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Lyric - Fort Collins

Sie FilmCenter DFF

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UA Pavilions

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Best Of Supernova

7:00pm/60min

Fire Escape

4:30pm/90min
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Fire Escape

6:00pm/90min

Fire Escape

7:30pm/90min

Timed VR Arcade DFF42

7:00pm/120min

The Key

5:30pm/30min

The Key

6:00pm/30min

The Key

6:30pm/30min

The Key

7:00pm/30min

The Key

7:30pm/30min

The Key

8:00pm/30min

Zumiriki

6:15pm/122min

Abou Leila

9:30pm/135min

Classic

1:45pm/80min

The Great American Lie

4:15pm/99min

Honey Boy

7:00pm/93min

The Lodge

9:15pm/100min

The County

1:30pm/92min

Oh Mercy!

3:45pm/119min

Scandalous

6:30pm/96min

The Twentieth Century

9:00pm/90min

The Cave

1:45pm/95min

Manta Ray

4:15pm/105min

The River

9:30pm/108min

On the Roof

1:30pm/95min

Monsters.

3:45pm/116min

Pahokee

6:30pm/110min

VHYes

9:30pm/73min

Saint Frances

4:00pm/106min

Shorts 3: Animation

6:45pm/91min

A White, White Day

9:15pm/109min

Shorts 2: Documentary

1:30pm/97min

Amazonia Groove

4:15pm/85min

Divine Love

6:45pm/101min

Nightcrawlers

9:15pm/75min

Kifaru

3:45pm/82min

Knives and Skin

6:00pm/111min

Idol

9:00pm/144min

Hukkle

3:30pm/78min

The Whistlers

6:15pm/97min

The Gasoline Thieves

8:45pm/93min

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UA Pavilions 1:30 PM

In this feel-good drama from Czech writer/director Ji í Mádl, Mr. Rypar is an aging, irascible loner whose fury about modern life in Prague is complicated by an unexpected encounter with Song, a young Vietnamese immigrant searching for a better life far from home....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 1:30 PM

Meet Inga, a middle-aged dairy farmer who’s channeling her grief over the death of her husband into a fight against both institutional corruption and the patriarchy behind it in this high-spirited drama from Iceland....

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UA Pavilions 1:30 PM

A tailored collection of our favorite documentary shorts....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 1:45 PM

A century-old tradition bonds the people of Nenana, Alaska, who bet on the arrival of spring during the Ice Classic: When the river ice melts, the winner can take up to $350,000. This heartwarming documentary considers the contest as an important source of not only community pride but autonomy....

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UA Pavilions 1:45 PM

In war-torn Syria, a group of doctors operates in a subterranean hospital known as The Cave. This tense documentary is both a tribute to their persistence and an eloquent examination of the costs of heroism to a people under attack by their own government....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 3:30 PM

A tailored collection of our favorite student shorts from the US....

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UA Pavilions 3:30 PM

Hungarian original György Pálfi burst onto the international film scene with this 2002 debut that Roger Ebert called an “ominous pastoral”: Capturing a day in the life of a rural village, it blurs the line between gorgeous and grotesque, comical and creepy as only Pálfi can blur it....

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UA Pavilions 3:45 PM

The death of northern white rhinoceros Sudan, the last male of his species, isn’t surprising—but that doesn’t mean it’s any less impactful not only for the world’s rhino population but also for his human caretakers, as this emotional, forceful documentary shows....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 3:45 PM

This riveting crime procedural is set in the gritty town of Roubaix, France, where immigrants, addicts, and derelicts clash with each other and with the cops—including police chief Daoud and his rookie partner, who are investigating a pair of women tied to a murder....

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UA Pavilions 3:45 PM

There are no monsters here—just two well-meaning but complicated and conflicted individuals coming to terms with profound loss in this intricately etched, achingly beautiful portrait of a couple in crisis. Think Scenes from a Marriage set in modern-day Romania....

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UA Pavilions 4:00 PM

Bridget decides that at the age of 34, it’s time to get her life together. But now that she’s dealing with an unwanted pregnancy, taking a new job as a nanny to precocious and difficult 6-year-old Frances isn’t going as she envisioned in this sweet comedy-drama that took home two awards at SXSW....

