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:
Nov 11: No screening due to Veteran's Day
Nov 25: HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (PG–13)
When her teenage daughter opts out of Thanksgiving, single mother Claudia Larson travels alone to her childhood home for an explosive holiday dinner with her dysfunctional family. Claudia quickly tires of her parents, sister, brother-in-law, and aunt, but the evening becomes more interesting when sparks fly between Claudia and her brother's handsome friend Leo.
Dec 9: MISS PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY (PG–13)
Guinevere Pettigrew, a governess in 1939 London, finds herself out of work after being fired from her fourth job. Nearly out of options, Miss Pettigrew takes an uncharacteristic gamble when she steals the details of a colleague’s intriguing assignment and decides to pursue it herself.
Dec 23: CHRISTMAS WITH THE KRANKS (PG)
Finally alone for the holidays, empty-nesters Luther and Nora Krank plan to skip Christmas and take a cruise instead. Their plans don’t sit well with their holiday-obsessed neighbors, and are further complicated when their daughter announces a surprise Christmas visit. In order to get ready for their daughter and avoid being outcasts, the Kranks must perform a miracle.
Jan 13: SEABISCUIT (PG)
During the Great Depression, a businessman mourning his son’s death, a jockey with a history of injuries, and a down-and-out horse trainer team up to help an undersized racehorse named Seabiscuit. Although at first the horse struggles to win, eventually Seabiscuit becomes a legend, and inspires a nation when it needed it most.
Jan 27: No screening due to the Sundance Film Festival
Feb 10: SHADOW OF THE THIN MAN (Not Rated)
Retired Detective Nick Charles learns about the murder of a race jockey, but refuses to involve himself or his wife, Nora, in the investigation. When another person is murdered and a questionable suspect is arrested, Nick decides to investigate, and he, Nora, and their fox terrier set out to solve the murders.
Feb 24: AUNTIE MAME (Not Rated)
After his father unexpectedly dies in the 1920s, Patrick Dennis is placed in the care of his Aunt Mame, a free-spirited and independent woman. Patrick’s assigned executor objects to Mame’s way of living and tries to force her to send Patrick to prep school. Mame and Patrick grow closer, but are under the threat of being separated.
Location: Main Library Auditorium
Contact Information: 801-524-8200