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...

  • 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

    Scotland , 2015 , 135 min.
    Director: Terrance Davies OPENS Friday, May 27th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Although this film is primarily in English the film has been subtitled at the request of the Director and Producer. Sunset Song is Terence Davies’ intimate epic of hope, tragedy and love at the dawning of the Great War. A young w... 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
  • 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
  • Holy Hell

    Holy Hell

    USA , 2016 , 102 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
  • Ma Ma

    Ma Ma

    Spain , 2015 , 111 min.
    Director: Julio Medem Opens Friday June 3rd, exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Academy Award®-winning actress and producer Penélope Cruz delivers an extraordinarily emotional performance in Ma Ma, the newest film from acclaimed director Julio Medem (Sex and Lucia). Honoring the high melodrama of ... 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
  • As I AM: The Life and Time$ of DJ AM

    As I AM: The Life and Time$ of DJ AM

    USA , 2015 , 109 min.
    Director: Kevin Kerslake One Night Only! Tuesday, June 7th at 7:30pm. As I AM: the Life and Time$ of DJ AM covers the mash-up pioneer's meteoric rise to superstardom, his long-running struggle with drug addiction, titanic efforts to help others in recovery, tabloid romances with models and actresses, top-sh... more
  • Made in Venice

    Made in Venice

    USA , 2016 , 90 min.
    Director: Jonathan Penson One Night Only! Wednesday, June 8th at 7:30pm. Made In Venice is as close as you’ll come to the heartbeat of skateboarding, from its birthplace on the streets of Venice – aka “Dogtown”- to the local skateboarders who have held it up as “tradition” from the early ‘70s, and still do t... more
  • Aferim!

    Aferim!

    Romania , 2015 , 108 min.
    Director: Radu Jude Opens Friday, June 10th 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 no... 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
  • Films on Tap: Commando

    Films on Tap: Commando

    1985 , 90 min. One night Only! Friday, June 10th at 9:30pm 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
  • 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! 75% sold-out! 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... more
  • La Cage Aux Folles/The Birdcage Double Feature

    La Cage Aux Folles/The Birdcage Double Feature

    France , 300 min. 2 Films for the price of 1! Enjoy the original French film, La Cage Aux Folles from 1979 at 4:30pm. Then watch the American remake, The Birdcage from 1996 starting at approximately 7pm.

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  • 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
  • Band of Outsiders

    Band of Outsiders

    France , 1964 , 95 min.
    Director: Jean-Luc Godard OPENS Friday, June 17th 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
  • 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
  • Rain the Color Blue with a Little Red In It

    Rain the Color Blue with a Little Red In It

    USA , 2015 , 75 min.
    Director: Christopher Kirkley Friday June 17th at 7:00pm and 9:00pm. Akounak tells the universal story of a musician trying to make it “against all odds,” set against the backdrop of the raucous subculture of Tuareg guitar. The protagonist, real life musician Mdou Moctar, must battle fierce competition from jealo... 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
  • Time To Choose

    Time To Choose

    USA , 2016 , 100 min.
    Director: Charles Ferguson One Night Only! Tuesday, June 21st at 7:30pm Executive Producer Tom Dinwoodie in-person! Academy Award®-Winning documentary filmmaker Charles Ferguson (Inside Job, No End in Sight) turns his lens to address worldwide climate change challenges and solutions in his new film Time T... more
  • The Dying of the Light

    The Dying of the Light

    USA , 2015 , 95 min.
    Director: Peter Flynn One Night Only! Wednesday, June 29th at 7:30pm. Within the last decade, movie theaters have made the transition to digital projection, ending the reign of film after more than a century. As the technology has changed, moving obsolete film projectors into the realm of the odd collector, the... more
  • Here Come the Videofreex

    Here Come the Videofreex

    USA , 2015 , 79 min.
    Director: Jon Nealon , Jenny Raskin One Night Only! Thursday, June 30th at 7:30pm. “Fascinating … should become mandatory viewing in journalism schools.” –Hollywood Reporter Is there a revolution? In 1969, you’d never know if you just watched TV. But an intrepid band of independent video producers (yes, the first t... more
  • Diary of a Chambermaid

    Diary of a Chambermaid

    France , 2015 , 96 min.
    Director: Benoît Jacquot OPENS Saturday July 2nd exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Léa Seydoux follows in the footsteps of Paulette Goddard and Jeanne Moreau as Célestine, a resentful young Parisian chambermaid who finds herself exiled to a position in the provinces where she immediately chafes against the noxiou... more
  • Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made

    Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made

    USA , 2015 , 107 min.
    Director: Jeremy Coon , Tim Skousen OPENS Friday, July 1st at the Sie FilmCenter. Stars and subjects of the film Chris Strompolos and Eric Zala will be in attendance at select screenings on Saturday July 2nd. After Steven Spielberg's classic Raiders of the Lost Ark was released 35 years ago, three 11-year-old boys fr... more
  • Rocky IV

    Rocky IV

    USA , 1985 , 91 min.
    Director: Sylvester Stallone One Night Only! Friday, July 1st at 10pm. Celebrate America's birthday with this rousing, patriotic cinematic gem from the height of the Cold War! In 1985 the Cold War teetered on the verge of becoming World War III. The Soviet Union was the "evil empire", there were the bombings of Mar... more
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation

    Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation

    USA , 1989 , 100 min.
    Director: Eric Zala FREE with a purchase of a ticket to Raiders! The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made (opening Friday, July 1st) or Raiders of the Lost Ark screening Sunday, July 3rd at 2pm. Filmmakers and star in-attendance! In 1982, two 11-year-old friends in Mississippi set out on ... more
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    USA , 1981 , 115 min.
    Director: Steven Spielberg One Screening Only! Sunday, July 3rd at 2pm. Celebrate the 35th Anniversary with a special screening of this cinematic classic! Renowned archeologist and expert in the occult, Dr. Indiana Jones, is hired by the U.S. Government to find the Ark of the Covenant, which is believed to still ho... more
  • Gurukulam

    Gurukulam

    USA , 2014 , 108 min.
    Director: Neil Dalal , Jillian Elizabeth Opens Friday, July 15th at the Sie FilmCenter. In vivid and sensuous detail, Gurukulam follows a group of students and their teacher as they confront fundamental questions about the nature of reality and self-identity at a remote forest ashram in southern India. Daily chores, medita... more
  • Wiener-Dog

    Wiener-Dog

    USA , 2016 , 90 min.
    Director: Todd Solondz OPENS Friday, July 8th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. 21 years after the world met Dawn Wiener, nerdy middle-schooler and unintentional '90s fashion icon, she's reintroduced in director Todd Solondz's new film, Wiener-Dog, a mostly unconnected pseudo-sequel to his career-launchi... more
  • Films on Tap: Office Space

    Films on Tap: Office Space

    USA , 1999 , 120 min.
    Director: Mike Judge One night Only! Friday, July 8th at 9:30pm 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 Fits

    The Fits

    USA , 2015 , 72 min.
    Director: Anna Rose Holmer OPENS Friday, July 22nd exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Toni trains as a boxer with her brother at a community center in Cincinnati’s West End, but becomes fascinated by the dance team that also practices there. Enamored by their strength and confidence, Toni eventually joins the group,... 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Paprika

    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
  • 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 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
  • Robocop

    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
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