DocNight Archive

DocNight Archive

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  • DocNight: America The Beautiful

    DocNight: America The Beautiful

    USA , 2008 , 105 min.
    Director: Darryl Roberts Director Darryl Roberts In-Person! 35mm presentation - Filmmaker Darryl Roberts goes on a two year journey to examine America’s new obsession; physical perfection. In America the Beautiful, we learn secrets, confessions, and strikingly harsh realities as Roberts unearths the or... more
  • DocNight: Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo

    DocNight: Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo

    USA , 2009 , 90 min. Special Showing at the Museum of Nature and Science IMAX theater With Director Jessica Oreck and DMNS Entemologist Frank Krell (plus the Museum’s beetle collection on site)! Post-film reception following. Digital presentation - The Museum of Nature and Science and the Denver Film Soc... more
  • DocNight: Big Rig

    DocNight: Big Rig

    USA , 2007 , 120 min.
    Director: Doug Pray Director Doug Pray In-Person! Big Rig is a broad portrait of modern America as seen through the eyes of long-haul truck drivers. Spanning 21,000 miles, 45 states, and dozens of truck stops, director Doug Pray and producer Brad Blondheim (the team who created Scratch) went far b... more
  • DocNight: Bomb It

    DocNight: Bomb It

    USA , 2007 , 93 min.
    Director: Jon Reiss Director Jon Reiss In-Person! Bomb It is the explosive new documentary from award-winning director Jon Reiss investigating the most subversive and controversial art form currently shaping international youth culture: graffiti. Through interviews and guerilla footage of graffiti writer... more
  • DocNight: The Brothers Warner

    DocNight: The Brothers Warner

    USA , 2009 , 90 min.
    Director: Cass Warner Director Cass Warner In-Person Digital presentation - This is the inside story of the little known major player in the Warner Bros. studio legend, Harry Warner, honest Abe, visionary Sam, and volatile Jack – the original Hollywood independent filmmakers. This close-knit band of brothe... more
  • DocNight: The Devil Came On Horseback

    DocNight: The Devil Came On Horseback

    USA , 2007 , 85 min.
    Director: Ricki Stern , Annie Sundberg Directors Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg In-Person! Using the exclusive photographs and firsthand testimony of former U.S. Marine Captain Brian Steidle, this documentary takes the viewer on an emotionally charged journey into the heart of Darfur, Sudan, where an Arab-run government is system... more
  • DocNight: Died Young Stayed Pretty

    DocNight: Died Young Stayed Pretty

    Canada , 2009 , 95 min.
    Director: Eileen Yaghoobian MUST END September 24 Digital Presentation - Died Young, Stayed Pretty is a candid look at the underground poster culture in North America. This unique documentary examines the creative spirit that drives these indie graphic artists. They pick through the dregs of America’s sch... more
  • DocNight: Flow

    DocNight: Flow

    USA , 2008 , 84 min.
    Director: Irena Salina Director Irena Salina In-Person! 35mm presentation - Water is the essence of life, sustaining every living being on this planet. But the global water supply isn't just at risk, it's already in crisis. Director Irena Salina reveals the emerging global catastrophe: African plumbers reco... more
  • DocNight: For The Love of Movies - The Story of American Film Criticism

    DocNight: For The Love of Movies - The Story of American Film Criticism

    USA , 2009 , 80 min.
    Director: Gerald Peary Director Gerald Peary IN-PERSON! Digital presentation - For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism is the first documentary to dramatize the rich saga of American movie reviewing. Directed by Boston Phoenix critic, Gerald Peary, For the Love of Movies offers an insid... more
  • DocNight: Fuel

    DocNight: Fuel

    USA , 2008 , 112 min.
    Director: Joshua Tickell Director Josh Tickell In-Person! 35mm presentation - Fuel is an insightful portrait of America’s addiction to oil and an uplifting testament to the immediacy of new energy solutions. Director, Josh Tickell, a young activist, shuttles us on a whirlwind journey to track the risin... more
  • DocNight: Girls on the Wall

