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:
Sep 9: GOLDFINGER (PG)
In this installment of the James Bond series, Bond comes face-to-face with one of the most notorious villains of all time, Auric Goldfinger. Now, Bond must outwit and outgun the powerful tycoon to prevent him from cashing in on a scheme to raid Fort Knox—and obliterate the world’s economy.
Sep 23: COLD COMFORT FARM (PG)
After the death of her parents, aspiring writer Flora Poste finds a new home with some rough relatives, the Starkadders of Cold Comfort Farm. With a take-charge attitude and encouragement from her friend, Mary, Flora changes the Starkadders' lives when she settles into their estate, finding inspiration for her novel in the process.
Oct 14: THE GREAT RACE (G)
Competing daredevils The Great Leslie and Professor Fate compete in an early 20th century automobile race from New York to Paris. When Fate's sidekick, Max, attempts to sabotage Leslie and the other racers, Leslie finds an unlikely ally in Maggie, a suffragette and journalist-turned-racer whose car breaks down halfway through the event.
Oct 28: FREQUENCY (PG–13)
Detective John Sullivan discovers that he has the ability to talk to his deceased father through an old radio due to a rare atmospheric phenomenon. This new line of communication sparks John’s quest to undo the events that led to his father’s death, a quest that leads to some unexpected consequences.
Nov 11: No screening, all City Libraries closed for 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.
Location: Main Library Auditorium
Contact Information: 801-524-8200