Free Film Series: Classic Hollywood Cinema and the Imagination of the American West
The Utah State Historical Society, Ms. Naoma Tate, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and others invite you to celebrate the spirit of the American West through art, movies and events.
- January 18, 2018, Buffalo Bill (1944)
- February 15, 2018, Ramona (1928)
- March 15, 2018, Ramrod (1947)
- April 19, 2018, Wagon Master (1950)
- May 17, 2018, Brigham Young (1940)
- June 21, 2018, Westward the Women (1951)
The series focuses on Utah’s storied landscapes and how classic Hollywood films used them to create an ideal, imagined American West. Dr. James V. D’Arc, a retired BYU motion picture curator and professor of film, will offer a brief lecture before each screening and lead a post-viewing discussion.
At the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, you’ll find activities from December 2017 to June 2018. Read a booklet of all events.
As part of this effort, join us for Screening Utah, a free, public film series done in partnership with the Buffalo Bill Center of the West.
Parking Instructions: Please park behind the Ft. Douglas Post Theater (taking Ft. Douglas Blvd.). Parking lot 84 is the closest, but lots 77, 78 ,79 are also available. Parking is free at the University after 6:00 p.m. See the map to the left.