    DocNight: Girls on the Wall

    USA , 2009 , 62 min.
    Director: Heather Ross Director Heather Ross In-Person! Digital presentation - The teenage girls of Warrenville Prison are not your average delinquents. Having "graduated" from juvie to prison, these are the kids most likely to remain in the correctional system their whole lives. They are also some of the ... more
  • DocNight: The Gits

    DocNight: The Gits

    USA , 2007 , 80 min.
    Director: Kerri O'Kane Director Kerri O'Kane and producer Jessy Bender In-Person *Above photo copyrighted - Lucy Hanna* The Gits chronicles the tragic story of one of the most influential bands to emerge from the Seattle music underground. With an innovative sound that coupled hardcore punk with hea... more
  • DocNight: The Greening Of Southie

    DocNight: The Greening Of Southie

    USA , 2008 , 73 min.
    Director: Ian Cheney , Curt Ellis Co-Director Ian Cheney IN-PERSON In partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council Colorado Chapter Digital presentation - Set on the storied streets of South Boston, The Greening of Southie is a feature documentary about Boston's first residential green building, and the skeptical... more
  • DocNight: Haze

    DocNight: Haze

    USA , 2008 , 81 min.
    Director: Pete Schuermann Thursday, January 22 @ 7pm Hosted by Lisa Kennedy, Film Critic, The Denver Post IN PERSON: Director Pete Schuermann On the afternoon of September 16, 2004, 18-year-old Lynn Gordon Bailey Jr. pledged Chi Psi Fraternity at the University of Colorado. The next morning he was found dead, a v... more
  • DocNight: Herb & Dorothy

    DocNight: Herb & Dorothy

    USA , 2008 , 91 min.
    Director: Megumi Sasaki Digital presentation - This documentary tells the extraordinary story of Herbert Vogel, a postal clerk, and Dorothy Vogel, a librarian, who managed to build one of the most important contemporary art collections in history with very modest means. In the early 1960s, when very little attention... more
  • DocNight: King Corn

    DocNight: King Corn

    USA , 2007 , 88 min.
    Director: Aaron Woolf Director Aaron Woolf IN-PERSON! America's fast-food empire is fueled by a secret ingredient: corn. High fructose corn syrup makes the sodas sweet, corn-fed beef makes the burgers fat, and corn oil crisps the fries. As college buddies Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis find out, their junk food genera... more
  • DocNight: Kings of Pastry

    DocNight: Kings of Pastry

    USA , 2009 , 84 min.
    Director: Chris Hegedus , D.A. Pennebaker Q& A with directors D.A. Pennebaker & Chris Hegedus followed by reception with desserts from Keegan Gerhard's d bar desserts! Digital presentation - Imagine a scene never before witnessed: Sixteen French pastry chefs gathered in Lyon for three intense days of mixing, piping and sculpting ... more
  • DocNight: Manda Bala

    DocNight: Manda Bala

    USA , 2007 , 85 min.
    Director: Jason Kohn Director Jason Kohn IN-PERSON Brazil is known for its beautiful beaches, lush rain forests, and vibrant culture. However, in recent years, the country has developed more of a reputation for corrupt politicians, kidnapping, and plastic surgery. Manda Bala(Send a Bullet) artfully conne... more
  • DocNight: Meeting Resistance

    DocNight: Meeting Resistance

    USA , 2007 , 84 min.
    Director: Molly Bingham , Steve Connors Directors Molly Bingham and Steve Conners In-Person Meeting Resistance enters the physical and psychological heart of Baghdad's resistance and through the narratives of eight active "insurgents" creates an exclusive, unique, and at once horrifying, compelling and insightful film about... more
  • DocNight: Moving Midway

    DocNight: Moving Midway

    USA , 2007 , 95 min.
    Director: Godfrey Cheshire Director Godfrey Cheshire In-Person! 35mm presentation - Godfrey Cheshire's richly observed film about his family's Southern plantation - and the colossal feat of moving it to escape urban sprawl - is a thoughtful and witty look at the lingering remnants and still-powerful mythology o... more
  • DocNight: Note By Note-The Making of Steinway L1037

