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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....
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?...
USA , 2011 , 19 min. It’s
as written by caustic maestro Neil LaBute when a couple discusses the “next step” in their romance....
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....
Netherlands , 2010 , 10 min. A precocious 12-year-old boy on vacation entertains the hotel staff with his creative tales of writing and apple juice....
USA , 2011 , 91 min.
MUST END Thursday, October 18th!
- 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...
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. ...
The Day He Arrives
South Korea , 2011 , 79 min. South Korean director Hong Sang-soo provides a self-referential, seriocomic portrait of a brawling, drunken, desperate film director in crisis, combining elements of
with the man-in-a-wheel repetitions of
USA , 2011 , 1 min. A film director insists on making a movie “her way.”...
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....
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?...
Fish Out Of Water: Joyride
USA , 2011 , 4 min. It ain’t easy teaching a sock puppet how to drive....
Canada , 2011 , 90 min.
MUST END Thursday, April 26th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax
- From writers Jay Baruchel and Evan Goldberg (
) and Canadian cult director Michael Dowse (
) comes this hilarious tale that just may knock
Japan , 2010 , 95 min. Koji Fukada’s delightful
tells the story of a man who turns the quiet life of the Kobayashi family upside down when he comes to work in their print shop. Not merely an outrageous farce, the film also smartly explores—and critiques—many Japanese cultural norms....
Jeff Who Lives at Home
USA , 2011 , 83 min. Mumblecore masters Jay and Mark Duplass set their new comedy about two mismatched brothers in Baton Rouge. Upstanding Pat (Ed Helms) suspects his wife of cheating, so he brings Jeff (Jason Segel)—the dreamy pot smoker living in Mom's basement—along for some goofy detective work....
Finland , 2011 , 103 min.
looks like a 1960s B-movie, but its storyline is wholly contemporary. Finland’s official entry for best foreign-language film at next year’s Academy Awards offers a light-hearted look at shoeshine man Marcel’s efforts to provide safe harbor for a young African immigrant....
Life Is a Bitch
Czech Republic , 7 min. Being as free as a bird is not necessarily an enviable condition....
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...
Man Without a Cell Phone
France , 2011 , 78 min. In Palestinian-Israeli director Sameh Zoabi's humorous yet politically acute first feature, an aimless dreamer in his twenties (Razi Shawahdeh) is reluctantly drawn into the fray when his ferociously committed father (Basem Loulou) decides that an Israeli cellphone tower is poisoning the residents....
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....
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....
The Presence of Joseph Chaikin
USA , 2011 , 87 min. Troy Word's enlightening documentary examines the daring life of innovative Open Theater founder Chaikin, who was obsessed with mortality, God, and a few other Great Questions—not least because rheumatic heart disease threatened to take his life from the age of six onward....
Canada , 2010 , 8 min. The retirement home is all atwitter in anticipation of Rhonda’s 100th birthday celebration....
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...
Sasquatch Birth Journal 2
USA , 2010 , 5 min. You have to see it to believe it: “rare” footage of the legendary Bigfoot giving birth....
Small, Beautifully Moving Parts
USA , 2011 , 73 min.
MUST END Thursday May 31st!
- Sarah Sparks is a freelance “technologist” who repairs everything from new computers to old-fashioned radios and considers it part of her job to interview strangers in public places about the role technology plays in their lives. When...
A Stan Needs a Maid
USA , 2011 , 15 min. This comedic short starts with the attempted robbery of a hoarder—and ends with a desperate ploy to clean his house....
Netherlands , 2010 , 11 min. Len is on the playground when he meets a classmate who offers to introduce him to the mysteries of the fairer sex. There’s only one condition: Len must learn what to do with a stick....
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....
USA , 2011 , 6 min. Set on the streets of Brooklyn,
is a multicultural mash-up involving two Talmudic students, a pair of Catholic nuns, and a brand-new suit....
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....
Tord and Tord
Sweden , 2010 , 11 min. Tord meets his new neighbor…Tord....
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....
Germany , 2011 , 8 min. A tragicomic animated short about an old woman, who, to the horror of her son, is cooking up a meal in the middle of the night for her long-deceased friends....
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