Utah Film Center (Mar 6)

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

Films Without Borders

THE CINEMA TRAVELLERS

Directed by Shirley Abraham & Amit Madheshiya
96 min | 2016 | India | Not Rated
Presented in Hindi & Marathi with English subtitles.

A lyrical film that explores the world of the showmen who operate traveling tent cinemas that bring films to remote villages in India. 

Winner: Golden Eye Special Mention–2016 Cannes Film Festival

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

Through The Lens

CAMERAPERSON

Directed by Kirsten Johnson
102 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

*Post-film Skype Q&A with director Kirsten Johnson moderated by KUER RadioWest host Doug Fabrizio.

Renowned cinematographer Kirsten Johnson's visually bold memoir created from the vast trove of footage she has shot over the past decades. 
 

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Tuesday, March 14 @ 7:00 PM 
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

Science Movie Night

NAVAJO MATH CIRCLES

Directed by George Paul Csicsery
58 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

*Click here for post-film discussion details.

A desire to improve math literacy on the Navajo Nation is met by using concepts from Native culture and a unique student-centered approach.

Official Selection: 2016 Sedona International Film Festival, 2016 American Indian Film Festival 41

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Thursday, March 16 @ 7:00 PM 
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

Damn These Heels! Year-Round

REAL BOY

Directed by Shaleece Haas
72 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

*Post-film Skype Q&A with subject of the film Bennett Wallace.

A touching story of a charismatic teenager as he navigates the challenges of gender transition and the impact on his relationship with his mother.

Winner: Audience Award Documentary–Frameline40 San Francisco LGBTQ Film Festival

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Upcoming Free Outside of Salt Lake City Screenings


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

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

Traveling Tumbleweeds

ELEANOR'S SECRET

Directed by Dominique Monféry
80 min | 2009 | France | Not Rated
Recommended for Ages 6+

Cast: Eliott Berger, Cressida Bandey, Mirabelle Kirkland, and Paul Bandey

Eleanor’s Secret is a beautifully designed, rollicking adventure in which a boy’s new found ability to read not only sets his imagination free, but saves the day!

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Learn More–Orem...

 
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Thursday, Mar 9 @ 7:00 PM - West Jordan
 Viridian Event Center - 8030 S 1825 W

Thursday, Mar 16 @ 7:00 PM - Moab
 Star Hall - 159 E Center St

Utah Film Circuit

DARK HORSE

Directed by Louise Osmond
85 min | 2015 | UK | Rated PG

A barmaid in a Welsh mining village convinces her friends to pool their resources to take on the elite 'sport of kings' and breed a racehorse.

Winner: Audience Award World Cinema Documentary–2015 Sundance Film Festival; Winner: Best Documentary–2015 British Independent Film Awards

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Learn More–Moab...

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Wednesday, Mar 15 @ 7:00 PM - Ogden
 Peery's Egyptian - 2415 Washington Blvd

Utah Film Circuit

CAN YOU DIG THIS

Directed by Delila Vallot
80 min | 2015 | USA | Not Rated

Follows the journey of four unlikely gardeners in South Los Angeles who discover what happens when they put their hands in the soil. 

Winner: LA Muse Award–2015 Los Angeles Film Festival

Learn More–Ogden...


Utah Film Center Education


Science Movie Night at Salt Lake Arts Academy
 

Families poured into the Salt Lake Arts Academy (SLAA) last Tuesday for a private school screening of SlingShot (a film that focuses on inventor Dean Kamen and his 15-year quest to solve the world's safe water crisis) and ensuing Q&A with University of Utah water engineer, Dr. Steve Burian

SLAA Principal and Founder Amy Wadsworth opened up the doors after dark bringing Science Movie Night to the school community. The evening culminated with a grand toast acknowledging access for every person on this planet to clean, potable water as something we all should strive for. 
 

UTAH FILM CENTER PROGRAMS GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY

 George S and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation ZAPZions Bank 
 

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