Utah Theatre

        Historical, newly restored, seating 350 for theatrical productions & classic films. Retracting acoustics, a new sound system, & state of the art projector ensure films at The Block look & sound their best! Also home to a magnificent Mighty Wurlitzer organ.

18 West Center Street
Logan, UT 84321

Dansante Theatre

        Built in 1900, the Dansante Building has played a central role in the social life of Cache Valley for a century. It has been fully renovated and expanded, including the 124-seat theatre The Block is proud to host films in.

59 South 100 West
Logan, UT 84321

Waffle Iron & The Factory

37 West Center Street
Logan, UT 84321
119 South Main Street
Logan, UT 84321


The Block film & art festival, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, was founded by a group of individuals who have a passion for truly independent artistic expression, and a desire to empower and celebrate that art. The festival is only a reality due to the countless acts of generosity from local volunteers, sponsors, and personal donors like you. There are many different ways to support the The Block!


We gratefully recognize the following contributors for their donations, efforts, and time into the festival. Without their commitment and support, the festival simply could not happen!
Additional Support by:
Even Stevens, Herm’s Inn, The Factory Pizzeria, Strata, KSM Music
Friends of the Festival:
USU Independent Music Club, Square One Printing, Cache Valley Center for Arts, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theatre, Koskan Real Estate, Utah Public Radio, Aggie Radio, Oasis Books, Cache County School District, USU Access and Diversity Center, Dunker Imaging, Rescue 1 Studios, 1039 Online, 1896 Tattoo, USU Political Science Department, Cache Valley Transit District, Harris Preston & Chambers LLP, Fast Forward Charter High
Jesse Budd, Dominic Bohne, Tyler Riggs, Felysha Turnridge, Jonathan Chambers
Justin Peterson, Luz Maria, Crescencio López González, Brandon Sean Pearson, Ty Mortensen, Jullie Hollist, Christian Hathaway, Marissa Olson, Preston Parker, Carolyn Koskan, Ryan Searle, Mateo Rueda, Mikey Kettinger     Design: Mckenzie Wallace, Weston Woodbury     Photo: Lynsey Kinchla, Trinity Herzoh, Hope Rylee, Jesse Walker     Video: Tyler Searle, Natt Neuenswander, Grant Erdoes, Jeremy Jensen, Kelan Read, Colton Hunter, Dominic Bohne, Conner Clayton, Bannon Greer, Isabel Forinash, Ryan Humpherys, Tyler Larson
Weston Woodbury, Mason Johnson, Mary Urban Clark, Jason Williams, Benton Wood, Madison Pope, Andrew Lorimer, Todd Milovich, Steve Smith, Tyler Searle, Trent Hunsaker

How to Sponsor

Thank you for considering sponsoring the The Block film & art festival!
Sponsoring the festival will allow your business to be promoted locally, while also contributing to an important part of the Cache Valley community.
All participants of the The Block work hard to create original and compelling content for the community to enjoy. We need your financial support to continue to display their creative work. We have different sponsorship options for you to consider. Consider what sponsorship level would be the best fit for your business. Also remember that donations to The Block, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (for paperwork click here), are tax-deductible!
For more information and questions regarding sponsorship, please contact us at:

How to Donate

Each donor provides an invaluable lifeline to the festival that enables it to grow and improve. Your grateful support helps to preserve the event, and keeps the spirit of the The Block alive for yet another year. Donors can know that their support is fostering the creativity of the community, and encouraging aspiring filmmakers to continue to present new films and creative content.
Donating is secure. It’s as easy as clicking the green Square Cash icon below or donating via Venmo. All donations are deeply appreciated. Donors will be recognized on the festival website and physical program, and 100% of funds donated will go directly to enabling an even better festival. Please use the “Optional Note” field in Cash to specify your recognition name or leave blank to remain anonymous.


How to Volunteer

About Volunteering
Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the The Block. You can add to the excitement of the festival by joining a talented and committed group of film lovers and community supporters. We have opportunities for those who are experienced volunteers at previous organizations and events, as well as those who have never volunteered before. We look forward to your help prior to the festival, or during the event on Friday, October 7th, or Saturday, October 8th. The hard work and diligence of our volunteers help to make the festival a success. We could not make the event as great as it is without volunteers like you!
Volunteer Responsibilities
Volunteers and new contributing team members are welcomed year around to help craft The Block event and organization. The tasks may vary based on your skill set and experience. For volunteers the day-of, we ask a contribution of at least four hours time either Friday or Saturday. You are expected to both work hard and have lots of fun! There is a lot of work that needs to be done, but there is also time to make new friends and enjoy the festival. As a valued volunteer, you’ll have the chance to help with festival registration, theatres, hospitality, etc., all while working with a wonderful staff. Volunteering will also give you a unique perspective to see how the festival works.
More Information about Volunteering
Volunteering at the The Block can be a resume-building experience. We are more than willing to provide prospective employers with positive references for jobs well done at the festival, and consider internships when possible.
Signing up is easy! Just fill out this form:
Click here!

