Upcoming Events

January 31, 2020

UTAH FILM CENTER GALA

Start: January 31, 2020 7:00 PM
End: January 31, 2020 7:00 PM
Venue: Kimball Art Center
Address:
1401 Kearns Blvd, Park City, UT
2020 is a big year for Utah Film Center at Sundance!
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February 4, 2020

ARTIST FOUNDRY SHORT FILM SHOWCASE

Start: February 4, 2020 7:00 PM
End: February 4, 2020 7:00 PM
Venue: The City Library
Address:
210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT
Cost: Free

Directed by Various
70 min | 2019 | USA | Not Rated

Spanning genres, moods and budgets, we welcome you to a tour of this year’s work from residents of our Artist Foundry. These local filmmakers will showcase their latest shorts and trailers from feature films.
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February 11, 2020

AFTERWARD

Start: February 11, 2020 7:00 PM
End: February 11, 2020 7:00 PM
Venue: The City Library
Address:
210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, 84101
Cost: Free

Directed by Ofra Bloch
94 min | 2018 | USA | Not Rated
Presented in English, and Hebrew and Arabic with English subtitles.

Afterward is supported through our Fiscal Sponsorship program.

Post-film Skype Q&A with film director Ofra Bloch.

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February 12, 2020

SCREENWRITING: From Idea to Page

Start: February 12, 2020 6:30 PM
End: February 12, 2020 6:30 PM
Venue: Utah Film Center Artist Foundry
Address:
320 S 300 E, Salt Lake City, 84111
Cost: $100

Instructor: Skye Emerson

This course is designed to help you get your story idea out of your head and onto the written page. We’ll explore the conventions of screenwriting: format, structure, dialogue, and conflict, as well as how to craft a compelling narrative. You’ll have the ability to reinforce what you’ve learned from our discussions through written assignments aimed at kicking off a first draft of your script. The goal of this course is to help you develop skills in the fundamentals of screenwriting.

AFTER PARKLAND

Start: February 12, 2020 7:00 PM
End: February 12, 2020 7:00 PM
Venue: The City Library
Address:
210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, 84101
Cost: Free

Directed by Jake Lefferman & Emily Taguchi
92 min | 2019 | USA | Not Rated

Post-film discussion organized by March for Our Lives Utah, Utah Moms Demand Action, and the Gun Violence Prevention Center of Utah.

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February 18, 2020

AT THE VIDEO STORE

Start: February 18, 2020 7:00 PM
End: February 18, 2020 7:00 PM
Venue: The City Library
Address:
210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, 84101
Cost: Free

Directed by James Westby
72 min | 2019 | USA | Not Rated

Post-film discussion to be announced.

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February 25, 2020

TRUE JUSTICE: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality

Start: February 25, 2020 7:00 PM
End: February 25, 2020 7:00 PM
Venue: The City Library
Address:
210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, 84101
Cost: Free

Directed by George Kunhardt, Peter W. Kunhardt, & Teddy Kunhardt
102 min | 2019 | USA | TV-MA

Post-film discussion to be announced.

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February 26, 2020

ONE CHILD NATION

Start: February 26, 2020 7:00 PM
End: February 26, 2020 7:00 PM
Venue: Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
Address:
138 W 300 S, Salt Lake City, 84101
Cost: Free

Directed by Nanfu Wang & Jialing Zhang
87 min | 2019 | USA | NR
Presented in English and Mandarin with English subtitles.

Post Film Q&A with the film’s director Jialing Zhang moderated by RadioWest’s Doug Fabrizio.

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February 28, 2020

#FEMALE PLEASURE

Start: February 28, 2020 7:00 PM
End: February 28, 2020 7:00 PM
Venue: UMOCA
Address:
20 S West Temple, Salt Lake City, 84101
Cost: Free

Directed by Barbara Miller
101 min | 2019 | Switzerland/Germany | Not Rated
Presented in English, German, and Japanese with English subtitles
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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

SHIFT 2-day Workshop – Ogden

Start: March 20, 2020 8:30 AM
End: March 20, 2020 8:30 AM
Venue: Media Center at Burch Creek Elementary School
Address:
4300 Madison Ave, South Ogden, UT, 84403

Burch Creek Elementary
March 20-21, 2020
8:30am – 4:30pm each day
Learn to integrate technology into classroom instruction.

July 10, 2020

2020 Damn These Heels Queer Film Festival

Start: July 10, 2020
End: July 10, 2020
Venue: Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
Address:
138 W 300 S, Salt Lake City, 84101

Utah Film Center’s 17th annual Damn These Heels, the only festival in Utah devoted to showcasing LGBTQ stories in film that highlight LGBTQ culture, ideas, struggles, and triumphs.

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