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Film poster featuring a black-and-white photo of an Indigenous woman with a red handprint over her mouth surrounded by text that reads "Missing Murdered Unheard; SLCC documentary; Our women, girls, and two-spirits are being taken from us in an alarming way."

SLCC film students cover lack of reporting when Indigenous people go missing

Produced by SLCC film students, "Missing Murdered Unheard" explores the lack of attention and response to crimes against Indigenous peoples
SLCC block letters outside South City Campus in winter

Virtual studio coming to South City Campus

Salt Lake Community College will construct a "virtual studio" similar to those used on productions like Disney's "The Mandalorian." The studio will be the first of its kind in Utah.
Crowd seated in auditorium for Tumbleweeds Film Festival

2023 Tumbleweeds film fest arrives in West Jordan on April 22

The annual family-friendly Tumbleweeds Film Festival will take place April 22 and 23 at the Viridian Event Center in West Jordan.
Brooke Shields under lights on a set

‘Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields’ review: A delve into Brooke’s life and valor

Teresa Chaikowsky reviews the documentary film "Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields," which premiered at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival.
Oumaïma Barid in "Animalia"

‘Animalia’ review: A supernatural drama exploring our place in the universe

Jonny Tollestrup reviews "Animalia," which won the World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Creative Vision at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival.
Rows of empty green theater seats in front of projection screen for Sundance

Sundance returns to Grand Theatre after COVID hiatus

After three years of COVID interruption, the Sundance Film Festival has resumed in-person screenings at the Grand Theatre on South City Campus.
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SLCC looks to enliven filmgoers with Spring Film Series

The Center for Arts and Media will host free film screenings throughout the spring semester, ending April 18.
Corner view of Tower Theatre marquee and entrance

Planning a revamp, the Tower Theatre will skip the 2023 Sundance film fest

The historic Tower Theatre in Salt Lake City will not open in time for the 2023 Sundance Film Festival, and there’s no clear timeline for when other screenings will resume at the venue.
Two people edit a video project

Local youths produce multimedia vaccination awareness campaign

With funding from the CDC Foundation, students in the Spy Hop digital arts program created a multimedia campaign about the importance and efficacy of vaccines.
Socially-distanced audience awaits a film screening

Student documentaries debut at South City Campus

SLCC recently hosted a film festival, allowing documentary students to display what they worked on all semester.
Egyptian Theatre lit up at night

Sundance Film Festival moves fully online amid COVID-19 surge

The 2022 Sundance Film Festival will be an online-only event after a recent surge in COVID-19 cases.
Haunted house worker scares a patron at Fear Factory

SLCC psychology professor explains why people like to be scared

Underneath the fleeing and screams lies the unique phenomenon of why people like to be scared.