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...

  • X-Files


    USA , 2016 , 60 min. FREE! On the Big Screen! Seating is on a first-come, first served basis. Join us as we present this 6 episode mini-series follow-up to the ground-breaking series from the 90's. Episode 1 airs Sunday, January 24 at 8pm. All subsequent episodes air on Mondays at 7pm.... more
  • Somm: Into the Bottle - Denver Food and Wine Sneak Peek Reception and Screening

    Somm: Into the Bottle - Denver Food and Wine Sneak Peek Reception and Screening

    2015 , 180 min.
    Director: Jason Wise Join Denver Food and Wine and the Denver Film Society for a special “Denver Food and Wine Sneak Peek” reception and screening featuring SOMM: Inside the Bottle at the Sie FilmCenter.... more
  • NYFCS: Tumbledown

    NYFCS: Tumbledown

    USA , 2016 , 135 min.
    Director: Sean Mewshaw One Night Only! Wednesday, February 10th. Film begins at 7:30pm Simulcast Q&A begins after the end credits and lasts approx 30min Guests: Jason Sudeikis and Blythe Danner The Sie FilmCenter has been invited to host an exclusive new film screening series presenting the biggest indep... more
  • Cartel Land

    Cartel Land

    USA , 2015 , 98 min.
    Director: Matthew Heineman Oscar Nomination: Best Documentary! Special Return Engagement, One Week Only, begins Friday, Feb 12th With unprecedented access, Cartel Land delivers a harrowing look at the journeys of two modern-day vigilante groups and their shared enemy—the murderous Mexican drug cartels. In th... more
  • The Look of Silence

    The Look of Silence

    Denmark , 2014 , 99 min.
    Director: Joshua Oppenheimer In Joshua Oppenheimer’s sequel to his 2012 documentary The Act of Killing, about Indonesia’s massacres in the 1960s, we follow Adi, whose brother was assassinated, as he probes former death-squad leaders about their roles. He seeks closure, but the perpetrators deny the events even occurred... more
  • Theeb


    2014 , 100 min. Oscar Nomination: Best Foreign Language Film! Special Return Engagement, One Week Only, begins Friday Feb 12th. Theeb is a thrilling, award-winning, epic adventure set in 1916 in the land of Lawrence of Arabia. While war rages in the Ottoman Empire, young Theeb (whose name translat... more
  • Films on Tap: Dirty Dancing

    Films on Tap: Dirty Dancing

    USA , 1987 , 100 min. One night Only! Friday, February 12th at 10pm Films On Tap - You've played drinking games at home, now play them with us! We give you the rules and thanks to Breckingridge Breweries the first 50 guests get their first drink on the house! And because we don't keep score we all win! Drink specia... more
  • Rolling Papers

    Rolling Papers

    USA , 2015 , 79 min.
    Director: Mitch Dickman Opens Friday, February 19th at the Sie FilmCenter. Special sneak preview Thursday, February 18th at 7pm. With Director Mitch Dickman in person! Friday, February 19th at 7pm - Special guests Director Mitch Dickman, Cinematographer Zachary Armstrong and Producers. Saturday, February 20th a... more
  • Southbound


    2015 , 89 min. OPENS Fri, Feb 19th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. On a desolate stretch of desert highway, weary travelers-two men on the run from their past, a band on their way to the next gig, a man struggling to get home, a brother in search of his long-lost sister and a family on vacation-are fo... more
  • Assault on Precinct 13

    Assault on Precinct 13

    USA , 1976 , 91 min.
    Director: John Carpenter On 35mm film! One Night Only! Friday, February 19th at 10pm. John Carpenter's stark homage to Howard Hawks’ Rio Bravo stars Austin Stoker as a policeman defending a defunct police station against criminals in blighted South Central L.A. Banter flies fast and furious between charisma... more
  • Metropolis w/ live score

    Metropolis w/ live score

    Germany , 1927 , 153 min.
    Director: Fritz Lang On 16mm film and with a live score! Wednesday, February 3rd at 7pm. SOLD OUT! Encore screening added: Sunday, February 21st at 2pm. Co-presented by Alexandre Phillpe (The People vs. George Lucas) as a part of our Star Wars: Origins of the Force film series. This influe... more
  • The Last Man on the Moon

    The Last Man on the Moon

    USA , 2014 , 95 min.
    Director: Mark Craig Opens Friday, Feb 26th at the Sie FilmCenter. When Apollo astronaut Eugene Cernan stepped off the moon in 1972 he left his footprints and his daughter's initials in the lunar dust. Only now, over forty years later, is he ready to share his epic but deeply personal story. Cernan's burning a... more
  • When Marnie Was There

