During the documentary film festival, films were screened at Red Cliffs Theatre to large crowds and sometimes sold out theatres. Filmmakers attending the festival were pleased with the attendance and hospitality of theatre staff.
“Megaplex is committed to documentary filmmakers and wants to support their success,” said Cal Gundersen, Megaplex film buyer/placement manager. “Attendees and filmmakers can benefit from additional screenings of these films.”
The joint partnership will launch this exciting venture beginning today (Friday, Oct. 26th), with the release of “Beast Wishes,” a festival favorite film which tells the story of a couple who have dedicated their lives to the accumulation of props and special effects used in some favorite Hollywood horror films. In addition, “A Sister’s Call” and “Pieces of the Soul” are scheduled for release in later weeks. Festival officials noted that scheduling and the need to overlap screenings at this year’s DOCUTAH festival made it difficult for attendees to see some of the favorites.
DOCUTAH is an international documentary film festival held annually each September. The organization works year round to insure the fulfillment of its mission – to inspire a global connection through documentary films and intellectual discussion.
“Dixie State College is passionate about enhancing educational opportunities,” says DSC Vice President of Institutional Advancement Christina Schultz. “DOCUTAH reaches out to the world for film submissions and as a result we are able to bring the world to the southern Utah Community.”
DSC and Megaplex Theatres look forward to traveling the world with the southern Utah community as films are screened at the Red Cliffs Theatres in the coming months. For more information on DOCUTAH, please visit www.docutah.com.