Utah Film Center September 2016 Listing of Events


Utah Film Center
September 2016 Listing of Events
FREE FILM SCREENINGS & SPECIAL EVENTS
Tumbleweeds Year-Round
Saturday, September 3 | 11 am | City Library
2016 NYICFF – Kid Flix Mix 2
60 min | 2016 | Not Rated
A program of short films from around the world for ages 9 and up from the 2016 New York International Children's Film Festival.
Programmer’s Choice
Tuesday, September 6 | 7 pm | City Library
For the Love of Spock
Directed by Adam Nimoy
105 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the premiere of Star Trek, this documentary illuminates the life of Leonard Nimoy, the actor behind the beloved Mr. Spock.
Through the Lens
Wednesday, September 7 | 7 pm | Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
Dancer
Directed by Steven Cantor
85 min | 2016 | United Kingdom | Not Rated
*Post-film Q&A with filmmaker Steven Cantor, moderated by Doug Fabrizio.
A look into the life of Sergei Polunin, the youngest principal dancer of the Royal Ballet,
who walked away at age 25 while at the peak of success.
Presented in partnership with KUER 90.1FM and RadioWest.
Science Movie Night
Tuesday, September 13 | 7 pm | The City Library
Love Thy Nature
Directed by Sylvie Rokab
76 min | 2014 | USA | Not Rated
*Post-film discussion with Myron Willson, Deputy Chief Office of Sustainability at the University of Utah.
Love Thy Nature takes viewers on a cinematic immersion through the beauty and intimacy of our relationship with the natural world and how deeply we have lost touch.
Presented in partnership with Natural History Museum of Utah and Salt Lake City Public Library.
 
Damn These Heels
Thursday, September 15 | 7 pm | Marmalade Library
An Act of Love
Directed by Scott Sheppard
86 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated
Rev. Frank Schaefer was thrust into the LGBTQ equality movement when he was put on trial in the United Methodist Church for officiating his son’s same-sex wedding.
 
Tumbleweeds Festival Field Trips
September 19–23 | Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
Local students and teachers are invited to attend a pre-screening of a Tumbleweeds Festival film with their class. Films are carefully selected for content and age appropriation and are accompanied by a study guide or a professional post film Q&A. The first 2,000 students to sign up will each receive a $1 transportation scholarship.
 
Films Without Borders
Tuesday, September 20 | 7 pm | City Library
Under the Sun
Directed by Vitaly Mansky
110 min | 2016 | Russia/Germany/Czech Republic/Latvia/ North Korea | Not Rated
Presented in Korean with English subtitles.
A portrait of a North Korean girl as she prepares to join the Korean Children's Union on the 'Day Of The Shining Star' (Kim Jong-Il's birthday).
 
Tumbleweeds Film Festival
Friday, September 23-Sunday, September 25 | Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
Utah Film Center presents the sixth annual Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Children and Youth in downtown Salt Lake City to introduce the young and young at heart to the newest culturally enriching, curated international cinema available. Tumbleweeds remains the Intermountain West's only film festival dedicated to youth and will again feature a slew of films, various media arts workshops, and a kids clubhouse designed to balance the Festival's visual content with active play. 
 
All Festival information can be found on the official Tumbleweeds Film Festival website:http://www.utahfilmcenter.org/twds2016/
Films will be announced September 7. Individual tickets will be available September 7 via ArtTix.
Tumbleweeds Film Festival early bird passes are available for $25 until September 7. Beginning September 7, Tumbleweeds Film Festival passes will be $40.
Tumbleweeds Film Festival is generously sponsored by Zions Bank, George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, and FM100.3.
 
SHIFT Teacher Professional Development Workshop
Saturday, September 24 | 9am-12pm | Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
This 3-hr workshop introduces educators to the fundamentals of filmmaking and to the power of youth media making. The workshop includes a short hands-on activity and we will share some of our favorite digital-media-making resources to get you started in your classroom. No equipment or prior experience necessary.
Register by September 23 by visiting http://www.utahfilmcenter.org/shift/workshops/
 
Living Unbound
Tuesday, September 27 | 7 pm | The City Library
3,000 Cups of Tea
Directed by Jennifer Jordan and Jeff Rhoads
60 min | USA | 2016 | Not Rated
*Post-film Q&A with filmmakers Jennifer Jordan and Jeff Rhoads.
An investigation into the rise and ruin of Greg Mortenson author of Three Cups of Tea, and his dream of spreading “peace through books not bombs.”
 
Creativity in Focus
Wednesday, September 28 | 7pm | Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Hieronymus Bosch: Touched by the Devil
Directed by Pieter van Huystee
87 min | 2016 | Netherlands | Not Rated
This film follows a team of art historians as they travel the globe to curate an exhibit to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the death of medieval artist Hieronymus Bosch.
 
The Utah Film Center is generously sponsored by the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation, Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks Program, and Zions Bank.
 
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