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Mountain Cinema

by Ski Utah Yeti July 2 2012 0 Comments

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Friday Night Family Flicks at Snowbird

In 1981, Robert Redford carved out a space in Utah’s mountains for the independent film maker. Today the “Sundance Institute remains committed to its mission to discover and develop independent artists and audiences across the globe.”  Each January, Park City, Salt Lake City and Sundance Resort host the Sundance Film Festival where the big screen meets the mountains.  Fortunately, there are plenty of summer screenings under the mountain sky.  Watching a movie on under the mountain stars is a unique experience, one worth checking off the bucket list.  Picnic baskets are welcome, so be sure to bring the popcorn.  Sit down and catch a film under the summer sky here:
Snowbird - Hosts Friday Night Family Flicks.  Family favorites from the 80‘s and 90‘s start at dusk on the Plaza Deck each Friday night through August 24th.

•Beetlejuice, Friday July 6
•The Sandlot, Friday July 13
•The Neverending Story, July 20
•Big, July 27
•Home Alone, August 3
•The Karate Kid, August 10
•Gremlins, August 17
•The Princess Bride, August 24

Canyons Resort - The 2012 Sundance Institute Summer Series offers free screenings in the Resort Village at 9:00 p.m.

CSNY Déja Vu, directed by Bernard Shakey, Thursday July 12
Filly Brown, directed by Youssef Delara and Michael D. Olmos, Thursday July 26

Soon enough it will be ski movie season, but until then, enjoy the above classics at Snowbird and the independents at Canyons.

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