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Red Carpets

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Film Selections


Fri, Nov 5, 8:00pm • USA • Dir. Mike Mills

CENTERPIECE: Johnny (Joaquin Phoenix) and his young nephew (Woody Norman) forge a tenuous but transformational relationship when they are unexpectedly thrown together in this delicate and deeply moving story about the connections between adults and children, the past and the future, from writer-director Mike Mills. SPONSORED BY: Baird The Palm Group


Thu, nov 11, 8:00pm • usa • Dir. Clint Bentley

Clifton Collins Jr. in attendance to receive the 2021 John Cassavetes Award. BIG NIGHT: An aging jockey (Clifton Collins Jr.) hopes to win one last title for his longtime trainer (Molly Parker), who has acquired what appears to be a championship horse. But the years – and injuries – have taken a toll on his body, throwing into question his ability to continue his lifelong passion. And the arrival of a young rookie rider (Moises Arias), who claims to be his son, and whom he takes under his wing, further complicates the path to fulfilling his dream. SPONSORED BY: Liberty Global


Wed, Nov 3, 8:00pm • uk, germany • Dir. Pablo Larraín

OPENING NIGHT: The marriage of Princess Diana and Prince Charles has long since grown cold. Though rumors of affairs and a divorce abound, peace is ordained for the Christmas festivities at the Queen’s Sandringham Estate. There's eating and drinking, shooting and hunting. Diana knows the game. But this year, things will be profoundly different. SPENCER is an imagining of what might have happened during those few fateful days. SPONSORED BY: Moye White


Sat, Nov 13, 8:00pm • USA • Dir. Reinaldo Marcus Green

CLOSING NIGHT: From Warner Bros. Pictures comes King Richard, starring two-time Oscar nominee Will Smith, under the direction of Reinaldo Marcus Green. Armed with a clear vision and a brazen 78-page plan, Richard Williams is determined to write his daughters, Venus and Serena, into history. Training on Compton, California’s abandoned tennis courts - rain or shine - the girls are shaped by their father’s unyielding commitment and their mother’s balanced perspective and keen intuition, defying the seemingly insurmountable odds and prevailing expectations laid before them. SPONSORED BY: Ceavco, Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival

From discounted tickets and all-day happy hour to early reservations and admittance at our beloved Denver Film Festival — at only $65* for the year — you won’t want to pass this up.


Sat, Nov 13, 2:00pm • USA • Dir. Max Lowe

Using never-before-released archival footage of legendary climbers' Alex Lowe and David Bridges ill-fated 1999 expedition, Torn follows Max Lowe's quest to understand his family’s complex relationships in the wake of his father’s death.

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