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SFC 2014

  • !Women Art Revolution

    !Women Art Revolution

    Join the Art Students League of Denver & The Denver Film Society for a special one night screening of the documentary !WAR (!Women Art Revolution), to fund Adult Scholarships for women students. Through intimate interviews, provocative art, and rare historical film and video footage, this feature d

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  • Cinema Q 2014 Festival Pass

    Cinema Q 2014 Festival Pass

    Includes tickets to all screenings, both Opening and Closing receptions plus ticket for complimentary meal at Saturday’s BBQ on the Sie FilmCenter patio Denver Film Society Member - $60; General - $75

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  • DocuWest 2014 Festival Pass

    DocuWest 2014 Festival Pass

    Click the link above to purchase your pass for the 2014 DocuWest Film Festival. Note: The Festival Pass is valid for all regular screenings. Opening Night, Closing Night, Centerpiece and KORENGAL screening must be purchased separately

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  • J'adore! 2014 Festival Pass

    J'adore! 2014 Festival Pass

    Get the J'adore Festival Pass for all of the films in the festival. Includes Opening and Closing Night films and receptions. *Note: The Pass does not include the Brunch, but does include the screening of LE CHEF. The Brunch can be purchased separately Buy Tickets

  • Sex Shop Cinema All Access Pass

    Sex Shop Cinema All Access Pass

    Get the festival pass for all 10 Sex Shop Cinema screenings. Only $30: DFS members, $40: Non-members.

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  • Voices Festival Pass

    Voices Festival Pass

    The best way to experience the W+F VOICES film festival is with a festival pass that gives you a ticket to every festival program, including the Opening and Closing Night receptions, plus every salon and post-screening events at the festival. In 2013, we give you two pass types to choose from with

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  • 2014 Festival Pass - Women+Film VOICES Film Festival

    2014 Festival Pass - Women+Film VOICES Film Festival

    The best way to experience the Women+Film VOICES Film Festival is with a festival pass that gives you a ticket to every festival program, including the Opening and Closing Night receptions, plus every salon and post-screening events at the festival.

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  • Bela Fleck: How to Write A Banjo Concerto

    Bela Fleck: How to Write A Banjo Concerto

    One Night Only! Tuesday June 17th at 8pm. Introduction and Q&A with Bela Fleck in-person! Béla Fleck: How To Write A Banjo Concerto follows banjo trailblazer Béla Fleck through one of his most challenging musical journeys so far, into the world of the Symphony Orchestra. B

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  • Bettie Page Reveals All

    Bettie Page Reveals All

    ENDS THURSDAY at the Sie FilmCenter. Bettie Page impersonator and mini-show before the 7:30pm Sat Jan 11th show! Courtesy of Lannie's Clocktower Caberet. Victoria Pneumatica, from Cora Vette's RestoMod Burlesque to perform before the 9:45pm Sat Jan 11th show! Bettie

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  • Bicycling With Moliere

    Bicycling With Moliere

    Opening Night! Thursday June 19th at 7:00pm with reception following screening in Henderson's Lounge A warm, funny, literate comedy in which two French actors portray two French actors, friends at odds with one another in every possible way

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  • Camp X-Ray

    Camp X-Ray

    ENDS THURSDAY. A young woman (Kristen Stewart) joins the military to be part of something bigger than herself and her small town roots. But she ends up as a new guard at Guantanamo Bay instead, where her mission is far from black and white. Surrounded by hostile jihadists and aggressive sq

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  • CineLatino: Water & Power

    CineLatino: Water & Power

    THIS FILM IS SOLD OUT. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE TICKETS, YOU CAN ARRIVE AT 6:30PM FOR RUSH TICKETS. IF TICKETS BECOME AVAILABLE, YOUR RUSH TICKET WILL ALLOW YOU TO PURCHASE A LAST MINUTE SEAT. Director Richard Montoya and producer Edward James Olmos will present their film in-person! Ticke

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  • CineLatino: Food Chains

    CineLatino: Food Chains

    ENDS THURSDAY. Executive produced by Eva Longoria, this hard hitting documentary gives pause for thought with every plate of food we eat by exposing the rampant abuse and injustice embedded in America’s agriculture and food production industries. The film sheds light on the wage theft, phy

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  • CitizenFour

    CitizenFour

    ENDS THURSDAY. One of 15 films selected to the Academy's shortlist of Best Documentary Features of 2014! In January 2013, filmmaker Laura Poitras was in the process of constructing a film about abuses of national security in post-9/11 America when she started receiving encrypted e-mails

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  • Coherence

    Coherence

    ENDS Thursday at the Sie FilmCenter. On the night of an astronomical anomaly, eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of reality bending events. Part cerebral sci-fi and part relationship drama, Coherence is a tightly focused, intimately shot film that quickly r

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  • Dear White People

    Dear White People

    ENDS THURSDAY at the Sie FilmCenter. Winner of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent, Dear White People is a sly, provocative and often laugh-out-loud funny satire of race relations in the age of Obama. A satirical portrait of race relations in ear

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  • DocNight: Generation Iron

    DocNight: Generation Iron

    Wednesday, January 8th at 7:30pm. Special Guests in person! GENERATION IRON - examines the professional sport of bodybuilding today and gives the audience front row access to the lives of the stars of todays international bodybuilding arena - Phil Heath, Branch Warren, Kai Greene, D

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  • DocNight: The Rugby Player

    DocNight: The Rugby Player

    One Night Only! Tuesday, May 27th at 7:00pm. Winner of multiple festival awards, The Rugby Player is an uplifting and stereotype-shattering documentary that tells the story of a mother, a son, and what it takes to be a hero. The film explores the lives of Mark Bingham, one of the pa

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  • Film/Still 1959 All Access Pass

    Film/Still 1959 All Access Pass

    Buy the full pass to all the films and events! 1959 Film Festival pass: $55 public; $45 Clyfford Still Museum and Denver Film Society members

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  • Film/Still: Some Like it Hot

    Film/Still: Some Like it Hot

    One Night Only. Thurs May 8th at 7pm. Opening introduction and multimedia presentation by Melinda Barlow Ph.D., Associate Professor of Film Studies, CU Boulder Co-Programmer of 1959 Film Festival When musicians Jerry and Joe accidentally witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre,

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  • Knights of Badassdom

    Knights of Badassdom

    Encore screening! Friday, March 21st at 9:45pm. Knights of Badassdom follows three best friends (Peter Dinklage, Steve Zahn and Ryan Kwanten) and dedicated LARPers (Live Action Role Players) as they take to the woods to reenact a dungeons and dragons-like scenario fresh out of the m

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  • Last Tango in Paris

    Last Tango in Paris

    Penetrate the moody, sensual world of Last Tango in Paris, and prepare yourself for "the most controversial film of its era" (Leonard Maltin). Nominated for two Academy Awards® Director (Bernardo Bertolucci) and Actor (Marlon Brando) and exuding a sexual energy unlike any film before or after

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  • My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks

    My Little Pony Equestria Girls: Rainbow Rocks

    Two screenings only! Wednesday, October 1st at 7:30pm & Saturday, October 4th at 11:30am. Canterlot High is hosting a musical showcase and Rainbow Dash, Applejack, Pinkie Pie, Rarity, and Fluttershy are going to be performing with their new band, The Rainbooms. But when a new girl group, T

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  • Nolan: Memento

    Nolan: Memento

    ONE NIGHT ONLY! Thursday, October 23rd at 7:30pm. Long before Nolan's debut film (Following) started doing the festival rounds, he had his follow-up ready to go. His producer and then-girlfriend-now-wife Emma Thomas had sold Nolan's script, Memento (based on a short story by

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  • Now: In the Wings on a World Stage

    Now: In the Wings on a World Stage

    Tuesday, April 29th. 7:30pm show SOLD OUT! 5:15pm show added! Produced by and starring Kevin Spacey Now... takes us along with twenty British and American actors on a whirlwind ten month international tour of “Richard III,” starring Kevin Spacey in the title role, and directed by O

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  • Opening Night: Point and Shoot

    Opening Night: Point and Shoot

    DocuWest Opening Night Film Wednesday, September 10 at 7:00 pm. Opening Night Reception follows the film at 8:30 pm in Henderson’s Lounge.

