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Eventive has a FAQ page here with answers to some technical questions.
Box Office: 720-381-0813
The 44th Denver Film Festival begins Wednesday, November 3, 2021, and ends Sunday, November 14, 2021.
Screenings and events will take place at various venues, including the Sie FilmCenter, AMC 9 + CO 10, Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Denver Botanic Gardens, and the Festival Annex at the McNichols Civic Center Building.
The Denver Film Festival invites the entire community to celebrate film. Individual and group tickets can be purchased to films, parties, and other events, but the best way to get involved is to become a member of Denver Film or to volunteer.
The full schedule for the 44th Denver Film Festival is currently live on our website, and anyone can buy tickets!
Parking options vary by festival venue. Please visit the Venues section for details.
Please be aware of the following policies for the 44th Denver Film Festival: Many festival screenings sell out. We recommend that tickets and packages be purchased in advance. No refunds or exchanges will be made. Ticket holders are guaranteed seats up to 15 minutes before the scheduled start of the screening. After this time, any remaining seats may be sold to patrons waiting in the standby ticket line. All foreign language films will be shown in their original language with English subtitles. Please note that many of the films do not carry an MPAA rating. Recording devices are not permitted in the theaters. All bags are subject to inspection. Those that are oversized may, at the discretion of management, be barred from the festival venue. The festival can not hold bags or other personal items while patrons are in the theater. Please silence all electronic devices before showtime. Failure to do so may result in ejection from the theater. Auditoriums must be cleared between screenings. Saving of seats is not permitted, so plan ahead and arrive early! The festival schedule and guests are subject to change; check the Program Sections for the most up-to-date information.
No, theaters will operate at up to full capacity throughout the festival. However, other protocols will be in place as we welcome guests back in a safe and healthy environment. Visit the COVID Safety section to learn more.
Yes. All Denver Film Festival patrons, guests, media, sponsors, staff, and volunteers entering DFF44 venues or event host sites from November 3-14 will be required to show proof that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an FDA or WHO-approved vaccine. “Fully vaccinated” is defined as two weeks after a person’s second dose in a two dose series and two weeks after a single-dose series. Children under the age of 12 – who are currently ineligible to receive the vaccine – must instead provide proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of a screening or event start time.
If over the age of 12: No, no exceptions. If under the age of 12: Proof of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of the screening or event must be shown, along with a photo ID. Once verified, attendees will receive a durable wristband that can be worn throughout DFF44. If the wristband is lost or damaged, please visit a Verification Station to show proof according to the guidelines above, and you will receive a new wristband.
Not to worry, we have a selection of festival films available on our Virtual Platform for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home. Click here to browse the virtual screenings.
Yes. All guests (ages 2 and up) will be required to wear a face covering in indoor festival venues, except when actively eating and/or drinking, regardless of vaccination status. If you don’t have a mask, one will be provided for you.
Verification Stations will be available at all venues and event host sites 90 minutes prior to a screening or event start time. You will need to bring one of the following and a photo ID to be verified: Physical vaccination card, 🖺 Digital proof of vaccination card (photo or scan) that is clear and legible, Or, if under the age of 12: Negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of screening or event. Once verified, attendees will receive a durable wristband that can be worn throughout DFF44. If the wristband is lost or damaged, please visit a Verification Station to show proof according to the guidelines above, and you will receive a new wristband.
Each festival venue will have a designated Verification Station, where you can have your status verified to receive a durable wristband that will be your key to entry for the rest of the festival. Keep this wristband attached to your arm so that you can enter any of the festival venues without needing to visit a Verification Station again. If the wristband is lost or damaged, you will need to go to a Verification Station to be verified again and receive a new wristband.
There is not a social distancing requirement at the Denver Film Festival. However, other protocols will be in place as we welcome guests back in a safe and healthy environment. Visit the COVID Safety section to learn more.
Ticket prices vary depending on the program. Please visit the Ticketing section for details.
Yes, you may purchase tickets at the Box Office located at Sie FilmCenter before the festival, though physical tickets will not be printed at the Box Office. Please visit the Ticketing section to view Pre-Festival Box Office Hours and other ticketing information.
Guests may print tickets purchased online at home and present for scanning at the venue. You may also present your tickets on your smartphone. Physical tickets will not be printed at the box office. Online purchase is available and encouraged for all tickets, which will be scanned prior to entry.
No, physical tickets will not be printed at the Box Office. Guests may print tickets purchased online at home and present for scanning at the venue. You may also present your tickets on your smartphone. Online purchase is available and encouraged for all tickets, which will be scanned prior to entry.
If you have a concern related to COVID-19, please contact the Box Office at 720-381-0813.
If a screening’s allotment of advance tickets has sold out, there may be standby tickets available. Lines begin at the venue’s box office one hour prior to the screening time; those in the standby line will be admitted just prior to the screening on a space available basis. No discounts accepted. Pricing is as follows: Regular screenings: $17, Weekday matinees: $11, Special Presentations: $22, Red Carpet matinee: $35
If you go to the festival Eventive site, log into the site with the same email that you purchased the tickets with. From there, you can go to the MY TICKETS page or the MY TICKET PACKS page to see everything purchased on your account. Both in-person and virtual tickets will appear here in your account.
If you go to the festival Eventive site, log into the site with the same email that you purchased the tickets with. From there, you can go to the MY TICKETS page or the MY TICKET PACKS page to see everything purchased on your account. Both in-person and virtual tickets will show up here on your account.
Please visit the Festival Annex section to view the building hours.
The Festival Annex is home to in-person panels of interdisciplinary experts, thought-provoking immersive experiences, and an expertly created virtual reality program. It’s also the location of the Opening Night Party. There’s something for everyone at the Festival Annex!
Yes, there are Free VR Arcade hours during the festival, as well as Paid VR Arcade hours. Visit the Virtual Reality section for details.
The immersive experiences at the Denver Film Festival are designed to challenge your senses in an interactive, highly engaging environment. You can learn more about the offerings in the Immersive Experiences section.
Yes! Three of the immersive experiences are for virtual participation only. Please visit the Immersive Experiences section for details and to purchase tickets.
The Women+Film Luncheon celebrates the captivating documentary, The Conductor, and features a conversation with former Colorado Symphony music director and conductor Marin Alsop. Your ticket includes the screening of the film following the luncheon at the Denver Botanic Gardens.
Yes, face coverings are required for all guests (ages 2 and up) in indoor festival venues, except when actively eating and drinking, regardless of vaccination status.
A ticket for Culinary Cinema on Wednesday, November 10, includes the film – Come Back Anytime – and a reception for a delicious ramen meal with Chef Jeff Osaka following the screening. Tickets are also available for the film only. Please visit the Special Events section for more details.
The Closing Night Party is at the Chambers Grant Salon in the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. There are two options for ticket purchase: You may buy a ticket for the Closing Night Film only, or for the Closing Night Film & Party. Please visit the Closing Night Film Page for more details.
No, these events will operate at up to full capacity. However, other protocols will be in place as we welcome guests back in a safe and healthy environment. Visit the COVID Safety section to learn more.