Sundance Institute's 2017 Summer Film Series @ red butte garden ampHitheater

2017 SUMMER FILM SERIES

Utah’s favorite outdoor movie nights are back for the 20th year this summer. Bring a blanket, pack a picnic, and enjoy Sundance Film Festival favorites under the stars. And NEW for 2017, come early for lawn games at every screening!

 

All screenings are free and open to the public—no ticket needed.

 

Hunt for the Wilderpeople

WED, AUG 9, AT DUSK (APPROX. 9 PM)
SLC: RED BUTTE GARDEN AMPHITHEATRE


Directed and written by Taika Waititi, Based on the book Wild Pork and Watercress by Barry Crump

1h 41 min, color, New Zealand, 2016, PG-13

 

Ricky is a defiant young city kid who finds himself on the run with his cantankerous foster uncle in the wild New Zealand bush. A national manhunt ensues, and the two are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive in this heartwarming adventure comedy. Cast: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata.

 

Gates open at 7:30 p.m. Come early for lawn games!

 

Meru
WED, AUG 23, AT DUSK (APPROX. 9 PM)
SLC: RED BUTTE GARDEN AMPHITHEATRE

 

Directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

1h 30 min, color, U.S.A., 2015, R

 

Three elite mountain climbers sacrifice everything but their friendship as they struggle through heartbreaking loss and nature’s harshest elements to attempt the never-before-completed Shark’s Fin on Mount Meru, the most coveted first ascent in the dangerous game of Himalayan big wall climbing.

 

Gates open at 7:30 p.m. On-site activities will be announced soon.

 

Community Choice Film

WED, AUG 30, AT DUSK (APPROX. 9 PM)
SLC: RED BUTTE GARDEN AMPHITHEATRE

 

For the fourth year, Sundance Institute wants YOU to select the last film of the Summer Film Series. In honor of the 20th anniversary of the series, vote for your favorite film from the 1997 Sundance Film Festival. Vote online now or at any summer screening through August.

 

Gates open at 7:30 p.m. Come early for 1997 Festival-themed trivia!

 

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