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DOCUTAH International Documentary Film Festival

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Event Start
4:00 PM  on  on Sep 10, 2015
Event End
8:30 PM  on  on Sep 12, 2015
Arts / Performance
Annual Event


 Southern Utah Film Festival


Kanab Screening Film List at Crescent Moon Theater
150 South 100 East, Kanab, Utah 84741
Thursday, September 10 at 4:00 pm-7:30;
Friday, September 11, 4-7:30 pm;
Saturday, September 12, 2015 5-8:30 pm


Thursday, 9/10/2015

4:00pm DEVIL & THE ANGEL THE (80min)
7:00pm OUR CANYON LANDS (34min)
7:40 p.m. IN FOOTBALL WE TRUST (88 minutes)


Thursday, 9/10/2015

DEVIL & THE ANGEL THE 4:00pm (80min)
About a man from southern Utah who builds violins.
DIRECTOR: Cathleen Claire Lee?USA, 2015, 80 min
FAMILY FRIENDLY?The violin has been referred to as the “devil’s instrument.” Throughout history, violin players and makers were rumored to have sold their souls to the devil in order to master their craft. Despite this reputation, Kevin Lee sets out to prove otherwise. Known as a Master Luthier, Kevin follows in the footsteps of the famous violinmakers from hundreds of years ago.
Watch the Devil and the Angel Trailer


DIRECTOR: Kim Furst?USA, 2014, 86 min.
FAMILY FRIENDLY, IN COMPETITION?Nicknamed “The Pilot’s Pilot,” Robert A. “Bob” Hoover, age 93, is considered by many to be our greatest living aviator, and has influenced generations of pilots. Director Kim Furst captures every nuance of Bob's amazing life story with still images, rare historic footage, and exclusive testimonials from other flight legends past and present; featuring Harrison Ford.
Watch Flying the Feathered Edge Trailer


OUR CANYON LANDS 7:00pm (34min)
Local Interest
DIRECTOR: Justin Clifton?USA, 2015, 34 min.
FAMILY FRIENDLY, IN COMEPTITION?In Southeastern Utah, one of the last major wild places remaining sits teetering on a precipice of rampant industrial development. Home to some of the most stunning landscapes in the world, the Canyon Lands of Utah have become the playground of adventurous souls who love and appreciate the wonder of wild places. It has also become the target of greedy industrialists.
Watch Our Canyon Lands Trailer


IN FOOTBALL WE TRUST 7:40 p.m. (88 minutes)
DIRECTOR: Tony Vainuku & Erika Cohn
IN FOOTBALL WE TRUST is an insightful and moving documentary feature film exploring in rich detail the remarkable story behind the Polynesian Pipeline to the NFL. The film intimately portrays four young Polynesian men from Salt Lake City, Utah striving to overcome gang violence and near poverty through the promise of American football.
Watch In Football We Trust Trailer


Friday, 9/11/15

4:00pm ON DREAMS OF DIXIE (27min)
4:30pm RIGHT FOOTED (82min)
6:00pm LEOPARD IN THE LAND, THE (59min)
7:00pm HOW TO CATCH A TIGER (10min)


Friday, 9/11/15

ON DREAMS OF DIXIE 4:00pm (27min)
Local Interest
DIRECTOR: Keith R Owen?USA, 2015, 27 min.
FAMILY FRIENDLY?It was 1861 when tattered pioneers began arriving in southern Utah's red, barren dessert. Amid sacrifice and loss, many had traveled across wide oceans and unforgiving plains for a place they could call their own. Committed to education, school classes were first held in the back of covered wagons and in the areas first church houses. Through heartfelt interviews and stories found in the archives of county history, 'On Dreams of Dixie' gives viewers a multi-dimensional experience and character-driven look at what it was like attending school in southern Utah's early settlement communities.
Watch On Dreams of Dixie Trailer


