Upcoming Events

October 22, 2019

WHITE RIGHT: Meeting the Enemy

Start: October 22, 2019 7:00 PM
End: October 22, 2019 7:00 PM
Venue: The City Library
Address:
210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, 84111
Cost: Free

Directed by Deeyah Khan
55 min | 2017 | USA/UK/Norway | Not Rated
Presented with Open Captions

Post-film discussion on confronting white supremacy with a representative from the Emerald Project and other panelists TBA.

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October 29, 2019

JOSHUA: Teenager vs. Superpower

Start: October 29, 2019 7:00 PM
End: October 29, 2019 7:00 PM
Venue: The City Library
Address:
210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, 84111
Cost: Free

Directed by Joe Piscatella
78 min | 2017 | USA | Not Rated
Presented in English and Cantonese with English subtitles.

Post-film TBA.

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October 30, 2019

CRACKED UP

Start: October 30, 2019 7:00 PM
End: October 30, 2019 7:00 PM
Venue: Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
Address:
138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City, 84101
Cost: Free

Directed by Michelle Esrick
95 min | 2019 | USA | Not Rated

Cracked Up was supported through our Fiscal Sponsorship program.

Post-film Q&A with director Michelle Esrick, moderated by KUER RadioWest host Doug Fabrizio.

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November 2, 2019

UP IN THE SKY (Upp I Det Blå)

Start: November 2, 2019 11:00 AM
End: November 2, 2019 11:00 AM
Venue: The City Library
Address:
210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, 84111
Cost: Free

Directed by Petter Lennstrand
2016 | Sweden | 82 min | Not Rated
Presented in Swedish with English subtitles

Recommended for ages 6+

Eight-year-old Pottan is going to summer camp, but she accidentally ends up at a recycling plant with some very strange characters. They reluctantly take care of Pottan, who soon discovers their secret. Behind high fences, they are patching together a homemade spacecraft… Humour, adventure and unexpected friendships await, as Pottan becomes the first ever eight-year-old in space.

How We Handle Subtitles for Young Audiences
Foreign language screenings are presented with English subtitles that will be read over listening devices by a “subtitle reader” for audience members who prefer an English dialogue track.


Presented in partnership with KUED’s Reading Marathon


Presented as part of our Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids year-round free programming.

November 19, 2019

CHANGING THE GAME

Start: November 19, 2019 7:00 PM
End: November 19, 2019 7:00 PM
Venue: The City Library
Address:
210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, 84111
Cost: Free

Directed by Michael Barnett
88 min | 2019 | USA | Not Rated

Changing the Game was supported through our Fiscal Sponsorship program.

Post-film Skype Q&A with Executive Producer Alex Schmider, Associate Director of Transgender Representation at GLAAD.

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March 6, 2020

2020 Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids

Start: March 6, 2020 11:00 AM
End: March 6, 2020 11:00 AM
Venue: Library Square
Address:
210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, 84111

Utah Film Center’s 9th annual Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids takes place March 6–12, 2020 at Library Square. Tumbleweeds, the Mountain West’s only international film festival for families, presents new, culturally-enriching, curated cinema for ages 4 and up. Audiences will see the best animation and live-action film from around the world, participate in media arts workshops, and explore a variety of activities designed to balance visual content, active play, and critical thinking.

The Festival is open to the public the weekend of March 6-8, with Festival Field Trips offered free of charge to schools March 9-12.

March 9, 2020

2020 Tumbleweeds Festival Field Trips

Start: March 9, 2020 9:00 AM
End: March 9, 2020 9:00 AM
Venue: Library Square
Address:
210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, 84111

Monday, March 9 through Thursday, March 12
Library Square in downtown Salt Lake City and a to-be-announced location in northern Utah County
Interested in bringing your students? Give us your info here and when it’s time to sign up, you’ll be the first to know!

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. Films and screening venues will be announced in December/January. 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 mwalker [at] utahfilmcenter.org for information.

March 20, 2020

Ogden: SHIFT 2-day Workshop

Start: March 20, 2020 8:30 AM
End: March 20, 2020 8:30 AM
Venue: TBA
Address:
Ogden, UT

Venue TBA

March 20-21, 2020

Learn to integrate technology into classroom instruction.