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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

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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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Blindness

1:15pm/114min

Baden Baden

4:00pm/96min

Fire at Sea

6:15pm/114min

Red Christmas

9:00pm/83min

Katie Says Goodbye

1:30pm/88min

Mr. Gaga

3:45pm/100min

The Play

6:30pm/75min

A Song for the Living

8:45pm/80min

Live Cargo

2:00pm/88min

The Pulitzer at 100

4:15pm/91min

Old Stone

6:45pm/80min

A Dark Song

9:15pm/99min

Apprentice

4:00pm/115min

Incident Light

6:45pm/95min

After the Storm

9:15pm/117min

Pikadero

3:45pm/102min

Fado

6:30pm/101min

Boris Without Beatrice

9:00pm/93min

Shorts 2

4:00pm/92min

Point Zero

9:15pm/84min

The Promise

3:45pm/117min

Aloys

6:30pm/91min

Suntan

8:45pm/104min

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 1:15 PM

In this drama of the psyche that’s based on real-life events, a Polish official seeks the Church’s understanding regarding her acts of torture during Stalin’s war on religion. While waiting for an audience with the cardinal, she has encounters that force her to confront her own desire to be healed....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 1:30 PM

This equally heartfelt and harrowing character study features a riveting central performance by Olivia Cooke (Me and Earle and the Dying Girl) as a truck-stop waitress whose plans to escape to the big city are derailed by small-town treachery....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 2:00 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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UA Pavilions 3:45 PM

Scottish director Ben Sharrock offers a look, comedic and touching by turns, at two young lovers struggling to find privacy and consummate their relationship. But in sleepy Basque country, they’re beleaguered by the economic hardships Europe is facing....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 3:45 PM

The creator of the Gaga movement in contemporary dance, Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin commands the spotlight in this documentary about his dramatic personal and professional life—from performing in 1970s New York City to challenging the Israeli government to reinterpreting the language of dance...

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UA Pavilions 3:45 PM

Masterfully weaving archival footage and new evidence, German documentary filmmakers Marcus Vetter and Karin Steinberger shed light on the convictions of Jens Soering and Elizabeth Haysom for the gruesome murder of Elizabeth’s parents in 1986....

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UA Pavilions 4:00 PM

How do you know someone’s true identity? This dynamic group of shorts explores thoughts on character, integrity and the notion of who we can become....

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UA Pavilions 4:00 PM

Aiman is a diligent corrections officer at a maximum-security prison in Singapore, where Rahim, the resident executioner, needs an heir to his thankless job. Aiman, who in turn needs a father figure, proves a determined pupil—but this psychological drama takes a turn when Aiman's history is revealed...

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:00 PM

When wandering 20-something Ana returns to her hometown of Strasbourg to find her grandmother ill, she settles down to try to help around the house while rekindling old flames—and lighting new ones. A dreamy portrait of a young woman gaining the courage to navigate adulthood....

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UA Pavilions 4:15 PM

Infused with the joy of making music, this endearing documentary examines the struggles that composers undergo to complete a film score. A who’s who of soundsmiths like Trent Reznor and John Williams, film historians and directors lay out the craft behind famous scenes from Hollywood blockbusters....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:15 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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McNichols Building 6:00 PM

Jane Fonda and Robert Redford were here. Same goes for Quentin Tarantino and a variety of other high-profile filmmakers who have found their way to the Rockies. Led by moderator Robert Denerstein, our panel will examine the state of cinema in Colorado, whether by local or visiting artists....

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UA Pavilions 6:15 PM

The 1988 game between Notre Dame and the University of Miami went down in college-football history—and not only because both teams came to it undefeated. Their rivalry reached new heights when a t-shirt bearing the slogan “Catholics vs. Convicts” inflamed sociopolitical tensions....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:15 PM

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

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:30 PM

On November 20, 1982, during a Cal Berkeley–Stanford game, the greatest play in the history of American football—dubbed “The Play”—went down in front of 80,000 stunned fans. Even today, the details of that hilarious and epic moment are hotly debated; this is the story behind it....

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UA Pavilions 6:30 PM

When Fabian moves to Portugal to patch things up with ex-girlfriend Doro, his jealousy—coupled with crippling anxiety and a fixation on the aftermath of Lisbon’s 1755 earthquake—reaches dangerous proportions in this tense drama....

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UA Pavilions 6:30 PM

In this Charlie Kaufman-esque drama, Swiss detective Aloys Adorns isolates himself, obsessively watching videos he makes of the people he tails. When his camera is stolen and a stranger named Vera blackmails him over the footage, the two enter into a game in which imagination and reality blur....

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UA Pavilions 6:45 PM

Canadian-born Omar Khadr was just 15 when he was arrested in Afghanistan for killing an American soldier. After stints at Bagram and Guantanamo, he became the first juvenile to be tried for war crimes. But all is not what it appears. This riveting documentary tells his story....

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UA Pavilions 6:45 PM

With two daughters to care for, Luisa struggles to pull her life back together following the death of her husband and brother. Enter Ernesto, a wealthy suitor with unclear intentions but plenty of charm, in this beautifully shot black-and-white portrait of 1960s Argentina....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:45 PM

In Johnny Ma’s noir-ish debut feature, taxi driver Lao Shi runs into a motorcyclist, then saves his victim’s life by paying for his admittance to the hospital. The callous response to his compassionate act, even from those closest to him, forces him to consider dire solutions to his growing troubles...

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 8:45 PM

In a secluded mountain town, a young train engineer who has just lost his mother to suicide falls for a mysterious mortician. What starts as magnetic attraction becomes something much darker in this poetic tale of heartbreak and betrayal, beautifully shot in and around Central City, Colorado....

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UA Pavilions 8:45 PM

Kostis, a middle-aged doctor, takes a job on a resort island, where he meets the young, flirty Anna, part of a group of young hedonists. The more she includes him in their fun, the more his grip on selfhood begins to loosen in this Greek portrait of a midlife crisis....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 9:00 PM

When a family gets together for one last Christmas in their home, a strange bandaged character with a secret shows up. One by one, the family is picked apart—and the truth is revealed. B-movie nerds will rejoice over this giddy Australian gorefest....

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UA Pavilions 9:00 PM

In this modern morality tale from Canadian director Denis Côté, one-percenter Boris Malinovsky can’t fathom why his wife left her government post and retreated into silence—until an oracular stranger arrives, spouting Greek myth and forcing him to examine his own role in her despair....

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UA Pavilions 9:00 PM

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

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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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UA Pavilions 9:15 PM

Bullied and withdrawn, 15-year-old Enio bears the brunt of his parents’ dissolving marriage. Torn between them and filled with his own confusing desires, Enio steals his father’s car and sets out to find love and understanding in a world seemingly devoid of both in this striking Brazilian drama....

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UA Pavilions 9:15 PM

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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