October 29, 2019
Directed by Joe Piscatella
78 min | 2017 | USA | Not Rated
Presented in English and Cantonese with English subtitles.
October 30, 2019
Directed by Michelle Esrick
95 min | 2019 | USA | Not Rated
Cracked Up was supported through our Fiscal Sponsorship program.
November 2, 2019
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
Directed by Michael Barnett
88 min | 2019 | USA | Not Rated
Changing the Game was supported through our Fiscal Sponsorship program.
March 6, 2020
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
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
March 20-21, 2020
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