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Opening Night Film: SUPA MODO

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2019 TUMBLEWEEDS FILM FESTIVAL
Presented as part of Utah Film Center’s 8th annual Tumbleweeds Film Festival for Children & Youth featuring curated films from around the world, culturally-enriching media arts workshops, and free clubhouse activities for younger audiences. Learn more about the festival here: utahfilmcenter.org/twds2019



SUPA MODA

Directed by Likarion Wainaina
2018 | Kenya/Germany | 74 min | Not Rated
Screens in Swahili with English subtitles
Recommended for ages 8+

Jo, a witty 9-year old terminally ill girl is taken back to her rural village to live out the rest of her short life. Her only comfort during these dull times are her dreams of being a Superhero, which prove to be something her rebellious teenage sister Mwix, overprotective mother Kathryn and the entire village of Maweni think they can fulfill.

Winner: Crystal Bear–2018 Berlin International Film Festival; The Golden Dhow–2018 Zanzibar International Film Festival

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Foreign language screenings are presented with English subtitles that will be read over listening devices by a “subtitle reader” for audience members who prefer an English dialogue track.






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