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Published July 17, 2014 12:07 pm

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'World's Best Shorts'

A collection of short films, for ages 8 and older, from Canada, the Czech Republic, Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States and Venezuela. Presented by the Utah Film Center.

When • Friday, July 18, 4 p.m.

Where • King Koal Theatre, 1171 E. Main, Price

Tickets • Free

Also • Saturday, 11 a.m.; Viridian Event Center, 1825 W. 8030 South, West Jordan; free

'The Executioner's Song'

The 1982 TV movie "The Executioner's Song," starring Tommy Lee Jones (in a breakout role that won him an Emmy) as Gary Gilmore, the Utah inmate who became the first person executed in America after the reinstatement of the death penalty. A panel discussion follows with the film's director, Lawrence Schiller, former Salt Lake Tribune editorial-page editor Vern Anderson, former Associated Press Salt Lake City bureau chief Bill Beecham, former Deseret News reporter Tamera Smith Allred and attorney Robert Moody. Presented by the Utah Film Center, the Norman Mailer Center and the Salt Lake City Public Library.

When • Friday, July 18, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

'The Lone Ranger'

The Capitol Preservation Board launches the sixth annual Movies Under the Stars series with a screening of "The Lone Ranger," starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer, on the southwest lawn of the Utah State Capitol. The band The Heartstrings performs before the screening. Co-presented by the Utah Film Commission.

When • Friday, July 18, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Utah State Capitol, 300 N. State, Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

'Pineapple Express'

The 2008 comedy "Pineapple Express," about a process server (Seth Rogen) and his pot dealer (James Franco) who end up on the run from thugs and a dirty cop.

When • Friday and Saturday, July 18-19, 11 p.m.; Sunday, July 20, noon

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

Tickets • $5

'The Rocket'

The 2013 Laotian drama "The Rocket," which centers on a boy, believed to be bad luck to his family, who becomes determined to enter in a nearby village's annual rocket-launching festival. Presented by the Utah Film Center.

When • Saturday, July 19, 4 p.m.

Where • King Koal Theatre, 1171 E. Main, Price

Tickets • Free

'The Croods'

Kaysville's Movies in the Park series presents the caveman animated tale "The Croods."

When • Saturday, July 19, starts at dusk (after 8:30 p.m.)

Where • Heritage Park, 150 N. Fairfield Road, Kaysville

Tickets • Free

'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'

The 1986 comedy "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," starring Matthew Broderick as a scheming high-schooler who engineers the perfect day of playing hooky. Presented by the Utah Film Center, in its "Make 'Em Laugh" outdoor screening series.

When • Monday, July 21, 9 p.m.

Where • Gallivan Center, 239 S. Main St., Salt Lake City

Tickets • Free

'Alive Inside'

The documentary "Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory," which follows a social worker who works to help nursing-home residents with dementia by playing them music of their youth. Presented by the Utah Film Center. A panel discussion follows the screening.

When • Tuesday, July 22, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

'The Princess Bride'

Rob Reiner's fractured fairy tale "The Princess Bride," starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Mandy Patinkin and Andre the Giant.

When • Friday and Saturday, July 25-26, 11 p.m.; Sunday, July 27, noon

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

Tickets • $5

'Manon Lescaut'

A broadcast of the Royal Opera's production of "Manon Lescaut," the Puccini opera about a young girl whose trip to the convent is sidetracked by love and money.

When • Sunday, July 27, noon

Where • Broadway Centre Cinemas, 111 E. 300 South, Salt Lake City

Tickets • $15; $12 for SLFS members; $8.75 for students in advance; $9.25 for students at the door