Enjoy a variety of hand picked classic movies each month in Fort Edmonton Park’s Cinema Series.


Played in the historic Capitol Theatre, each film in the Cinema Series is selected by Artistic Director Dana Anderson, who introduces the film each week. Every month features a new line up of popular movies from the past sure to give you a classic film experience to remember.

The Capitol Theatre was rebuilt in summer 2011 and is a beautiful recreation of the original Capitol Theatre from 1929. With modern construction combined with design from the past, you can relive the magic of classic film with all of the comforts of a modern movie theatre.


Complement your vintage Cinema Series experience by enjoying a variety of concession items that are unique to the Capitol Theatre. Enjoy sweet and savoury treats and refreshing beverages, as well as domestic and imported beer, wine and hi balls for adults!

Concession items:

  • Twizzlers
  • Black or Red Nibs
  • Pretzel Bag
  • Pop, Juice, Bottle Water, Coffee and Tea
  • Domestic and Imported Beer
  • Wine
  • Hi Balls

Make a night out of it by adding a freshly prepared picnic dinner before your Cinema Series film. Find out more about what movies and menu options are available to plan your next outing! This package is available from July 6 – August 31, 2017.

Between these dates, you can pick up your basket at the Hotel Selkirk Front Desk after 5 pm. 

  • Fresh Veggies with Ranch Dip (Carrot, Celery & Cucumber with Gluten free ranch dip)
  • Garden Salad, with Dressing Italian or Balsamic Vinaigrette (Fresh spring mix with a choice of dressing to choose from Italian or Balsamic)
  • Sandwich any one of your choices;
    • Roast Beef (Freshly baked deli Loaf with Horseradish mayo, slice roast beef and lettuce)
    • Turkey (Freshly baked deli Loaf with mustard mayo, slice turkey breast and shredded lettuce)
    • Tomato (Freshly baked deli Loaf with chipotle mayo, slice cheese, tomato and lettuce)
    • Ham & Cheese (Freshly baked deli Loaf with chipotle mayo, black forest ham, slice cheese and lettuce)
    • Whole seasonal fruit
  • Homemade Fudge Brownies (Home made fresh brownie)
  • Bottled Water

All picnic baskets come with a blanket and disposal cutlery set.

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Please note that purchasing additional admission to the park for your show is not required.

August 2017

  • Cinema Series - CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, 1968
    August 24, 2017 7:30 pm

    DIRECTOR: KEN HUGHES | RATED G Ian Fleming of James Bond fame wrote this amazing children’s story about a down-on- his-luck inventor that turns a broken down Grand Prix car into a flying automobile for his children. This is another great night for a picnic and a movie.

  • Cinema Series - THE UNTOUCHABLES, 1987
    August 31, 2017 7:30 pm

    DIRECTOR: BRIAN DE PALMA | RATED 18A Put on your fedoras and flapper dresses and travel back with us to the 1920s. Spend the evening with Al Capone and Elliot Ness as they blaze their way through prohibition Chicago. A great excuse to get all dolled up and hang out at the Mahogany Bar then see a cinema classic.

September 2017

  • Cinema Series - THE OUTLAW JOSEY WALES, 1976
    September 7, 2017 7:30 pm

    DIRECTOR: CLINT EASTWOOD | RATED 14A Clint Eastwood stars and directs this epic adventure about a Missouri farmer that joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from Union Soldiers that murdered his family. Chief Dan George and Will Samson add some gravitas to this sprawling western tale.

  • Cinema Series - LITTLE BIG MAN, 1970
    September 14, 2017 7:30 pm

    DIRECTOR: ARTHUR PENN | RATED PG13 Dustin Hoffman plays a 100 year old man who recounts his adventures in the old west. This is one of the first Hollywood films to actually deal with some sensitivity to the North American indigenous culture. Chief Dan George was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor.

  • Cinema Series - THE STING, 1973
    September 21, 2017 7:30 pm

    DIRECTOR: : GEORGE ROY HILL| RATED PG The Sting is a 1973 American caper film set in September 1936 involving a complicated plot by two professional grifters to con a mob boss…. this movie teams up Robert Redford and Paul Newman again after their success with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid their chemistry is a joy to watch and the theme song is a catchy earwig that you will be humming all the way home.

  • Cinema Series - 2001 SPACE ODYSSEY, 1968
    September 28, 2017 7:30 pm

    DIRECTOR: STANLEY KUBRICK | RATED G This is the granddaddy of all science fiction films. It covers the history of man from birth to death as he explores the outer reaches of the universe. A mind-boggling must see that sets the bar for all science fiction movies to follow.

October 2017

  • Cinema Series - DOUBLE FEATURE - THE SHINING & ROOM 237
    October 19, 2017 7:30 pm

    The Shining DIRECTOR: STANLEY KUBRICK | RATED R Jack Torrance, played by Jack Nicholson, becomes the winter caretaker at the isolated Overlook Hotel in Colorado to cure his writer’s block. He settles in along with
his wife Wendy and his son Danny who was plagued by a psychic premonition. As Jack’s writing goes nowhere and Danny’s visions become more disturbing, Jack begins to unravel.

    Room 237 DIRECTOR: RODNEY ASCHER | RATED 14A A documentary about a conspiracy theory that surmises that Stanley Kubrick was hired by NASA to fake the moon landing in case it didn’t go as planned. It is filled with the speculation that the movie The Shining is Kubrick’s way of telling the world that he was indeed part of a secret covert operation to deceive the public. It examines the many clues that Kubrick has supposedly hidden in the film.