April’s Free Tumbleweeds Movie: THE BREADWINNER


Directed by Nora Twomey
93 min | 2017 | Ireland/Canada/Luxembourg | Rated PG-13
Presented in English

Cast: Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Noorin Gulamgaus

Recommended for ages 10+

From executive producer Angelina Jolie and the creators of the Academy Award®-nominated The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea, comes the highly-anticipated new feature based on Deborah Ellis’ best- selling novel.

The Breadwinner tells the story of Parvana, an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana disguises herself as a boy in order to support her family. With dauntless perseverance, Parvana draws strength from the stories her father told her, and ultimately risks her life to discover if he is still alive. Equal parts thrilling and enchanting, The Breadwinner is a timely and inspiring tale about the transcendent power of stories, and their potential to unite and heal us all.

Nominated: Best Animated Feature–2018 Academy Awards

Utah Film Center proudly supports this film through our Fiscal Sponsorship Program.

Tumbleweeds Year-Round screenings made possible by the support of

  Monday, April 2 @ 4:30 PM
  County Library’s Viridian   Event Center – West Jordan
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  Saturday, April 7 @ 11:00 AM
  The City Library – SLC
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