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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....
USA , 2011 , 19 min. It’s
as written by caustic maestro Neil LaBute when a couple discusses the “next step” in their romance....
The Bengali Detective
United Kingdom , 2011 , 110 min. Rajesh is a private investigator in Kolkata who’s passionate about his family, his job—and fancy footwork. This one-of-a-kind documentary follows the chubby detective as he tries to crack murder, counterfeiting, and adultery cases as well as win a national TV dance contest....
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....
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...
Canada , 2011 , 7 min. Veteran director Marv Newland teamed with animator Kunal Sen to create a kaleidoscope of shapes and sizes inspired by standardized printing symbols. The music of Lisa Miller, performed by the Quatuor Bozzini Quartet, sonically captures the riot of colorful images....
The Cycle of Life
USA , 2011 , 7 min. Striking digital animation unfolds in a metaphorical exploration of the parallels between botanical and human development....
USA , 2011 , 83 min.
Special Late-Night Engagement MUST END Thursday, March 22nd at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax
- 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...
India , 2010 , 87 min. With the nickname of Asshole, the titular character in this raw exemplar of anti-Bollywood realism serves as a punching bag to all around him. Initially, Gandu finds escape in rap music—but soon escape itself becomes a trap in this fearless, frenetic vision of modern vice in India....
USA , 2011 , 3 min. Bay Area artist Jerry Ross Barrish re-creates the mystique of the legendary Marlene Dietrich in the form of a found-object sculpture....
More to Live For
USA , 2011 , 83 min. In
More to Live For
, Noah Hutton follows three cancer patients in a desperate search for the one bone-marrow donor that could save them. Connected in their fight for survival, they’re on a singular mission—to bring awareness about bone marrow donation....
Never Make It Home
USA , 2011 , 76 min. Split Lip Rayfield toured the heartland for 10 years playing “acoustic, scorched-earth slamgrass.” Then passionate frontman Kirk Rundstrom was diagnosed with fatal esophageal cancer—but he knew exactly what to do....
One Night Stand
USA , 2011 , 74 min.
One Night Stand
joyfully documents the anxiety, camaraderie, and artistry that unfold when Broadway’s best actors, writers, composers, and directors collaborate to create and perform four mini-musicals in 24 hours for an annual fundraiser in New York City....
Play Like a Lion
USA , 2011 , 72 min. “Emperor of Melody” Ali Akbar Khan brought Indian classical music to the United States in 1955; his son Alam has dedicated his life to keeping Khan’s legend alive. This documentary tribute explores their loving relationship and extraordinary musical influence....
Canada , 2011 , 7 min. Under the influence of a Rachmaninoff scherzo, a man follows his desires into the unknown, through a whirlwind of music and movement....
South Korea , 1993 , 112 min. Three Korean
singers travel by foot through the countryside, their convoluted stories revealed in a series of flashbacks. Director Im Kwon-taek began his career as a maker of commercial films; after encountering the pansori tradition, he got down to more serious work....
Shapes in the City
USA , 2011 , 5 min. Abstract shapes from a painting escape the frame in order to spend a night on the town in the “city that never sleeps.”...
USA , 2011 , 5 min. On a cold winter's day, a lone, once-loved piano awaits its fate on a New York City street....
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....
The Lost Town of Switez
Canada , 2010 , 20 min. An epic Polish poem is the source of this beautiful animated fable about the destruction of a medieval town; 3D and other special effects combine to create a mesmerizing experience set to an orchestral score....
The Wonderful Family of Divas
USA , 2011 , 67 min.
The Wonderful Family of Divas
is a toe-tapping, finger-snapping look at one of America’s most musically influential families. Through one-on-one interviews and archival footage, festival regular Gary Keys introduces us to the fabulous Drinkard Singers....
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