WELCOME TO DOCUTAH!
DOCUTAH International Film Festival originated at Utah Tech University in St. George, Utah. The brainchild of Emmy Award winning filmmaker and professor of film, Phil Tuckett, DOCUTAH features newly released documentary films surrounded by some of the most stunning landscape on the planet.
The DOCUTAH International Film Festival at Utah Tech University brings together filmmakers and film lovers for an electric weekend celebrating the art of documentary film.
DOCUTAH seeks to open hearts and minds to the world through beautifully crafted stories on film, promoting education while creating an atmosphere of camaraderie and community.
Film awards are presented in ten categories:
• Best Feature
• Best Short
• Audience Favorite – Feature
• Audience Favorite – Short
• Best Foreign Film
• Emerging Artist
• Distinctive Piece
GETTING TO ST. GEORGE
For commercial flights, it is recommended you fly into Las Vegas McCarran Airport. Car rentals are available at the airport or there are two local shuttles with direct routes to St. George.
St. George Shuttle http://www.stgshuttle.com or St. George Express www.stgeorgeexpress.com
In addition, St. George has a Municipal Airport. Flights to and from this airport are flown by Skywest Airlines through Delta Connections to Salt Lake City Utah and United Express to Denver. Car rentals are also available at this airport.
Local car rentals include:
Enterprise 1-800-261-7331, (435) 634-1556;
Budget 1-800-462-8343, (435) 652-8542; and
Hertz 1-800-654-3131, (435) 652-9941.
St. George, Utah is 90 minutes from Las Vegas on I-15. Nestled in a landscape with majestic mountains and red desert cliffs with Zion National Park in the background, St. George offers golf courses, spas and an elegant downtown Historic District.
Kanab, Utah is a 90 minute drive from St. George and is located between southern Utah’s most popular national parks and other scenic destinations – Lake Powell, the Grand Canyon, Zion and Bryce Canyon. Directions from St. George: Take I-15 North towards Salt Lake. Take the UT-9 exit, EXIT 16, toward Hurricane/Zion National Park. Merge onto UT-9/W State St. toward Hurricane. Turn right onto S. Main St/UT-59. Turn left onto E 100S/UT-59. Continue to follow UT-59 (Crossing into Arizona). UT-59 becomes AZ-389. Turn left onto US-89 Alt/S Main St. Continue to follow US-89 Alt (Crossing into Utah). US-89 Alt becomes US-89.0.
For inquiries regarding the Utah Tech Film Program or submissions to DOCUTAH , Contact:
Assistant Dean of Professional Arts
Email: [email protected]
Utah Tech University
225 S University Avenue
St. George, UT 84770