SLFS events (Jan 3)

Upcoming free film screenings and special events from Utah Film Center
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2017 Sundance Film Festival KIDS Announced!


Sundance Film Festival Kids
Utah Film Center, in collaboration with Sundance Institute, is excited to bring back the Sundance Film Festival KIDS section! KIDS screenings take place in Park City and Salt Lake City during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival January 19–29, 2017. Tickets are only $10!

Upcoming Free Salt Lake City Screenings


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Tuesday, January 3 @ 7:00 PM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

Design Matters

MAKING SPACE/ 5 Women Changing the Face of Architecture

Directed by Ultan Guilfoyle
50 min | 2014 | USA | Not Rated

An intimate journey into the lives of five dynamic and accomplished female architects who are transforming the landscape of the 21st century.

Presented in partnership with Women in Architecture Salt Lake City

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Saturday, January 7 @ 11:00 AM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

Tumbleweeds Year-Round

ONLY YESTERDAY

Directed by Isao Takahata
118 min | 1991 | Japan | PG
Presented in English.

Recommended for ages 9+

Principal Cast: Daisy Ridley, Dev Patel, and Alison Fernandez.

Studio Ghibli classic finally released in the US. While traveling to visit relatives, 27-year old Takeo reminisces about growing up in Tokyo.

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Tuesday, January 10 @ 7:00 PM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

Science Movie Night

THE LOST WORLD (1925)

Directed by Harry O. Hoyt
106 min | 1925 | USA | Not Rated

*Post-film discussion.

A sensation when it opened, based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's (Sherlock Holmes) classic novel about a land where prehistoric creatures still roam.

Presented in partnership with Natural History Museum of Utah and The City Library.

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Tuesday, January 17 @ 7:00 PM
 Rose Wagner - 138 W 300 S
 

Through the Lens

TOWER

Directed by Keith Maitland
82 min | 2015 | USA | Not Rated

*Post-film Q&A with director Keith Maitland.

Archival footage combined with rotoscope animation, in a never-before-seen way, reveal the untold stories from America’s first mass school shooting.

Winner: Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature—2016 SXSW Film Festival

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Upcoming Free Outside of Salt Lake City Screenings


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Monday, Jan. 9 @ 4:00 PM - W Jordan
 Viridian Event Center - 8030 S 1825 W

Saturday, Jan. 14 @ 2:00 PM - Orem
 Orem Public Library - 58 N State St

Traveling Tumbleweeds

ZARAFA

Directed by Rémy Bezançon and Jean-Christope Lie
78 min. | 2012 | France/Belgium | Not Rated
Presented in French with English subtitles (W. Jordan). Presented in English (Orem).

Recommended for 8+

Principal Cast: Max Renaudin, Simon Abkarian, and Ronit Elkabetz.
    
Inspired by the true story of the first giraffe to visit France, Zarafa is a sumptuously animated and stirring adventure.
    
Official Selection: 2012 Berlin Film Festival, 2013 Tumbleweeds Film Festival

Learn More–West Jordan...
Learn More–Orem...
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Thursday, Jan. 12 @ 7:00 PM - W Jordan
 Viridian Event Center - 8030 S 1825 W

Utah Film Circuit

TOWER

Directed by Keith Maitland
82 min | 2015 | USA | Not Rated

Archival footage combined with rotoscope animation, in a never-before-seen way, reveal the untold stories from America’s first mass school shooting.

Winner: Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature—2016 SXSW Film Festival

Learn More–West Jordan...

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Wednesday, Jan. 18 @ 7:00 PM - Ogden
 Peery's Egyptian - 2415 Washington Blvd

Utah Film Circuit

EVA HESSE

Directed by Marcie Begleiter
108 min | 2016 | USA/Germany | Not Rated

An exploration into the life and work of Eva Hesse, one of America's foremost post-war artists. 

Official Selection: 2016 Dok.Fest Munich, 2016 Docaviv

Learn More–Ogden...
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Thursday, Jan. 19 @ 7:00 PM - Moab
 Star Hall  - 159 E Center St

Utah Film Circuit

MOTLEY'S LAW

Directed by Nicole Horanyi
90 min | 2015 | Denmark | Not Rated
Presented in English and Dari, Pashtu, Bantu with English subtitles.

A fascinating portrait of Kimberley Motley, a former beauty queen who was the first Western litigation lawyer to work in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Winner: Grand Jury Prize–2015 DOC NYC, Best Female Director–2015 International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)

Learn More–Moab...


Utah Film Center Education


Great Opportunity: Sundance Film Festival high school screenings

Part of the Sundance Film Festival this January includes student screenings, reserved specially for Utah junior high and high school students to get a world class film experience and engage in stories from around the globe. 

Join the over 68,000 students from 90 schools who have attended 200 screenings since 2000 and get involved. Click here to find out what 2017 Festival films are included and for more information on the Student Screening Program.

And check out the entertaining and always thought-provoking lineup for Sundance Film Festival Kids this year too, programmed in collaboration by Sundance Institute and Utah Film Center. 


UTAH FILM CENTER PROGRAMS GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY

 George S and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation ZAPZions Bank 
 

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