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Special screenings: Salty Horror back in SLC, 'Rocky' at Tower and more
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Salty Horror

The Salty Horror International Film Festival, featuring horror movies made by Utah filmmakers, returns to Salt Lake City. Go to facebook.com/saltyhorror for details.

When • Ends Friday, Nov. 1.

Where • Brewvies Cinema Pub, 667 S. 200 West, Salt Lake City

A 'Prince' on the road

The offbeat comedy "Prince Avalanche," which follows two men (Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch) alone on a Texas road crew, talking about life and women while painting stripes on the asphalt.

When • Friday and Saturday, Nov. 1-2, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 3, 6 p.m.

Where • Park City Library Center, 1255 Park Ave., Park City

Tickets • $7; $6 for students and seniors

Shorts for kids

"Kid Flix Mix 2013/2014," a collection of shorts curated by the New York Children's International Film Festival. Shorts come from Australia, New Zealand, France, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and the United States. Recommended for ages 4 and up.

When • Saturday Nov. 2, 11 a.m.

Where • Salt Lake City Main Library, 210 E. 400 South

Tickets • Free

Also • Saturday, Nov. 9, 2 p.m.; Orem Public Library, 58 N. State St., Orem; free.

May the odds...

The action thriller "The Hunger Games," starring Jennifer Lawrence as a teen forced to battle for her life in a post-apocalyptic spectacle. Presented in the "Books 2 Movies" film series.

When • Saturday, Nov. 2, 3 p.m.

Where • Park City Library Center, 1255 Park Ave., Park City

Tickets • Free

Godard & Bardot

Jean-Luc Godard's 1963 drama "Contempt (Le Mepris)," in which a screenwriter (Michel Piccoli) deals with a crumbling marriage to Camille (Brigitte Bardot), as he works with a famous director (Fritz Lang) for a boorish American producer (Jack Palance). Presented by Westminster College and the Salt Lake Film Society, as part of the "Ivory Tower" film series.

When • Monday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m.

Where • Tower Theatre, 876 E. 900 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Counting the debt

The documentary "We're Not Broke," which examines how the U.S. government can claim it's out of money when major corporations hide profits overseas to avoid paying taxes. The film's director, Karin Hayes, and Lee Sheppard, contributing editor of the weekly tax journal Tax Notes, will take part in a post-screening Q-and-A session.

When • Tuesday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake City Public Library - Main, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

A hard climb

The documentary "1 Revolution," which shows paralympian Chris Waddell's journey up Mount Kilimanjaro on a hand cycle. Waddell and filmmaker Amanda Stoddard will be in attendance at the screening, a benefit for Weber Pathways.

When • Wednesday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m.

Where • Peery's Egyptian Theater, 2415 Washington Blvd., Ogden

Tickets • $10 in advance; $12 at the door.

Art and feminism

Lynn Hershman Leeson's 2010 documentary "!Women Art Revolution!," which uses interviews, art and rare archival footage to trace the Feminist Art Movement's fusion of art and politics that transformed the culture of our times.

When • Wednesday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m.

Where • Utah Museum of Fine Arts, 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

An honor for Sam

The Utah Film Center will present the Kim Peek Award for Disability in Film to Sam Berns, the subject of the documentary "Life According to Sam." Berns, a 19-year-old with the rapid-aging disease progeria, will appear via Skype before a screening of the film. His father, Dr. Scott Berns, will take questions via Skype after the film, as will filmmakers Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine.

When • Wednesday, November 6 at 7 p.m.

Where • Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

Muse, live

"Muse - Live at Rome Olympic Stadium, July 2013" is the first concert film ever to be presented in 4K, an ultra-high-definition format.

When • Wednesday, Nov. 6, 7:30 and 9:50 p.m.

Where • Megaplex 12 - Gateway Mall, 165 S. Rio Grande, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $10.

Making their pitch

Spy Hop will present PitchNic, a world premiere of four short films written, directed and produced by Utah teens. A yearlong intensive film class, PitchNic is an innovative way to immerse students in the filmmaking process.

When • Thursday, Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $8, via Arttix.

Controversial classic

The Organ Loft will present D.W. Griffith's landmark 1915 silent blockbuster "The Birth of a Nation," seldom seen because of its racist depictions of southern blacks and its sympathetic portrayal of the Ku Klux Klan. The movie will be shown in two parts, part one on Thursday and part two on Friday. Blaine Gale accompanies on the mighty Wurlitzer organ.

When • Thursday and Friday, Nov. 7-8, 7:30 p.m.

Where • The Organ Loft, 3331 S. Edison St., South Salt Lake.

Tickets • $6; $5 for children.

By and for women

Lunafest, a fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women's issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their communities, will be hosted by Girls on the Run.

When • Friday, Nov. 8, 6:30 p.m.

Where • Salt Lake City Public Library - Main, 210 E. 400 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $35 in advance, $40 at the door; $25 for young adults (14-18); ticket information at girlsontherunutah.org.

Gangster gone good

The 1940 comedy-drama "Brother Orchid," starring Edward G. Robinson as a retired gangster who ends up in a monastic order. Also starring Ann Sothern and Humphrey Bogart. Part of the BYU Motion Picture Archive Film Series.

When • Friday, Nov. 8, 7 p.m.

Where • Brigham Young University Harold B Lee Library, PO Box 26800, Provo

Tickets • Free

Youth home

The drama "Short Term 12," which follows the day-to-day stresses in a youth home, centering on a compassionate yet overworked staff worker (Brie Larson).

When • Friday, November 8 at 8 p.m., Saturday, November 9 at 8 p.m., Sunday, November 10 at 6 p.m.

Where • Park City Library Center, 1255 Park Ave., Park City.

Tickets • $7; $6 for students and seniors

The Met's 'Tosca'

Fathom Events brings The Metropolitan Opera's series, "The Met: Live in HD." The Met will present Puccini's "Tosca." Visit http://www.cinemark.com/met-opera-tosca-(2013) for information.

When • Saturday, Nov. 9, 10:55 a.m.

Where • Century 16 Salt Lake, 125 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City; Century 16 Union Heights, 7670 S. Union Park Ave., Sandy; Cinemark 24 Jordan Landing; 7301 S. Jordan Landing, West Jordan; Tinseltown, 720 W. 1500 North, Layton.

Tickets • $15-$22;http://www.cinemark.com/met-opera-tosca-(2013)

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