Newsletter: Utah Film Center, Early Bird Passes to Tumbleweeds

Under the Gun, Jonathan, Best of Enemies, Hooligan Sparrow w/director + 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.
  ONLY
$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

Heaven Adores You
Tuesday, August 16 @ 7:00 PM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

Exposé USA

UNDER THE GUN

Directed by Stephanie Soechtig
110 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

The team behind Sundance Film Festival hitFed Up examines the national debate on gun control.

Official Selection: 2016 Sundance Film Festival

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Thursday, August 18 @ 7:00 PM
 Marmalade Library - 280 W 500 N
 

Damn These Heels Year-Round

Best of Fest: JONATHAN

Directed by Piotr J. Lewandowski
99 min | 2016 | Germany | Not Rated
Presented in German with English subtitles.

A young farmer takes care of his seriously ill father, whose suppressed family secret comes to the surface when an old friend suddenly shows up.

Winner: Audience Award–2016 Damn These Heels Film Festival; Official Selection: 2016 Berlin Film Festival

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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

*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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Upcoming Outside of Salt Lake City Screenings

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Friday, August 19 @ 4:00 PM - Price
 King Koal Theatre - 1171 E Main St

Friday, August 19 @ 6:00 PM - Sorenson
 Sorenson Unity Center - 1383 S 900 W

Saturday, Aug. 20 @ 11:00 AM - W Jordan
 Viridian Event Center - 8030 S 1825 W

Tumbleweeds Year-Round

2016 NYICFF–KID FLIX MIX 1

Directed by Various Filmmakers
58 min | 2016 | Various | Not Rated

A program of short films from around the world for ages 4 and up from the 2016 New York International Children’s Film Festival. Click "Learn More" for a list of the films included and descriptions.

Learn More–Price...
Learn More–Sorenson Unity Center...
Learn More–West Jordan...

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Wednesday, August 17 @ 7:00 PM - Ogden
 Peery's Egyptian - 2415 Washington Blvd

Utah Film Circuit

BEST OF ENEMIES

Directed by Morgan Neville & Robert Gordon
87 min | 2015 | USA | Rated R

In the summer of 1968 television news changed forever when ABC hired William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal to debate during the national political conventions.

Official Selection: 2015 Sundance Film Festival, 2015 SXSW Film Festival

Learn More–Ogden...

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Thursday, August 18 @ 7:00 PM - Moab
 Star Hall - 159 E Center St

Utah Film Circuit

JANIS: Little Girl Blue

Directed by Amy Berg
103 min | 2015 | USA | Not Rated

Oscar®-nominated Amy Berg presents a moving portrait of the original “Rock Chick” Janis Joplin.

Official Selection: 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, 2015 Venice Film Festival

Learn More–Moab...

 
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