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USA , 2012 , 16 min. Reminiscent of John Hughes at his best, this delightful 15-minute film tells the adventures of the very resourceful Philip Weinberg, an unlikely choreographer of the delicate dance of seduction....
USA , 2010 , 10 min. While watching children play at an indoor playground, an attractive man (Wes Bentley) spies an equally attractive woman (Sarah Paulson) and is eager to strike up a conversation despite her obvious disinterest....
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....
The Battle of the Jazz Guitarist
USA , 2012 , 7 min. A documentary tribute to the director’s father, a once-famous jazz guitarist from the Fiji Islands who gave up his career to move to America for the betterment of his family....
The Break-Up Tour
USA , 2012 , 7 min. A couple of tourists find themselves on the most unusual tour of Greenwich Village....
USA , 2011 , 7 min. The imaginative telling of one woman’s quest to find the ideal chair. ...
USA , 2012 , 24 min. Ethan Suplee and Lukas Haas are brothers whose ill-fated trip is sidetracked by the same behavior and issues they’ve faced since childhood....
Double or Nothing
USA , 2011 , 11 min. Clark and Becca are a happy couple whose encounter one night with a homeless man leads to unexpected action and reaction by all....
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....
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....
Australia , 2011 , 8 min. Beth and Simon are young, in love, and celebrating their engagement at a restaurant when they are unexpectedly faced with the reality of what their shared future will look like....
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!...
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....
Harry Grows Up
USA , 2012 , 12 min. The fact that Harry is just 18 months old does not limit his search for love and companionship on the streets of NYC....
Hyde Park on Hudson
United Kingdom , 2012 , 95 min. International affairs must be juggled with the complexities of FDR’s domestic establishment when the president (Bill Murray) and his wife host the king and queen of England in upstate New York as Britain faces imminent war with Germany....
I Am Going to Italy
Bulgaria , 2012 , 25 min. Due to bureaucratic obstacles, the two youngest members of the beleaguered town’s brass band are told they can’t go on the band’s bus tour to Italy. It turns out these boys are as determined and resourceful as they are talented....
John Dies at the End
USA , 2012 , 99 min.
MUST END Thursday, February 28th at the Sie FilmCenter
- 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...
Australia , 2012 , 7 min. Benny adores his unconventional grandfather, with whom he runs the town’s most successful beverage stand....
Living the Dream
USA , 2012 , 15 min. A young gangster has aspirations of quickly moving up the ranks of a modestly sized New Jersey crime syndicate, but soon discovers that cutting corners will lead to troubling consequences....
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....
Love Is Love
Czech Republic , 2012 , 108 min. Czech filmmaker Mila Cieslar explores all kinds of love—gay, straight, parental, rekindled, and blind—in all kinds of weather. A brilliant ensemble cast mixing old and young enlivens this wry, observant comedy written by veteran Martin Horský....
Mar del Plata
Argentina , 2012 , 82 min. When childhood friends and rivals Joaquin and David take a beach vacation together, they run into Elena, Joaquin’s ex-girlfriend, who’s married to Lautaro, a successful novelist. Suddenly their weekend escape isn’t such a getaway anymore in this comedy....
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....
Germany , 2012 , 5 min. As a child adopted into a foreign culture, Mee gets lots of questions about her family, her culture, her language. This humorous animation lets her answer, once and for all....
USA , 2012 , 11 min. A struggling writer (and struggling romantic) searches for that first line that will launch both his labors....
USA , 2005 , 110 min.
Friday and Sunday, October 9 & 11
- 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...
Not That Funny
USA , 2012 , 98 min. In Lauralee Farrer’s romantic comedy, Stefan Lane (Tony Hale,
) learns the girl of his dreams wants a man who can make her laugh, so he goes to great lengths to be that guy. But there’s one problem: he’s just not that funny....
Iceland , 2011 , 90 min. Hapless engineer Larus enters a farce of small-town bedlam when he flees his wife’s infidelity, his disastrous career, and his loopy parents. Backing an effort to revive a slaughterhouse, he must gather his own resources to rescue the town and his life....
Czech Republic , 2012 , 113 min. Four famous Czech actors join forces to make a film that could boost their careers, but they quickly run into all manner of absurdist obstacles on the way to success in director Marek Najbrt's mock documentary....
United Kingdom , 2012 , 97 min. Making his directing debut at age 75, Dustin Hoffman brings an optimistic take on aging to this dramatic comedy about a houseful of retired—but still very much kicking—theater folk....
Return to the World of Dance
USA , 2011 , 7 min. An instructional guide for those perplexed by the postmodern condition....
USA , 2012 , 88 min. Tuna is headed to Central Park with an offbeat group of comrades for a friend’s wedding. As their conversation—from inane to profound—unfolds and wedding plans go awry, the pals’ faults and insecurities are exposed. Writer/director Onur Tukel stars....
The Rooster Must Die
United Kingdom , 2012 , 6 min. Obviously inspired by a pivotal scene in
, villagers are forced to call on the one man who knows how to handle a rogue, and very noisy, rooster. ...
Silver Linings Playbook
USA , 2012 , 117 min. David O. Russell explores the dysfunctional family in his darkly comic adaptation of Matthew Quick’s novel. Released from a psychiatric facility into the care of his not-so-sane parents, Pat Solatano finds solace in the company of a psychotic young widow....
Somebody Up There Likes Me
USA , 2012 , 75 min.
NOW PLAYING through April 4th at the Sie FilmCenter
Director Bob Byington (SDFF 32 People’s Choice Award-winning
Harmony and Me
) creates an offbeat energy by brilliantly pairing established actors and non-actors in this comedic fable about a man watching his life fly by. Max (Keith Po...
Stand Up Guys
USA , 2012 , 94 min. Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, and Alan Arkin star in this action comedy as retired gangsters reunited for one epic night. The three try to compensate for missed decades of crime, drugs, and sex, but one has been put in an impossible quandary....
Step Right Up
United Kingdom , 2012 , 10 min. When his ex-wife cancels the party for his son’s eighth birthday, Dan decides to improvise, and brings along the best clown for the job....
USA , 2012 , 6 min. Jarod is excited about his second date with Scarlett tonight, but what does it mean when she sends a surrogate? ...
Struck by Lightning
USA , 2012 , 84 min.
MUST END Thursday, January 17th! Presented by Cinema Q! Official Selection - 35th Starz Denver Film Festival!
- High school senior Carson Phillips (Chris Colfer) was destined for bigger things than his close-minded small town could ever offer. He was on a path to...
Denmark , 2011 , 99 min. Passion, love, wine, soccer and divorce are the subjects of Danish director Ole Christian Madsen’s dramatic comedy, set in Buenos Aires. With a lively cast of Danes and Argentinians, the film delves into their souls while finding laugh-out-loud humor....
USA , 2011 , 87 min. In Daniel Schechter’s movie about a movie, two best friends are a sharp co-editing team brought in to polish a substandard romantic comedy. Problems in their own off-duty relationships spill over into their workdays. A smart New York buddy flick....
Time of My Life
Belgium , 2012 , 118 min. Belgian politician Mario Verstraete’s fight to legalize euthanasia takes on profound meaning when he suffers a debilitating disease. This fact-based film shares both the joy of his life and his decision’s shattering effects on friends and family....
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