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...

  • Deviant Animation

    Deviant Animation

    2016 , 120 min. During the 1970's animation was a well respected artform, capable of exploring adult themes and topics. Animators from Europe, the Americas and Japan pushed the boundaries of both the animation form and the expectations of its viewers. The 1973 Japanese film Belladonna of Sadness garnered ... more
  • My Golden Days

    My Golden Days

    France , 2015 , 123 min.
    Director: Arnaud Desplechin NOW PLAYING exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. My Golden Days is the story of Paul Dédalus, an anthropologist preparing to leave Tajikistan (played in his middle age by Matheiu Amalric). Reflecting on his life, he has a series of flashbacks starting from his childhood in Roubaix—h... more
  • Sworn Virgin

    Sworn Virgin

    Italy , 2015 , 84 min.
    Director: Laura Bispuri NOW PLAYING exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Critics' Pick! Read the full Village Voice article here. Sworn Virgin is the story of an Albanian woman wh... more
  • Tale of Tales

    Tale of Tales

    Italy , 2015 , 125 min.
    Director: Matteo Garrone NOW PLAYING exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Inspired by the celebrated fairytales by Giambattista Basile, Matteo Garrone’s Tale of Tales is an epic vision of cinema. From the bitter quest of the Queen of Longtrellis (Salma Hayek) who forfeits the life of her husband (John C. Re... more
  • Repo Man

    Repo Man

    USA , 1984 , 92 min.
    Director: Alex Cox One Night Only! Friday, April 29th at 10pm. On 35mm film! After being fired from his job, Los Angeles slacker and punk rocker Otto (Emilio Estevez) lands a gig working for an eccentric repossession agent named Bud (Harry Dean Stanton). At first, Otto is reluctant to work as a repo man, bu... more
  • Heavy Traffic

    Heavy Traffic

    USA , 1973 , 87 min.
    Director: Ralph Bakshi One Night Only! Saturday, April 30th at 10pm. on 35mm film! The trailer says it all: Heavy Traffic might be animated, but that doesn't make it a cartoon. Another disquieting project from the master of adult animated pictures, Ralph Bakshi's Heavy Traffic tells the story of a... more
  • Green Room

    Green Room

    USA , 2015 , 94 min.
    Director: Jeremy Saulnier OPENS Friday, May 6th at the Sie FilmCenter. Down on their luck punk rockers The Ain't Rights are finishing up a long and unsuccessful tour when they get an unexpected booking at an isolated, run-down club deep in the backwoods of Oregon. What seems merely to be a third-rate gig escalates ... more
  • Sky

    Sky

    USA , 2015 , 103 min.
    Director: Fabienne Berthaud OPENS Friday, May 6th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. A French woman finds liberation in the dusty highways, wide open spaces, and smoky barrooms of the American West in this captivating road movie. Diane Kruger stars as the Parisian Romy who, while on vacation in California, breaks thi... more
  • Sold

    Sold

    United Kingdom , 2016 , 97 min.
    Director: Jeffrey Dean Brown OPENS Friday, May 6th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Every year, millions of children disappear; trafficked and sold as slaves, for sex, for labor. This is happening in every country, on every continent around the world, yet this industry is largely invisible, its victims hidden. Thi... more
  • TRVE Brewing Presents: Heavy Metal

    TRVE Brewing Presents: Heavy Metal

    Canada , 1981 , 86 min.
    Director: Gerald Potterton One Night Only! Saturday, May 7th at 10pm. TRVE Happy Hour starting at 9pm before the screening. Bare breasts, disgruntled taxi drivers with disintegrators in the back of their cabs, metal from Black Sabbath and Blue Oyster Cult—Heavy Metal is an early '80s adolescent boy's fever d... more
  • Belladonna of Sadness

    Belladonna of Sadness

    Japan , 1973 , 86 min.
    Director: Eiichi Yamamoto OPENS Friday, May 13th at the Sie FilmCenter. Never before seen in the US! In Japanese with English subtitles. One of the great lost masterpieces of Japanese animation, never before officially released in the U.S., Belladonna of Sadness is a mad, swirling, psychedelic light-show o... more
  • Blue Velvet

    Blue Velvet

    USA , 1986 , 120 min.
    Director: David Lynch OPENS Friday, May 13th at the Sie FilmCenter. Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2016, Blue Velvet has been digitally restored and remastered! David Lynch's masterpiece of a sleepy small-town caught in the grips of the American Nightmare has retained all of its disquieting power... more
  • Films on Tap: The Rock

