- Dixon, Jerry
- Jerry Dixon smokejumping film
- 1999 (inclusive)19991999
- 1 DVD
- Collection Number
- The Jerry Dixon smokejumping film (1999) consists of a short documentary about smokejumping in Alaska made by University of Utah graduate Jerry Dixon. This collection is part of the Utah Independent Film Archive (UIFA).
- University of Utah Libraries, Special Collections.
Special Collections, J. Willard Marriott Library
University of Utah
295 South 1500 East
Salt Lake City, UT
- Access Restrictions
Materials must be used on-site; no use of original material, access copies will be made available for viewing. Five business days advanced notice required. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law, condition of the material, or by donor.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Jerry Dixon earned Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Utah in 1970 and 1973. An extreme sports, outdoors and travel enthusiast, Dixon currently participates in the University of Utah's Environmental Humanities Graduate Program by helping students travel to locations like Brazil, Costa Rica, Moose, Wyoming and Castle Valley, Utah to study what Environmental Humanitites Dean Robert Newman describes as "our relationship and responsibility to life on our planet, from environmental degradation and their consequences in human dispossession, species extinction, and sustainability as well as in ethical, health, and public policy concerns."
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Jerry Dixon smokejumping film (1999) consists of a short documentary about smokejumping in Alaska made by University of Utah graduate Jerry Dixon. This collection is part of the Utah Independent Film Archive (UIFA).
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||"Ten Seconds over Birch Hill"
This documentary about smokejumping in Alaska was made in response to a call for documentaries about smokejumping from the Smithsonian and was accepted into the Smithsonian's collection. 7 minutes.
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Independent filmmakers
- University of Utah
Form or Genre Terms
- Moving images