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  • Polish: Camouflage

    Polish: Camouflage

    New Digital Restoration! Filmmaker Krzysztof Zanussi will present the film in-person on Tues Aug 12! Reception in Henderson's Lounge after the Aug 12th screening. The shallowness and cynicism of the academic milieu and the hypocrisy of idealism are depicted in the relationship between

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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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  • Screenwriting Workshop

    Screenwriting Workshop

    Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 7th-30th , 11am-1pm Join the Denver Film Society and acclaimed writer Terry Dodd for a unique Screenwriting Workshop with a performance of your script February 3rd, 7pm at the Sie FilmCenter! Cost of all 8 classes, including a performance of your script, are $1

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  • Cinema Q: Stranger by the Lake

    Cinema Q: Stranger by the Lake

    THIS FILM SCREENING HAS BEEN CANCELLED Frank (Pierre Deladonchamps) spends his summer days hopelessly searching for companionship at a popular cruising spot on the shores of a lake in rural France. One day, he meets Michel (Christophe Paou), an attractive yet darkly mysterious man and falls b

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  • Supermensch

    Supermensch

    ENDS Thursday at the Sie FilmCenter. Shep Gordon is the consummate Hollywood insider. Though he isn’t a household name, Gordon has become a beacon in the industry, beloved by the countless stars he has encountered throughout his storied career. Shep is known for managing the careers of Al

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  • The Graduate

    The Graduate

    One Night Only! Thursday, December 18th at 7pm. "One word: plastics." "Are you here for an affair?" These lines and others became cultural touchstones, as 1960s youth rebellion seeped into the California upper middle-class in Mike Nichols' landmark hit. Mentally adrift the summer after gra

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  • The Internet Cat Video Festival

    The Internet Cat Video Festival

    3 Shows Only! Friday at 7:30pm Saturday at 2pm Saturday at 9:30pm Curated, compiled and edited by the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, the Internet Cat Video Festival has been lauded by NPR, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and others. It is a raucous, 75-minute romp throug

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  • The Last of the Unjust

    The Last of the Unjust

    One Night Only! Monday, March 24th at 6pm. Three decades after his cinematic milestone, Shoah, Claude Lanzmann once again reorients our understanding of the Holocaust. The Last of the Unjust centers on Benjamin Murmelstein, the last Jewish elder of Theresienstadt (the so-call

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  • Tattered Cover Classic: The River

    Tattered Cover Classic: The River

    Plays Sunday, December 7th at 2pm Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are now $1.00 and available for purchase. Yet one more masterpiece from Jean Renoir, The River comes from a book by Rumer Godden about her childhood as an English

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  • The Square

    The Square

    ENDS THURSDAY at the Sie FilmCenter. Nominated for the Best Documentary Film Academy Award. The Egyptian Revolution has been an ongoing rollercoaster over the past two and a half years. Through the news, we only get a glimpse of the bloodiest battle, an election, or a million man march.

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  • These Birds Walk

    These Birds Walk

    One Night Only! Tuesday, January 21st at 7:30pm at the Sie FilmCenter. In Karachi, Pakistan, a runaway boy's life hangs on one critical question: where is home? The streets, an orphanage, or with the family he fled in the first place? Simultaneously heart-wrenching and life-affirming, T

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  • Touch The Wall

    Touch The Wall

    Swimming phenom and Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin was destined for greatness early on, but it wasn’t until the arrival of veteran Kara Lynn Joyce that her sky-high expectations began to take shape. As training partners, competitors, and friends, Missy and Kara redefine what it means to win.

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  • WFFF: Next Goal Wins

    WFFF: Next Goal Wins

    June 5 - 8, 2014 World Football Film Festival features soccer-centric films, ranging from classics and family-friendly to vintage and impactful documentaries, for four days of screenings and special events to the Sie FilmCenter. BLACK CLEAT AFFAIR - Opening Night Film! Thursday June 5th at 7

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  • Witching and Bitching

    Witching and Bitching

    Cult director Alex De La Iglesia (THE LAST CIRCUS) is in top form with this hilarious and gory tale of thieves who find themselves in over their heads when faced with a coven of bloodthirsty witches.

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  • Women+Film: I Am Not a Rockstar

    Women+Film: I Am Not a Rockstar

    Shot over eight years, this award-winning feature documentary follows the dramatic coming-of-age story of Montreal-born Bournaki from age 12 to 20. The Huffington Post calls Bournaki “the Celine Dion of classical music.”

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  • Young Filmmakers Workshops Introductory Class 2014

    Young Filmmakers Workshops Introductory Class 2014

    What: A two-week introductory course in basic filmmaking that culminates with the creation of a short, narrative film. Students learn film theory, film pre-production, scriptwriting, cinematography and basic editing. Open to teens ages 12-18. There are no other prerequisites for th

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  • Boogie Nights

    Boogie Nights

    Special Edition Screening in memoriam to Philip Seymour Hoffman 35mm presentation - Even if the notorious 1970s porn-filmmaking milieu doesn't exactly turn you on, don't let it turn you off to this movie's extraordinary virtues, either. Boogie Nights is one of the key movies of the 19

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  • Catch-22

    Catch-22

    One Night Only! Friday, December 19th at 4:30pm. Joseph Heller's scathing satire is adapted to the screen by Buck Henry and bitingly directed by Mike Nichols. Alan Arkin is terminally mordant as Yossarian, stationed on a Mediterranean island during World War II, who wants to be labeled unf

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  • CineLatino: Thesis on a Homicide

    CineLatino: Thesis on a Homicide

    Nominated for 8 Academy of Arts & Sciences of Argentina Awards. Roberto Bermúdez (Ricardo Darín) is a respected criminal law university professor and author, although not without a certain lonely private life. When dashing, charismatic Gonzalo (Alberto Ammann) enrolls in his class and chee

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  • Documented

    Documented

    ENDS THURSDAY at the Sie FilmCenter! Due to a family emergency, filmmaker Jose Antonio Vargas will not be in attendance at any film screenings this weekend. In 2011, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas outed himself as an undocumented immigrant in an essay publi

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  • EGFF Short Stories: Refugees Kids in America

    EGFF Short Stories: Refugees Kids in America

    Friday, October 11th at 4:30pm - Four short films followed by a panel discussion by Agency for Human Rights & Community Partnerships

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  • Evergreen: The Road to Legalization

    Evergreen: The Road to Legalization

    ENDS THURSDAY at the Sie FilmCenter. Westword's Flick Pick of the week! Evergreen: The Road to Legalization documents how the citizens of Washington State legal

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  • Farmland

    Farmland

    One Night Only! Thursday, May 1st at 7:30pm. Most Americans have never set foot on a farm or ranch or even talked to the people who grow and raise the food we eat. Farmland will take an intimate look at the lives of farmers and ranchers in their 20's, all of whom are now responsible

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  • Film/STILL: The Hudsucker Proxy

    Film/STILL: The Hudsucker Proxy

    One Screening Only. Friday, May 9th at 7pm. The Coen brothers deliver a screwball comedy gem about mail clerk Norville Barnes, (Tim Robbins) who falls into good -- or bad? -- luck when he becomes the CEO of a successful business. The evil Sidney J. Mussberger (Paul Newman) chooses Barnes s

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  • Frances Ha

    Frances Ha

    ENDS Thursday, January 16th. Maybe you missed it, maybe you want to see it on the big screen again... either way we're brining back some of the best films of 2013! Frances (Greta Gerwig) lives in New York, but she doesn't really have an apartment. Frances is an apprentice for a d

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  • Goldfrapp: Tales of Us

    Goldfrapp: Tales of Us

    ONE NIGHT ONLY! March 25th at 7pm. Inspired by Goldfrapp’s latest album, Tales Of Us, this striking film is a 30-minute journey through five of the individual stories featured on the album. Stranger, Laurel, Jo, Drew and Annabel interconnect subtly, sharing themes of love, loss, madness an

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  • The Great Beauty

    The Great Beauty

    Overflowing with the contradictions of its Eternal City subject, Paolo Sorrentino’s pseudo-“city symphony” reimagines Fellini’s La Dolce Vita for the 21st century. The great Toni Servillo stars as the charming if cynical axis around which the film’s debauched Babylon revolves

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  • Half the Road

    Half the Road

    ENDS THURSDAY at the Sie FilmCenter Modern society has long believed that women hold up half the sky in terms of equality and progression. So when it comes to the sport of professional cycling, why aren't women receiving half the road? Directed by pro cyclist Kathryn Bertine, Half th

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  • I Used to Be Darker

    I Used to Be Darker

    Weighed down by her own life-changing news, Northern Irish runaway Taryn arrives unannounced at her American aunt and uncle’s just in time to witness the contentious end of their marriage. Matthew Porterfield’s well-crafted drama explores the various refuges we seek

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  • I’m still (Kachkaniraqmi)

    I’m still (Kachkaniraqmi)

    Thursday, September 11, 1:15pm Colorado Premiere. A musical journey through the most unknown Peru. Ayacucho, Lima and the Amazon jungle come together in this documentary through great musicians which in some cases is the first time that they are filmed.

