Kids Films to See at Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival is known for a lot of things, but one of them isn't usually its films for kids. Utah Film Center has collaborated with Sundance Institute for the fourth year to program the kids section of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
The Mars Generation 
Directed by Michael Barnett
Recommended for ages 10+
Aspiring teenage astronauts reveal that a journey to Mars is closer than you think. 
My Life as a Zucchini
Directed by Claude Barras
Recommended for ages 12+
After his mother's death, Zucchini is befriended by a police officer, Raymond, who accompanies him to a foster home filled with other orphans his age. There, with the help of his newfound friends, Zucchini eventually learns to trust and love as he searches for a new family of his own. 
RED DOG: True Blue
Directed by Kriv Stenders
Recommended for ages 8+
When 11-year-old Mick is shipped off to his grandfather's cattle station in Australia?s remote Pilbara, he prepares himself for a life of dull hardship but instead finds myth, adventure and a friendship with a scrappy, one-of-a-kind pup that will change his life forever. 
The 2017 Sundance Film Festival is January 19-29. 

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