Tower
$5
Showtimes: 11:00 pm on Friday 4/29 & Saturday 4/30, Noon on Sunday 5/1.  
 
A young musician, tormented by an abusive situation at home, must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance and his own dissatisfied band as his star begins to rise. (111 min, R)
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April 19, 2016

Czech That Film 2016

Broadway; FREE
Tues 5/3, Wed 5/4, Thurs 5/5
All films are in Czech with English subtitles

Opening night film HOME CARE will screen with director Q&A to follow. Don’t miss this three-day program of the newest and best in Czech Cinema. For more information on each film, view Full Summary below. Showtimes are listed below.

Tuesday May 3
7:00 PM HOME CARE (Domácí péče)
dir. Slávek Horák
Dedicated home care nurse Vlasta attends her capricious patients in Czech wine country. She lives for her husband and daughter. One day, things change and she is forced to step outside of her comfort zone. Drama and gentle humor intertwine as Vlasta realizes that she might need some care too. (2015, 93 min.)
 
9:15 PM THE WAY OUT (Cesta ven)
dir. Petr Václav

The Way Out tells the story of a young Romani couple who tries to live a decent life for their child, but their efforts run up against the “Romani social trap” of racism and prejudice. Will they overcome the existential problems that start to tear apart their relationship? (2014, 102 min.)

Wednesday May 4
5:00 pm INVENTION FOR DESTRUCTION (Vynález zkázy)
dir. Karel Zeman

Undersea fantasy chronicler Jules Verne provides the subject material for what is not only Zeman’s most popular film, but the most successful Czech film of all time. The film screened simultaneously in 96 theaters in New York City upon release and received the Grand Prix at Expo ‘58. Visually jaw-dropping, poetic and bubbling with imagination, this film restoration is an incredible experience! (1961, 81 min.)

7:00 pm THE LITTLE MAN (Malý pán)
dir. Radek Beran

The Little Man, a kind-hearted bloke, likes to help everyone. Yet, he has been restless ever since he had a puzzling dream. This unconventional fairy tale continues a long tradition of superb Czech live-action puppet features. Its surreal storytelling will endear children and adults alike! (2015, 83 min.)

9:00 pm SCHMITKE (Schmitke)
dir. Štěpán Altrichter

There is something lurking behind the bushes in engineer Julius Schmitke’s life—an allure to the forest. When he is sent to repair an old windmill of his own design that mysteriously keeps breaking down, things start to get very strange. (2014, 94 min.)

Thursday May 5
7:00 pm FIFTY (Padesátka)
dir. Vojtěch Kotek
Set in the snowy Krkonoše Mountians, the film centers aroung the Three Kings 50 km Cross-Country Ski Race, a colorful cast of comedic characters, and a family that holds a deep secret. In a world of mountain lodges, an avalanche of events and memories ensues. (2015, 97 min.)
 
9:00 pm GANSTER KA (Ganster Ka)
dir. Jan Pachl
Based on the book Padrino Krejčíř by Jaroslav Kmenta, the film follows a Mafioso who gets rich through tax fraud in transactions of petroleum products. Gangster Radim Kraviec, nicknamed Káčko, transforms into a murdering monster when his father is abducted and killed by a rival mafia gang. (2015 , 100 min.)
 
 
 
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Tower
April 19th, 7:00 pm
Presented by SLFS, UCGS, Park City Beethoven Festival
$20 regular admission only available online here.
$10 for SLFS, UCG, or Beethoven Festival Members and students tix are only available at the box office or at the door. 
 
 
A Silent Film and Live Music Collaboration featuring films by Charlie Chaplin and Leslie Harlow with music by
Beethoven & Schubert.  Also includes the world premiere of an original composition by Miroslav Loncar.
 
The program will include: 
  • World Premiere of an original composition for Violin and Guitar - “Who is Eve” by Croatian composer, Miroslav Loncar set to original film by Leslie Harlow (Beethoven Festival) ~ 6 mins
  • “Easy Street” set to music of Beethoven featuring a Beethoven Festival String Quartet and Piano Sonata, - music is synced to film ~ 20 mins
  • Schubert “Arpeggione” Sonata arranged for Viola and Guitar - Leslie Harlow and Jon Yerby - paired with original film by Leslie Harlow (Beethoven Festival/Park City Film Music Festival Founder) ~ 20 mins
  • Film/music improvisation with solo Viola and film (Leslie Harlow) ~ Less than 10 mins
No refunds or exchanges.
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Tower
FREE
Monday 4/4
7 p.m.
 
In collaboration with Westminster College, this innovative program pairs a classic film with a lecture by a film student from the college.  On the first Monday of the month there will be a FREE screening at Tower that is open to the public.  
 
A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town.(150 min, Unrated)
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Tower
FREE
Monday 3/7
7 p.m.
 
In collaboration with Westminster College, this innovative program pairs a classic film with a lecture by a film student from the college.  On the first Monday of the month there will be a FREE screening at Tower that is open to the public.  
 
