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McNichols Building

Sie FilmCenter DFF

Sie FilmCenter DFF

Sie FilmCenter DFF

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

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Reengineering Sam

11:00am/82min

Dead Slow Ahead

4:15pm/83min

The Pulitzer at 100

6:30pm/91min

Terror 5

8:45pm/78min

One Week and a Day X

1:45pm/98min

Off the Rails

4:15pm/93min

Actor Martinez

9:30pm/75min

The Salesman

1:15pm/125min

Fire at Sea

4:00pm/114min

Jackson

6:45pm/90min

A Dark Song

9:15pm/99min

After the Storm

11:00am/117min

The Nine

1:45pm/98min

A Good Wife

4:30pm/90min

Do Not Resist

6:45pm/73min

The Tip of the Iceberg

11:15am/95min

SEED: The Untold Story

1:30pm/94min

Arvand

3:45pm/87min

United States of Love

6:15pm/104min

Visitor's Day

8:45pm/75min

Colorado Short Narrative

11:00am/95min

Shorts 1

2:00pm/90min

Food and Shelter

7:15pm/90min

Mom and Me

11:30am/76min

The Mad Kings

1:30pm/105min

Live Cargo

4:00pm/88min

Fraud

6:30pm/61min

Zoology

8:45pm/83min

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 10:45 AM

Nominated for 13 Academy Awards after its release in 1966, Edward Albee's astounding journey into the hell of a stormy marriage blazes with powerhouse performances by Elizabeth Taylor and Sandy Dennis (both of whom won Oscars) as well as Richard Burton and George Segal (both of whom were nominees)....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 11:00 AM

Sam Schmidt always wanted to go bigger and faster. His love of Indy car racing left him a quadriplegic, but he never pumped the brakes on his passion for life—and now he’s intent on gaining mobility through technology in this uplifting documentary produced by longtime festival guest Daniel Junge....

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UA Pavilions 11:00 AM

Sponsored by Colorado Office of Film Television Media and Colorado Film & Video Association...

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UA Pavilions 11:00 AM

Ryota—once a prize-winning novelist, now a compulsive gambler—is about to be cut out of his son’s life by his ex-wife. But when a typhoon traps his family together for a night, this gently bittersweet drama shows that he just may have a chance at redemption....

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UA Pavilions 11:15 AM

Facing a midlife crisis, TV star Anna Baskin (Mad Men’s Maggie Siff) escapes Los Angeles and returns to Brooklyn in hopes of ditching her on-air persona and finding herself. A reunion with old theater partners who never made it big opens doors—and wounds—in this poignant modern drama....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 11:15 AM

Join Elisabeth Subrin—director of A Woman, A Part and editor of the feminist blog Who Cares About Actresses—and actress Lindsay Burdge (Actor Martinez) as they discuss the challenges and rewards of creating meta-acting characters....

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UA Pavilions 11:15 AM

Maribel Verdu (Y Tu Mamá También) leads a fine ensemble cast in David Canovas’s stylish tale of intrigue about a corporate executive sent to investigate employee suicides at a high-functioning but stress-filled company branch....

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UA Pavilions 11:30 AM

The men of Oklahoma have been called the manliest in the country, but they owe all their strength to their mothers. Take a heartfelt journey with talk-radio personality Joe Cristiano as he investigates the relationships his callers have with their moms, whether they’re playing chess or shooting guns...

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 1:15 PM

WINNER! Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. LIMITED SCREENINGS ONLY!...

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UA Pavilions 1:30 PM

Featuring stunning time-lapse cinematography and meticulous research, this documentary shines a spotlight on the fascinating world of seeds. With 94 percent of seed diversity disappearing over the past century, the directors give a rallying cry for all concerned about environmental issues....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 1:30 PM

The First Look Student Film Section is an exclusive selection of shorts by outstanding student filmmakers from around the world....

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UA Pavilions 1:30 PM

A small French village is upended when Jeannot returns home from jail to find the love of his life, Chantal, shacked up with the town butcher. Jealousy fueled by alcohol sets the stage for this updated Greek tragedy, where men act like kings—until their hubris begets their downfall....

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UA Pavilions 1:45 PM

In her first documentary, photographer Katy Grannan reveals a ravaged America through her portraits of sex worker Kiki and her damaged companions, who live in the modern-day purgatory of Modesto. Grannan’s luminous visuals highlight this microcosmic study of human aspiration and resilience....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 1:45 PM

Over the course of a day, Eyal ditches work, steals cannabis from a hospice and otherwise seeks solace while his wife Vicky struggles to return to normal in this poignant comedy about a grieving couple emerging from the Jewish period of mourning for their deceased son....

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UA Pavilions 2:00 PM

Set in California’s sun-drenched Central Valley and inspired by the story of writer-director Rodrigo Reyes’s own grandfather, this poetic yet realistic portrait of a Mexican farmworker whose life is falling apart sheds a timely light on the lonely struggles of immigrants caught between two worlds....

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UA Pavilions 2:00 PM

What we love influences how we live. Through drama and comedy, this collection of shorts shows how our feelings lead us to unexpected places....

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McNichols Building 2:00 PM

MTV may now be a reality-television channel, but music videos are more popular than ever, having found a new home online—and on the festival circuit. For the past three years, the Denver Film Festival has showcased many of the best of them, along with their talented creators, through its Music Video...

