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WATIF presentará su primer festival de cine

Maria Mantilla, Traductor April 2, 2024

Un nuevo festival de cine llegará a Ogden el 6 de abril, creado exclusivamente por estudiantes de la Universidad Weber State. El Equipo Asesor para la Producción Cinematográfica Innovadora de Weber...

Emma Hurst in a still from the short film Cleo, which was submitted to the festival.

WATIF to host its first film festival

Megan Swann, Section Editor April 2, 2024

A new film festival is rolling into Ogden on April 6, and this one is solely created by Weber State University students. Weber’s Advisory Team for Innovative Film Production will be hosting its first-ever...

A still from The Mother of All Lies by Asmae El Moudir, an official selection of the Spotlight program at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Insightfilms.

OPINION: Sundance meets “The Mother of All Lies”

Joselyn Salazar, Reporter February 1, 2024

Director Asmae El Moudir’s documentary film, “The Mother of All Lies,” follows El Moudir’s recollection of her and her family’s memories of the 1981 Casablanca bread riots in Morocco. The film...

Izaac Wang appears in Dìdi (弟弟) by Sean Wang, an official selection of the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute.

Sean Wang brilla en Sundance con “Dìdi”

Maria Mantilla and Lexie Andrew February 1, 2024

"Dìdi", dirigida por Sean Wang, se estrenó mundialmente el 25 de enero en el Festival de Sundance de este año, y también estuvo disponible en Internet hasta el 28 de enero. "Dìdi" es una película...

Sean Wang, director of Dìdi (弟弟), an official selection of the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Alexandria Lior.

Sean Wang shines at Sundance with “Dìdi”

Lexie Andrew, Culture Editor February 1, 2024

“Dìdi,” directed by Sean Wang, had its world premiere Jan. 25 at this year's Sundance Film Festival, and was also available online until Jan. 28. “Dìdi” is a coming-of-age film about a Taiwanese...

Frida Kahlo appears in FRIDA by Carla Gutiérrez, an official selection of the U.S. Documentary Competition at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute


Cooper Hatsis, Reporter January 30, 2024

“Frida,” the debut documentary film from filmmaker Carla Gutierrez, premiered at this year’s Sundance Festival, and documents the life, career and artwork of Mexican painter, Frida Kahlo. Kahlo...

Sundance Film Festival Egyptian theatre.

News Quiz 01/23

Brisa Odenthal, News Editor January 23, 2024

Questions: 1. Which republican candidate suspended their presidential campaign on Jan. 21? a. Donald Trump b. Vivek Ramaswamy c. Nikki Haley d. Ron DeSantis 2. What is the name of the film festival...

Seeing Sundance

Seeing Sundance

Cooper Hatsis, Reporter January 31, 2023

Weber State University students and Ogden community members gathered in the Wildcat Theater on Jan. 24 for a free screening of “Animalia,” a feature film that is being shown in this year's Sundance...

Severe air pollution causes smog, making one country shut down schools and move to virtual classes because of the air quality. Photo credit: Pixabay

Do you know your news? Nov. 16

Joshua Kamp November 15, 2021

1. What European country raised its terrorism threat warning to its second-highest level on Nov. 15 after a bomb in a taxi exploded outside of a hospital?a. U.K.b. Francec. Spaind. Greece2. Three people...

Lunafest film festival celebrates women’s rights

Ally Nelson October 26, 2020

Weber State University’s Women’s Center presented their fifth annual Lunafest film festival Oct. 21. Lunafest features films by, for and about women.Of the 175 cities in the country who participate,...

Studio 76 Presents Wildcat Film Festival

Studio 76 Presents Wildcat Film Festival

Landin Griffith April 10, 2019

Weber State University’s video production studio, Studio 76, will present their first official Wildcat Film Festival, a sustainability-themed entourage of student films that will be screened in the...

Steve Hawk and Gary Hammerslag engaging in a Q & A session. (Marissa Wolford / The Signpost)

Outdoor Weber Competition Peaked at Film Fest

Landin Griffith March 22, 2019

Weber State University’s Outdoor Weber competition awarded over $75,000 to its top three finalists at the two-day film festival and keynote speaker events at Peery’s Egyptian Theater on March 20...

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