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SHIRLEY (2020)

R | 1hr 47m | Biography, Drama, Thriller

​A famous horror writer finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple.

DIANA KENNEDY: NOTHING FANCY (2020)

NR | 1h 22m | Documentary

Cookbook author and environmental activist Diana Kennedy reflects on an unconventional life spent mastering Mexican cuisine.

THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF (2020)

NR | 1h 42m | Documentary

An artist befriends the thief who stole her paintings. She becomes his closest ally when he is severely hurt in a car crash and needs full-time care, even if her paintings are not found. But then the tables turn.

CAPITAL IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY (2019)

NR | 1h 43m | Documentary

​Adapting one of the most groundbreaking and powerful books of our time, Capital in the 21st Century is an eye-opening journey through wealth and power, that breaks the popular assumption that the accumulation of capital runs hand in hand with social progress, shining a new light on the world around us and its growing inequalities. Traveling through time from the French Revolution and other huge global shifts, to world wars and through to the rise of new technologies today, the film assembles accessible pop-culture references coupled with interviews of some of the world's most influential experts delivering an insightful and empowering journey through the past and into our future.

BEYOND THE VISIBLE - HILMA AF KLINT (2019)

NR | 93m | Documentary, Art

The first abstract artist was a woman, misjudged and concealed, Hilma Klint rocks the art world with her mind-blowing oeuvre.

SPACESHIP EARTH (2020)

PG | 99m | Documentary

​A look at the group of people who built the Biosphere 2, a giant replica of the earth's ecosystem, in 1991.

BOOKSELLERS (2019)

PG | 99m | Documentary

A behind-the-scenes look at the New York rare book world.

Magnolia Pictures: A Few of Our Favorite Docs Series

Capitol City Cinema and Magnolia Pictures have partnered to bring back some of our favorite documentaries! Not only do you have the opportunity to watch (or rewatch) some of the best documentaries from Magnolia Pictures, but you also can tune in for a LIVE Q&A with the film directors & participate in supporting their favorite charities (10% of each ticket goes to a charity of the directors choice.)

  • opening 5/15 – RBG (Q&A on 5/20 with directors Betsy West and Julie Cohen, moderated by Melena Ryzik from the New York Times. Charity: NYU Langone’s food pantry, The Table) // Click here to watch: https://watch.eventive.org/rbgmovie/play/5ebc7a722a22600062188ca6.

  • opening 5/22 – LIFE ITSELF (Q&A on 5/27 with Chaz Ebert in conversation with director Steve James. Charity: Cinema Worker Solidarity Fund) // Click here to watch: https://watch.eventive.org/lifeitselfmovie/play/5ebc99e8165991004e318e13.

  • opening 5/29 – BLACKFISH (Q&A on 6/3 with director Gabriela Cowperthwaite. Charity: GiveDirectly’s COVID relief fund)

  • opening 6/5 – HAIL SATAN? (Q&A on 6/10 with director Penny Lane in conversation with Lucien Greaves, head of The Satanic Temple. Charity: GiveDirectly’s COVID relief fund)

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JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE (2020)

PG | 1h 55m | Documentary

The film explores Georgia representative's 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health care reform, and immigration.

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