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  • WFFF: The Life and Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus

    WFFF: The Life and Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus

    Octopus as oracle? So say believers in Paul the psychic cephalopod, who correctly predicted the winners of eight 2010 World Cup matches. Director Alexandre O. Philippe (The People vs. George Lucas) explores Paul’s rise to celebrity status.

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  • Marius

    Marius

    Friday, June 20th at 7:00pm Coming off the success of The Well-Digger’s Daughter, Daniel Auteuil takes a much bigger bite of the directorial apple with his remake of Marcel Pagnol’s Marseille Trilogy. The first installment, Marius, sets the stage in the colorful 1920s Old Por

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  • Monty Python Live (Mostly)

    Monty Python Live (Mostly)

    3 shows only! Wednesday, August 6th at 7pm. Saturday, August 9th at 7pm. Sunday, August 10th at 2pm. Monty Python are set to fly again, for a final reunion, well, sort of. The stars of Monty Python will perform live on stage together for the first time, since performing at the Hollywood

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  • Nas: Time is Illmatic

    Nas: Time is Illmatic

    ONE NIGHT ONLY! Thursday, October 2nd at 7:30pm. Twenty years after the release of Nas's groundbreaking debut album 'Illmatic,' Nas: Time is Illmatic takes us into the heart of his creative process. Returning to his childhood home in Queensbridge, Nas shares stories of his upbringin

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  • Nolan: The Prestige

    Nolan: The Prestige

    Desperate to reveal each other's secrets, rival magicians Robert Angier and Alfred Borden become obsessed with their escalating competition and begin to perform increasingly risky tricks -- which soon turn deadl

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  • Polish: The Illumination

    Polish: The Illumination

    New Digital Restoration! Filmmaker Krzysztof Zanussi will present the film in-person! One of the most interesting works of 1970's Polish cinema. A young provincial man comes to the capital to study physics and must tackle life’s universal questions in this philosophical essay comprising

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  • Pulp: A Film About Life, Death and Supermarkets

    Pulp: A Film About Life, Death and Supermarkets

    One Night only! Saturday, November 29th at 7:30pm. Post-screening dance party with DJ's Hollow, Tyler Jacobson and Jake Ryan. Sheffield, 1988, ‘The Day That Never Happened’. Following a disastrous farewell show in their hometown, PULP move to London in search of success. They find fame

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  • RMPBS Community Cinema: Las Marthas

    RMPBS Community Cinema: Las Marthas

    Community Cinema is a national civic engagement initiative featuring free monthly screenings of films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens.

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  • Royal Shakespeare Company: Henry IV Part 1

    Royal Shakespeare Company: Henry IV Part 1

    Two shows only. Tickets now available! With his crown under threat from enemies both foreign and domestic, Henry IV prepares for war. Having deposed the previous king, he is aware of his tenuous position, and the price to be paid if he falters. Meanwhile in the taverns and brothels of L

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  • Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Upstream Color

    Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Upstream Color

    Wednesday, July 9th at the Sie FilmCenter with post-film discussion led by health scientist Nicole Garneau. The Sci-Fi Film Series is hosted by Vincent Piturro, English and Film professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver. A young woman is abducted and seemingly brainwashed via

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  • VOICES OPENING NIGHT PRESENTATION: Sepideh

    VOICES OPENING NIGHT PRESENTATION: Sepideh

    Sepideh wants to become an astronaut. She spends her nights exploring the secrets of the universe, while her family will do anything to keep her on the ground. The expectations of a young Iranian woman are very different from Sepideh’s ambitions, and her plans to go to university are in danger.

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  • Tattered Cover Classic: Floating Weeds

    Tattered Cover Classic: Floating Weeds

    Plays Sunday, January 4th at 2pm Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are $1.00 and available for purchase. Ozu's remake of his own 1934 silent film A Story of Floating Weeds, in which an aging actor returns to an old lover and their

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  • Tattered Cover FREE Classic: Coup de Grace

    Tattered Cover FREE Classic: Coup de Grace

    Plays Sunday, February 2nd at 2pm (Film will end by 4pm, before Super Bowl Kick-Off) Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore FREE Tickets available ONE hour before screening. Latvia in 1919 lived through the nasty endings of WWI, the Russian Revolution and civ

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  • The Act of Killing

    The Act of Killing

    ENDS Thursday at the Sie FilmCenter. Nominated for the Best Documentary Academy Award. With a 97% approval rating on RottenTomatoes.com - this chilling and inventive documentary, executive produced by Errol Morris (The Fog Of War) and Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man), the filmm

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  • The Past

    The Past

    ENDS Thursday at the Sie FIlmCenter. Following his Oscar win for A Separation (Best Foreign Language Film), writer/director Asghar Farhadi returns with the dramatic mystery, The Past. After a four year separation and at his estranged French wife Marie's (Bérénice Bejo, The Artist

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  • Web Series are the New Black

    Web Series are the New Black

    Friday, July 25th at 7:00pm Frustrated LGBT filmmakers faced with fewer and fewer funding and distribution options have turned to the internet as a means to bring their stories to a wider audience, and the opportunities (along with budgets and production value) have grown in leaps and bounds

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  • Young Filmmakers Workshop Masters Class 2014

    Young Filmmakers Workshop Masters Class 2014

    What: For seasoned filmmakers looking for more in-depth instruction. You’ll start with film clips and lessons, and then you’ll hear from experts in the field like Academy Award-winning directors Daniel Junge and Donna Dewey or NPR film critic Howie Movshovitz. Open to teens ages 1

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  • 20,000 Days on Earth

    20,000 Days on Earth

    ENDS THURSDAY. 20,000 Days On Earth is an inventive, lyrical ode to creativity featuring musician and cultural icon Nick Cave. Fusing drama and reality by weaving the journey of a fictional day in Cave’s life, the film is an intimate portrayal of the artistic process. The film made

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  • Alice in Wonderland

    Alice in Wonderland

    Though it bears the title of the well-loved children's classic, this movie is a soft-core porn film which focuses on the erotic education of a virginal young woman. Many of the beauties populating this film are former Playboy models.

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  • August: Osage County

    August: Osage County

    Three grown daughters reluctantly return home to join their acid-tongued mother in mourning their father’s death. Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts lead a star-studded cast.

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  • B.B. King: The Life of Riley

    B.B. King: The Life of Riley

    One Night Only! Thursday, May 29th at 7pm. Narrated by Morgan Freeman, B.B. King: The Life of Riley is the untold true American story of an orphan boy from the heart of the Mississippi Delta who rose to music stardom around the world and inspired a generation of fans against all odd

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  • Breastmilk the Movie

    Breastmilk the Movie

    With unexpected humor, with an unflinching camera, with some guilt and some pain, this film takes the unusual risk of examining what breast milk truly means.

