Savvy Senior Movies

Main Library

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Join us the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month for our series featuring films about and starring seniors. We’ll show some of your old favorites, as well as newer releases destined to become classics. All films begin at 2pm in the Main Library Auditorium, except where noted. You don’t have to be a “senior” yourself to attend—adults of all ages are welcome!

Schedule of Events:


April 23: LAST SAMURAI (Rated R for Violence)
Tom Cruise is a Civil War veteran who is hired to train the Japanese Emperor’s troops in the use of modern weapons.

May 14: ON MOONLIGHT BAY (Not Rated)
A musical about a family who moves to a small town. Their tomboy daughter begins a romance with the neighbor across the street. The film stars Doris Day and Gordon MacRae.

May 28: HEAVEN KNOWS MR. ALLISON (Not Rated)
Robert Mitchum is a Marine sergeant who is stranded on a Pacific Island in 1944 with a nun (played by Deborah Kerr). Hemmed in by Japanese soldiers on the island, they have to hide and try to avoid contact with the troops.

June 11: PRIVATE BENJAMIN (Rated R)
Goldie Hawn is Judy Benjamin, a spoiled, pampered upper-middle-class widow who joins the Army upon her new husband's untimely demise. The Army will never be the same, and neither will Private Benjamin.

June 25: SISTER ACT 2: BACK IN THE HABIT (Rated PG)
Whoopi Goldberg returns to the convent where she hid out before, this time to help an ailing inner-city school. Her help is needed in teaching the choral students at St. Francis High in San Francisco. If the gospel choir wins first place in a singing contest in Los Angeles, St. Francis will be saved from being shut down.

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Contact Information: 801-524-8200