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UA Pavilions 4:15 PM

Just as the Amazon River flows through Brazil, so do the heritage and folklore of its musicians and composers flow through their rhythms and lyrics. This breathtaking documentary synthesizes the myriad musical styles of the region—each telling a story of the land and its people....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:15 PM

The American Dream may be the most enduring tale we as a nation tell ourselves. But is the guarantee of upward mobility in exchange for hard work—regardless of color, class, or creed—just a myth? This frank documentary asks whether we’re lying to ourselves about the even level of the playing field....

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UA Pavilions 4:15 PM

Near the coast of Thailand where thousands of Rohingya refugees have drowned, a local fisherman bonds with an injured stranger he has rescued from certain death. When the good samaritan himself disappears at sea, his new friend steps in to fill the void in this profound and multilayered drama....

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Festival Annex 4:30 PM

When the clock strikes eight in Brooklyn, a suspenseful drama begins to unfold in real-time. Eight disenfranchised building tenants are entangled in a murder; you must embrace your voyeuristic tendencies and peer into their lives in this interactive series in order to discover the riveting truth....

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Festival Annex 5:30 PM

The Key is an interactive VR experience taking you on a journey through dreams. Will you be able to unlock the mystery behind the mysterious Key without sacrificing too much?...

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Festival Annex 6:00 PM

When the clock strikes eight in Brooklyn, a suspenseful drama begins to unfold in real-time. Eight disenfranchised building tenants are entangled in a murder; you must embrace your voyeuristic tendencies and peer into their lives in this interactive series in order to discover the riveting truth....

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Festival Annex 6:00 PM

The Key is an interactive VR experience taking you on a journey through dreams. Will you be able to unlock the mystery behind the mysterious Key without sacrificing too much?...

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UA Pavilions 6:00 PM

While earning numerous comparisons to Twin Peaks and Heathers, this equally creepy and charming soap opera set in a suburban high school is an oddball delight in its own right—complete with jocks, cheerleaders, misfits, wayward moms, corpses, clowns, and of course an ’80s soundtrack....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:15 PM

A man goes to his grandparents’ cabin in an attempt to revisit his childhood. That’s the plot—but Spanish director Oskar Alegria’s subtle, impressionistic follow-up to The Search for Emak Bakia (DFF39) explores much more than the unnamed narrator’s desire to exist outside of his own time....

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UA Pavilions 6:15 PM

Caught between his boss, the gorgeous Gilda, and the lure of 30 million laundered Euros, dirty cop Cristi is set on learning an ancient whistling language as a means of outsmarting constant state surveillance in this noir-ish Romanian romp that skirts the line between deadpan and deadly....

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Festival Annex 6:30 PM

The Key is an interactive VR experience taking you on a journey through dreams. Will you be able to unlock the mystery behind the mysterious Key without sacrificing too much?...

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UA Pavilions 6:30 PM

Three generations of a Chinese family struggle with issues related to money, class, health, and love over the course of one year in Gu Xiaogang’s poetic, painterly debut drama. As the seasons change in the Fuyang district of Hangzhou City, so do the clan’s relationships and fortunes....

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UA Pavilions 6:30 PM

In Pahokee, a small agricultural town in the Florida Everglades, many young people share one overriding goal: to get out. This nuanced, engaging documentary follows four high-school seniors as they face the challenges that await us all on the cusp of adulthood....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:30 PM

The National Enquirer pumps out salacious stories that stretch the limits of journalism, truth, and often decency—but it’s a potent cultural (and arguably political) force. This entertaining documentary examines the tabloid that has fed our obsession with the rich and famous for decades....

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Lyric - Fort Collins 6:30 PM

French writer/director Céline Sciamma won the Best Screenplay award at Cannes for this affecting, elegantly subversive period romance set in the 18th century, which follows artist Marianne on a delicate assignment: painting the wedding portrait of reluctant bride-to-be Héloïse....

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UA Pavilions 6:45 PM

A tailored collection of our favorite animation shorts....

