After escaping Jack and his gang, Jesse Pinkman goes on the run from the police and tries to escape his own inner turmoil.

The 1975 cult classic returns to the Tower Theatre for this annual October event. Barry Bostwick and Susan Sarandon star as newlyweds Brad and Janet, lost in a rainstorm and seeking shelter in the castle of Dr. Frank-N-Furter (Tim Curry), a mad scientist from the planet Transsexual.
 
Doors will open and a live pre-show will begin 30 minutes prior to the movie. Tickets are $20. Prop bags are included in your ticket price and will be handed out at entry. No outside props will be accepted into the theater.   
 
 
Showtimes this year will be the following: 
October 18 @ 11:30 pm
October 19 @ 7:30 pm
October 19 @ 11:30 pm
October 25 @ 7:30 pm
October 25 @ 11:30 pm
October 26 @ 7:30 pm
October 26 @ 11:30 pm
October 31 @ 7:30 pm
October 31 @ 11:30 pm
 
All ticket proceeds benefit SLFS.  Sorry, no refunds or exchanges once tickets are purchased.
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Prices may vary.
 

Tower of Terror 2019 kicks off with our annual ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (1975) live shows and Rocky Horror Picture Show with Barry Bostwick on Saturday 11/2.  Click on the banners below to buy tickets: 

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The 2019 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a 97-minute theatrical program of seven short films selected from this year’s Festival, widely considered the premier showcase for short films and the launchpad for many now-prominent independent filmmakers for more than 30 years. 

Tower Theatre
7pm
FREE Admission
 
Get ready for the 9th annual F&MAD Film Festival, a showcase of student works from undergraduate and graduate film students in the Department of Film & Media Arts at the U.
Get more info here

On 9/27 we will have a Q&A with director Kenny Riches and crew following the 7 pm screening

While retracing his late-brother's footsteps through the Florida Keys, a sheltered young man stumbles upon the secret estate of a narcissistic recluse.

HELD OVER DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND!  From writer/director Ari Aster (Hereditary) and starring Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, William Jackson Harper, and Will Poulter. MIDSOMMAR the Director's Cut, featuring new scenes and extended footage.

A couple travels to Sweden to visit a rural hometown's fabled mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

 

June 30th
Tower
7:00pm
$10.00

30th Anniversary! Screening in 200 arthouses on this day only!

On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.

ZAP Kids Summer Passport 2019

Join Salt Lake Film Society for great kids' films at the Tower.  Just present your passport and get it stamped for free admission at the concessions counter.  You'll also get a free T-shirt!

It's recommended to arrive 5-10 minutes early and to leave time to find a parking spot, as the 9th and 9th area can be quite busy.

Wed, June 19 at 7:00pm
TOWER | Buy tickets here
WED 6/19
7:00 pm
2 for 1 admission for adults

Dive into exciting adventures, vibrant colors and exquisite storytelling with this timeless collection of 11 animated films from 9 countries. Chase a kite into a mysterious cave, discover how to light up a dark forest, fill up a marvelous hole in the ground, soar with a flock of birds, discover the way to wake up a whole town, and discover all the things that make you special!
 

Wed, July 17 at 7:00pm
Big Pictures Little People at Tower Theatre– Salt Lake Film Society
FREE
Salt Lake Film Society presents fun films for kids at Tower Theatre.  Check back to find out our family fun screening for the month of July.  

Wed, August 7 at 7:00pm
Big Pictures Little People at Tower Theatre– Salt Lake Film Society
FREE
Salt Lake Film Society presents fun films for kids at the Tower Theatre. Check back to find out our family fun screening for the month of August.  

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$10
Showtimes: June 8 at 4 p.m.

Don't miss award-winning shorts by Utah, national, and international filmmakers, along with our Davey grantees' shorts! We will also be screening 2 RadioWest shorts, one by former Davey Grantee Curtis Whitear. And be there to welcome our guest filmmaker, actor, and phenom, Ashly Burch!

For more info about the Davey Foundation and Davey Fest 2019 click here.

