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...

  • Beloved Sisters

    Beloved Sisters

    Germany , 2014 , 170 min.
    Director: Dominik Graf Opens Friday, May 1st exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Beloved Sisters depicts the unconventional romance between two aristocratic sisters and a rebellious poet who took the European literary world by storm in the late eighteenth century. As the German Enlightenment flourishes in... more
  • Jauja


    USA , 2014 , 1 min.
    Director: Lisandro Alonso Opens Friday, May 1st exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. A remote military outpost in Patagonia, 1882, during the so-called "Conquest of the Desert", a genocidal campaign against the aboriginal population of the region. Acts of savagery abound on all sides. Captain Gunnar Dinesen has come ... more
  • Li'l Quinquin

    Li'l Quinquin

    France , 2014 , 197 min.
    Director: Bruno Dumont OPENS Friday, May 1st exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. French auteur Bruno Dumont, best known for uncompromising and austere dramas, proves with the comedy Li’l Quinquin that he is capable of shifting gears without conceding his signature style. This absurdist, metaphysical murder... more
  • The People vs. George Lucas

    The People vs. George Lucas

    USA , 2010 , 104 min.
    Director: Alexandre O. Philippe One Night Only! Monday, May the 4th at 7:15pm Director Alexandre Phillipe in-person! The passion the original Star Wars trilogy inspires in its fans is unparalleled; but when it comes to George Lucas himself—one of the most passionately debated filmmakers of all time—many have foun... more
  • The Hand That Feeds

    The Hand That Feeds

    USA , 2014 , 88 min.
    Director: Robin Blotnick , Rachel Lears One Night Only! Tues, May 5th at 7:15pm At a popular deli on New York's Upper East Side, customers get bagels and coffee served with a smile 24 hours a day. But behind the scenes, undocumented immigrant workers face sublegal wages, dangerous machinery, and abusive managers. Mild-mannered s... more
  • Touch of Evil

    Touch of Evil

    USA , 1958 , 95 min.
    Director: Orson Welles One Night Only! Wed, May 6th at 7:15pm. Celebrate the 100th Birthday of Orson Welles with a screening of this great, classic film noir! (We will be screening the 111 min. restored version) This baroque nightmare of a south-of-the-border mystery is considered to be one of the great movi... more
  • 5 Flights Up

    5 Flights Up

    USA , 2014 , 92 min.
    Director: Richard Loncraine OPENS Friday, May 8th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Forty years ago, artist Alex Carver (Morgan Freeman) bought a run-down apartment in a sketchy part of Brooklyn with his wife, schoolteacher Ruth (Diane Keaton). Today, their neighborhood is now very hip and their apartment worth a sm... more
  • She's Lost Control

    She's Lost Control

    USA , 2015 , 90 min.
    Director: Anja Marquardt OPENS Friday, May 8th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Official Selection: Berlin, SXSW, New Directors/New Films Fiercely independent, Ronah works as a sexual surrogate in New York City, teaching her clients the very thing they fear most - to be intimate. Her life unravels when she st... more
  • Films on Tap: Pitch Perfect

    Films on Tap: Pitch Perfect

    USA , 2012 , 112 min. One Night Only! Friday, May 8th 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
  • Apocalypse WOW!: Mad Max Fury Road

    Apocalypse WOW!: Mad Max Fury Road

    USA , 2015 , 140 min.
    Director: George Miller Special Sneak Preview! Saturday, May 9th at 10pm Check back for details on how to attend this FREE sneak preview screening. Filmmaker George Miller gears up for another post-apocalyptic action adventure with Fury Road, the fourth outing in the Mad Max film series. Charlize T... more
  • Blush & Bashful Screening of Steel Magnolias

    Blush & Bashful Screening of Steel Magnolias

    1989 , 117 min.
    Director: Herbert Ross Shelby! Drink Your Mimosa! Special Mother's Day Screening of Steel Magnolias. Ticket price includes complimentary mimosas.... more
  • NYFCS: Every Secret Thing

    NYFCS: Every Secret Thing

    USA , 2015 , 153 min.
    Director: Amy Berg One Night Only! Tues, May 12th at 7:30pm Preshow begins at 7:30pm Film begins at 8pm Simulcast Q&A begins after the end credits and lasts approx 30min Guests: Diane Lane, Francis McDormand, Dakota Fanning and Director Amy Berg The Sie FilmCenter has been invited to host an exclusi... more
  • Metalhead


