Briscoe Film Series

Summer Film Series 2020

Kick off your summer at the Briscoe! Dr. Andrew Patrick Nelson, Chair of the Department of Film and Media Arts and Associate Professor of Film Studies at the University of Utah returns for our annual Summer Film Series with films selected to pair perfectly with our new exhibition, Still in the Saddle. Join us for fun flicks, food truck fare, and beer.

Nelson will lead a lecture beginning at 1:00pm followed immediately by the film.

  • May 24: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) PG; 1hr 50min; Wyoming, early 1900s. Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid are the leaders of a band of outlaws. After a train robbery goes wrong, they find themselves on the run with a posse hard on their heels. Their solution – escape to Bolivia.
  • June 21: Little Big Man (1970) PG-13; 2hr 19min; Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Native Americans and fighting with General Custer.
  • July 19: The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976) PG; 2hr 15min; Missouri farmer Josey Wales joins a Confederate guerrilla unit and winds up on the run from the Union soldiers who murdered his family.
  • August 16: True Grit (1969) G; 2hr 8min; A drunken, hard-nosed U.S. Marshal and a Texas Ranger help a stubborn teenager track down her father’s murderer in Indian territory.
  • September 6: The Long Riders (1980); R; 1hr 40 min; The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the Jesse James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge.

Included with museum admission. 

For more information contact:
Education Department