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February 5, 2018

MR. FROG (Meester Kikker)

Start: February 5, 2018 4:30 PM
End: February 5, 2018 5:00 PM
Venue: County Library's Viridian Event Center
Address:
8030 S. 1825 W., West Jordan, 84088
Cost: Free

Directed by Anna van der Heide
86 min | 2016 | Netherlands | Not Rated
Presented in Dutch with English subtitles

Cast: Yenthe Bos, Jeroen Spitzenberger, and Paul Kooij

Recommended for ages 7+

Based on the novel by best-selling author Paul van Loon, Mr. Frog is the wildly charming and engaging story of an elementary school teacher who occasionally turns into a frog! (more…)

February 3, 2018

MR. FROG (Meester Kikker)

Start: February 3, 2018 11:00 AM
End: February 3, 2018 12:30 PM
Venue: The City Library
Address:
210 E. 400 S. , Salt Lake City, UT, 84111
Cost: Free

Directed by Anna van der Heide
86 min | 2016 | Netherlands | Not Rated
Presented in Dutch with English subtitles

Cast: Yenthe Bos, Jeroen Spitzenberger, and Paul Kooij

Recommended for ages 7+

Based on the novel by best-selling author Paul van Loon, Mr. Frog is the wildly charming and engaging story of an elementary school teacher who occasionally turns into a frog! (more…)

January 8, 2018

2017 NYICFF KID FLIX MIX 2

Start: January 8, 2018 4:30 PM
End: January 8, 2018 6:00 PM
Venue: County Library's Viridian Event Center
Address:
8030 S. 1825 W., West Jordan, 84088
Cost: Free

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

A teenage monster confronts a bully in Welcome to My Life (USA), a Japanese-Australian boy finds adventure in his lunchbox in Riceballs (Australia), and a competitive swimmer must prove that big talent can come in small packages in Little Mouse (Hungary). Kid Flix 2 features live action and animated shorts for ages 8 and up from the 2017 New York International Children’s Film Festival that offer witty and wise takes on friends, family, and fitting in. All films either in English or with English subtitles.
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January 6, 2018

2017 NYICFF KID FLIX MIX 2

Start: January 6, 2018 11:00 AM
End: January 6, 2018 12:30 PM
Venue: The City Library
Address:
210 E. 400 S. , Salt Lake City, UT, 84111
Cost: Free

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

A teenage monster confronts a bully in Welcome to My Life (USA), a Japanese-Australian boy finds adventure in his lunchbox in Riceballs (Australia), and a competitive swimmer must prove that big talent can come in small packages in Little Mouse (Hungary). Kid Flix 2 features live action and animated shorts for ages 8 and up from the 2017 New York International Children’s Film Festival that offer witty and wise takes on friends, family, and fitting in. All films either in English or with English subtitles.
(more…)

December 9, 2017

LOUIS & LUCA AND THE SNOW MACHINE

Start: December 9, 2017 2:00 PM
End: December 9, 2017 5:00 PM
Venue: Orem Public Library
Address:
58 N. State St., Orem, UT, 84057
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 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 2, 2017

LOUIS & LUCA AND THE SNOW MACHINE

Start: December 2, 2017 11:00 AM
End: December 2, 2017 12:30 PM
Venue: The City Library
Address:
210 E. 400 S. , Salt Lake City, UT, 84111
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…)

November 11, 2017

UTAH FILM CENTER @ ILLUMINATE LIGHT ART + TECHNOLOGY FESTIVAL

Start: November 11, 2017 5:00 PM
End: November 11, 2017 9:00 PM
Venue: The Gateway
Address:
95 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
Cost: Free

Directed by Various
65 min | 2016 | Various Countries | Not Rated

Recommended for ages 4+

Our Tumbleweeds Amazing Animation program of animated short films from around the world was one of the most popular events at the 2016 Tumbleweeds Film Festival. (more…)

THE MARS GENERATION

Start: November 11, 2017 2:00 PM
End: November 11, 2017 3:30 PM
Venue: Orem Public Library
Address:
58 N. State St., Orem, UT, 84057
Cost: Free

Directed by Michael Barnett
97 min | 2017 | USA | Not Rated
Open Captions
Presented with Open Captions.

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…)

November 10, 2017

UTAH FILM CENTER @ ILLUMINATE LIGHT ART + TECHNOLOGY FESTIVAL

Start: November 10, 2017 5:00 PM
End: November 10, 2017 9:00 PM
Venue: The Gateway
Address:
95 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
Cost: Free

Directed by Various
65 min | 2016 | Various Countries | Not Rated

Recommended for ages 4+

Our Tumbleweeds Amazing Animation program of animated short films from around the world was one of the most popular events at the 2016 Tumbleweeds Film Festival. (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
Open Captions
Presented with Open Captions.

