Save the date! Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Kids | April 19-20, 2024


Tumbleweeds Festival Field Trips

Get ready for the 2023 Tumbleweeds Festival Field Trips! Whether you’re joining us in person or virtually, we look forward to celebrating films with you featuring outer space, places and cultures from around the world, and our very own backyard!

Field trips to the Tumbleweeds Film Festival are a Utah Film Center tradition. Field trips include a screening of a film, guest artists and audience engagement, and a supporting lesson plan to extend the learning in the classroom. Field trips are always offered FREE each year to students and teachers.

Recommended for ages: 10+

Good Night Oppy tells the inspirational true story of Opportunity, a rover that was sent to Mars for a 90- day mission but ended up surviving for 15 years. The film follows Opportunity’s groundbreaking journey on Mars and the remarkable bond forged between a robot and her humans millions of miles away.

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April 23 to May 31, 2023
Recommended for ages: 9+

A collection of short films curated by Utah Film Center.

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April 23 to May 31, 2023

Whether you love to watch films, want to explore the hands on activities at the Clubhouse, or do both, a day pass is your access to the Festival!

Each day pass includes the following perks: In-person films on a first come, first served basis

  • Clubhouse activities.
  • Free UTA transit to the Festival at Mid-Valley Performing Arts Center in Taylorsville

Each member of your group needs a pass to access Tumbleweeds. Workshops require additional registration and fee. 

Choose a Saturday day pass, a Sunday day pass, or both! 

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