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  • Broadway's Of Mice and Men

    Broadway's Of Mice and Men

    Back by popular demand! Thursday, March 5th at 7pm & Sunday, March 8th at 2pm. Golden Globe® winner and Academy Award® nominee James Franco (127 Hours, Milk) and Tony Award® nominee Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids, Girls) star in the hit Broadway production Of Mice And Men, filmed

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  • The Broken Circle Breakdown

    The Broken Circle Breakdown

    A Belgian couple face the loss of their daughter to cancer, marshaling the resources of their love of American bluegrass to try to stanch the pain. The film layers their happy early years with the tragedy they must endure and the success they are finally achieving as musicians

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  • CineLatino: The Desert

    CineLatino: The Desert

    Official selection: SXSW Film Festival, Fantasia Film Festival. It's a mad, post-apocalyptic world of brutality and undead outside the confines of a makeshift shelter in The Desert. What begins as a unified trio of survivors – perhaps even an idealistic version of polyamory – splint

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  • CineLatino: Zoot Suit

    CineLatino: Zoot Suit

    This screening is FREE! But seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive early to ensure a seat. Lead actor Daniel Valdez in-person! Q&A with Daniel and cast members of original North High production of Zoot Suit Riots including director Antonio Mercado.

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  • EGFF: DER IMKER (THE BEEKEEPER)

    EGFF: DER IMKER (THE BEEKEEPER)

    Saturday, October 11th at 7:00pm - The touching story of a beekeeper who lost everything in the Turk-Kurd war – his wife, children, country and over 500 bee colonies, which were his livelihood. All that he is left with, is his love for bees and his unshakable faith in the human spirit. After all his

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  • Enemy

    Enemy

    MUST END Thursday, April 17th at the Sie FilmCenter. Westword flick pick of the week! Click here to read the full review. Little in Adam Bell’s life seems to interest him. Not his job as a

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  • Film/STILL: Plan 9 from Outer Space

    Film/STILL: Plan 9 from Outer Space

    One Night Only. Friday, May 9th at 9:30pm After the embarrassing failure of the first eight plans, a group of evil aliens enacts plan nine -- resurrecting the dead to take over the Earth. Bela Lugosi makes his final film appearance -- along with Vampira, Tor Johnson, Criswell and a chiropr

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  • Films on Tap: Con Air

    Films on Tap: Con Air

    Films On Tap - You've played drinking games at home, now play them with us! We give you the rules and thanks to Breckingridge Breweries the first 50 guests get their first drink on the house! And because we don't keep score we all win! Drink specials run all night long. Jerry Bruckheimer w

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  • Freedom Summer

    Freedom Summer

    Thursday, September 11, 1:30pm Colorado Premiere ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­During the summer of 1964, the nation’s eyes were riveted on Mississippi. Over ten memorable weeks known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers joined with organizers and local African Ameri

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  • CineLatino: Frontera

    CineLatino: Frontera

    ENDS THURSDAY. Set in the tumultuous Border area of Arizona and Mexico, Frontera follows the events that take place after a former Arizona Sheriff's wife (Amy Madigan) is killed while riding on their Ranch property. It would appear a Mexican man (Michael Peña) crossing in to the US

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  • Kelly & Cal

    Kelly & Cal

    ENDS Thursday. Punk-rocker turned suburban mom, Kelly (a fantastic Juliette Lewis), is nostalgic for a life she can no longer have and uncertain of a future she doesn't yet fit in. Seventeen-year-old Cal (Jonny Weston in a breakthrough performance) is frustrated at his lack of control over

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  • Left Foot Right Foot

    Left Foot Right Foot

    Friday June 20th at 9:30pm Marie, 19, is attracted by easy money. Without really realizing it, she becomes involved in prostitution. She decides not to tell her friend, Vincent, a young, nonchalant, 21-year-old skater who owes everyone money and just can’t seem to grow up. The maelstrom of l

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  • Maidentrip

    Maidentrip

    ENDS THURSDAY. 14-year-old Laura Dekker sets out—camera in hand—on a two-year voyage in pursuit of her dream to be the youngest person ever to sail around the world alone. In the wake of a year-long battle with Dutch authorities that sparked a global storm of media scrutiny, Laura now find

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  • National Theatre Live: Coriolanus

    National Theatre Live: Coriolanus

    Thursday, February 20th screening - SOLD OUT! Sunday, February 23rd screening - SOLD OUT! Less than 30 tickets available for Saturday, February 22nd! National Theatre Live will broadcast the Donmar Warehouse’s production of Coriolanus, Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political ma

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  • National Theatre Live: The Audience

    National Theatre Live: The Audience

    Helen Mirren reprises her Academy Award winning role as Queen Elizabeth II in the highly-anticipated West End production of The Audience, recorded live at London’s Gielgud Theatre and simulcast as part of National Theatre Live.

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  • National Theatre Live: Warhorse

    National Theatre Live: Warhorse

    Coming in March! Three Shows Only. Tickets now available. The National Theatre’s original stage production of War Horse, simulcast from London’s West End to cinemas. Since its first performance at the National Theatre in 2007, War Horse has become an international smash hit, capturing t

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  • Nolan: Following

    Nolan: Following

    ONE NIGHT ONLY! Friday, October 24th at 10:00pm. A writer (Jeremy Theobald) falls under the spell of a stranger, Cobb (Alex Haw, with a character whose name would return for the protagonist of Inception), who breaks into strangers' houses. The young man starts following in his new m

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  • VOICES: Penny and Red: The Life of Secretariat's Owner

    VOICES: Penny and Red: The Life of Secretariat's Owner

    From her parents' climb out of poverty to her own emergence as the 'First Lady of Racing,' Penny Chenery’s life has been fueled by her love of horses. Forever paired with the great racehorse Secretariat, Penny’s personal story also exemplifies the rise and sacrifices of women of her generation. The

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  • Polish: Ashes and Diamonds

    Polish: Ashes and Diamonds

    New Digital Restoration! A classic of world cinema from one of Poland’s most well known directors, Ashes and Diamonds is set on the last day of World War II and the first day of peace. A young Polish resistance soldier reaches a crossroads when Nazi rule is replaced by a communist r

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  • RMPBS Community Cinema: The Trials of Muhammad Ali

    RMPBS Community Cinema: The Trials of Muhammad Ali

    Community Cinema is a national civic engagement initiative featuring free monthly screenings of films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens.

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  • Royal Shakespeare Company: Henry IV Part 2

    Royal Shakespeare Company: Henry IV Part 2

    Two shows only. Tickets now available! King Henry's health is failing as a second rebellion threatens to surface. He is uncertain that Hal is a worthy heir, believing him more concerned with earthly pleasures than the responsibility of rule. Meanwhile, Falstaff is sent to the countrysid

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  • Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Journey to the Center of the Earth

    Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Journey to the Center of the Earth

    Wednesday, July 16th at the Sie FilmCenter with post-film discussion led by earth scientist James Hagadorn. The Sci-Fi Film Series is hosted by Vincent Piturro, English and Film professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Based on the Jules Verne novel, this fantasy film follo

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  • Tattered Cover FREE Classic: French Cancan

    Tattered Cover FREE Classic: French Cancan

    Plays Sunday, March 2nd at 2pm Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore FREE Tickets available ONE hour before screening. The story is about the opening of the Moulin Rouge in Paris, where the Cancan became famous; the film is about social class, life as perfo

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  • Tattered Cover Classic: Wise Blood

    Tattered Cover Classic: Wise Blood

    Plays Sunday, February 1st at 2pm Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are $1.00 and available for purchase. Based on a story by Flannery O’Connor, perhaps the most cynical American writer to date, Wise Blood stars Brad Dourif as a yo

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  • The Birdcage

    The Birdcage

    One Night Only! Saturday, December 20th at 4:30pm. Director Mike Nichols teams up with his former partner/screenwriter Elaine May for the first time in many years and for the first time together in films to create this sophisticated, remake of the phenomenally popular French musical farce

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  • The Past Is a Grotesque Animal

    The Past Is a Grotesque Animal

    One Night Only! Saturday, July 19th at 7:30pm. The Past Is A Grotesque Animal is a personal, accessible portrait of an artist – of Montreal frontman Kevin Barnes – whose pursuit to make transcendent music at all costs drives him to value art over human relationships. As he st

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  • Watermark

    Watermark

    One Night Only! Wednesday, April 30th at 7:30pm. Special appearance by Theresa Conley, Water Advocate from Conservation Colorado. Every living thing requires water. We humans interact with it in a myriad of ways, numerous times a day. But how often do we consider the complexity of that

