Events for Film

Utah Film Center’s Summer Outdoor Film Series at Liberty Park presents, “Robot Dreams”

Get ready to soak up some summer vibes at Utah Film Center’s Summer Outdoor Film Series, returning to Liberty Park. The movie lineup features a collection of curated, award-winning cinematic stories that are truly unique. For five Friday summer nights, Utah Film Center presents a selection of films from its annual programs and festivals, including Black, Bold & Brilliant, Artist Foundry Utah Filmmakers Showcase, Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids, and Utah Queer Film Festival. And here’s the best part—it’s all free and open to everyone! Visit https://utahfilmcenter.org/outdoor/ for summer movie lineup and details. Don’t forget to reserve your spot for an unforgettable outdoor movie-in-the-park experience Robot Dreams Presented by Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids powered by Utah Film Center Friday, July 26 DOG lives in Manhattan and he's tired of being alone. One day he decides to build himself a robot, a companion. Their friendship blossoms, until they become inseparable, to the rhythm of 80's NYC. One summer night, DOG, with great sadness, is forced to abandon ROBOT at the beach. Will they ever meet again? >> Watch Film Trailer at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DD4WBGptMSw >> Get free tickets at: https://utahfilmcenter.org/film/robot-dreams/ Need to know: -Friday, July 26 -Event opens at 8 pm, with film scheduled to begin at dusk, approx 9:15 pm -Reserve your FREE spot Good to know: -Snacks for sale by Sweet Hazel & Co. Bakeshop & Bistro -Dogs are allowed as long as they are leashed -Blankets and lawn chairs welcome -Bathrooms are north of the tennis courts Outdoor Film Series takes place on the east side of Liberty Park, just north of the Chase Home Museum near the middle of the park.



Utah Film Center’s Summer Outdoor Film Series at Liberty Park presents, “Robot Dreams”

Get ready to soak up some summer vibes at Utah Film Center’s Summer Outdoor Film Series, returning to Liberty Park. The movie lineup features a collection of curated, award-winning cinematic stories that are truly unique. For five Friday summer nights, Utah Film Center presents a selection of films from its annual programs and festivals, including Black, Bold & Brilliant, Artist Foundry Utah Filmmakers Showcase, Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids, and Utah Queer Film Festival. And here’s the best part—it’s all free and open to everyone! Visit https://utahfilmcenter.org/outdoor/ for summer movie lineup and details. Don’t forget to reserve your spot for an unforgettable outdoor movie-in-the-park experience Robot Dreams Presented by Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids powered by Utah Film Center Friday, July 26 DOG lives in Manhattan and he's tired of being alone. One day he decides to build himself a robot, a companion. Their friendship blossoms, until they become inseparable, to the rhythm of 80's NYC. One summer night, DOG, with great sadness, is forced to abandon ROBOT at the beach. Will they ever meet again? >> Watch Film Trailer at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DD4WBGptMSw >> Get free tickets at: https://utahfilmcenter.org/film/robot-dreams/ Need to know: -Friday, July 26 -Event opens at 8 pm, with film scheduled to begin at dusk, approx 9:15 pm -Reserve your FREE spot Good to know: -Snacks for sale by Sweet Hazel & Co. Bakeshop & Bistro -Dogs are allowed as long as they are leashed -Blankets and lawn chairs welcome -Bathrooms are north of the tennis courts Outdoor Film Series takes place on the east side of Liberty Park, just north of the Chase Home Museum near the middle of the park.



Utah Film Center’s Summer Outdoor Film Series at Liberty Park presents, “Local Short Film Collection”

