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Matthew McConaughey as Ron Woodroof, a Texas electrician who confronts Dr. Eve Saks (Jennifer Garner) as he defies the medical industry in 1986 to seek alternative AIDS treatments, in "Dallas Buyers Club." Courtesy of Focus Features
Special screenings:

By Sean P. Means

| The Salt Lake Tribune

First Published Jan 30 2014 01:07 pm • Last Updated Jan 30 2014 05:02 pm

‘The Book Thief’

The World War II drama "The Book Thief," of a little girl (Sophie Nelisse) who lives with a foster family (Emily Watson, Geoffrey Rush) in 1939 Germany — and who befriends a Jewish man (Ben Schnetzer) hidden in the basement.

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When » Friday and Saturday , 8 p.m.; Sunday, 6 p.m.

Where » Jim Santy Auditorium, 1255 Park Ave., Park City.

Tickets » $7; $6 for students and seniors, at the door.

‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’

Wes Anderson’s stop-motion animated tale "Fantastic Mr. Fox," based on Roald Dahl’s story of a clever and urbane fox (voiced by George Clooney) who must outwit three farmers to protect his family and woodland friends.

When » Saturday, 11 a.m.

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

Tickets » Free.

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Also » Saturday, Feb. 8, 2 p.m.; Star Hall, 58 E. 300 South, Moab; free.

Also » Saturday, Feb. 8, 2 p.m.; Orem Public Library, 58 N. State St., Orem; free.

‘Meet the Robinsons’

The Disney animated adventure "Meet the Robnsons," which begins with Lewis, a brilliant child inventor, meeting a mysterious boy from the future named Wilbur Robinson. The two make a journey in time where Lewis discovers the amazing secret of the Robinson family.

When » Saturday, 3 p.m.

Where » Jim Santy Auditorium, 1255 Park Ave., Park City.

Tickets » Free.

‘The Lady From Shanghai’

Orson Wells directed and stars in the 1947 thriller "The Lady From Shanghai," as a seaman who becomes obsessed with a married woman (Rita Hayworth) and is drawn into a complex murder plot. Part of the "Ivory Tower" series, presented by the Salt Lake Film Society and Westminster College.

When » Monday, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets » Free.

‘Prince Among Slaves’

The Utah Humanities Council and the Utah Cultural Celebration Center present a series of films and discussions exploring Muslim themes. The films are accompanied by glass sculpture and artwork by artist/scholar Andrew Kosorok, interpreting the "99 Names of God" in Islam. This week’s film is "Prince Among Slaves."

When » Monday, 7:30 p.m.

Where » Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 South, West Valley City.

Tickets » Free.

‘Created Equal’

Orem Library is one of 473 cultural organizations to receive a special film set, "Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle." Four films funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities — "The Abolitionists," "Slavery by Another Name," "The Loving Story," and "Freedom Riders" — connect the stories of America’s long civil rights movement. In addition to the film set, acclaimed Broadway actor, singer and producer Charles Holt will perform the words and music of Martin Luther King, Jr. at a special kickoff event.

When » Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Where » Orem Public Library, 58 N. State St., Orem.

Tickets » Free.

Lauren Greenfield

Documentary filmmaker Lauren Greenfield will speak at Brigham Young University, and screen her film "The Queen of Versailles." Presented by the Brigham Young University Theatre and Media Arts Department and sponsored by Canon

When » Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.

Where » Brigham Young University Wilkinson Student Center , Brigham Young University campus, Provo.

Tickets » Free.

‘Dallas Buyers Club’

Academy Award nominee Matthew McConaughey stars in "Dallas Buyers Club," as real-life Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof, whose free-wheeling life was overturned in 1985 when he was diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live.

When » Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7-8, 8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 9, 6 p.m.

Where » Jim Santy Auditorium, 1255 Park Ave., Park City

Tickets » $7; $6 for students and seniors, at the door.

LDS Film Festival

The SCERA Center for the Arts will host the annual LDS Film Festival. Go to ldsfilmfestival.org for information.

When » Wednesday through Saturday, Feb. 8.

Where » SCERA Center for the Arts, 745 S. State St., Orem.

Tickets » $5-$50, go to www.scera.org for details.


Fathom Events will present The Metropolitan Opera in HD Live - "Rusalka." The story of the opera, which is about a water spirit’s tragic romance with a human prince, is drawn from several folktale sources including Hans Christian Andersen’s "The Little Mermaid."

When » Saturday, Feb. 8 at 10:55 a.m.

Where » Cinemark 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 West 1500 North, Layton; Cinemark University Mall, 1010 S. 800 East, Orem.

Tickets » $15-$22.

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