Series + Programs

DFCC 2012

  • Architecture + Design Film Series PASS

    Architecture + Design Film Series PASS

    Purchase the Architecture + Design Series Pass and experience all screenings plus receptions at a rate that can't be beat! $125 for Non-Members and $99 for DFS Members

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  • Cinema Q Film Festival PASS 2013

    Cinema Q Film Festival PASS 2013

    Purchase the Cinema Q Festival Pass and experience the entire Cinema Q Film Festival from top to bottom at a rate that can't be beat! $65 for Non-Members and $60 for DFS Members The Festival pass gets you in to as many films during Cinema Q as you like and includes the Opening Night & Closin

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  • J'Adore! Festival Pass

    J'Adore! Festival Pass

    Get the Festival Pass and experience the entire J'Adore! Focus on French Language Cinema from top to bottom at a rate that can't be beat! $60 for Non-Members and $50 for DFS Members The Festival pass gets you in to as many films during our focus as you like and includes the Opening Night &

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  • Rising from Ashes

    Rising from Ashes

    MUST END Thursday, August 29th at the Sie FilmCenter Two worlds collide when cycling legend Jock Boyer moves to Rwanda to help the first Rwandan National Cycling Team in their six year journey to compete in the Olympic Games in London. Setting out against impossible odds both Jock and the te

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  • Sci-Fi Film Series Festival Pass

    Sci-Fi Film Series Festival Pass

    Join the Denver Museum of Nature & Science and the Denver Film Society for the ultimate in Sci-Fi fun and get all four films at one low price! By purchasing the series pass you'll get five films for $65 General Public and $50 for Denver Film Society Members.

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  • Arise

    Arise

    Friday, October 4th at 7pm w/Producer-Director in attendance Narrated by actress and environmental activist Daryl Hannah, Arise is both a documentary and an ethnographic study of women from around the world who share a profound intellectual and spiritual understanding of what it tak

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  • Love Actually & Holiday Market

    Love Actually & Holiday Market

    Saturday, December 6th. 12-5pm (film at 2pm) Get your last minute Christmas shopping done and watch LOVE ACTUALLY! Join us from 12-5pm in Henderson's Lounge for the second annual Denver Film Society Holiday Market. Featuring local artists, designers, crafts and food. Love

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  • Dr. Strangelove: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    Dr. Strangelove: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    50th anniversary screening of a brand new 35mm print! Arguably the greatest black comedy ever made, Stanley Kubrick's cold war classic is the ultimate satire of the nuclear age. Dr. Strangelove is a perfect spoof of political and military insanity, beginning when General Jack D. Rip

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  • Sci-Fi Film Series: 12 Monkeys

    Sci-Fi Film Series: 12 Monkeys

    7pm Wednesday, August 8 at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science with post film discussion led by Nicole Garneau, PhD, curator of human health In the year 2035, convict James Cole (Bruce Willis) volunteers reluctantly to be sent back in time by scientists to discover the origin of a deadl

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  • 17 Girls

    17 Girls

    MUST END Thursday, October 11th Denver FilmCenter! Digital presentation - Inspired by a true story that took place in Massachusetts, Delphine and Muriel Coulin's provocative debut focuses on a group of bored teenage girls who all make an irrevocable pact. When classmate Camille (Louis

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  • The Tree of Life

    The Tree of Life

    ONE NIGHT ONLY! Friday, September 5th at 9:30pm. Come and celebrate Programming Manager Ernie Quiroz's 1 year anniversary! From Terrence Malick, the acclaimed director of such classic films as Badlands, Days of Heaven and The Thin Red Line. The Tree of Life is the impression

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  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    2001: A Space Odyssey

    7pm Wednesday, July 11th at the Museum of Nature & Science with post-film discussion by David Grinspoon, PhD, curator of astrobiology, Denver Museum of Nature & Science HD Digital presentation - Stanley Kubrick's quiet masterpiece probes the mysteries of space and human destiny. Whil

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  • 2012 Oscar Nominated Short Films: DOCUMENTARY

    2012 Oscar Nominated Short Films: DOCUMENTARY

    MUST END March 1 at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Digital presentation - PLEASE NOTE THIS PROGRAM DOES NOT FEATURE THE NOMINEE "GOD IS THE BIGGER ELVIS" DUE TO LICENSING ISSUES: Incident in New Baghdad – 25 minutes – USA – James Spione One of the most notorious incidents of t

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  • True Wolf

    True Wolf

    MUST END Thursday, August 16th! Digital presentation - True Wolf is the story of a wolf called Koani. Koani, with the help of her human companions, became an ambassador for her species, traveling the country to help raise awareness about wolves. True Wolf is about Koani’

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  • Nuit #1

    Nuit #1

    MUST END Thursday, August 23rd at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Digital presentation - Anne Émond’s debut feature is a bold and intimate and erotic study of a one-night stand. Clara and Nikolaï meet at a rave. They return to his apartment for sex. Afterwards, instead of parting ways,

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  • 35th Birthday Celebration

    35th Birthday Celebration

    Please join the Denver Film Society and Three Tomatoes Catering in celebrating 35 years of the best in food, film and culture in Denver. Date: Saturday, September 15th Location: Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Doors Open at 7 pm Attire: Dress to impress with a dash of red Get the red carpe

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  • 4:44 Last Day on Earth

    4:44 Last Day on Earth

    MUST END Thursday, May 24th! 35mm presentation - In a large apartment high above the city lives our couple. They’re in love. She’s a painter, he’s a successful actor. Just a normal afternoon - except that this isn’t a normal afternoon, for them or anyone else. Because tomorrow, at 4:4

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  • 6 Month Rule

    6 Month Rule

    MUST END Thursday, June 14th! Digital presentation - A realistic, funny and at times, heart-breaking look at dating, love and friendship told from the point of view of Tyler, a perpetual bachelor. Tyler follows a set of rules specifically designed to help him avoid emotional attachmen

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  • A Happy Event

    A Happy Event

    Friday, June 22, 9:15pm CLICK HERE for a full J'adore Festival Pass! Based on an autobiographical novel by philosopher Éliette Abécassis, A Happy Event stars Louise Bourgoin as Barbara, a student unprepar

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  • A Separation

    A Separation

    MUST END Thursday, April 19th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax 35mm presentation - Set in contemporary Iran, A SEPARATION is a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh. Simin sues for divorce when Nader r

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  • film/STILL: A Tribute to Stan Brakhage

    film/STILL: A Tribute to Stan Brakhage

    7:00 P.M. Tuesday, October 9, 2012 Denver Film Center/Colfax Stan Brakhage is celebrated around the globe as a visionary film artist. His oeuvre includes more than 350 films—made using hand-held camera and rapid editing techniques, collages and elaborate hand-painting on the surface of the

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  • AEC Studios Screening

    AEC Studios Screening

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  • Albert Nobbs

    Albert Nobbs

    MUST END Thursday, March 22nd at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax 35mm Presentation - Glenn Close stars in this emotional and thought-provoking tale of a woman forced to live as a man, Albert Nobbs, in order to work and survive in 19th century Ireland. After thirty years of keeping up the

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  • All In: The Poker Movie

    All In: The Poker Movie

    MUST END Thursday, April 5th! Digital Presentation - ALL IN — THE POKER MOVIE tells the exciting story of poker's renaissance in the first decade of the new millennium, from a game once played only by grandparents and teenagers unable to get a date on Friday night to a nationally tele

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  • An Afternoon with Jonathan Kesselman

    An Afternoon with Jonathan Kesselman

    Join us for an afternoon with Jonathan Kesselman, director of the cult comedy classic THE HEBREW HAMMER.

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  • An Evening with Ari Folman

    An Evening with Ari Folman

    Director Ari Folman (Waltz with Bashir) In-Person with his popular Israeli hit from the 90's, Saint Clara. Q&A to follow the screening. In Cooperation with The Center For Judiac Studies

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  • An Evening with Danielle de Picciotto

    An Evening with Danielle de Picciotto

    The American artist Danielle de Picciotto has finished a new experimental movie about her last night in NYC in 1987 just before she moved to Berlin, Germany. The bizarre events which took place on that dark evening are not only meant as a personal memoir in her film but as a metaphor for the gro

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  • Another Happy Day

    Another Happy Day

    MUST END Thursday, January 5th! 35mm presentation - Winner of the Sundance Film Festival’s prestigious Screenwriting Award, ANOTHER HAPPY DAY is the feature film debut of writer and director Sam Levinson. The film is a powerful, darkly comic story of a woman struggling to find her pla

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  • The Artist

    The Artist

    French director Michel Hazanavicius has dared to make a silent film in black and white. Set in Hollywood in 1927, it echoes Singin' in the Rain and A Star Is Born as a matinee idol on the wane falls for a female extra destined for stardom in the talkies.

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  • ASIFA presents International Animation Day 2012

    ASIFA presents International Animation Day 2012

    Sunday, October 28th at 2pm at the Denver FilmCenter Presented by ASIFA-Colorado Organic and Grown Locally. This presentation of animated shorts runs the gamut of subject matter as well as medium and technique. The shorts include independent and student projects as well as work from

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  • Cinema Q presents: The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye

    Cinema Q presents: The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye

    MUST END May 3rd at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Digital Presentation - Genesis P-Orridge has been one of the most innovative and influential figures in music and fine art for the last 30 years. A link between the pre- and post-punk eras, he is the founder of the legendary groups COUM

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  • Ballplayer: Pelotero

    Ballplayer: Pelotero

    MUST END Thursday, July 26th at the DenverFilmCenter/Colfax Co-Director Ross Finkel IN-PERSON for Friday, July 20th's 7:10 show and Saturday, July 21st's 2:00 show! Digital Presentation - This compelling documentary narrated by John Leguizamo is a gritty and never before seen look

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  • Beasts Of The Southern Wild

    Beasts Of The Southern Wild

    MUST END Thursday, March 14th! 35mm presentation - Winner! Grand Jury Prize for best Dramatic Feature - Sundance Film Festival and Winner! Camera D'Or - Cannes Film Festival -In a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a six-year

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  • Beauty Is Embarrassing

    Beauty Is Embarrassing

    MUST END Thursday, September 27th! Digital presentation - Beauty Is Embarrassing is a funny, irreverent, joyful and inspiring documentary featuring the life and current times of one of America’s most important artists, Wayne White. Raised in the mountains of Tennessee, Wayne W

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  • Being There

    Being There

    7:00pm Sept 13th at the Davis Auditorium (DU) Chance is a simple-minded man who has been isolated his whole life, living in a man's house and tending his garden. When the benefactor dies, the gardener is thrust into the cruel world and by acts of fate, he becomes a prominent and influential

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  • Bel Ami

    Bel Ami

    MUST END Thursday, July 5th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax 35mm presentation - The historical drama Bel Ami, based on the 1885 novel of the same name by Guy de Maupassant, is the story of Georges Duroy (Robert Pattinson), who travels through 1890s Paris. From cockroach-ridden garret

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  • Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

    Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

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  • Between Two Worlds

    Between Two Worlds

    8pm Mon Feb 27 Between Two Worlds is a personal investigation using five unique stories that go beyond the superficial to reveal the passionate debates over identity and generational change that are taking place within today’s American Jewish community. Powerful and divergent feelings

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  • Beyond the Black Rainbow

    Beyond the Black Rainbow

    MUST END Thursday, June 14th! Digital presentation - Close your eyes, take a deep breath, and count down from ten. You are about to go beyond the black rainbow.

    Panos Cosmatos’ moody sci-fi head trip is set within the confines of a stark and sterile laboratory circa 1983, where Dr

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  • Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life

    Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life

    Colorado Premiere! DOUBLE FEATURE INCLUDES both Biophilic Design and Passive Passion! IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE US PASSIVE HOUSE CONFERENCE Friday, Sept. 28 @ 7pm Reception to follow Biophilic Design is an innovative way of designing the places where we live, work, and learn.

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  • Bonsai People: The Vision of Muhammad Yunus

    Bonsai People: The Vision of Muhammad Yunus

    5pm Sat, March 10th Director Holly Mosher In-Person What if you could harness the power of the free market to solve the problems of poverty, hunger, and inequality? To some, it sounds impossible. But Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus is doing exactly that. BONSAI PEOPLE celebrates Yun

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  • Boy

    Boy

    MUST END Thursday May 31st! 35mm presentation - The year is 1984, and on the rural East Coast of New Zealand “Thriller” is changing kids’ lives. Inspired by the Oscar nominated Two Cars, One Night, BOY is the hilarious and heartfelt coming-of-age tale about heroes, magic and Mi

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  • Breaking Bad Season 5 MidSeason Finale

    Breaking Bad Season 5 MidSeason Finale

    Sunday, September 2nd at 7pm on the BIG SCREEN at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax - FREE ADMISSION! Drink Specials! NO Meth! About Season 5 Don't miss season 5's explosive mid finale (the second part won't air until 2013)!!! Breaking Bad returns to AMC for the first part of its final season o

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  • Breaking The Fourth Wall: Rothko's Rooms

    Breaking The Fourth Wall: Rothko's Rooms

    Join the Denver Film Society and Curious Theatre for an exclusive screening of Rothko's Rooms May 30th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax. ROTHKO’S ROOMS, produced and directed by David Thompson is a journey into the world of Mark Rothko (1903 to 1970), who in the period from 1940 into 1960’s w

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  • The Bride Wore Black

    The Bride Wore Black

    35mm presentation - In this Francois Truffaut thriller, Jeanne Moreau stars as a woman whose fiancé is nastily murdered by five men. Utilizing a series of disguises, the cool-customer Moreau tracks down all five culprits, sexually enslaves them, and then engineers their deaths. Not the typica

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  • Bridesmaids w/ Land Lines & TJ Miller

    Bridesmaids w/ Land Lines & TJ Miller "Denver" Video

    Tuesday, July 10, 2012 Opening Band, CougarPants, starts at 6:45, Film starts at dusk Preceded by the Denver Premiere of TJ Miller’s music video “Denver” with TJ Miller in person! Buy Tickets

  • Bullhead

    Bullhead

    MUST END Thursday, March 8th Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film! Digital Presentation - Perhaps the year’s most stunning international debut, Michael R. Roskam’s BULLHEAD is a harrowing tale of revenge, redemption and fate. Domineering cattle farmer Jacky V

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  • Butter

    Butter

    MUST END Thursday, October 18th! 35mm presentation - A tale of competition at its most cut-throat, BUTTER surveys the raw ambition of Laura Pickler (Jennifer Garner), the wife of Bob Pickler (Ty Burrell), Iowa's long-reigning champion butter carver. For 15 years, Laura has relished he

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  • Café de Flore

    Café de Flore

    Saturday, June 23, 4:15pm CLICK HERE for a full J'adore Festival Pass! Café de Flore, inspired by a jazz album of the same name, chronicles a love story between a man and a woman in 2011 Montréal, and bet

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  • Castle in the Sky (Subtitled)

    Castle in the Sky (Subtitled)

    Brand New Subtitled 35mm print plays August 24 - 30 Shows FRI - SUN at 2:00 7:10 then MON – THU at 4:30 9:40 35mm presentation - Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see one of Hayao Miyazaki’s most stunningly beautiful, exciting, and infrequently screened films. A young girl with a m

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  • The Cat Returns (Subtitled)

    The Cat Returns (Subtitled)

    Brand New Subtitled 35mm print plays August 17 - 23 35mm presentation - In this sequel to WHISPER OF THE HEART, a quiet suburban schoolgirl, Haru, is pitched into a fantastical feline world and must find her inner strength to make her way back home. Walking with her friend after a dre

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  • The Central Park Five

    The Central Park Five

    NOW PLAYING through January 3rd at the Sie FilmCenter Digital presentation - In 1989, five black and Latino teenagers were arrested and charged for brutally attacking and raping a white female jogger in Central Park. News media swarmed the case, calling it "the crime of the century."

