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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...
WFFF: The Life and Times of Paul the Psychic Octopus
USA , 2012 , 72 min. 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....
28 Hotel Rooms
USA , 2012 , 82 min. Matt Ross takes a new approach to filmmaking with this collage of hotel-room scenes between lovers who are married to other people yet find themselves falling deeper and deeper into a profound relationship....
An Evening With Andy Garcia
USA , 2001 , 106 min. Join us this Friday, November 9th, 9:30pm, as Governor John Hickenlooper presents the incomparable Andy Garcia with the inaugural George Hickenlooper Honorary award at the L2 Arts and Culture Center....
Any Day Now
USA , 2011 , 96 min. A flamboyant drag performer (Alan Cumming) and a straitlaced and tightly closeted district attorney are would-be permanent custodians of a teenager with Down syndrome in 1979 Southern California....
USA , 1963 , 119 min. Join us in welcoming Tippi Hedren to the 35th Starz Denver Film Festival. We are proud to present a special screening of
, where Ms. Hedren will be presented with the Mayor’s Award for Career Achievement....
Dark Days: Colorado Shorts
83 min. A selection of the brightest Colorado filmmaking talent, showcasing their darker side....
Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie
USA , 2012 , 90 min.
MUST END Thursday, June 27th at the Sie FilmCenter
- Before entire networks were built on populist personalities, before reality morphed into a TV genre, the masses fixated on a single, sociopathic star: controversial talk-show host Morton Downey Jr. In the late...
The Fitzgerald Family Christmas
USA , 2012 , 99 min. Writer/director/star Ed Burns revisits the Irish-American roots of
The Brothers McMullen
, his 1995 Sundance breakout hit, for this holiday dramedy about a family reluctantly allowing a visit by the clan’s patriarch after a 20-year absence....
USA , 2012 , 80 min. Angry law school dropout Jillian has to hand out ice cream samples after a night of heavy drinking. Hung over, she doles out more than her customers bargain for as she faces her own existential dilemma. Jesse Eisenberg and Tippi Hedren contribute....
Grassroots Premiere & ROCK THE 'FEST at the Bluebird Presented by Reel Social Club
USA , 2012 , 97 min. Come ROCK THE 'FEST with Reel Social Club at the Special Presentation premiere of GRASSROOTS followed by the only Rock the Vote concert in Denver at the Bluebird Theater!...
Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters
USA , 2012 , 77 min.
MUST END Thursday, January 10th! Winner! Maysles Brothers Best Documentary Award - 35th Starz Denver Film Festival!
An acclaimed photographer with the eye of a filmmaker, Gregory Crewdson has created some of the most gorgeously haunting pictures in the history of the medium. His meticulousl...
United Kingdom , 2012 , 93 min. A troubled detective becomes obsessed with a woman he meets near a murder scene. He eventually begins to see the connection between her and the crime, but his own desperation keeps him from pinpointing her as a suspect....
The Impact of Childhood Domestic Violence
90 min. A panel with Brian F. Martin, founder, The Childhood Domestic Violence Foundation; Rita Smith, executive director, National Coalition Against Domestic Violence; and Lynda A. Hansen, producer,
The Children Next Door
. Moderated by Robert Denerstein....
The Iran Job
Germany , 2012 , 93 min.
MUST END Thursday, June 13th at the Sie FilmCenter
- When American basketball player Kevin Sheppard accepts a job to play in one of the world's most feared countries - Iran - he expects the worst. But what he finds is a country brimming with generosity, acceptance...
Jayne Mansfield’s Car
USA , 2012 , 122 min. Two families are brought together in 1969 by the death of a woman who was married to Jim (Robert Duvall) and then to Kingsley (John Hurt). There is tension among three generations of men whose notions of manhood are shaped by their exposure to combat....
Journey to Planet X
USA , 2012 , 78 min. Scientists Eric Swain and Troy Bernier moonlight as amateur science-fiction filmmakers.
Journey to Planet X
chronicles the making of their latest low-budget “epic.” Their contagious enthusiasm will have viewers rethinking just what defines art....
One on One with Neil LaBute
Since his scorching debut with
In the Company of Men
(1997), director Neil LaBute has brought his consistently provocative voice to American cinema. Robert Denerstein’s conversation will follow a showing of a quartet of short films by LaBute, each exploring the dark side of sex, love, and rom...
Australia , 2012 , 103 min.
MUST END Thursday, July 11th at the Sie FilmCenter
- Inspired by a true story, the dramatic comedy The Sapphires follows four vivacious, young and talented Australian Aboriginal girls from a remote mission as they learn about love, friendship and war when their all-g...
Ireland , 2012 , 101 min. When a young Irish mother (Andrea Riseborough) is arrested for planting an IRA bomb in a London subway, she must choose between separation from her son and threatening the safety of her brothers....
USA , 2012 , 104 min. Unsettling and riveting,
follows a young woman’s progress through aimless, druggy days as she navigates a highly questionable career choice and a moral dilemma. Dree Hemingway delivers a standout performance....
Violeta Went to Heaven
Chile , 2011 , 110 min. Chilean singer-songwriter Violeta Parra became an international sensation with her passionate songs about love and oppression. This dramatization of her life depicts this talented, volatile woman’s sorrows and triumphs as she seeks her place in the world....
We Are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists
USA , 2012 , 95 min. Computer hackers known as “Anonymous” practice civil obedience online. Their targets range from a racist radio talk-show host to Scientology to PayPal.
We are Legion: The Story of the Hacktivists
documents these cyber warriors’ evolution...
Zombie Town Hall Meeting
120 min. George Romero, Max Brooks and Steven Schlozman in a live, trans-generational salon talk on the rise of zombie fandom, the role and impact of the modern zombie on popular culture, and practical matters like how to zombie-proof your car....
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