    Iceland , 2013 , 101 min. One Night Only! Wednesday, May 13th at 7:15pm Faith. Redemption. Judas Priest. Megadeth! Hera is not like the other girls in her small Icelandic town: she's a sexy, howling, DIY headbanger whose songs are a tribute to her dead heavy metal-obsessed brother. Fueled by a remarkable breakou... more
  • Ned Rifle

    Ned Rifle

    USA , 2015 , 85 min.
    Director: Hal Hartley Opens May 15th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Henry Fool and Fay Grim's son Ned sets out to find and kill his father for destroying his mother's life. But his aims are frustrated by the troublesome, sexy, and hilarious Susan, whose connection to Henry predates even his arrival in the l... more
  • Bootleg Theater: Something Evil

    Bootleg Theater: Something Evil

    USA , 1972 , 73 min.
    Director: Steven Spielberg One Night only! Friday, May 15th at 10pm. Bootleg Theater presents the best (worst?) unauthorized, unavailable, or unreleased films. Films not coming to a theater near you! Before Jaws, before Poltergeist even before The Amityville Horror, there was…Something Evi... more
  • Sound + Vision: Hall & Oates - Recorded Live in Dublin

    Sound + Vision: Hall & Oates - Recorded Live in Dublin

    USA , 2015 , 120 min. One Night Only! Saturday, May 16th at 7:30pm Ticket price includes admission to post-screening dance party with DJ Tyler Hayden aka T.W.T.S.H. from Guilty Pleasures. Wear your best yacht gear and win prizes! Daryl Hall and John Oates finally returned to Europe as they played before a sell... more
  • Apocalypse WOW!: Mad Max

    Apocalypse WOW!: Mad Max

    Australia , 1979 , 93 min.
    Director: George Miller One night Only! Saturday, May 16th at 10pm This stunning, post-apocalyptic action thriller from director George Miller stars Mel Gibson as Max Rockatansky, a policeman in the near future who is tired of his job. Since the apocalypse, the lengthy, desolate stretches of highway in the Austr... more
  • Cinema Q: Packed in a Trunk - The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson

    Cinema Q: Packed in a Trunk - The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson

    USA , 2015 , 77 min.
    Director: Michelle Boyaner One Night Only! Tuesday, May 19th at 7:15pm Post-screening skype with filmmakers and cast! Packed In a Trunk uncovers the story of artist Edith Lake Wilkinson, committed to an asylum in 1924 and never heard from again. We follow the journey of Edith’s great-niece as she pieces tog... more
  • Introduction to Federico Fellini

    Introduction to Federico Fellini

    180 min. Learn about the great director Federico Fellini through a screening and discussion of one of his great, early films, I Vitelloni.... more
  • Good Kill

    Good Kill

    USA , 2015 , 100 min.
    Director: Andrew Niccol Opens Friday, May 22nd exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. In the shadowy world of drone warfare, combat unfolds like a video game-only with real lives at stake. After six tours of duty, Air Force pilot Tom Egan (Ethan Hawke) yearns to get back into the cockpit of a real plane, but he now f... more
  • I am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story

    I am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story

    USA , 2014 , 90 min. Opens Friday, May 29 exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. I Am Big Bird is a feature-length documentary about Caroll Spinney, who has been Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch since 1969… and at 80 years old, he has no intention of stopping. Think you know everything there is... more
  • Slow West

    Slow West

    USA , 2015 , 84 min.
    Director: John Maclean Opens Friday, May 22nd exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. This contemporary take on the traditional western tells the story of naïve 16-year-old Jay Cavendish, a Scottish aristocrat, on his quest to find his former lover in the dangerous American West of the late 19th century. He meets up ... more
  • Tangerines


    Estonia , 2013 , 87 min.
    Director: Zaza Urushadze OPENS Friday, May 22nd exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Oscar and Golden Globe nominee for Best Foreign Language Film! Set in 1992, during the growing conflict between Georgia and Abkhazian separatists in the wake of the Soviet Union's dissolution, this compassionate tale focuses on t... more
  • Apocalypse WOW!:The Omega Man

    Apocalypse WOW!:The Omega Man

    USA , 1971 , 99 min.
    Director: Boris Sagal One Night Only! Saturday, May 23rd at 10pm This second film adaptation of Richard Matheson's science-fiction novel I Am Legend (the first version being The Last Man on Earth with Vincent Price) unfolds in a post-apocalyptic 1976. Charlton Heston is Robert Neville, the sole recipient... more
  • In Country

