Salt Lake Film Society announces Indie Summer at the SLFS Studio Backlot Motor Cinema

Salt Lake Film Society announces Indie Summer at the SLFS Studio Backlot Motor Cinema

SLFS Studio Backlot Motor Cinema is a semi-permanent, seasonal drive-in that is officially the third location of Salt Lake Film Society, created in partnership with our marquee sponsor, Redman Movies & Stories. 

The Motor Cinema is situated on the motion picture studio backlot of Redman Movies & Stories, at 1075 South 700 West in SLC. Patrons will enjoy a unique experience featuring the nostalgia of classic drive-in movie theaters, where real movie-theater popcorn is part of the fun. Tickets and cinema snacks are sold online, in advance only, at Tickets go on sale April 23. 

Films will run Fridays and Saturdays through June 27. Stay tuned for our fall line up of cult classics and horror. Films begin at sunset, gates open 1 hour prior to sunset. Modern restroom trailers with a cleaning attendant are available on site. Additional private screenings are available for SLFS Red Carpet Club members. 

SLFS is the nonprofit operator of Broadway Centre Cinemas and the historic Tower Theatre. The Studio Backlot Motor Cinema will provide fun summer events for years to come. 

2021 Indie Summer Line Up:

4/30 Blood Simple

5/1 Wet Hot American Summer

5/4 Minari (special Tuesday screening)

5/7 Nomadland

5/8 Lock, Stock and 2 Smoking Barrels

5/11 Ailey – (Special Tuesday Sundance Institute Free Community Screening)

5/14 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

5/15 La La Land

5/18 Bullitt (special Tuesday screening)

5/21 Harold and Maude

5/22 Hunt for the Wilderpeople

5/25 The Last Picture Show (special Tuesday screening)

5/28 Frances Ha

5/29 Dirty Dancing

6/01 Moonlight (special Tuesday screening)

6/04 No Country for Old Men

6/05 Jaws

6/11 Judas and the Black Messiah

6/12 BlacKkKlansman

6/18 Footloose

6/19 Drive

6/26 Easy Rider

6/27 Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Salt Lake Film Society Mission:
educate, advocate, and inform about –and through– cinema. We promote diversity through film exhibition and creation. We foster film talent and cultivate film appreciation and participation. Our programs and venues ensure that the potent ideas and voices of film are accessible to everyone in our community.

Stuart is the founder, writer and wrangler at several sites including Gastronomic SLC, Utah Now and, The Utah Review; Stuart is a former restaurant critic of more than five years, working for the Salt Lake Tribune and has worked extensively with other local publications from Utah Stories through to Salt Lake Magazine and Visit Salt Lake.