DENVER FILM SOCIETY ANNOUNCES DATES FOR 6TH ANNUAL WOMEN+FILM FESTIVALFESTIVAL PASSES ON SALE NOW
February 5, 2016 (Denver, CO) -The Denver Film Society announced today the dates for the 6th Women+Film Festival. The Festival will take place at the Sie FilmCenter March 15 – 20 and all-access passes are on sale now.Inspired by the theme of International Women’s Day, which is celebrated globally every March, the Women+Film Festival showcases a high profile, women-centric mix of documentaries, feature presentations and short films. The festival also includes receptions, a special brunch and many in-person guests to highlight thought-provoking, inspirational stories of women from around the world.”We are extremely proud to continue bringing the best female-centric programming to the Sie FilmCenter,” says Brit Withey, Artistic Director of the Denver Film Society. “The Women+Film Festival has featured everything from politics to comic-strips; feasts to street fights and we are thrilled to highlight some of the most eclectic and diverse voices in film for a sixth year.”All-access Festival passes are on sale now. A complete Festival pass to the Women+Film Festival is $90 for DFS members and $100 for non-members. The pass includes all films, as well as access to receptions and special events. Visit DenverFilm.org for more information and to purchase your passes. To further support the Women+Film Festival, join the Women+Film Premiere Circle. The $500 membership includes an all-access pass to the Festival, tickets to Women+Film events throughout the year and the Denver Film Festival. More information about the Women+Film Premiere Circle Membership can be found here.
The Denver Film Society hosts Women+Film events throughout the year. Each event includes a screening of a film, post screening Q&A with a filmmaker and a reception. On February 24, Denver Film Society will screen the film The Armor of Light with writer/director Abby Disney Skyping in for a post- screening Q&A to kick off the Women+Film Festival and announce program details.
Individual tickets to Women+Film Festival will go on sale February 26 when the full schedule is announced.
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Individual tickets will go on sale February 26 when the full program is announced and can be purchased at denverfilm.org or the box office at the Sie FilmCenter (2510 East Colfax Avenue, Denver). All Women+Film Festival screenings and events will take place at the Sie FilmCenter.###
Women+Film Founding: Barbara Bridges Associate: Gourmet Fine Catering, Argonaut Wine & Liquor Film Sponsors: Girls Inc., Stephanie Bruno Wealth Advisor Contributing: E&J Gallo Wines Media Partners: Denver Life Magazine Festival Friends: SAG-AFTRA, Sage Hospitality Government: SCFD
Women+Film is a year-round program of the Denver Film Society that not only celebrates the art and achievements of female filmmakers around the world, but also brings together an array of scholars, civil- and human-rights advocates, community leaders and concerned members of the public to shine the spotlight on social issues through cinema and the dialogue it stimulates.
ABOUT THE DENVER FILM SOCIETY
Founded in 1978, the Denver Film Society (DFS) is a membership-based, nonprofit cultural institution that produces film events throughout the year, including the award-winning Denver Film Festival and the popular, summertime series Film on the Rocks. With a vision to cultivate community and transform lives through film, the Film Society provides opportunities for diverse audiences to discover film through creative, thought-provoking experiences. The permanent home of the Denver Film Society, the Sie FilmCenter is Denver’s only year-round cinematheque, presenting a weekly-changing calendar of first- run exclusives and arthouse revivals both domestic and foreign, narrative and documentary-over 600 per year, all shown in their original language and format. DFS’ one-of-a-kind programs annually reach more than 200,000 film lovers and film lovers-in-training. For more information visit: denverfilm.org.