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15 Summers Later
Norway , 2011 , 5 min. Laila is surprised to run into an old beau who has a very different recollection of their long-ago romance....
Austria , 2011 , 81 min. The world of Adam, his girlfriend Anna, and their friends Conrad and Carmen is comfortable, but they seem as detached and aimless as they are clean-cut and pretty. Director Richard Wilhelmer captures subtle exchanges and awkward moments to build toward a horrifying climax....
Angele and Tony
France , 2010 , 87 min. Filming entirely on location in Port-en-Bessin, Alix Delaporte delivers an unconventional love story about the transformative power of kindness....
Finland , 2011 , 108 min. In Finnish writer-director Oskari Sipola’s debut feature,
, chance encounters with the bewitching Juli change the trajectory of earnest Aku’s summer. But the passage to adulthood is a rocky one in this combination road movie and coming-of-age tale....
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....
USA , 2011 , 19 min. It’s
as written by caustic maestro Neil LaBute when a couple discusses the “next step” in their romance....
Bosnia , 2010 , 113 min. Set in Bosnia in the early 1990s, Danis Tanovic’s period drama explores the uncertainty of a country on the brink of war through the metaphor of a divided family. Diviko Buntic returns home after 20 years to face an estranged wife, a son he never knew, and a past that’s at odds with his future....
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. ...
Canada , 2010 , 21 min. On the clock as a lifeguard at the local pool, a 16-year-old boy meets a mysterious older woman who demands solitude for her morning swims—and who has more secrets than he can even begin to fathom....
France , 2011 , 94 min. Featuring slapstick and sparse dialogue, this engaging frolic stylistically resembles the greats of the silent-film era. Dom, a hotel night clerk, finds himself granted three wishes by newly arrived guest Fiona, a self-proclaimed fairy. He asks for a scooter and enough petrol for life—but then what?...
Food and the Maiden
Japan , 2010 , 75 min. From first-time Japanese writer-director Minoru Kurimura comes this simultaneously haunting and charming exploration of the neuroses surrounding nourishment. Three interweaving plots show how the main characters’ troubles are as much about relationships as mealtimes...
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....
USA , 2011 , 88 min.
MUST END Thursday, June 28th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax
- Walking an isolated line between solitude and redemption, Josh Lucas stars in his first leading dramatic role in HIDE AWAY. Directed by Chris Eyre (Smoke Signals), HIDE AWAY follows the story of a s...
USA , 2011 , 10 min. A taxidermist coolly goes about his business....
Like Crazy After Party at Beta
USA , 2011 , 88 min. Drake Doremus fashions the heartbreaking tale—already dubbed the “
for a new generation”—of a British college student and an American classmate whose passionate love affair is put to the test when she violates her visa and gets deported....
USA , 2011 , 90 min. When Byron (Paul Batiste) isn’t with one of his many girlfriends, you’ll find him smoking dope at his ex-wife’s house—until the day he’s inspired by a television preacher to become a monk. Through twists and turns, Byron eventually finds exactly what he seeks from life in Zack Godshall’s dark comedy...
Love Like Poison
France , 2010 , 93 min. In this sensitive French drama, teenager Anna returns from boarding school to her Breton village to find herself in a broken home. Surrounded by a dying grandfather, a hysterical mother, an absent father, and a conflicted priest, she navigates sexual temptation and religious hypocrisy alike....
Italy , 2011 , 87 min. The recipient of this year’s Maria and Tommaso Maglione Italian Filmmaker Award, Massimo Natale’s feature debut explores the father-son bond that develops between a young Italian boy and an American Army captain as they focus on the important things in life: love, family, and surfing....
Denmark , 2011 , 130 min.
MUST END Thurs Jan 26th
- In this beautiful movie about the end of the world, Justine (Kirsten Dunst, Best Actress Award winner at the Cannes International Film Festival) and Michael (Alexander Skarsgård of "True Blood" and Straw Dogs) are celebrating their marriage ...
USA , 2010 , 9 min. A charming documentary that traces what happens to the romantics who place entries on Craigslist’s Missed Connections board....
One. Two. One.