RIGHT FOOTED 4:30pm (82min)
DIRECTOR: Nick Spark?Ethiopia, Philippines, USA, 2015, 82 min.
FAMILY FRIENDLY?Jessica Cox was born without arms as a result of a birth defect. She overcame many physical and emotional challenges to become fully independent. She learned to type with her toes, drive a car with her feet, and fly an airplane with her feet. Right Footed follows Jessica as she transforms from a motivational speaker to a mentor, and into a leading advocate for people with disabilities.
Watch Right Footed Trailer


LEOPARD IN THE LAND, THE 6:00pm (59min)
Animal Related
DIRECTOR: James McEachen?Mongolia, USA, 2014, 59 min.
FAMILY FRIENDLY, IN COMPETITION?Artist and Disney designer Joe Rohde sets out on a month-long horseback expedition across the Altai Mountains of Western Mongolia with the intention of painting large scale landscapes to raise funds for Snow Leopard conservation. It is a pilgrimage that explores why we travel, how we interact with the world, and the monumental effect that has on everything else.
Watch The Leopard in the Land Trailer


HOW TO CATCH A TIGER 7:00pm (10min)
Animal Related
DIRECTOR: Michael Booth & Brant Backlund?Russian Federation, USA, 2014, 10 min.?With time running out, two filmmakers scramble to learn how to use an ultra high-speed camera. They arrive in Far East Russia in time to catch a rare Siberian tiger the moment it is released back to the wild.
Watch How to Catch a Tiger Trailer


“Run Free — The True Story of Caballo Blanco” is a movie about Micah True (Caballo Blanco, or the White Horse), an American ultra-runner who helped the Tarahumara Indians of Northern Mexico preserve their running culture by creating a 50-mile ultra marathon which combines aspects of traditional Tarahumara running with the ideology of modern ultra-running.
Watch Run Free Trailer


SATURDAY, 9/12/15

5:00pm PROPHET’S PREY (94min)
6:45pm TOUR OF HONOR (55min)
7:45pm RIDING MY WAY BACK (28min)
8:15 pm WAVE I RIDE, THE (71 Minutes)


SATURDAY, 9/12/15

PROPHET’S PREY 5:00pm (94min)
DIRECTOR: Amy Berg?USA, 2015, 94 min
IN COMPETITION?When Warren Jeff’s rose to Prophet of the Fundamentalist Church of Latter Day Saints, he took control of a religion with a history of polygamous and underage marriage. He bridged the gap between sister wives and ecclesiastically rape, befuddling the moral compass of his entire congregation. See the film where it all started, Southern Utah. (Adult Themes, Sexual Issues)
Watch Prophet’s Prey Trailer


TOUR OF HONOR 6:45pm (55min)
DIRECTOR: Kyle and Carlos Plummer?USA, 2015, 55 min.
FAMILY FRIENDLY, IN COMPETITION?In this immersive and emotional documentary, a group of 21 World War II, Korea, and Vietnam veterans are flown back to Washington D.C. to see their memorials.
Watch Tour of Honor Trailer


RIDING MY WAY BACK 7:45pm (28min)
Animal Related
DIRECTOR: Robin Fryday?USA, 2014, 28 min.
IN COMPETITION?A short documentary that chronicles one soldier's journey back from the brink of suicide with the help of one of the unlikeliest of saviors: a horse named Fred. Through caring for Fred, Aaron begins the difficult process of reconnecting to the world around him and healing the terrible, invisible wounds of war that had nearly defeated him. (Adult Themes)
Watch Riding My Way Back Trailer


WAVE I RIDE, THE (71 Minutes)
Synopsis: Paige Alms, a Maui local, is considered to be one of the top big wave surfers in the world but faced obstacles in injury, going unsupported by an industry that favours men, working 2-3 jobs to keep up her surf schedule. The themes of the film echo female empowerment, pushing boundaries, and chasing one’s passion despite obstacles.
Watch The Wave I Ride Trailer

Event Start
4:00 PM  on  on Thursday, September 10, 2015
Event End
8:30 PM  on  on Saturday, September 12, 2015
Annual Event

Arts / Performance
Annual Event

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September 4th and 6th the showings will be at the Crescent Moon Theater 150 S. 100 E. Kanab, UT

September 5th the showings will be at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary 5001 Angel Canyon Rd. Kanab, UT