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All Cinema Capitol Events are Capitol-produced events, and are presented in 2K DCP unless noted.
All Capitol Theatre film events are presented in 35mm with carbon arc illumination unless noted.
Doors open 45 minutes at the Capitol and 30 minutes at Cinema Capitol before each show unles noted.
the founder

The Founder


Friday, February 17 - Thursday, March 2

Watch the trailer for this film here.

115 Minutes/U.S.
Rated: (PG-13) for brief language.

The story of Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton), a salesman who turned two brothers' innovative fast food eatery, Mcdonald's, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world with a combination of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness. Kroc, impressed by the brothers' speedy system of making the food, sees dollar signs where the brothers do not. Writer Rober Siegel (The Wrestler) details how Kroc maneuvered himself into a position to be able to pull the company from the brothers and create a billion-dollar empire. The film also stars Laura Dern as Ray Kroc's first wife Ethel; John Carroll Lynch as Mac McDonald and Nick Offerman as Dick McDonald.





  Friday 3:45, 7:15; Saturday, 3:45, 7:15 pm; Sunday 12:45, 3:45; Monday - Thursday 7:15




                            Adults $7, Friends/Students $5
    CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 230 W. DOMINICK ST.,
                                NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL
                                                          
brand new

The Brand New Testament


Friday, February 17 - Thursday February 23

Watch the trailer for this film here.

112 Minutes/Belgium
Rated: (Unrated)
All showings will be subtitled.

God lives in human form as a cynical writer with his young, opinionated daughter in present-day Brussels, Belgium. She concludes that her dad is doing a terrible job and decides to rewrite the world, which leaves God angry, powerless, and adamant to get his power back. The Brand New Testament seamlessly mixes cracking humor with genuine thoughtfulness.

 




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




                            Adults $7, Friends/Students $5
    CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 230 W. DOMINICK ST.,
                                NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL
                                                           
cartoon madness
*Capitol Theatre:
Cartoon Madness
Monday, February 20 - Friday, February 24; 3:00 pm,
Saturday, February 25; 3:00 pm, 7:00 pm

A dozen color cartoons in the Warner Bros. Looney Tunes/Merrie Melodies series starring Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Elmer Fudd, and the gang! Shown via 35mm film prints on the Capitol's 20-ft. high screen. This year, A tribute to Daffy Duck!

The Cartoons: "The Foghorn Leghorn" (1948), "Bill of Hare" (1962), "For Scent-imental Reasons" (1949), "Rabbit Fire" (1951), "Ali Baba Bunny" (1957), "Duck Amuck" (1953), "Stupor Duck" (1956), "A Star is Bored" (1956), "The Ducksters" (1950), "Robin Hood Daffy" (1958), "Holiday for Drumsticks" (1949), & "Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2th Century" (1953)

Tickets:
     Adults - $4, Children (Under 12) - $3






2017 Oscar Nominated
Short Films


Friday, February 24 - Sunday, February 26

For the 12th consecutive year, Shorts HD and Magnolia Pictures present the Oscar-Nominated Short Films, with all three categories offered - Animated, Live Action, and Documentary. This is your annual chance to predict the winners--and have the edge in your Oscars pool! A perennial hit with audiences around the country (and now the world), don't miss this year's selection of shorts. The Academy Awards take place Sunday, Feb. 26th.

Animated Shorts: 86 Minutes
Live Action Shorts: 130 Minutes
Documentary Group A: 72 Minutes
Documentary Group B: 82 Minutes

Fri, Feb. 24, 4:00 pm - Documentary Shorts Group B
Fri, Feb. 24, 7:30 pm - Documentary Shorts Group A
Sat, Feb. 25, 4:00 pm - Live Action Shorts
Sat, Feb. 25, 7:30 pm - Animated Shorts
Sun, Feb. 26, 1:00 pm - Live Action Shorts
Sun, Feb. 26, 4:00 pm - Animated Shorts




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




                            Adults $7, Friends/Students $5
    CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 230 W. DOMINICK ST.,
                                NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL
                                                            




Out After Midnight Film Series:
Girl Asleep


Saturday, February 25; 10:45 pm

Watch the trailer for this film here.

77 Minutes
Rated: Unrated (Not suitable for children)

The world is closing on on Greta Driscoll. On the cusp of turning fifteen, she can't bear to leave her childhood, it contains all the things that give her comfort in this incomprehensible new world. She floats in a bubble of loserdom with her only friend Elliott, until her parents throw her a surprise 15th birthday party and she's flung into a parallel place; a world that's weirdly erotic, a little bit violent and thoroughly ludicrous - only there can she find herself. Based on the critically acclaimed production by Windmill Theatre, Girl Asleep is a journey into the absurd, scary and beautifull heart of the teenage mind.






   Admission - $8; includes pizza and soft drinks!

    CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 230 W. DOMINICK ST.,
                                NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL
                                                        
i am not your negro
 



                                                       

I Am Not Your Negro


Monday, February 27 - Thursday, March 2

Watch the trailer for this film here.

93 Minutes/U.S.
Rated: PG-13

Nominee for the Oscar for Best Documentary.  In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter desribing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives & successive assassinations of his close friends: Medgar Evers, Malcom X, & Martin Luther King, Jr. At the time of Baldwin's death in 1987, he left behind only thirty completed pages of his manuscript. Now, in his incendiary new documentary, master filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin's original words and flood of rich archival material. I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. Baldwin and Peck have produced a work that challenges the very definition of what America stands for.





