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:
Feb 11: A ROOM WITH A VIEW (Not Rated; contains some nudity)
Lucy Honeychurch has her passions stirred by young George Emerson while on holiday in Italy. On her return to Surrey she tries to put George behind her, but becomes increasingly disillusioned with her dull fiancé, Cecil. This turn-of-the-century British drama is based on the novel by E.M. Forster.
Feb 25: IMPROMPTU (PG–13)
In this period drama that takes place in 1830s France, the author Baroness Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin, who lives under the pseudonym George Sands, falls in love with the composer Frédéric Chopin and begins pursuing him. Meanwhile, Chopin becomes intrigued by a love letter written by another admirer.
Mar 11: BECAUSE YOU'RE MINE (Not Rated)
Opera star Renato Rossano is drafted into the U.S. Army, where he finds that his sergeant is one of his biggest fans. Rossano takes advantage of this fact by scheming the sergeant to let him travel to New York, where he meets the sergeant’s sister.
Mar 25: CITY SLICKERS (PG–13)
Billy Crystal plays Mitch Robbins, a 39-year-old New Yorker going through a midlife crisis. He joins his friends, who are also having crises, on a two-week cattle drive through the Southwest. While playing cowboy, the group realizes what’s important in life.
Apr 8: THE MALTESE FALCON (Not Rated)
This noir classic features Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade, a private investigator who takes on a case searching for a client’s missing sister. After Spade’s partner is killed, he is hounded by police, and learns that his client is not who she seems to be.
Apr 22: BULLITT (Not Rated)
Lieutenant Frank Bullitt is assigned to give round-the-clock protection to a star witness in a case against organized crime. When the witness is murdered by a pair of hitmen, Bullitt is held responsible, and he decides to go after the hitmen on his own.
Location: Main Library Auditorium
Contact Information: 801-524-8200