Special screenings: 'God Help the Girl' at Red Butte

Published August 14, 2014 4:15 pm
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'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 • Friday, 4 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

Also • Saturday, Aug. 16, 11 a.m.; Viridian Event Center, 1825 W. 8030 South, West Jordan; free

'Big Night'

The 2014 Sundance Institute Summer Series continues with "Big Night," Stanley Tucci and Campbell Scott's charming comedy about two brothers (Tucci and Tony Shalhoub) who stake the future of their Italian restaurant on one big meal for a famous jazz musician. Presented in collaboration with Park City Chamber of Commerce/Convention & Visitors Bureay for the first Park City Grub Crawl.

When • Friday, 9 p.m.

Where • City Park, Park City.

Tickets • Free

'Big Trouble in Little China'

John Carpenter's kung-fu action comedy "Big Trouble in Little China," starring Kurt Russell as a trucker who gets in way over his head among supernatural forces in San Francisco's Chinatown.

When • Friday and Saturday, 11 p.m.; Sunday, noon

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

Tickets • $5

'Alive Inside'

The documentary "Alive Inside," 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.

When •Saturday, 4 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free.

Also • Thursday, 7 p.m.; Star Hall, 58 E. 300 South, Moab; free.


Kaysville City's Movies in the Park series continues with "Turbo," an animated tale of a snail with a dream of racing in the Indy 500.

When • Saturday, 8:30 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free

'Back to the Future'

An outdoor screening of the time-travel classic "Back to the Future." Presented by Taylorsville Community Development. Free popcorn and toppings available.

When • Saturday, 9 p.m.

Where • Taylorsville City Hall, 5400 S. 2700 West.

Tickets • Free

'The Princess Bride'

Park City Mountain Resort's free outdoor movie series, Monday Night Movies on the Mountain, continues with the fantasy comedy "The Princess Bride." 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

'Detroit Unleaded'

The cross-cultural romantic comedy "Detroit Unleaded," about Sami, who runs his family's gas station, and Najlah, a gorgeous girl who delivers long-distance phone cards.

When • Tuesday, 7 p.m.

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

Tickets • Free.

'God Help the Girl'

The 2014 Sundance Institute Summer Series continues with "God Help the Girl," a musical drama directed by Stuart Murdoch, of the band Belle & Sebastian.

When • Wednesday, Aug. 20, 9 p.m.

Where • Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way, University of Utah campus, Salt Lake City.

Tickets • Free

'The New Black'

The documentary "The New Black," which looks at how the African-American community handles the campaign to legalize gay marriage — looking at homophobia in African-American churches, and how the Christian Right exploits that for its own agenda.

When • Thursday, 7 p.m.

Where • Brewvies Cinema & Pub, 677 S. 200 West, Salt Lake City.

Tickets • Free

'The LEGO Movie'

An outdoor screening of "The LEGO Movie," the animated tale of a mini-fig (voiced by Chris Pratt) who learns he has a special destiny.

When • Friday, August 22 at 8:30 p.m.

Where • Chompers Party Cove, Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center, 5624 S. Cougar Lane (4800 W.), Kearns.

Tickets • Free


The Coen brothers' 1996 classic "Fargo," starring Frances McDormand as a no-nonsense Minnesota sheriff investigating a bizarre crime.

When • Friday and Saturday, Aug. 22-23, 11 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 24, noon.

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

Tickets • $5.



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