The Utah Film Center has published its upcoming schedule for the next several months, and here are two movies with music as a focus or element:
1. May 16 @ 7:00 PM
THE OUT LIST
Directed by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
60 min | 2013 | USA
A diverse cross-section of Americans share personal and professional stories, both heart-wrenching and triumphant, of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer experience. From actor Neil Patrick Harris to athlete Wade Davis and politician Christine Quinn to the Scissor Sisters’ Jake Shears, the subjects speak to the unique struggles and triumphs they have faced. Other subjects include Wanda Sykes, Larry Kramer, Suze Orman, Dustin Lance Black, Cynthia Nixon, Lady Bunny, and Ellen Degeneres, among others.
2. Films Without Borders
Tuesday, July 16 @ 6:00 PM
Directed by Peter Sellars
Not Rated | 190 min | 2008 | USA
Representing the culmination of nearly two decades of collaboration between composer John Adams and director Peter Sellars, this modern opera focuses on the J. Robert Oppenheimer experiments that led to the creation of the atomic bomb. Baritone Gerald Finley plays the physicist and soprano Jessica Rivera sings the role of his wife in this 2007 production that features the Netherlands Opera Chorus and the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra. Presented in partnership with Utah Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons and the Utah Symphony/Utah Opera.