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  • Cinema Q presents: Chely Wright - Wish Me Away

    Cinema Q presents: Chely Wright - Wish Me Away

    Must end Thursday, June 21st at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Digital presentation - Chely Wright: Wish Me Away is the story of Chely Wright, the first country music star to come out as gay. Over three years, the filmmakers were given extraordinary access to Chely's struggle and her un

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  • Children of Paradise

    Children of Paradise

    MUST END Thursday, July 5th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Spectacular NEW Digital Restoration! HD Digital presentation - Poetic realism reaches sublime heights with Children of Paradise, the ineffably witty tale of a woman loved by four different men. Deftly entwining theate

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  • China Heavyweight

    China Heavyweight

    MUST END Thursday, August 16th! 35mm presentation - Award-winning filmmaker Yung Chang (Up the Yangtze) returns to China for another riveting documentary on that country’s ever-changing economic landscape—this time through the lens of sports. In China Heavyweight, Chang

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  • Cinema Q presents: Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same

    Cinema Q presents: Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same

    MUST END Thursday, April 5th! Digital Presentation - CODEPENDENT LESBIAN SPACE ALIEN SEEKS SAME tracks the adventures, misadventures and experiences of three aliens from the planet Zots, sent down to Earth on a mission to rid themselves of romantic emotions, which are considered toxic

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  • Cinema Q presents: Paul Goodman Changed My Life

    Cinema Q presents: Paul Goodman Changed My Life

    MUST END Thurs, Feb 2 at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Digital Presentation - Paul Goodman was once so ubiquitous in the American zeitgeist that he merited a cameo in Woody Allen’s Annie Hall. Author of legendary bestseller Growing Up Absurd (1960), Goodman was also a poe

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  • Citadel

    Citadel

    MUST END Thursday, December 6th! Digital presentation - Tommy Cowley is a young father inflicted with chronic agoraphobia since his wife was brutally attacked by a gang of a twisted feral children. Trapped in the dilapidated suburbia of Edenstown, he finds himself terrorised by the sa

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  • Cloudburst

    Cloudburst

    Cinema Q Film Festival Closing Night Film - Sunday, July 22nd at 7pm Sponsored by Charles Schwab Oscar®-winning actresses Olympia Dukakis and Brenda Fricker star as Stella and Dot, an aging couple who escape from a nursing home in Maine and drive to No

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  • Coast Modern

    Coast Modern

    Colorado Premiere! Friday, Sept. 7 @ 4:30pm Filmmakers Michael Bernard and Gavin Froome will take us on a journey from Los Angeles to Vancouver, from 1922 up to the present exploring modernist architecture on the West Coast. A core group of architects embraced the Coast with its particular

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  • Colfax & 15th

    Colfax & 15th

    One Night Only! Monday, March 5th at 7pm. Director and other guests in-person! Colfax & 15th is about a young hood, Isaac, turned bounty hunter with a newborn on the way, trying to reform his life. Isaac is caught within a hidden web of corruption as he begins to unravel the shady o

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  • The Color Wheel

    The Color Wheel

    MUST END Thursday May 31st! Digital presentation - The Color Wheel is the story of JR, an increasingly transient aspiring news anchor, as she forces her disappointing younger brother Colin to embark on a road trip to move her belongings out of her professor-turned-lover’s apartment. P

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  • Colorado Cinema Salon: Hollywood's Last Golden Age

    Colorado Cinema Salon: Hollywood's Last Golden Age

    Sunday, August 26th at 2pm at the Denver FilmCenter Salon curator and moderator Robert Denerstein and Ron Henderson, co-founder of the Denver Film Festival and its long-time director take a look back at the 1970s, regarded by many critics as a spectacularly fertile time for movies. Denerstei

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  • Colorado Cinema Salon: Music, Movies and the Magic They Make Together

    Colorado Cinema Salon: Music, Movies and the Magic They Make Together

    Sunday, April 29th at 2pm at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax The April edition of the Cinema Salon will call attention to an element in the filmmaking process that often goes unnoticed. Whether overly manipulative, subtle or perfectly matched with dramatic content. music can be one of the stron

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  • Colorado Cinema Salon: Oscar Preview

    Colorado Cinema Salon: Oscar Preview

    Wednesday, February 22nd at 7:30pm in Henderson's Lounge at the Denver FilmCenter Join Cinema Salon curator and moderator Robert Denerstein for a preview of this year's Oscars at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 22, at the FilmCenter/Colfax. Joining Denerstein for an evening of carping, praise and celebrati

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  • Colorado Cinema Salon: Tastemakers On Taste

    Colorado Cinema Salon: Tastemakers On Taste

    Sunday, July 29th at 2pm at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Hosted by Robert Denerstein Three of Denver’s best-known art gallery owners join Cinema Salon curator and host Robert Denerstein for a look at movies that shed light on the aesthetic standards by which they approach their jobs.. Robin

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  • Colorado Cinema Salon: The Movies In My Life

    Colorado Cinema Salon: The Movies In My Life

    Thursday, January 26th at 7:30pm in Henderson's Lounge at the Denver FilmCenter One FREE drink at from the Henderson's bar with ticket purchase! The Colorado Cinema Salon kicks off a new year with another in its popular "Movies In My Life" series. This time, Rabbi Joseph R. Black, of Denver

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  • Colorado Cinema Salon: The Witness Is The Prosecution

    Colorado Cinema Salon: The Witness Is The Prosecution

    Sunday, March 25th at 2pm - Hosted by Robert Denerstein Denver District Attorney Mitchell R. Morrissey joins Cinema Salon curator and moderator Robert Denerstein for a look at some of the movies that have done a good job representing the legal profession and a few that deserve to be held in

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  • Colorado Cinema Salon: Van Gogh On Screen, Running After Lightning

    Colorado Cinema Salon: Van Gogh On Screen, Running After Lightning

    Sunday, May 27th at 2pm at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Hosted by Robert Denerstein Vincent van Gogh died in July of 1890 at the age of 37. This prolific artist -- largely ignored during his own time -- has created a mystique unlike almost any other painter before or since. It's not surpris

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  • Colorado Cinema Salon: Waiting To Inhale - Marijuana & the Movies

    Colorado Cinema Salon: Waiting To Inhale - Marijuana & the Movies

    Sunday, September 30th at 11:30am Hosted by Robert Denerstein Bruce Granger, a long-time film enthusiast and president of Kind Love, a medical marijuana dispensary, will join Salon curator and host Robert Denerstein for a probing look at the ways in which Hollywood has tended to view marij

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  • Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope

    Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope

    MUST END May 3rd at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax 35mm Presentation - Have you ever imagined a place where Vulcans and vampires get along? Where wizards and wookies can be themselves? Welcome to Comic-Con San Diego. What started as a fringe comic book convention for 500 fans has grown

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  • Community

    Community

    North American Premiere Screens at 9:40pm on Fri, Oct 5th and 3:00pm on Sun, Oct 7 The Draymen Estate has become an urban legend. Amongst the sinister stories of strange locals and brutal violence, many people have gone missing there and even the police won’t go near the estate. Two stude

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  • The Conquest

    The Conquest

    Starts Fri, Jan 27th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Director Xavier Durringer’s daring political drama depicts French president Nicolas Sarkozy’s dramatic rise to power and the simultaneous loss of his wife, who leaves him for another man just as he’s being elected to office. Denis Podalydè

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  • An Evening with Corey Feldman

    An Evening with Corey Feldman

    Mile High Horror Film Festival Presents: AN EVENING WITH COREY FELDMAN October 6th, 2012 at 6:30pm Live Question and Answer session with Corey Feldman Followed by a special presentation of THE LOST BOYS The Mile High Horror Film Festival is honored to host actor Corey Feldman on Satu

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  • Coriolanus

    Coriolanus

    Making his directorial debut, Ralph Fiennes stars as Shakespeare's deeply flawed Roman military hero in a disturbing update now set amid 21st-century guerilla insurgencies and the incessant blare of cable TV news. With Gerard Butler and Vanessa Redgrave.

