2023 Special Guests

Film Type Film Recommendations Damn These Heels is thrilled to welcome special guest, Miss Coco Peru, to Salt Lake City, Utah, for the Festival’s 20th anniversary celebration! With 33 years in the business as a working drag queen, Coco offers an evening of inspired storytelling and song followed by a moderated discussion that includes audience […]

Local Business and Corporate Sponsorships

For 20 years, Damn These Heels (now Utah Queer Film Festival) has highlighted local and international queer filmmakers; created safe spaces for our local queer artists, storytellers, and audiences to celebrate each other; and offered stories that highlight the full spectrum of human experiences.  Why In a state outwardly known for its conservative values, the […]


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2023 Festival Schedule

The 2023 Damn These Heels Queer Film Festival features 20 feature films and 20 short films for our 20th anniversary. A pioneering event showcasing LGBTQ+ cinema and culture, the Festival takes place October 12-15, 2023, in person at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in downtown Salt Lake City, along with a selection of films […]

About the Festival

CHANGING THE GAME – a documentary that follows transgender athletes and how they and their families navigate evolving political dynamics and student-athlete parameters; SAME SEX ATTRACTED – a documentary by Utah-based filmmakers who follow LGBTQ+ students at BYU who grapple with questions of faith, sexuality, gender and love QUIET HEROS – An inspiring documentary by […]

Pay What You Can Afford: What Should I Pay?

For the 2024 Utah Queer Film Festival, we’re continuing to offer a sliding scale for individual ticket pricing where you can pay what you can afford. Please see the charts below for suggested pricing. We want all to be able to attend, regardless of income limitations. For those who can afford to pay the full […]

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VIP Packages

 VIP packages are now on sale! Utah Queer Film Festival is ready to roll with a new look and a wonderful lineup of queer films and queer filmmakers for 2024! The Ruby package is for the festival lover who wants both films and receptions. The Diamond Package for two is for VIP donors who enjoy […]

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