Utah Film Center Announces 2021 Outdoor Film Series

Utah Film Center

Utah Film Center announced today a series of throw-back and family-friendly movies for audiences to enjoy at the Union Drive-in and outdoor lawn screenings all summer long. The line up was programmed with all ages in mind and meant to bring people together to connect, converse and enjoy the twilight of summer. 

Utah Film Center’s main screening location is the UNION DRIVE-IN (7331 S 900 E, Midvale, UT 84047 – due east of the Belgian Waffle and Omelette Inn). Shows are $5 every Friday and Saturday evening.

New titles, dates and locations will be added to the summer drive-in lineup and announced at Utahfilmcenter.org/outdoor

In addition to the Union Drive-In, find Utah Film Center supported events in other locations:

SALT LAKE COUNTY RECREATION CENTERS & HISTORIC WHEELER FARM

Catch a free pop up or drive-in screening at a Salt Lake County Recreation Center near you! We are thrilled to collaborate with Salt Lake County for seven screenings at Redwood, Draper and Gene Fullmer (West Jordan) Recreation Centers. Upcoming events at Recreation Centers include:

  • Onward at Gene Fullmer on Saturday, July 17
  • Charlotte’s Web at Wheeler Farm on Wednesday, July 28
  • Monsters, Inc. at Draper on Thursday, July 29
  • Song of the Sea at Gene Fullmer on Saturday, July 31
  • Fly Away Home at Wheeler Farm on Wednesday, August 4
  • Babe at Wheeler Farm on Wednesday, August 11
  • Finding Nemo at Draper on Thursday, August 12
  • Coco (in Spanish) at Gene Fullmer on Saturday, August 14

COMMUNITY PARTNER LOCATIONS

Utah FIlm Center’s production team loves the thrill and challenge of setting up a pop up screen in new places. Catch a screening at other locations including Jordan Park, Orangeville, Alta Ski Area, Sugarhouse Park, and more! Upcoming events at partner locations include: 

  • Onward at Orangeville, Utah on Friday, July 23
  • Mountainfilm on Tour Summer Edition at Alta Ski Area on August 20
  • Better off Dead at Alta Ski Area on August 21

YOUR BACKYARD

For those who prefer a creative but more personal outdoor movie experience, Utah Film Center continues to offer technical gear and presentation expertise to families hosting private screenings in the popular Backyard Cinema rental program. 

Stuart is the founder, writer and wrangler at several sites including Gastronomic SLC, Utah Now and, The Utah Review; Stuart is a former restaurant critic of more than five years, working for the Salt Lake Tribune and has worked extensively with other local publications from Utah Stories through to Salt Lake Magazine and Visit Salt Lake.