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Discreet

6:45pm/81min

Beauty and the Dogs

9:00pm/100min

In the Fade

4:00pm/106min

Human Flow

6:30pm/140min

Let the Corpses Tan

9:30pm/90min

Humor Me

3:45pm/89min

Stars

6:15pm/120min

Félicité

9:15pm/123min

Intent to Destroy

1:30pm/117min

Across the Waters

4:15pm/94min

Lullaby Killer

6:30pm/96min

The Strange Ones

1:45pm/81min

Corniche Kennedy

4:00pm/94min

Paradise

6:15pm/130min

The Cakemaker

4:30pm/104min

Colorado Shorts

7:15pm/105min

Quartette

4:45pm/93min

The Dragon Defense

6:45pm/80min

We are Jews from Breslau

1:45pm/113min

People You May Know

4:30pm/92min

The Day After

7:15pm/92min

I'm a Killer

4:15pm/117min

The Misogynists

7:00pm/85min

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UA Pavilions 1:30 PM

The Armenian genocide took place more than a century ago, but the Turkish government still denies it. Oscar-nominated documentarian Joe Berlinger movingly sheds light on the atrocity, interviewing historians and filmmakers who have been censored for examining this tragic chapter of history....

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UA Pavilions 1:45 PM

This documentary introduces viewers to a group of Jewish Holocaust survivors who are bridging past and present by connecting with a group of youth against the backdrop of rising anti-Semitism and nationalism in Europe....

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UA Pavilions 1:45 PM

A young man and a boy travel by car through a wooded landscape. Who are they? Where are they going? Are they on the run? The boy seems haunted by memories of violence, and the mood is one of foreboding—but the more we learn, the less we understand in this artful coming-of-age mystery....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 3:45 PM

This heartfelt comedy about rolling with the punches stars Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Conchords; What We Do in the Shadows) as a struggling playwright forced to move into a New Jersey retirement community with his joke-telling dad, played by the inimitable Elliot Gould....

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UA Pavilions 4:00 PM

Marseilles makes a fittingly edgy backdrop for this French drama of first love careening toward danger. When a shy girl starts hanging out with the cool kids down by the shore, she delights in discovering lives so different from her own. Then the harsh realities of race and class begin to intrude....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:00 PM

After her husband and child are killed in a bomb attack, Katja's mourning process is made all the harder by the trial of the two neo-Nazi suspects: though she teeters on the edge of sanity, she wants justice. Diane Kruger won Best Actress at Cannes this year for her role in this raw, gripping drama....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:15 PM

Tribute guest Jan Kidawa-Blonski joins festival moderator Robert Denerstein for a discussion about how Poland's right-wing Law and Justice Party, which came to power in 2015, has changed the working environment for Polish filmmakers like himself....

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UA Pavilions 4:15 PM

Based on real-life events in 1970s Poland, this absorbing psychological drama follows Janusz, a politically vulnerable detective who fears he has arrested the wrong man for the deadly crimes of the "Vampire of Zaglebie.” As the career pressures build, will he have the courage to do the right thing?...

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UA Pavilions 4:15 PM

Unsure of whom they can trust, a Jewish musician and his family make a frantic escape from Nazi-occupied Denmark in this hair-raising story of survival based on real-life events....

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UA Pavilions 4:30 PM

This nuanced tale of love and loss follows Thomas from Berlin to Jerusalem, where he finds work in a café run by a grieving widow—with whose husband he had been having an affair. The pair finds comfort in one another’s friendship, but his failure to reveal his identity may leave them doubly bereft....

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UA Pavilions 4:30 PM

The profound question at the heart of this dramatic comedy: if it’s not captured on social media, does it even happen? When PR maven Tasha makes an Internet celebrity of loner Jed, he realizes he will have to decide where his true identity lies—in ho-hum real life or online....

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UA Pavilions 4:45 PM

Four 30-something Czech musicians rehearse for their next performance amid misunderstandings and sexual tensions that test the fate of their string quartet and their friendships. Miroslav Krobot's quirky dramatic comedy explores the fears and anxieties that underlie the pursuit of happiness....

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Festival Annex 6:00 PM

CU Denver’s College of Arts & Media, – "Best of” the Dept. of Film and Television student shorts from 2017 showcase. This selection of shorts ranges from Sophomore to Senior Thesis films. Narrative, documentary and experimental....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:15 PM

Bubi, aka Jan Banas, was a soccer legend in his adopted Poland in the 1960s and 1970s. This thrilling biopic by Polish filmmaker and DFF tribute guest Jan Kidawa-Blonski is at once a love story, a cautionary tale of friendship and an epic fable of triumph and defeat....

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UA Pavilions 6:15 PM

Shot in black-and-white, this stunning period drama views the horrors of WWII from the perspective of three characters whose paths cross amid the devastation: Olga, a member of the French Resistance; Jules, the Nazi collaborator assigned to investigate her; and Helmut, the SS officer who loves her....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:30 PM

In recent years, over 65 million people around the globe have fled their homes to escape famine, drought and war. This documentary epic by world-renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei gives powerful visual expression to both the staggering scale and the profoundly personal impact of the refugee crisis....

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UA Pavilions 6:30 PM

Based on real-life events in the 1950s, this Polish murder mystery plays out as a game of cat and mouse between a serial killer and a young cop, whose investigation leads him into a world of political corruption—where he comes to discover that he’s more like his target than he cares to admit....

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UA Pavilions 6:45 PM

Named for a famous chess move, Natalia Santa’s bittersweet, empathetic drama follows three old friends in Bogotá whose threadbare lives testify to the consequences of poor decision making. At the crossroads of middle age, they must determine whether it’s too late to take a chance on a new strategy....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:45 PM

Troubled drifter Alex returns home to find that his childhood abuser, the cause of his pain, is still alive. Armed with this knowledge, Alex plots revenge while navigating the landscape of small-town America—fraught with danger and desperation—in Travis Mathews's examination of masculine fragility....

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UA Pavilions 7:00 PM

This dark, claustrophobic satire stars Dylan Baker as Cameron, a lonely businessman celebrating Trump's election in a hotel room after a bitter separation from his wife of 35 years. As the night progresses, friends and strangers come and go, debating politics and what it means to be an American....

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UA Pavilions 7:15 PM

Told in black-and-white flashbacks, this clever parable of (mostly bad) manners from South Korean filmmaker Hong Sang-soo revisits his trademark themes of infidelity and emotional upheaval to portray a book publisher as he’s forced to confront the consequences of his selfishness and self-deception....

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UA Pavilions 7:15 PM

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

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 9:00 PM

When Mariam, a young Tunisian woman, is raped by police officers after leaving a party, she is put in the harrowing position of fighting for her rights against tormentors who just so happen to have the law on their side in this starkly emotional drama based on a true story....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 9:15 PM

Félicité’s life is upended when her son is badly injured in an accident. Needing money to save him, she sets out on a breakneck race through the streets of electric Kinshasa in Franco-Senegalese filmmaker Alain Gomis’s fierce, music-filled drama, winner of the Silver Bear at this year’s Berlinale....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 9:30 PM

In this stylishly lurid neo-Western set on the sun-drenched Mediterranean by cult directors Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani (The Strange Colour of Your Body’s Tears), a trunkload of stolen gold serves as the catalyst for a showdown between thieves, cops and anyone caught in the crossfire....

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