LDS FILM FESTIVAL
JANUARY 26-29, 2011
2011 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE NOW ONLINE
The schedule for the 10th LDS Film Festival 2011 is now available online. This is the most exciting line-up of films and filmmakers in the history of the festival.
The festival kicks off on Wednesday, January 26, and will run through Saturday, January 29. Tickets for all events are now available at 801-225-ARTS, online at scera.org or at the door. Click here for admissions information.
All events are open to the public and take place at the SCERA Center for the Arts in Orem, Utah (745 South State Street).
To look up the schedule by day, click here. To look up the schedule by specific event, click here.
Here are some of the highlights:
Midway to Heaven: From Michael Flynn, producer of The Best Two Years, comes Midway to Heaven, a movie based on the popular novel by bestselling author Dean Hughes.
The Book of Life: Italian comedian and filmmaker Marco Lui directs a sweet romantic film about the plan of salvation and its implications in The Book of Life.
Joseph Smith and the Golden Plates: The film details Joseph's struggle to translate the golden plates and his desire to find forgiveness, acceptance and salvation from God.
17 Miracles: A sneak preview at T.C. Christensen's new pioneer film. As everything begins to get worse for the Handcart companies, miracles begin to happen.
My Girlfriend's Boyfriend: Alyssa Milano stars in this classic love story turned upside down. My Girlfriend's Boyfriend is a romantic comedy with some very big surprises.
The Flyboys: Two boys from a small town find their courage tested when they accidentally stow away aboard an airplane owned by the mob in this exciting adventure film.
A Christmas Wish: A beautiful Christmas story about a young mother who has been abandoned by her ne'er-do well husband, who took all their cash and left her homeless.
HottieBoombaLottie: Quirky award-winning comedy about teenage Ethan who channels all his ambitions into a deluded obsession with uber-hottie Madison Sweet.
Much Ado About Nothing: A modern day adaptation of Shakespeare's play with a cast and crew comprised entirely of students from East Hollywood High School in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Other great films to look out for: Jonah and the Great Fish, The Real Life Singles Ward, The History of Homefront, Take the Mountain Down, Alex Boye: Backstage Pass, A Tale of Two Totters, The Maze, Life Lessons from Fathers of Faith, Onward Alone: Women and the Mormon Battalion, and many more.
GET READY FOR THE 24-HOUR FILMMAKING MARATHON
It's that time of year again: The 24-Hour Filmmaking Marathon kicks off next Friday, January 21, at 10:00am at the SCERA Center for the Arts in Orem, Utah.
Become an award-winning filmmaker in only 24 hours and win cash awards! The 24-hour filmmaking marathon is a fun competition and a highlight of the LDS Film Festival.
Every year dozens of groups sign up to participate, and all finished films are screened during the festival to a crowd of around 500 people. Past entries have gone on to play at film festivals nationwide.
Every participating group has only 24 hours to write, shoot and edit a 3-minute short film. No more than five people (cast and crew) per group are allowed to participate.
10TH ANNUAL LDS FILM FESTIVAL
JANUARY 26-29, 2011
SCERA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
745 SOUTH STATE ST, OREM, UTAH