Denver Film Membership

Members of Denver Film love movies, from art house films to awards darlings on the festival circuit and everything in between. Our members also understand the importance of supporting a local nonprofit art house theater, one that focuses on bringing the best of cinema to their community. Being a member supports Denver Film’s mission and connects you to a community of film-lovers. Join today and support the only nonprofit theater in Denver.


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Membership Types

General Membership

Make a difference at Denver Film by becoming a member and directly supporting our efforts to cultivate community and transform lives through film.

First Unit Membership

Are you a filmmaker? An exclusive membership available to Colorado Film Industry professionals. For only $80/year you can receive discounts on film submissions, panels, theatre rentals, and invitations to filmmaker events.

Leadership Circle Membership

Ready to take things to a new level? Get exclusive access, special perks and unique opportunities by joining Denver Film’s Leadership Circle.

Membership Options

Denver Film members at ALL levels enjoy:

  • Member-priced tickets (includes Virtual Cinema & DFF43 selections)
  • Happy-hour drink specials all day, every day at the Henderson-Withey Lounge *currently closed*
  • Invitation to Member On-Sale Day for early access to Denver Film Festival schedule and tickets
  • Member discount on Private Theater Rentals
  • Member-priced soda, popcorn (with real butter!), and select candies at the Sie FilmCenter *currently closed*
  • Exclusive Member newsletter
  • Art House Convergence Visiting Member: Enjoy membership benefits at 60 participating art houses around the country. 
  • Discount on matinee screenings at Sie FilmCenter (non-festival or special event; Monday-Friday 1st screening of the day before 5pm) *currently closed*
  • Invitation to free promotional screenings
  • All benefits subject to change and availability, all benefits are valid for one year
Film Buff
$65

This membership for one is perfect for any film lover!

Full amount is tax deductible

Cinephile ($125 Dual/$200 for Four)
$125

A couple, a family, or a group of friends — enjoying movies is always great together. Cinephile members enjoy a concession card for 6/12 free small sodas or small popcorns, and $20/$40 in ticket credit. 

Tax-deductible amount: $105/$160

Celebrity
$275

Take your support to the next level! Celebrity members enjoy a concession card for 12 free small sodas or small popcorns, and $60 in ticket credit.

Tax-deductible amount: $215

Auteur
$550

Built for fans of the Denver Film Festival. Auteur members enjoy a *concession card for 18 free small sodas or small popcorns, and $100 in ticket credit.

*currently closed

Tax-deductible amount: $450

A Leadership Circle Member makes a significant difference at Denver Film by supporting our mission while enjoying great cinema, exclusive access and unique opportunities.  

Leadership Circle memberships enjoy all general membership benefits and: 

  • Recognition at the Denver Film Festival and in Denver Film’s Annual Report
  • Complimentary small popcorn or soda at every visit to the Sie FilmCenter
  • Early access to purchase Denver Film Festival packages & tickets
  • Invitation for two to Denver Film Festival pre-festival screenings and select events
  • Exclusive Denver Film Festival Programmer Picks
  • Access to reserved seating section at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House during the Denver Film Festival Opening and Closing Night Films *not available for DFF43*
  • Admission to Denver Film Festival hospitality lounges *not available for DFF43*
  • All benefits subject to change and availability, all benefits are valid for one year
Enthusiast
$1000

Receive all general membership benefits and the perks of Leadership Circle.

Tax Deductible Amount: $550

Supporter
$1750

Get the VIP treatment with complimentary access to weekly Sie FilmCenter screenings and all special events.

 

Tax-deductible amount: $650

Aficionado
$5000

The most serious film lovers and our most ardent supporters! Admission to all special events and weekly Sie FilmCenter screenings, plus *VIP access for two during the Denver Film Festival, including Opening Night, Centerpiece, and Closing Night Red Carpets.

*not available for DFF43

Tax-deductible amount: $2080

Are you a filmmaker? The First Unit Membership is an exclusive membership available to Colorado Film Industry professionals. For only $80/year you can receive discounts on film submissions, panels, theater rentals, and invitations to filmmaker events.

First Unit Membership Exclusives

  • Discounted tickets to Filmmaker Focus panels and workshops
  • Eligible to apply for Denver Film’s fiscal sponsorship of a film production
  • Fee waived for Denver Film’s film submissions

General Benefits

  • Membership Card
  • No transaction fees on all Denver Film phone and internet ticket orders
  • Discounted admission to Denver Film screenings, parties & events
  • Members-only newsletter with exclusive content
  • Additional member benefit for volunteer service with Denver Film
  • 10% discount on Denver Film merchandise
  • Invitations to quarterly Membership Town Hall meetings
  • Special offers at partnering businesses throughout the year

Sie FilmCenter Benefits *currently closed to the public*

  • Member discount on Private Theater Rentals during public closure
  • Discount on soda, candy & popcorn concessions at SFC
  • Half-price on all regular (non-Festival or special event) matinee screenings at SFC (M-Th, before 5pm)
  • “Happy Hour” drink specials all day, every day at SFC Henderson-Withey Lounge
  • Free admission to exclusive Member preview screenings of upcoming films throughout the year
  • Free admission to monthly Member Retrospective screenings w/ free small popcorn & soda
  • Discount on SFC theater rentals

Denver Film Festival Benefits

  • Early Access to purchase Festival packages & tickets
  • Early member seating at DFF *not available for DFF43*
  • Tickets to the Colorado Film Industry Party *not available for DFF43*