Monday, February 26, 2018

Spotlight: LDS Film Festival

Now in its 17th year, the LDS Film Festival opens this week at the SCERA Theater in Orem, and is open to the public. With an amazing line up of feature and short film categories, music videos, animated short films, and industry panels this year will be one you won't want to miss. Meet many actors, producers, directors, and other industry professionals all week. The festival schedule can be viewed at

A few events to be sure you don't miss include:

Monday, February 26th ~ Festival Kickoff
7:00 PM / Not Cinderella's Type ($5.00 tickets)
Movie Trailer:

7:45 PM / We Love You Sally Carmichael (FREE) 

Tuesday, February 27th ~ OPENING NIGHT
7:00 PM ($8.00 tickets)

“The Other Side of Heaven” Opening Celebration: The dramatic retelling of emeritus LDS General Authority Seventy Elder John Groberg’s mission to Tonga became an unlikely hit after its release in late 2001. It was also one of Anne Hathaway’s first feature films. Tongan dancers and singers will be performing and a special announcement will be made by movie director, Mitch Davis.


Thursday, March 1st ~ Premiere
7:00 PM ($8.00 dollar tickets)

"Ruling of the Heart" -- a film about a judge who gets trapped in a cafe during a snowstorm, where he is confronted by two people he made judgments against. 

Friday, March 2nd ~ CLOSING NIGHT Premiere
7:30 PM ($8.00 dollar tickets)
“Trek” -- One of the more buzzed-about LDS films recently, “Trek” has its premiere at the LDS Film Festival. The comedy examines the Mormon tradition of youth handcart treks through the eyes of an LDS teen named Tom. But like all Mormon youth treks, it’s not all fun and games, and the group’s faith gets tested.


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