    In Country

    USA , 80 min.
    Director: Mike Attie , Meghan O'Hara One Night Only! Monday, May 25th. Few would mistake Oregon’s grassy fields for the jungles of Vietnam, but war reenactors try. Dressed in fatigues, these men willingly recreate a war most choose to forget. Young veterans like Tuna, who’s still on a high from his tour in Iraq, take on perso... more
  • Heaven Adores You

    Heaven Adores You

    USA , 2013 , 104 min.
    Director: Nickolas Rossi This documentary juxtaposes Elliott Smith’s music with scenes from the three cities he was most associated with. Covering his pop-punk days in Portland, his fame in New York, and his downward spiral in Los Angeles, the film explores the personality of a man who loved life more than many know... more
  • The Human Centepede 3 (The Final Sequence)

    The Human Centepede 3 (The Final Sequence)

    USA , 2015 , 100 min.
    Director: Tom Six Opens Friday, May 29th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Bully prison warden Bill Boss (Dieter Laser), leading a big state prison in the USA, has a lot of problems; his prison statistically has the highest number of prison riots, medical costs and staff turnover in the country. But foremo... more
  • Everything is Terrible! Legends

    Everything is Terrible! Legends

    USA , 2015 , 120 min. One Night Only! June 3rd at 8pm Once a millenium, something emerges from the darkest corner of the universe and enlightens us to the true meaning of being. Something so mystickal, so magickal, and so mind-splitting that all concepts before its existence sounds stupid and boring. Of course,... more
  • Revenge of the Mekons

    Revenge of the Mekons

    USA , 2014 , 95 min.
    Director: Joe Angio One Night Only! Thursday, June 4th at 7:15pm. Revenge of the Mekons charts the unlikely career of the genre-defying collective notorious for being—as rock critic Greil Marcus notes—“the band that took punk ideology most seriously.” Born out of the 1977 British punk scene, the Mekon... more
  • Marie's Story

    Marie's Story

    France , 2014 , 94 min.
    Director: Jean-Pierre Améris OPENS Friday, June 5th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. At the turn of the 19th century, a humble artisan and his wife have a daughter, Marie, who is born deaf and blind and unable to communicate with the world around her. Desperate to find a connection to their daughter and avoid sendin... more
  • My Dinner with Andre

    My Dinner with Andre

    USA , 1981 , 110 min.
    Director: Louis Malle One Night Only! Friday, June 5th at 10pm on 35mm film! A extended conversation between two old friends over dinner proves an unexpectedly fascinating subject for a film in the critically acclaimed My Dinner with André. The talkers in question are André Gregory, a renowned experimental the... more
  • Apocalypse WOW!: Hardware

    Apocalypse WOW!: Hardware

    USA , 1990 , 94 min. One Night Only! Saturday, June 13th at 10pm. Screened from director's Richard Stanley's personal 35mm filmprint - The only print of the unrated version known to exist! In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, a group of humans struggle to survive when a disassembled android rebuilds itself and ... more
  • Madame Bovary

    Madame Bovary

    USA , 2015 , 118 min. OPENS Friday, June 12th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. Set in Normandy, France, this is the classic story of Emma Bovary, a young beauty who impulsively marries small-town doctor, Charles Bovary, to leave her father's pig farm far behind. But after being introduced to the glamorous wor... more
  • Apocalypse WOW!: Twelve Monkeys

    Apocalypse WOW!: Twelve Monkeys

    USA , 1995 , 130 min.
    Director: Terry Gilliam One Night Only! Sat, June 13th at 10pm. An intense film about time travel, this sci-fi entry was directed by Terry Gilliam, a member of the comedy troupe Monty Python. The film stars Bruce Willis as James Cole, a prisoner of the state in the year 2035 who can earn parole if he agrees to tr... more
  • Face of an Angel

    Face of an Angel

    USA , 2014 , 101 min.
    Director: Michael Winterbottom OPENS Friday, June 19th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. In 2007, a twenty-one-year-old British student named Meredith Kercher was brutally murdered in Perugia, Italy. Suspicions turned almost immediately to her American flatmate, Amanda Knox. The ensuing arrests, trial, and convictions ... more
  • Apocalypse WOW!: Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    Apocalypse WOW!: Terminator 2: Judgment Day

    USA , 1991 , 150 min. One Night Only! Sat, June 27th at 10pm. A sequel to the sci-fi action thriller that made him and star Arnold Schwarzenegger A-list Hollywood names, writer/director James Cameron upped the ante with this follow-up by employing a more sweeping storyline and cutting-edge special effects. Lind... more
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