    Films on Tap: The Rock

    USA , 1996 , 136 min.
    Director: Michael Bay One night Only! Friday, May 13th 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 ru... more
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    USA , 2015 , 144 min.
    Director: Julie Taymor Two screenings only. Tuesday, May 17th at 7pm and Saturday, May 21st at 1pm. An immersive cinematic record of director Julie Taymor’s (The Lion King) virtuosic stage production of Shakespeare’s immortal fantasy. Staged at Brooklyn's Polonsky Center in 2013, director Julie Taymor's produ... more
  • Harmony

    Harmony

    Japan , 2015 , 120 min.
    Director: Michael Arias , Takashi Nakamura 2 shows only! Tuesday and Wednesday May 17th and 18th at 7:30pm. The subtitled version will screen Tuesday, May 17th, the dubbed version will screen Wednesday, May 18th. In a future ruled by an unwavering dedication to good health, three high school girls led by the defiant Miach Mihie at... more
  • Pelé: Birth of a Legend

    Pelé: Birth of a Legend

    USA , 2016 , 107 min.
    Director: Jeffery Zimbalast , Michael Zimbalist OPENS Friday, May 20th at the Sie FilmCenter. Pelé. A name known around the world, a sports legend who changed soccer forever, and a national hero who carried the hopes and dreams of a country on his back. But before he was an icon, he was a kid from the slums of São Paulo, Brazil, so poor... more
  • Viva

    Viva

    Ireland , 2015 , 100 min. Opens Friday, May 20th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Viva stars Héctor Medina as Jesus, a young hairdresser working at a Havana nightclub that showcases drag performers, who dreams of being a performer himself. Encouraged by his mentor, Mama (Luis Alberto García), Jesus finally... more
  • Bootleg Theater: Captain America

    Bootleg Theater: Captain America

    USA , 1990 , 97 min. One Night only! Friday, May 20th at 10pm. Bootleg Theater presents the best (worst?) unauthorized, unavailable, or unreleased films. Films not coming to a theater near you! A super-low budget version of the iconic Marvel story starring Matt Salinger (yes, the son of author J.D. Salinger... more
  • Sound + Vision: Pretty in Pink

    Sound + Vision: Pretty in Pink

    USA , 1986 , 96 min.
    Director: Howard Deutch 30th Anniversary! One Night Only: Saturday, May 21st at 7:30pm. DJ HOLLOW will spin in Henderson's Lounge after the film! Pretty but poor, Andie's (Molly Ringwald) a good student who develops a crush on Blane (Andrew McCarthy), the sensitive, well-born preppie. But Blane runs with a fast... more
  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    Italy , 1966 , 161 min. One Screening Only! 50th Anniversary, Brand New 4K Digital Restoration! Clint Eastwood returned to the land of sagebrush and spaghetti for this third and best installment in director Sergio Leone’s Dollars trilogy, following A Fistful of Dollars (1964) and For a Few Dollars More<... more
  • Elstree 1976

    Elstree 1976

    United Kingdom , 2015 , 90 min.
    Director: Jon Spira One Night Only! May 25th at 7pm This documentary interviews ten actors who appeared in minor roles in the 1977 sci-fi epic Star Wars, and examines how the explosive popularity of that film changed their lives in big and small ways “A slice of enjoyable nostalgia, capturing a sens... more
  • Sunset Song

    Sunset Song

    2015 , 135 min.
    Director: Terrance Davies OPENS Friday, May 27th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Sunset Song is Terence Davies’ intimate epic of hope, tragedy and love at the dawning of the Great War. A young woman’s endurance against the hardships of rural Scottish life, based on the novel by Lewis Grassic Gibbon, told with gr... more
  • Aferim!

    Aferim!

    Romania , 2015 , 108 min.
    Director: Radu Jude Opens Friday, June 3rd exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. “Brilliant...Sublime!” - A.O. Scott, The New York Times “Wildly, bitterly funny...Remarkable!” - Robert Horton, Film Comment “Hugely entertaining...One of the best movies I’ve seen in a long time...I would not... more
  • Holy Hell

    Holy Hell

    USA , 2016 , 100 min.
    Director: Will Allen OPENS Friday, June 3rd exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Just out of college, Will Allen, a young idealist filmmaker, joined a secretive spiritualist community led by a charismatic guru. With his camera in hand, he documented 20 years of living inside a cult that changed how he would see ... more
  • Brazil

    Brazil

    United Kingdom , 1985 , 132 min. One Night Only! Friday, May 27th at 10pm. On 35mm! Low-level bureaucrat Sam Lowry (Jonathan Pryce) escapes the monotony of his day-to-day life through a recurring daydream of himself as a virtuous hero saving a beautiful damsel. Investigating a case that led to the wrongful arrest and eve... more
  • Scream Screen: Halloween

    Scream Screen: Halloween

    USA , 1978 , 91 min.
    Director: John Carpenter Scream Screen hosted by Theresa Mercado returns with a tribute to master of horror John Carpenter in celebration of his musical performance at the Gothic Theatre in Denver on June 21st! Halloween (1978) presented on 35mm! The slasher that started it all! On Halloween night of 196... more
  • I am Thalente

