The Watching Hour at the 35th Starz Denver Film Festival

The Watching Hour at the 35th Starz Denver Film Festival

Get ready constant watchers to venture to a place where cinema cracks open to reveal its hidden core. A primal place where the fantastic meets the terrifying, where you’ll see things you thought existed only in your wildest dreams and your sweetest nightmares. This is The Watching Hour.

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Films and Events in Program...

  • The ABCs of Death

    The ABCs of Death

    2012 , 125 min.
    Director: Kaare Andrews , Simon Barrett , Angela Bettis , Hélène Cattet , Ernesto Díaz Espinoza , Jason Eisener , Bruno Forzani , Adrián García Bogliano , Xavier Gens , Jorge Michel Grau , Lee Hardcastle , Noburo Iguchi , Thomas Cappelen Malling , Anders Morgenthaler , Yoshihiro Nishimura , Banjong Pisanthanakun , Simon Rumley , Marcel Sarmiento , Jon Schnepp , Srdjan Spasojevic , Timo Tjahjanto , Andrew Traucki , Nacho Vigalondo , Ti West , Jake West , Ben Wheatley , Adam Wingard , Yûdai Yamaguchi MUST END Thursday, March 14th at the Sie FilmCenter Digital presentation - From the directors of House of the Devil, Hobo with a Shotgun, A Serbian Film, Tokyo Gore Police, You’re Next, and many more comes the genre event of 2012. Twenty-six directors. Twenty-six ways to die. ... more
  • The American Scream

    The American Scream

    USA , 2012 , 91 min.
    Director: Michael Paul Stephenson From the director of Best Worst Movie (SDFF 32) comes this documentary about “home haunters,” dedicated folk who spend all year transforming their homes into neighborhood haunted houses for Halloween.... more
  • The Amityville Horror

    The Amityville Horror

    USA , 1979 , 117 min.
    Director: Stuart Rosenberg The classic that terrified a generation, based on paranormal events said to have befallen the Lutz family upon moving into a Long Island home. James Brolin and Margot Kidder star.... more
  • The Birds

    The Birds

    USA , 1963 , 119 min.
    Director: Alfred Hitchcock Join us in welcoming Tippi Hedren to the 35th Starz Denver Film Festival. We are proud to present a special screening of The Birds, where Ms. Hedren will be presented with the Mayor’s Award for Career Achievement.... more
  • Death Proof w/ Zoe Bell Award Presentation

    Death Proof w/ Zoe Bell Award Presentation

    USA , 2007 , 121 min.
    Director: Quentin Tarantino Join us at this very special Watching Hour showing as we present actress/stuntwoman Zoe Bell (Kill Bill Vol. 1 & 2) with the 35th Starz Denver Film Festival Rising Star Award and show the rarely screened Cannes cut of Quentin Tarantino's 2007 hit film Death Proof!... more
  • Headshot


    Thailand , 2011 , 105 min.
    Director: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang An ex-cop in Bangkok becomes a hit man targeting above-the-law criminals and corrupt politicians. Surviving a shot to the head, he awakens seeing the world upside down and is left to reflect on the consequences of his actions, both karmic and immediate.... more
  • John Dies at the End

    John Dies at the End

    USA , 2012 , 99 min.
    Director: Don Coscarelli MUST END Thursday, February 28th at the Sie FilmCenter Digital Presentation - In JOHN DIES AT THE END, it’s all about the Soy Sauce, a drug that promises an out-of-body experience with each hit. Users drift across time and dimensions. But some who come back are no longer human. Sudden... more
  • The King of Pigs

    The King of Pigs

    South Korea , 2011 , 97 min.
    Director: Yeun Sang-ho In this powerful animated film aimed at adults, two South Korean classmates meet and relive the horrors of being bullied during their middle-school years. The former lower-class “pigs” find hidden meaning in the death of a friend who was the only one to stand up to the merciless oppression.... more
  • The Watching Hour: My Amityville Horror

    The Watching Hour: My Amityville Horror

    USA , 2012 , 89 min.
    Director: Eric Walter Screens Friday & Saturday, March 22nd & 23rd at 10pm in The Watching Hour! Digital presentation - In 1975 the Lutz family vacated their home of 28 days at 112 Ocean Avenue in Amityville, New York. Leaving behind all their belongings, the family claimed to be the victims of a terrifyin... more
  • Wrong


    France , 2013 , 94 min.
    Director: Quentin Dupieux NOW PLAYING through April 11th at the Sie FilmCenter Official WATCHING HOUR Selection of the 35th Starz Denver Film Festival Digital presentation - Dolph Springer (Reno 911’s Jack Plotnick) awakens one morning to find he has lost the sole love of his life – his dog, Paul. Desperate t... more
  • Zombie Town Hall Meeting

    Zombie Town Hall Meeting

    120 min. George Romero, Max Brooks and Steven Schlozman in a live, trans-generational salon talk on the rise of zombie fandom, the role and impact of the modern zombie on popular culture, and practical matters like how to zombie-proof your car.... more
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Today's Showtimes

Captain Fantastic
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