About the Film
During the Cold War, Poland’s youth looked for any way to break away from the monotony of life under Communist rule. In the City of Krakow, a group of university students formed a kayaking club as a tool to explore their local rivers and avoid participation in Communist parades and rallies. After experiencing the thrill of Poland’s one and only class III rapid, club members Andrzej Pietowski, Piotr Chmielinski (who would go on to be the first person to paddle the Amazon river source to sea), and Jurek Majcherczyk set their sights on the impossible – leaving the Eastern Bloc to paddle whitewater.
“Godspeed, Los Polacos!” tells the story of five university students on the edge of adulthood who skillfully pull the strings of the Soviet system, and find themselves on a kayaking expedition in the Americas with a six-wheeled military truck, homemade equipment, and little to no whitewater skills. The story follows their epic two-year journey that culminates in the record-breaking first descent of the world’s deepest canyon, and finds the kayakers in Soviet cross-hairs after they leverage their newfound fame to fight for democracy in the Eastern Bloc.
2021 Banff Mountain Film Festival – Best Mountain Feature and Boulder International Film Festival – People’s Choice and Best Adventure Film awards.
Park City Film is partnering with Utah Olympic Park and Dragonfli Media to present the Twilight Drive-In at the Utah Olympic Park, a drive-in movie series to bring the community together for fun, socially-distant evenings celebrating film. Join us for a fun night out watching films under the stars!
– Tickets are priced per car per film.
– Cars will be assigned specific spots based on height at the entrance gate, with larger/taller cars in the back.
– All patrons must arrive in a vehicle – scooters and walk-ups will not be allowed due to COVID-19 restrictions.
– Please arrive at least 30min before the film starts to insure that we can load all the cars in before showtime.
Fresh popcorn, candy and drinks will be available for purchase.
In order to insure the safety and well-being of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the following rules must be followed. Non-compliance will result in immediate expulsion from the event.
Vehicles spots have been spaced to allow for social distancing between cars and groups. Attendees are requested to stay within their designated space. We require all people to wear a face mask if they choose to be out of their vehicles to visit the restroom or concessions. Please adhere to the rules we know: maintain a distance of 6 feet from others not in your immediate friend/family group, use a face mask in group settings and when you are visiting the concessions stand or restrooms, wash hands using soap and/or use hand sanitizer. Above all else, we ask that you use common sense and respect the well-being of those around you.
Dogs are not allowed at this event.
Please do not come if you are sick, or experiencing any COVID symptoms. We will ask individuals to leave if they are unable or unwilling to abide by the rules. Additional questions? Check out our Twilight Drive-in FAQ page.
The Utah Olympic Park lot will open 30 min before the scheduled start time for the film.
**All ticket sales are final** Refunds will not be issued if the film screening is cancelled due to inclement weather or high winds.
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