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2024 Spring Film Program

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Black, Bold & Brilliant

Into the Weeds: Dewayne “Lee” Johnson vs. Monsanto Company

Does the most widely used weed killer cause cancer? This is the story of groundskeeper Lee Johnson and his fight for justice against agrichemical giant Monsanto.

Featuring a Q&A moderated by the Black, Bold & Brilliant team with film’s director, Jennifer Baichwal.

March 6, 2024 at 7:00 pm

In Person | The City Library

Through the Lens

Exposure

As the Arctic polar ice cap melts, an international group of women test their limits in completing one of the last attempted expeditions to the North Pole.

Featuring a Q&A moderated by KUER’s RadioWest host Doug Fabrizio with the film’s director, Holly Morris.

March 13, 2024 at 7:00 pm

In Person | The City Library

Artist Foundry, Utah Filmmaker Showcase

Utah Filmmaker Showcase: Womxn’s History Month

The Artist Foundry presents a special evening of short films at Edison House. The program will feature a screening of 6 short films by womxn-identified Utah filmmakers and a Q&A moderated by local filmmakers Erika Cohn and Skye Emerson.

March 14, 2024 at 7:30 pm

In Person | Edison House

Artist Foundry, Utah Filmmaker Showcase

A Song Film by Kishi Bashi: Omoiyari

A musical journey with acclaimed musician Kishi Bashi to understand WWII era Japanese Incarceration, assimilation, and what it means to be a minority today.

Featuring a Q&A moderated by Artist Foundry Manager, Amanda Madden, and the film’s directors, Kishi Bashi and Justin Taylor Smith.

April 3, 2024 at 7:00 pm

In Person | The City Library

Through the Lens

Hotshot

A raw and relentless tale of the most devastating wildfires in the American West, filmed alongside the brave men and women who fight them by hand.

Featuring a Q&A moderated by KUER’s RadioWest host Doug Fabrizio with the film’s director, Gabriel Kirkpatrick Mann.

April 10, 2024 at 7:00 pm

In Person | The City Library

Education Professional Workshop

Teacher Professional Development

Through workshops and instructional materials, educators learn how to teach the creation of documentaries, public service announcements (PSAs), instructional videos, personal narratives, and other short film projects with their students.

June 20 to June 21, 2024

In Person | Utah Film Center office

Education Professional Workshop

Teacher Professional Development

Through workshops and instructional materials, educators learn how to teach the creation of documentaries, public service announcements (PSAs), instructional videos, personal narratives, and other short film projects with their students.

August 1 to August 2, 2024

In Person | Utah Film Center office

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