS)


ADULTS $17, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $15
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 
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
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.

Afred Hitchcock's
"FRENZY"


Thursday, April 30-Sunday, May 3

116 minutes/US/UK/Rated R

More gruesome and graphic than Psycho due to the relaxation of censorship in the 70s, this typically English and at times terrifying story of a sex killer at large, written by Anthony Shaffer, screenwriter of Sleuth and The Wicker Man, deploys Hitchcock’s Wrong Man plot standby one last time. Jon Finch (Polanski’s Macbeth) plays the disaffected bartender and ex-RAF pilot suspected by the police of being the “Necktie Killer” after the murder of his ex-wife. In fact the killer is his cheerful Cockney mate, fruit merchant Bob Rusk, brilliantly portrayed by Barry Foster. Hitchcock has great, morbid fun with a fine cast of English character actors—Billie Whitelaw, Alec McCowan, Anna Massey, Bernard Cribbins, Jean Marsh, Vivien Merchant, and Michael Bates—and clearly relishes shooting on location in London with Covent Garden, the market where his greengrocer father worked, serving as ground zero for the murders.
    

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

ADULTS $7, FRIENDS/STUDENTS $5
CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 234 W. DOMINICK ST.,
NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE
*Stage: The National Players in
"TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD"

Saturday, May 9, 7:30 pm

A sleepy, southern town confronts difference and justice through the eyes of six-year old Scout.  In the heroics of her father, the struggles of her friends and neighbors, and the threat of a boogeyman, Scout lives through the joys of childhood innocence and the pains of growing up. Based on Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, National Players is proud to stage this tale for the first time in its 65-year history.


RESERVED SEATING
Adults $17, Seniors (62+) $16, Capitol Friends $15, Students and Children $12
*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
Tickets available through the Capitolfest page.