Cinema Q Film Festival 2014  {Presented by Charles Schwab}

Cinema Q Film Festival 2014
Presented by Charles Schwab

July 24th - 27th, 2014 at the Sie FilmCenter

Join the Denver Film Society this summer as we celebrate queer cinema with the sixth annual Cinema Q Film Festival taking place at the Sie FilmCenter July 24th - 27th. Cinema Q presents the best of the best in film that covers every aspect of the LGBTQ community and introduces new visionaries, pays tribute to iconic staples, tells stories from around the world and connects us all with a common message of identity and understanding.

And back again this year is voting for the Audience Award for favorite film and the Best of Fest selections to replay on Monday, July 28 and Tuesday, July 29!

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Tickets ON SALE June 23rd
Ticket prices:
Opening Night Film: Non-Member $20/Denver Film Society Member $15
Closing Night Film: Non-Member $15/Denver Film Society Member $12
Regular Cinema Q screenings: Non-Member $13/ Denver Film Society Member $11

Purchase the Cinema Q Festival Pass and experience the entire Cinema Q Film Festival from top to bottom at a rate that can't be beat!
$75- for Non-Members and $60 for DFS Members
The Festival pass gets you in to as many films during Cinema Q as you like and includes the Opening Night & Closing Night receptions as well as other events.
After purchase your pass will be waiting for you at the Sie FilmCenter box office and one ticket will be held for you for each film during Cinema Q, July 24th - 27th.

Cinema Q Film Festival 2014 Sponsors:




Films and Events in Program...

  • Web Series are the New Black

    Web Series are the New Black

    USA , 2013 , 90 min. Friday, July 25th at 7:00pm Frustrated LGBT filmmakers faced with fewer and fewer funding and distribution options have turned to the internet as a means to bring their stories to a wider audience, and the opportunities (along with budgets and production value) have grown in leaps and bounds... more
  • Dog Day Afternoon

    Dog Day Afternoon

    USA , 1975 , 125 min.
    Director: Sidney Lumet Friday July 25th, 9:40pm Sidney Lumet's Dog Day Afternoon was a hit when it was released in 1975, and it's not hard to see why. Bank robbers make great folk heroes, and this story was based on real events that took place in Brooklyn's Park Slope in August 1972... more
  • Appropriate Behavior

    Appropriate Behavior

    USA , 2013 , 90 min.
    Director: Desiree Akhavan Shirin is struggling to become an ideal Persian daughter, politically correct bisexual and hip young Brooklynite. But she’s not quite Persian enough, not quite gay enough, not quite anything enough. She fails miserably in her attempt at all identities, and being without a cliché to... more
  • My Prairie Home

    My Prairie Home

    2013 , 77 min. Saturday July 26th, 2:00pm In Chelsea McMullan’s documentary-musical, My Prairie Home, indie singer Rae Spoon takes us on a playful, meditative and at times melancholic journey. Set against majestic images of the infinite expanses of the Canadian Prairies, Spoon sweetly croons us t... more
  • The Dog

    The Dog

    USA , 2013 , 100 min.
    Director: Allison Berg , François Keraudren ENDS THURSDAY. John Wojtowicz took pride in being a pervert. Coming of age in the 1960s, his libido was excessive even by the libertine standards of the era, with multiple wives and lovers, both women and men. In August 1972, he attempted to rob a Brooklyn bank to finance his lover's sex-r... more
  • Kidnapped for Christ

    Kidnapped for Christ

    2013 , 84 min.
    Director: Kate Logan Saturday, July 26th, 5:00pm Kidnapped for Christ tells the shocking stories of American teenagers who were taken from their homes and shipped to Escuela Caribe, an American-run Christian behavior modification program in the Dominican Republic. When a young evangelical filmmaker is gra... more
  • BEST OF CINEMA Q: Queens & Cowboys: A Straight Year On The Gay Rodeo

    BEST OF CINEMA Q: Queens & Cowboys: A Straight Year On The Gay Rodeo

    USA , 2014 , 92 min.
    Director: Matt Livadary Saturday, July 26th, 7:00pm Queens & Cowboys: A Straight Year On The Gay Rodeo chronicles a complete season of the International Gay Rodeo Association. Roping and riding across North America for the past 30 years, the IGRA’s courageous cowboys and cowgirls brave challenges both in and... more
  • BEST OF CINEMA Q: The Way He Looks