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  • Cosmopolis

    Cosmopolis

    MUST END Thursday, September 6th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax. Shows DAILY at 2:15 4:45 7:20 9:50 PLUS Sat/Sun at 11:45am *NO 7:20 show on Sunday & Wednesday 35mm presentation - In director and co-writer David Cronenberg's hauntingly prophetic psychological drama Cosmopolis, he a

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  • Crazy & Thief w/ Cory McAbee In-Person!

    Crazy & Thief w/ Cory McAbee In-Person!

    Special Presentation Tuesday, October 2nd at 7pm with writer/director Cory McAbee in-person for a post film Q&A and a very special performance as Captain Ahab's Motorcycle Club! Digital presentation - A seven year old girl takes

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  • Crazy Horse

    Crazy Horse

    Screens Through March 29 Digital Presentation - Celebrated documentary director Frederick Wiseman spent ten weeks with his camera exploring one of the most mythic places dedicated to women: the Crazy Horse. Over the years this legendary Parisian cabaret club, founded in 1951 by Alain

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  • Crime After Crime

    Crime After Crime

    Special Presentation Sunday, June 10th at 4:30pm at the Denver FilmCenter In Cooperation with VisionBox Denver Digital presentation - In 1983, Deborah Peagler, a woman brutally abused by her boyfriend, was sentenced to 25 years-to-life for her connection to his murder. Twenty years l

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  • Dark Horse

    Dark Horse

    MUST END Thursday, August 16th! 35mm presentation - Writer/director Todd Solondz (Happiness, Welcome to the Dollhouse) enters somewhat more upbeat territory with this quirky, tragicomic romance between eager underachiever Abe (Jordan Gelber) and insecure, over-medicated Miranda

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  • Dark Tide

    Dark Tide

    MUST END Thursday, April 5th! 35mm Presentation - Kate (Halle Berry) is a shark expert whose business has been failing since a shark attack killed a fellow diver under her command. Once dubbed "the shark whisperer," Kate is haunted by the memory of the attack and unable to get back in

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  • Decoding Deepak

    Decoding Deepak

    MUST END Thursday, October 25th at Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Digital presentation - Film-maker and journalist Gotham Chopra spends a year following his father and spiritual icon Deepak Chopra, separating the man from the myth with a raw honesty only a son can have. What starts as decod

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  • Looking Through a Glass Onion: Deconstructing the White Album

    Looking Through a Glass Onion: Deconstructing the White Album

    In Looking Through A Glass Onion: Deconstructing The White Album, composer/producer Scott Freiman takes Beatles fans young and old into the studio with the Beatles as they create their bestselling album -- The Beatles (commonly referred to as the White Album). Released in 1968, the

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  • Deconstructing Sgt. Pepper

    Deconstructing Sgt. Pepper

    The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band is one of the most influential albums of our time. In the history of popular music, there is "Before Sgt. Pepper" and "After Sgt. Pepper". Rolling Stone described it as "the most important rock & roll album ever made, an unsurpassed adventure

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  • Denver Film Deal

    Denver Film Deal

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  • Derby Baby: A Story of Love, Addiction and Rink Rash

    Derby Baby: A Story of Love, Addiction and Rink Rash

    Special Presentation! Saturday, June 16th at 2:30pm, 5:00pm and 7:30pm at the Denver FilmCenter Directors Robin Bond & Dave Wruck In-Person at all 3 shows! Digital presentation - If you've attended a women's roller bout in the sport's post-modern incarnation, you've seen the love, th

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  • The Descendants

    The Descendants

    Special Matinee Engagement – The Descendants – 1:45pm daily through March 29th Luckily for you fans of the Alexander Payne/Oscar-winning Hawaiian family drama, THE DESCENDANTS, will now be playing a special matinee engagement at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax. The Descendants

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  • Detropia

    Detropia

    NOW PLAYING through Wednesday, October 31st at the Denver FilmCenter! Digital presentation - Detroit's story has encapsulated the iconic narrative of America over the last century— the Great Migration of African Americans escaping Jim Crow; the rise of manufacturing and the middle cla

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  • Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Reimagining Lincoln Center and the High Line

    Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Reimagining Lincoln Center and the High Line

    Thursday, Sept. 20 @ 7pm Reception to follow at Ace Taisto Makela, Associate Professor and Chair, CU Denver-College of Architecture & Planning, will conduct a discussion following the screening Diller Scofidio + Renfro has long been

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  • The Do-Deca Pentathlon

    The Do-Deca Pentathlon

    MUST END Thursday, July 12th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Digital Presentation - The Do-Deca Pentathlon is the hilarious story of two grown brothers who rekindle their homemade uber-competitive childhood sporting event, The Do-Deca Pentathalon, over a weekend family reunion

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  • DocNight: Still

    DocNight: Still

    Special DocNight presentation Thursday, January 12th at 7pm Followed by a post film discussion with the filmmakers and a reception afterwards Digital presentation - Still tells the story of Clyfford Still’s remarkable life and his indelible contribution to American art. Though

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  • DocNight: West Side Stories

    DocNight: West Side Stories

    Special DocNight presentation Thursday, February 16th at 7pm Followed by a post film discussion with the filmmaker, Steve Feld, and a reception afterwards Digital presentation - West Side Stories tells the story of the founding, growth and unlikely success of one of this coun

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  • DocNight: Battle for Brooklyn

    DocNight: Battle for Brooklyn

    Thursday, May 17th at 7pm Director Michael Galinsky In-Person Digital Presentation - BATTLE FOR BROOKLYN follows the story of reluctant activist Daniel Goldstein as he struggles to save his home and community from being demolished to make way for a professional basketball arena an

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  • DocNight: Bringing King to China

    DocNight: Bringing King to China

    Screens Tuesday, September 18th at 7pm, director in-person Bringing King to China is a father's "love letter" to his adult daughter, a young American woman struggling to bring Martin Luther King, Jr.'s dream of nonviolence to China, and then back to the United States. Her life is thro

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  • DocNight: Cure for Pain - The Mark Sandman Story

    DocNight: Cure for Pain - The Mark Sandman Story

    TONIGHT'S FILM HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES We are looking to reschedule the film at a later date! Digital presentation - Cure for Pain: The Mark Sandman Story examines the life and work of Mark Sandman, deceased frontman of Boston "low rock" band Morphi

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  • DocNight: Joffrey - Mavericks of American Dance

    DocNight: Joffrey - Mavericks of American Dance

    Thurs, March 29th at 7pm. Q & A with Director Bob Hercules and Reception to follow! Digital Presentation - Joffrey: Mavericks of American Dance tells the story of this groundbreaking cultural treasure, known as the first truly American dance company. Narrated by Tony® and Emmy

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  • DocNight: Scenes of a Crime

    DocNight: Scenes of a Crime

    Thursday, July 12th at 7pm, directors in person Digital presentation - SCENES OF A CRIME explores a nearly 10-hour interrogation that culminates in a disputed confession, and an intense, high-profile murder trial in New York state. Police video-recordings allow directors Blue Hadae

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  • Doctored: A Documentary

    Doctored: A Documentary

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  • Dolphin Boy

    Dolphin Boy

    1pm Sun Feb 26 Morad, a high school student from an Arab village in northern Israel is kidnapped and brutally beaten by classmates when an innocent text message to a female classmate is misinterpreted. Weeks later Morad appears physically healed yet remains completely disconnected from human

