Cleveland International Film Festival } March 27 – April 7, 2019 } Tower City Cinemas

Capitol Theatre Evening - Wednesday

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 6:30 PM

Capitol Theatre
1390 West 65th Street
Cleveland, OH 44102
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Parking: A parking lot is located next to the theater off West 65th Street. Additional parking is available one block south of the Capitol (behind Gypsy Beans). Parking is also available one block east on Detroit Avenue.

With generous support from: Tom and Anita Cook



Wednesday, April 11, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM


There are films that make money and there are films that endure. Renegade director Hal Ashby made the latter. A passionate and obsessive craftsman, Ashby had serious authority issues with the studio power structure. Hitchhiking to L.A. when he was 17, Ashby’s first job was running a copy machine at Universal. After coming under the tutelage of director Norman Jewison, Ashby began editing film, winning an Oscar® for “In The Heat of the Night.” Before long, Jewison got him a chance to direct—and a new force of nature hit Hollywood. The director of such beloved movies as “Harold and...


Wednesday, April 11, 2018 8:45 PM - 10:18 PM


In September 1983, 38 IRA members escaped from the most secure prison in Europe, the HM Prison Maze. The “Great Escape,” as it came to be known to Irish Republicans, was the biggest European prison break since World War II. And it was a huge morale booster for the IRA, which had recently suffered a great loss. Inspired by these infamous events, MAZE blends historical accuracy with a compelling and suspenseful plot. The film’s central relationship is between Larry Marley, an IRA prisoner who conceives the plan, and Gordon Close, a prison guard who is tricked into trusting Marley, as...

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