Get ready to soak up some summer vibes at Utah Film Center’s Summer Outdoor Film Series, returning to Liberty Park. The movie lineup features a collection of curated, award-winning cinematic stories that are truly unique. For five Friday summer nights, Utah Film Center presents a selection of films from its annual programs and festivals, including Black, Bold & Brilliant, Artist Foundry Utah Filmmakers Showcase, Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids, and Utah Queer Film Festival. And here’s the best part—it’s all free and open to everyone! Visit https://utahfilmcenter.org/outdoor/ for summer movie lineup and details. Don’t forget to reserve your spot for an unforgettable outdoor movie-in-the-park experience. Utah Filmmakers Showcase: Local Short Film Collection Presented by Artist Foundry, Friday, August 2 The Artist Foundry presents a special evening of 7 short films by local Utah filmmakers. FIRE TENDER, directed by Roni Jo Draper & Marissa Lila–Margo Robbins, a Yurok grandmother and knowledge keeper, works to return cultural fire practices to Yurok territory to restore the land and the people. A CONVERSATION, directed by Phil Hessler – Ugandan born professional snowboarder, Brolin Mawejje, sits down with Academy Award-winning filmmaker, Jimmy Chin, to discuss race, diversity, and their unique career paths within the outdoor industry. MY NAME IS ____, directed by Aria Gunter – A young closeted trans teen struggles with her identity and coming out from a black and white world that actively suppresses it. DANCING IN DURATION: A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT ALBEIT LIMINAL, directed by Rae Luebbert – A documentary exploring the preparation, execution and reflection of a four hour durational dance performance highlighting specific dance artists in Salt Lake City, UT. CASEY, directed by Rylee Syme – The story of two men bringing their lives together while haunted by the shadow of a former partner who went missing 5 years before. FROM WAY UP HERE, directed by Celeste Chaney – Two women ditch a celebration of life, steal a car (and the urn), and take to the mountains for one last adventure. 4DWN, directed by Danny Schmidt – 4DWN tells the unconventional and deeply personal story of a South Dallas skatepark whose mission is to change the lives of everyone who walks through the gate. The 4DWN skatepark is a resilience hub rooted in skate culture, tackling the challenges of food insecurity and social justice in one of the city’s poorest communities. >> Get free tickets HERE https://utahfilmcenter.org/film/utah-filmmaker-showcase-local-short-film-collection/ Need to know: --Friday, August 2 --Event opens at 8 pm, with film scheduled to begin at dusk, approx 9:15 pm --Reserve your FREE spot Good to know: --Snacks for sale by Sweet Hazel & Co. Bakeshop & Bistro --Dogs are allowed as long as they are leashed --Blankets and lawn chairs welcome --Bathrooms are north of the tennis courts Outdoor Film Series takes place on the east side of Liberty Park, just north of the Chase Home Museum near the middle of the park.



Utah Film Center’s Summer Outdoor Film Series at Liberty Park presents, “Local Short Film Collection”

Get ready to soak up some summer vibes at Utah Film Center’s Summer Outdoor Film Series, returning to Liberty Park. The movie lineup features a collection of curated, award-winning cinematic stories that are truly unique. For five Friday summer nights, Utah Film Center presents a selection of films from its annual programs and festivals, including Black, Bold & Brilliant, Artist Foundry Utah Filmmakers Showcase, Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids, and Utah Queer Film Festival. And here’s the best part—it’s all free and open to everyone! Visit https://utahfilmcenter.org/outdoor/ for summer movie lineup and details. Don’t forget to reserve your spot for an unforgettable outdoor movie-in-the-park experience. Utah Filmmakers Showcase: Local Short Film Collection Presented by Artist Foundry, Friday, August 2 The Artist Foundry presents a special evening of 7 short films by local Utah filmmakers. FIRE TENDER, directed by Roni Jo Draper & Marissa Lila–Margo Robbins, a Yurok grandmother and knowledge keeper, works to return cultural fire practices to Yurok territory to restore the land and the people. A CONVERSATION, directed by Phil Hessler – Ugandan born professional snowboarder, Brolin Mawejje, sits down with Academy Award-winning filmmaker, Jimmy Chin, to discuss race, diversity, and their unique career paths within the outdoor industry. MY NAME IS ____, directed by Aria Gunter – A young closeted trans teen struggles with her identity and coming out from a black and white world that actively suppresses it. DANCING IN DURATION: A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT ALBEIT LIMINAL, directed by Rae Luebbert – A documentary exploring the preparation, execution and reflection of a four hour durational dance performance highlighting specific dance artists in Salt Lake City, UT. CASEY, directed by Rylee Syme – The story of two men bringing their lives together while haunted by the shadow of a former partner who went missing 5 years before. FROM WAY UP HERE, directed by Celeste Chaney – Two women ditch a celebration of life, steal a car (and the urn), and take to the mountains for one last adventure. 4DWN, directed by Danny Schmidt – 4DWN tells the unconventional and deeply personal story of a South Dallas skatepark whose mission is to change the lives of everyone who walks through the gate. The 4DWN skatepark is a resilience hub rooted in skate culture, tackling the challenges of food insecurity and social justice in one of the city’s poorest communities. >> Get free tickets HERE https://utahfilmcenter.org/film/utah-filmmaker-showcase-local-short-film-collection/ Need to know: --Friday, August 2 --Event opens at 8 pm, with film scheduled to begin at dusk, approx 9:15 pm --Reserve your FREE spot Good to know: --Snacks for sale by Sweet Hazel & Co. Bakeshop & Bistro --Dogs are allowed as long as they are leashed --Blankets and lawn chairs welcome --Bathrooms are north of the tennis courts Outdoor Film Series takes place on the east side of Liberty Park, just north of the Chase Home Museum near the middle of the park.



