Capri: Fences


Capri Theater Thu, Sep 7, 2017 7:00 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$5.00
Film Info
Program:First Thursday Films @ The Capri
Culture & Society
Family Drama
Oscar Winner
Release Year:2016
Runtime:139 min
Festivals & Awards:Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, Academy Awards 2017
Director:Denzel Washington
Producer:Todd Black
Scott Rudin
Denzel Washington
Cinematographer:Charlotte Bruus Christensen
Screenwriter:August Wilson
Editor:Hughes Winborne
Composer:Marcelo Zarvos
Principal Cast:Denzel Washington
Viola Davis
Stephen Henderson
Jovan Adepo
Russell Hornsby
Mykelti Williamson
Filmography:The Great Debaters ('07)
Antwone Fisher ('02)


Post-Show Discussion with Tony Award nominated director and playwright Marion McClinton.

Playwright August Wilson's masterpiece about a working-class African-American father's struggle to raise his family in the 1950s while coming to terms with the events of his life. Directed by and starring Denzel Washington (American Gangster, Training Day, Malcolm X) alongside Viola Davis (How to Get Away with Murder, The Help) in her Academy-Award winning role, the film takes a passionate look at former Negro-league baseball player Troy Maxson (Washington) as he fights to provide for those he loves in a world that threatens to push him down. This directorial triumph pulses with the universal truths of love and forgiveness, despite what lies beyond your own fence.

Sponsored By:

This screening is a part of Black Cinema: Under the Skin, a program of films by Black filmmakers and exploring Black culture and experience. Topical and relevant in these turbulent times, Black Cinema aims to create a space for dialogue and better understanding. Presented with support by:





A series of films presented in partnership with the Capri Theater on the first Thursday of every month, with speakers invited to lead post-film discussions with audiences.

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