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  • Benny


    USA , 2011 , 14 min. An overweight teenager revisits an old friend—who is now a personal fitness trainer.... more
  • Bob and the Monster

    Bob and the Monster

    USA , 2011 , 87 min. Documentarian Keirda Bahruth spent six years tracing the rise, fall, and near-miraculous return of Thelonious Monster frontman Bob Forrest—from arrogant young singer-songwriter poised for megastardom to heroin-addled wreck to compassionate addiction counselor.... more
  • 13th and Pearl

    13th and Pearl

    USA , 2011 , 22 min. A group of small-business owners are forced to band together when their new landlord unveils some eccentric ideas for redeveloping the entire block.... more
  • 8 Second Dance

    8 Second Dance

    USA , 2011 , 7 min. An animated “documentary” chronicling the rise of Bart Taylor—professional bull rider.... more
  • All in All

    All in All

    USA , 2011 , 13 min. Tonight’s the last night of Christian summer camp; what will it mean for the newly forged bond between Marissa and Jeremy?... more
  • American Animal

    American Animal

    USA , 2011 , 95 min. Jimmy is sick. But Jimmy is tired of being sick, so this morning, Jimmy decides he is no longer sick—he’s happy. An existential fantasy set in a downtown LA loft, Matt D’Elia’s debut feature walks the line between silliness and madness, all the while nodding to classic cinema. Jimmy, it’s showtime!... more
  • American Homes

    American Homes

    USA , 2011 , 12 min. The complete animated history of 1,800 years of American architecture ... in 12 minutes!... more
  • American Teacher

    American Teacher

    USA , 2011 , 81 min. Coproduced by Dave Eggers and narrated by Matt Damon, American Teacher chronicles the lives of four teachers living and working in disparate communities today, detailing their proud accomplishments and frustrating sacrifices.... more
  • Andaluz


    USA , 2004 , 6 min. A traveler's love letter to Andalucía, this film is homage to the culture, landscape, and architecture of southern Spain. ... more
  • Andrew Bird: Fever Year

    Andrew Bird: Fever Year

    USA , 2011 , 80 min. In Milwaukee in 2009, documentary filmmaker Xan Aranda caught up with Chicago-based musical prodigy Andrew Bird to capture him onstage over the course of two nights. A classically trained violinist, Bird also sings, plays glockenspiel, and whistles operatically.... more
  • Bad Fever

    Bad Fever

    USA , 2011 , 77 min. Dustin Guy Defa’s dramatic feature debut is a wrenching portrait of lonely souls roaming an empty city in desperate need of connection. Kentucker Audley is astonishing as true antihero Eddie, a would-be stand–up comic attempting to win the heart of a drifter.... more
  • Bayou Black

    Bayou Black

    USA , 2010 , 12 min. In this award-winning film, single dad Willy Jones struggles to make a living by trapping swamp rats. When his neighbor accuses him of poaching, things take a desperate turn.... more
  • Be Still

    Be Still

    USA , 2011 , 17 min. Seeking redemption for past misdeeds, a loner and petty criminal reaches out to his estranged young son during a trek to the local carnival.... more
  • Bench Seat

    Bench Seat

    USA , 2011 , 19 min. It’s Glee as written by caustic maestro Neil LaBute when a couple discusses the “next step” in their romance.... more
  • Beyond Iconic

    Beyond Iconic

    USA , 2011 , 75 min. The works of late photographer Dennis Stock may be better known than he ever was, but in Hanna Sawka Hamaguchi’s documentary he holds forth with the same eloquence, clarity, and confidence that characterizes his images (including the iconic portrait of James Dean in Times Square).... more
  • The Big Chill

    The Big Chill

    USA , 1983 , 105 min. Lawrence Kasdan’s classic tale of reunited friends growing older and more or less wiser first screened at the Denver International Film Festival in 1985 as part of a three-film tribute to the actor Jeff Goldblum.... more
  • Big Muddy

    Big Muddy

    USA , 2011 , 15 min. This short follows Andy, a teenage outlaw, forced into a life of crime by his nefarious mother Martha and her ne'er-do-well boyfriend Tommy—until a mysterious drifter, Donovan, shows up to settle a score.... more
  • Burma: A Human Tragedy

    Burma: A Human Tragedy

    USA , 2011 , 85 min. Ongoing yet largely ignored, the horrific genocide of ethnic minorities throughout Burma is brought under close and grisly scrutiny in this secretly filmed documentary, which also exposes the rulers who live in luxury as their people suffer.... more
  • But I Love You

    But I Love You

    USA , 2011 , 12 min. Dasha, a young Russian-American girl, faces a difficult decision when she learns about an unexpected pregnancy.... more
  • Butter


    USA , 2011 , 91 min. 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... more
  • Cinema Q presents: Chely Wright - Wish Me Away

    Cinema Q presents: Chely Wright - Wish Me Away

    USA , 2011 , 96 min. 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... more
  • Clay


    USA , 2011 , 5 min. A woman accuses a man she meets in the elevator of being the louse with whom she had a one-night stand. ... more
  • The Color Wheel

    The Color Wheel

    USA , 2011 , 83 min. 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... more
  • Come On Down and Pick Me Up

    Come On Down and Pick Me Up

    USA , 2011 , 9 min. This doc paints the portrait of Fred Kress—a man within weeks of dying from terminal liver disease. After receiving the diagnosis, Fred turned his room into a neon hallucination, covering it with fluorescent alien masks... more
  • Commerce


    USA , 2011 , 17 min. A spiraling compulsion threatens to alienate a businessman completely from his family—and leads to a chance meeting that could save or destroy him.... more
  • The Cycle of Life

    The Cycle of Life

    USA , 2011 , 7 min. Striking digital animation unfolds in a metaphorical exploration of the parallels between botanical and human development.... more
  • The D Train

    The D Train

    USA , 2011 , 5 min. Acclaimed found-footage filmmaker Jay Rosenblatt’s latest is the study of a man reflecting on how quickly his life is passing.... more
  • The Dancer

    The Dancer

    USA , 2010 , 12 min. In a remote village in India, an 11-year-old orphan boy finds a family and discovers that life is indeed a dance.... more
  • Daughters of the Dust

    Daughters of the Dust

    USA , 1991 , 112 min. Julie Dash's evocative 1991 portrait of three generations of proud Gullah women—the descendants of slaves living in isolation off the South Carolina coast—is at once a study of family conflict and a vivid history lesson about the impending loss, in 1902, of vital cultural traditions.... more
  • Deaf Jam

    Deaf Jam

    USA , 2011 , 70 min. Deaf Jam speaks volumes, often without a sound. Judy Lieff’s uplifting documentary follows the evolution of American Sign Language (ASL) and one young deaf woman’s journey from childhood frustration with the hearing world to triumph as a signed-word artist in poetry slam competitions.... more
  • The Descendants

    The Descendants

    USA , 2011 , 110 min. 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 Descendantsmore
  • The Director

    The Director

    USA , 2011 , 1 min. A film director insists on making a movie “her way.”... more
  • The Dish and The Spoon

    The Dish and The Spoon

    USA , 2010 , 90 min. In Alison Bagnall’s often humorous, always poignant indie drama, a hysterical wife seeks revenge on her straying husband by forming an unlikely friendship with a vulnerable British boy. Rising stars Greta Gerwig and Olly Alexander turn in utterly luminous performances.... more
  • DocNight: Still

    DocNight: Still

    USA , 2011 , 60 min. 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... more
  • The Dungeon Master

    The Dungeon Master

    USA , 2011 , 13 min. On a lark, Shane and Cooper decide to revisit their youthful geekdom by scheduling a night of Dungeons and Dragons. It is all fun and games until they meet a master who has never left the kingdom.... more
  • The Dust Machine

    The Dust Machine

    USA , 2011 , 15 min. A highly imaginative visual journey into a dark, microscopic world—and a meditation on the absurdities of the technological era.... more
  • The Dynamiter

    The Dynamiter

    USA , 2011 , 73 min. In rural Mississippi, teenaged Robbie cares for his elderly grandmother and young half-brother while his absentee mother sends the occasional postcard. The return of older brother Lucas threatens the little stability this makeshift family has—and it’s up to Robbie to defend it... more
  • El Sicario, Room 164

    El Sicario, Room 164

    USA , 2010 , 80 min. In Gianfranco Rosi's chilling documentary, a nameless former Mexican hitman (or sicario) sits, black-hooded and cold-blooded, in a Juárez hotel room, describing his 20-year career as an executioner and torturer for notorious drug cartels—and revealing the vast corruption in Mexican politics... more
  • An Evening with Judy Greer

    An Evening with Judy Greer

    USA , 90 min. Judy Greer will receive the 2011 John Cassavetes Award for following a clips program highlighting her distinguished career.... more
  • Family Dance

    Family Dance

    USA , 1996 , 1 min. During the 1990s Aqua produced and animated over two dozen short segments for Sesame Street. Here are three of those segments, selected by her husband and soundtrack collaborator Ken Field.... more
  • Fish Out Of Water: Joyride

    Fish Out Of Water: Joyride

    USA , 2011 , 4 min. It ain’t easy teaching a sock puppet how to drive.... more
  • Flor de Muertos

    Flor de Muertos

    USA , 2010 , 86 min. Flor de Muertos examines the realities of living on two borders at once—one between life and death, the other between Tucson and Nogales. This unconventional documentary combines social commentary with a Day of the Dead concert film featuring the moody indie outfit Calexico.... more
  • Four Cubic Feet of Space

    Four Cubic Feet of Space

    USA , 2011 , 8 min.
  • The FP

    The FP

    USA , 2011 , 83 min. 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... more
  • The Future Is Behind You

    The Future Is Behind You

    USA , 2004 , 21 min.
  • Give Up Tomorrow

    Give Up Tomorrow

    USA , 2011 , 95 min. Seven years in the making, Give Up Tomorrow chronicles the nightmarishly bizarre case of a young man wrongfully convicted yet still serving time for rape and murder in the Philippines, exposing a major miscarriage of justice that resonates here and now.... more
  • Grandpa Looked Like William Powell

    Grandpa Looked Like William Powell

    USA , 2010 , 4 min. A little piece of family history leads to a charming discovery.... more
  • Green


    USA , 2011 , 73 min. Writer-director-costar Sophia Takal’s unflinching exploration of triangulated romance follows Genevieve and Sebastian from Brooklyn to a remote farm in the South, where they form an easy friendship with their neighbor, Robin. But suspicion and jealousy soon set in.... more
  • The Green

    The Green

    USA , 2011 , 90 min. Steven Williford's contemporary drama unfolds in a quiet Connecticut town where a gay high-school teacher (Jason Butler Harner) is accused of molesting a student—fomenting crises for him, his partner (Glee's Cheyenne Jackson), their lesbian lawyer (Julia Ormond), and the outraged locals.... more
  • Ground Zero/Sacred Ground

    Ground Zero/Sacred Ground

    USA , 1997 , 9 min. In New Mexico, an ancient Native American petroglyph site lies 35 miles from the site of the world's first atomic bomb test. The juxtaposition of these sites points to the striking contrast between the two worlds that created them.... more

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