Sie FilmCenter Exclusives

Sie FilmCenter Exclusives

Experience the cream of the crop in independent, foreign, documentary and repertory film EVERY week at the official home of the Denver Film Society, the Sie FilmCenter located at 2510 East Colfax Ave (in between Tattered Cover Bookstore and Twist & Shout)!
We've scoured the globe to bring these cinematic gems to Denver for a limited time only and you won't see these films anywhere else.

Films and Events in Program...

  • Breaking a Monster

    Breaking a Monster

    USA , 2015 , 93 min.
    Director: Luke Meyer Three African-American preteens get an uneasy taste of fame after Unlocking the Truth, their heavy-metal band, lands a major record deal. This real-life coming-of-age tale follows the trio as they juggle middle-school angst with the premature pressures of adulthood... more
  • Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    Hunt for the Wilderpeople

    New Zealand , 2016 , 101 min.
    Director: Taika Waititi Opens July 29th at the Sie FilmCenter. In this wildly funny and endearing comedy from director/co-writer Taika Waititi (What We Do in the Shadows, Boy), defiant city kid Ricky (Julian Dennison), raised on hip-hop and foster care, gets a fresh start in the New Zealand countryside. He... more
  • Into the Forest

    Into the Forest

    USA , 2015 , 101 min.
    Director: Patricia Rozema OPENS Friday, July 29th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Set in the near future, this riveting and suspenseful apocalyptic drama follows two sisters, Nell (Ellen Page) and Eva (Evan Rachel Wood) who live in the Pacific Northwest with their kindly father, Robert. Nell is focused on her st... more
  • Taxi Driver

    Taxi Driver

    USA , 1976 , 113 min.
    Director: Martin Scorsese 40th Anniversary! On 35mm film! Two screenings only: Friday, July 29th at 10pm & Sunday, July 31st at 2pm. Martin Scorsese's searing portrait of loneliness and violence on the mean streets of New York, is an American original. Robert De Niro's Travis Bickle, the insomniac taxi driver of t... more
  • Free to Run

    Free to Run

    Belgium , 2016 , 100 min.
    Director: Pierre Morath OPENS Friday, August 5th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Today, all anybody needs to run is the determination and a pair of the right shoes. But just fifty years ago, running was viewed almost exclusively as the domain of elite male athletes who competed on tracks. With insight and prop... more
  • 2016 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

    2016 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

    2016 , 95 min. Opens Friday, Aug 5th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Showcasing a wide variety of story and style, the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a 95-minute theatrical program of eight short films selected from this year’s Festival, which over the course of its more than 30-year h... more
  • Paprika


    Japan , 2006 , 90 min.
    Director: Satoshi Kon One Night Only! Friday, August 5th at 10pm. on 35mm film! One of the most well regarded animes of all-time! Directed by Satoshi Kon (Perfect Blue and Tokyo Godfathers) and based on the manga by Yasutaka Tsutsui this film was said to have inspired Christopher Nolan to make more
  • Ben-Hur


    USA , 1959 , 211 min.
    Director: William Wyler One Screening Only! Saturday, August 6th at 1pm. Digital Restoration. Record-breaking winner of 11 Oscars, including Best Picture, Director, Actor, Supporting Actor, and Score, this epic masterpiece stars Charlton Heston (The Ten Commandments, Touch of Evil) in the title role of a ... more
  • Nuts!


    USA , 2016 , 79 min.
    Director: Penny Lane Opens August 12th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. In 1917, J.R. Brinkley, a country doctor practicing in Milford, Kansas, begins treating his male patients for impotence by surgically implanting them with goat glands, a treatment that is so successful that Brinkley starts raising his ow... more
  • The Land

    The Land

    USA , 2016 , 102 min.
    Director: Steven Caple Jr. OPENS Friday, August 12th at the Sie FilmCnter. Executive producer Nas presents this vivid inner-city saga set amidst Cleveland’s hip-hop underground. Teenage buddies Cisco (Jorge Lendeborg Jr.), Junior (Moises Arias), Boobie (Ezri Walker), and Patty Cake (Rafi Gavron) shrug off school to ... more
  • Films on Tap: Sharknado