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  • Dragonslayer

    Dragonslayer

    Special Late-Night engagement screens through March 29th at the Denver FilmCenter Digital Presentation - Directed by Tristan Patterson and executive produced by indie-maverick Christine Vachon, DRAGONSLAYER is the Grand Jury Prize Winner for Best Documentary at SXSW 2011 and the secon

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  • Eichmann's End

    Eichmann's End

    10:30am Sun Feb 26 How could a blind accordion player see what Mossad agents and Nazi hunters could not? This is the thrilling true story of how a blind Holocaust survivor living in Argentina eventually uncovers the hidden history of his neighbor. As his suspicions grow, he enlists his daugh

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  • El Bulli: Cooking in Progress

    El Bulli: Cooking in Progress

    One Night Only! Thursday, March 22nd at 7pm at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Followed by a delicious tasting of fine foods! Digital presentation - For six months of the year, renowned Spanish chef Ferran Adrià closes his restaurant El Bulli and works with his culinary team to prepare

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  • El Mariachi

    El Mariachi

    Screens 7pm Tues, May 1 and 2pm Sat, May 5 at the Denver FilmCenter 35mm Presentation - Filmed in two weeks on a budget of 7,000 dollars, El Mariachi was one of the singular pleasures of the 1993-1994 movie season. Kind-spirited guitarist El Mariachi (Carlos M. Gallardo) simply wants

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  • Elles

    Elles

    MUST END Thursday, May 17th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax 35mm Presentation - "Juliette Binoche, surely one of the most inquisitive and daring actors working in cinema today, plays Anne, a wife, mother and—most importantly—a journalist currently researching an article about student

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  • EROCK: A CO Cycling Legacy

    EROCK: A CO Cycling Legacy

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  • Opening Night: Ethel

    Opening Night: Ethel

    Opening Night Film 7pm Tues, March 6th with Reception to Follow An intimate, revealing portrait of Robert F. Kennedy’s widow, directed by their youngest daughter who was born six months after his death, is a unique installment in the cultural history of this storied family. Rory Kennedy

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  • Rare Imports: Every Man for Himself

    Rare Imports: Every Man for Himself

    BRAND NEW 35MM PRINT! Sauve Qui Peut (la Vie), a pessimistic but visually stunning film, marks Jean-Luc Godard's return to cinema after having spent the 70s working in video. The film presents a few days in the lives of three people: Paul Godard (Jacques Dutronc ), a television produc

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  • Everything Is Terrible! Holiday Special 2012! The Cataclysmic Transformation!

    Everything Is Terrible! Holiday Special 2012! The Cataclysmic Transformation!

    One Night Only! Sunday, December 16th at 7pm at the Sie FilmCenter! Digital Presentation - This holiday season, Everything Is Terrible!, the world famous psychedelic soldiers of found footage, return with another epic masterpiece! Over the last 5 years EIT! has built upon their classi

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  • EVERYTHING IS TERRIBLE! Presents DOGGIEWOGGIEZ! POOCHIEWOOCHIEZ!

    EVERYTHING IS TERRIBLE! Presents DOGGIEWOGGIEZ! POOCHIEWOOCHIEZ!

    ONE NIGHT ONLY! Saturday, Feb 4th 7:30pm Those krazed VHS-hunting pupz from Everything Is Terrible! (everyone’s favorite found footage chop shoppe) are back with their third inner-eye-opening feature — containing a feat never before attempted in either human or canine history. EIT! asks but

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  • Excision

    Excision

    Colorado Debut Screens at 7:20pm on Fri, Oct 5th and 5:15pm Sun, Oct 7th A disturbed and delusional high school student with aspirations of a career in medicine goes to extremes to earn the approval of her controlling mother.

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  • Extraterrestrial

    Extraterrestrial

    Special Tugg Screening Thursday, June 28th at 9:30pm presented by Mile High Cinema! Special taped introduction by Nacho Vigalondo and presentation of his short film 7:35 before the feature Digital presentation - Everyone knows what to do if one morning the sky would be absolutely ful

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  • Facing Mirrors

    Facing Mirrors

    Screens Saturday, July 21st at 4:45pm as part of the Cinema Q Film Festival Set in contemporary Iran, Facing Mirrors is a story of an unlikely and daring friendship that develops despite social norms and religious beliefs. Although Rana is a traditional wife and mother, she is forced

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  • Festival

    Festival

    Howie Movshovitz will introduce the film and do a talk back after Black and white footage of performances, interviews, and conversations at the Newport Folk Festival, from 1963 to 1966. The headliners are Peter, Paul and Mary, Joan Baez, Pete Seeger, and Bob Dylan, who's acoustic and elect

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  • Film/Still: Short Films of Maya Deren

    Film/Still: Short Films of Maya Deren

    Thursday, July 26th at 7pm at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Presented by the Clyfford Still Museum 16mm presentation - Clyfford Still Museum and Denver Film Society delve into the summer’s programmatic theme of music, movement, and modernism with an evening of short films by avant-gar

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  • film/STILL: Films by Jay Rosenblatt

    film/STILL: Films by Jay Rosenblatt

    Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 7pm at Denver Film Center/Colfax Artist Jay Rosenblatt in person! Jay Rosenblatt of San Francisco is an internationally recognized artist who has been working as an independent filmmaker since 1980. In films both personal in their content and universal in their

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  • First Position

    First Position

    MUST END Thursday, June 14th! 35mm Presentation - Every year, thousands of aspiring dancers enter one of the world's most prestigious ballet competitions, the Youth America Grand Prix, where lifelong dreams are at stake. In the final round, with hundreds competing for only a handful o

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  • For Ellen

    For Ellen

    MUST END Thursday, October 4th! Digital Presentation - Aspiring rock star Joby Taylor (Paul Dano- THERE WILL BE BLOOD, LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE) has wanted nothing more than to “make it”, having flirted with fame but never crossed over into true success. In the midst of a low period in h

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  • For Members Only - My Favorite Director: WONG KAR WAI

    For Members Only - My Favorite Director: WONG KAR WAI

    Monday, March 26 at 7pm at the Denver FilmCenter FREE and Only for Denver Film Society and Reel Social Club Members Tickets available at 5pm on Monday 35mm presentation - We've culled a list of our member's favorite filmmakers to begin an ongoing monthly program, free and exclusive

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  • For Members Only FREE Screening: My Favorite Director #8 - The Maysles Brothers

    For Members Only FREE Screening: My Favorite Director #8 - The Maysles Brothers

    FREE for DFS and Reel Social Club Members ONLY Monday, September 24th at 7pm We've culled a list of our member's favorite filmmakers to begin an ongoing monthly program, free and exclusively for Denver Film Society and Reel Social Club members. Every month we will announce that evening's bel

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  • For Members Only: RUBY SPARKS

    For Members Only: RUBY SPARKS

    Thursday, August 2nd at 7:30pm. FREE for DFS and Reel Social Club Members only! In the romantic comedy Ruby Sparks, Calvin (Paul Dano) is a young novelist who achieved phenomenal success early in his career but is now struggling with his writing—as well as his romantic life. Finally, he make

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  • Found Footage Festival Vol. 6

    Found Footage Festival Vol. 6

    Saturday, August 11th at 7:30pm at the Denver FilmCenter The Found Footage Festival, the acclaimed showcase of odd and hilarious found videos, will make its triumphant return to Denver with a brand-new show at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax. Founded in New York City in 2004, the FFF is a one-o

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  • Four Lovers

    Four Lovers

    MUST END May 3rd at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Digital presentation - In this sexy, French romantic drama, two couples decide to explore the boundaries of their relationships by swapping partners. What starts as a fun, free-spirited ménage-a-4 experimentation full of sleepove