    When Marnie Was There

    Japan , 2015 , 103 min.
    Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi Oscar Nomination: Best Animated Feature Film! Special Return Engagement, One Week Only, begins Friday Feb 26th Anna is a troubled, lonely 12-year-old orphan who calls her kindly adoptive mother “aunt.” Sent from her foster home in the city one summer to a sleepy town by the sea for her he... more
  • Robotrix


    Hong Kong , 1991 , 99 min. One Night Only! Friday, February 26th at 10pm Robocop meets Red Shoe Diaries in this cheerfully cheesy sci-fi-exploitation flick directed by Jamie Luk. Set in the near future when robot technology has created some strikingly human-like products, the film opens with loonball J... more
  • The Boy and the Beast

    The Boy and the Beast

    Japan , 2015 , 119 min. Opens Friday, March 4th at the Sie FilmCenter. We will play both the subtitled and dubbed versions of the film. The latest feature film from award-winning Japanese director Mamoru Hosoda (Summer Wars, Wolf Children): When Kyuta, a young orphan living on the streets of Shibuya, st... more
  • Dogtooth


    Greece , 2009 , 94 min.
    Director: Giorgos Lanthimos One Night Only! Friday, March 4th at 10pm. A hyper-stylized mixture of physical violence and verbal comedy, Dogtooth is a darkly funny look at three teenagers confined to their parents’s isolated country estate and kept under strict rule and regimen — an inscrutable scenario that su... more
  • Films on Tap: Goonies

    Films on Tap: Goonies

    USA , 1985 , 114 min.
    Director: Richard Donner One night Only! Friday, March 11th at 10pm Films On Tap - You've played drinking games at home, now play them with us! We give you the rules and thanks to Breckingridge Breweries the first 50 guests get their first drink on the house! And because we don't keep score we all win! Drink specials ... more
  • The English Patient

    The English Patient

    United Kingdom , 1996 , 162 min.
    Director: Anthony Minghella Sunday, March 13th at 4pm. This screening is a collaboration with Lighthouse Writers Workshop and will feature a talkback with instructor Alexandre Phillipe. Lighthouse Writers Workshop is the largest nonprofit literary community in Colorado and the Mountain West. Clickmore
  • Cemetery of Splendor

    Cemetery of Splendor

    Thailand , 2015 , 122 min.
    Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul Opens Friday, March 18th at the Sie FilmCenter. Soldiers with a mysterious sleeping sickness are transferred to a temporary clinic in a former school. The memory-filled space becomes a revelatory world for housewife and volunteer Jenjira, as she watches over Itt, a handsome soldier with no... more
  • Remember


    USA , 2016 , 95 min.
    Director: Atom Egoyan Opens Friday, April 1st at the Sie FilmCenter. Remember tells the story of Zev Guttman (Academy Award® Winner Christopher Plummer), a 90-year-old struggling with memory loss who is living out his final years in a serene retirement home. A week following the death of his beloved wife... more
  • Backgammon


    USA , 2015 , 89 min.
    Director: Francisco Orvañanos Opens Friday, March 25th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Directed by Vail-based filmmaker Francisco Orvañanos, part psychological sexual thriller and part classic mystery, Backgammon is about a young man, Lucian, who gets drawn into the web of two slightly older bohemians, with disastro... more
  • River of Grass

    River of Grass

    USA , 1994 , 76 min.
    Director: Kelly Reichardt OPENS Friday, March 25th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Newly restored and released theatrically for the first time! River of Grass (1994), Kelly Reichardt’s darkly funny debut feature, brought the writer/director back to the setting of her adolescence, the suburban landscape... more
  • Chimes at Midnight

    Chimes at Midnight

    Spain , 1966 , 116 min.
    Director: Orson Welles One Screening Only! Sunday, March 27th at 2pm. “If I wanted to get into heaven on the basis of one movie, that’s the one I would offer up. I think it’s because it is, to me, the least flawed . . . I succeeded more completely, in my view, with that than with anything else.” —Orson Welles ... more
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Today's Showtimes

2:00 PM
4:20 PM
7:10 PM
The Treasure
2:10 PM
7:20 PM
2016 Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts - Program B
2:20 PM
4:30 PM
2016 Oscar Nominated Documentary Shorts - Program A
4:40 PM
NYFCS: Tumbledown
7:30 PM

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