A Century of Cinema
Zion Canyon Field Institute will present their centennial film series "A Century of Cinema" starting on August 13, 2009. It will run for ten weeks with showings every Thursday night at 7:30 pm at the Canyon Community Center in Springdale, Utah. Admission is free.
The series will focus on films made within Zion National Park. It kicks off with a lecture by Dr. James D’Arc, the Curator of the Brigham Young University Motion Picture Archive. Dr. D’Arc will speak about the history and context of those films made in Zion over the years.
FILMS TO BE SCREENED:
In Old Arizona - 1929
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - 1969
Jeremiah Johnson - 1972
Eiger Sanction - 1975
Electric Horseman - 1979
Child Bride of Short Creek - 1981
Desperate Hours - 1990
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico - 1997
Did You Know?
During the summer or fall, you may see a tarantula crossing a road or trail in Zion National Park. But don’t be frightened-- tarantulas are actually amazing arachnids--gentle, basically harmless creatures that have suffered a bum rap. More...