OREM -- Utah's annual LDS Film Festival is set for its 11th installment.
The festival is scheduled to begin Wednesday at the SCERA Center for the Arts in Orem. Its feature movies by Mormon writers and directors and films with LDS cultural themes.
Organizers say that over the first 10 years, the festival has screened more than 200 feature films and more than 300 short films. In addition to film screenings the festival holds discussion forums, script writing competitions and a 24-hour filmmaking marathon.
Organizers say annual attendance averages nearly 7,000.
The opening night premier features writer/director Tom Russell's "Redemption." A synopsis says the film tells the story of Henry Heath, a 19th Century lawman who defends the actions of a grave robber banished to Utah's Antelope Island.