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:
Aug 13: LADY IN A CAGE (Not Rated)
Olivia de Havilland plays Mrs. Cornelia Hilyard is a rich widow who lives in a three-story city mansion and her cage is her elevator, which stops a dozen feet short of the main floor due to an electrical failure. She rings her outside alarm, which inadvertently attracts a drunken man. He breaks into the house, ignoring her plight completely, and helps himself to various items and alcohol.
Aug 27: MY FAIR LADY (Rated G)
In this big-screen adaptation of the Broadway musical, Audrey Hepburn plays Eliza Doolittle, the London street vendor that Professor Henry Higgins (Rex Harrison) bets he can turn into a lady through proper schooling.
Sep 10: FRIED GREEN TOMATOES (Rated PG 13)
In this comedy-drama, an 83-year-old reminisces about her Depression-era life in the town of Whistle Stop, Alabama.
Sep 24: THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL (Rated PG)
In an attempt to recapture the happiness she knew in the past, an elderly woman journeys back to the small town where she raised her children. Actress Geraldine Page won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal as Carrie Watts in this film.
Oct 8: NOBODY'S FOOL (Rated R)
In this affectionate story of small town life in upstate New York, Sully, a fitfully employed 60-year-old construction worker, is a cheerful curmudgeon who has made a lifetime of bad decisions. He unexpectedly has a chance to make some of them right when his estranged son and grandson drop back into his life.
Oct 22: BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S (Not Rated)
Audrey Hepburn plays Holly Golightly, an eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian millionaire. Her next-door neighbor, a writer, is "sponsored" by a wealthy patroness. Guessing who's the right man for Holly is easy; seeing just how romance blossoms is one of the enduring delights of the film.
Location: Main Library Auditorium
Contact Information: 801-524-8200