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Library Grand Re-Opening

Library Grand Re-Opening

Jun 13, 2015
11:30 AM

Directed by Various Directors
Rated Not Rated, 240 min.
Free Screening

The Library Building and Jim Santy Auditorium will re-open to the public on Saturday, June 13th! Community volunteers will pass 127 books from their current temporary home at Miners Hospital to their new permanent residence at the renovated Park City Library. Each book represents each of the 127 years that the Library has been open. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place after the Book Brigade and activities ranging from live music to games to Indie Film shorts.

We will have a live jazz band, film related giveaways every 15 min and free popcorn from 1 to 4 PM outside the theater in the 3rd floor common area.

Tentative Schedule
11:30 AM - 1 PM: Book Brigade and Library Opening
1 PM - 2 PM: Sundance Institute will present short films from the Sundance Film Festival
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM: Selected short films from the annual Filmmakers Showcase
3:30 PM- 5 PM: Books 2 Movies screening of The Jungle Book

Sign up for the Book Brigade (click here to signup) or volunteer (click here to signup) to help with concessions during the Short Film screenings in the Jim Santy Auditorium! from 1 to 5 PM.

Sundance Institute short films

Boneshaker
Directed and written by Frances Bodomo
6 minutes, color, U.S.A., 2013 Sundance Film Festival Official Selection
An African family, lost in America, travels to a Louisiana church to find a cure for its problem child.

Afronauts
Directed and written by Frances Bodomo
14 minutes, color, U.S.A., 2014 Sundance Film Festival Official Selection
On July 16th 1969, America prepares to launch Apollo 11. Thousands of miles away, the Zambia Space Academy hopes to beat America to the moon. Inspired by true events.

The Little Deputy
Directed by Trevor Anderson
9 minutes , Canada, 2015 Sundance Film Festival Official Selection
Trevor tries to have his photo taken with his father.

Making it in America
Directed by Joris Debeij
9 minutes, U.S.A., 2015 Sundance Film Festival Official Selection
A Salvadoran immigrant who fled to the United States as a teenager is now a single mother striving to build a future for her family in Los Angeles.

Palm Rot
Directed by Ryan Gillis
8 minutes, U.S.A., 2015 Sundance Film Festival Official Selection
An old Florida fumigator discovers a mysterious crate in the Everglades that ruins his day.

Tupilaq
Directed by Jakob Maqe
6 minutes, Denmark, 2015 Sundance Film Festival Official Selection
The Tupilaq is both a symbol of the spirit of a forefather and a curse. This personal and moving short film revolves around the themes of cultural alienation, abuse, and the contrast between mythological Greenlandic nature and Western urban culture.

*Content is appropriate for a general audience, but films are recommended for ages 13 and older.

Filmmakers Showcase short films

Gugi
Directed by, Scott Thorton
6 minutes

Kitty Fight
Directed by Josh Samson
5 minutes

Stray
Directed by Luu Brothers
4 minutes

Balloon Man
Directed by Scott Thornton and Dodge Billingsley
9 minutes

Ring
Directed by Adam Herr
2 minutes

A Day at the Beach
Directed by Brendan Mooney
2 minutes

Transmormon
Directed by Torben Bernhard
12 minutes

Two Roommates One Banana
Directed by Arthur Veenema
4 minutes

In My Heart (You Have a Home)
Mark Granger, singer/songwriter
3 minutes

Dancer
Directed by Paisley Bothe
2 minutes

Vecchio and Nuovo
Directed by Arthur Veenema
4 minutes

Like a Dance
Directed by Jill Orschel
5 minutes

Books 2 Movies Screening
The Jungle Book
Directed by Wolfgang Reitherman
Rated G
78 minutes
View trailer

 

Park City Film Series

The Park City Film Series is a nonprofit organization presenting the best of independent feature, documentary, world and local cinema. Our mission is to create community through film.