And the DTH Audience Award Winners are… 🏆

We are excited to announce our Audience Award winners for the 15th annual Damn These Heels LGBTQ Film Festival – Quiet Heroes for best documentary and Ideal Home for best dramatic! Out of over 2,100 ballots, these films were voted with the highest rating among the 23 feature films presented at this year’s Festival. If you […]

Artist Foundry: Expanding Artist Support

Films Won’t You Be My Neighbor, Step, We the Animals, and The Hunting Ground; artists Frederick Wiseman, Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick; and local filmmakers Jenny Mackenzie and Tyler Measom are some of the many supported through our Fiscal Sponsorship program. The program has supported over 120 films and filmmakers, including twenty-three Sundance Film Festival premieres, and building on the […]

August’s Staff Streaming Selects

Our film-loving staff is at it again with our next monthly ‘Staff Streaming Selects’. This time around, we shift our focus to the series that some of our staff have been adding to their queues lately. Scroll down to see what they recommend and how you can start your binge-watching. Queer Eye “An enjoyable and touching […]

Blowing up the Bubble–Evolving as an Ally from Voyeur to Advocate

As a lifelong nerd, I’ve always ran in outsider circles, where my outsider LGBTQI friends have kept me thoroughly entertained and supported. At times, I am ashamed to admit, I have not returned the support when it might have embarrassed or inconvenienced me. On this island of LGBTQI tolerance of Salt Lake City in the […]

Damn These Heels Youth Program

LGBTQ+ youth often experience many challenges of how others respond to their sexual orientation or gender identity. Utah Film Center’s goal is to use the power of film to give greater attention to these challenges, build on strengths, and create a safe and affirming environment for LGBTQ+ youth. Through grants and partnerships, we are proud […]