Opera @ SLFS: Manon Lescaut

Manon Lescaut

Broadway ● Italian with English subtitles
$15; $12 for SLFS Members; $8.75 for Students; $9.25 for Students at the door
Sun 7/27; Noon

Sung in Italian
Acts One and Two will last for about 1 hour 20 minutes, followed by a 30 minute interval. Acts Three and Four will last for about 50 minutes.
Performed at Royal Opera House
Purchase tickets at the Broadway box office on day of show.

Manon is on her way to a convent when she meets the young student Des Grieux. The pair fall in love and escape to Paris, but when the elderly Geronte offers Manon a life of wealth and luxury, her head is turned.

Child of God

Child of God

Tuesday July 29
6:30 pm Pre-show presentation; Film starts at 7:00 pm
Tickets on sale at the door
New York Film Critics Advance Screening
Seating is first-come, first-serve so arrive early!

A dispossessed, violent man’s life is a disastrous attempt to exist outside the social order. Successively deprived of parents and homes and with few other ties, Ballard descends to the level of a cave dweller as he falls deeper into crime and degradation. (104 mins., R)

SLFS Members Screening: The Hundred Foot Journey

The Hundred Foot Journey

Wednesday July 30
6:30 pm reception; Film starts at 7:00 pm
FREE for Members only

SLFS Members you’re invited to a special advance screening of The Hundred Foot Journey at the Broadway on Wednesday, July 30th. The screening will preceded by a special reception which will include authentic Indian food for members only.

To attend the screening on 7/30, please present your membership card. Seating is first-come, first-serve so arrive early!

A story centered on an Indian family who moves to France and opens an eatery across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant run by Madame Mallory. (155 min, PG)

Monty Python Live (mostly)

Monty Python Live (mostly)

Saturday August 9
$18; $12 SLFS Members; $9.25 Students

For the first time in more than three decades, comedy legends Monty Python will perform live on stage together this year.

At a combined age of just 358, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin will once again perform some of their greatest hits, with modern, topical, Pythonesque twists.

Monty Python are rightfully regarded as among the world’s finest-ever comedians. They influenced a generation and revolutionized comedy. Their eagerly awaited reunion promises to be among the biggest live events of 2014.

NT Live: The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night

The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night

London’s West End

$18; $12 SLFS Members; $8.75 Students; $9.25 for Students at the door
Sat 8/2; Noon
Live-stage production from London.

Purchase tickets here or at the Broadway box office on the day of the broadcast.

This theatrical broadcast is presented in collaboration with The Tanner Humanities Series and Salt Lake Film Society. Presentations are performances of London’s current productions shown digitally on the big screen.
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Christopher, fifteen years old, stands beside Mrs Shears’ dead dog, Wellington. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight and Christopher is under suspicion. He records each fact in his book to solve the mystery. He has an extraordinary brain, exceptional at maths but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road, he detests being touched and he distrusts strangers. But his detective work, forbidden by his father, takes him on a frightening journey that upturns his world.

Summer Late Nights @ Tower

Summer Late Nights 2014

Summer Late Nights 2014

11 p.m. Fri & Sat and noon on Sun
Starts 6/6
New films start every Friday $5 per film
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Summer Late Nights is a summer-long repertory series of late-night, classic B-movies and iconic generational cinema presented by Salt Lake Film Society. These are films that audiences know, love and can’t get enough of. A new film plays each Friday and Saturday night at 11 p.m. with a matinee screening at noon on Sunday.

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Cuba 2014

Cuba 2014

Cuba 2014

December 2014

Join SLFS for a rare and amazing arts-centered adventure in Cuba.

This special trip provides a rare opportunity to visit Cuba, one of the most fascinating countries in the world. We will visit Havana, exploring Cuba’s artistic wealth through Film, Music, Art, while discovering the national treasure of Cuba: its people.

This trip is a fundraiser for SLFS; a portion of the cost is tax-deductible.

For questions and more information you can click below or contact Susan Tive at: susan_tive@saltlakefilmsociety.org.

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