    DocNight: Note By Note-The Making of Steinway L1037

    USA , 2007 , 81 min.
    Director: Ben Niles Director Ben Niles In-Person Digital presentation - Note By Note is a documentary that follows the creation of a Steinway concert grand, #L1037— from forest floor to concert hall. It explores the relationship between musician and instrument, chronicles the manufacturing process... more
  • DocNight: Stripped - Greg Friedler's Naked Las Vegas

    DocNight: Stripped - Greg Friedler's Naked Las Vegas

    USA , 2010 , 77 min.
    Director: David Palmer Colorado Photographer Greg Friedler IN-PERSON Digital presentation - In August of 2007, director David Palmer set off on a journey with avant-garde photographer Greg Friedler to capture his shooting of the fourth and final book in his critically acclaimed "Naked" series - for the firs... more
  • DocNight: Strongman

    DocNight: Strongman

    USA , 2009 , 113 min.
    Director: Zachary Levy Director Zachary Levy IN-PERSON Winner! Grand Jury Prize - Best Documentary - Slamdance 2009 "A phenomenal film...profoundly touching and honest...the debut of a new important American documentary filmmaker." —Ramin Bahrani, director (Goodbye Solo, Chop Shop) Digital presenta... more
  • DocNight: Typeface

    DocNight: Typeface

    USA , 2009 , 59 min.
    Director: Justine Nagan Typeface - Doc Night at the Starz FilmCenter (May 27) and Untitled #29: Typo at the Denver Art Museum (May 28) presented by the Denver Film Society... more
  • DocNight: We Live In Public

    DocNight: We Live In Public

    USA , 2009 , 90 min.
    Director: Ondi Timoner Director Ondi Timoner In-Person 35mm presentation - We Live In Public is the story of the internet's revolutionary impact on human interaction as told through the incredible and tumultuous life story of internet pioneer and visionary Josh Harris. As far back as the early '90s, Harris ... more
  • DocNight: Who Does She Think She Is?

    DocNight: Who Does She Think She Is?

    USA , 2008 , 84 min.
    Director: Pamela T. Boll Director Pamela T. Boll In-Person! Digital presentation - Your children's wellbeing or your own? Responsibility or self expression? Who Does She Think She Is? features five bold women who navigate some of the most problematic intersections of our time: mothering and creativity,... more
  • DocNight: The Wonder Of It All

    DocNight: The Wonder Of It All

    USA , 2007 , 83 min.
    Director: Jeffrey Roth Director Jeffrey Roth In-Person! In May 1961, President John F. Kennedy spoke the immortal words; “I believe that this nation should commit itself, to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth.” These words changed the l... more
  • DocNight: 9500 Liberty

    DocNight: 9500 Liberty

    USA , 2009 , 81 min.
    Director: Eric Byler , Annabel Park Director Eric Byler In-Person! Film followed by Q&A and reception Digital presentation - Prince William County, Virginia becomes ground zero in America’s explosive battle over immigration policy when elected officials adopt a law requiring police officers to question anyone they have ... more
  • DocNight: Con Artist

    DocNight: Con Artist

    USA , 2010 , 84 min.
    Director: Michael Sládek Director Michael Sládek In-Person! Digital presentation - Con Artist is a stylishly dark docu-comedy excavating America's craving for fame and fortune via one of its most outrageous addicts. Once a legitimate art star in the 1980’s New York scene, millionaire “business artist” Mark K... more
  • DocNight: Rocaterrania

    DocNight: Rocaterrania

    USA , 2008 , 74 min.
    Director: Brett Ingram DocNight presentation Thursday, July 15 at 7pm Director Brett Ingram in-person! Film and Q&A followed by a reception in Gallery 30 Digital presentation - Renaldo Kuhler is the only son of Otto Kuhler, a German immigrant who served under Kaiser Wilhelm in World War I before emigratin... more
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