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  • The FP

    The FP

    Special Late-Night Engagement MUST END Thursday, March 22nd at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Digital presentation - In a dystopian future, a relentless turf war rages. Two rival gangs feud for control of rural wasteland Frazier Park ('The FP') in the deadly arena of competitive dance-f

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  • Free Member Screening: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

    Free Member Screening: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

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  • Free Men

    Free Men

    NOW PLAYING through Wednesday, October 31st at Denver FilmCenter/Colfax 35mm presentation - In German-occupied Paris, a young unemployed Algerian named Younes (played by break-out star, Tahar Rahim) earns his living as a black marketeer. Arrested by the French police but given a chanc

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  • Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos

    Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos

    MUST END Thurs, Feb 2 at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Digital Presentation - Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos, a new feature-length adventure into the world of an international anime sensation. A fugitive alchemist with mysterious abilities leads the Elric brothers to a d

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  • Sing It, Sister!:Funny Girl

    Sing It, Sister!:Funny Girl

    7pm Tues, April 17th & 2pm Sat, April 21st 35mm Presentation - The life of comedienne Fannie Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums of the Lower East Side, to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies, including her marriage to and eventual divorce from her first husb

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  • Gayby - July Cinema Q screening

    Gayby - July Cinema Q screening

    Cinema Q Film Festival Opening Night Film! Thursday, July 19th at 7pm Sponsored by Pulse Denver Opening Night post film reception sponsored by X Bar Jenn and Matt are best friends from college who are now in

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  • Gei Oni (Valley of Fortitude)

    Gei Oni (Valley of Fortitude)

    3:30pm Sun Feb 26 Fania, her baby daughter, emotionally scarred brother and her uncle are all that is left of her family after the Russian pogroms. Together they join the first wave of European Jews seeking new lives in late 19th Century Palestine. Soon she meets Yechiel, a recent widower wi

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  • Sing It, Sister!:Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

    Sing It, Sister!:Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

    7pm Tues, April 24th & 2pm Sat, April 28th 35mm Presentation - Two American showgirls in the mood for love board a luxury liner to Paris. Engaged to be married, fair-haired Lorelei (Marilyn Monroe) is unknowingly tracked by a private investigator who was hired by her future father-in-

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  • George Harrison: Living In The Material World

    George Harrison: Living In The Material World

    Special presentation! One Night Only! Monday, April 23rd at 7pm at the Denver FilmCenter Digital presentation - The film takes viewers on the musical and spiritual voyage that was Harrison’s life, much of it told in his own words. The result is deeply moving and touches each viewer i

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  • Gerhard Richter Painting

    Gerhard Richter Painting

    MUST END Thursday, July 12th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Digital presentation - One of the world's greatest living painters, the German artist Gerhard Richter has spent over half a century experimenting with a tremendous range of techniques and ideas, addressing historical crises

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  • Girl Model

    Girl Model

    MUST END Thursday, October 25th at Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Digital presentation - Despite a lack of obvious similarities between Siberia and Tokyo, a thriving model industry connects these distant regions. Girl Model follows two protagonists involved in this industry: Ashley,

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  • Go Fish

    Go Fish

    Screens Sunday, July 22nd at 2pm as part of the Cinema Q Film Festival Followed by a post-film discussion on the state of Lesbian film with actress/co-writer Guinevere Turner, Lisa Kennedy, Film Critic for the Denver Post and Keith Garcia, Programming Manager for the Denver Film Society Th

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  • God Bless America

    God Bless America

    MUST END Thursday, June 14th! 35mm presentation - Frank (Joel Murray) has had enough of the downward spiral of American culture, which he sees as overrun with cruelty, stupidity and intolerance. Divorced, recently fired, and possibly terminally ill, Frank truly has nothing left to liv

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  • Goodbye First Love

    Goodbye First Love

    MUST END Thursday, July 19th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax 35mm presentation - French filmmaker Mia Hansen-Løve returns to Toronto after her critically acclaimed The Father of My Children with an acutely perceptive portrait of a bright young woman in the wake of her first ro

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  • Goon

    Goon

    MUST END Thursday, April 26th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax 35mm presentation - From writers Jay Baruchel and Evan Goldberg (Superbad) and Canadian cult director Michael Dowse (Fubar I and II) comes this hilarious tale that just may knock Slap Shot off it

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  • GRAND FINALE: Mahler on the Couch

    GRAND FINALE: Mahler on the Couch

    9pm Sat March 3 “That it happened is fact. How it happened is fiction.” Percy and Felix Adlon referring to the meeting of Mahler and Freud. Percy Adlon (Baghdad Cafe) and his son Felix have crafted a dreamlike biopic of illustrious composer Gustav Mahler during the years of his

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  • Grand Illusion

    Grand Illusion

    MUST END Thursday, December 20th! Brand NEW 35mm presentation! - WWI, and it’s a POW camp for French man-of-the-people flyboy Jean Gabin and aristocratic staff observer Pierre Fresnay after they’re shot down by equally aristocratic German Erich von Stroheim. But meanwhile there are

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  • Grave Encounters 2

    Grave Encounters 2

    Colorado Premiere Screens Sat, Oct 6th at MIDNIGHT A film student who is obsessed with the movie GRAVE ENCOUNTERS sets out with his friends to visit the psychiatric hospital depicted in the original film.

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  • The Green Wave

    The Green Wave

    MUST END Thursday, August 30th at the DenverFilmCenter/Colfax Digital presentation - Green is the color of hope. Green is the color of Islam. And green was the symbol of recognition among the supporters of presidential candidate Mir-Hossein Mousavi, who became the symbolic figure of t

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  • Hanna Ranch X

    Hanna Ranch X

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  • Hannah the Mountain Dog

    Hannah the Mountain Dog

    2pm Saturday, December 14th A free family friendly event! First come, first serve. Tickets will be available at the box office one hour before the event. Denver Film Society welcomes Colorado author, Linda Petrie Bunch, to read two books about her Bernese Mountain Dog: “A Snow Day For Ha

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  • Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai

    Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai

    NOW PLAYING through Wednesday, October 31st at Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Digital presentation - Revenge, honor and disgrace collide when a samurai's request to commit ritual suicide leads to a tense showdown with his feudal lord. From visionary auteur Takashi Miike (13 ASSASSINS) come

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  • Head Games

    Head Games

    MUST END Thursday, December 6th! Digital presentation - Head Games tells the story of football player and wrestler Chris Nowinski's quest to uncover the truth about the consequences of sports related head injuries. It includes relevant science on brain trauma, advice on how to

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  • Headhunters

    Headhunters

    Must end Thursday, June 21st at the DenverFilmCenter/Colfax 35 mm presentation - Headhunters is an intense action thriller, as well as a provocative investigation into questions of betrayal, revenge and deadly ambition. The talented Aksel Hennie (Max Manus) stars as Roger, a charming

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  • Hell and Back Again

    Hell and Back Again

    Embedded with the U.S. Marine Echo Company in Afghanistan, photojournalist Danfung Dennis takes us to hell and back with Sergeant Nathan Harris, who shuttles heroically between deployment and civilian life, struggling to bridge two worlds.

