Special screenings: 'The LEGO Movie' under the stars, 'Ping Pong Summer' and much more

Published August 1, 2014 1:01 am
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'The LEGO Movie'

The Movie Under the Stars series continues with the animated hit "The LEGO Movie." Presented by the Capitol Preservation Board and the Utah Film Commission.

When • Friday, 7:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'

The Friday Night Flicks series continues with the action hit "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire."

When • Friday, 8:30 p.m.

Where • Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center, Park Pavilion, 5624 S. Cougar Lane (4800 West), Kearns

Tickets • Free

'20 Feet From Stardom'

Sundance Institute continues its summer outdoor screening series with "20 Feet From Stardom," the Oscar-winning documentary that recounts the careers of backup singers, including Darlene Love, Merry Clayton and Lisa Fischer (who's performing Sunday, Aug. 3, at Deer Valley). Presented in connection with the Park City Kimball Arts Festival.

When • Friday, 9 p.m.

Where • City Park, 1354 Park Ave., Park City

Tickets • Free

'The Muppet Movie'

The Utah Film Center celebrates the 35th anniversary of "The Muppet Movie," the first feature film featuring Kermit the Frog & Co. on a cross-country journey to make it big in Hollywood.

When • Saturday, 11 a.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Also • Friday, Aug. 8, 6 p.m.; Sorenson Unity Center, 1383 S. 900 West, Salt Lake City; free

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

Also • Saturday, Aug. 9, 2 p.m., Star Hall, 58 E. 300 South, Moab; free

'Field of Dreams'

Taylorsville's Movies in the Park series continues with the baseball drama "Field of Dreams," starring Kevin Costner. Free popcorn and toppings available. Moviegoers should bring lawn chairs and blankets.

When • Saturday, 9 p.m.

Where • Taylorsville City Hall, 5400 S. 2700 West

Tickets • Free

'Despicable Me'

Park City Mountain Resort's free outdoor movie series, Monday Night Movies on the Mountain, continues with the animated comedy "Despicable Me." Guests should bring a chair or blanket; concessions are available.

When • Monday, 8:45 p.m.

Where • Park City Mountain Resort, 1310 Lowell Ave., Park City

Tickets • Free

'The Newburgh Sting'

The documentary "The Newburgh Sting," which looks at the case of the "Newburgh Four" and the FBI's role in targeting Muslim communities in poor neighborhoods and luring believers into committing acts of terrorism. After the screening, directors David Heilbroner and Kate Davis will take part in a discussion moderated by KUER's Doug Fabrizio. Part of the Through the Lens series, presented by KUER and the Utah Film Center.

When • Tuesday, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free.

'Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods'

The Japanese animated adventure "Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods."

When • Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Where • Cinemark Century 16, 125 E. 3300 South, South Salt Lake; Ritz 15, 3217 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City; Carmike West Jordan 12, 1600 W. Fox Park Drive, West Jordan; Wynnsong 12, 4925 N. Edgewood Drive, Provo; Cinemark Farmington, 900 W. Clark Lane, Farmington; Tinseltown, 720 W. 1500 North, Layton; Tinseltown Newgate, 3651 Wall St., Ogden

Tickets • $7 to $9, at the theaters

'Forward 13: Waking Up the American Dream'

The documentary "Forward 13: Waking Up the American Dream," filmmaker Patrick Lovell's personal take on the millions who lost their homes to foreclosure as a result of the global financial crash of 2008.

When • Wednesday, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

'The Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company'

The documentary "The Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company," Utah filmmaker Claudia Sisemore's profile of the Salt Lake City dance group.

When • Wednesday, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

'Slaying the Badger'

The documentary "Slaying the Badger," which looks at cyclist Greg LeMond, the first American to win the Tour de France, focusing on LeMond's tempestuous relationship with his friend, mentor and teammate Bernard Hinault (known as "The Badger").

When • Wednesday, 8:30 p.m.

Where • Canyons Resort, Canyons Resort, Park City

Tickets • Free

Also • Friday, Aug. 8, 5 p.m.; Kamas Theater, 30 N. Main St., Kamas; free



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