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October 2, 2017

2017 NYICFF–KID FLIX MIX 1

Start: October 2, 2017 4:00 PM
End: October 2, 2017 5:00 PM
Venue: County Library's Viridian Event Center
Address:
8030 S. 1825 W., West Jordan, 84088
Cost: Free

Directed by Various
62 min | 2017 | Various Countries | Not Rated

A program of short films from around the world for ages 3-7 from the 2017 New York International Children’s Film Festival. All films either in English or without dialogue.
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October 5, 2017

13TH

Start: October 5, 2017 7:00 PM
End: October 5, 2017 9:00 PM
Venue: County Library's Viridian Event Center
Address:
8030 S. 1825 W., West Jordan, 84088
Cost: Free

Directed by Ava DuVernay
100 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated
Open Captions Presented with Open Captions.

*Post-film discussion – Redefining Justice: A Community Call to Action 

In recognition of National Youth Justice Awareness Month, this free call-to-action event features a film screening of 13th followed by a panel discussion, with local social and racial justice advocates and experts, about the current justice system and the steps necessary for reform.
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November 2, 2017

THE BIG SICK

Start: November 2, 2017 7:00 PM
End: November 2, 2017 8:30 PM
Venue: County Library's Viridian Event Center
Address:
8030 S. 1825 W., West Jordan, 84088
Cost: Free

Directed by Michael Showalter
84 min | 2017 | USA | Rated R

Cast: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano

Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, The Big Sick tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Kazan) after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents. (more…)

November 6, 2017

THE MARS GENERATION

Start: November 6, 2017 4:00 PM
End: November 6, 2017 5:30 PM
Venue: County Library's Viridian Event Center
Address:
8030 S. 1825 W., West Jordan, 84088
Cost: Free

Directed by Michael Barnett
97 min | 2017 | USA | Not Rated

Recommended for ages 10+.

A definitive look at mankind’s future journey to Mars, as told through the eyes of the teens who will be the first ever to set foot on the Red Planet, as well as the leading experts currently pushing the boundaries of technology and innovation in space exploration. (more…)

December 4, 2017

LOUIS & LUCA AND THE SNOW MACHINE

Start: December 4, 2017 4:00 PM
End: December 4, 2017 5:30 PM
Venue: County Library's Viridian Event Center
Address:
8030 S. 1825 W., West Jordan, 84088
Cost: Free

Directed by Rasmus A. Sivertsen
76 min | 2013 | Norway | Not Rated
Presented in English.

Recommended for ages 4+

Cast: Kari Ann Grønsund, Trond Høvik, Trond Brænne, Kåre Conradi (more…)

December 7, 2017

SACRED

Start: December 7, 2017 7:00 PM
End: December 7, 2017 9:00 PM
Venue: County Library's Viridian Event Center
Address:
8030 S. 1825 W., West Jordan, 84088
Cost: Free

Directed by Thomas Lennon
86 min | 2016 | USA | Not Rated
Presented in multiple languages subtitled in English

Shot by more than 40 filmmaking teams around the world, the film immerses the viewer in the daily use of faith and spiritual practice. At a time when religious hatreds dominate the world’s headlines, this film explores faith as primary human experience, and how people turn to ritual and prayer to navigate the milestones and crises of private life. (more…)

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