August Film Screenings

In honor of the total solar eclipse coming on August 21, our August theme for film screenings is NASA in the Movies. Come join us Mondays and Fridays in the Media Auditorium at 6:30 pm, and don’t forget about our monthly Tumbleweeds Film Festival screening on August 12 presented by the Utah Film Center.
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August 4, Friday
6:30 PM / Media Auditorium
Film Screening: Apollo 13 (PG, 1995)
NASA works to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.

August 7, Monday
6:30 PM / Media Auditorium
Film Screening: Space Camp (PG, 1986)
The young attendees of a space camp find themselves in space for real when their shuttle is accidentally launched into orbit.

August 11, Friday
6:30 PM / Media Auditorium
Film Screening: Capricorn One (PG, 1977)
A NASA Mars mission won’t work, and its funding is endangered, so they decide to fake it just this once. But then they have to keep the secret…

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2:00 PM / Media Auditorium
Tumbleweeds Film Festival Screening: The Red Turtle (PG, 2016)
A man marooned on an island tries desperately to escape until he encounters a strange turtle that changes his life. Recommended for ages 8+. 121 min. Popcorn provided.

August 14, Monday
6:30 PM / Media Auditorium
Film Screening: Planet 51 (PG, 2009)
An alien civilization is invaded by NASA Astronaut Chuck Baker, who believed that the planet was uninhabited and must get back to his ship before it goes into orbit without him.

August 18, Friday
6:30 PM / Media Auditorium
Film Screening: In the Shadow of the Moon (PG, 2007)
In this documentary, the crew members of NASA’s Apollo missions tell their story in their own words.

August 21, Monday
6:30 PM / Media Auditorium
Film Screening: Flight of the Navigator (PG, 1986)
In 1978, a boy travels eight years into the future and has an adventure with an intelligent, wisecracking alien ship.

August 25, Friday
6:30 PM / Media Auditorium
Film Screening: Gravity (PG-13, 2013)
Two astronauts work together to survive after an accident which leaves them alone in space.

August 28, Monday
6:30 PM / Media Auditorium
Film Screening: Hidden Figures (PG, 2016)
The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.

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