Denver Film Society
Starz Denver Film Festival
How to Fest
Your search by 'Coming of Age' identified
USA , 2011 , 14 min. An overweight teenager revisits an old friend—who is now a personal fitness trainer....
United Kingdom , 2010 , 14 min. Inspired by true events in Baghdad, this award-winning short follows a young boy on what turns out to be an tragically eventful day....
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....
Netherlands , 2010 , 85 min. Dutch director Margien Rogaar fashions a gentle portrait of a suburban family in transition: the grandfather is dying; the teenage granddaughter yearns to be a woman; her little brother is betrayed by his best friend; and the youngest sibling glimpses mortality in her love for grandpa....
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....
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....
USA , 2011 , 73 min. In rural Mississippi, teenaged Robbie cares for his elderly grandmother and young half-brother while his absentee mother sends the occasional postcard. The return of older brother Lucas threatens the little stability this makeshift family has—and it’s up to Robbie to defend it...
I Am a Girl!
Netherlands , 2010 , 15 min. Joppe is a happy girl whose life is only slightly complicated by the fact she was born a male....
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....
USA , 2010 , 88 min. What begins as
Boyz n the Hood
for the 21st century soon transforms into a retelling of
On the Road,
with urban youth standing in for the Beat Generation. When Dwight accidentally kills a young girl in a failed drive-by shooting, he flees the scene, and his past...
New Broken Calculator
USA , 2010 , 6 min. When a lonely boy gives up on a long-held dream, he never suspects a new friend is just a few locker doors away....
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?...
Protect The Nation
Germany , 2010 , 16 min. Against the backdrop of xenophobic attacks in his neighborhood, a young boy wrestles with the distinction between right and wrong....
Staging Hope: Acts of Peace in Northern Uganda
USA , 2010 , 98 min. This documentary follows a group of American actors to war-torn northern Uganda, where they lead teenagers from an internal displacement camp in a drama workshop....
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....
Israel , 2011 , 12 min. Tasnim, a strong and opinionated 10-year-old, lives with her mother and siblings in a neglected Bedouin village. A surprise visit from her father forces her, for the first time in her life, to confront the conservative norms of the family tribe and the fact that she is no longer daddy's little girl....
USA , 2010 , 14 min. Set on the imperiled coast of Louisiana, this is the meditative story of a brother and sister who encounter unexpected trouble when they venture deep into the swamp in search of the mythic ivory-billed woodpecker....
The Laying on of Hands
USA , 2010 , 8 min. Unlike just about any documentary you’ll see this year, this unusual story about martial arts and faith healing is told through the use of found footage....
The Vacuum Kid
USA , 2011 , 12 min. Being a local celebrity isn't easy, especially for a 12-year-old kid with a curious obsession....
Till Summer Comes
Italy , 2011 , 16 min. If Nicholas, Daniel, and Lollo join forces, can they save their friendship in the face of divisive fate?...
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....
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...
By Film Program
Argonaut Wine & Film Series
Contemporary World Cinema
Environment in Focus
Eye on Films
Festival de Cine Mexicano
First Look Student Film Section
Focus on a National Cinema: South Korea
Focus on Japanese Cinema, Art, & Culture
Homages & Tributes
Last Picture Show At the Starz FilmCenter
New Directors Showcase
Red Carpet Events
Reel Social Club
Spotlight on Colorado
The Watching Hour
Women + Film
Young Filmmakers Workshop
Coming of Age
Anaquad Kleinert, J
Hoffová , M
von Bahr, N
Boettcher Concert Hall
Ellie Caulkins Opera House
Knights of Columbus Hall
L2 Arts and Culture Center
Starz FilmCenter - Gallery 30
Tivoli Student Union
List All Films
Follow Us On Twitter
Find Us On Facebook
Become a Member
Volunteer With Us
Sign up for our Email Newsletter
SIE FilmCenter - 2510 East Colfax, Denver, CO 80206
Denver Film Society Administrative Offices – 1510 York, 3rd Floor, Denver, CO 80206
© Denver Film Society 2011 All rights reserved.
Site powered by: