Members of Denver Film love movies, from esoteric art films to awards darlings on the festival circuit and everything in between. Our members also understand the importance of supporting a local arthouse theater, one that focuses on bringing the best the world of cinema has to offer to their neighborhood. Being a member supports Denver Film’s mission and connects you to a community of film-lovers. Join today, we couldn’t do this without your support.

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

DFS members at ALL levels enjoy:

  • Member priced tickets
  • Happy-hour drink specials all day, every day at the Henderson-Withey Lounge
  • Invitation to Member On-Sale Day for early access to Denver Film Festival schedule and tickets
  • Early seating during the Denver Film Festival
  • Member priced soda, popcorn (with real butter!), and select candies at the Sie FilmCenter 
  • Free admission to Monthly Member Screenings with a complimentary small popcorn and small soda
  • Member newsletter emails
  • 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)
  • Invitation to free promotional screenings
  • Weekly e-mail of Denver Film screenings and events
  • 10% Member Discount on Sie FilmCenter theater rentals
  • 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.

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
  • Sneak Peek of the Denver Film Festival schedule
  • Early access to purchase Denver Film Festival packages & tickets
  • Early member seating at Denver Film Festival
  • Invitation for two to Denver Film Festival Preview Reception
  • 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
  • Admission to Denver Film Festival hospitality lounges
  • 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 mini-festivals.

 

Tax-deductible amount: $650

Aficionado
$5000

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

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
  • Weekly email calendar of Denver Film films & events
  • Members-only e-newsletter with special offers
  • 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

  • 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 and Member-Only Day at the Festival Box Office
  • DFF Matinee Ticket: Unlimited access for one to all regular priced matinee films (M-F before 5:30 pm)
  • Early member seating at DFF
  • Tickets to the Colorado Film Industry Party