Utah Film Center’s Summer Outdoor Film Series at Liberty Park presents, “Everbody’s Talking About Jamie”

Get ready to soak up some summer vibes at Utah Film Center’s Summer Outdoor Film Series, returning to Liberty Park. The movie lineup features a collection of curated, award-winning cinematic stories that are truly unique. For five Friday summer nights, Utah Film Center presents a selection of films from its annual programs and festivals, including Black, Bold & Brilliant, Artist Foundry Utah Filmmakers Showcase, Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids, and Utah Queer Film Festival. And here’s the best part—it’s all free and open to everyone! Visit https://utahfilmcenter.org/outdoor/ for summer movie lineup and details. Don’t forget to reserve your spot for an unforgettable outdoor movie-in-the-park experience. Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Presented by Utah Queer Film Festival, a program of Utah Film Center Friday, August 9 Jamie New is a 16-year-old who doesn't quite fit in. Instead of pursuing a traditional career, he dreams of becoming a drag queen. Uncertain about his future, Jamie knows one thing for sure -- he's going to be a sensation. Supported by his loving mother and amazing friends, Jamie overcomes discrimination and bullying to step out of the darkness -- and into the spotlight. Based on the stage musical of the same name, which in turn was adapted from the BBC Three documentary Jamie: Drag Queen at 16. >> Watch Film Trailer at https://youtu.be/CpOeZw7xdfI?feature=shared >> Get free tickets at https://utahfilmcenter.org/film/everybodys-talking-about-jamie/ Need to know: -Friday, August 9 -Event opens at 8 pm, with film scheduled to begin at dusk, approx 9:15 pm -Reserve your FREE spot Good to know: -Snacks for sale by Sweet Hazel & Co. -Bakeshop & Bistro -Dogs are allowed as long as they are leashed -Blankets and lawn chairs welcome -Bathrooms are north of the tennis courts Outdoor Film Series takes place on the east side of Liberty Park, just north of the Chase Home Museum near the middle of the park.



Utah Film Center’s Summer Outdoor Film Series at Liberty Park presents, “Everbody’s Talking About Jamie”

Get ready to soak up some summer vibes at Utah Film Center’s Summer Outdoor Film Series, returning to Liberty Park. The movie lineup features a collection of curated, award-winning cinematic stories that are truly unique. For five Friday summer nights, Utah Film Center presents a selection of films from its annual programs and festivals, including Black, Bold & Brilliant, Artist Foundry Utah Filmmakers Showcase, Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids, and Utah Queer Film Festival. And here’s the best part—it’s all free and open to everyone! Visit https://utahfilmcenter.org/outdoor/ for summer movie lineup and details. Don’t forget to reserve your spot for an unforgettable outdoor movie-in-the-park experience. Everybody’s Talking About Jamie Presented by Utah Queer Film Festival, a program of Utah Film Center Friday, August 9 Jamie New is a 16-year-old who doesn't quite fit in. Instead of pursuing a traditional career, he dreams of becoming a drag queen. Uncertain about his future, Jamie knows one thing for sure -- he's going to be a sensation. Supported by his loving mother and amazing friends, Jamie overcomes discrimination and bullying to step out of the darkness -- and into the spotlight. Based on the stage musical of the same name, which in turn was adapted from the BBC Three documentary Jamie: Drag Queen at 16. >> Watch Film Trailer at https://youtu.be/CpOeZw7xdfI?feature=shared >> Get free tickets at https://utahfilmcenter.org/film/everybodys-talking-about-jamie/ Need to know: -Friday, August 9 -Event opens at 8 pm, with film scheduled to begin at dusk, approx 9:15 pm -Reserve your FREE spot Good to know: -Snacks for sale by Sweet Hazel & Co. -Bakeshop & Bistro -Dogs are allowed as long as they are leashed -Blankets and lawn chairs welcome -Bathrooms are north of the tennis courts Outdoor Film Series takes place on the east side of Liberty Park, just north of the Chase Home Museum near the middle of the park.



Utah Queer Film Festival (formerly Damn These Heels)

Experience the Utah Queer Film Festival (UQFF) in person on October 25-27, 2024 at Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center–an exciting weekend of LGBTQIA+ creativity, ideas, and art explored through dramatic and documentary films from around the world, including local short films. Virtual films will be available October 27-November 3, 2024. As the longest-running queer film festival in the Mountain West, UQFF celebrates, inspires, and highlights queer stories, queer history, and queer joy through a diverse selection of feature and short films, community collaborations, workshops, discussions, and more! >>June-July 18: Early-bird festival passes for Utah Queer Film Festival are on sale now! >>Mid-July: First Program Announcements >>Mid-August: Additional Program Announcements >>Early September: Films, workshops, and tickets available to reserve with your pass! >>October 25-27: Pick up your physical pass and enjoy the in-person Festival >>October 27-November 3: Select films available to view during the online Festival Buy your Early Bird Festival Film Pass at: https://utahqueerfilmfestival.org/passes/ Utah Queer Film Festival is powered by Utah Film Center.