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:
Jul 12: THE NATURAL (NR)
A once promising baseball player is on his way to stardom in the big leagues when his dream are shattered and his career is prematurely ended. Sixteen years later he joins the roster of the lowly New York Knights to try a come back despite the pain he suffers.
Jul 26: THE RED PONY (NR)
A story of conflict between a 9 year old boy, his father, and the family's hired hand. The son finds his way from despair to contentment with the aid of a small red pony.
Aug 9: GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH (NR)
LOCATION CHANGE: This screening will be in Rooms A & B
A splashy, colorful look at life under the big top that weaves the personal stories of the performers in with the spectacle and color of the circus—including a big train wreck.
Aug 23: PAINT YOUR WAGON (PG)
Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood play gold prospectors in the 1800's who are married to the same woman.
Sep 13: THE SHADOW (PG-13)
In 1930s New York City, the Shadow battles his nemesis, Shiwan Khan, who plans to take over the world by stealing an atomic device in order to build a bomb. The Shadow comes blazing to the city's rescue with explosive results.
Sep 27: COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA (NR)
Doc, an emotionally-distant recovering alcoholic, and his dowdy, unambitious wife Lola face a personal crisis when Marie, an attractive college student, rents a room from them. Doc feels passion for her, while Lola takes to doting on Marie as if she were her own daughter.
Oct 11: MISS PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY (PG-13)
Miss Pettigrew—a middle-aged governess in pre-war London—takes a job as a social secretary for an American actress trying to get a part in a West End production, helping her navigate the glamorous and dizzying social world of showbiz.
Oct 25: MOONSTRUCK (PG)
Loretta Castorini, an Italian-American widow in Brooklyn, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the younger brother of the man she has just agreed to marry. As Loretta falls deeper in love, she comes to learn that she's not the only one in her family with a secret romance.
Location: Main Library Auditorium
Contact Information: 801-524-8200