Manhattan Short

Manhattan Short

Manhattan Short

Tower
One Night Only!

MANHATTAN SHORT is not a touring Festival; rather, it is an instantaneous celebration that occurs simultaneously across the globe, bringing great films to great venues and allowing the audiences to select their favorites. If the Film Festival experience truly is about getting great works in front of as many eyes as possible, MANHATTAN SHORT offers the ultimate platform — one that sees its films screened in Sydney, Mumbai, Moscow, Kathmandu, Vienna, Cape Town to cinemas in all fifty states of the United States and beyond.

For the full schedule and information about this unique screening click here.

New York Film Critics: Gone Girl

Gone Girl

Tower
Thursday 10/2
Film starts at 6:30 pm
$12
Tix on sale Friday 9/26

Will include sneak peek of the film followed by a Live-stream Q & A with guest ​Best-Selling Author/Screenwriter Gillian Flynn.

On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike), has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick’s portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife? (145 mins, R)

The Globe On Screen: Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

Broadway ● 180 mins
$18; $12 SLFS Members; $9.25 Students
Sat 10/4 at noon

The Globe on the Big Screen is the definitive Shakespeare experience. Get closer to the action than ever before, experience the magic of the world famous Globe that yearly draws thousands of theater lovers from around the world. Now you have the opportunity to share that unique magic and spirit of inclusiveness that is – a Globe performance.

Filled with a cast of unforgettable characters, Twelfth Night combines cruelty with high comedy and the pangs of unrequited love with some of the subtlest poetry and most exquisite songs Shakespeare ever wrote.

The Globe On Screen: Henry V

Henry V

Broadway ● 180 mins
$18; $12 SLFS Members; $9.25 Students
Sat 10/11 at noon

The Globe on the Big Screen is the definitive Shakespeare experience. Get closer to the action than ever before, experience the magic of the world famous Globe that yearly draws thousands of theater lovers from around the world. Now you have the opportunity to share that unique magic and spirit of inclusiveness that is – a Globe performance.

On his succession King Henry V is determined to prove his right to rule, including over France. An ambassador arrives from the French Dauphin with a provocative gift of tennis balls. Henry responds by preparing to invade France. Renowned stage actor Jamie Parker is playing Henry V, following up from his role as Prince Hal in the 2010 productions of Henry IV Parts 1 & 2.

NT Live: Frankenstein

Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein

National Theatre from London

Broadway ● ~120 mins
$18; $12 SLFS Members; $9.25 for Students at the door
Sat 10/18 and Sat 10/25 at noon
Live-stage production from London.
Tix on sale here.

National Theatre Live is presented in collaboration with Tanner Humanities and Salt Lake Film Society. Presentations are performances of The National Theatre of London’s current productions shown digitally on the big screen.

Oscar-winner Danny Boyle (127 Hours, Slumdog Millionaire) returns to the theatre to direct this visionary production by Nick Dear, based on the novel by Mary Shelley. Originally performed in Spring 2011, SLFS and the Tanner Humanities Center will host TWO encore screenings of FRANKENSTEIN, with Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternating the roles of Victor Frankenstein and the Creature.

10/18: Cumberbatch as Victor Frankenstein; Miller as The Creature
10/25: Miller as Victor Frankenstein; Cumberbatch as The Creature

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New York Film Critics: 1,000 Times Good Night

1,000 Times Good Night

Tower
Tuesday 10/21
Pre-show at 6:30pm; Film starts at 7:00 pm
$12

Rebecca is one of the world’s top war photographers. She must weather a major emotional storm when her husband refuses to put up with her dangerous life any longer. He and their young daughters need Rebecca, who, however, loves both her family and her work. (117 mins, NR)

Ivory Tower: Vivre Sa Vie

Vivre Sa Vie

Vivre Sa Vie (My Life to Live)

Tower ● 85 mins ● NR ● French with English subtitles
FREE
Mon 10/6 at 7pm

SLFS and Westminster’s collaboration continues with the 5th annual Ivory Tower screening series, a program which brings a classic film for a free screening on the first Monday of each month, complete with intros and facts about the films from select Westminster film students. This month, we’re excited to bring you this rare French classic.

Nana (Anna Karina), a beautiful Parisian in her early twenties, leaves her husband and infant son hoping to become an actress. Without money, beyond what she earns as a shopgirl, and unable to enter acting, she elects to earn better money as a prostitute. Nana’s short life on film is told in 12 brief episodes each preceded by a written resume.

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