Special screenings: The Metropolitan Opera, Romeo & Juliet and more

Published February 7, 2014 11:57 am
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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 through Sunday, Feb. 7-9, 8-10 p.m.

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

Tickets • $7; visit parkcityfilmseries.com/tickets.html

LDS Film Festival

The SCERA Center for the Arts hosts the annual LDS Film Festival. Visit ldsfilmfestival.org for information.

When • Friday, noon-10:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 8, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.

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

Tickets • $5-$50; available at the main office of the SCERA Center for the Arts or by calling 801-225-ARTS.

The Metropolitan Opera in HD Live — Rusalka

The Metropolitan Opera in HD Live — Rusalka tells the story of a water spirit's tragic romance with a human prince, drawn from several folktale sources including Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid." Visit http://www.cinemark.com/met-opera-rusalka-(2014) for information.

When • Saturday, Feb. 8, 10:55 a.m.

Where • Cinemark Century 16 Salt Lake, 125 E. 3300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $15-$22; visit http://www.cinemark.com/met-opera-rusalka-(2014)

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, Feb. 8, 2 p.m.

Where • Star Hall, 58 E. 300 South, Moab

Tickets • Free

When • Saturday, Feb. 8, 2 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Muslim Films

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. The Feb. 10 film is "Islamic Art: Mirror of the Invisible World." The film will be preceded by a short discussion with special guests.

When • Monday, Feb. 10, 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Films: Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle

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 NEH, "The Abolitionists," "Slavery by Another Name," "The Loving Story" and "Freedom Riders," connect the stories of America's long civil rights movement.

When • Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 11-12, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 13, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Last Call at the Oasis

The global water crisis will be the central issue facing our world this century. "Last Call at the Oasis" is a documentary that shatters myths behind our most precious resource. Visit parkcityfilmseries.com for information.

When • Thursday, Feb. 13, 7-8:45 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free; visit parkcityfilmseries.com/tickets.html

Romeo & Juliet

The critically acclaimed revival of Broadway's "Romeo and Juliet" is coming to select cinemas nationwide. Visit cinemark.com or fathomevents.com for information.

When • Thursday and Friday, Feb. 13-14, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Cinemark Bountiful 8, 206 S. 625 West, #1230, Bountiful

Tickets • $14-$16; visit bit.ly/1ikJW3K



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