Frank Capra's inverted take on A Christmas Carol stars Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey, a good man who's spent a lifetime giving up on his dreams in order to keep life in his small town humming. When a guardian angel named Clarence finds a despondent George poised to jump off a bridge, he shows George what life would've been like had he never been born. 


A story that chronicles a year in the life of a middle-class family in Mexico City in the early 1970s.

In early 18th century England, a frail Queen Anne (Colman) occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah (Weisz) governs the country in her stead. When a new servant Abigail (Stone) arrives, her charm endears her to Sarah.

This film will screen with Open Captions on Tuesday 12/18 at 1:00 pm & 7:00 pm.

A zombie apocalypse threatens the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - forcing Anna and her friends to fight, slash and sing their way to survival, facing the undead in a desperate race to reach their loved ones. But they soon discover that no one is safe in this new world, and with civilization falling apart around them, the only people they can truly rely on are each other.

This is our SLFS School Night film on Tuesday 12/18 at 7:10 pm.  21 and younger = Free Admission. 

An unusual set of circumstances brings unexpected success to a pop star.

Follows the charming yet troubled Ben Burns (Hedges), who returns home to his unsuspecting family one fateful Christmas Eve. Ben's wary mother Holly Burns (Roberts) welcomes her beloved son's return, but soon learns he is still very much in harm's way. 

A family of small-time crooks take in a child they find on the street.

A passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatefully mismatched and yet condemned to each other.

While serving a five-year sentence for a violent crime, a 12-year-old boy sues his parents for neglect.

Wassail and Waffles
Saturday 12/15
Waffles & Fun starts at 10 am; Films start at 10:30 am & 11:00 am.
Salt Lake Film Society presents Wassail and Waffles, free holiday fun for the whole family. Starting at 10 am, make your own waffle, meet Santa, and enjoy some holiday wassail. This year our holiday film screenings will include ELF & THE POLAR EXPRESS. Enjoy a great holiday film on the big screen this year! 

 Wassail & Waffles Film Schedule

polar express
10:30 am & 11:00 am 
Free Admission
10:30 am & 11:00 am
Free Admission

10:15 am & 11:20 am
Free Admission 
Co-presented by PBS Kids

A working-class Italian-American bouncer becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.


A woman in Harlem desperately scrambles to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime while carrying their first child.

A look at the life of painter Vincent van Gogh during the time he lived in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, France.

Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history.


The story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights and what she had to overcome in order to become a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.

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