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March 14: Through the Lens | Dolores

Mar 9, 2018

Dolores Huerta is one of the most important activists and defiant feminists in US history, fighting for racial and labor justice largely without recognition. With unprecedented access to this intensely private mother to eleven, the film reveals the stakes involved in committing one’s life to social change.

Join us
March 14th at 7pm 
Rose Wagner Theatre (38 W Broadway, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101) for a FREE Through The Lens film screening of Dolores

January 16: Through the Lens | Dawson City: Frozen Time

Jan 4, 2018

In this meditation on cinema’s past, director Bill Morrison (Decasia) pieces together the bizarre true history of a long-lost collection of 533 nitrate film prints from the early 1900s discovered in 1978 in Dawson City, the center of the Canadian Gold Rush and the final stop on for a distribution chain that sent prints and newsreels to the Yukon.

February 7: Through the Lens | The Rape of Recy Taylor

Dec 25, 2017

In 1944, Recy Taylor, a 24-year-old black mother, was gang-raped by six white boys in Alabama - a sadly common crime in the Jim Crow South. While few of these crimes were reported as the victims were in fear for their lives if they spoke up, Ms. Taylor bravely identified her rapists. This is her story.

December 14: Through the Lens | Happening

Nov 15, 2017

Filmmaker Jamie Redford embarks on a colorful personal journey into the dawn of the clean energy era as it creates jobs, turns profits, and makes communities stronger and healthier across the US. Unlikely entrepreneurs in communities from Georgetown, TX to Buffalo, NY reveal pioneering clean energy solutions.

Join us December 14th at 7pm  at Rose Wagner Theatre (38 W Broadway, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101) for a FREE Through The Lens film screening of HAPPENING: A Clean Energy Revolution 

October 11: Through the Lens | Icarus

Sep 26, 2017

When Bryan Fogel sets out to uncover the truth about doping in sports, a chance meeting with a Russian scientist transforms his story from a personal experiment into a geopolitical thriller involving dirty urine, unexplained death and Olympic Gold-exposing the biggest scandal in sports history.

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