Watch Sundance Film Fest Selections at the Sie FilmCenter

12 Official Selections Coming to Denver

January 28 – February 3, 2021

Presented by Denver Film and the Sundance Institute with Acura, SundanceTV, Chase Sapphire, and Adobe.

This year, we’re bringing the Sundance Film Festival experience out into local communities. Adventurous audiences around the world are invited to join us in our Satellite Screens, a constellation of mission-driven arthouse cinemas, arts organizations, drive-ins, and pop-ups. Via a mix of online experiences and in-person programming (as health and safety guidelines allow), our Satellite Screens will feature 2021 Festival features as well as specially curated content designed with local audiences in mind.

Arthouse cinemas are the backbone of independent film, and we’re so excited to partner with them and provide a way for cinephiles across the country to safely do what they love: watch movies together. Browse through the 12 Official Selections below and book a private screening at the Sie FilmCenter for you and up to 9 guests!

This is a private theater rental for you and up to 9 guests.

Individual groups or “pods” will not be allowed to mingle together or combine screenings.


Soda & Popcorn for each guest included

10 people maximum per theater

Times listed above are the only times available for each film. No exceptions.


All CDC guidelines will be complied with and followed explicitly

If you or your guests are feeling ill, we ask that you stay home.

2021 Official Selections

The Pink Cloud

Jan 29, 4:00pm • Brazil • 105min

A mysterious and deadly pink cloud appears across the globe, forcing everyone to stay home. Strangers at the outset, Giovana and Yago try to invent themselves as a couple as years of shared lockdown pass.

How It Ends (SOLD OUT)

Jan 29, 7:00pm • USA • 82min

On the last day on Earth, one woman goes on a journey through LA to make it to her last party before the world ends, running into an eclectic cast of characters along the way.

Bring Your Own Brigade

Jan 30, 1:00 pm • USA • 100min

A character-driven vérité and revelatory investigation takes us on a journey embedded with firefighters and residents on a mission to understand the causes of historically large wildfires and how to survive them, discovering that the solution has been here all along.


Jan 30, 4:00pm • Sweden • 91min

With just a mobile phone and a gun, Mahmud, Ziyad and their group risk their lives trying to save Yazidi women and girls being held by ISIS as Sabaya (abducted sex slaves) in the most dangerous camp in the Middle East, Al-Hol in Syria.

El Planeta

Jan 30, 7:00pm • USA • 79min

Amidst the devastation of post-crisis Spain, mother and daughter bluff and grift to keep up the lifestyle they think they deserve, bonding over common tragedy and an impending eviction.


Jan 31, 1:30pm • USA • 92min

In a Texas military town, three teenage girls confront the dark corners of adolescence at the end of a fever dream summer.


Jan 31, 4:00pm • USA • 99min

An aging jockey is determined to win one last championship, but his dream is complicated when a young rookie shows up claiming to be his son.

All Light, Everywhere

Jan 31, 7:00pm • USA • 105min

An exploration of the shared histories of cameras, weapons, policing and justice. As surveillance technologies become a fixture in everyday life, the film interrogates the complexity of an objective point of view, probing the biases inherent in both human perception and the lens.

Prime Time

Feb 1, 4:00pm • Poland • 93min

On the last day of 1999, 20-year-old Sebastian locks himself in a TV studio. He has two hostages, a gun, and an important message for the world. The story of the attack explores a rebel's extreme measures and last resort.

Life in a Day 2020 (SOLD OUT)

Feb 1, 7:00pm • UK, USA • 90min

An extraordinary, intimate, global portrait of life on our planet, filmed by thousands of people across the world, on a single day: 25th July 2020.

Marvelous & The Black Hole

Feb 2, 4:00pm • USA • 81min

A teenage delinquent befriends a surly magician who helps her navigate her inner demons and dysfunctional family with sleight of hand magic, in a coming-of-age comedy that touches on unlikely friendships, grief, and finding hope in the darkest moments.

Philly D.A.

Feb 2, 7:00pm • USA • 110min

A groundbreaking inside look at the long shot election and tumultuous first term of Larry Krasner, Philadelphia's unapologetic District Attorney, and his experiment to upend the criminal justice system from the inside out.

Screening Guidelines

Guests are required to wear masks or face coverings in common areas and may take them off once seated in the theater.
A temperature scan will be taken upon entering the Sie FilmCenter.
Guests are encouraged to sit 6-feet apart, unless they share the same household.
If you or your guests are feeling ill, we ask that you stay home. You may contact us to reschedule.
Each rental will include a small popcorn and soda for each guest.
No outside food or beverages will be permitted. Additional concessions and drinks will be available for purchase.

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