DTH News: Free movie on Thursday - An Act of Love

Damn These Heels Year-Round

JEWEL'S CATCH ONE

Directed by C. Fitz
85 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

This film documents the oldest Black-owned disco in America and establishes the legacy of businesswoman, activist, and healer, Jewel Thais-Williams, who stood up against hate and discrimination for 42 years.

Official Selection: 2016 Outfest, 2016 Provincetown International Film Festival

Upcoming free Damn These Heels film screenings
 
Thursday, September 15 @ 7:00 PM
 Marmalade Library - 280 W 500 N


Damn These Heels Year-Round

AN ACT OF LOVE

Directed by Scott Sheppard
86 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

In 2013, Rev. Frank Schaefer was put on trial in the United Methodist Church for officiating his son’s same-sex wedding. The Schaefer family was pulled into a movement for LGBTQ equality in the nation’s second largest protestant denomination. 

Winner: Audience Award–2016 San Luis Obispo International Film Festival

Thursday, October 20 @ 7:00 PM
 Marmalade Library - 280 W 500 N
 

 

Damn These Heels Year-Round

JEWEL'S CATCH ONE

Directed by C. Fitz
85 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

This film documents the oldest Black-owned disco in America and establishes the legacy of businesswoman, activist, and healer, Jewel Thais-Williams, who stood up against hate and discrimination for 42 years.

Official Selection: 2016 Outfest, 2016 Provincetown International Film Festival

 

DTH Year-Round sponsored by
Weinholtz Family FoundationDancing LlamaPrestman AutoTerence Kearns Stephens Charitable Fund

 

Upcoming Utah Film Center Events

Film Still
Sat, Sept. 17 @ 11:00 AM
 Viridian Event Center -
 8030 S 1825 W, W. Jordan

2016 NYICFF–KID FLIX MIX 2

Film Still
Tues, Sept. 20 @ 7:00 PM
 The City Library -
210 E 400 S, SLC

UNDER THE SUN

Film Still
Tues, Sep. 27 @ 7 & 9 PM
 The City Library -
210 E 400 S, SLC

3,000 CUPS OF TEA
*Post-film Q&A with director. No Q&A at 9PM screening.

 
Festival highlights!
 
Film StillTHE EAGLE HUNTRESS
Sunday, September 25 @ 6:00 pm
Jeanne Wagner Theatre

Presented in English and Kazakh with English subtitles.
Recommended for Ages 12+

The Eagle Huntress is executive produced and narrated by Star Wars’s Daisy Ridley. Like Ridley’s character “Rey,” Aisholpan never doubts her ability to be as strong or brave as any boy. 

    
 
 
Film StillTHE LITTLE PRINCE
Saturday, September 24 @ 2:45 pm
Jeanne Wagner Theatre

Recommended for Ages 6+

Based on the classic story by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, an over-scheduled girl befriends an eccentric aviator, who regales her with tales about the adventures of an unusual boy who lives on an asteroid.  

    
 
 
Film StillHÖRDUR
Saturday, September 24 @ 5:15 pm
Jeanne Wagner Theatre

Presented in German and Turkish with English subtitles.
Recommended for Ages 12+

A coming-of-age film about Aylin, a young Turkish immigrant living in Germany, who is set on the road to self-discovery after being sentenced to work at a horse stable after an altercation at school.  

    
 
 
Film StillWILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - in 35mm & Smell-O-Vision
Saturday, September 24 @ 7:15 pm
Jeanne Wagner Theatre

Arguably one of the greatest children’s films of all time. This special screening, shown in honor of the late Gene Wilder, will be presented in 35mm and includes Wonkariffic goodie bags.

    
 
 
See this year's film & workshop lineup!
 
 
Interested in volunteering at the Festival? Help Utah Film Center make this year’s Tumbleweeds Film Festival the best yet! To enroll as a Festival volunteer, please contact Grassroots Coordinator Mike Patterson atmpatterson@utahfilmcenter.org today.

Lead Sponsors
Zions Bank  George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation  FM 100.3
 
 

VISIT WWW.UTAHFILMCENTER.ORG
FOR A COMPLETE LINE-UP OF UPCOMING FILMS

 
UTAH FILM CENTER PROGRAMS GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY
The Catalyst Foundation George S and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation ZAPZions Bank 

Be the first to comment

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.