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Any Day Now
USA , 2011 , 96 min. A flamboyant drag performer (Alan Cumming) and a straitlaced and tightly closeted district attorney are would-be permanent custodians of a teenager with Down syndrome in 1979 Southern California....
Art of Conflict
Ireland , 2012 , 73 min.
UPDATE: The John Cassavetes Award presentation will take place on Saturday, November 10 at the
Art of Conflict
screening at ELLIE CAULKINS OPERA HOUSE. Additional tickets available!
The Aviation Cocktail
USA , 2012 , 96 min.
NOW PLAYING through Thursday, May 2nd at the Sie FilmCenter Official Selection of the 35th Starz Denver Film Festival Director and cast in-person after the 7:15pm show on Saturday, April 27th!
- Three World War II veterans learn that life back home can also be h...
CCYL: Chinatown Community Young Lions
USA , 2011 , 14 min. The art of the lion dance is celebrated with the Chinatown Community Young Lions. This Chinese New Year club has been presenting this rhythmic dance to New Yorkers for 40 years....
Argentina , 2011 , 112 min. Benjamin Ávila’s coming-of-age tale of a boy living under an assumed name during Argentina’s military dictatorship is based on the director’s experience. While Juan’s parents continue guerrilla activities, he only wants to have a normal life....
Dead Man's Burden
USA , 2012 , 93 min. In this Western with a film noir-twist, director Jared Moshé lets details of the plot unfold in tantalizing dribbles. A young couple working a desolate farm in 1870 New Mexico will do anything that needs to be done to get away....
Ginger & Rosa
United Kingdom , 2012 , 90 min.
NOW PLAYING through April 11th at the Sie FilmCenter
- London, 1962. Two teenage girls—Ginger and Rosa (Elle Fanning and Alice Englert)—are inseparable; they play truant together, discuss religion, politics and hairstyles, and dream of lives bigger than their moth...
France , 1937 , 114 min.
MUST END Thursday, December 20th!
Brand NEW 35mm presentation!
- WWI, and it’s a POW camp for French man-of-the-people flyboy Jean Gabin and aristocratic staff observer Pierre Fresnay after they’re shot down by equally aristocratic German Erich von Stroheim. But meanwhile there are ...
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....
Irish Folk Furniture
Ireland , 2012 , 9 min. Using a combination of live action and animation techniques, and a commitment to a “green” film shoot, Tony Donoghue (SDFF 34) presents a contemplative study of how abandoned hand-built furniture is brought back to life in rural Ireland....
It Was My City
Iran , 2012 , 8 min. The film begins in extreme close-up and in one impressive single shot widens to see a wide array of ordinary people living their lives against the backdrop of war....
USA , 2011 , 23 min. Viktor, a Soviet-born NYC cabdriver, picks up a young Russian tourist. The passenger’s mysterious tattoos lead the two to discover they share an unlikely bond created by a doomed mission decades ago....
Germany , 2012 , 109 min.
NOW PLAYING through April 4th at the Sie FilmCenter Official Selection of the 35th Starz Denver Film Festival
- Left to fend for themselves after their SS officer father and mother, a staunch Nazi believer, are interned by the victorious Allies at the end of Worl...
Denmark , 2012 , 103 min. Based on the life of artist Marie Krøyer, this tragic costume drama is suffused with the beautiful light that drew Marie and her famous husband to live and work on Denmark’s beautiful northernmost promontory, Skagen. But something’s rotten in Denmark....
USA , 2012 , 11 min. A struggling writer (and struggling romantic) searches for that first line that will launch both his labors....
Poland , 2011 , 94 min. In Wojciech Smarowski’s award-winning, haunting tale, Rose, a Pole, faces brutal persecution after WWII when Poland, Germany, and Russia all lay claim to the Masuria region. Tadeusz escapes his own violent past, and the two develop a deep and mature love....
Australia , 2012 , 103 min. Exuberant renditions of classic Motown tunes carry this upbeat musical comedy/drama, based on the true story of a talented all-Aboriginal Australian girl group who win a contest to tour Vietnam entertaining American troops—and often dodging bullets....
Ireland , 2012 , 101 min. When a young Irish mother (Andrea Riseborough) is arrested for planting an IRA bomb in a London subway, she must choose between separation from her son and threatening the safety of her brothers....
USA , 2012 , 19 min. A young woman affected by the madness of the French Revolution sets out to avenge her losses by murdering the radical journalist and voice of the revolution Jean-Paul Marat....
The Tobacco King
USA , 2011 , 21 min. After his family farm is confiscated in Zimbabwe, a white farmer attempts to begin again in Zambia. This provocative documentary explores race, history, and work in postcolonial southern Africa....
Turning a Corner
USA , 2012 , 5 min. A chance encounter leads a poor kid from Brooklyn with college dreams to fight the fates for a chance to change his life....
USA , 2012 , 15 min. A veteran radio star struggles with the transition from radio to television in the mid-1950s....
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