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Denver Film announces the dates for 44th Annual Denver Film Festival

DENVER – July 8, 2021 – As the largest film festival in the Rocky Mountain region, the Denver Film Festival is back with a schedule that combines virtual and in-person programming and events. The 44th edition of the Denver Film Festival will run for two weeks, kicking off Nov. 3 and running through Nov. 14.

After much acclaim in 2020, this year’s festival will again offer films and content on Denver Film’s Virtual Cinema. The Festival will also return in-person for daily and Red Carpet screenings, events and entertainment at locations throughout the city including McNichols Civic Center Building, Sie FilmCenter, Ellie Caulkins Opera House, as well as pop-up events around metro Denver. The Festival’s virtual programming will be accessible through use of Denver Film’s Virtual Cinema platform available to screen at www.denverfilm.org and by downloading the Denver Film app for Roku TV or Apple TV.

“We’re very excited to announce the dates for the Denver Film Festival and bring our audiences back in-person,” said Denver Film Chief Marketing Officer, Kevin Smith. “After a fully virtual Denver Film Festival last year, we know our members and film lovers throughout the area are eager to come together again to enjoy a robust lineup of screenings, events, panels, and more.”

General Admission tickets and Ticket Packs are on sale and available at denverfilm.org. General Admission tickets are $13 for Denver Film Members / $17 Non-Member. Matinee tickets are $8 for Denver Film Members / $11 Non-Member (weekdays only). Early Bird 5-Pack tickets are $50 for Denver Film Members / $70 Non-Member and will increase to $55 for Denver Film Members / $75 Non-Member in late-August. Early Bird 10-Pack tickets are $100 for Denver Film Members / $135 Non-Member and will increase to $110 for Denver Film Members / $145 Non-Member in late-August.

“After an incredibly successful Virtual Denver Film Festival last year, which included sellout films and rave reviews from our guests, we’re looking forward to offering both the virtual and in-person festival traditions this year,” said Denver Film CEO, James Mejía. “From walking the Red Carpet at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, diving into our expansive Virtual Reality selection at the McNichols Civic Center Building, watching fantastic films at our Sie FilmCenter, or enjoying from the comforts of your own home, this year’s Denver Film Festival will be sure to inspire and delight.”

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2021 Denver Film Festival Sponsors:

MARQUEE: Anna and John J. Sie Foundation, Amazon, AOR, Barbara Bridges, Capital One Café, Liberty Global, Moye White, Sheila K. O’Brien, Xfinity

SPOTLIGHT: SeriesFest, University of Denver – Department of Languages, Literatures, & Cultures, William LaBahn

STUDIO: American Airlines

CAMEO: Eldorado Natural Spring Water, Molly’s Spirits, Ratio Beerworks, Syntrinsic, The Palm Group – Baird, TV5MONDE

GOVERNMENT: Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, Colorado Creative Industries, Consulate General of Canada, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, National Endowment for the Arts, Riverfront Park Community Foundation, Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD)

FILM: Colorado Film and Video Association (CFVA), Pizzeria Locale, Visit Denver, Vizzy Hard Seltzer

PARTNERS: Denver Arts & Venues, Ken’s Print & Graphics, Pearl Street Marketing

About Denver Film

Founded in 1978, Denver Film is a membership-based, 501(c)(3) 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, Denver Film provides opportunities for diverse audiences to discover film through creative, thought-provoking experiences.

The permanent home of Denver Film, 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. Denver Film’s one-of-a-kind programs annually reach more than 200,000 film lovers and film lovers-in-training.

Denver Film announces the dates for 44th Annual Denver Film Festival

Denver Film Media Contacts:

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Marty Schechter: marty@schechterpr.com

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