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  • Backup Butembo

    Backup Butembo

    Thursday, September 11, 4:00pm Colorado Premiere This documentary tells the story of some extremely strong women in Eastern Congo. The region has been disrupted by a bloody conflict for more than 15 years. In the town of Butembo a positive resistance is steadily growing. The people try to

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  • Blue Ruin

    Blue Ruin

    ENDS THURSDAY at the Sie FilmCenter! Blue Ruin is a classic American revenge story that recently won the FIPRESCI International Critics Prize at the Cannes Film Festival where it screened in the Directors’ Fortnight. The film follows a mysterious outsider whose quiet life is turned

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  • Captain Phillips

    Captain Phillips

    ENDS Thursday at the Sie FilmCenter. Nominated for 6 Academy Awards! Including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Supporting Actor. Captain Phillips is a pulse-pounding thriller about the 2009 hijacking of the U.S. container ship Maersk Alabama by a crew of Somali pirates

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  • Cesar's Last Fast

    Cesar's Last Fast

    One Night Only. Monday, March 31st at 7pm. Pre-screening Happy Hour with director Rick Perez. In 1988, Cesar Chavez embarked on what would be his last act of protest in his remarkable life. Driven in part to pay penance for feeling he had not done enough, Chavez began his “Fast for

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  • Craft VIP Reception & Film

    Craft VIP Reception & Film

    VIP Reception & Film w/ filmmaker in-person. Reception starts at 5:30, film starts at 7pm. Ticket price includes: VIP pre-screening reception and beer tasting with filmmaker Craig Noble. For regular, non-VIP tickets to Craft please click Buy Tickets

  • EGFF: THE LAST SURVIVOR

    EGFF: THE LAST SURVIVOR

    Sunday, October 12th at 4:30pm - The Last Survivor is an award winning, feature-length documentary film that presents the stories of four Survivors and their struggle to make sense of tragedy by working to educate a new generation, inspire tolerance and spark a civic response to mass atrocity crimes

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  • Film/STILL: Shadows

    Film/STILL: Shadows

    One Screening Only. Saturday, May 10th at 2pm. This film marks John Cassavetes's directorial debut. Benny (Ben Carruthers) is enmeshed in Manhattan's beat scene. His sister, Lelia (Lelia Goldoni), whose light skin sets her apart from her black siblings, is about to fall deep in love. Hugh

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  • Films on Tap: Animal House

    Films on Tap: Animal House

    ONE NIGHT ONLY! Friday, April 11th at 9:30pm. Films On Tap - You've played drinking games at home, now play them with us! We give you the rules and thanks to Breckingridge Breweries the first 50 guests get their first drink on the house! And because we don't keep score we all win! D

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  • Films on Tap: Showgirls

    Films on Tap: Showgirls

    Seduction, passion and power struggles unfold when the creators of Basic Instinct, director Paul Verhoeven and screenwriter Joe Eszterhas, blow the lid off the seemingly glamorous world of Las Vegas showdancing to create one of the most controversial - and shocking - films of all time.

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  • Flex Is Kings

    Flex Is Kings

    ENDS THURSDAY. Flex Is Kings takes place in the Brooklyn neighborhood of East New York, where high crime rates and diminished opportunities have left young men growing into adulthood few choices and fewer resources, pushing so many to lives dependent on crime and gangs. Yet there is

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  • Her

    Her

    ENDS THURSDAY at the Sie FilmCenter. Set in Los Angeles, slightly in the future, Her follows Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix), a complex, soulful man who makes his living writing touching, personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, he beco

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  • VOICES: Housekeeping

    VOICES: Housekeeping

    In the Pacific Northwest during the 1950's, two young sisters whose mother has abandoned them wind up living with their Aunt Sylvie, whose views of the world and its conventions don't quite live up the most people's expectations.

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  • It Felt Like Love

    It Felt Like Love

    ENDS THURSDAY at the Sie FilmCenter. In this unflinchingly honest and refreshingly unsentimental coming-of-age story, 14-year-old Lila (Gina Piersanti, in a remarkable debut) spends a languid South Brooklyn summer playing third wheel to her promiscuous friend Chiara and Chiara’s boyfriend

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  • Joe

    Joe

    ENDS THURSDAY at the Sie FilmCenter. A gripping mix of friendship, violence and redemption erupts in the contemporary South in this adaptation of the novel by Larry Brown (Big Bad Love), celebrated at once for its grit and its deeply moving core. Joe brings Academy Award winner Nico

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  • Le Chef

    Le Chef

    Saturday June 21 at 12:30pm. Note: Brunch starts at 11:00am, film begins at 12:30pm Toss together a veteran three-star chef, a new CEO who wants him out, a molecular gastronomist whom the CEO wants in, and an incredibly talented and obsessive young chef. Throw in a dash of Japanese high

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  • Mile High Sci-Fi takes on The Last Action Hero

    Mile High Sci-Fi takes on The Last Action Hero

    Friday, April 25th & Saturday, April 26th at 9:30pm Mile High Sci-Fi lends their special brand of live comedy to the 1993 masterpiece! A magic movie ticket gains a young fan unprecedented access to his favorite action hero after being sucked out of his seat and onto the big screen. But

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  • Mood Indigo

    Mood Indigo

    ENDS THURSDAY. Mood Indigo is a true return to form for filmmaker Michel Gondry (The Science of Sleep, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind), exploring the vast landscape of human emotion and imagination. Set in a charmingly surreal Paris, this tragicomic, visionary and roma

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  • National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage

    National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage

    Coming in April! Two shows only. Tickets now available. National Theatre: 50 years on stage To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the National Theatre of Great Britain presents "National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage", bringing together the best British actors for a unique evening of unforget

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  • Nolan: The Dark Knight

    Nolan: The Dark Knight

    ONE SCREENING ONLY! Saturday, October 25th at 5:30pm. A sprawling crime saga running two and a half hours and until recently, the highest-grossing comic-book movie of all time (since surpassed by The Avengers), Nolan’s The Dark Knight is still arguably the greatest superhero

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  • Nymphomanic - The Director's Cut

    Nymphomanic - The Director's Cut

    One Screening Only! The Complete 5 1/2 hours Director's Cut, never shown in theaters! Previously screened as two parts (Volume I and II) now screened as a single film with extra footage and an intermission. NYMPHOMANIAC: VOLUME I is the story of Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg), a sel

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  • Polish: Austeria

    Polish: Austeria

    New Digital Restoration! On the first night of WWI, a variety of refugees seek sanctuary from the advancing Russian army in a country inn owned by a Jewish family in this intimate drama set against the turbulence of history. Boldly literate, Austeria uses a historical setting to for

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  • Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

    Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer

    One-Night Only! Tuesday, January 14th at the Sie FilmCenter. Shortlisted by the Academy for the BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE Oscar! In the winter of 2011, after a controversial election, Vladimir Putin was reinstalled as president of Russia. In response, hundreds of thousands of citize

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  • Raze

    Raze

    ENDS Thursday at the Sie FilmCenter! Awakening after being abducted, Jaime (Rachel Nichols) finds herself in a concrete bunker, and she discovers that she is not alone. She and Sabrina (Zoe Bell), a fellow abductee, both soon realize that they are in a modern day “coliseum” where, along wi

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  • RMPBS Community Cinema: Medora

    RMPBS Community Cinema: Medora

    Community Cinema is a national civic engagement initiative featuring free monthly screenings of films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens.

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  • Royal Shakespeare Company: Two Gentlemen of Verona

    Royal Shakespeare Company: Two Gentlemen of Verona

    Two shows only. Tickets now available! Valentine and Proteus are best friends until they both fall in love with the Duke's daughter Silvia. But Proteus is already sworn to his sweetheart Julia at home in Verona, and the Duke thinks Valentine is not good enough for his Silvia. With frien

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  • Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Europa Report

    Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Europa Report

    Wednesday, July 23rd at the Sie FilmCenter with post-film discussion led by space scientist Ka Chun Yu. The Sci-Fi Film Series is hosted by Vincent Piturro, English and Film professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver. In this nail-biting thriller, a private space-exploration c

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  • Tattered Cover Classic: Ikiru

    Tattered Cover Classic: Ikiru

    Plays Sunday, April 6th at 2pm Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are now $1.00 and available for purchase. A colorless clerk in the parks department learns that he has a terminal illness, and suddenly he breaks out of his lethargy

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  • The Sarnos - A Life in Dirty Movies

    The Sarnos - A Life in Dirty Movies

    The Sarnos - A Life in Dirty Movies is a love story about legendary sexploitation director Joe Sarno, "the Ingmar Bergman of 42nd Street," and his loyal wife and collaborator Peggy.

