The summer film calendar is not as packed as during the colder months, but there are still plenty of things to look forward to. The Park City Film Series kicks into nostalgia mode with their Throwback Series, but not before one last dose of indie documentary. Families with kids take note of the new Metro Summer Kids Movie series where you can enjoy kid-friendly flicks for a fraction of regular theater tickets.
Park City Film Series
June 8 - 10: RBG - Fri./Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 6 p.m.
One of the highlights of this year's Sundance Film Festival, RBG is a revelatory documentary offering audiences an inside look into the personal journey of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bade Ginsburg. In addition to developing a breathtaking legal legacy, the 85 year old Ginsburg has also become an unexpected pop culture icon.
Beer and wine will be available for purchase. The Sunday night screening will be followed by a panel consisting of Utah Supreme Court Justice Paige Peterson, University of Utah Law Professor Erika George and ACLU of Utah Legislative and Policy Counsel Marina Lowe. KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher will moderate.
Throwback Tuesdays - June 2018
Free admission and free popcorn plus classic films! Can't get better than that. Starting on June 12, come in for 7 p.m. Tuesday screenings at the Park City Library.
Tuesday, June 12 - Jumanji (1995) (PG)
When two kids begin playing a magical board game they found, a man trapped for decades in and a host of dangers are released into the world. Only by finishing the game can the madness be stopped.
Tuesday, June 19 - Splash (PG)
A young man falls in love with a mermaid who saved his life as a young boy, though he does not know who/what she really is.
Tuesday, June 26 - Sister Act (PG)
After witnessing a mob crime, a worldly singer is hidden by the police in a traditional convent. The singer, however, has trouble fitting in as a nun.
Metro Summer Kids Movies
Need a way to entertain the little ones during the summer? You can watch movies on the cheap throughout the summer with the Metro Summer Kids Movies series at Redstone Shopping Center for just $2 a seat. Grab your tickets at metrotheatres.com and box office. The series runs from June to August. This month's films include:
June 12 - Despicable Me (PG)
A criminal mastermind's plot to use a trio of orphan girls for a grand scheme goes awry when he finds himself growing fond of them and changing for the better.
June 19 - The Boss Baby (PG)
In this babies vs. puppies film, a suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.June 26 - Ferdinand (PG)
A friendly bull named Ferdinand is captured and torn from his home. Assembling a misfit team, he embarks an an epic adventure in order to return to his family.
See you next month!