Utah Film Center (March 14)

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 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

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

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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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Tuesday, March 21 @ 7:00 PM 
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

Women's Stories

STEP

Directed by Amanda Lipitz
83 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

*Post-film Q&A with Geri McIntyre (film subject, step coach) & Maisha Graves (film subject, mother of step team member).

The story of a senior high school girls' step team in Baltimore as they prepare to be the first in their families to go to college.

Winner: U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Inspirational Filmmaking–2017 Sundance Film Festival

Presented in partnership with Tanner Center For Human Rights.

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Wednesday, March 22 @ 7:00 PM 
 UMFA - 410 Campus Center Drive
 

Creativity in Focus

KOYAANISQATSI

Directed by Godfrey Reggio
86 min | 1982 | USA | Not Rated

An apocalyptic vision of the collision of two different worlds - urban life and technology versus the environment. Music score by Philip Glass.

Part of the permanent collection: The Museum of Modern Art, British Film Institute, Musée du Cinéma Cinémathéque Française, George Eastman House, and more.

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Upcoming Free Outside of Salt Lake City Screenings


 
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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

*Click here for post-film discussion details.

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...

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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

Learn More–Moab...


Utah Film Center Education


SHIFT at Springville Museum of Art


Free and open to the public until March 24th, the 45th Annual Utah All-State High School Art Show is on exhibit at the Springville Museum of Art including a SHIFT "retrospective reel" of short best-of films that have come out of Utah high school classrooms over the last 5 years. We are very pleased to have added a digital media arts component to this prestigious curation of 345 jury-selected pieces from 98 Utah schools. Take a field trip to Springville to see these young artists and consider submitting next year. Click here to learn how to get involved next year. 
 

UTAH FILM CENTER PROGRAMS GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY

 George S and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation ZAPZions Bank 
 

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