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

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

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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.

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Ticket Price - FREE

Age Restriction - 18+

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Date And Time

08-02-2024 @ 08:00 PM to
08-02-2024 @ 10:30 PM



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