We’re planning some great Special Events for this year’s Festival. There’ll be Music, Dance, Food, Drink! Watch this space.  A Film Festival provides more than just films.  It provides an intimate, immersive experience and DOCUTAH Special Events connect attendees to the filmmakers, and the subjects and adds a special involvement with the films. Most are free of charge and open to Festival Pass Holders.  You won’t have this much fun sitting on your couch, watching streamed movies. 


Monday, November 1 , 6 p.m., Festival Opening Celebration and Film Screening

6 p.m. Reception – GET IN THE MOOD FOR THE BLUES. Join DOCUTAH and other film FANatics prior to the screening at the DSU Eccles for a ticketed WINE & SOUTHERN COOKIN’ appetizer reception to celebrate the Festival Opening. Information on ticketing will be posted and announced.  

7 PM Pineview screens 6 – 10 and Eccles Main Stage  – Into the Fire: A Utah Boy’s Life in the Blues – FESTIVAL OPENING FILM
Dick Earl Ericksen grew up in Moroni, Utah; a rural community located in East-Central Utah, by no means a hotspot for the Blues. One day his father came home from work with a cassette tape that was left in the lost and found, an album by the man called Muddy Waters. Dick put the tape in his boom box, and in that moment his life was changed forever.The film is followed by a Q&A and a Blues Music performance by Dick Earl’s Electric Witness, the band from the film at Pineview (Read More)