Utah Film Center Newsletter Oct 31

Upcoming free film screenings and special events from Utah Film Center
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Mark Your Calendar


Join us November 9 at 7pm for the Peek Award

Upcoming Free Salt Lake City Screenings


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Tuesday, November 1 @ 7:00 PM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

Programmer's Choice

CHICKEN PEOPLE

Directed by Nicole Lucas Haimes
83 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

In a high stakes world where a broken feather can shatter a dream, this film follows those who breed exotic birds in the world of competitive poultry.

Official Selection: 2016 SXSW Film Festival, 2016 AFI Docs, 2016 Seattle International Film Festival

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Saturday, November 5 @ 11:00 AM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

Tumbleweeds Year-Round

MOLLY MONSTER

Directed by Ted Sieger, Michael Ekbladh, and Matthias Bruhn
70 min | 2016 | Germany, Sweden, and Switzerland | Not Rated
Presented in English.
Recommended for ages 4+

Molly Monster spends her days playing with her friend Edison until her mama gives birth to an egg and she begins a journey to find her new place in the family.

Official Selection: 2016 Tumbleweeds Film Festival

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Wednesday, November 9 @ 7:00 PM
 Rose Wagner - 138 W 300 S
 

Through the Lens / Peek Award

LIFE, ANIMATED

Directed by Roger Ross Williams
91 min | 2016 | USA | PG

*Pre-film award ceremony and post-film Q&A with director moderated by KUER RadioWest’s Doug Fabrizio.

From Academy Award® winning director Roger Ross Williams comes the inspirational story of a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films.

Winner: U.S. Documentary Directing Award–2016 Sundance Film Festival, Audience Award–2016 Full Frame Film Festival, Audience Award–2016 San Francisco International Film Festival

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Tuesday, November 15 @ 7:00 PM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S
 

The Environment

RETURN OF THE RIVER

Directed by John Gussman and Jessica Plumb
69 min | 2014 | USA  | Not Rated

*Post-film Q&A with director Jessica Plumb.

A community in Washington fights to set a river free, and starts the largest dam removal in history.

Winner: Grand Jury Prize–2014 Social Justice Film Festival, Audience Award–2014 Port Townsend Film Festival

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Upcoming Free Outside of Salt Lake City Screenings


 
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Monday, Nov. 7 @ 4:00 PM - W Jordan
 Viridian Event Center - 8030 S 1825 W

Saturday, Nov. 12 @ 2:00 PM - Orem
 Orem Public Library - 58 N State St

Tumbleweeds Year-Round

MOLLY MONSTER

Directed by Ted Sieger, Michael Ekbladh, and Matthias Bruhn
70 min | 2016 | Germany, Sweden, and Switzerland | Not Rated
Presented in English.
Recommended for ages 4+

Molly Monster spends her days playing with her friend Edison until her mama gives birth to an egg and she begins a journey to find her new place in the family.

Official Selection: 2016 Tumbleweeds Film Festival

Learn More–West Jordan...
Learn More–Orem...

 
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Thursday, Nov. 10 @ 7:00 PM - W Jordan
 Viridian Event Center - 8030 S 1825 W

Thursday, Nov. 17 @ 7:00 PM - Moab
 Star Hall  - 159 E Center St

Utah Film Circuit

LIFE, ANIMATED

Directed by Roger Ross Williams
91 min | 2016 | USA | PG

The inspirational story of a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate.

Winner: U.S. Documentary Directing Award–2016 Sundance Film Festival, Audience Award–2016 Full Frame Film Festival, Audience Award–2016 San Francisco International Film Festival

Learn More–West Jordan...
Learn More–Moab...

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Wednesday, Nov. 16 @ 7:00 PM - Ogden
 Peery's Egyptian - 2415 Washington Blvd

Utah Film Circuit

AUTISM IN LOVE

Directed by Matt Fuller
75 min | 2015 | USA | Not Rated

An exploration of the lives of adults with an autism spectrum disorder as they pursue romantic relationships. 

Official Selection: 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, 2015 Warsaw International Film Festival

Learn More–Ogden...

Utah Film Center Education


Eloquent State Social Studies specialist Robert Austin made a cameo appearance at the recent launch of Utah Film Center Education's Through My Lens: Personalizing History Through Documentary where he thanked this group of 25 teachers for "upping their game," and engaging students in the social studies classroom through filmmaking.

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UTAH FILM CENTER PROGRAMS GENEROUSLY SUPPORTED BY

The Catalyst Foundation George S and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation ZAPZions Bank 
 

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