    Films on Tap: Sharknado

    USA , 2013 , 86 min.
    Director: Anthony C. Ferrante One night Only! Friday, August 12th at 9:30pm Films On Tap - You've played drinking games at home, now play them with us! We give you the rules and because we don't keep score we all win! Drink specials run all night long. The annual tradition continues! Proof that if you show a bad mov... more
  • Morris From America

    Morris From America

    USA , 2016 , 91 min.
    Director: Chad Hartigan Opens Friday, August 19th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. A heartwarming and crowd-pleasing coming-of-age comedy with a unique spin, Morris from America centers on Morris Gentry (Markees Christmas, in an incredible breakout performance) a 13-year-old who has just relocated with h... more
  • The Fountain

    The Fountain

    USA , 2006 , 95 min.
    Director: Darren Aronofsky One Night Only! Friday, August 19th at 9:30pm. On 35mm film! Requiem for a Dream director Darren Aronofsky switches gears from drug-induced urban malaise to abstract science fiction with this time-tripping symbolic tale of a man's thousand-year quest to save the woman he loves. Mov... more
  • Sound + Vision: Footloose

    Sound + Vision: Footloose

    USA , 1984 , 107 min.
    Director: Herbert Ross One Night Only! Saturday, August 20th at 7:30pm. DJ HOLLOW will spin in Henderson's Lounge after the film. Everybody cut, everybody cut! In this lively adolescent-oriented musical, a city kid attempts to adapt to life in an ultra-conservative backwater Midwestern town. Once there, he ... more
  • The Deer Hunter

    The Deer Hunter

    USA , 1978 , 183 min.
    Director: Michael Cimino One Screening Only! Saturday, August 20th at 1pm. on 35m film! One of several 1978 films dealing with the Vietnam War (including Hal Ashby's Oscar-winning Coming Home), Michael Cimino's epic second feature The Deer Hunter was both renowned for its tough portrayal of the war'... more
  • Unlocking the Cage

    Unlocking the Cage

    USA , 2016 , 91 min.
    Director: Chris Hegedus , D.A. Pennebaker One Night Only! Wednesday, August, 24th at 7:30pm. Unlocking the Cage follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise in his unprecedented challenge to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans. Arguing that cognitively complex animals such as chimpanzees, whales, dolphins and... more
  • Blood Simple

    Blood Simple

    USA , 1984 , 96 min.
    Director: Joel and Ethan Coen Brand New 4K Digital Restoration of the 2000 Director's Cut! OPENS Friday, August 26th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. John Getz and Frances McDormand are having a hot and heavy affair, but they’re suspected by her husband and his boss Dan Hedaya, who then hires cowboy-outfitted private... more
  • The Intervention

    The Intervention

    USA , 2016 , 90 min.
    Director: Clea DuVall OPENS Friday, August 26th at the Sie FilmCenter. Control freak bride-to-be Annie gathers her group of thirtysomething friends at the picturesque Savannah family summer home of sisters Jessie (writer/director Clea DuVall) and Ruby to convince Ruby and her workaholic husband, Peter, that the... more
  • Robocop


    USA , 1987 , 102 min.
    Director: Paul Verhoeven One Night Only! Friday, August 26th at 10pm. on 35mm film! In Paul Verhoeven's landmark sci-fi thriller, the monolithic corporation controlling a futuristic, crime-riddled Detroit transforms a dead cop (Peter Weller) into a cybernetic law-enforcement unit called RoboCop -- and soon the st... more
  • Batman: The Killing Joke

    Batman: The Killing Joke

    USA , 2016 , 95 min. One Night Only! Saturday, August 27th at 7pm. Batman: The Killing Joke reunites the foundation of Batman: The Animated Series with Bruce Timm returning as executive producer, and actors Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill reprising their seminal roles as Batman and the Joker, respectively.... more
  • My King

    My King

    France , 2015 , 125 min.
    Director: Maiwenn Opens Friday, September 2nd exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Tony is admitted to a rehabilitation center after a serious ski accident. Dependent on the medical staff and pain relievers, she takes time to look back on a turbulent relationship that she experienced with Georgio. Why did t... more
  • Little Men

