Life on Earth

For April 2022, we examine the relationship of humans and their environment. This includes not just a focus on our planetary environment for Earth Day, but also the social environment of family and community.

Free Weekly Screening, Life on Earth

Tuesday, April 5 @ 7:00 PM

In Person | Utah Museum of Fine Arts

The Rescue chronicles the enthralling, against-all-odds story that transfixed the world in 2018: the daring rescue of twelve boys and their coach from deep inside …

In person event • Limited number of waitlist tickets may be available.

Free Weekly Screening, Life on Earth

Tuesday, April 12 @ 7:00 PM

Online | Limited Time Streaming

Daugther of a Lost Bird explores the ethics surrounding Native American adoption, via a singular story as an entry point into a more complicated national …

Available to stream April 12-18, 2022 or until all tickets are reserved, whichever happens first.

Free Weekly Screening, Life on Earth

Tuesday, April 26 @ 7:00 PM

Online | Limited Time Streaming

A poetic story that travels from the snow-capped Sierras to the parched valley of Payahuunadü (“the land of flowing water”), weaving together memories of an …

Available to stream April 26-May 2, 2022 or until all tickets are reserved, whichever happens first.
MEDIA EDUCATION

Featured Films with Study Guides for a Focus on Life on Earth

A Whale’s Tale

Recommended for grades: K-6

Under the sea a whale tries to help the smaller creatures who are struggling with plastic waste. On land a …

My Moon

Recommended for grades: 6+

A relationship between three celestial bodies; a romance between the Earth, the Moon, and the Sun.

THE ANTHROPOLOGIST

Recommended for grades: 9+

The Anthropologist tells the parallel stories of famed cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead and Susie Crate, an environmental anthropologist currently studying …

Unbreathable: The Fight for Healthy Air

Recommended for grades: 9+

Nearly half of all Americans still live in areas with unhealthy levels of air pollution, particularly those in poorer communities. …