Free screenings of ONLY YESTERDAY & ZARAFA - This month's free Tumbleweeds movies + Sundance Film Festival KIDS! @ SLFS

Utah Film Center

2017 Sundance Film Festival KIDS Section Announced!

Utah Film Center, in collaboration with Sundance Institute, is excited to bring back the Sundance Film Festival KIDS section! KIDS screenings take place in Park City and Salt Lake City during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival January 19-29. Tickets are only $10!

Tumbleweeds Films for Children & Youth

This Month's Free Tumbleweeds Movies

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Saturday, January 7 @ 11:00 AM - SLC
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S

Tumbleweeds Year-Round


Directed by Isao Takahata
118 min | 1991 | Japan | PG
Presented in English.

Recommended for ages 9+

Principal Cast: Daisy Ridley, Dev Patel, and Alison Fernandez.

Studio Ghibli classic finally released in the US. While traveling to visit relatives, 27-year old Taeko reminisces about growing up in Tokyo.

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Monday, January 9 @ 4:00 PM - W Jordan
 Viridian Event Center - 8030 S 1825 W

Saturday, January 14 @ 2:00 PM - Orem
 Orem Public Library - 58 N State St

Traveling Tumbleweeds


Directed by Rémy Bezançon and Jean-Christophe Lie
78 min. | 2012 | France/Belgium | Not Rated
Presented in French with English subtitles (W. Jordan). Presented in English (Orem).

Recommended for ages 8+

Principal Cast: Max Renaudin, Simon Abkarian, and Ronit Elkabetz.
Inspired by the true story of the first giraffe to visit France, Zarafa is a sumptuously animated and stirring adventure.
Official Selection: 2012 Berlin Film Festival, 2013 Tumbleweeds Film Festival

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Tumbleweeds Year-Round is generously supported by

Zions BankGeorge S and Dolores Eccles Foundation

Upcoming Utah Film Center Free Film Screenings

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Tues, Jan. 10 @ 7:00 PM
 The City Library
 210 S 400 E


*Post-film discussion

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Tues, Jan. 17 @ 7:00 PM
 Rose Wagner
 138 W 300 S


*Post-film Q&A with director

Film Still
Wed, Jan. 18 @ 7:00 PM
 Peery's Egyptian Theatre
 2415 Washington, Ogden


Official Selection: 2016 Dok.Fest Munich


 George S and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation ZAPZions Bank 

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