Come celebrate the ninth annual Capital City Film Festival with us at the Red Carpet Premiere Party! Hang out with filmmakers, musicians, and artists as part of the 11-day festival lineup. We’ll have plenty of beer, wine, and spirits for drinking, appetizers to go around, and live music at this year’s party hosted by Impression 5 Science Center.
WHEN: Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 5:15 – 7:15pm WHERE: Impression 5 Science Center, 200 Museum Drive, Lansing MI 48933 TICKETS: There are THREE ways to attend the Red Carpet Premiere Party:
1) Purchase a $10 ticket to the Red Carpet Premiere Party here.
2) Buy a $50 all-access pass (includes admission to all film screenings, concerts, and parties during CCFF 2019):ccff.co/passes
3) Volunteer for a shift during the 2019 festival! Sign up for a shift here. Contact CCFF Coordinator Jill Rinckey at email@example.com if you have questions.
Make a night of it and head straight from the Red Carpet Premiere Party to the Opening Night Feature Film, Timothy Busfield’s GUEST ARTIST, starring Jeff Daniels, right next door at Riverwalk Theatre. Two back-to-back screenings at 7:15pm and 9:15pm. Capacity is limited, so buy your ticket to secure your seat! If you are an all-access passholder, please plan to arrive early.
PLAY at CCFF powered by Michigan State University is a hands-on, interactive media and gaming showcase for all ages, offering the opportunity to explore and experience the latest in virtual reality technology, gaming, and interactive filmmaking.
The exhibit gallery will feature:
MSU produced and award-winning Plunder Panic, a Swashbuckling, up to 12-person multiplayer arcade game where two rival crews battle for supremacy on the high seas
Retro arcade cabinets, desktop and mobile stations showcasing student designed games for education and entertainment
Virtual Reality Experiences such as H2-O-NO!, VRchery and Mechalangelo
PLUS! Get a chance to playtest the latest games in development
Thursday, April 18th from 5:00 – 8:00 PM (FREE Launch Party)
Friday, Aprill 19th from 10:00 AM – 7:30 PM*
Saturday, April 20th from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM* *Free for CCFF pass/ticket holders and Impression 5 Science Center patrons. Available to the public at the price of regular Impression 5 admission. CCFF pass/ticket holders who want to experience the rest of Impression 5 receive half-off admission.
The Capital City Film Festival’s House of More schedule is here! Come explore the video art exhibition featuring immersive experiences and live electronic and experimental performances highlighting emerging artists.
Taking principles from Laboria Cubonik’s Xenofeminist Manifesto [XFM] and black feminist critical theory, House of More will explore how women, LGBTQ, and gender-non-conforming individuals within art and the world explore technology to change the future. Curated by Crystal Gause.
FREE and open to the public:
Friday, April 12: 7pm-12am
House of More Opening Night soundtracked by BLVCK ICE 8pm-12am
Saturday, April 13: 1-11pm
Live performances by Wing Vilma wsg/ Normandd 7-10pm
Sunday, April 14: 1-6pm
Live performances by Lu Fuki and Divine Providence wsg/ Pete Jon 3-6pm
Monday, April 15: 1-6pm
Tuesday, April 16: 1-6pm
Wednesday, April 17: 1-6pm
Thursday, April 18: 1-6pm
Friday, April 19: 1-11pm
Live performances by River Spirit wsg/ Mel N 7-10pm
Saturday, April 20: 1-6pm
Sunday, April 21: 1-6pm
Live performances by Jes Kramer wsg/ Sophiyah E. 3-6pm
The Robin Theatre | 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48910
The House of More at the 2019 CCFF is supported in part by the First Impressions Grant Program funded by the City of Lansing and administered by the Arts Council of Greater Lansing.
Two weekends of CCFF means two weekends full of live music! Get ready for FIVE shows at The Avenue this year. Scroll through the lineup below, and remember: you can grab a $50 all-access pass for entry to ALL concerts, film screenings, and parties during the 2019 Capital City Film Festival, April 11-21. It’s an awesome deal, for real.
DETAILS: Doors at 9pm // 21+ // $5 at the door only
We’re joining up with Fusion Shows once again to bring you SIX stellar shows during the 2019 festival! Check out the lineup and ticket links by clicking on the image below. As always, you can grab a $50 all-access pass [right here] for entry to ALL concerts, film screenings, and parties during the Capital City Film Festival – April 11-21, 2019.
The House of More returns to CCFF 2019 in full bloom. What was a four-day event now extends to 10 days of digital and interactive art, including virtuality reality experiences, explorative video games, and live electronic, experimental performances featuring artists from Michigan and beyond.
Joined by guest curator Crystal Gause, the House of More will begin taking submissions under the theme of “RE:engineering” starting February 8. Taking principles from Laboria Cubonik’s Xenofeminist Manifesto [XFM] and black feminist critical theory, #hom19 will explore how women, LGBTQ, and gender-non-conforming individuals within art and the world explore technology to change the future.
The following mediums will be accepted for consideration:
Our annual Brew & View series is back! You know the drill—we’re showing a couple throwback flicks paired with live music at one of our favorite watering holes, The Avenue (2021 E Michigan Ave.), FREE and open to all. Movies start at 8pm and music will immediately follow. Drinks and grub available for purchase at The Avenue.
Wow, what a way to end 2018: receiving the Arts & Cultural Organization of the year award by the Arts Council of Greater Lansing! We take these accolades as a challenge to do even better, and are stoked to share what’s in store for the ninth edition of CCFF, April 11-21. More about the award here.
The 2019 Capital City Film Festival call for entries is now OPEN. Select the submission platform of your choice below for consideration in the ninth annual CCFF taking place April 11-21, 2019. Oh, and hey – good luck!
Questions about entries? Email Jason Gabriel at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a ring at 517.483.4058