Utah Film Center (Feb 3)

Upcoming free film screenings and special events from Utah Film Center
Utah Film Center
 
 

Upcoming Free Salt Lake City Screenings


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Tuesday, January 31 @ 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

Programmer's Choice

SCREENAGERS

Directed by Delaney Ruston
70 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

Please note we are screening this film at 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM.

Discussion between screenings at 8:15pmwith Ryan Anderson, Clinical Director at Telos U, and Christian McKay Heidicker, author of Cure for the Common Universe.


The average kid spends 6.5 hours a day looking at screens. This film explores the impact on kids and how adults can empower them to find balance.

Winner: Jury Award–2016 Stony Brook Film Festival

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Saturday, February 4 @ 10:00 AM 
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

Tumbleweeds Year-Round

APRIL AND THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD

Directed by Christian Desmares and Franck Ekinci
103 min | 2015 | France | PG
Recommended for ages 10+.

Please note the earlier start time, 10 AM.

Cast: Marion Cotillard, Paul Giamatti, Tony Hale, Susan Sarandon, and J.K. Simmons

A riveting sci-fi adventure set in an alternate steampunk universe from the creators of the Academy Award®-nominated Persepolis.

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

Black History Month

THE LOVING STORY

Directed by Nancy Buirski
77 min | 2011 | USA | Not Rated

The definitive account of Loving v. Virginia—the 1967 Supreme Court decision to legalize interracial marriage—recently fictionalized in the film Loving.

Shortlisted: 2012 Academy Awards–Best Documentary

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Wednesday, February 8 @ 7:00 PM
 Rose Wagner - 138 W 300 S
 

Through the Lens

ALL GOVERNMENTS LIE: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone

Directed by Fred Peabody
92 min | 2016 | Canada | Not Rated

*Post-film Q&A with director Fred Peabody moderated by KUER RadioWest host Doug Fabrizio.

Independent journalists Jeremy Scahill, Glenn Greenwald, and Michael Moore expose government lies and corporate deception, inspired by the legendary investigative journalist I.F. Stone.

Official Selection: 2016 Toronto International Film Festival

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Upcoming Free Outside of Salt Lake City Screenings


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Monday, Feb. 6 @ 4:00 PM - W Jordan
 Viridian Event Center - 8030 S 1825 W

Saturday, Feb. 11 @ 2:00 PM - Orem
 Orem Public Library - 58 N State St

Traveling Tumbleweeds

APRIL AND THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD

Directed by Christian Desmares and Franck Ekinci
103 min | 2015 | France | PG
Recommended for ages 10+.

Cast: Marion Cotillard, Paul Giamatti, Tony Hale, Susan Sarandon, and J.K. Simmons

A riveting sci-fi adventure set in an alternate steampunk universe from the creators of the Academy Award®-nominated Persepolis.

Learn More–W. Jordan...
Learn More–Orem...
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Monday Feb. 13 @ 7:00 PM - W Jordan
 Viridian Event Center - 8030 S 1825 W

Utah Film Circuit

A MAN CALLED OVE
(En man som heter Ove)

Directed by Hannes Holm
116 min | 2015 | Sweden | Rated PG-13
Presented in Swedish with English subtitles.

Cast: Rolf Lassgård, Filip Berg, Ida Engvoll, and Bahar Pars

Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors.

Learn More–West Jordan...
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Wednesday, Feb. 15 @ 7:00 PM - Ogden
 Peery's Egyptian - 2415 Washington Blvd

Thursday Feb. 16 @ 7:00 PM - W Jordan
 Viridian Event Center - 8030 S 1825 W

Utah Film Circuit

THE LOVING STORY

Directed by Nancy Buirski
77 min | 2011 | USA | Not Rated

The definitive account of Loving v. Virginia—the 1967 Supreme Court decision to legalized interracial marriage—recently fictionalized in the film Loving.

Shortlisted: 2012 Academy Awards–Best Documentary

Learn More–Ogden...
Learn More–West Jordan...
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Thursday, Feb. 23 @ 7:00 PM - Moab
 Star Hall  - 159 E Center St

Utah Film Circuit

DO NOT RESIST

Directed by Craig Atkinson
70 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

Do Not Resist is an urgent and powerful exploration of the rapid militarization of the police in the United States.

Winner: Best Documentary—2016 Tribeca Film Festival

Learn More–Moab...


Utah Film Center Education


Proud To Be a Woman

PROUD TO BE A WOMAN


In light of the global marches promoting unity, positive change, peaceful assembly, self-expression and gender equality, here is an educational music video produced by some talented teenage girls from a fellow organization in the Adobe Youth Voices program known as Peapod. And if you are interested in a local tie-in, read about the Work In Progress mural, created by the Salt Lake community under the direction of prominent local artist Jann Haworth.

UTAH FILM CENTER PROGRAMS GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY

 George S and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation ZAPZions Bank 
 
 
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