    Little Men

    USA , 2016 , 85 min.
    Director: Ira Sachs OPENS Friday, September 2nd exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. When 13-year-old Jake's (Theo Taplitz) grandfather dies, his family moves from Manhattan back into his father's old Brooklyn home. There, Jake befriends the charismatic Tony (Michael Barbieri), whose single mother Leonor (Pauli... more
  • The Childhood of a Leader

    The Childhood of a Leader

    United Kingdom , 2016 , 115 min.
    Director: Brady Corbet OPENS Friday, September 2nd at the Sie FilmCenter. A child’s angelic face conceals a budding sociopath in the audacious, senses-shattering feature debut from actor Brady Corbet. A powerhouse international cast led by Robert Pattinson and Bérénice Bejo (The Artist) headlines this dar... more
  • Films on Tap: Total Recall

    Films on Tap: Total Recall

    USA , 1990 , 113 min.
    Director: Paul Verhoeven One night Only! Friday, September 2nd at 9:30pm Films On Tap - You've played drinking games at home, now play them with us! We give you the rules and because we don't keep score we all win! Drink specials run all night long. Here are some sample drinking rules: Take a drink for: ... more
  • One More Time with Feeling

    One More Time with Feeling

    United Kingdom , 2016 , 85 min.
    Director: Andrew Dominik One Night Only! Thursday, September 8th at 10pm. Come early for a FREE screening of 20,000 Days on Earth at 8pm. You will also be able to purchase Nick Cave's new album, Skeleton Tree at midnight in our lobby at a Twist and Shout pop-up shop! You will receive $2 off the purchase of Skele... more
  • For the Love of Spock

    For the Love of Spock

    USA , 2016 , 100 min.
    Director: Adam Nimoy Opens Friday, September 9th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. For The Love Of Spock celebrates the upcoming 50th Anniversary of Star Trek through a personal, intimate look at the life and career of Leonard Nimoy, and his alter-ego, Mr. Spock, as told by his son, Adam Nimoy.

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  • Seven Samurai

    Seven Samurai

    Japan , 1954 , 203 min.
    Director: Akira Kurosawa One Screening Only! Saturday, September 10th at 1pm. On 35mm film! One of the most beloved movie epics of all time, Akira Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai (Shichinin no samurai) tells the story of a sixteenth-century village whose desperate inhabitants hire the eponymous warriors to protec... more
  • The Magnificent Seven

    The Magnificent Seven

    USA , 1960 , 128 min.
    Director: John Sturges Inspired by Akira Kurosawa, director John Sturges forever changed the face of Westerns with this immensely popular and influential 1960 action-adventure about a band of hired guns hired to protect Mexican villagers against rapacious bandits. Variety critic Joe Leydon will introduce.... more
  • The Song Remains The Same

    The Song Remains The Same

    United Kingdom , 1976 , 135 min.
    Director: Peter Clifton , Joe Masot One Night Only! Friday, September 16th at 10pm. On 35mm film! 40th Anniversary. This groundbreaking concert film of Led Zeppelin's electrifying 1973 performance at New York's Madison Square Garden takes us to the band's live performance as well as into the members' personal lives with ... more
  • Dark City

    Dark City

    USA , 1998 , 101 min.
    Director: Alex Proyas One Night Only! Friday, September 30th at 10pm. On 35mm film! (Original theatrical version.) A man with no memory and the unique ability to stop time becomes the subject of a manhunt for a serial killer. He hooks up with a police investigator to find out the truth and regain his memory. ... more
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Today's Showtimes

CinemaQ FF: Political Animals
2:00 PM
The Fits
2:10 PM
7:20 PM
CinemaQ FF: Closet Monster
2:15 PM
CinemaQ FF: Kiss Me Kill Me
4:00 PM
Microbe and Gasoline
4:15 PM
CinemaQ FF: Reel In the Closet
4:30 PM
CinemaQ Closing Night: Memories of a Penitent Heart
7:00 PM
Swiss Army Man
7:10 PM

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