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:
Jan 11: WILD HEARTS CAN'T BE BROKEN (G)
In Depression-era America, a young orphan named Sonora works her way toward becoming the star of a diving horse act. The journey to the top goes smoothly, and soon Sonora finds herself on the diving platform. A trying challenge, however, is on the horizon.
Jan 25: NO SCREENING
Feb 8: PATTON (PG)
This biographical film explores the controversial World War II General George S. Patton. From his placement at the head of the American II Corps in North Africa, though his removal from command, Patton was known for his colorful personality and aggressive leadership style.
Feb 22: IT HAPPENED ONE NIGHT (NR)
When the spoiled heiress Ellie Andrews elopes with fortune-hunter “King” Westley, her father threatens to annul her marriage. Andrews runs away to reunite with her spouse, and on the way meets newspaper reporter Peter Warne. During their travels, the reporter finds himself falling for the feisty young heiress.
Mar 8: LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME (NR)
In 1920s Chicago, Ruth Etting becomes a singing sensation, thanks in-part to the heavy-handed management style of her gangster boyfriend, Martin Snyder. As Ruth’s popularity grows, Martin's obsessive and controlling behavior begins to threaten her success and happiness.
Mar 22: THE BEST YEARS OF OUR LIVES (NR)
After World War II, three U.S. servicemen struggle to adapt back to civilian life. Captain Fred Derry returns to a loveless marriage, Sergeant Al Stephenson is a stranger to his family, and sailor Homer Parrish is tormented by the loss of his hands. Are the best years of these men’s lives a thing of the past?
Apr 12: BROADWAY BILL (NR)
Uninspired by the factory position given to him by his father-in-law, Dan Brooks decides to pursue training his thoroughbred race horse, Broadway Bill. At first, Dan’s horse is rather unimpressive, but with the support of a sister-in-law and stableman, Dan turns Broadway Bill into a winner.
Apr 26: ROMAN HOLIDAY (NR)
Ann, a frustrated and overworked princess, flees her royal obligations and her country’s embassy in Rome and eventually runs into Joe, an American reporter. Ann tries to conceal her identity and enjoys her newfound freedom, while Joe pretends to be ignorant of who she really is.
Location: Main Library Auditorium
Contact Information: 801-524-8200