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 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)
Evelyn (Kathy Bates), a timid and unhappy housewife, meets the elderly Ninny (Jessica Tandy) in a nursing home. Over several encounters, Evelyn finds out from Ninny about the now-abandoned town of Whistle Stop, Alabama, and of the value of friendship.
Sep 24: THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL (Rated PG)
Carrie (Geraldine Page) is an elderly woman living in Houston, Texas, who yearns to return to the small town where she grew up. Despite being frequently stopped by her son and daughter-in-law, she is determined to attempt to travel to her childhood home in Bountiful.
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