The Debatefest series is in partnership with the University of Denver in anticipation of the first Presidential Debate which DU is hosting on October 3rd. The films are a collection of titles that shaped the way we view the campaign trail and political discourse.

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Films and Events in Program...

  • Dr. Strangelove: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    Dr. Strangelove: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

    1964 , 95 min.
    Director: Stanley Kubrick 50th anniversary screening of a brand new 35mm print! Arguably the greatest black comedy ever made, Stanley Kubrick's cold war classic is the ultimate satire of the nuclear age. Dr. Strangelove is a perfect spoof of political and military insanity, beginning when General Jack D. Rip... more
  • Being There

    Being There

    1979 , 130 min.
    Director: Hal Ashby 7:00pm Sept 13th at the Davis Auditorium (DU) Chance is a simple-minded man who has been isolated his whole life, living in a man's house and tending his garden. When the benefactor dies, the gardener is thrust into the cruel world and by acts of fate, he becomes a prominent and influential ... more
  • Kennedy-Nixon Debate

    Kennedy-Nixon Debate

    1960 , 60 min. FREE! 7:00pm Sept 27th at the Davis Auditorium (DU) The Great Debates marked television's grand entrance into presidential politics. For the first time voters could see their candidates in competition. 70 million U.S. viewers tuned in to watch Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice-President Richa... more
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Today's Showtimes

Blood Simple
2:00 PM
4:20 PM
Richard Linklater: Dream is Destiny
2:10 PM
4:30 PM
2:20 PM
4:40 PM
7:20 PM
The Lobster
7:00 PM
Morris From America
7:00 PM

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