Virtual Screenings

The virtual screening room is not something set up through The Cape Cinema directly. Instead we are working with distributors who will be providing film rentals for streaming purposes on a case-by-case basis. As such the ticket costs may vary, but we will present such details for each offering we can provide. Please note that there is no way for us to handle member pricing for these tickets as this is done differently than normal. For these screenings the distributor is getting the money from you and then paying us a percentage of that (normally this happens the other way around). As such we cannot accept any gift cards for these screenings.


Do not worry however! For those of you concerned about what this means for your memberships or gift cards, we have you covered. Gift cards will still be usable once we re-open and you can make it back into the Cinema. Additionally, we currently plan on extending memberships after this is all over to help make up for lost time.


As you purchase the rental/access to these films, please make sure to read the instructions provided by each individual distributor. It is likely that you will need to make an account in order to watch the films and you will have limited time-frames with which to watch it. We will do our best to provide any information here about each film, but do keep in mind we are not in direct control over those accounts, the streaming, or the transactions.


If you have any questions about acessing these films or how to get these films to cast to your television, please head on over to our FAQs page. If you cannot find the answers you are looking for there, please send us an e-mail, We will do our best to keep the FAQs up to date with any major questions we get as things progess.


2021 Oscar Nominated Shorts

Live Action:The Present – Farah Nabulsi (Palestine), Feeling Through – Doug Roland and Susan Ruzenski (USA), Two Distant Strangers – Travon Free and Martin Desmond Roe (USA), White Eye – Tomer Shushan and Shira Hochman (Israel), The Letter Room – Elvira Lind and Sofia Sondervan (USA). Run time of 2 hours 10 minutes

Animation:Burrow – Madeline Sharafian and Michael Capbarat (USA), Genius Loci – Adrien Mérigeau and Amaury Ovise (France), Opera – Erick Oh (USA/South Korea), If Anything Happens I Love You – Will McCormack and Michael Govier (USA), Yes-People – Gísli Darri Halldórsson and Arnar Gunnarsson (Iceland), BONUS FILMS: Kapaemahu (USA), The Snail and the Whale (UK/Germany), To Gerard (USA). Run time of 1 hours 39 minutes

Documentary:A Love Song for Latasha – Sophia Nahli Allison and Janice Duncan (USA, 18 min.), Do Not Split – Anders Hammer and Charlotte Cook (USA/Norway, 36 min.), Hunger Ward – Skye Fitzgerald and Michael Scheuerman (USA, 40 min.), Colette – Anthony Giacchino and Alice Doyard (France/Germany/USA, 24 min.), A Concerto Is a Conversation – Ben Proudfoot and Kris Bowers (USA, 13 min.). Run time of 2 hours 16 minutes

Ticket Pricing: $12.00 for each series
Availability After Rental: 72 hours
Trailer Link: WATCH HERE

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Still Life In Lodz

In the film “Still Life in Lodz”, the metaphor of the painting is used to tell the story of Lilka Elbaum, now living in Boston, who returns to Lodz in search of objects from her memory. In her journey Lilka is accompanied by Paul Celler, a New Yorker and Roni Ben Ari, an Israeli with shared histories, which bind them to Lodz and the quest to find traces of family memories.

Director Slawomir Grünberg, an outstanding documentary filmmaker and prestigious Emmy-award winner, tells the story of the once vibrant Jewish community in Lodz, its almost total destruction during the Shoah, its post-war revival, expulsion from Poland in 1968, and finally, its present-day Jewish community. Using an innovative format, this historical essay combines unique archival materials, authentic drawings from the Ghetto, elements of the modern language of creative animation and special effects with the modern documentary scenes.

Running time:1 hour 15 minutes
Ticket Pricing: $12.00
Availability After Rental: 72 hours
Trailer Link: WATCH HERE


The People Vs Agent Orange

The Agent Orange catastrophe did not end with the Vietnam War. Today, the world over, a primary chemical of the toxic defoliant controls weeds in farming, forestry, parks, playgrounds… It wreaks havoc on the human genome, causing deformed births and deadly cancers.

After decades of struggle and tragic personal losses, two heroic women are leading a worldwide movement to end the plague and hold the manufacturers accountable. In France, Tran To Nga is suing the American chemical industry for poisoning her in Vietnam. In America, Carol Van Strum exposes the continuing use of toxic herbicides. Incriminating documents disappear. Activists are threatened. A helicopter technician secretly films the contamination of reservoirs, while a massive industrial cover-up goes on.

Running time:1 hour 27 minutes
Ticket Pricing: $12.00
Availability After Rental: 72 hours
Trailer Link: WATCH HERE


Un Film Dramatique

Commissioned as a dedicated artwork for the newly constructed Dora Maar middle school on the outskirts of Paris, Un Film Dramatique is a lively portrait of the first class to attend the school, filmed over the course of four years. The group of 22 middle schoolers discuss the drama of their daily lives and experiment with cameras and equipment. They are the film's subjects, and also its makers.

With a refreshingly uninhibited approach, Baudelaire (Letters to Max, The Anabasis of May...) offers a new perspective on the realities of our current socio-political moment that is both playful and purposeful. As the students debate the approaching elections and the immigration crisis, they also seek to answer a key political question--what are we doing here together?

**French with English Subtitles**

Running time:1 hours 55 minutes
Ticket Pricing: $12.00
Availability After Rental: 3 days
Trailer Link: WATCH HERE


Leona

"Leona" is an intimate, insightful, and moving film that tells the story of a young Jewish woman from Mexico City who finds herself torn between her family and her forbidden love. Ripe with all the drama and interpersonal conflicts of a Jane Austen novel, watching her negotiate the labyrinth of familial pressure, religious precedent, and her own burgeoning sentiment is both painful and beautiful – there are no easy choices to be made and the viewer travels back and forth with her as she struggles with her heart to take the best path.

Running time:1 hours 34 minutes
Ticket Pricing: $12.00
Availability After Rental: 1 week
Trailer Link: WATCH HERE


The Salt of Tears

Veteran filmmaker Philippe Garrel once again fashions a pinpoint-precise and economical study of young love and its prevarications, which ever so gradually blossoms into an emotionally resonant moral tale. Handsome Luc (Logann Antuofermo), following in his aging father’s footsteps to study the craft of furniture joining, doesn’t appear to have any trouble meeting and dating women; as the film opens he’s aggressively courting Djemila (Oulaya Amamra) at a Paris bus stop. Skeptical yet ultimately trusting, Djemila will not be Luc’s one and only. Constructed and composed with crystalline austerity, and co-written with Jean-Claude Carrière and Arlette Langmann—who collaborated on Garrel’s last two films, In the Shadow of Women (NYFF53) and Lover for a Day (NYFF55)—The Salt of Tears is a pocket portrait that demonstrates the persistent vitality of one of French cinema’s great observers of the callowness of youth.

**French with English Subtitles**

Running time:1 hour 40 minutes
Ticket Pricing: $10.00
Availability After Rental: 3 days
Trailer Link: WATCH HERE