Utah Film Center

Upcoming Free Salt Lake City Screenings

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Tuesday, October 4 @ 7:00 PM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S

The Environment

SEED: The Untold Story

Directed by Taggart Siegel and Jon Betz
94 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

Reveals the harrowing and heartening story of passionate seed keepers as they wage a battle against chemical seed companies, defending a 12,000-year food legacy.

Winner: Environmental Award2016 Sheffield Doc/Fest, Grand Jury Prize2016 Nashville Film Festival

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Wednesday, October 5 @ 7:00 PM
 Rose Wagner - 138 W 300 S

Through the Lens


Directed by G. Scott Porter
56 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

*Post-film Q&A with director moderated by KUER RadioWest’s Doug Fabrizio.

–World Premiere–

The untold story of 8,000 German prisoners of war held captive in Utah during WWII.

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Tuesday, October 11 @ 7:00 PM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S

Science Movie Night


Directed by Evan Mascagni & Shannon Post
71 min | 2015 | USA | Not Rated

*Post-film Q&A with Ayla Stults-Lopez of the Utah State University Organic Farming program.

A global look at communities impacted by the export of toxic pesticides made in America and how they are fighting back.

Winner:  Best Environmental Film–2016 San Francisco Frozen Film Festival

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Tuesday, October 18 @ 7:00 PM
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S

Women's Stories


Directed by Bonni Cohen and Jon Shenk
95 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

*Post-film Q&A with producer Sara Dosa.

The story of two teenage girls who were sexually assaulted by guys they thought were their friends.

Official Selection: 2016 Sundance Film Festival, 2016 San Francisco International Film Festival, 2016 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

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Upcoming Free Outside of Salt Lake City Screenings

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Monday, Oct. 3 @ 4:00 PM - W Jordan
 Viridian Event Center - 8030 S 1825 W

Saturday, Oct. 8 @ 2:00 PM - Orem
 Orem Public Library - 58 N State St

Traveling Tumbleweeds


Directed by Jean-Loup Felicioli and Alain Gagnol
84 min | 2015 | France | Rated PG
Presented in English

Principal Cast: Fred Armisen, Vincent D’Onofrio and Jared Padalecki.

The highly anticipated new film from the Academy Award®-nominated writers and directors of A Cat in Paris is a stylish noir caper, set in the shadowy streets and alleyways of New York.

Please note the new time and day of the week for West Jordan.

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Thursday, Oct. 13 @ 7:00 PM - W Jordan
 Viridian Event Center - 8030 S 1825 W

Thursday, Oct. 20 @ 7:00 PM - Moab
 Star Hall  - 159 E Center St

Utah Film Circuit


Directed by Morgan Neville & Robert Gordon
87 min | 2015 | USA | Rated R

In the summer of 1968 television news changed forever when ABC hired William F. Buckley Jr. and Gore Vidal to debate during the national political conventions.

Official Selection: 2015 Sundance Film Festival, 2015 SXSW Film Festival

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Wednesday, Oct. 19 @ 7:00 PM - Ogden
 Peery's Egyptian - 2415 Washington Blvd

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 ahnd private life of one of our most outspoken politicians—Barney Frank.

Winner: Audience AwardFrameline 38 San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival; Official Selection: 2014 Damn These Heels Film Festival, 2014 Tribeca Film Festival

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Community News

Are you a budding teen filmmaker?

Spend a year with 5 other passionate, experienced, creative teens to write, shoot and edit a 20 minute film.

PitchNic, Spy Hop's advanced film class, is looking for teen cinematographers, directors, producers, production designers and everything in between. Applications are closing this Thursday, October 6th, so sign up today!

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