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Russell Roots
Staff

Russell Roots

Director of Film Exhibition
rroots@utahfilmcenter.org

Russell Roots is the Director of Film Exhibition with Utah Film Center is responsible for delivering dynamic, inclusive, innovative and professional film programming to Utah audiences. In previous incarnations, they also managed the Film Center’s two annual film festivals and summer drive-in film series. Russell has a background in journalism, radio, media literacy, and has led administrative efforts on the boards of other arts organizations. They focus their studies on the intersections of marginalized groups in cinema and the rise of white nationalism and other intolerance in the United States.