2010 Salt Lake City Film Festival selections

Poster art courtesy the Salt Lake City Film Festival

Organizers for the Salt Lake City Film Festival have announced the slate of movies for this year’s event, which runs Aug. 12-15.

This year’s event will 19 feature-length films (10 documentaries and nine narrative features) and 22 shorter works.

Two of the more intriguing selections are locally produced documentaries: “Cleanflix,” which looks at the Utah County-based, film-editing business, and “Sons of Perdition,” an investigation of the polygamist community in Colorado City, Ariz.

Festival Director Matt Whittaker said other selections include stories of “Russian ex-mafia, American jihadists, beautiful seas, vegan hot dog stands, drunken romantic comedies, Yeshiva baseball, magical cheese-producing goats, animated Mars missions, the world’s largest frying pan, killer tractors and much more.”

Screenings and other events for this year’s festival will be held at Brewvies Cinema Pub, the Broadway Centre Cinemas, the Post Theatre (Fort Douglas) and the Tower Theatre.

Tickets for the festival are already on sale. Information on the film selections, as well as ticketing information, is available at www.saltlakecityfilmfestival.com

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