THE SURROGATE

Writer-director Jeremy Hersh conjures a timely ethical drama with vibrant millennial energy in The Surrogate. Star and lead actress Jasmine Batchelor plays the over accommodating, Brooklynite, web designer Jess whose life is completely changed when she is enlisted as a surrogate mother for her two best gay male friends, Josh and Aaron (Chris Perfetti and […]

EMA

Decorated writer and director Pablo Larrain (Jackie, Neruda) constructs an unwieldy, bombastic, and deliciously dark masterpiece in Ema. The film has an undeniable rhythm: punctuated with electrifying dance sequences, anchored in a thumping, reggaeton-centric score, and filled with a wild abandon that is all at once exhilarating and frightening. Set in Valparaíso, Chile, the film […]

MAKING SWEET TEA

Making Sweet Tea documents the scholar and playwright E. Patrick Johnson as he journeys through the country to reconnect with the six black gay men whose stories he captured within his book, and later brought to life on stage, “Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South — An Oral History”. As a black gay […]

HOLY TRINITY <em style="font-size:0.75em">Available only July 18</em>

Please note: We have switched to a new file from the distributor which should take care of any audio issues. If you have any questions please email info@utahfilmcenter.org. Writer, director, and lead Molly Hewitt renders a glittering, zany, hilarious yet thoughtful debut feature in Holy Trinity. Set in an alternate universe of ubiquitous glamour and […]

ANNE+

Anne is in the middle of moving when she encounters her ex-girlfriend on the street in Amsterdam. As she spends the weekend making her move, she also unpacks her past relationships. Living on her own, she is left only with thoughts of all the women involved in her arrival at the present. With a restraint […]