EVENT: Utah Film Center free October film screenings (SLC)

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Media Contact: Josh Levey

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October 2017 Salt Lake City Free Film Lineup

3 Visiting Directors | 3 Live Scores | 2 Post-film Discussions

 

Tuesday, October 3 | 7:00PM | Salt Lake City Library

Call Me Dad

Directed by Sophie Wiesner

80 min | 2015 | Australia | Not Rated

Post-film discussion  with Dr. Sonia Lynne Salari, Simi Poteki Malohifo’ou, Bill Allred, and Andi Tremonte.
A group of fathers confront the pain they have caused and take hold of a chance to transform their relationships.
Finalist: Single Documentary of the Year–Screen Producers Australia Awards 2016

*Presented in partnership with Talk to a Survivor and YWCA

 

Saturday, October 7 | 11:00AM | Salt Lake City Library

2017 NYICFF - Kid Flix Mix 1

Directed by Various

62 min | 2017 | Various | Not Rated
Recommended for ages 4+

A program of short films from around the world for ages 4 and up from the 2017 New York International Children's Film Festival. All films either in English or without dialogue.
*Presented as part of our Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Children and Youth year-round programming.

 

Tuesday, October 10 | 7:00PM | Salt Lake City Library

UNREST

Directed by Jennifer Brea

97 min | 2017 | USA | Not Rated
Presented with Open Captions

Post-film discussion  with with Dr. Jessica C. Brown, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Division of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Utah School of Medicine.
Jennifer Brea is working on her PhD and about to marry the love of her life when a mysterious fever leaves her bedridden.
Winner: U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award: Editing–2017 Sundance Film Festival
*Science Movie Night presented in partnership with Natural History Museum of Utah and The City Library"

 

Wednesday, October 11 | 7:00PM | Rose Wagner

ICARUS

Directed by Bryan Fogel

121 min | 2017 | USA | Not Rated
Post-film Q&A  with director Bryan Fogel moderated by KUER RadioWest host Doug Fabrizio.

A cyclist unwittingly wades into a global scandal when a Russian scientist leaks shocking details of a vast doping conspiracy.
Winner: U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award: The Orwell Award–2017 Sundance Film
*Through the Lens presented in partnership with KUER and RadioWest

Friday, October 13 | 7:00PM | Salt Lake City Library

The Sound of Silents - NOSFERATU

Directed by F.W. Murnau

94 min | 1922 | Germany | Not Rated

Live Score  written and performed by David Payne.
F.W. Murnau’s iconic 1922 vampire film, accompanied by an original score written and performed live by local musician David Payne.
*The Sounds of Silents series presented in partnership with The City Library

 

Tuesday, October 17 | 7:00PM | Salt Lake City Library

A Late Style of Fire

Directed by Michele Poulos

92 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated
Post-film Q&A  with director Michele Poulos.

Innovative documentary explores the brilliant poetry and scandalous life of Larry Levis. Original score by Iron and Wine.
Official Selection: 2016 Mill Valley Film Festival

*Presented in partnership with Utah Humanities Council, University of Utah, and University of Utah Creative Writing

Thursday, October 19 | 7:00PM | Salt Lake City Library

4 Days in France

Directed by Jérôme Reybaud

137 min | 2017 | France | Not Rated
Presented in French with English subtitles.
Cast: Pascal Cervo, Arthur Igual, Fabienne Babe
A man leaves his life behind and spends four days wandering around France, using his Grindr app as his guide.
Official Selection: 2016 Venice International Film Critics Week

*Presented as part of our Damn These Heels LGBTQ Film Festival year-round programming.

 

Friday, October 20 | 7:00PM | Salt Lake City Library

The Sound of Silents - THE UNKNOWN

Directed by Tod Browning

63 min | 1927 | USA | Not Rated

Live Score  written and performed by Jason Rabb and Nick Foster of It Foot, It Ears.
Influential circus thriller from Tod Browning, accompanied by music from local musicians Jason Rabb and Nick Foster of It Foot, It Ears.
*The Sounds of Silents series presented in partnership with The City Library

 

Tuesday, October 24 | 7:00PM | Salt Lake City Library

11/8/16

Directed by Duane Andersen & Jeff Deutchman

104 min | 2017 | USA | Not Rated

Presented in English, Arabic, and Spanish with English subtitles.

Post-film Q&A  with co-director Duane Andersen and local film subject Calene Van Noy, a Kaysville Mom & Evan McMullin volunteer.
Follow sixteen subjects in this uniquely cinematic look at the chaotic glory of American democracy from sea to shining sea.

Wednesday, October 25 | 7:00PM | Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Art Bastard

Directed by Victor Kanefsky

84 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated
Provocative artist Robert Cenedella blends satire with fantasy to create paintings that depict life in New York.
Winner: Best Documentary–2016 Manchester Film Festival

*Presented in partnership with Utah Museum of Fine Arts

 

Friday, October 27 | 7:00PM | Salt Lake City Library

The Sound of Silents - HAXAN

Directed by Benjamin Christensen

121 min | 1922 | Sweden/Denmark | Not Rated
Live Score  written and performed by Jesse Quebbeman-Turley.
A Swedish-Danish examination of witchcraft and hysteria from 1922, accompanied by music from local musician Jesse Quebbeman-Turley.
*The Sounds of Silents series presented in partnership with The City Library

 

Tuesday, October 31 | 7:00PM | Salt Lake City Library

Dawson City: Frozen Time

Directed by Bill Morrison

120 min | 2017 | USA | Not Rated
Decasia director Bill Morrison pieces together the bizarre true history of a long-lost silent film collection from the early 1900s.
Official Selection: 2016 Venice Film Festival, 2017 Seattle Film Festival

 

Outside of Salt Lake CIty screenings

Moab: 10/19 @ 7pm I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO
Ogden: 10/18 @ 7pm DYING IN VEIN with-post film director Q&A

Orem: 10/14 @ 2pm 2017 NYICFF–KID FLIX MIX 1

West Jordan: 10/2 @ 4pm 2017 NYICFF–KID FLIX MIX 1 | 10/5 @ 7pm 13TH with post-film discussion

 

All films listed are free and open to the public.

 

Mark your calendars for the 7th annual Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Children & Youth March 2–4, 2018 in downtown Salt Lake City.

 

Utah Film Center is generously sponsored by the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks Program, and Zions Bank.

 

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