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  • Hide Away

    Hide Away

    MUST END Thursday, June 28th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Digital presentation - Walking an isolated line between solitude and redemption, Josh Lucas stars in his first leading dramatic role in HIDE AWAY. Directed by Chris Eyre (Smoke Signals), HIDE AWAY follows the story of a s

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  • High Ground

    High Ground

    Opens Friday, November 23rd at the Sie FilmCenter Digital presentation - Eleven veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan join an expedition to climb the 20,000 foot Himalayan giant Mount Lobuche. With blind adventurer Erik Weihenmayer and a team of Everest summiteers as their guid

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  • Hit So Hard

    Hit So Hard

    MUST END Thursday, May 10th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Patty Schemel IN-PERSON Saturday, May 5th for a post-film discussion after the 7:15pm show Digital presentation - HIT SO HARD follows the journey of Patty Schemel, the openly gay drummer of Courtney Love's seminal rock band

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  • Holy Motors

    Holy Motors

    MUST END Thursday, January 17th! Digital presentation - Over the course of a single day, Monsieur Oscar (Denis Lavant) travels by limousine around Paris to a series of nine "appointments," transforming into new characters or incarnations at each stop. Fetched in the morning by Céline

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  • DocNight: Hot Coffee

    DocNight: Hot Coffee

    Director Susan Saladoff In-Person
    Digital Presentation - Filmmaker Susan Saladoff directs this documentary that examines the case of Liebeck v. McDonald's Restaurants the so-called "hot coffee lawsuit" in which a woman sued the fast-food giant after she spilled her coffee and burned

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  • The House Of The Devil

    The House Of The Devil

    Late shows all week/ FREE admission if you see THE INNKEEPERS 35mm presentation - From writer-director Ti West comes THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL, a satanic thriller set in the 1980s starring Jocelin Donahue (JT Petty’s forthcoming THE BURROWERS), indie ingénue Greta Gerwig (HANNAH TAKES

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  • How to Start a Revolution

    How to Start a Revolution

    MUST END Thursday, April 12th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax. Digital presentation - Half a world away from Cairo's Tahrir Square, an aging American intellectual shuffles around his cluttered terrace house in a working-class Boston neighborhood. His name is Gene Sharp. White-haired a

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  • How To Survive A Plague

    How To Survive A Plague

    MUST END Thursday, January 24th! Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature 35mm presentation - How To Survive A Plague is the untold story of the efforts that turned AIDS into a mostly manageable condition – and the improbable group of young men and women who

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  • Howl's Moving Castle (Dubbed)

    Howl's Moving Castle (Dubbed)

    Brand New Dubbed 35mm print plays Sept 28 - Oct 4 Showtimes Available Monday, Sept 24th! 35mm presentation - Sophie, an average teenage girl working in a hat shop, finds her life thrown into turmoil when she is literally swept off her feet by a handsome but mysterious wizard named Ho

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  • Hugo (2D)

    Hugo (2D)

    MUST END Thursday, April 12th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Winner of five Academy Awards! 35mm (2D) presentation - HUGO is the astonishing adventure of a wily and resourceful orphan boy whose quest to unlock a secret left to him by his father will transform Hugo and all those arou

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  • The Human Race

    The Human Race

    US Premiere Actor Eddie McGee in Attendance! Screens at 4:40pm on Sat, Oct 6th Veronica suddenly finds herself in a surreal and horrifying marathon race. The rules are simple: If you are lapped, you die. If you step off the path, you die. Many will start but only one may cross the finish

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  • I Want Your Love

    I Want Your Love

    Screens Saturday, July 21st at 7:30pm as part of the Cinema Q Film Festival This film contains scenes of explicit sex. - After years of treading water in freewheeling San Francisco, a young gay man prepares to move back to his roots in the Midwest. During his last weekend in town his

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  • I Wish

    I Wish

    Must end Thursday, June 21st at the DenverFilmCenter/Colfax 35 mm Presentation - Twelve-year-old Koichi lives with his mother and grandparents in a small town by a smoking volcano. His parents' divorce has split the family, with his younger brother Ryu and their feckless rock musicia

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  • The Ides of March

    The Ides of March

    MUST END January 19th! 35mm presentation - Set against the spectacle of modern world power, the riveting political thriller The Ides of March is an intense tale of sex, ambition, loyalty, betrayal and revenge. The film takes place during the frantic last days before a heavily conteste

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  • In Another Lifetime

    In Another Lifetime

    3:45pm Sun March 4 It is April 1945 when thousands of Hungarian Jewish prisoners are forced on a death march to Mauthausen. A small group of prisoners become stranded in a secluded Austrian village, finding refuge in a hay barn. Amongst them is an opera singer from Budapest who persuades his

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  • In Heaven, Underground: The Weissensee Jewish Cemetary

    In Heaven, Underground: The Weissensee Jewish Cemetary

    2:30pm Fri March 2 It might seem strange to make an entire film about an old German Jewish cemetery, but rest assured this film is compelling. One hundred-thirty years old, The Weissensee Jewish Cemetery is the oldest Jewish cemetery still in use in Europe. Amazingly, its 115,000 graves, gor

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  • In The Land of Blood and Honey

    In The Land of Blood and Honey

    MUST END Thurs, Feb 2 at the Denver FilmCenter 35mm presentation - Set against the backdrop of the Bosnian War that tore the Balkan region apart in the 1990s, "In the Land of Blood and Honey" tells the story of Danijel (Goran Kostic) and Ajla (Zana Marjanovic), two people from differe

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  • Incessant Visions – Letters from an Architect

    Incessant Visions – Letters from an Architect

    6:30pm Sat March 3 Architect Erich Mendelsohn wrote twelve hundred letters to his wife Louise, many containing powerfully drawn sketches of his ideas. These dramatic drawings form the foundation of this captivating documentary. This visionary Jewish architect became the busiest architect in

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  • Mile High Sci-Fi: Independence Day

    Mile High Sci-Fi: Independence Day

    Friday & Saturday, June 29 & 30 at 9:30pm at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax A special presentation with live comedy DURING the film by Harrison Rains and SPECIAL GUESTS! Celebrate American COMEDY Independence when this sci-fi classic goes head to head against the guys of Mile High Sci-Fi. Wil

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  • Indie Game: The Movie

    Indie Game: The Movie

    Special Presentation! Wednesday, June 6th at 7pm at the Denver FilmCenter Presented by Colorado indie Game Developers Association(CiGDA) Followed by a Q&A with local developers and an after party complete with chiptunes, indie game tryouts, giveaways and more! Digital presentation -

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  • The Innkeepers

    The Innkeepers

    MUST END Thurs Feb 16th at the Denver FilmCenter 35mm Presentation - From director Ti West (The House of the Devil) comes THE INNKEEPERS. Set in the venerable Yankee Pedlar Inn, which is about to shut its doors for good after over a century of service. Believed by many to be o

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  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

    It's Such a Beautiful Day

    MUST END Thursday, November 22nd! Digital presentation - Cult animator and Academy Award nominee filmmaker Don Hertzfeldt has combined his recent "Bill" trilogy of short films into one seamless, beautiful, darkly comedic feature, blending traditional animation, experimental optical ef

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  • J'adore Ciné Club: Adieu, Gary

    J'adore Ciné Club: Adieu, Gary

    Plays Wednesday, August 15th at 7pm In the middle of nowhere, a mill town emptied of its population over the last few years. However, some have decided to stay, more out of choice than necessity, because this is where they were born and grew up. Among them: Francis, a conscientious worker wh

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  • J'adore Ciné Club: La Famille Wolberg

    J'adore Ciné Club: La Famille Wolberg

    7pm Wed April 18th Simon Wolberg, the proud Jewish mayor of a small provincial town in northern France, is a lovingly devoted but rigid paterfamilias who finds it difficult to accept the individualities of his family members. Played with memorable authenticity by a wonderfully vital and nuan

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  • J'adore Ciné Club: Le Bal des Actrices

    J'adore Ciné Club: Le Bal des Actrices

    7pm Wed May 16th A woman director wants to make a documentary about actresses, all actresses: the popular ones, the unknown, the intellectuals, the comics and the forgotten... Filming absolutely everything, with or without their permission, the director will be pulled into the game and let h

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  • J'adore Ciné Club: Louise-Michel

    J'adore Ciné Club: Louise-Michel

    Plays Wednesday, October 17th at 7pm Hard times continue: Louise (Yolande Moreau) and Michel (Bouli Lanners) are the not-altogether-agreeable-looking duo at the center of Benoît Delépine and Gustave de Kervern’s brazen third feature. They meet randomly in this madcap story—which takes its na

