Utah Film Center Screening Policies

Online Free Screenings

  • TICKETS
    Tickets are required for online screenings and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

    • The number of tickets available per film may vary.
    • Films may have restricted access based on geographic location. We will do our best to list these restrictions on our website and streaming platform, but do not make any guarantees that you will be able to access screenings even if you are within the predefined geographic location(s).
    • If you requested a ticket to a screening and cannot attend we ask that you email us at info@utahfilmcenter.org with your name and order number that you are unable to attend. This will allow us to add your ticket back to the public allotment.
  • SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
    Most of our online free screenings are streamed through on our streaming platform powered by Eventive. 

  • OTHER DETAILS
    • Some screenings and most post-film Q&As feature a live chat. We welcome healthy discussion, but will not tolerate the following: spamming, personal attacks, swearing, obscenity, pornography or hate speech.
    • All photography, videography, and audio recordings are strictly prohibited during the film. 
    • We reserve the right to limit or block users from using our streaming services.

In-Person Indoor Free Screenings

  • TICKETS
    Tickets are required for in-person indoor screenings and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

    • The number of tickets available per film may vary.
    • Seating is general admission and currently at reduced capacity. Please choose seats that are physically distanced from others.
    • Your ticket does not guarantee admittance to the film. If you check-in at the venue less than 15 minutes before the scheduled start time you may be required to join the waitlist line.
    • If you requested a ticket to a screening and cannot attend we ask that you email us at info@utahfilmcenter.org with your name and order number that you are unable to attend. This will allow us to add your ticket back to the public allotment.
  • PROOF OF VACCINATIONS AND MASKS REQUIRED
    Proof of full vaccination and masks are required for all indoor Utah Film Center events

    • Proof of full vaccination means:
      • Physical vaccination card, legible photo of vaccination card, digital vaccination record
      • Full vaccination is defined as two weeks after their second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or two weeks after the single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine 
      • Masks must cover the mouth and nose and be worn at all times, including but not limited to check-in, inside the theatre, existing the theatre.
  • WAITLIST
    In-person screenings will have a waitlist for patrons who were not able to secure a ticket online.

    • To ensure as many waitlist patrons get in,
      • All ticketed guests must be in their seats 5 minutes prior to the film start time. 
        • Any patrons saving seats past this time will be asked to relinquish their seats to accommodate guests already present and ready to be seated.
  • OTHER DETAILS
    • All photography, videography, and audio recordings are strictly prohibited during the film.
    • We reserve the right to deny entry and the right to ask attendees to leave if being disruptive.
    • Standing or sitting on the floor, or in the aisles, is not permitted at any venues due to fire code restrictions. Additional seating cannot be added. Once every existing seat is filled, the screening has reached capacity and the doors will be closed.
    • If you arrive after the film has begun, a Utah Film Center staff member can assist in identifying empty seats.

Thank you for your understanding and patience as we implement these policies. We constantly seek to make your movie going experience an amazing one! And as always, we appreciate your support of our mission to inspire and engage diverse audiences to initiate conversation and community building through curated film exhibition, educational programs, and artist support!

These screening policies pertain to our free year-round programming, and may not pertain to our annual Damn These Heels Queer Film Festival and Tumbleweeds Film Festival For Kids.