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After months of virtual programming, the Capitol City Cinema is bring back patrons with its Classics at the Cinema film series.

The series kicked off Wednesday with "Charade" at the cinema, 126 E. High St., and a different, iconic movie will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays each week through Aug. 25.

"We are so excited to kick-off our reopening with the classic film series," cinema Executive Director Dalton Turner said in a news release. "Classic films are something we are asked about often, and I'm happy we can finally tell our patrons they can see them at the Cinema. I hope you'll check out our lineup and join us for a film."

Next week's showing will be "The Gold Rush," a 1925 silent comedy written, produced and directed by Charlie Chaplin. For a list of other upcoming classic films, visit the Capitol City Cinema website.

Tickets, which typically cost $9, can be purchased before each film at the box office. Cinema members should present their membership card at the box office to receive member pricing.

In addition to the new film series, the cinema is bringing back In the Park After Dark later in the month.

The outdoor film series, sponsored by Hawthorn Bank, will showcase three nostalgic family favorites — "The Goonies" on June 26, "Mamma Mia!" on Aug. 28 and "Hocus Pocus" on Oct. 30 — at the newly renovated amphitheater at Riverside Park. Events begin at 8 p.m. with showings started at dark.

The Capitol City Cinema is a single-screen cinema located in downtown Jefferson City. The organization is a nonprofit, community-based, member-supported arthouse theater specializing in independent, foreign and documentary films.

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