Newsletter: Utah Film Center

For the Love of Spock, Dancer w/ director Q&A, and more + Last Day for Discount Tumbleweeds Passes

Upcoming free film screenings and special events from Utah Film Center
Utah Film Center
2016 Tumbleweeds Film Festival For Children and Youth
Last Day to Buy Early Bird Festival Passes!

$40 after September 6

A $60+ value
Pass includes
• 10 Film Tickets
• Festival Merchandise Discount
• Discounts at Local Restaurants

Save over 30% on a 10–ticket pass to the 2016 Tumbleweeds Film Festival. Film Center members can purchase discount passes through Sept. 11. (Member code will be sent Sept. 7)

Purchase Today to Save!

Upcoming Free Salt Lake City Screenings

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Tuesday, September 6 @ 7:00 PM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S

Programmer's Choice


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.

Winner: Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature2016 Fantasia International Film Festival; Official Selection: 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

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

Through the Lens


Directed by Steven Cantor
85 min | 2016 | United Kingdom | Not Rated
Presented in English and Russian with English subtitles.

*Post-film Q&A with director Steven Cantor moderated by KUER RadioWest host 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.

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Tuesday, September 13 @ 7:00 PM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S

Science Movie Night


Directed by Sylvie Rokab
76 min | 2014 | USA | Not Rated

An award-winning film narrated by Liam Neeson, 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.

Winner: Best Documentary Feature 2015Honolulu Film Awards, Best Doucmentary2015 Fort Lauderdale Film Festival.

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Thursday, September 15 @ 7:00 PM
 Marmalade Library - 280 W 500 N

Damn These Heels Year-Round


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.

Winner: Audience Award–2016 San Luis Obispo International Film Festival.

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Upcoming Free Outside of Salt Lake City Screenings

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Thursday, Sep. 8 @ 7:00 PM - W Jordan
 Viridian Event Center - 8030 S 1825 W

Thursday, Sep. 15 @ 7:00 PM - Moab
 Star Hall  - 159 E Center St

Utah Film Circuit

COMPARED TO WHAT: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank

Directed by Sheila Canavan and Michael Chandler
88 min | 2015 | USA | Not Rated

*Post-film Q&A with directors of the film and Utahns, Sheila Canavan and Michael Chandler.

An intimate look at the public & private life of one of our most outspoken politicians–Barney Frank.

Winner: Audience Award—Frameline 38 San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival; Official Selection: 2014 Tribeca Film Festival

Learn More–West Jordan...
Learn More–Moab...
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Wednesday, Sep. 21 @ 7:00 PM - Ogden
 Peery's Egyptian - 2415 Washington Blvd

Utah Film Circuit


Directed by Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush
84 min | 2012 | USA | PG

Fifty million Americans—1 in 4 children—don’t know where their next meal is coming from. The powerful stories of three such Americans are examined.

Official Selection: 2011 Sundance Film Festival, 2012 HotDocs Canadian Documentary Festival, 2012 Seattle International Film Festival

Learn More–Ogden...
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Saturday, Sep. 10 @ 2:00 PM - Orem
 Orem Public Library - 58 N State St

Friday, Sep. 16 @ 4:00 PM - Price
 King Koal Theatre - 1171 E Main St

Saturday, Sep. 17 @ 11:00 AM - W Jordan
 Viridian Event Center - 8030 S 1825 W

Friday, Sep. 30 @ 6:00 PM - Sorenson
 Sorenson Unity Center - 1383 S 900 W

Tumbleweeds Year-Round


Directed by Various Directors
60 min | 2016 | Various Countries | Not Rated

A program of short films from around the world for ages 8 and up from the 2016 New York International Children’s Film Festival.

Please note, these will be our final screenings in Price and at the Sorenson Unity Center for the time being.

Learn More–Orem...
Learn More–Price...
Learn More–West Jordan...
Learn More–Sorenson (SLC)...

We’ve moved into our new home!

Thanks to YOU and the support of hundreds of Fire Recovery Fund supporters, we officially have a new address and place to call home. As of today, September 6, we are working in the Broadway Media Tower at 50 West Broadway, Suite 1125. You can still reach us at our old phone number, 801-746-7000. Special thanks to Western Interior Services for providing furnishings in our new office and Wasatch Commercial Management for their generosity!

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