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:
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.
May 10: SILVER STREAK (PG)
While on a long-distance train ride, an overworked editor begins an unexpected romance, but also finds himself in the middle of a murder mystery. In order to avoid being wrongly accused or killed himself, he must team up with a car thief to find the villains.
May 24: MARCH OF THE PENGUINS (G)
This documentary captures the fascinating mating ritual performed by the South Pole’s population of emperor penguins. Every March, these creatures begin the quest to start a family, and must travel hundreds of miles across the frozen tundra to do so.
Jun 14: SABRINA (NR)
Sabrina, a chauffeur's daughter, has always had unreciprocated feelings for David, the playboy son of her father’s rich employers. After returning from Paris a glamorous woman, Sabrina finally catches David’s attention, but David’s older brother Linus thinks their courtship is bad for the family business.
Jun 28: SUSPICION (NR)
Lina, a wealthy heiress, runs away with the charming scoundrel Johnnie in spite of her disapproving father. After their marriage, Johnnie’s risky financial ventures cause her concern, and when Johnnie’s business partner dies under suspicious circumstances, Lina fears her husband might kill her for her inheritance.
Location: Main Library Auditorium
Contact Information: 801-524-8200