Newsletter: Utah Film Center (Aug 22)

Hooligan Sparrow w/director, Sonita, For the Love of Spock, and more + Tumbleweeds Film Festival Early Bird Passes!

Upcoming free film screenings and special events from Utah Film Center
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2016 Tumbleweeds Film Festival For Children and Youth

Early Bird Festival Passes Now On Sale!
For a limited time, save over 30% on a 10–ticket pass to the
2016 Tumbleweeds Film Festival.
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$25 
$40 after September 6

A $60+ value
Pass includes
• 10 Film Tickets
• Festival Merchandise Discount
• Discounts at Local Restaurants
 
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Upcoming Free Salt Lake City Screenings

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Tuesday, August 23 @ 7:00 PM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

Through the Lens

HOOLIGAN SPARROW

Directed by Nanfu Wang
84 min | 2016 | China/USA | Not Rated
Presented in English and Mandarin with English subtitles.

*Post-film Q&A with director Nanfu Wang moderated by KUER/RadioWest host Doug Fabrizio.

Filmmaker Nanfu Wang follows activist Ye Haiyan (a.k.a. Hooligan Sparrow) as she protests the abuse of girls and women by Chinese authorities.

Official Selection: 2016 Sundance Film Festival, 2016 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, 2016 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

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Tuesday, August 30 @ 7:00 PM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

Films Without Borders

SONITA

Directed by Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami
90 min | 2015 | Iran/Germany/Switzerland | Not Rated
Presented in English and Farsi with English subtitles.

Special Encore Screening

An Afghan refugee dreams of becoming a hip-hop artist in a culture that doesn’t allow women to sing.

Winner: World Cinema Documentary Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award—2016 Sundance Film Festival, Audience Award—2015 International Documentary Festival Amsterdam

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Saturday, September 3 @ 11:00 AM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

Tumbleweeds Year-Round

2016 NYICFF–KID FLIX MIX 2

Directed by Various
60 min | 2016 | Various Countries | Not Rated

A program of short films from around the world for ages 9 and up from the 2016 New York International Children’s Film Festival.

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Tuesday, September 6 @ 7:00 PM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

Programmer's Choice

FOR THE LOVE OF SPOCK

Directed by Adam Nimoy
105 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the premiere of Star Trek, this documentary illuminates the life of Leonard Nimoy, the actor behind the beloved Mr. Spock.

Winner: Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature2016 Fantasia International Film Festival; Official Selection: 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

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