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Through the Lens: Visitors

Director Godfrey Reggio has said that he makes films so different from anything else you've seen, they are like a cat that barks. His latest is called VISITORS and it's a stunning, wordless portrait of modern life. It's a study of humanity’s trancelike relationship with technology and the massive effects that reach far beyond the human species. Comprised of only seventy-four shots, VISITORS takes viewers on a journey to the moon and back to confront them with themselves.

Godfrey Reggio will join Doug Fabrizio on RadioWest, Wednesday, February 12.

On Wednesday, February 19, RadioWest and The Utah Film Center will present a free screening of VISITORS, and Reggio will join Doug for a Q&A immediately following the film. The event is at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in downtown Salt Lake City. It begins at 7:00 p.m., but you should arrive early to get a seat. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more information, click here

Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained a reputation for his thoughtful style. He has interviewed everyone from Isabel Allende to the Dalai Lama, and from Madeleine Albright to Desmond Tutu. His interview skills landed him a spot as a guest host of the national NPR program, "Talk of the Nation." He has won numerous awards for his reporting and for his work with RadioWest and KUED's Utah NOW from such organizations as the Society of Professional Journalists, the Utah Broadcasters Association, the Public Radio News Directors Association and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.