IMPORTANT NOTE:  First Thursday Films @ the Capri moves to North Community High School in North Minneapolis in 2019-2020 while the Capri is closed for expansion and renovation.

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Come for the movies. Stay for the conversation.

Please note:  The screening of Charm City at North High has been cancelled.  Our partner, the MSP Film Society, has also postponed the 2020 MSP International Film Festival until further notice.  For more information on this, please see their website,

We continue to evaluate all of our Capri programming daily in light of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.  Updates will be published here and on our Facebook page.

Charm City – CANCELLED
April 2 |  7pm  |  $5  |  Conversation Leader: Carlos Wong
During three years of unparalleled violence in Baltimore, Charm City delivers an unexpectedly candid, observational portrait of those left on the frontlines. With grit, fury, and compassion, a group of police, citizens, and government officials grapple with the consequences of violence and try to reclaim their future.

MSPIFF Encore Please watch for updates on this screening. 
May 7  |  7pm  |  $5  |  Conversation Leader: Craig Rice
Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival (MSPIFF) Encore Screening:  This year’s MSPIFF runs April 9 – 25, 2020.  First Thursdays in May will feature an outstanding film from the festival, to be announced.

June 4  |  7pm  |  $5  |  Conversation Leader: David Grant

When a museum celebrating the Ku Klux Klan opens in a South Carolina town, the idealistic Reverend Kennedy (Forest Whitaker) strives to keep the peace even as he urges the group’s Grand Dragon (Garrett Hedlund) to disavow his racist past.

Come for the movies. Stay for the conversation.

Topical and relevant in these turbulent times, First Thursday Films aims to create a space for dialogue and better understanding.  Come for the movies. Stay for the conversation.

All of the Capri’s regular programming continues at alternate Northside locations during construction in 2019-20. Get the latest on events and the expansion and renovation. Join the Capri’s email list HERE or text CAPRITHEATER to 22828.