If you have any further questions, ask at


The Block: film, art, music, learn, and USU

Posted by loganfilmfestival | 2016-10-06 | 0 Comments

Producers of The Block Film & Art Festival — incorporating the Logan Film Festival in its 5th year — have announced the program lineups for the Oct. 7-8 festival, as well as the availability of festival passes and 90 percent off student passes available at local business, including Morty’s Cafe near the Utah State University […]

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Previewing the Logan-based festival Oct. 7-8

Posted by loganfilmfestival | 2016-10-06 | 0 Comments

By Gavin Sheehan October 5, 2016   This weekend, downtown Logan is going to become a hub for creativity, as we see the fifth annual incarnation of The Block Film & Art Festival. Kicking off on Oct. 7, the two-day festival will showcase a collection of local, national and international shorts and features, many of […]

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A Weekend for Celebration: a column by Harry Caines

Posted by loganfilmfestival | 2016-09-29 | 0 Comments

On the weekend of October 7th, something wonderful will happen in Cache Valley. Three major cultural events will take place in Logan on that Friday and Saturday that will be worth your time, money and support.   I have used this space many times to lament the dearth of cultural events in Cache Valley. I […]

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The Block film & art festival announces film and music lineup, pass availability

Posted by loganfilmfestival | 2016-09-20 | 0 Comments

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 20, 2016   The Block film & art festival announces film and music lineup, pass availability   LOGAN, UT – Producers of The Block film & art festival — incorporating the Logan Film Festival in it’s 5th year — are excited to announce the full film and music lineup […]

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Attendees of LFF’s 5th year in for something new

Posted by loganfilmfestival | 2016-07-14 | 0 Comments

by Melissa Allison at Cache Valley Daily   The Logan Film Festival is preparing for its fifth event on Oct. 7-8 but this year’s attendees are in for something new.   It will be run in conjunction with a new event, The Block film & art festival.   Mason Johnson, producer for both events, said they’re […]

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2015 Logan Film Festival Recap, Award Winners

Posted by loganfilmfestival | 2016-01-30 | 0 Comments

The 2015 Logan Film Festival (LFF) event featured 32 films from both across the world and local sources, holding a total of 26 events over the two day period. Partnering with multiple local businesses on the downtown block where the Caine Lyric, Utah, Eccles, and Dansante theatres preside, musicians and education based panels heightened the 2015 program and atmosphere. The festivities brought in Cache Valley locals, travelers from Utah and abroad, Utah State […]

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2015 Logan Film Festival Program and Ticket Locations Annouced

Posted by loganfilmfestival | 2015-08-28 | 0 Comments

    Logan, UT (August 28, 2015) — The Logan Film Festival (LFF) is a unique regional event featuring independent film from around the region, state, nation, and world. Taking place Friday, September 11th and Saturday, September 12th, 2015 at two historic downtown Logan locations – the Lyric Theatre and Dansante Theatre – the festival […]

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2015 Call for Entries and Festival Dates

Posted by tylersearle | 2015-07-10 | 0 Comments

      Logan, UT – The Logan Film Festival (September 11 – September 12, 2015)   presented by   S. E. Needham Jewelers   announces its   Call for Entries in all the following categories: Narrative Features Documentary Features Narrative Shorts Documentary Shorts Animations & Other Student Films   The deadline for submissions is […]

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2014 Logan Film Festival Winners & Recap Event

Posted by loganfilmfestival | 2014-10-18 | 0 Comments

The Logan Film Festival 2014 event featuring over 45 films from both across the world and local sources, brought great independent film to Cache Valley locals, travelers, filmmakers, students, and movie buffs alike. The competition’s judging scores for category and overall festival best was close, especially with the quality of the films once again raised substantially from […]

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Logan Film Festival to open this weekend

Posted by loganfilmfestival | 2014-09-25 | 0 Comments

25 Sep, 2014 by Christopher Campbell The Logan Film Festival has upped its game to provide better-quality films this year, said Jesse Budd, one of the directors of the festival.   The film festival will take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25-27, in the Ellen Eccles Theatre, the Dansante Theatre and at Death Ray Comics. It […]

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