2018 Tumbleweeds Festival Field Trips

2018 Tumbleweeds Festival Field Trips

Utah Film Center is pleased to offer FREE Tumbleweeds Festival Field Trips to grades 1-12 as part of our Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Children and Youth. This year we are excited to announce 3 options from which teachers can choose. There will be a discussion after each screening and all participating teachers will receive a study guide packet. Underwriting for bus/transportation support is available, email lmeans@utahfilmcenter.org for information.

West Jordan screenings take place on Wednesday, February 28 at the County Library’s Viridian Event Center. Salt Lake City screenings take place on Thursday, March 1 and Friday, March 2 at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center and The City Library.


Animated Shorts Program
with pre-film presentation and post-film discussion,
both with a professional animator

Program runtime (film + discussion) is 75 minutes

 

Animation Shorts


West Jordan
County Library’s Viridian Center
8030 S 1825 W

Salt Lake City
Rose Wagner
138 W 300 S

 

Not Rated – Animated
Presented in English, or with no dialogue

A program of animated short films from around the world. More details coming soon.

THEMES: Coming Soon


The Eagle Huntress
with post-film discussion including a golden eagle
and its handler

Program runtime (film + discussion) is 115 minutes

 


Salt Lake City
Rose Wagner
138 W 300 S

 

Rated G – Documentary
Presented in Kazakh with English subtitles
Reader and Headsets will be provided, see below for details.

Thirteen-year-old Aisholpan trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle huntress. She faces many difficulties – capturing a wild eaglet, training in harsh conditions, and defying tradition to participate in a males-only part of Mongolian culture.

THEMES: Female Empowerment – Importance of Tradition
Official Selection: 2016 Sundance Film Festival, 2016 Tumbleweeds Film Festival

Subtitles

To enhance our young viewers’ appreciation of foreign-language movies, we have readers read subtitles aloud. We play the readings through individual headsets, to allow those who do not require the service to experience the film without hearing the reader.


Join us for an all-day bird’s-eye-view experience!
The Eagle Huntress with post-film discussion plus workshops @ The Leonardo

 

Rated G – Documentary
Presented in Kazakh with English subtitles
Reader and Headsets will be provided, see below for details.

Thirteen-year-old Aisholpan trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle huntress. She faces many difficulties – capturing a wild eaglet, training in harsh conditions, and defying tradition to participate in a males-only part of Mongolian culture.

THEMES: Female Empowerment – Importance of Tradition
Official Selection: 2016 Sundance Film Festival, 2016 Tumbleweeds Film Festival

Subtitles

To enhance our young viewers’ appreciation of foreign-language movies, we have readers read subtitles aloud. We play the readings through individual headsets, to allow those who do not require the service to experience the film without hearing the reader.


Salt Lake City
The City Library & The Leonardo
210 e 400s

Schedule for the day
  • 10:00am – 11:35am: screening of the film The Eagle Huntress
    Nancy Tessman Auditorium at
    Salt Lake Main City Library (210 e 400s)
  • 11:35am – 11:55pm: onstage Q&A with a golden eagle and its handler
  •  11:55pm – 2:15pm: Lunch & Leonardo – lunch break (bring your own sack lunches), and access to the first floor of The Leonardo Museum (209 e 500 s) – FLIGHT exhibit, Stop-Motion Animation station, Virtual Reality experience, and Golden Eagle station