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This year’s Damn These Heels Festival offers viewing options for everyone — in-person screenings at the Regent Street Black Box at Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City (map) and online screenings at home or on the go. 

VENUE AND DATES

This year’s Damn These Heels Festival offers viewing options for everyone — in-person screenings at the Regent Street Black Box at Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City (map) and online screenings at home or on the go. 

In-person screenings and events will take place October 14-16, 2022 and online screenings are available October 14-23, 2022.

TICKETS AND PASSES

Tickets and Passes are available to purchase online in advance or bought at the door. Please note that we ask all pass holders and reserved ticket holders to arrive 15 minutes before the advertised start time to ensure admittance and allow the Festival to sell waitlist tickets.

Tickets for films and events are on a sliding scale, please choose what to pay based on your financial circumstances. If you can afford more, it helps support the Festival and our ability to offer free or cheap tickets for those who otherwise could not afford to attend, as well as supporting queer filmmakers.

Tickets and passes can be purchased in advance here on our website – damntheseheels.org – or in-person at the Regent Street Black Box during the Festival.

Using your computer, tablet, or mobile device visit the Festival homepage and select the film or event you are interested in  You’ll be taken to our Eventive platform where you can purchase in-theater tickets (for the Regent Street Black Box at Eccles Theater) and “Pre-Order” or “Unlock” access to stream films.

Because our venue is smaller this year, if you pre-reserve a ticket and can no longer use it, please contact info@damntheseheels.org to let us know, so we can release it.

PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN-AFFORD: WHAT SHOULD I PAY?

Free-$3 

  • I frequently stress about meeting basic* needs and don’t always achieve them.
  • I have debt and it sometimes prohibits me from meeting my basic needs.
  • I rent lower-end properties or have unstable housing.
  • I qualify for government and/or voluntary assistance, for example, food banks and benefits.

$5-8

  • I may stress about meeting my basic needs* but still regularly achieve them.
  • I have some expendable income**.
  • Going out to eat is a treat or, for special occasions.

$10-13

  • I am able to meet all of my basic needs*.
  • I have expendable income**.
  • I go out to eat or get coffee out regularly.

$15+

  • I am comfortably able to meet all of my basic needs*.
  • I have expendable income**.
  • I go out to eat or get coffee out whenever I feel like it.

*BASIC NEEDS include food, housing, clothing, and transportation.

**EXPENDABLE INCOME might mean you are able to buy coffee or tea at a shop, go to the cinema or a concert, buy new clothes, books and similar items each month, etc.

WHY SHOULD I GET A PASS?

Purchasing a pass to the Festival gives you the ability to attend all film screenings and ticketed events during the Festival at the Regent Street Black Box and access to all online films, plus discounts on Festival merchandise. In addition to convenience, buying a pass supports the Festival. Click here to see pass options.

I’M A PASSHOLDER – HOW DO I GET TICKETS

  • For All In-Person Films And Events, Except Opening Night
    Pass holders get access to films by coming to the theatre and getting their pass scanned for admittance. We ask that pass holders arrive 15 minutes before the advertised start time to ensure admittance and allow the Festival to sell waitlist tickets.
  • Opening Night Film & Party
    We ask that you pre-reserve a ticket, this is free and included with your pass. Reserve your ticket by visiting the event’s ticketing page (click here) and click “Order Tickets.” You will be given an option to Quick Order a free ticket ($0.00), if you do not see the free option please make sure you are signed in with the account that you bought your pass with.
  • Online Film Screenings
    Your pass includes access to watch all online film screenings. From the website’s program guide or our streaming platform, click on the film you would like to watch and it will offer you a free ticket. Similar to reserving an Opening Night Film & Party ticket, please make sure you are signed in with the account that you bought your pass with.

ATTENDING A SCREENING AT THE REGENT STREET BLACK BOX AT ECCLES THEATER

Pruchase tickes to screenings in advance or at the door. We ask that ticket holder please ative 15 minutes before the advertised start time of the event you are attendaind.

While in the theater, everyone is encouraged to follow local health and safety guidelines for community gatherings. If you are not feeling well, have tested positive for COVID-19 or another illness, or have been in close contact with some who has – please contact us at  info@damntheseheels.org and we can refund or exchange your ticket for an online screening, or you can donate the funds you used to purchase your ticket to support Utah Film Center program

ONLINE (VIRTUAL) SCREENINGS

From the websites program guide or our streaming page, click on the film you would like to watch and you can pre-order online films before the Festival begins or purchase during the Festival. If you order before the Festival begins or before a special event takes place you will receive an email when the film or event becomes available. If you are ordering a film during the Festival’s run dates, your film will be ready to view right away on your web browser.

  • Viewing On Your Computer Or Mobile Device
    You can watch content on PCs running Windows 7+, and Intel or Apple Silicon based Macs running macOS 10.12+. You can also watch films on Android tablets and phones using Chrome, and on iPhones and iPads using Safari.
  • Viewing On Your TV
    If you have an Apple TV, Chromecast (3rd gen or later), or a smart TV enabled with AirPlay or Chromecast, set your computer, mobile device or browser to “AirPlay” or “cast” to the TV device. Unlock the program on Eventive Virtual, then set your player window to full-screen using the icon at the lower right.

    Apple TV, Fire TV, and Roku users can also download the Eventive TV app.

  • Test Your Device/System
    Test your device with this free test video (click here)

We know technology can be fickle and intimidating. Have more questions? Check out Eventive’s help page or email us.

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