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  • Top Gun Bingo

    Top Gun Bingo

    Friday July 25th, 9:30pm Ray-bans, cheesy music, sweaty beach volleyball! As if Top Gun couldn’t get any more amazing we’ve added Bingo into the mix. It’s easy - we’ll give you a bingo card filled with clichés like “Maverick breaks the rules” or “over-the-top guitar solo” and call the

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  • Video Games: The Movie

    Video Games: The Movie

    One Night Only! Sunday, July 20th. From executive producer Zach Braff comes an epic feature length documentary chronicling the meteoric rise of video games from nerd niche to multi-billion dollar industry. Featuring in-depth interviews with the godfathers who started it all, the icons of g

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  • Violette

    Violette

    ENDS THURSDAY. The sensual, beautifully photographed period drama Violette is the second biographical feature about a French female artist from writer/director Martin Provost (Séraphine). Violette Leduc (Emmanuelle Devos, Read My Lips, Kings & Queen), born out of wedlock at t

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  • WFFF: Pelada

    WFFF: Pelada

    June 5 - 8, 2014 World Football Film Festival features soccer-centric films, ranging from classics and family-friendly to vintage and impactful documentaries, for four days of screenings and special events to the Sie FilmCenter. Screens Saturday June 7th at 3:15pm. Away from professio

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  • Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

    Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

    One Screening Only! Sunday, December 21st at 2pm. On 35mm film! Mike Nichols' first directorial effort represents a milestone in psychological realism and "foul" language in American cinema. George and Martha, as played superbly and without vanity by Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, a

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  • Young Filmmakers Workshops Animation (3D Animation + Game Design) Class 2014

    Young Filmmakers Workshops Animation (3D Animation + Game Design) Class 2014

    This workshop may be sold out. For current availability, please email Charles Powell at youngfilmmakers@denverfilm.org What: We are proud to partner with the Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design who are hosting this wor

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  • 21 Years: Richard Linklater

    21 Years: Richard Linklater

    With animation, interviews, and film clips, this documentary about writer/director Richard Linklater (Dazed and Confused, School of Rock, Boyhood) is a treat for fans and those unfamiliar with his work. Keanu Reeves, Matthew McConaughey, Billy Bob Thornton, and Julie Delpy tell all

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  • App

    App

    ENDS THURSDAY at the Sie FilmCenter. App is the first film using second-screen technology. To enjoy the enhanced viewing experience, text IRIS to 97000 or search for “Iris - app the film" in the iTunes and Google Play Stores to download the free app before you enter the theater.

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  • VOICES: Bordering on Treason

    VOICES: Bordering on Treason

    Bordering On Treason tells the amazing story of Lorna Tychostup, a single mother and photojournalist who travels to Iraq continuously for nine years to put a human face on a horrific global tragedy. Visiting military units and Iraqi families beyond the green zone, she evolves from naïve civilian to

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  • CineLatino: The Man Behind the Mask

    CineLatino: The Man Behind the Mask

    Come early and pose with Luchadores! Luchadores will be at the theater 11am - 2pm. Lucha Libre fans, here’s everything you wanted to know about El Hijo del Santo, heir to the legendary El Santo. Using interviews with journalists, family members, and the man himself, the documentary narrat

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  • Citizen Koch

    Citizen Koch

    NOW PLAYING exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Money has long played a starring role in politics. But the Supreme Court’s 2010 landmark ruling in Citizens United v. FEC marked seismic shift in how America’s elections are fought and financed. The ruling was engineered in part by corporate a

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  • Closer

    Closer

    One Night Only! Sunday, December 21st at 4:45pm. On 35mm film! Of the award-winning play he both wrote and adapted for the screen, Patrick Marber has said, “Closer is a love story. It's about other things, of course - sexual jealousy, the male gaze, the lies we tell ourselves and t

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  • Dog Day Afternoon

    Dog Day Afternoon

    Friday July 25th, 9:40pm Sidney Lumet's Dog Day Afternoon was a hit when it was released in 1975, and it's not hard to see why. Bank robbers make great folk heroes, and this story was based on real events that took place in Brooklyn's Park Slope in August 1972

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  • Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater

    Double Play: James Benning and Richard Linklater

    One Night Only! Monday, July 21st at 7pm. Gabe Klinger's fascinating look inside the relationship of filmmaking heavyweights Richard Linklater and James Benning. Gabe captures time spent between the Oscar-nominated Linklater (Slacker, Before Midnight, and the upcoming Boyhood<

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  • EGFF Closing Night Presentation: WE CAME HOME

    EGFF Closing Night Presentation: WE CAME HOME

    Sunday, October 12th at 7:00pm - Story of Afghanistan through Afghan American musician, Ariana Delawari. Born in LA, the year the Soviets invade Afghanistan, her home's filled with refugees, Afghan music and her father's dedication to Afghanistan, a country nobody else seemed to care about. After 9/

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  • Fanny

    Fanny

    Saturday June 21 at 2:30pm Part two of the Marseille Trilogy, Fanny settles in for a more intimate look at the travails of Fanny’s life with Panisse, the man who stepped up when her honor was at stake. Thanks to a deal brokered in part by Fanny’s mother and the wise but crusty César

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  • Film/STILL: North by Northwest

    Film/STILL: North by Northwest

    One Screening Only, Saturday, May 10th at 4pm. What if everyone around you was suddenly convinced that you were a spy? This classic from master director Alfred Hitchcock stars Cary Grant as an advertising executive who looks a little too much like someone else and is forced to go on the la

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  • Godzilla: The Japanese Original

    Godzilla: The Japanese Original

    ENDS THURSDAY at the Sie FIlmCenter. While the great Japanese films of the 1950s like Rashomon, Ugetsu, and Seven Samurai have been revered in the U.S. as works of art, Japan’s biggest domestic hit of all, Godzilla, has been fondly regarded here as a classic of “cheesy

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  • VOICES: Her Aim is True

    VOICES: Her Aim is True

    In 1964, a middle-aged self-taught photographer, Jini Dellaccio, began hanging out with raucous garage bands like The Sonics in her backyard, creating startling images and innovative album covers. Soon she was grabbing unprecedented portraits of Neil Young and early performances by bands like The Wh

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  • J'adore: Les Petits Ruisseaux

    J'adore: Les Petits Ruisseaux

    One Night Only! Wednesday, May 21st at 7pm. Émile, a retired widower, leads a peaceful life. He spends his days fishing beside the Loire, or talking with his pals at the village bar. Meanwhile, his friend Edmond, also a solitary retiree, doesn't forget to stay alive and discreetly has nume

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  • Johnny Minotaur

    Johnny Minotaur

    MM Serra will present the premiere of the newly restored 16mm print of Johnny Minotaur. Featuring narration by Allen Ginsberg and Salvador Dali.

