Peery’s Egyptian Theater

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Peery’s Egyptian Theater
2415 Washington Blvd, Ogden

Upcoming Events At This Venue

October 18, 2017

Directed by Jenny Mackenzie
68 min | 2017 | USA | Not Rated

Post-film Q&A with director Jenny Mackenzie & film subjects.

This latest film from Salt Lake City-based filmmaker Jenny Mackenzie is an intimate and deeply personal exploration of the opiate and heroin addiction crisis. The film follows two young women trying to get clean, a 22-year-old in recovery, a family grieving the loss of their son, and a team of ER doctors trying to save their patients. (more…)

Start: October 18, 2017 7:00 PM
End: October 18, 2017 9:00 PM
Cost: Free

November 15, 2017

Directed by Michael Showalter
84 min | 2017 | USA | Rated R

Cast: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano

Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, The Big Sick tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Kazan) after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents. (more…)

Start: November 15, 2017 7:00 PM
End: November 15, 2017 8:30 PM
Cost: Free

December 20, 2017

Directed by Thomas Lennon
86 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated
Presented in multiple languages subtitled in English

Shot by more than 40 filmmaking teams around the world, the film immerses the viewer in the daily use of faith and spiritual practice. At a time when religious hatreds dominate the world’s headlines, this film explores faith as primary human experience, and how people turn to ritual and prayer to navigate the milestones and crises of private life. (more…)

Start: December 20, 2017 7:00 PM
End: December 20, 2017 8:30 PM
Cost: Free