  Monday - Thursday 7:30




                            Adults $7, Friends/Students $5
    CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 230 W. DOMINICK ST.,
                                NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL
                                                       
toni erdmann

Toni Erdmann


Friday, March 3 - Thursday, March 9

Watch the trailer for this film here.

162  Minutes/G.R.
Rated: R (For strong sexual content, graphic nudity, language and brief drug use)
*Shows will be subtitled in English

Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Picture. Winfried doesn't see much of his working daughter Ines. He pays her a surprise visit in Bucharest, where she's busy as a corporate strategist. The geographical change doesn't help them to see more eye to eye. Practical jokers Winfried annoys his daughter with corny pranks and jabs at her routine lifestyle of meetings and paperwork. Father and daughter reach an impasse, and Winfriend agrees to go home to Germany. Enter Toni Erdmann: Winfried's flashy alter ego. Disgusied in a tacky suit, weird wig, and fake teeth, Toni barges into Ines' work circle, claiming to be her CEO's life coach. As Toni, Winfried doesn't hold back, and Ines meets the challenge. The harder they push, the closer they become. In all the madness, Ines begins to see that her eccentric father deserves a place in her life.





  Friday 3:30, 7:30; Saturday, 3:30, 7:00 pm; Sunday 12:30, 3:45; Monday - Thursday 7:00




                            Adults $7, Friends/Students $5
    CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 230 W. DOMINICK ST.,
                                NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL
                                                       


   kedi

Kedi


Friday, March 10 - Thursday, March 16

Watch the trailer for this film here.

80 Minutes/T.R.
Rated: NR
*Shows will be subtitled in English

KEDi is not a documentary about house cats or the strays you occasionally see in your back yard. KEDi is a film about the hundreds of thousands of cats who have roamed Istanbul freely for thousands of years, wandering in and out of people's lives, impacting them in ways only animals can. Cats ansd their kittens bring joy and purpose to those they choose, giving people an opportunity to reflect on life and their place in it. In Istanbul, cats are the mirrors to ourselves. KEDi centers around the lives of several cats; some fend for themselves, scavenging from dumpsters, others are cared for by communities of people, pampered with the best cat food and given shelter for the cold months. One thing if for certain, the story of each cat will touch you.





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




                            Adults $7, Friends/Students $5
    CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 230 W. DOMINICK ST.,
                                NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL
                                                         


  

The Ottoman Lieutenant


Friday, March 10 - Thursday, March 16

Watch the trailer for this film here.

100 Minutes/
Rated: Not Rated (Some War Violence)


The Ottoman Lieutenant is the first movie to explore the eastern front of World War I, and tells the story of a beautiful, strong-willed woman (Hera Hilmar), who, frustrated by ongoing injustice at home, leaves the United States after meeting Jude, an American doctor (Josh Hartnett) who runs a remote medical mission within the Ottoman Empire - a world both exotic and dangerous, and on the brink of what is about to become the first World War. There, she finds her loaylty to Jude and the mission's founder, (Ben Kingsley) tested when she falls in love with a lieutenant in the Ottoman Imperial Army (Michiel Huisman). Now, with invading army forces at their doorstep, and the world about to plunge into all-out war, she must decide if she wants to be what other people want her to be, or to be herself.





  Friday 3:45, 7:15; Saturday, 3:45, 7:15 pm; Sunday 12:45, 3:45; Monday - Thursday 7:15




                            Adults $7, Friends/Students $5
    CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 230 W. DOMINICK ST.,
                                NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL
                                                        


The Salesman


Friday, March 17 - Thursday, March 23

Watch the trailer for this film here.

125 Minutes
Rated: PG-13 (for mature thematic elements and a brief bloody image)
All Shows will be subtitled in English


The Salesman take an ambitiously complex look at thought-provoking themes, and the well-acted results prove another consistently absorbing entry in writer-director Asghar Farhadi's distinguished filmography. Forced to leave their apartment due to a dangerous construction project in a neighboring building, a young Iranian couple moves to the center of Tehran where they become embroiled in a life-latering situation involving the previous tenant. Directed by Asghar Farhadi, who also helmed the Oscar-winning feature A Separation.





  Friday 3:45, 7:15; Saturday, 3:45, 7:15 pm; Sunday 12:45, 3:45; Monday - Thursday 7:15




                            Adults $7, Friends/Students $5
    CINEMA CAPITOL IS LOCATED AT 230 W. DOMINICK ST.,
                                NEXT DOOR TO THE CAPITOL
                                                        


  *Capitol Theatre:
John Wayne in Shepherd of the Hills (1941)
Friday, March 31; 7:00 pm
Saturday, April 1; 2:30 & 7:00 pm

Set in Ozarks (and stunningly photographed by Charles Lang), the Hentry Hathway - directed production stars John Wayne as a man obsessed with finding the man who abandoned his mother years before. Character actor Harry Carey gives one of the greatest performances of his distinguished career as the mysterious stranger who may be the very man Wayne is seeking. Aslo starring Betty Field, Beulah Bondi, James Barton, Samuel S. Hinds, Marjorie Main, Ward Bond, Marc Lawrence, and John Qualen.

The Technicolor movie runs 98 minutes, and will be shown via a restored 35mm print from Universal Pictures on the Capitol's 20-ft high Screen. Shepherd of the Hills is based on the 1907 best-selling novel by Rome, N.Y. native Harold Bell Wright. (Born in Rome in 1872, Wright was the best selling author in the U.S. for a twenty year period.

The Movie is not rated, but suitable for general audiences. (Some violence and intense scenes.)

Adults - $6.50, Seniors - $5.50, Friends - $4.50, Child - $2.50