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  • Keep On Keepin' On

    Keep On Keepin' On

    This riveting documentary chronicles the seventy-year career of jazz trumpeter Clark Terry, who inspired legions, including Miles Davis and Quincy Jones. At its heart lies the student-teacher relationship between Terry, who is slowly losing his sight, and young blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin

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  • King: A Filmed Record

    King: A Filmed Record

    Special Presentation February 16th at 2pm. King: A Filmed Record from Montgomery to Memphis is the landmark documentary that chronicles the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with hi

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  • Liv & Ingmar

    Liv & Ingmar

    One Screening Only! Sunday, February 9th at 2pm at the Sie FilmCenter. Liv Ullmann and Ingmar Bergman met in 1965 during the filming of Persona. Both were married, and there was a difference in age: Liv was 25, and Ingmar was 47. But none of it mattered. They lived together for five

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  • Mudbloods

    Mudbloods

    ONE NIGHT ONLY! Thursday, October 9th at 7:00pm. Transforming Harry Potter’s fictional competition into a physically demanding, real-life sport, quidditch has secured its place as one of the fastest growing collegiate club sports today. Mudbloods follows the resilient underdogs of t

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  • National Theatre Live: King Lear

    National Theatre Live: King Lear

    Coming in May! Two Shows Only. Tickets now available! Academy Award® winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, American Beauty) returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale (Timon of Athens, Collaborators) in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy. An aged king decides to d

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  • Nolan: The Dark Knight Rises

    Nolan: The Dark Knight Rises

    ONE SCREENING ONLY! Saturday, October 25th at 8:30pm. Still grief-stricken over past losses, billionaire Bruce Wayne is conflicted about once again donning the cape of his lethal alter ego, Batman, but defends Gotham when it's threatened by new foes such as the slinky Catwoman and the sini

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  • Pine Ridge

    Pine Ridge

    Thursday, September 11, 4:15pm Colorado Premiere Nineteen-year-old Bert sits in the shade of a tree in Yo Park. Cassandra Warrior feeds her daughter Diamond Rose. Daniel Runs Close sweats under the sun at Wounded Knee Memorial site. Kassel Sky Little puts his boots on at the Waters Rodeo.

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  • Polish: The Hour-Glass Sanatorium

    Polish: The Hour-Glass Sanatorium

    New Digital Restoration! Magic, dreams, a manor in decay. The Hour-Glass Sanatorium is one of the most original and beautiful films in Polish cinema – a visionary, artistic, poetic reflection on the nature of time and the irreversibility of death. The screenplay is an adaptation of

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  • Polyester

    Polyester

    ONE NIGHT ONLY! Friday, January 24th 9:30pm Screening in conjunction with I am Divine, opening January 10th at Sie FilmCenter. Ladies and gentlemen, the first superstar couple of ‘80s indie cinema: Tab Hunter and Divine! This shocker of a crazed pairing came courtesy of John Waters

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  • Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Alien

    Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Alien

    Wednesday, July 30th at the Phipps IMAX Theater with post-film discussion led by invertebrate zoologist Paula Cushing. The Sci-Fi Film Series is hosted by Vincent Piturro, English and Film professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Note: This screening takes place at the Phipps I

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  • Tattered Cover Classic: Gimme Shelter

    Tattered Cover Classic: Gimme Shelter

    Plays Sunday, May 4th at 2pm Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are now $1.00 and available for purchase. The Mayles Brothers changed the face of documentary filmmaking with their observational style (they called it “direct cinema”)

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  • The German Doctor

    The German Doctor

    ENDS THURSDAY. In Patagonia, 1960, an Argentine family meets a German physician on the long road to Bariloche. The first guest at the family’s newly opened inn, the wealthy doctor ingratiates himself into their home life with his charisma and his scientific knowledge. Little do they know,

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  • The Image Revolution

    The Image Revolution

    One Night Only! Monday, August 11th at 7:30pm. 20 years ago, a group of artists left Marvel Comics to create their own company… a company that continues to influence mainstream comics and culture to this day. Image Comics was more than just a publisher. It was a response to years of creato

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  • The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

    The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz

    NOW PLAYING exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. As a teenager, Aaron Swartz was a computer-programming prodigy with an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. After emerging as a pioneer of Internet activism, education, and politics, he was indicted on multiple federal charges in 2011 and 2012,

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  • WFFF: The Damned United

    WFFF: The Damned United

    June 5 - 8, 2014 World Football Film Festival features soccer-centric films, ranging from classics and family-friendly to vintage and impactful documentaries, for four days of screenings and special events to the Sie FilmCenter. Screens Saturday June 7th at 5:30pm Director Tom Hooper'

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  • Why Don't You Play in Hell?

    Why Don't You Play in Hell?

    ENDS THURSDAY at the Sie FilmCenter. Master filmmaker Sion Sono (Love Exposure; Cold Fish) describes his frenzied, gleeful new masterpiece as “an action film about the love of 35mm.” Based on a screenplay he wrote nearly fifteen years ago, Why Don't You Play In Hell? is among

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  • A Summer's Tale

    A Summer's Tale

    Saturday June 21 at 4:45pm The third film in Eric Rohmer's Tales of the Four Seasons quartet takes place in a resort town in Brittany. Gaspard (Melvil Poupaud) has come to enjoy a vacation with his girlfriend, Lena (Aurelia Nolin). However, Lena has yet to arrive, and Gaspard finds

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  • Awaken The Dragon

    Awaken The Dragon

    ONE NIGHT ONLY! Tues July 22nd at 7:30pm. One and a half million Americans will hear the words “you have cancer” for the first time this year. Thanks to advances in early detection and treatment many will survive and join the ranks of over 10 million who are already considered survivors. H

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  • Burt's Buzz

    Burt's Buzz

    ENDS THURSDAY at Sie FilmCenter. In Burt's Buzz, filmmaker Jody Shapiro takes us into the reclusive backwoods world of beekeeper Burt Shavitz, still committed to living off the land in Maine, as he has since the 1970s, in a renovated turkey coop with no running water. Shapiro explor

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  • Chinese Puzzle

    Chinese Puzzle

    ENDS THURSDAY. In the warm and delightful romantic comedy Chinese Puzzle, Xavier (Romain Duris, Heartbreaker, The Beat That My Heart Skipped), a 40-year-old father of two, still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children (Kelly Reilly) moves from Paris to Ne

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  • CineLatino: The Amazing Catfish

    CineLatino: The Amazing Catfish

    Official Selections of: Toronto International Film Festival, Locarno Film Festival, San Diego Latino Film Festival, Chicago Latino Film Festival. Winner of the International Critics’ Award (FIPRESCI-Discovery) at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, Claudia Sainte-Luce’s feature d

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  • Cinema Q: God Loves Uganda

    Cinema Q: God Loves Uganda

    ENDS THURSDAY at Sie FilmCenter. Shortlisted by the Academy as one of the best 15 docs of the year! God Loves Uganda explores the role of the American evangelical movement in Uganda, where American missionaries have been credited with both creating schools and hospitals an

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  • DocNight: TINY: A Story About Living Small

    DocNight: TINY: A Story About Living Small

    TINY is a documentary about home, and how we find it.

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  • Film/STILL: The 400 Blows

    Film/STILL: The 400 Blows

    One Night Only. Saturday, May 10th at 7:30pm. After young Antoine (Jean-Pierre Léaud) runs away, life on the streets of Paris leads to nothing but trouble and guilt in this gritty feature film debut from legendary director François Truffaut. Though he turns to petty crime to survive, Antoi

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  • Films on Tap: Jumanji

    Films on Tap: Jumanji

    Films On Tap - You've played drinking games at home, now play them with us! We give you the rules and thanks to Breckingridge Breweries the first 50 guests get their first drink on the house! And because we don't keep score we all win! Drink specials run all night long. Robin Williams, at

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  • VOICES: Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way

    VOICES: Geraldine Ferraro: Paving the Way

    Featuring interviews with Bill and Hillary Clinton, George and Barbara Bush, Walter Mondale, and Geraldine Ferraro herself, among others, this is a heartwarming and engrossing portrait of the first woman who was nominated for vice president, whose legacy still reverberates today.

