Newsletter: Utah Film Center Summer Screening

Upcoming free film screenings and special events from Utah Film Center
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THANK YOU!

This past weekend was a wonderful weekend full of storytelling and community. We would like to thank everyone who attended films, all of our wonderful volunteers, and the sponsors that help to make the festival possible. We can’t wait to do it all again next year!


2016 Damn These Heels Film Festival Sponsors
 

Upcoming Free Salt Lake City Screenings

Heaven Adores You
Tuesday, July 19 @ 7:00 PM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

Exposé USA

THE BAD KIDS

Directed by Keith Fulton and Lou Pepe
101 min | 2015 | USA | Not Rated

At a remote Mojave Desert high school, extraordinary educators believe that empathy and life skills, more than academics, give at-risk students command of their own futures. 

Winner: U.S. Documentary Special Jury Prize for Verité Filmmaking—2016 Sundance Film Festival

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Heaven Adores You
Thursday, July 21 @ 7:00 PM
 Marmalade Library - 280 W 500 N
 

Damn These Heels Year-Round

MIRCO

Directed by Silvia Chiogna
68 min | 2014 | Germany | Not Rated

A thought-provoking and playful documentary that explores what happens when we challenge the rules of gender.

Official Selection: 2015 Damn These Heels Film Festival, 2016 BFI Flare Film Festival

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Heaven Adores You
Tuesday, July 26 @ 7:00 PM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

The Environment

THE MESSENGER

Directed by Su Rynard
90 min | 2015 | Canada/France | Not Rated

Post-film Q&A with Professor Cagan Sekercioglu.

A wide-ranging and contemplative documentary that explores our deep-seated connection to birds and warns that the uncertain fate of songbirds might mirror our own. 

Official Selection: 2015 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

Co-presented by The Nature Conservancy

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Heaven Adores You
Friday, July 29 @ 6:00 PM
 Sorenson Unity Center - 1383 S 900 W
 

Tumbleweeds Year-Round

BOY AND THE WORLD

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

A young boy’s cozy rural life is shattered when is father leaves for the city, prompting him to embark on a quest to reunite his family. His journey unfolds like a tapestry, taking on greater complexity as his world expands. Featuring stunning visuals and an exceptional soundtrack, this film is a delight to the senses.

Nominee: Best Animated Feature – 2016 Academy Awards

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Upcoming Outside of Salt Lake City Screenings

Film Still

Wednesday, July 20 @ 7:00 PM - Ogden
 Peery's Egyptian - 2415 Washington Blvd


Utah Film Circuit

HE NAMED ME MALALA

Directed by Davis Guggenheim
87 min | 2015 | United Arab Emirates/USA | PG-13

A look at the events leading up to the Taliban's attack on Pakistani schoolgirl, Malala Yousafzai, for speaking out on girls' education followed by the aftermath, including her speech to the United Nations.

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Thursday, July 21 @ 7:00 PM - Moab
 Star Hall - 159 E Center St


Utah Film Circuit

LADY IN THE VAN

Directed by Nicholas Hytner
104 min | 2015 | UK | PG-13

Based on the true story of Miss Shepherd, a woman who “temporarily” parked her van in a London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years.

Official Selection: 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, 2015 Warsaw International Film Festival

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