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UA Pavilions 6:45 PM

In a futuristic Brazil, Joana is a deeply religious woman who uses her bureaucratic position to prevent divorces. But while doing what she considers to be God’s work, she finds herself unable to conceive a child in her own marriage—and is soon plunged into a crisis of faith in this stylish drama....

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Festival Annex 7:00 PM

Explore the best of new-cinema storytelling with eight incredible virtual-reality experiences curated from all over the globe....

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Festival Annex 7:00 PM

The Key is an interactive VR experience taking you on a journey through dreams. Will you be able to unlock the mystery behind the mysterious Key without sacrificing too much?...

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 7:00 PM

This highly personal and cathartic drama based on writer and co-star Shia LaBeouf’s own experiences as a child actor follows young Otis Lort as he attempts to mend his contentious relationship with an abusive, alcoholic father over the course of a decade....

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Festival Annex 7:00 PM

Prepare to be electrified at the Festival Annex by this screening of award-winning animations and special selections from the 2019 Supernova Digital Animation Festival, the only forum dedicated exclusively to the radical convergence of technology and art. Learn more at supernovadenver.com...

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Festival Annex 7:30 PM

When the clock strikes eight in Brooklyn, a suspenseful drama begins to unfold in real-time. Eight disenfranchised building tenants are entangled in a murder; you must embrace your voyeuristic tendencies and peer into their lives in this interactive series in order to discover the riveting truth....

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Festival Annex 7:30 PM

The Key is an interactive VR experience taking you on a journey through dreams. Will you be able to unlock the mystery behind the mysterious Key without sacrificing too much?...

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Festival Annex 8:00 PM

The Key is an interactive VR experience taking you on a journey through dreams. Will you be able to unlock the mystery behind the mysterious Key without sacrificing too much?...

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UA Pavilions 8:45 PM

An innocent crush propels teenager Lalo’s descent into the Mexican underworld, where the illegal enterprise of gasoline extraction promises access to fast cash. Instead it leads to a fight for his life in this gritty debut drama from filmmaker-to-watch Edgar Nito....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 9:00 PM

Monty Python meets The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari in the art direction of this off-the-wall parody of a biopic about Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King, who more than lives up to the Queen’s proclamation: “Canadians, in happy days as in sad, disappointed shall you be.”...

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UA Pavilions 9:00 PM

Two fathers, two sons, and one mysterious woman are caught in a classic web of criminal and political intrigue in this Korean thriller about the aftermath of a fatal accident, which drags even the cleanest-cut characters through the mud—and leaves them drenched in blood....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 9:15 PM

In this atmospheric follow-up to horror hit Goodnight Mommy, a troubled stepmom-to-be finds herself trapped in a snowbound cabin with her fiancé’s openly hostile children. As her instability worsens, the question of what’s driving it becomes less clear—and more ominous....

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UA Pavilions 9:15 PM

In 2011, Stephen McCoy set out to make a documentary about Boston’s homeless, dubbing the outcasts and addicts whose lives he captured with his camcorder “nightcrawlers.” Little did the budding filmmaker know that, a few years later, he’d be one of them. This is his video diary....

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UA Pavilions 9:15 PM

Ingimundur won’t talk about the death of his wife in a car accident, but his actions speak louder than words. The more his grief manifests itself in violent outbursts, the more he hurts only himself in this disquieting Icelandic drama, aptly set against the forbidding Arctic tundra....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 9:30 PM

Algeria, 1994. In the midst of civil war, two longtime friends and police officers set off on a quest, crossing the Sahara in search of Abou Leila, a terrorist on the run. What they discover about themselves, however, may prove far more dangerous in this fever dream of a war drama....

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UA Pavilions 9:30 PM

This comedic homage to kids who documented their childhoods with camcorders charms with anthology-style snippets of young Ralph’s family life, news bytes, infomercials, and forbidden Skinemax movies. It’s a pitch-perfect pastiche of ’80-era VHS tapes that have been repeatedly recorded over....

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UA Pavilions 9:30 PM

In this now-dreamy, now-startlingly strange coming-of-age fable from Kazakhstan, five young brothers live the most austere of lives, toiling away on the family’s desolate homestead—which begins to look, in hindsight, like a sort of paradise after their slick cousin Kanat comes to visit....

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