Free film screenings of Quest, Mr. Gaga w/ RDT performance & discussion, DTH Best of Fest Political Animals + more w/ the Utah Film Center

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Upcoming Free Salt Lake City Screenings


QUEST


Tue, Sept 19 | 7 PM | The City Library

Directed by Jonathan Olshefski
104 min | 2017 | USA | Not Rated

A ten-year depiction of a North Philly family whose everyday life brings a mix of joy and unexpected crisis.

Winner: Grand Jury Prize–2017 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival; Official Selection: 2017 Sundance Film Festival

 

MR. GAGA


Wed, Sept 20 | 7 PM | Rose Wagner

Directed by Tomer Heymann
100 min | 2015 | Israel | Not Rated
Presented in English and Hebrew with English subtitles.

 Post-film performance  by Repertory Dance Theatre &  post-film discussion  with Linda C. Smith, Executive/Artistic Director of RDT, and RDT dancers, moderated by RadioWest's Doug Fabrizio.

The story of Ohad Naharin, renowned choreographer and artistic genius who redefined the language of modern dance.

Presented in partnership with Repertory Dance Theatre and as part of our Through The Lens series with KUER and RadioWest.

DTH BEST OF FEST: POLITICAL ANIMALS


Thurs, Sept 21 | 7:15 PM | The Leonardo

Directed by Jonah Markowitz, Tracy Wares
87 min | 2015 | USA | Not Rated

 Please note: this screening will now be held at The Leonardo at 7:15 pm 

This documentary follows four lesbian California legislators in their battle for LGBT rights and recognition.

Winner: Jury Award–2016 Los Angeles Film Festival; Audience Award–2016 Provincetown International Film Festival

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

DYING IN VEIN


Tues, Sept 26 | 7 PM | The City Library

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

 Post-film Q&A  with director Jenny Mackenzie & film subjects moderated by RadioWest's Doug Fabrizio.

The latest from Salt Lake City-based filmmaker Jenny Mackenzie is an exploration of the opiate and heroin addiction crisis.

This screening is presented in recognition of National Recovery Month in September.

 

Upcoming Free Outside of Salt Lake City Screenings


NO MAN’S LAND


Wed, Sept 20 @ 7 PM
Peery's Egyptian Theater
Ogden

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at the armed standoff at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon in 2016.

Official Selection–2017 Tribeca Film Festival

NO MAN’S LAND


Thurs, Sept 21 @ 7 PM
Star Hall
Moab

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at the armed standoff at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon in 2016.

Official Selection–2017 Tribeca Film Festival

2017 NYICFF–KID FLIX MIX 1


Mon, Oct 2 @ 4 PM
County Library's Viridian Event Center
West Jordan

A program of short films from around the world for ages 3-7 from the 2017 New York International Children’s Film Festival.


Media Education


TED-Ed Lessons for Teachers & Students

Most of you have probably heard of TED Talks. You know the ones: the super curated, often brilliant, rarely uninspiring lecture series from interesting people around the world. Well the smart people over at TED have another great product up their sleeves aimed squarely at teachers and students known as TED-Ed. From science and engineering to economics, psychology to mathematics, linguistics to geography – there are thousands of TED-Ed lessons to choose from. Click here to see some samples we recommend!


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 George S and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation ZAPZions Bank 

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