    BEST OF CINEMA Q: The Way He Looks

    Brazil , 2013 , 92 min. Saturday, July 26th, 7:30pm Winner of the Teddy Award, the Berlin Film Festival’s official LGBT award, Leonardo is a blind teenager dealing with an overprotective mother while trying to live a more independent life. To the disappointment of his best friend, Giovana, he plans to go on an exch... more
  • The Adventures Of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert

    The Adventures Of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert

    1994 , 104 min.
    Director: Stephan Elliott Saturday, July 26th, 9:30pm Get back on the bus for a special 20th anniversary screening of the drag-classic The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert. The unlikely cast consists of Terrance Stamp, Hugo Weaving and Guy Pierce play two drag queens and a transsexual making their ... more
  • BEST OF CINEMA Q: Lilting

    BEST OF CINEMA Q: Lilting

    United Kingdom , 2013 , 86 min.
    Director: Hong Khaou Sunday, July 27th, 2:15pm Set in contemporary London, Lilting tells the story of a Cambodian-Chinese mother mourning the untimely death of her son. Her world is suddenly disrupted by the presence of a stranger. Though they don’t share a common language, a translator helps piece togeth... more
  • Mala Mala

    Mala Mala

    Puerto Rico , 2013 , 89 min.
    Director: Antonio Santini , Dan Sickles Sunday, July 27th, 4:20pm The vibrant trans community in Puerto Rico is beautifully captured in Dan Sickles and Antonio Santini’s documentary Mala Mala. Featuring colorful and diverse subjects from sex workers, rights advocates, and a group of drag performers called The Doll House see... more
  • BEST OF CINEMA Q:  The Circle

    BEST OF CINEMA Q: The Circle

    Switzerland , 2013 , 102 min.
    Director: Stefan Haupt Sunday, July 27th, 2:00pm In the years following World War II, a small band of Swiss writers dared to publish their bimonthly magazine Der Kreis (The Circle), smuggling it into countries throughout Europe. It provided subscribers with news and erotica (in German, French, and English),... more
  • The 10 Year Plan

    The 10 Year Plan

    USA , 2013 , 90 min.
    Director: JC Calciano Sunday, July 27th, 4:30pm The 10 Year Plan is a classic romantic comedy that tells the story of Myles and Brody – two friends who make a pact to be together if neither finds love in ten years’ time. Two months shy of their deadline, both friends try to avoid ending up as each other’s ... more
  • Closing Night: Limited Partnership

    Closing Night: Limited Partnership

    USA , 2014 , 75 min.
    Director: Thomas G. Miller Sunday, July 27th, 7:15pm. Ticket includes Closing Night Party in Henderson’s Lounge at the Sie FilmCenter preceding the screening at 5:30pm. Filmmaker Thomas Miller and former Boulder County Clerk Clela Rorex in attendance. Limited Partnership is the 40-year love story between Filipi... more
  • Films on Tap: Top Gun

    Films on Tap: Top Gun

    USA , 1986 , 110 min.
    Director: Tony Scott Friday July 3rd, 10pm Come early at 8pm to check out fireworks at Civic Center Park from the top floor of our parking garage! Ray-bans, cheesy music, sweaty beach volleyball! As if Top Gun couldn’t get any more amazing we’re added booze into the mix! You'll be given a list a "rules... more
  • Cinema Q 2014 Festival Pass

    Cinema Q 2014 Festival Pass

    Includes tickets to all screenings, both Opening and Closing receptions plus ticket for complimentary meal at Saturday’s BBQ on the Sie FilmCenter patio Denver Film Society Member - $60; General - $75... more
  • CinemaQ Shorts Package

    CinemaQ Shorts Package

    91 min. Sometimes good things come in small servings. For the first time CinemaQ presents a selection of the top queer short films making the rounds on the festival circuit this year. You might laugh or cry, but your attention span will not run out. Featuring a mix of styles, countries, and sexual identitie... more
  • Queens & Cowboys BBQ

    Queens & Cowboys BBQ

    350 min. Saturday July 26th, 12:00pm Bust out the ten-gallon and belt buckle and join us on the patio of the Sie FilmCenter for an all day cookout sure to be a gay olde time! All are welcomed but festival pass holders will receive free food and drink. Sponsored by Lifestyles Catering... more
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