Scream Screen

Scream Screen is a quarterly (or so) horror film series programmed and hosted by Theresa Mercado at the Sie FilmCenter in Denver, Colorado featuring live music, special guests and outlandish cosplay before screenings of under-seen and classic genre films, on 35mm and 16mm film whenever possible.

Since 2015, Scream Scream has made the Sie FilmCenter its home for a quarterly slice of the best in under-seen and subversive horror cinema. Always hosted and curated by Theresa Mercado.

Previous Scream Screen series include: “Treasury of Terror: A Decade of Horror Anthologies”, “The Psychosexual Films of David Cronenberg,” “Journey Into a Damaged Brain,” “The Horror Films of John Carpenter,” “When Animals Attack!”, “The Giallo Films of Dario Argento,” “The Films of the New French Extremity,” “The Non-Zom Films Of George A. Romero,” “As Seen On TV!”, “Beyond Elm Street: A Tribute To Wes Craven,” “The Truth Is Out There!”, “Welcome To The Funhouse: A Birthday Slash-ebration of Tobe Hooper,” “Christmas In July,” “Petrified Woods,” “Hell On Wheels,” and our first Virtual Cinema event “All You Can Eat.” For more information visit



Best of Denver 2019

2019 Westword Best of Denver Winner

“Best Live Music with a Horror Movie”

We're so excited to continue our deep relationship with Theresa and her spooky spawn - Scream Screen - by helping to bring this beloved program into the comfort of your own home while exploring the wildly expansive universe around cinema's most notoriously haunted house.
Keith Garcia
Artistic Director - Sie FilmCenter

Upcoming Events

Welcome to Amityville

Join host Theresa Mercado for four of the spookiest selections from the 20+ films in the AMITYVILLE franchise available to watch via Eventive Thursday 4/22 at 7:00pm MST – Sunday 4/25 at 11:45pm MST.

Theresa will be presenting the surprise AMITYVILLE films “live” from Colorado’s haunted Black Monarch Hotel…if she can survive overnight! When you purchase your ticket, please be sure to submit your guess for which four films will be shown! All correct answers will be entered to win prizes from The Black Monarch, Denver Film, Cult Legacy, Bierstadt Lagerhaus and more! Lots of terrifying surprises in store…all from the safety and comfort of your own personal haunted house and couch!

$15 Denver Film Member / $20 Non-Member

The Amityville story is perhaps the most well-known haunted house franchise with more than 20+ films spanning 40 years. I'm excited to surprise this year’s audiences with a selection of four of the weirdest films of the lot as part of Scream Screen presents: Welcome to Amityville! There will be lots of terrifying surprises in store, all from the safety and comfort of your own personal haunted house and couch.
Theresa Mercado
Scream Screen Founder

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