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Tickets and showtimes will be made available weekly at the same time as our other features.    
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Here is the weekly schedule for each individual film that is part of our five week The Greatest: Life-Changing Documentaries event series:

WEEK ONE 5/31 - 6/6
 
Hoop Dreams
 
Starting Friday 5/31-Thursday 6/6
GIMME SHELTER (1970) (midnight shows only on 5/31 & 6/1, noon show on Sunday 6/2 at Tower)
FACES PLACES (2017)
TITICUT FOLLIES (1967) 
HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE (2012)
HOOP DREAMS (1994) (afternoon shows at Tower)
 
 
 
 
WEEK TWO 6/7 - 6/13: 
 
Paradise Lost
 
Starting Friday 6/7-Thursday 6/13
 
 
 
 
 
WEEK THREE 6/14 - 6/20
 
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Starting Friday 6/14-Thursday 6/20
BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE (2002) 
HEARTS AND MINDS (1974)
WALTZ WITH BASHIR (2008)
THE ACT OF KILLING (2012)
SHOAH (1985) (All day shows at Broadway)
Please note: SHOAH is being presented in two parts with a 45 min intermission. You'll need to get a ticket for each part. These tickets are transferable and good for either Sunday 6/16 or Monday 6/17 screenings. Get tickets for Shoah: First Era here & Shoah: Second Era here
 
 
 
 
 
WEEK FOUR 6/21 - 6/27
 
Inconvenient Truth
 
Starting Friday 6/21-Thursday 6/27
AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH (2006)
BLACKFISH (2013)
TRUDELL (2005)
FOOD INC (2008)
 
 
 
 
 
 
WEEK FIVE 6/28 - 7/2
 
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Starting Friday 6/28-Saturday 7/2
I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO (2016)
THE INVISIBLE WAR (2012)
THE RAPE OF EUROPA (2006) 
BORN INTO BROTHELS (2004)
HUMAN FLOW (2017) (afternoon shows at Tower)
GREY GARDENS (1975) (midnight shows only on 6/28 & 6/29, noon show on Sunday 6/30 at Tower)
 

 

Local Documentaries at Broadway

The following will be included in this series with Q&A information and schedule to come: 

Sons of Perdition
 
QUIET HEROES (2018) - Opens 6/7 at Broadway
On Friday 6/7 at 7:00 pm there will be a Q&A with director Amanda Stoddard & stars Kristen Ries & Maggie Snyder following the film.
SONS OF PERDITION (2010) - Opens 6/14 at Broadway
On Friday 6/14 at 7:00 pm there will be a Q&A with director Tyler Measom & special guests following the film.
VESSEL (2014) - Opens 6/21 at Broadway

On Friday 6/21 at 7:00 pm there will be a Q&A with director Diana Whitten & representatives from Planned Parenthood following the film.

ONE REVOLUTION (2012) - Opens 6/28 at Broadway
On Friday 6/28 at 7:00 pm there will be a Q&A with director Amanda Stoddard & star Chris Waddell following the film. 

 

 

 

 

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Showtimes: 4/1 at 9:00 p.m.
 
The Wanting to Die Poetry Club aims to celebrate the inherent beauty of literature and the work of writers in our community.

We are delighted to announce our upcoming spotlight of local artists at Tower Theatre, where we will have copies of our best of 2018 compilation of new and previous published work available for pay what you can.

Contributors to be announced.
 
Get more info here: https://bit.ly/2Y51EDX

Attention SLFS Tower Theatre Customers:

Rocky Mountain Power has issued a notification that there will be a "planned power outage" on Wednesday 3/20 from 6:00pm - Midnight.

This outage will affect both Salt Lake Film Society venues - Tower Theatre at 876 East 900 South.

Therefore, we will be closing at 4:00pm on Wednesday 3/20. 

We apologize for any inconvenience!

Tower
FREE
Monday 4/1
7 p.m.
We will be screening a 50th anniversary restored DCP for this special one night only event.
 

In collaboration with Westminster College, this innovative program pairs a classic film with a lecture by a film student from the college. This is a FREE screening at Tower that is open to the public.

Producers Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom make money by producing a sure-fire flop. (88 min., PG)

Tower
FREE
Monday 3/4
7 p.m.
We will be screening a restored DCP version for this special one night only event.
 

In collaboration with Westminster College, this innovative program pairs a classic film with a lecture by a film student from the college. This is a FREE screening at Tower that is open to the public.

The life, times and afflictions of the fifteenth-century Russian iconographer. (205 min., R)

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