The Salt Lake City Film Festival accepts films from around the globe and brings them to SLC for one weekend in August. This year’s festival was held August 18-21 at the Tower Theater, Broadway Center Theater, Post Theater and Brewvies Cinema Pub. Organized by a small crew of regular guys and gals from around our town, there’s an incredibly warm, inviting feel to the festival that visitors have found to be a contrast from festivals like Sundance. In years past, documentary films like Best Worst Movie, Cleanflix, American Jihadist, and Sons of a Gun have helped the festival to gain a reputation as an abnormally doc-heavy fest, while still bringing narrative films from newer filmmakers of the highest caliber. The SLCFF also gives directors of short films an opportunity to submit their work, and shorts were scheduled to precede each full-length screening. This year’s program kept with the themes while providing a laid-back atmosphere and plenty of after parties to mingle at.
Welcome to the official blog of the Salt Lake City Film Festival!
The Salt Lake City Film Festival is dedicated to empowering the independent filmmaker through exhibition, community engagement, education and resource management while both stimulating and perpetuating creative economies.
Submissions for the 2013 Festival are now officially open!
Notable dates regarding submissions:
Early Bird Deadline: March 29, 2013
Regular Deadline: May 3, 2013
Late Deadline: May 31, 2013
Without A Box Ext. Deadline: June 7, 2013
Prices vary depending on type of film submitted and deadline met.
Read all the details here!
The first Wednesday of every month, the SLCFF hosts a free screening at Brewvies Cinema Pub (679 S. 200 W. 21+) called HEFFE'FILM'IN. This year, we're showcasing some of the best science fiction films of the century, so make sure you come out and join us.
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