Russell Roots
Staff

Russell Roots

Community Outreach Manager
rroots@utahfilmcenter.org

Russell Roots is the Community Outreach Manager with Utah Film Center and manages their community programming, audience building efforts, and volunteer campaigns. In previous incarnations, he also managed the Film Center’s two annual film festivals and summer drive-in film series. Russell has a background in journalism, radio, media literacy, and has led administrative efforts on the boards of other arts organizations. He is a procrastinating podcaster and focuses his studies on the intersections of marginalized groups in cinema and the rise of white nationalism and other intolerance in the United States.