Tumbleweeds Films for Kids

Utah Film Center is proud to present Tumbleweeds Films for Kids, a mini festival experience with films and workshops for kids of all ages to enjoy at home all year long! The first round of films is available to stream during the 2021 Sundance Film Festival as part of Main Street in the Festival Village.

Films in the Tumbleweeds program highlight stories and young protagonists from around the world that both entertain and illuminate the world around us.

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Stay tuned at the beginning of each month for new films to stream and new workshops to try with your family that are bound to spark discussion and ignite a creative fire. 

STREAM ON DEMAND THROUGH FEBRUARY 28

Set in the colorful Australian coastal town of Albany, H is for Happiness is a classic feel-good film for all ages that will make you laugh, cry, and, cheer with delight. Based on the award-winning …

Recommended for ages 10+

STREAM ON DEMAND THROUGH FEBRUARY 28

(La Famosa Invasione Degli Orsi in Sicilia) To find his long lost son and food to survive the winter, the great bear king leads his clan down from the mountains and into the world of …

Recommended for ages 10+

STREAM ON DEMAND THROUGH FEBRUARY 28

Best friends Axel and Grim dream of making musical history with their teen band “Los Bando Immortale”. After receiving an invitation to the Norwegian Rock Championship it now appears anything is possible. The only problem …

Recommended for ages 10+

STREAM ON DEMAND THROUGH FEBRUARY 28

In this uplifting film from South Africa, 14-year-old Felix Xaba must overcome obstacles at home and school in order to fulfill his dreams. Felix is a talented pennywhistle player who wants to be a jazz …

Recommended for ages 10+

STREAM ON DEMAND THROUGH FEBRUARY 28

Set in Oakland, a city with a deep history of social justice movements, We Are the Radical Monarchs documents the Radical Monarchs — an alternative to the Scout movement for girls of color, aged 8-13. …

Recommended for ages 12+

COMING SOON FOR MARCH!

Stream on demand March 1 - 31

When the new president wants to hide away all the “ugly” children to keep the schools neat and clean, one of the boys, Paul, escapes. On the run, he and some friends start an underground …

Recommended for ages 10+

Stream on demand March 1 - 31

(Original title: Fritzi – eine Wendewundergeschichte) East Germany, 1989. Summertime. No one knows the Iron Curtain is about to fall. When twelve-year-old Fritzi’s best friend Sophie goes on vacation to Hungary with her family, she …

Recommended for ages 8+

Stream on demand March 1 - 31

Arriving in a new town with his dad, Jim, a gifted 11-year-old boy has to participate in a young scientist competition with his new classmate Emma. Jim convinces her to secretly build a real air …

Recommended for ages 8+

Stream on demand March 1 - 31

Brave, funny, and one of a kind: that’s Rocca. Rocca is eleven years old and lives a rather unique life. While her dad is watching over her as an astronaut from outer space, Rocca lives …

Recommended for ages 8+