Utah Film Center : Free Film Screenings: Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman + Tower w/ Q+As, Strike A Pose + more! (April 17)

DTH Early Bird Passes & Upcoming free
film screenings from the Utah Film Center
Utah Film Center

Upcoming Free Salt Lake City Screenings

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

Environment Films


Directed by Susan Froemke & John Hoffman
92 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated

*Click here for post-film discussion info.

Based on the best-selling book, the film explores the work of three unlikely conservationists who don't fit preconceptions of environmentalists.

Official Selection: 2017 Sundance Film Festival

Presented in partnership with The Nature Conservancy.

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Thursday, April 20 @ 7:00 PM 
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S

Damn These Heels Year-Round


Directed by Ester Gould & Reijer Zwaan
83 min | 2016 | Netherlands/Belgium | Not Rated

What does it take to express yourself? The surprising and moving story of Madonna’s most famous troupe of dancers.

Official Selection: 2016 Damn These Heels LGBTQ Film Festival, 2016 Berlinale, 2016 Hot Docs Film Festival

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Tuesday, April 25 @ 7:00 PM 
 The City Library - 210 E 400 S

Films Without Borders

(Royahaye dame sobh)

Directed by Mehrdad Oskouei
76 min | 2016 | Iran | Not Rated
Presented in Persian with English subtitles.

A haunting portrait of stolen childhood, this film plunges us into the lives of teenage girls at a juvenile correctional facility outside of Tehran.

Winner: Amnesty International Film Prize–2016 Berlinale, Reva and David Logan Grand Jury Award and Inspiration Award–2016 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

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Wednesday, April 26 @ 7:00 PM 
 UMFA - 410 Campus Center Drive

Creativity in Focus

(Parce que j’étais peintre)

Directed by Christophe Cognet
104 min | 2013 | France/Germany | Not Rated
Presented in English, French, German, & Hebrew with English subtitles.

Survivors of Nazi concentration camps talk about the artwork they produced in secret, and which is now conserved in archives in Israel and Europe. 

Official Selection: 2013–Rome Film Festival, 2015–Warsaw Independent Film Festival

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Upcoming Free Outside of Salt Lake City Screenings

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

Utah Film Circuit


Directed by Keith Maitland
82 min | 2015 | USA | Not Rated

*Post-film panel with William Farr, Ogden Police Department SWAT Commander, and Dr. Bob Bolte, Attending ER Physician at Primary Children's Hospital

Archival footage combined with rotoscope animation, in a never-before-seen way, reveal the untold stories from America’s first mass school shooting.

Winner: Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature—2016 SXSW Fim Festival

Learn More–Ogden...

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

Utah Film Circuit

THE MUSIC OF STRANGERS: Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble

Directed by Morgan Neville
96 min | 2015 | USA | Rated PG-13

From Oscar®-winning director Morgan Neville, comes the story of the international musical collective created by legendary cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

Official Selection: 2015 Toronto International Film Festival, 2015 Berlin International Film Festival

Learn More–Moab...

Utah Film Center Education

Digital Media Art Meets Education on May 10 in Downtown SLC

The Utah Film Center education team is excited to host "Through My Lens Documentaries Premiere" on May 10 from 6−8:30 pm at Clubhouse SLC. This event will showcase documentary films produced by students grades 4−12 from classrooms across the Wasatch Front. We encourage teachers, students, parents, administrators, and friends to join us for the evening's events to support digital youth media arts and this filmmaking-in-the-classroom effort! Click here to learn more.


 George S and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation ZAPZions Bank 

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