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:

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.

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.

While in Italy with her fiancé, Sophie finds a wall where the heartbroken leave notes to Shakespeare's tragic heroine, Juliet Capulet. Finding one such letter from 1957, Sophie writes to its author, Claire. Claire, inspired by the response, sets out to find her long-lost lover with her grandson and Sophie.

Mar 23: ON MOONLIGHT BAY (Not Rated)
When her family moves to small-town Indiana, teenage tomboy Marjorie begins a romance with the boy next door, William. Marjorie begins to learn how to act like a proper lady and deals with her father’s disapproval of her new love.

When Elinor Dashwood's father dies, her family suffers crippled finances and moves to a cottage in Devonshire. While her sister is torn between two suitors, Elinor’s romantic hopes with Edward Ferrars are hindered due to his prior engagement. Both women strive for love despite their changing circumstances.

James Bond is sent to the Bahamas track down the villainous mastermind Emilio Largo, who is threatening to plunge the whole world into a nuclear holocaust. While facing underwater attacks from sharks and men alike, Bond must convince Largo’s mistress to become a key ally.

Location: Main Library Auditorium

Contact Information: 801-524-8200