SLFS Motor Cinema

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Purchase tickets here for our SLFS Studio Backlot Motor Cinema.

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? 

Movie start time is SUNSET. The lot opens 1 hour prior to sunset and no vehicles are guaranteed admittance after the movie begins. We suggest arriving early.

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 SLFS.org or SLFSathome.org

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.

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 and two bottled waters.  

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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Purchase tickets here for all films below.

THE MOVIES

Friday, April 30- BLOOD SIMPLE

Saturday, May 1- WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER

Tuesday, May 4 - MINARI (special Tuesday show)

Friday, May 7- NOMADLAND

Saturday, May 8- LOCK STOCK AND TWO SMOKIN’ BARRELS'

Tuesday, May 11- AILEY (Special Tuesday Sundance Institute Free Community Screening)

Friday, May 14- ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

Saturday, May 15- LA LA LAND

Tuesday, May 18 - BULLITT (special Tuesday screening)

Friday, May 21- HAROLD AND MAUDE

Saturday, May 22- HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE

Tuesday, May 25 - THE LAST PICTURE SHOW (special Tuesday screening)

Friday, May 28- FRANCES HA

Saturday, May 29- DIRTY DANCING

Tuesday, June 1 - MOONLIGHT (special Tuesday screening)

Friday, June 4- NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN

Saturday, June 5- JAWS

Tuesday June 8- TBD (special Tuesday screening)

Friday, June 11- JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH

Saturday, June 12- BLACKKKLANSMAN

Friday, June 18- FOOTLOOSE

Saturday, June 19- DRIVE

Friday, June 25- EASY RIDER

Saturday June 26- HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH