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  • Rising from Ashes

    Rising from Ashes

    USA , 2012 , 82 min. MUST END Thursday, August 29th at the Sie FilmCenter Two worlds collide when cycling legend Jock Boyer moves to Rwanda to help the first Rwandan National Cycling Team in their six year journey to compete in the Olympic Games in London. Setting out against impossible odds both Jock and the te... more
  • The ABCs of Death

    The ABCs of Death

    2012 , 125 min. MUST END Thursday, March 14th at the Sie FilmCenter Digital presentation - From the directors of House of the Devil, Hobo with a Shotgun, A Serbian Film, Tokyo Gore Police, You’re Next, and many more comes the genre event of 2012. Twenty-six directors. Twenty-six ways to die. ... more
  • All In

    All In

    Argentina , 2012 , 110 min. This romantic comedy deals poker player Uriel a mixed hand. A divorced father of two, he’s on a winning streak with women, but when former love Gloria shows up he thinks he might want to play for keeps. Only problem, he’s used to bluffing.... more
  • The American Scream

    The American Scream

    USA , 2012 , 91 min. From the director of Best Worst Movie (SDFF 32) comes this documentary about “home haunters,” dedicated folk who spend all year transforming their homes into neighborhood haunted houses for Halloween.... more
  • The Amityville Horror

    The Amityville Horror

    USA , 1979 , 117 min. The classic that terrified a generation, based on paranormal events said to have befallen the Lutz family upon moving into a Long Island home. James Brolin and Margot Kidder star.... more
  • Animation Station Screening

    Animation Station Screening

    50 min. A screening of the short animated films created during the 2014 animation station workshops. Using traditional animation techniques, participants created a short film in a one day workshop for budding young animators (ages 6-17).... more
  • Austrian Avant-Garde

    Austrian Avant-Garde

    77 min. A package of eight new provocative, cutting-edge works from some of Austria’s leading filmmakers.... more
  • Barbara

    Barbara

    Germany , 2012 , 105 min. An East German doctor who has been banished from 1980s Berlin finds comfort in her skills and her patients. She must weigh her dedication to her patients when given the chance to reunite with her West German lover.... more
  • Bay of All Saints

    Bay of All Saints

    USA , 2012 , 74 min. Nicknamed “The Capital of Happiness,” Bahia, Brazil, is anything but for residents of the palafitas, slum dwellings perched on stilts above mounds of garbage in the filthy bay. Bay of All Saints director Annie Eastman spent six years documenting their plight.... more
  • Bestiaire

    Bestiaire

    Canada , 2012 , 72 min. Denis Côté looks at the fascinating interplay of human beings and exotic animals in this partially staged documentary, filmed at Quebec’s Parc Safari. He suggests a kind of loneliness we may not grasp—and that the creatures are curious about us, too.... more
  • Bitter Moon

    Bitter Moon

    France , 1992 , 139 min. On his second honeymoon, a sedate Englishman gets caught up in sex games with an S&M dominatrix and her angry, disabled husband. Roman Polanski’s twisted psychological thriller features standout performances by Hugh Grant and Peter Coyote.... more
  • Butch Walker: Out of Focus

    Butch Walker: Out of Focus

    USA , 2012 , 82 min. You may not know the name, but you’ve almost certainly heard the music of the man in the documentary Butch Walker: Out of Focus. The personal film portrays the compelling life of one man’s love for his family and his pursuit of great music.... more
  • Caesar Must Die

    Caesar Must Die

    Italy , 2012 , 76 min. Incarcerated mafiosi stage Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar in this documentary by the legendary Taviani brothers. The film finds deep pleasure in impassioned performances, and in the effect they have on the audience and on the prisoners themselves.... more
  • Camion

    Camion

    Canada , 2012 , 94 min. When widower Germain, an experienced truck driver, gets into a horrific accident, his life changes dramatically. His two grown sons return home to help him deal with his ensuing depression, and the time together has unforeseen consequences for all.... more
  • Casting By

    Casting By

    USA , 2012 , 89 min. A love letter to legendary casting director Marion Dougherty, featuring the likes of Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Woody Allen, Glenn Close, and Martin Scorsese, plus a wealth of great clips. You don’t have to be a film buff to love this engaging doc.... more
  • Chasing Ice: A Conversation

    Chasing Ice: A Conversation

    90 min. Join the local team behind Chasing Ice in conversation about the making of the film.... more
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    Close Encounters of the Third Kind

    USA , 1977 , 137 min. 35th anniversary! In Steven Spielberg’s classic, a simple power-line worker’s world is thrown into disarray when he becomes obsessed with a place where something spectacular is about to happen.... more
  • Color of the Ocean

    Color of the Ocean

    Germany , 2011 , 95 min. Writer/director Maggie Peren weaves the lives of her three main characters—a disgruntled cop, a benevolent tourist, and an illegal immigrant—into a story of intrigue set in the Canary Islands. In Color of the Ocean, no good deed goes unpunished as their fates intertwine.... more
  • Consuming Spirits

    Consuming Spirits

    USA , 2012 , 134 min. Meticulous pencil drawing, collage, cutout, and stop-motion animation combine to weave a spell in a tale of three tormented souls with closely guarded secrets in an Appalachian town. Chris Sullivan’s film is a haunting ride for all who take the trip.... more
  • Death Proof w/ Zoe Bell Award Presentation

    Death Proof w/ Zoe Bell Award Presentation

    USA , 2007 , 121 min. Join us at this very special Watching Hour showing as we present actress/stuntwoman Zoe Bell (Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2) with the 35th Starz Denver Film Festival Rising Star Award and show the rarely screened Cannes cut of Quentin Tarantino's 2007 hit film Death Proof!... more
  • The Enigma of Frank Ryan

    The Enigma of Frank Ryan

    Ireland , 2012 , 90 min. Believing that his enemy’s enemy is his friend, IRA hero Frank Ryan took root in Berlin, only to find at a later date that his Nazi hosts’ hospitality came at the cost of his own integrity. Archival footage enriches this dramatization of Ryan’s war years.... more
  • film/STILL: An Evening with Stacey Steers

    film/STILL: An Evening with Stacey Steers

    90 min. Stacey Steers’s labor-intensive films are composed of thousands of individual, handmade works on paper. Her films have screened at festivals and museums worldwide. She is this year’s recipient of the Denver Film Society's Stan Brakhage Vision Award.... more
  • Family Law

    Family Law

    Argentina , 2006 , 102 min. Drawing from his own life, writer-director Daniel Burman explores the relationship between father-and-son lawyers of Polish-Jewish extraction. The dramatic comedy is set to lilting klezmer music in bustling Buenos Aires.... more
  • Flower Buds

    Flower Buds

    Czech Republic , 2011 , 91 min. The characters in Zdenek Jiráský’s unblinking vision of small-town Czech Republic life face tedium and depression in the uncertain aftermath of Stalinist totalitarianism. Vladimír Javorský stars as a defeated railroad worker and slot-machine junkie.... more
  • Gayby

    Gayby

    USA , 2012 , 89 min. Boundaries are tested when best friends Jenn and Matt both decide to stop waiting for “Mr. Right” and attempt to conceive a child together “the old-fashioned way.”... more
  • Germania

    Germania

    Argentina , 2012 , 75 min. A Volga German family on a farm in northern Argentina is beset by a mysterious plague, and some neighbors suspect divine punishment. Argentinian director/writer Maximiliano Schonfeld’s drama provides no answers.... more
  • Grand Illusion

    Grand Illusion

    France , 1937 , 114 min. MUST END Thursday, December 20th! Brand NEW 35mm presentation! - WWI, and it’s a POW camp for French man-of-the-people flyboy Jean Gabin and aristocratic staff observer Pierre Fresnay after they’re shot down by equally aristocratic German Erich von Stroheim. But meanwhile there are ... more
  • The Happiness of Others

    The Happiness of Others

    Canada , 2011 , 101 min. A May-December pairing throws two families into chaos when the young woman becomes pregnant by her 50-year-old boyfriend. His grown children are envious of their father’s love for the unborn child, while her parents see in him a grandfather.... more
  • Headshot

    Headshot

    Thailand , 2011 , 105 min. An ex-cop in Bangkok becomes a hit man targeting above-the-law criminals and corrupt politicians. Surviving a shot to the head, he awakens seeing the world upside down and is left to reflect on the consequences of his actions, both karmic and immediate.... more
  • The International Sign for Choking

    The International Sign for Choking

    USA , 2012 , 80 min. Former exchange student Josh returns to Buenos Aires to work on a film, but can’t fit in. He meets fellow American Anna; there’s a mutual attraction, but Josh’s feelings of alienation spoil any chances of a relationship.... more
  • Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet

    Jason Becker: Not Dead Yet

    United Kingdom , 2012 , 87 min. Jesse Vile’s documentary about Jason Becker, a metal guitarist and decades-long survivor of Lou Gehrig’s disease, tells of a man’s indomitable spirit. Surrounded by family and friends, Becker continues to compose by means of computer technology.... more
  • John Dies at the End

    John Dies at the End

    USA , 2012 , 99 min. MUST END Thursday, February 28th at the Sie FilmCenter Digital Presentation - In JOHN DIES AT THE END, it’s all about the Soy Sauce, a drug that promises an out-of-body experience with each hit. Users drift across time and dimensions. But some who come back are no longer human. Sudden... more
  • Katia's Sister

    Katia's Sister

    Netherlands , 2008 , 85 min. A 13-year-old Russian girl in Amsterdam tries to make sense of her life as her mother and sister enter the grim world of stripping and streetwalking. Mijke de Jong’s poignant family drama explores the hard choices many immigrants are forced to make.... more
  • The King of Pigs

    The King of Pigs

    South Korea , 2011 , 97 min. In this powerful animated film aimed at adults, two South Korean classmates meet and relive the horrors of being bullied during their middle-school years. The former lower-class “pigs” find hidden meaning in the death of a friend who was the only one to stand up to the merciless oppression.... more
  • La Camioneta

    La Camioneta

    USA , 2012 , 71 min. A document of the beauty, joy, fear, and danger that surround an ordinary vehicle. An American school bus auctioned off for a few thousand dollars finds new life in the hills of Guatemala, where organized crime rules the lives of all who pass through.... more
  • Lena

    Lena

    Netherlands , 2011 , 119 min. Overweight and lonely Lena, 17, lives with her passive-aggressive mother. Lena thinks that by having sex, boys will like her. She winds up in an unlikely relationship with the handsome Daan, who’s got a secret that threatens her idyllic new life.... more
  • Liv & Ingmar X

    Liv & Ingmar X

    Norway , 2012 , 75 min. Based on Liv Ullmann’s 1977 book Changing, this touching doc is a love letter to acclaimed Swedish director Ingmar Bergman from his lover, muse and longtime friend. Their 45-year relationship is revealed through film clips, photos and letters.... more
  • Lost Embrace

    Lost Embrace

    Argentina , 2003 , 100 min. Young Ariel is searching for his identity while spinning his wheels as a clerk in his mother’s lingerie shop in a second-rate shopping mall. His mother’s explanation of why his father abandoned the family before he was born doesn’t ring true for him.... more
  • Masterplan

    Masterplan

    Argentina , 2012 , 87 min. In this comedy, Mariano dumps his beloved vintage car after a fraud scheme goes wrong. Increasingly worried about getting caught—and about his impending marriage—he befriends a vagrant who’s taken up residence in the car, and gains a new attitude.... more
  • Mutual Appreciation

    Mutual Appreciation

    USA , 2005 , 110 min. Friday and Sunday, October 9 & 11 35mm presentation - Alan (Justin Rice), a musician whose band has just broken up, shows up in New York to support his burgeoning rock and roll career. He starts by searching for a drummer for a show he’s already lined up and otherwise goes about the m... more
  • My Name Is Ki

    My Name Is Ki

    Poland , 2011 , 93 min. Ki is a twentysomething free spirit with a two-year-old boy by her deadbeat boyfriend. She loves her son dearly, but chooses to pawn him off on friends so she can party and drink. She dumps her boyfriend and finds a new place to live for her and her son... more
  • Pearblossom Hwy

    Pearblossom Hwy

    USA , 2012 , 78 min. Small-town friends Anna and Cory drift into lives they had not foreseen as they try to connect with those they love. SDFF alum Mike Ott combines a feature-film narrative with his actors’ personal journals for a story with a strong sense of disconnection.... more
  • Pincus

    Pincus

    USA , 2012 , 78 min. After becoming sole caretaker for his Parkinson’s-patient dad, slacker Pincus learns some life lessons despite himself. Director David Fenster drew from his experiences caring for his own father.... more
  • Ricky on Leacock

    Ricky on Leacock

    France , 2012 , 89 min. In pioneering lightweight cameras with their own sound systems, Richard Leacock was a seminal figure in documentary filmmaking. His protégé, Jane Weiner, used Leacock’s own innovations over several decades to capture his life, his work, and his teaching.... more
  • Salt

    Salt

    Argentina , 2011 , 112 min. A writer in search of authentic experience to help him produce a believable film script finds himself in a horrific predicament. A local drug lord in the middle of Chile’s driest desert mistakes him for a heroic gunslinger whom he’s been itching to kill.... more
  • A Shape of Error

    A Shape of Error

    USA , 2011 , 65 min. Abigail Child creates an experimental Super-8 montage dramatizing the life of author Mary Shelley. Layering it with excerpts from Shelley’s diaries and her husband’s poetry, Child poses the events of their lives against the dangerous ideas of their time.... more
  • Shun Li and the Poet

    Shun Li and the Poet

    Italy , 2011 , 100 min. Shun Li bartends in a sleepy fishing village to pay off a debt that will enable her son to join her in Italy. When she meets Bepi, a retired Slavic fisherman who is also a poet, their unlikely friendship is met with disapproval by locals.... more
  • Snackbar

    Snackbar

    Netherlands , 2012 , 83 min. In this docudrama, a group of displaced Moroccan boys habituate a Rotterdam snack bar owned by a likable Turk named Ali. These “lost” boys rob, steal, do drugs, and beat one another up, all while Ali tries to be an uncle to them.... more
  • So Long, Stooge

    So Long, Stooge

    France , 1983 , 93 min. French director, screenwriter, producer, and actor Claude Berri (Jean de Florette) directed this gritty crime drama. Ex-cop Lambert has bottomed out but finds a new reason to live when he decides to avenge the murder of a young drug dealer.... more
  • Stages

    Stages

    Netherlands , 2007 , 80 min. Intimacy, isolation and their strange correspondence are at the heart of Stages, which gauges the ambivalence of a middle-aged ex-couple as they meet to dwell on the circumstances both of their divorce and of their deeply withdrawn 17-year-old son.... more

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