SLFS Motor Cinema

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Purchase tickets for our SLFS Studio Backlot Motor Cinema here.  

Welcome to the SLFS Studio Backlot Motor Cinema, presented by Redman Movies & Stories!

The Motor Cinema is situated on the motion picture studio backlot of Redman Movies & Stories. You will enjoy a unique experience featuring the nostalgia of classic drive-in movie theaters, where real movie-theater popcorn is part of the fun!

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

Restrooms are available on site and will be cleaned frequently by Jani-King.

Where is the Studio Backlot Motor Cinema? 

In SLC, at the film production studio lots of Redman Movies & Stories.

Address: 1075 South 700 West in SLC. To avoid train delays, use 1300 South to enter 700 West.

What time do the movies start? 

Showtime is 8 p.m. Patrons and members should arrive early. Gates open at 7 p.m. NO LATE ENTRY. Patrons who arrive late to the event will be refunded electronically.  

How much does it cost? 

$27 Per car. One car per ticket; you must have a vehicle. Mobile ticketing only.  Tickets must be purchased in advance at or

Can anyone get tickets? 

Our films are specifically geared toward an 18+ audience. Red Carpet Club donors attend for $21 per vehicle and $10 per concessions, click HERE to join and support our mission in film.

Our presentation of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, with the Out of the Shadows Theater Company is an 18+ show. No one will be admitted under the age of 18. This event contains sexual content and language that may not be appropriate for all viewers.

Is it safe? 

For everyone’s safety, patrons will remain in their vehicles except when visiting the restroom, and parking spaces will be socially distanced.  

Are masks required for patrons? 

Yes. See SLFS’s #CinemaSafe guidelines here.

Can I buy Concessions? 

Concessions packages will be available for pre-purchase only at the time of ticket-purchase.  They include real movie theater popcorn, one candy, and two bottled waters.  Patrons are welcome to bring their own beverages. 

Is the venue ADA accessible? 

Yes. Let us know when you arrive. Restrooms are ADA accessible. 

Where can I get advance notice of future films, like Tower of Terror and Summer Late Nights? 

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Saturday, September 12- The Big Lebowski

Friday, September 18- Crooklyn

Saturday, September 19- Dazed and Confused

Friday, September 25- Brigsby Bear

Saturday, September 26- Rocky Horror Picture Show

Friday, October 2- Galaxy Quest

Saturday, October 3- Mad Max: Fury. Road - Black and Chrome Edition

Friday, October 9- Plan 10 From Outer Space

Saturday, October 10- Carnival of Souls

Friday, October 16- Get Out

Saturday, October 17- They Live

Friday, October 23- Halloween

Saturday, October 24- Hereditary