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Upcoming Events


Wasatch Roller Derby's Proceeds Benefit Utah Film Center

Roller derby fans! Join us at Wasatch Roller Derby's August 26th game from 7–10 pm at The Derby Depot located at 1415 South 700 West in Salt Lake City. Proceeds will be benefiting us, plus we'll be sponsoring the halftime show! Advanced online tickets are $8, or tickets can be purchased day-of the event at the door for $10.  


Upcoming Free Salt Lake City Screenings


STREET FIGHTING MEN


Mon, Aug 21 | 7 PM | Rose Wagner

Directed by Andrew James
110 min | 2017 | USA | Not Rated

Post-film Q&A with director Andrew James, moderated by RadioWest host Doug Fabrizio.

Shot in Detroit, this is a story of hard work, faith, and manhood in a community left to fend for itself.

Official Selection: 2017 Independent Film Festival Boston

Presented as part of our Through The Lens series with KUER and RadioWest.

 

BORN INTO BROTHELS


Tue, Aug 22 | 7 PM | The City Library

Directed by Zana Briski and Ross Kauffman
85 min | 2004 | USA | Rated R

Post-film Q&A with Executive Producer and Utah Film Center Founder Geralyn Dreyfous.

Photography releases sparks of artistic genius in the children who live in Calcutta's red light district.

Winner: Best Documentary Feature–2005 Academy Awards

Presented as part of Utah Film Center’s 15th Anniversary Celebration.

THE LEGACY OF FRIDA KAHLO


Sat, Aug 26 | 5 PM | UMFA

Sat, Aug 26 | 7 PM | UMFA

Directed by Tadasuke Kotani
89 min | 2015 | Japan | Not Rated
Presented in English, and Japanese, Spanish, and French with English subtitles.

Photographer Miyako Ishiuchi explores a lost trove of Frida Kahlo's belongings, mixing life and death in art.

Official Selection: 2016 Hot Docs International Documentary Film Festival

Presented in partnership with the Utah Museum of Fine Arts.

 

BOY AND THE WORLD


Sun, Aug 27 | 3 PM | UMFA

Directed by Alê Abreu
80 min | 2013 | Brazil | Rated PG
No Dialogue

Recommended for ages 7+

A young boy’s cozy rural life is shattered when his father leaves for the city, prompting him to embark on a quest to reunite his family.

Nominee: Best Animated Feature–2016 Academy Awards; Winner of over 40 Film Festival Awards

Presented in partnership with the Utah Museum of Fine Arts.

THE CRASH REEL


Tue, Aug 29 | 7 PM | The City Library

Directed by Lucy Walker
108 min | 2013 | USA | Not Rated

Pro snowboarder Kevin Pearce battles to recover after a training accident in Park City that left him in a coma.

Winner: Audience Award–2013 SXSW Film Festival; Official Selection: 2013 Sundance Film Festival, 2013 Berlin Film Festival

Presented as part of Utah Film Center’s 15th Anniversary Celebration.

 

TIME BANDITS


Sat, Sept 2 | 11 AM | The City Library

Directed by Terry Gilliam
116 min | 1981 | UK | Rated PG

Open captions Presented with Open Captions.

Recommended for ages 9+

Cast: Craig Warnock, Sean Connery, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Shelley Duvall, Ralph Richardson, David Warner

A boy named Kevin escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of treasure-plundering time-traveling dwarfs.

Presented as part of our Tumbleweeds Film Festival year-round programming.


Upcoming Free Outside of Salt Lake City Screenings


FROM NOWHERE


Wed, Aug 30 @ 7 PM
Peery's Egyptian Theater
Ogden

Click here for post-film discussion details.

Three undocumented Bronx teenagers finish high school while navigating getting their papers to stay in the USA.

Winner: Narrative Spotlight Audience Award–2016 SXSW

NO MAN’S LAND


Thur, Sept 7 @ 7 PM
Viridian Event Center
West Jordan

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

TIME BANDITS


Sat, Sept 9 @ 2 PM
Orem Public Library
Orem

A boy named Kevin escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of treasure-plundering time-traveling dwarfs.

Presented as part of our Tumbleweeds Film Festival year-round programming.


Media Education


DOCUTAH Festival on Sept 4–9th in Southern Utah

For those of you living in Southern Utah, we recommend taking part in DOCUTAH, the state's preeminent international documentary film festival. It takes place Sept 4–9, 2017 on the campus of Dixie State University. There are opportunities to volunteer at the festival, as well as attend DocTalk panels that take place Sept 5–8 at 3 pm in the Sears Gallery in the Dolores Doré Eccles Fine Arts Center. The film lineup is incredible and it is a great way to get inspired to infuse filmmaking into your classrooms this school year. Find out more at www.docutah.com.


Utah Film Center Programs Generously Supported By


 
 George S and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation ZAPZions Bank 

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