For Immediate Release

Media Contact:

Tadd Good

Film Programmer

Phone: 319.759.9103

Email address: [email protected]

The Capitol Announces February Movie Showings:

Groundhog Day, Paprika, Dirty Dancing, Oscar Nominated Shorts, Frozen, Green Book, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

BURLINGTON, IOWA - The Capitol is proud to announce February's film schedule, including Groundhog Day, Paprika, Dirty Dancing, Oscar Nominated Shorts, Frozen, Green Book, and Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

On Friday, February 2nd, celebrate Groundhog Day with the 1993 Bill Murray classic Groundhog Day (PG) showing at 7pm,

On February 7th, 8th and 11th Anime Expo Cinema Nights presents the last film by visionary director Satoshi Kon with his mind-bending 2006 thriller PAPRIKA (R), which has been restored in 4K for the first time. When a machine that allows therapists to enter their patients’ dreams is stolen, all hell breaks loose. Catch the subtitled showing of PAPRIKA at 7pm on Wednesday the 7th and the English dub version at 7pm on Thursday the 8th and again on 1pm on Sunday the 11th.

Celebrate the pre-Valentine's Day weekend with Dirty Dancing (PG-13), on Saturday the 10th at 7pm and enjoy a themed watermelon cocktail (Non-alcoholic version also available) during the evening from the Night Cap Listening Lounge and Bar!

Playing Friday, Saturday and Sunday, February 16-18th are the 2024 Oscar Nominated Shorts (not rated) including Animated shorts on Friday, live action shorts on Saturday, and Documentary shorts on Sunday.

On Friday, February 23rd, celebrate a FREE showing of the 2013 Disney animated hit, Frozen (PG) at 2pm, in sponsorship from the Burlington Public Library.

Celebrating Black History Month, Southeastern Community College has sponsored 2 FREE movies in February, including Green Book (PG-13) at 7pm on Wednesday the 21st, followed by Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (PG-13) at 7pm on Friday the 23rd.

Movie tickets at The Capitol are $8 for adults / $6 for seniors, kids & students and are available for purchase at & the box office.


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About The Capitol

Located in the heart of downtown Burlington, the restored Capitol Theater recaptures an era when movies and live entertainment were enjoyed in beautiful and unique theaters.

This 1937 Art Deco jewel re-opened in 2012. The intimate 367–seat venue and listening lounge, Night Cap, host independent and classic films as well as local, regional, and national touring artists performing on a 1,500–square foot stage.

The Capitol is home to monthly films and concerts as well as host of the annual Snake Alley Festival of Film held each July, and Old Couch Music Fest, a free outdoor musical festival held each August.

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