Tumbleweeds Film Festival–2017 Field Trips

Utah Film Center is pleased to offer FREE Tumbleweeds Festival Field Trips to grades 5-12 as part of our Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Children and Youth. This year we are excited to announce The Mars Generation, which premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, has been selected for all the Festival Field Trips. The film’s director, Michael Barnett, will lead a Q&A after each screening and all participating teachers will receive a study guide packet. Underwriting for bus/transportation support is available.

The Mars Generation – with post-film director Q&A

Directed by Michael Barnett
97 min | USA | Not Rated
Program runtime (film + Q&A) is 2 hours

For centuries, the red planet has captured our imaginations. And today, the possibility of a manned mission to Mars has never been closer. Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson and a new generation of space enthusiasts come together to explore the potential of human life on Mars.

Official Selection: 2017 Sundance Film Festival

For more information or transportation underwriting inquiries please contact Leslie Means at lmeans [at] utahfilmcenter.org. To reserve seats at a screening, please fill out the form below.


Register for Free Field Trips – Reservations are Required

West Jordan–Virdian Event Center
Wed, Sept 20
Salt Lake City–Rose Wagner
Thur, Sept 21 & Fri, Sept 22
Please include tickets for all students, teachers, and chaperones attending.
If you need more than 100 seats, please split your order into multiple orders.

Please include tickets for all students, teachers, and chaperones attending.
If you need more than 100 seats, please split your order into multiple orders.