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:

After agreeing to take over her father’s stables, housewife Penny Chenery finds herself an unlikely race horse owner in a male-dominated business. She wins a foal named Secretariat on a coin toss, an event that begins a spectacular journey which concludes with the winning of the 1973 Triple Crown.

Young stunt pilot Cliff Secord stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that leads him to becoming a high-flying masked hero known as The Rocketeer. When Cliff finds out that Nazis want to use jetpack as a weapon, he must use his alter ego to save the day and his loved ones.

Jun 24:
No screening due to the Utah Arts Festival.

Jul 8: RED (PG-13)
Retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses is living a quiet life alone until a hit squad shows up to kill him. After surviving the assault, Frank reassembles his own team to uncover a massive conspiracy that threatens their lives. Only their expert training will allow them to survive a near-impossible mission -- breaking into CIA headquarters.

Ray, an Iowa corn farmer, feels compelled to act after hearing a mysterious voice in his cornfield saying “If you build it, he will come.” He builds a baseball diamond on his land and the ghosts of great players start emerging to play ball. But, as Ray learns, this field of dreams is about more than bringing former baseball greats out to play.

Aug 12: RED 2 (PG-13)
Former CIA black-ops agent Frank Moses and his partner Marvin Boggs are brought out of retirement when a powerful Cold War weapon known as Nightshade. With assassins hot on their trail, Frank and his team set out to find the one scientist who can unravel the mystery of Nightshade and help them save the world.

Aug 26: HIGH SOCIETY (Not Rated)
Jazz artist C.K. Dexter Haven is still hung up on his ex-wife and neighbor, socialite Tracy Samantha Lord, who is now engaged to another man. Things become more complicated with a reporter, in town to cover Tracy's wedding, also falls for her. As Tracy tries to decide on the ideal husband, each suitor works hard to convince her he is the best choice.

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Contact Information: 801-524-8200