Free Sundance Film Screening: Eighth Grade
Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre
2155 Red Butte Canyon, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Gates open at 7:30 p.m. Film starts at dusk. Hot fresh churros available for purchase from San Diablo Churros’ pop-up stand!
'Eighth-grader Kayla Day always has her phone in hand, hoping to find connections online that might make up for those she’s unable to forge in everyday life. She makes YouTube videos aimed at other adolescents dealing with similar issues—feelings of isolation, anxiety, and invisibility—but Kayla finds her advice paralyzingly difficult to apply in real situations. In the final week of a thus-far-disastrous school year—and with high school looming on the horizon—Kayla struggles to bridge the gap between how she perceives herself and who she believes she should be.'