Tumbleweeds Film Festival Moves to March 2018 + August's Free Tumbleweeds Movie The Red Turtle in SLC, West Jordan, and Orem @ Utah Film Center

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Tumbleweeds Film Festival Moves to March


Save the Date for March 2-4, 2018

In order to ensure that we deliver the best experience and the highest level of participation for our community, the dates for our upcoming 7th annual Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Children and Youthhave changed from September 22-24, 2017 to March 2-4, 2018 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in downtown Salt Lake City. Be sure to mark your calendars for the 2018 Tumbleweeds Film Festival!

Please note that our Tumbleweeds Fall Field Trips will go on as planned featuring The Mars Generation with director Michael Barnett in attendance from September 20-22, 2017 in Salt Lake City and West Jordan. We're excited to have over 1,600 students from across the Wasatch Front attend these field trips!

In other news, we are so honored that our Tumbleweeds Film Festival has received Salt Lake Magazine's 2017 Best of the Beehive award for "Best Sundance-alternative".


This Month's Free Tumbleweeds Movies


 

Saturday, August 5 @ 11 AM
The City Library - Salt Lake City


Monday, August 7 @ 4 PM
Viridian Event Center - West Jordan


Saturday, August 12 @ 2 PM
Orem Public Library - Orem

THE RED TURTLE

Directed by Michaël Dudok de Wit
81 min | 2016 | France/Belgium/Japan | Rated PG | No Dialogue

Recommended for ages 8+

Cast: Emmanuel Garijo, Tom Hudson, Baptiste Goy, and Barbara Beretta

A man marooned on an island tries desperately to escape until he encounters a strange turtle that changes his life.

Nominated: Best Animated Feature Film–2017 Academy Awards; Winner: Special Jury Prize–2016 Cannes Film Festival

Presented as part of our Tumbleweeds Film Festival year-round programming.


Upcoming Utah Film Center Free Film Screenings


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THE TIMES OF HARVEY MILK


Tue, Aug 8 @ 7 PM
The City Library
Salt Lake City

Winner: Best Documentary Feature–1985 Academy Awards

Presented as part of Utah Film Center’s 15th Anniversary Celebration.

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MEET THE PATELS


Tue, Aug 15 @ 7 PM
The City Library
Salt Lake City

Winner: Audience Award for Best Feature Doc—2014 Los Angeles Film Festival

Presented as part of Utah Film Center’s 15th Anniversary Celebration.

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DTH BEST OF FEST: HANDSOME DEVIL


Thur, Aug 17 @ 7 PM
The City Library
Salt Lake City

Winner: Audience Award–2017 Damn These Heels Film Festival, Best Irish Feature–2017 Dublin International Film Festival


Tumbleweeds Year-Round is generously supported by



Zions BankGeorge S and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation 

Utah Film Center Programs Generously Supported By



 George S and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation ZAPZions Bank 

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