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.

Map/Directions to North High

Come for the movies. Stay for the conversation.

Love Them First: Lessons from Lucy Laney Elementary
January 2  |  7pm  |  $5  |  Conversation Leaders: Lindsey Seavert, Ben Garvin
Directors: Lindsey Seavert, Ben Garvin
The story of one year, one principal, and one heartbreaking setback as a struggling
elementary school fights to get off “the list.” An extraordinarily powerful Northside
story featuring principal Mauri Melander Friestleben, her staff, and the students
at Lucy Laney.  Tickets (coming soon)  Trailer

Come for the movies. Stay for the conversation.

Distinguished conversation leaders invite you to join in thought-provoking discussions after each film.


First Thursday Filmsis part of Black Cinema: Under the Skin, a program of films exploring Black culture and experience.  Topical and relevant in these turbulent times, Black Cinema aims to create a space for dialogue and better understanding.

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.