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  • Hairspray

    Hairspray

    ONE NIGHT ONLY! Saturday, January 25th 9:30pm Screening in conjunction with I am Divine, opening January 10th at Sie FilmCenter. Ample teen Tracy Turnblad (Ricki Lake) wants nothing more than to be on the hip local TV dance program, "The Corny Collins Show" -- and when her dream co

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  • Hellion

    Hellion

    ENDS THURSDAY. Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul stars in this riveting drama about a family under siege. Hard-drinking Texas single dad Hollis (Paul) struggles to raise his two boys, including rebellious teenager Jacob (first-time actor Josh Wiggins in a stunning breakthrough performance). Seethi

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  • Czech That Film: Honeymoon

    Czech That Film: Honeymoon

    Director, Jan Hrebejk in person. Reception following the film. A picture-perfect wedding in the Czech countryside takes an unwelcome turn when a black-clad figure crashes the celebrations, eclipsing the new couple's happiness like a shadow over the sun. This mysterious outsider claims to b

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  • Morrissey 25: Live

    Morrissey 25: Live

    One Night Only! Saturday, May 10th at 7:45pm. Please note the new date! Post-screening DJ set with BOYHOLLOW and Mile High Soul Club in Henderson's Lounge! Following on from a sell-out show at LA's Staples Center Morrissey plays his most intimate gig in decades at the famous Hol

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  • National Theatre Live: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

    National Theatre Live: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

    Coming in June! Two Shows Only. Tickets now available! Based on the best-selling novel by Mark Haddon, Adapted by Simon Stephens Following its smash-hit live broadcast in 2012, the National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to cinemas. Ba

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  • Nolan: Insomnia

    Nolan: Insomnia

    ONE SCREENING ONLY! Sunday, October 26th at 5pm. Praised hugely on release, Nolan's studio debut has slipped in critical standing over the last decade. Looking back on the film, that's somewhat unfair -- it's a very strong little thriller, with some of the best acting in any of Nolan's fil

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  • Ping Pong Summer

    Ping Pong Summer

    ENDS THURSDAY at the Sie FilmCenter. The year is 1985. Rad Miracle is a shy 13-year-old white kid who's obsessed with two things: ping pong and hip hop. During his family's annual summer vacation to Ocean City, Maryland, Rad makes a new best friend, experiences his first real crush, become

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  • Polish: Pharaoh

    Polish: Pharaoh

    New Digital Restoration! Something unexpected from Poland in the 1960s: a historical epic set in Ancient Egypt, complete with massive battle scenes and stunningly choreographed musical pieces, about the young ruler Ramses XIII. Riddled with psychological, moral, and philosophical questions

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  • Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

    Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

    One Night Only! Friday, December 5th at 9:30pm. Plus ugly Christmas sweater contest! The children of Mars are in a funk, and nothing on the red planet seems to be able to cheer them up. Martian King Kimar comes up with the only reasonable solution: kidnap Santa Claus from Earth's North Po

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  • Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Gravity: an IMAX 3-D Experience

    Sci-Fi Film Series 2014: Gravity: an IMAX 3-D Experience

    Wednesday, August 6th at the Phipps IMAX Theater with post-film discussion led by space scientist Steve Lee. The Sci-Fi Film Series is hosted by Vincent Piturro, English and Film professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Note: This screening takes place at the Phipps IMAX Theate

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  • Skanks

    Skanks

    Thursday, September 11, 6:30pm. Q&A with filmmaker after the screening. Colorado Premiere ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­In the winter of 2012 a community theatre in Birmingham, Alabama mounted an original musical, "Skanks in a One Horse Town." "Skanks" follows the actors and creators from rehearsal

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  • Snowpiercer

    Snowpiercer

    ENDS Thursday! The surviving members of humanity struggle to survive amidst a world covered in ice on a supertrain where the poor and the rich are constantly at odds in the English-language debut of filmmaker Bong Joon-ho (The Host). Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton and Jaime Bell star.

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  • Tattered Cover Classic: The Browning Version

    Tattered Cover Classic: The Browning Version

    Plays Sunday, June 1st at 2pm Hosted by Howie Movshovitz Presented by Tattered Cover Bookstore and KUNC Radio Tickets are now $1.00 and available for purchase. The film comes from Terrence Rattigan’s play about a teacher at a British public school who is treated badly by everyone he k

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  • WFFF: The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

    WFFF: The Arsenal Stadium Mystery

    June 5 - 8, 2014 World Football Film Festival features soccer-centric films, ranging from classics and family-friendly to vintage and impactful documentaries, for four days of screenings and special events to the Sie FilmCenter. Screens Saturday June 7th at 7:45pm. Arsenal are about t

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  • All Is Lost

    All Is Lost

    ENDS THURSDAY at the Sie FilmCenter. Maybe you missed it, maybe you want to see it on the big screen again... either way we're brining back some of the best films of 2013! 2 Golden Globe nominations including BEST ACTOR! Read Geoffrey MacNab's 5-star movie review of All Is

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  • Army of Darkness

    Army of Darkness

    One Night Only! Sat June 7th at 9:30pm. Before you see Bruce Campbell at Denver Comicon see him on the big screen in one of the films that made him a star! Bound in human flesh and inked in blood, the ancient Necronomicon, or Book of the Dead, transports department store clerk Ash and h

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  • Batman (1943 Serial)

    Batman (1943 Serial)

    FREE! Wednesday, July 23rd at 7:30pm. In recognition of Batman’s 75th anniversary, DC Comics has declared Wednesday, July 23rd "Batman Day". Celebrate by watching 4 episodes of the original 1943 Batman serial. The serial introduced many elements that would later become permanent parts o

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  • Bert Kreischer: I Am The Machine

    Bert Kreischer: I Am The Machine

    Thursday, September 11th, 6:45pm. Q&A with filmmakers after the screening. World Premiere Bert Kreischer: I am the Machine is a documentary following the exploits of comedian and television personality Bert Kreischer on tour. For 8 months the filmmakers went along as Bert traveled the C

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  • CineLatino: Que Caramba es la Vida

    CineLatino: Que Caramba es la Vida

    Ticket price includes post-screening reception and tequila tasting. Reception begins immediately after the film, approx 8:30pm. Official Selection: SXSW Film Festival. Mariachi is an essential part of Mexican culture. It’s more than just music; it's a lifestyle that views the world fro

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  • Czech That Film: Lousy Bastards

    Czech That Film: Lousy Bastards

    Two brothers got separated after their first love for the same girl. Mikulas Rohan is a neurosurgery expert living in the capital having problems with love affairs and alcohol. His brother Richard Rohan is an ex-soldier from Afghanistan taking care of his two daughters living in a small town. Both o

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  • DamNation

    DamNation

    One Night Only! July 7th at 7pm. This powerful film odyssey across America explores the sea change in our national attitude from pride in big dams as engineering wonders to the growing awareness that our own future is bound to the life and health of our rivers. Dam removal has moved beyon

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  • Film/STILL: In Cold Blood

    Film/STILL: In Cold Blood

    One Screening Only. Sunday, May 11th at 2pm. Based on Truman Capote's nonfiction novel of the same name and filmed in the house where the real-life incident occurred, this chilling tale follows two drifters (Robert Blake and Scott Wilson) who allegedly murder a rich Kansas family and flee

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  • VOICES: Glena

    VOICES: Glena

    Glena was living the American Dream: a successful career, two happy children, a long-term relationship, and a beautiful family home. Then one day, with no background or training, she decided to give cage fighting a try. And she was good - really good. But Glena's perfect world begins to unravel: imp

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  • Harmontown

    Harmontown

    ENDS Thursday. Harmontown is a documentary film starring TV writer and producer Dan Harmon (NBC's "Community", Adult Swim’s “Rick and Morty”) as he takes his popular podcast of the same name on a calamitous cross-country tour. Much more than a comedy-tour documentary, the film dire

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  • I Am Divine

    I Am Divine

    ENDS THURSDAY at the Sie FilmCenter. I Am Divine is the story of Divine, aka Harris Glenn Milstead, from his humble beginnings as an overweight, teased Baltimore youth to internationally recognized drag superstar through his collaboration with filmmaker John Waters. Spitting in the

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  • J'adore: Et Toi, T'es Sur Qui?

    J'adore: Et Toi, T'es Sur Qui?

    One Night Only! Wed July 16th at 7pm. Lola Doillon's French-language comedy-drama Et toi, t'es sur qui? (AKA Just About Love?) unfolds at that critical juncture for a group of tightly-knit teenage friends - the moment when each individual considers giving to another the part

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  • J'adore: L'Arbre et la Foret

    J'adore: L'Arbre et la Foret

    One Night Only! Wednesday, February 19th at 7pm. For nearly sixty years, Frederick has harbored a secret. Only his wife and eldest son know the truth about his past. When his son suddenly passes away he's finally forced into revealing the truth to the rest of his family.