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2019 CAPA Summer Movie Series

The CAPA Summer Movie Series, the longest-running classic film series in America, today announced the movie lineup for its 50th series of classic films and cult favorites. Made possible through the generous support of PVS Chemicals, the 2019 Series will run June 14–August 11 at the historic Ohio Theatre (39 E. State St.) and feature 26 films over nine weeks. As part of its 50th anniversary year-long celebration, admission for all showings during opening weekend, June 14-16, will be 50¢. In addition, admission to the Cartoon Capers program on Saturday, July 27, is free with a Columbus Metropolitan Library card.

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Tickets

Summer Movie Series ticket strips, one of central Ohio's best entertainment bargains, can be purchased now through Sunday, July 28, at the CAPA Ticket Center (39 E. State St.) or www.ticketmaster.com. Strips of 10 tickets are $30, a savings of $2 per ticket off day-of-show prices. Phone orders for strip tickets can be placed by calling (614) 469-0939. For more information or to download an order form, please visit www.capa.com. Strip tickets are good for any film in any combination.

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Day-of-show tickets to individual films are $5 and go on sale one hour prior to show time at the Ohio Theatre kiosk. Senior citizen tickets are $4. Kiosk sales are cash only.

50¢ Tickets

As part of its 50th anniversary year-long celebration, admission for all showings during opening weekend, June 14-16, will be 50¢. In addition, admission to the Cartoon Capers program on Saturday, July 27, is free with a Columbus Metropolitan Library card.

Audio-Described Films

Select screenings will be audio-described for visually impaired persons at no extra charge. Audio description allows patrons to hear a scene-by-scene narration of the on-screen action while they listen to the movie dialogue. Audio-described screenings for 2019:

Strangers on a Train – Sunday June 23, 2pm
The Music Man – Sunday, June 30, 2 pm
Bringing Up Baby – Wednesday, July 17, 7:30 pm
The Gay Divorcee – Sunday, August 4, 2 pm

For more information, contact Elena Perantoni at (614) 469-1045.

 

2019 CAPA Summer Movie Series Lineup:

Casablanca (1942)

Fri, June 14, 7:30 pm
Sat, June 15, 7:30 pm
Sun, June 16, 2 pm & 7:30 pm

50¢ tickets to all screenings!

Back to the Future (1985)

Weds & Thurs, June 19 & 20
7:30 pm daily

Rated PG

Cartoon Capers

Sat, June 22
10 am

Hitchcock's Strangers on a Train (1951)

Sat, June 22, 7:30 pm
Sun, June 23, 2 pm & 7:30 pm

True Grit (1969)

Weds & Thurs, June 26 & 27
7:30 pm daily

Series Premiere

SCI-FI Double Feature

Fri,June 28
7:30 pm

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
Series Premiere

This Island Earth (1955)
Series Premiere

The Music Man (1962)

Sat, June 29, 7:30 pm
Sun, June 30, 2 pm & 7:30 pm

Lady Sings the Blues (1972)

Fri, July 5
7:30 pm

Series Premiere | Rated R

Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

Sat, July 6, 7:30 pm
Sun, July 7, 2 pm & 7:30 pm

Series Premiere

Sabrina (1954)

Weds & Thurs, July 10 & 11
7:30 pm daily

FRIGHT NITE FRIDAY WITH FRITZ!

Fri, July 12
7:30 pm

Jaws (1975)
Rated PG

West Side Story (1961)

Sat, July 13, 7:30 pm
Sun, July 14, 2 pm & 7:30 pm

Hitchcock's Vertigo (1958)

Sat, July 20, 7:30 pm
Sun, July 21, 2 pm & 7:30 pm

Rated PG

Pillow Talk (1959)

Weds & Thurs, July 24 & 25
7:30 pm daily

FILM NOIR DOUBLE FEATURE

Fri, July 26
7:30 pm

Murder, My Sweet (1944)
Series Premiere

The Narrow Margin (1952)
Series Premiere

Cartoon Capers

Sat, July 27
10 am

Free admission with your Columbus Metropolitan Library card.

Woman of the Year (1942)

Sat, July 27, 7:30 pm
Sun, July 28, 2 pm & 7:30 pm

Jezebel (1938)

Weds & Thurs, July 31 & August 1
7:30 pm daily

Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

Friday, August 2, 7:30pm

Series Premiere | Rated PG-13

The Gay Divorcee (1934)

Sat, August 3, 7:30 pm
Sun, August 4, 2 pm & 7:30 pm

Witness for the Prosecution (1957)

Weds & Thurs, August 7 & 8
7:30 pm daily

Rated PG

Enter the Dragon (1973)

Fri, August 9
7:30 pm

Series Premiere | Rated R

Oklahoma! (1955)

Sat, August 10, 7:30 pm
Sun, August 11, 2 pm & 7:30pm

Sunday Shorts with CCAD

As part of a year-long collaboration in support of CAPA’s 50th anniversary and Columbus College of Art & Design’s 140th anniversary, the 2019 CAPA Summer Movie Series will show film, video, and animation shorts from CCAD student filmmakers prior to both Sunday feature-length screenings at 2 pm and 7:30 pm.

Ohio Theatre Tours

As part of the 2019 CAPA Summer Movie Series, CAPA will offer a behind-the-scenes look at the historic Ohio Theatre with free, one-hour-long, guided tours complete with a light show and organ demonstration by Clark Wilson on the “Mighty Morton” theatre organ. A reservation is required and space is limited.

2019 tour dates start at 4 pm on the following days:

  • June 15
  • June 29
  • July 6
  • July 20
  • August 3

To make a reservation, send an email to [email protected] with the number of people in your party and preferred tour date. Tours are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis and do include stairs.