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UA Pavilions 3:45 PM

Fragmented flashbacks and static long takes are used to powerful effect in acclaimed Iranian director Pourya Azarbayjani’s cathartic drama, based on a true story, of a former soldier in the Iran-Iraq War; haunted by his past, he attempts to recover the body of a friend lost in battle....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:00 PM

ENDS THURSDAY 2/2/2017. Oscar nominee! Best Documentary Feature....

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UA Pavilions 4:00 PM

A young couple returns to a small island in the Bahamas after the loss of their baby. While they struggle to start over, they find that the island harbors dark secrets all its own. Shot in stark black-and-white, this dramatic thriller explores the gray areas of human suffering....

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McNichols Building 4:00 PM

Back in June, SeriesFest and Interlude joined forces to redefine the concept of digital storytelling during an intensive a two-day hackathon. Six local teams competed to create the next great interactive series; two were awarded cash prizes to fund three episodes of their projects....

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UA Pavilions 4:15 PM

At the 1976 Montreal Olympics, 14-year-old Nadia Comaneci made history by scoring the first perfect 10 on the uneven bars. Upon returning to Communist Romania, she faced tremendous pressure to help keep her country on the map. In this documentary, the legendary gymnast tells her side of the story....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:15 PM

Darius McCollum has spent 23 years in maximum-security prison for hijacking hundreds of trains and buses—all to feed his obsession with driving them. This fascinating documentary places the story of McCollum, who has Asperger’s, within the framework of our broken justice system....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:15 PM

Meditative and visually stunning, this experimental debut by Mauro Herce defies labels as it blurs the lines between documentary and sci-fi. Shot on a cargo ship with a two-person crew, it examines the life of machines, asking us to ponder the power dynamic between humans and their technology....

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UA Pavilions 4:30 PM

Milena faces devastating choices in this unsettling drama set in Belgrade long after the Balkan War. Not only is her doctor insisting on a mammogram, but she has just come across disturbing footage of her husband’s military past. Is the façade of her comfortable family life about to crumble?...

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UA Pavilions 4:30 PM

Fabian returns to post-WWII Poland from England with a mission: to bring swing music to the Eastern bloc. He forms a band of eccentrics helmed by Modesta, who becomes his lover. They experience wild success—until Modesta disappears and the regime forces them underground in this charming dramedy....

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UA Pavilions 6:15 PM

It’s 1990, and Poland is ripe for change. Against that sociopolitical backdrop, this low-key drama places four women yearning for escape and fulfillment. Beauty queen Marzena’s husband works abroad. Renata, a teacher, nears retirement. Agata is a young but unhappy wife....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:30 PM

The Pulitzer Prize turns 100 this year. This fascinating documentary from Oscar and Emmy winner Kirk Simon examines how one of the world’s most prestigious awards got its start while sharing the work of the authors, journalists, playwrights, musicians and photographers who have been its recipients....

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UA Pavilions 6:30 PM

Your average American, Gary uploads snippets of his life onto YouTube. When his family begins to spiral into debt, what they do on camera to wipe the slate clean is shocking. Director Dean Fleischer-Camp deftly edits Gary’s video footage to create a compelling narrative of modern consumerism....

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UA Pavilions 6:45 PM

One Night Only! Tuesday, December 13th at 7pm. Skype Q&A with director after the screening! Winner of The Maysles Brothers Award for Best Documentary Film at the 39th Denver Film Festival....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:45 PM

Shot in Jackson, Mississippi, this gripping documentary delves into the conflict between religious freedom and reproductive rights in the Deep South. As the last-standing abortion clinic in the state is threatened with closure, leaders of the pro-life and pro-choice movements come to a head....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 7:00 PM

Preeminent film historian P. Adams Sitney—author of the foundational textbook Visionary Film and 2010 recipient of our Vision Award—has called Saul Levine “one of the most underrated filmmakers in the American avant-garde cinema.”...

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UA Pavilions 7:00 PM

Through interviews interspersed with old photos and video footage, this documentary portrait of pioneering Detroit district court judge Damon J. Keith explores his monumental rulings on civil rights, the Nixon administration and more. Along the way, a wry love story to the Motor City emerges as well...

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UA Pavilions 7:15 PM

This sobering, coolly depicted glimpse of life on the edge earned Juan Miguel del Castillo a nomination for Best New Director at Spain’s prestigious Goya Awards; the prize for Best Actress went to Natalia de Molina for her pitch-perfect portrayal of a single mother trapped in poverty....

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UA Pavilions 8:45 PM

Natasha, a middle-aged zoo employee bullied by her co-workers, suddenly finds she’s growing a tail. With her new appendage, she meets Pytor, a young radiologist who takes a special interest in her. Will she finally get the exciting life she desires in this fabulistic dramedy?...

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 8:45 PM

After tragedy strikes an Argentinian town, leaving 15 dead, the few residents who do not take part in the last rites ceremony meet their own fate. In this brutal revision of urban legend, five different stories of lust, bloodshed, corruption and horror collide over the course of one night....

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UA Pavilions 8:45 PM

This inspiring documentary follows Juan Carlos, a teenager who has gone from the streets to IPODERAC—a unique boys’ home in Mexico that offers its residents structure for the first time in their lives as they receive therapy and form a strong brotherhood, all while learning to make goat cheese....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 9:15 PM

Desperate to speak with her dead child, the grieving mother at the center of this Irish fright fest hires a reluctant and unbalanced occultist. As the two seclude themselves in a countryside home, the rituals they practice to summon angels and demons become traps from which they cannot escape....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 9:30 PM

ENDS THURSDAY 12/15/16 at the Sie FilmCenter....

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