14TH LDS FILM FESTIVAL 2015
MARCH 4-7, 2015 | SCERA CENTER, OREM


SPECIAL SCREENINGS

Tickets for all events are available at 801-225-ARTS, online at scera.org or at the door. Click here for admissions information.

All events are open to the public and take place at the SCERA Center for the Arts in Orem (745 South State Street).


He Knows My Name

Drama, 43 minutes, color, 2015
Facebook: He Knows My Name
Director, Producer: John Lyde; Writer: Sally Meyer; Executive Producer: Ron Brough, Barry Evans; Director of Photography, Editor: Airk Thaughbaer; Production Designer: Lauren Spalding; Original Score: James Schafer
; Gaffer: Ephraim Smith.
Cast: Darin Southam, Bruce Newbold, Melanie Stone, Aimee Lynne Johnson, Koleman Stinger, Tatum Chinquy, Dashiell Wolf, Mason D. Davis.

Synopsis:
Little Rebekah is fascinated by the man her neighbors call Jesus, and she wants to hear all he has to say. But her mother, Sarah, wants Rebekah to keep her distance from the man some call Master and others label a heretic. Sarah has heard rumors that some factions wish to harm Jesus of Nazareth and is trying her best to protect her daughter. But Rebekah is persistent, and one day she brings Jesus home to meet her mother and grandfather—a simple act that will forever change all their lives.

Screenings:
Saturday, March 7, 2:30 pm, Scera Showhouse II


Hidden in the Heartland (Pilot Episode)

Documentary, 30 minutes, color, 2015
Official Website: Hidden in the Heartland
Writer, Director, Producer: Kels Goodman; Editor: Brad Olsen.

Synopsis:
Hidden in the Heartland is a television/online series, currently seeking distribution, that follows the new evidence that the Book of Mormon could have taken place in America's Heartland. There are many evidences that continue to be uncovered justifying this production to become an on-going series. Other untold stories that surround the early Mormon Church are discovered here in an entertaining fashion, including reenactments, interviews, and visits to the proposed locations.

Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening.

Screenings:
Saturday, March 7, 2:30 pm, Scera Showhouse II


Grit: The True Story of Steve Young

Documentary, 22 minutes, color, 2014
Production Company: Home Sports
Director: Kevin Doman, Lance Hope; Writer: Kevin Doman; Producer: Kevin Doman, Lance Hope, Bryce Neubert; Executive Producer: Tanya Vea; Director of Photography: Jason Brunner, Dan Nestel, Bryce Neubert; Production Designer: Jeff Sheets, Toss Patterson; Original Score: Kyle Warr; Editor: Carson Bown, Sterling Bryant, Lance Hope, Lane Russell.
Cast: Scott Taylor, Steve Young.

Synopsis:
Steve Young will always be known as one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. His records, countless MVP awards, and Super Bowl trophy attest to it. What people don’t know is that Steve Young attributes most of his success to the man who really taught him to be great: his father, LeGrande “Grit” Young. This inspirational video of Steve Young shows how "Grit" helped shape him into being the player, athlete, and man he is today.

Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening.

Screenings:
Saturday, March 7, 5:00 pm, Scera Xango Grand Theatre


Hail Mary: Stories Behind the Greatest Comeback

Documentary, 61 minutes, color, 2014
Writer, Director, Producer: Kevin Doman; Executive Producer: Lyle Mortimer, Bryce Mortimer, Spencer Harden; Original Score: Kyle Warr; Editor: Sterling Bryant, Lance Hope, Carson Bown.

Synopsis:
They called it the "Miracle Bowl," but the 1980 Holiday Bowl was a lot more. This film explores some of the unknown miracles that took place at a time when the BYU football program desperately needed a bowl win. The greatest comeback didn't end in 1980.

Q&A with the filmmakers after the screening.

Screenings:
Saturday, March 7, 5:00 pm, Scera Xango Grand Theatre


Never Give Up

Documentary, 15 minutes, color, 2014
Production Company: Never Give Up
Directorm Producer: Kevin Doman; Writer: Kevin Doman, John Farr and Spencer Harden; Executive Producer: Lyle Mortimer, Bryce Mortimer; Director of Photography: Kevin Doman; Original Score: Kyle Warr; Editor: Sterling Bryant, Carson Bown, Lance Hope.

Synopsis:
A little known BYU football team manager with a physical handicap pulled off an impossible feat the night before the Cougar's victory in the 1980 "Miracle" Bowl.

Screenings:
Saturday, March 7, 5:00 pm, Scera Xango Grand Theatre