CAPA’s 2022 Summer Film Series Schedule

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — CAPA has announced its 2022 Summer Movie Series programming and discounted 10-ticket packs are now on sale.

In a statement, the arts organization shared some highlights for the 53rd installment in the film series which focuses on “classic films and cult films.” This year, 25 films will be screened from June 16 to August 14. There will be “10 series premieres, a silent film with live musical accompaniment, Fright Nite Friday and two Saturday mornings of classic cartoons,” according to CAPA.

Guests who arrive early can enjoy pre-show entertainment with star organist Clark Wilson, who returns for his 31st year with the series. Wilson is due to play the theater organ, known as “Mighty Morton”, half an hour before showtime.

Additionally, the Friday, July 15 airing of John Carpenter’s 1978 “Halloween” was dubbed “Fright Nite Friday,” with throwback elements to beloved late-night TV personality Fritz the Nite Owl. from central Ohio. According to CAPA, the evening will include a “full episode of Nite Owl Theater complete with era-appropriate retro commercials and Fritz’s signature breaks loaded with tastic antics and campy special effects.”

2022 CAPA SUMMER MOVIE SERIES

  • Thursday, June 16, 7:30 p.m.
    “The Birdcage” (1996) SERIES PREMIERE!
  • Friday and Saturday, June 17 and 18, 7:30 p.m. every day, Sunday, June 19, 2 p.m.
    “The Godfather” (1972)
  • Wednesday, June 22, 7:30 p.m.
    “In the Heat of the Night” (1967)
  • Thursday to Friday, June 23 and 24, 7:30 p.m. daily
    “Plane!” (1980)
  • Saturday, June 25, 10 a.m.
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  • Saturday June 25, 7:30 p.m., Sunday June 26, 2 p.m.
    “My Fair Lady” (1964)
  • Wednesday and Thursday June 29 and 30, 7:30 p.m. daily
    “Screaming Highs” (1939)
  • Wednesday and Thursday, July 6 and 7, 7:30 p.m. daily
    “Sudden Fear” (1952) SERIES PREMIERE!
  • Friday and Saturday, July 8 and 9, 7:30 p.m. daily
    “Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope” (Special Edition 1997) SERIES PREMIERE!
  • Sunday July 10, 2 p.m.
    “What’s up doc?” (1972)
  • Wednesday and Thursday July 13 and 14, 7:30 p.m. daily
    “It Happened One Night” (1934)
  • Friday, July 15, 7:30 p.m. FRIGHT NITE FRIDAY WITH FRITZ!
    “Halloween” (1978) FIRST SERIES!
  • Saturday July 16, 7:30 p.m., Sunday July 17, 2 p.m.
    Fiddler on the Roof” (1971)
  • Wednesday, July 20, 7:30 p.m.
    “The Bodyguard” (1992) SERIES PREMIERE!
  • Thursday and Friday, July 21 and 22, 7:30 p.m. daily
    “Our Hospitality” (1923) SILENT FILM!
  • Saturday July 23, 7:30 p.m., Sunday July 24, 2 p.m.
    “Young Frankenstein” (1974)
  • Wednesday and Thursday, July 27 and 28, 7:30 p.m. daily
    “The Grapes of Wrath” (1940)
  • Friday, July 29, 7:30 p.m. CLASSIC COMEDY DOUBLE FEATURE
    My Little Chickadee” (1940) SERIES PREMIERE!
    “That he has done?” (1942) SERIES FIRST!
  • Saturday, July 30, 10 a.m.
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  • Saturday, July 30, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 31, 2 p.m.
    Hitchcock’s “Notorious” (1946)
  • Wednesday and Thursday, August 3 and 4, 7:30 p.m. daily
    ‘The Roaring Twenties’ (1939) SERIES PREMIERE!
  • Friday and Saturday, August 5 and 6, 7:30 p.m. daily
    “Batman” (1989) SERIES PREMIERE!
  • Sunday August 7, 2 p.m.
    The Goonies (1985)
  • Wednesday August 10, 7:30 p.m.
    “The Adventures of Robin Hood” (1938)
  • Thursday and Friday, August 11 and 12, 7:30 p.m. daily
    PREMIERE OF Hitchcock’s “The Wrong Man” (1956) SERIES!
  • Saturday August 13, 7:30 p.m., Sunday August 14, 2 p.m.
    “High Society” (1956)

Packs of 10 tickets cost $40 and can be purchased in person at the CBUSArts Ticket Center (39 E. State St.), online at www.capa.comor by phone at (614) 469-0939, until Sunday, July 24. 10-pack tickets are valid for any film in any combination.

Single tickets are $6 ($5 for seniors) and go on sale Wednesday, June 1. Single tickets can be purchased in advance at the CBUSArts Ticket Center (39 E. State St.), online at www.capa.comor by phone at (614) 469-0939.

CAPA notes that 35mm prints will be screened when available and that all Saturday morning cartoons are digital.

Andrea G. Henderson