Arriving with a British expedition in Virginia in 1607, Capt. John Smith (Colin Farrell) is captured by Native Americans. His life is spared thanks to Pocahontas (Q'orianka Kilcher), daughter of the tribe's chief. Smith and Pocahontas fall in love, to the mutual dismay of the Native Americans and the British. (172 min, PG-13)
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Spring 2016 Film & Conversations @ CAM
Free and Open to the Public | No Tickets Required
Screenings begin at 6:00 PM

Come explore classic films at the SLCC Center for Arts and Media! Each screening will be followed by a discussion with SLCC faculty. Presented in partnership with the Salt Lake Film Society.

DR. STRANGELOVE – Directed by Stanley Kubrick
Wednesday, March 2

TOOTSIE - Directed by Syndey Pollack
Wednesday, March 9

NORTH BY NORTHWEST - Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Wednesday, March 30

GROUNDHOG DAY - Directed by Harold Ramis
Wednesday, April 13

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Tower
Tuesday 3/8
Doors open at 6:30 pm. Screening at 7 pm.
 
$15 – Screening

$25 – Screening and invitation to 21+ VIP balcony hosted by Red Rock Brewing Co. (VIP tickets are only available online & in advance)
$10 – Student (available at screening only)

Update: VIP balcony passes are no longer available.  However, regular admission tickets are still available for purchase online or at the box office.  Student tickets can only be purchased at the screening and will require student ID.  

Austin's The Invincible Czars spring tour will bring us their new score for F.W. Murnau's 1922 German silent film NOSFERATU. The Invincible Czars' Nosferatu score incorporates violin, glockenspiel, organ, flute, bass clarinet, vocals, music box, loops, electric guitar, bass, singing bowl, tambourine and other hand percussion--all of which is a sight to behold when performed live by only four players!

No refunds or exchanges. 
 
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February 17, 2016

Pretty In Pink

PRETTY IN PINK
Wednesday 4/6/2016
Tower Theatre

It's the 30th anniversary of one of the most influential 80s teen movies of all time. If the thought of a 30 year anything makes your hair curl into a tight spiral perm then you need to join us for this anniversary screening of PRETTY IN PINK.

Revel in your cherished teen memories at Tower Theatre on Wednesday, April 6.  Dance with our 80’s DJ starting at 7 pm.  Screening starts at 8 pm. A commemorative photo is included with every ticket, taken on site of you and your dates.

Sadie Hawkins, Morp, Spring Formal and of course retro prom attire is requested, encouraged, and may even be rewarded.

The Rad $20 (Event $20)– Screening, virgin punch and commemorative photo Buy Tix Now! 

The Bodacious $50 (VIP 1)– Screening, commemorative photo, and invitation to the 21+ VIP balcony hosted by Red Rock Brewing Co.

The Tubular $50 (VIP 2)– Screening, commemorative photo, limited edition art created for this event Buy Tix Now! 

The Totally Righteous VIP $75 (Deluxe VIP)– Screening, commemorative photo, invitation to the 21+ balcony hosted by Red Rock Brewing Co., and limited edition art created for this event

Please note: All VIP tickets involving the 21+ balcony are no longer available thanks to the DABC. No exchanges or refunds available for special events. 

Want to relive your high school memories with us? Send your event photos for a chance to be included in our TBT pre-show ()

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Tower ● NR ● Regular Admission 
SLFS is excited to present the Oscar nom'd Documentary Shorts 2016 program starting Friday 2/12. Due to the length of the shorts we have to break them up into Program A & Program B.  
 
Here's the break down: 
Program A (87 mins): Buy Tix Here!

“Last Day of Freedom”: Told via simple, stark animation, this shattering story of a murder committed by a troubled Vietnam War veteran is all the more personal for being told by the killer’s grieving, older brother.

“Body Team 12”: At the height of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, a few hundred cases quickly escalated to 14,000 during the few weeks this film was shot. The focus of this startling piece is a lone female nurse who helps collect bodies and deals with bereaved relatives. Seattle-based Vulcan Productions was among the producers.

“A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness”: The attempted “honor killing” of a young woman by her father and uncle in Pakistan is the shocking subject here, a snapshot of maniacal pride and murderous abuse.

Program B (76 mins): Buy Tix Here!

“Chau, Beyond the Lines”: In a grim Ho Chi Minh City facility, children living with profound birth defects from Agent Orange live a Dickensian existence. This remarkable film focuses on teenager Chau, who beats the odds and finds hard-won success as an artist.

“Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah”: Powerful almost beyond words, this film about French filmmaker Lanzmann, and the 12 years it took to make his 10-hour 1985 documentary “Shoah,” is a portrait of a man whose relationship with time and the world is altered by his dogged commitment to an epic mission.

This program is not rated, however it is for mature audiences. Also these are in various languages with English subtitles. 

 

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Tower
FREE
Monday 2/1
7 p.m.
 
In collaboration with Westminster College, this innovative program pairs a classic film with a lecture by a film student from the college.  On the first Monday of the month there will be a FREE screening at Tower that is open to the public.  
 
As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi. (96 min, PG-13)
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