Iran , 2011 , 79 min. Iranian painter-turned-filmmaker Mania Akbari explores the divide between body and soul against the wholly contemporary background of electronic communication, where love letters are composed on cell phones and close encounters seem far removed for a once-pretty girl who has been disfigured....
Belgium , 2010 , 98 min. In this observant, intimate Belgian drama, a group of young cystic fibrosis patients explore life on borrowed time. This could be relentlessly grim subject matter—but thanks to director Hans Van Nuffel, writer Jean-Claude van Rijckeghem, and a spirited cast,
Czech Republic , 2010 , 26 min. After an accident kills her boyfriend, guilt-stricken Emily travels to Prague to confront Petr’s mother and father about their son’s unborn child....
The Piano Teacher
Austria , 2001 , 131 min. A decade after winning the grand prize at Cannes, Michael Haneke's harrowing study of a sexually repressed music professor (the brilliant Isabelle Huppert) and the teenage piano student she draws into a firestorm of mutual obsession continues to haunt audiences around the world....
USA , 2010 , 80 min. In Colorado-based filmmaker Josh Hyde’s charming feature-narrative debut, cultures collide when a young American girl and a streetwise Peruvian boy meet in Cuzco. Dirt-poor, he sells postcards on the plaza; she’s a privileged tourist. Will romance break the barriers between them—or vice-versa?...
The Salt of Life
Italy , 2011 , 90 min.
MUST END Thursday, May 10th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax
- In his warm and witty follow-up to the 2010 sleeper hit Mid-August Lunch, writer-director-actor Gianni Di Gregorio has created another sparkling comedy—this time with a dash of the bittersweet. In The Salt...
Netherlands , 2010 , 132 min. Director Maria Peters dramatizes the impossible-but-true story of a middle-class Dutch wife and mother and a black Surinamese immigrant who fall in love, have a child, and navigate the terrors of Nazi-occupied Holland—all the while harboring Jews in their attic....
Splitscreen: A Love Story
United Kingdom , 2011 , 2 min. A man and a woman, thousands of miles apart, share so much in this clever film, shot entirely on a cell phone....
USA , 2011 , 75 min. Goh Nakamura cowrote, composed the soundtrack for, and stars as himself in cowriter-director Dave Boyle’s warm, funny, and ultimately stirring relationship comedy about a small-time San Fransisco musician with much to confront and little to lose....
Czech Republic , 2010 , 6 min. Two strangers sneak into a public pool after hours and are delighted to discover that they are synchronized swimmers—and may even be soulmates....
Tales of the Waria
USA , 2010 , 56 min. Chinese-American documentarian Kathy Huang takes a fascinating look at Indonesia's
—men living as women—that plays havoc with the usual Western notions of Muslim intolerance and gender identity. In the city of Makassar, at least, the waria are clearly accepted as equals...
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing
USA , 2001 , 104 min. On April 3, 2002, The Starz FilmCenter opened its doors for the first time as the year-round home of the Denver Film Society with the film
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing
Time and Love
USA , 2010 , 7 min. Sonny has been carrying a torch for Katie since the sixth grade. It’s about time that he makes sure she knows....
Time to Spare
Netherlands , 2011 , 100 min. In a tragicomedy of errors, Dutch writer-director Job Gosschalk focuses on a pair of devoted siblings—a gay music teacher in his 40s and his doomed younger sister—as they search for romantic love, suffer betrayals, and, in the end, find a tender sort of grace....
Two's a Crowd
USA , 2011 , 19 min. This affectionate documentary profiles quintessential New Yorkers Allen and Collette, who, after four years of marriage, decide to move in together....
Canada , 2011 , 23 min. A love story about city girl Sydney, a relapsed drug addict who is convinced to journey to a country cabin by her fiancé in order to clean up....
Web of Lies
USA , 2011 , 10 min. A man on the edge, a woman with a past, and a cop with a secret populate this gritty noir throwback that ends, of course, with a twist....
Young Goethe in Love
Germany , 2010 , 100 min. “It’s more than truth. It’s poetry,” explains the romantic heroine of
The Sorrows of Young Werther
. The same can be said of Philipp Stölzl’s
Young Goethe in Love
, a sumptuous period romance about the early experiences that led Johann Wolfgang von Goethe to write the epistolary novel...
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