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  • J'adore Ciné Club: Tournée

    J'adore Ciné Club: Tournée

    Join us on the third Wednesday of every month at 7pm as we present a new French film followed by a pastry reception and discussion led by the Alliance Française. Digital Presentation - Mathieu Amalric (star of The Diving Bell and the Butterfly and A Christmas Tale) won B

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  • J'adore Ciné Club: Tout Ce Qui Brille

    J'adore Ciné Club: Tout Ce Qui Brille

    7pm Wed March 21st at the Denver FilmCenter Two young women who have been friends since childhood are daring in their attempts to gain access to a social class beyond their reach. A surprisingly unpretentious comedy that will speak to the aspirations and angst of many adolescents enthralled

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  • JACKIE BROWN with Pam Grier In-Person

    JACKIE BROWN with Pam Grier In-Person

    Thursday, August 9th at the Denver FilmCenter Pre-film events begin at 5pm, Film events begin at 7pm All proceeds from your ticket benefit the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force For VIP Tickets which includes an intimate reception with Ms. Grier click Buy Tickets

  • Jiro Dreams of Sushi

    Jiro Dreams of Sushi

    MUST END Thursday, May 24th! 35mm Presentation - Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a quiet yet enthralling documentary that chronicles the life of Jiro Ono, the most famous sushi chef in Tokyo. For most of his 85 years, Jiro has been perfecting the art of making sushi. He works from sunrise to

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  • Jobriath A.D.

    Jobriath A.D.

    Screens Sunday, July 22nd at 2:15pm as part of the Cinema Q Film Festival Preceded by a Fabulous Drag Brunch starting at Noon and included in your ticket! Put on In Cooperation with National Gay & Lesbian Task Force “The American Bowie,” “The True Fairy of Rock & Roll,” “Hype of the Year.”

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  • Keep The Lights On

    Keep The Lights On

    Screens Sunday, July 22nd at 4:30pm as part of the Cinema Q Film Festival It’s 1997 and New York City is in a state of intense flux when documentary filmmaker Erik Rothman (Thure Lindhardt) first meets Paul Lucy (Zachary Booth), a handsome but closeted lawyer in the publishing field. What be

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  • Kennedy-Nixon Debate

    Kennedy-Nixon Debate

    FREE! 7:00pm Sept 27th at the Davis Auditorium (DU) The Great Debates marked television's grand entrance into presidential politics. For the first time voters could see their candidates in competition. 70 million U.S. viewers tuned in to watch Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice-President Richa

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  • Keyhole

    Keyhole

    MUST END Thursday, May 24th! Digital presentation - After a long absence, gangster and father Ulysses Pick (Jason Patric) arrives home to a house haunted with memories, towing the body of a teenaged girl and a bound and gagged young man. His gang waits inside his house, having shot th

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  • Kiki's Delivery Service (Subtitled)

    Kiki's Delivery Service (Subtitled)

    Brand New Subtitled 35mm print plays August 24 - 30 Shows FRI - SUN at 4:30 PLUS Sat/Sun at 11:45am PLUS SUN at 9:40 then MON – THU at 2:00 7:10 *NO 7:10 show on Monday 35mm presentation - From the legendary Hayao Miyazaki comes the beloved story of a resourceful young witch who u

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  • Kill List

    Kill List

    Opens Friday, February 17th at the Denver FilmCenter 35mm Presentation - Eight months after a botched job in Kiev, Jay (Neil Maskell) is an out-of-work hitman with no job, money, health insurance and a wife constantly on his case. But when his business partner Gal (Michael Smiley) com

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  • Klown

    Klown

    MUST END Thursday, August 9th! 35mm presentation - In what critics are hailing as “the funniest movie of the year!” (IFC), KLOWN follows two wildly inappropriate friends — played by celebrated international comedians Frank Hvam and Casper Christensen — as they run amok through the Dan

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  • Knuckleball!

    Knuckleball!

    Opens Friday, November 23rd at the Sie FilmCenter! Digital presentation - Knuckleball! is the story of a few good men, a handful of pitchers in the entire history of baseball forced to resort to the lowest rung on the credibility ladder in their sport: throwing a ball so slow a

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  • Kochuu: Japanese Architecture/Influence and Origin

    Kochuu: Japanese Architecture/Influence and Origin

    Friday, Sept. 14 @4:30pm Kochuu is a visually stunning film about modern Japanese architecture, its roots in the Japanese tradition, and its impact on the Nordic building tradition. Winding its way through visions of the future and traditional concepts, nature and concrete, gardens an

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  • Kumare

    Kumare

    MUST END Thursday, July 19th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax Digital presentation - Kumaré is a wise guru from the East who indoctrinated a group of followers in the West. Kumaré, however, is not real – he is the alter ego of American filmmaker Vikram Gandhi who impersonated a spiritu

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  • La Bamba

    La Bamba

    Screens 7pm Tues, May 15 and 2pm Sat, May 19 at the Denver FilmCenter 35mm presentation - Rock 'n Roll biopic on the life of Ritchie Valens, a young Mexican/American whose talents as a rock and roll singer catapulted him from the obscurity of a farm laborer obsessed with music to sta

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  • Lay The Favorite

    Lay The Favorite

    MUST END Thursday, December 20th! 35mm presentation - Beth Raymer (Rebecca Hall) is an intense, excited, beautiful girl with a huge heart who gives up stripping in Florida to realize her dream: to become a cocktail waitress in Las Vegas. When she doesn’t land a job, she lucks into mee

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  • Let the Bullets Fly

    Let the Bullets Fly

    MUST END Thursday, April 5th! Digital Presentation - In the lawless land that is rural China in the 1920s, legendary bandit “Pocky” Zhang (Jiang Wen) and his gang stage a train robbery. They are quite unhappy to discover that instead of silver, the only thing left on the train is the

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  • Liberal Arts

    Liberal Arts

    NOW PLAYING through Wednesday, October 31st Denver FilmCenter! 35mm presentation - Newly single, 35, and uninspired by his job, Jesse Fisher (writer/director Josh Radnor, Happythankyoumoreplease) worries that his best days are behind him. But no matter how much he buries his he

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  • Life is Too Long

    Life is Too Long

    1:15pm Sun March 4 Alfi Selinger is the alter ego of director Dani Levy, and any suggested references to the Alvy Singer of Woody Allen’s Annie Hall are not accidental. Alfi Selinger, filmmaker, is a man in crisis: his kids can’t stand him, his wife is cheating on him and his bank has

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  • Like Water for Chocolate

    Like Water for Chocolate

    Screens 7pm Tues, May 29 and 2pm Sat, June 2 at the Denver FilmCenter 35mm Presentation - Based on the best-selling novel by Laura Esquival, this internationally popular romantic fable from Mexico centers on a young woman who discovers that her cooking has magical effects. The tale's

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  • Loosies

    Loosies

    MUST END Thurs Feb 16th at the Denver FilmCenter Digital Presentation - The feature film screenwriting debut from Peter Facinelli (TWILIGHT, NURSE JACKIE), LOOSIES stars Facinelli as Bobby, a New York City pickpocket who roams the city disguised as a stockbroker. Bobby tempts fate wit

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  • Mabul

    Mabul

    8:15pm Tues Feb 28 With his bar mitzvah rapidly approaching, Yoni’s already challenging and complex life is further complicated when his autistic brother, Tomer, unexpectedly returns home after living in an institution for the past 12 years. The intellectually gifted Yoni struggles to achiev

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  • Mad Men - Season 5 Premiere

    Mad Men - Season 5 Premiere

    Sunday, March 25th at 7pm at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax - FREE! Join us in Henderson's Lounge starting at 5:30 for some MAD MEN themed cocktail specials! Dress in your dapper 60s best and then we'll all go to our big screen and dive into the 2 Hour Season premiere!