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…)

October 14, 2017

2017 NYICFF–KID FLIX MIX 1

Start: October 14, 2017 2:00 PM
End: October 14, 2017 3:00 PM
Venue: Orem Public Library
Address:
58 N. State St., Orem, UT, 84057
Cost: Free

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

A kaleidoscopic showcase of 13 of the best short film and animation from around the world for ages 4 and up from the 2017 New York International Children’s Film Festival, including festival Audience Award winners “Tiger” and “Stone Soup.” All films either in English or without dialogue.
(more…)

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 kaleidoscopic showcase of 13 of the best short film and animation from around the world for ages 4 and up from the 2017 New York International Children’s Film Festival, including festival Audience Award winners “Tiger” and “Stone Soup.” All films either in English or without dialogue.
(more…)

September 11, 2017

THE COLOR OF PARADISE (Rang-e khoda)

Start: September 11, 2017 4:00 PM
End: September 11, 2017 5:30 PM
Venue: County Library's Viridian Event Center
Address:
8030 S. 1825 W., West Jordan, 84088
Cost: Free

Directed by Majid Majidi
90 min | 1999 | Iran | Rated PG
Presented in Persian and Azerbaijani with English subtitles.

Recommended for ages 7+

Cast: Hossein Mahjoub, Mohsen Ramezani, Salameh Feyzi, Farahnaz Safari

Mohammad, a boy at Tehran’s institute for the blind, waits for his dad to pick him up for summer vacation. While waiting, he realizes a baby bird has fallen from its nest: he chases away a cat, finds the bird, climbs a tree, and puts it back. (more…)

September 9, 2017

TIME BANDITS

Start: September 9, 2017 2:00 PM
End: September 9, 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: Orem Public Library
Address:
58 N. State St., Orem, UT, 84057
Cost: Free

Directed by Terry Gilliam
116 min | 1981 | UK | Rated PG

Open Captions Presented with Open Captions.

Recommended for ages 9+

Cast: Craig Warnock, Sean Connery, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Shelley Duvall, Ralph Richardson, David Warner

In this fantastic voyage through time and space from Terry Gilliam, a boy named Kevin (Craig Warnock) escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarfs. Armed with a map stolen from the Supreme Being (Ralph Richardson), they plunder treasure from Napoleon (Ian Holm) and Agamemnon (Sean Connery)—but the Evil Genius (David Warner) is watching their every move. (more…)

September 2, 2017

TIME BANDITS

Start: September 2, 2017 11:00 AM
End: September 2, 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: The City Library
Address:
210 E. 400 S. , Salt Lake City, UT, 84111
Cost: Free

Directed by Terry Gilliam
116 min | 1981 | UK | Rated PG

Open Captions Presented with Open Captions.

Recommended for ages 9+

Cast: Craig Warnock, Sean Connery, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Shelley Duvall, Ralph Richardson, David Warner

In this fantastic voyage through time and space from Terry Gilliam, a boy named Kevin (Craig Warnock) escapes his gadget-obsessed parents to join a band of time-traveling dwarfs. Armed with a map stolen from the Supreme Being (Ralph Richardson), they plunder treasure from Napoleon (Ian Holm) and Agamemnon (Sean Connery)—but the Evil Genius (David Warner) is watching their every move. (more…)

August 12, 2017

THE RED TURTLE

Start: August 12, 2017 2:00 PM
End: August 12, 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: Orem Public Library
Address:
58 N. State St., Orem, UT, 84057
Cost: Free

Directed by Michaël Dudok de Wit
81 min | 2016 | France/Belgium/Japan | Rated PG
No Dialogue 

Recommended for ages 8+

Cast: Emmanuel Garijo, Tom Hudson, Baptiste Goy, and Barbara Beretta

A man shipwrecked on an island who tries desperately to escape, until one day he encounters a strange turtle that changes his life. (more…)

August 7, 2017

THE RED TURTLE

Start: August 7, 2017 4:00 PM
End: August 7, 2017 6:00 PM
Venue: County Library's Viridian Event Center
Address:
8030 S. 1825 W., West Jordan, 84088
Cost: Free

Directed by Michaël Dudok de Wit
81 min | 2016 | France/Belgium/Japan | Rated PG
No Dialogue 

Recommended for ages 8+

Cast: Emmanuel Garijo, Tom Hudson, Baptiste Goy, and Barbara Beretta

A man shipwrecked on an island who tries desperately to escape, until one day he encounters a strange turtle that changes his life. (more…)

August 5, 2017

THE RED TURTLE

Start: August 5, 2017 11:00 AM
End: August 5, 2017 1:00 PM
Venue: The City Library
Address:
210 E. 400 S. , Salt Lake City, UT, 84111
Cost: Free

Directed by Michaël Dudok de Wit
81 min | 2016 | France/Belgium/Japan | Rated PG
No Dialogue 

Recommended for ages 8+

Cast: Emmanuel Garijo, Tom Hudson, Baptiste Goy, and Barbara Beretta

A man shipwrecked on an island who tries desperately to escape, until one day he encounters a strange turtle that changes his life. (more…)

July 8, 2017

LITTLE GREY FERGIE: COUNTRY FUN! (Gråtass – gøy på landet!)

Start: July 8, 2017 2:00 PM
End: July 8, 2017 3:15 PM
Venue: Orem Public Library
Address:
58 N. State St., Orem, UT, 84057
Cost: Free

Directed by Peder Hamdahl Næss
77 min | 2016 | Norway | Not Rated
Presented in English

Recommended for ages 4+.

Cast: Elias Søvold-Simonsen, Stein Winge, Jeppe Beck Laursen, and Dagny Backer

Fergie is no ordinary tractor. Plenty of old tractors and vehicles have “souls”, but Fergie has an actual soul. (more…)

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