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Festival Annex

Sie FilmCenter DFF

Sie FilmCenter DFF

Sie FilmCenter DFF

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

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Fire Escape

5:30pm/90min

Fire Escape

7:00pm/90min

IRA

4:15pm/83min

Abou Leila

6:45pm/135min

Show Me What You Got

4:45pm/101min

The Keeper

7:30pm/120min

His Master's Voice

2:00pm/108min

Best Before Death

4:30pm/89min

House of Hummingbird

7:15pm/138min

Shorts 1: Narrative

2:00pm/93min

Divine Love

4:30pm/101min

Genesis

7:00pm/129min

Happy New Year

4:15pm/102min

Love Trilogy: Chained

6:45pm/112min

American Dharma

4:00pm/95min

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UA Pavilions 1:00 PM

After a powerful explosion, a mining company loses contact with its workers underground—including Oskar, whose wife Magda is having an affair with the mine foreman, Kacper. Now the lovers must reckon with their guilt while attempting to save Oskar’s crew in this tense Polish drama....

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UA Pavilions 1:30 PM

The tiny Greek town of Missolonghi is the kind of place where the residents are as miserable as any eel they process in the local factory. But as the secrets they’ve long harbored seep out into the open, their jaded police chief sees a chance for redemption in this pitch-dark psychological thriller....

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UA Pavilions 1:45 PM

As the founder of the World Toilet Organization, Jack Sim knows that the lack of access to bathrooms is a global health crisis. By “turning poop culture into pop culture,” he’s on a crusade to improve sanitation for billions of people in this surprisingly funny, heartfelt, and complex documentary....

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UA Pavilions 2:00 PM

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

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 2:00 PM

Best known for bizarre black comedies (Taxidermia, 2006; Free Fall, DFF37), Hungary’s György Pálfi is back with a meditative drama based on a 1968 sci-fi novel by Stanislaw Lem—one that asks unsettling questions about our hunger for connection, be it with aliens or our own loved ones....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 2:15 PM

Calling this documentary “a love letter from a niece who wants future generations to know how much we owe the Greatest Generation,” Tom Brokaw sums up the efforts of filmmaker Louise Woehrle to share her uncle Charles’s story of heroism at the German POW camp that inspired The Great Escape....

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UA Pavilions 3:30 PM

Frequent fest guest Denis Côté returns to the DFF with this quietly haunting tale of a rural French-Canadian village in which the living and the dead face off, asking by their very presence the same profound question of one another: Why are you still here?...

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UA Pavilions 4:00 PM

Taking place within a single room during a three-hour pre-trial strategy session, this juicy Italian murder mystery unfolds in the competing flashbacks of the rich and powerful suspect who swears he’s innocent and the woman who doubts him but swears equally to defend him in court....

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UA Pavilions 4:00 PM

The inimitable Errol Morris sits down with self-described “apocalyptic nationalist” and political strategist Steve Bannon in a documentary that will be irresistible to political junkies and blood-boiling to anyone who has deliberately avoided the news over the past few years....

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UA Pavilions 4:15 PM

In this Carveresque Hungarian dramedy, a group of lifelong friends comes together on New Year’s Eve for a dinner celebration. When they decide to play a little game involving the messages they receive on their cell phones, secrets emerge to suggest their future will not be happy for long....

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IRA
Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:15 PM

At the center of this grimly quiet Italian drama, set on the fringes of society, are an unnamed man and woman who rarely venture into the sunlight, instead spending their nights working—he in the market, she on the streets. Until, that is, their nascent relationship sparks an act of violence....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:30 PM

Scottish artist and musician Bill Drummond is on a 12-year world tour—but instead of performing in any traditional sense, he’s baking cakes and shining shoes in a documentary so quirky it almost reads as parody....

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UA Pavilions 4:30 PM

How does a feisty British woman become “a prophet for Mexican food?” Intensive research, thousands of travel miles, and a passion for down-to-earth regional cuisine earned 94-year-old Diana Kennedy the title. The author of eight cookbooks is profiled in this mouthwatering documentary....

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UA Pavilions 4:30 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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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:45 PM

In this sultry and unconventional love story, an undeniable spark during a chance meeting leads Christine, Nassim, and Marcello to explore their sexuality together—even as they struggle separately to prove themselves to their families and the world around them....

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Festival Annex 5:30 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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UA Pavilions 6:00 PM

As told through clips from 183 female directors with narration by Tilda Swinton, this epic 14-hour documentary by Mark Cousins (The Story of Film, DFF35) focuses on women’s integral role in the development of the art of cinema....

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UA Pavilions 6:30 PM

What does it mean to die like a man? For that matter, what does it mean to live like one? This modern morality tale from Russia tackles such questions with affecting grace in the form of Egor, a Siberian forest guard who faces cancer—and ostracism from his community—in a red dress and heels....

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Festival Annex 6:45 PM

Divine Love depicts a futuristic surveillance state in which piety and eroticism are synonymous. Join a group of scholars—from philosophers to political scientists—as they explore the relationship between sex and the sacred in Gabriel Mascaro’s provocative “disco-dystopian” drama....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:45 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 6:45 PM

This package of short films showcases Colorado's homegrown talent....

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UA Pavilions 6:45 PM

From a semi-improvised script by Israel’s Yaron Shani comes a forceful examination of toxic masculinity in the form of veteran cop Rashi, who sees himself as a force for good. But as he faces assault charges at work and fomenting rebellion at home, he’s bound to begin questioning his own authority....

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Festival Annex 7:00 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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UA Pavilions 7:00 PM

Having abandoned his family some years ago, scoundrel Jalal reappears in the lives of his children, Sara and Ali, at a most inopportune time—only to escort them on a most inauspicious road trip in this subtly moving Iranian drama....

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UA Pavilions 7:00 PM

Loss of innocence is at the heart of this spare yet wrenching coming-of-age drama from Québécois filmmaker Philippe Lesage about four teenagers discovering who they are through the exploration of who, and how, they love....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 7:15 PM

A lonely teenaged girl desperately seeks from the outside world the compassion and companionship she doesn’t get at home. Though set in a rapidly modernizing Seoul circa 1994, this perceptive and earnest coming-of-age tale couldn’t be more timeless or universal....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 7:30 PM

Bert Trautmann was a Manchester City goalkeeper who became a hero first for winning the 1956 FA Cup finals with a broken neck and later for good works that earned him an Order of the British Empire. Before that, though, he was a German POW in love with an English girl. This is his astonishing story....

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