Showtimes: 3/12 at 7 p.m. 
2019 Academy Award winner for Best Live Action Short 
There will be a Q&A as part of the Opening Night of the ISREEL Film Festival followed by screenings of the Academy Award-winning short SKIN and feature film MAGIC MEN. 

guyskinGuy Nattiv is an acclaimed filmmaker from Israel. His short film, SKIN won the 2019 Academy Award for Best Short Film. Nattiv's work has also won prizes at more than 20 Film Festivals worldwide.Before coming to the US, Nattiv directed several features in Israel. Nattiv currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife/producing partner Jaime Ray Newman, and their daughter.

Showtimes: 2/22 at 7 p.m. 
There will be a Q&A following the 7 p.m screening of ARCTIC with writer director Joe Penna. 

Joe Penna is a Brazilian writer and director.

For the past 12 years, he has maintained a YouTube channel dedicated to inventive music videos and short films. The channel has garnered nearly 3 million subscribers and over 400 million views. His stop-motion short film Guitar: Impossible was selected to be displayed at the Guggenheim museum.

Penna has directed commercials for various Fortune 500 companies including Coca Cola, Disney, and Ford. He was selected as one of the top 10 new directors at the 20th Cannes Lions Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors' Showcase.

His inaugural short film, MERIDIAN, stars Orlando Jones. His follow-up, INSTANT GETAWAY, was produced by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. Penna's third short film, TURNING POINT, was selected to play at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.

Penna's debut feature film, ARCTIC, was shot entirely on location in Iceland and stars Mads Mikkelsen. It was part of the Official Selection for the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, and is currently being distributed theatrically by Bleecker Films.

Penna is currently in pre-production for STOWAWAY, starring Anna Kendrick and Toni Collette.


Showtimes: 12/11 at 7 p.m. 
There will be a Q&A following the 7 p.m screening with Stephen Groo, and producers Eric Robertson and Jared Harris.
Stephen Groo was born in Artesia, California. He went to Brigham Young University and graduated in 2000 with a BA in Fine Arts. He has been a film director for 20 years and has produced over 205 films in that time. 


Tower Theatre
10/11/2018; 7:00pm
PHANTASM (Remastered) with Don Coscarelli in person
Presented by SLFS and Weller Book Works
$50 - Includes Book (TRUE INDIE: LIFE AND DEATH IN FILMMAKING) and meet & greet/signing (plus film and discussion with Don Coscarelli)
$20 - Includes Film and Discussion with Don Coscarelli ONLY
Join us for a screening of the horror cult classic PHANTASM with director Don Coscarelli at Tower Theatre on October 11th.  The legendary director will be present in person for a film discussion and meet and greet signing of his book TRUE INDIE: LIFE AND DEATH IN FILMMAKING. 
No refunds or exchanges.  
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$20 Two day pass; $10 student pass available at box office only. Student ID required.  
Click on image to the left to purchase 2 Day Passes. 

On March 9th and 10th, audiences will have opportunities to see examples of Mr. De Mey’s work and to engage in conversations with the filmmaker and invited guests. In addition to screenings of De Mey’s films, the International Screendance Festival will also present films by emerging and established artists.

Thierry De Mey is a pioneer of Screendance, a genre of film that merges choreography and cinematography. Over the last 25 years he has collaborated with artists and dance companies such as William Forsythe/Frankfurt Ballet, Anna Teresa De Keersmaeker/ Rosas, Thomas Hauert/ZOO, and Michelle Ann De Mey. He is now on the faculty of IRCAM, Institute for Research and Coordination in Acoustics/Music, in Paris.

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Friday 3/9
Discussion and Screening with Thierry De Mey at 7:00 pm
The following shorts will screen: Musique de Tables, Wall Work, Love Sonnets, and One Flat Thing, Revisited.
Saturday 3/10
University of Utah Screendance Shorts at 5:30 
Two Classics of Modern Dance21 Etudes á Danser (Belgium) directed by Thierry De Mey and
Cost of Living (UK) directed by Lloyd Newson at 7:00 pm
International Shorts at 8:30 pm
The following international dance shorts will screen: 
Rosas Danst Rosas (Belgium)– Thierry De Mey
Boy (UK) – Rosemary Le
Glass Crevace et dérive (Canada) - Noémie Brassard
Tra la la (UK) – Magalie Charrier
Le p’tit bal (France) – Philippe Decouflé
There is a Place (Scotland) – Katrina McPherson & Simon Fildes
Quarantine (US) – Gabri Christa
Alt I Alt: (Norway) - Torbjørn Skårild
Momentum (US) - Boris Seewald

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