    I am Thalente

    USA , 2015 , 88 min.
    Director: Natalie Johns One Night Only! Thursday, June 2nd at 7pm. An exuberant skate documentary with a social conscience, I am Thalente follows Thalente Biyela, a 17-year-old homeless skateboard prodigy in South Africa who catches the eye of the professional skate world when a DIY video of him goes viral... more
  • Band of Outsiders

    Band of Outsiders

    France , 1964 , 95 min.
    Director: Jean-Luc Godard OPENS Friday, June 10th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Brand New Digital Restoration! Jean-Luc Godard once described this film as “Alice in Wonderland meets Franz Kafka.” The Alice part certainly fits his beautiful leading lady: his then-wife Anna Karina. She stars as a bored studen... more
  • Francofonia

    Francofonia

    France , 2015 , 87 min.
    Director: Alexander Sokurov OPENS Friday, June 10th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Official Selections: Venice Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, San Sebastian Film Festival. Set against the backdrop of the Louvre Museum’s history and artworks, master director Alexander Sokurov (Russian Ark... more
  • Kung Fu Hustle

    Kung Fu Hustle

    Hong Kong , 2004 , 99 min.
    Director: Stephen Chow One Night Only! Friday, June 3rd at 10pm. on 35mm film! The work of international superstar Stephen Chow, Kung Fu Hustle is a humorous, special-effects-filled, action-packed martial arts epic set in early '40s China. A bumbling thief named Sing (Stephen Chow) desires to be the toug... more
  • Scream Screen: The Thing

    Scream Screen: The Thing

    USA , 1982 , 109 min.
    Director: John Carpenter Scream Screen hosted by Theresa Mercado returns with a tribute to master of horror John Carpenter in celebration of his musical performance at the Gothic Theatre in Denver on June 21st! The Thing (1982) presented on 35mm! It's the first week of winter 1982. An American Research... more
  • Sound + Vision: Purple Rain

    Sound + Vision: Purple Rain

    USA , 1984 , 111 min.
    Director: Albert Magnoli One Night Only! Saturday, June 11th at 7:30pm. DJ HOLLOW will spin in Henderson's Lounge after the film. On 35mm film! A victim of his own anger, the Kid (Prince) is a Minneapolis musician on the rise with his band, the Revolution, escaping a tumultuous home life through music. While try... more
  • Scream Screen: Christine

    Scream Screen: Christine

    USA , 1983 , 110 min.
    Director: John Carpenter Scream Screen hosted by Theresa Mercado returns with a tribute to master of horror John Carpenter in celebration of his musical performance at the Gothic Theatre in Denver on June 21st! Christine (1983) Christine is a red 1958 Plymouth Fury whose unique standard equipment include... more
  • Iggy Pop live in Basel

    Iggy Pop live in Basel

    Switzerland , 2015 , 79 min. One Night Only! Thursday June 16th at 7:30pm. There‘s a reason why many consider Iggy Pop the godfather of punk — every single punk band of the past and present has either knowingly or unknowingly borrowed a thing or two from Pop and his late-‘60s/ early-‘70s band, the Stooges, who reunite... more
  • Clown

    Clown

    USA , 2014 , 100 min.
    Director: Jon Watts OPENS Friday, June 17th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. The clown cancelled. Jack's 10th birthday is a bust until his dad, Kent, finds a clown suit and saves the party. His wife Meg really appreciates it. She tries to show him just how much, but the clown suit won't come off! At first K... more
  • Scream Screen: Prince of Darkness

    Scream Screen: Prince of Darkness

    USA , 1987 , 102 min.
    Director: John Carpenter Scream Screen hosted by Theresa Mercado returns with a tribute to master of horror John Carpenter in celebration of his musical performance at the Gothic Theatre in Denver on June 21st! Prince of Darkness (1987) A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If... more
  • Father's Day with the Joneses

    Father's Day with the Joneses

    USA , 2016 , 240 min. Spend Father's Day with Indiana Jones and his father. Come early for a BBQ lunch provided by Stueban's! 2 options available: Food + Film option: $35 for Non-Members $25 for Denver Film Society Members Receive: (1) Ticket for the film (1) Ticket for food at truck (1) Ticket for ... more
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Today's Showtimes

Opera: La Damnation de Faust
1:00 PM
Tale of Tales
1:30 PM
4:30 PM
9:40 PM
Born to be Blue
1:50 PM
My Golden Days
4:20 PM
7:20 PM
Savio House Presents Bianca: Who Did This To You?
4:30 PM
7:30 PM
Sworn Virgin
7:00 PM
10:00 PM
Heavy Traffic
10:00 PM

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