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UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

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Terminal 3

3:15pm/30min

Terminal 3

3:45pm/30min

Terminal 3

4:15pm/30min

Terminal 3

4:45pm/30min

Terminal 3

5:15pm/30min

Terminal 3

5:45pm/30min

Terminal 3

6:15pm/30min

Terminal 3

6:45pm/30min

Terminal 3

7:15pm/30min

A Private War

1:30pm/106min
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The Invisibles

4:00pm/110min
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Dead Pigs

1:00pm/131min
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Butterflies

4:00pm/117min
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The Angel

6:45pm/119min
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Euphoria

1:30pm/115min
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The Butler

4:15pm/150min
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Genesis

7:45pm/120min
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Festival Annex 11:00 AM

Former costume designer Courtney Hoffman (Baby Driver, The Hateful Eight, and Captain Fantastic, among others) discusses her transition to writing and directing with Jordana Mollick, the producer of her new short, The Good Time Girls. After a screening of the film starring Laur...

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UA Pavilions 1:00 PM

Pork is the unifying force in modern China—at least according to this now-dark, now-off-the-wall comedy from writer/director Cathy Yan, in which five characters (including a rural pig farmer and a dubious American developer) collide in a contemporary Shanghai showdown....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 1:15 PM

Frankenstein’s monster takes many forms. Here’s the compelling inside story of Meow Wolf, the scrappy group of Santa Fe artists whose struggles to control their collective vision have only grown with the wild success of their large-scale exhibitions. With Game of Thrones’ George R.R. Martin....

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UA Pavilions 1:15 PM

This gorgeous National Geographic documentary follows a scientific expedition in search of the source of Botswana’s Okavango Delta. During the four-month journey, the team encounters marauding hippos, peat bogs, minefields, and devastating bushfires that threaten the Delta's survival....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 1:30 PM

Based on the true story of Marie Colvin, this electrifying drama stars Rosamund Pike as a passionate, (almost) death-defying war correspondent whose career took her to battlegrounds around the world—while taking a profound toll on her personal life. Jamie Dornan and Stanley Tucci co-star....

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UA Pavilions 1:30 PM

Two brothers—one a flashy, drug-fueled marketing hot shot, the other a humble schoolteacher—come to terms with illness, death and one another amid the timeless splendor of Rome in director Valeria Golino’s moving and often funny family drama....

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UA Pavilions 1:45 PM

The Elephant Man meets The Player in this exhilaratingly strange yet moving meta-satire about two actors—one a starlet, the other a gentle soul with a severe facial deformity—exploring their roles and their lives together on the creepy hospital set of an exploitation-horror film....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 2:00 PM

Three troubled souls in a small Chinese town are united by the rumor of a nihilistic circus elephant in a city not far away. Over the course of a single day, they seek to escape their woes by making a pilgrimage to see their existential hero in this crushing indictment of contemporary society....

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Festival Annex 3:15 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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Festival Annex 3:45 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 3:45 PM

This epic follow-up to Embrace of the Serpent (DFF38) depicts the origins of the Colombian drug trade. When an indigenous family begins selling marijuana to Americans in the 1970s, greed and passion collide and a fratricidal war breaks out, risking ancestral ways of life, and actual lives....

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UA Pavilions 3:45 PM

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UA Pavilions 4:00 PM

This engrossing exposé of child slavery hinges on a team of social workers in Ghana, whose efforts to rescue and rehabilitate young boys caught (sometimes literally) in the net of the Lake Volta fishing industry unfold as a disquisition on bravery, resilience, and the meaning of family....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:00 PM

In 1943, Goebbels infamously declared Berlin “free of Jews.” He was off by about 1,700. This riveting docudrama weaves together the stories of four real-life survivors whose young lives depended on the paradox of hiding in plain sight—from posing as Aryans to joining the resistance....

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UA Pavilions 4:00 PM

From the chrysalis of a wacky road comedy emerges a butterfly of a family drama—beautifully fragile and strange—as three siblings return to the dusty Turkish village of their youth to reunite with a father they haven’t seen in decades. (These days their family nest contains some rare chickens.)...

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Festival Annex 4:15 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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UA Pavilions 4:15 PM

In this romantic epic from Polish director Filip Bajon, the shifting fortunes and steadfast passions of the von Krauss family unfold against a backdrop of world wars spanning five decades....

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UA Pavilions 4:30 PM

In this thought-provoking drama from Hungary, Mária hovers between life and death when her daughter Olga discovers that her mother has a secret—a secret that takes them all the way back to the war. And we discover that—for families and nations alike—the future depends on our reckoning with the past....

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UA Pavilions 4:45 PM

Mixing documentary footage and animation to startling effect, this account of late Polish journalist Ryszard Kapuscinski’s days on the front lines of the Angolan civil war in the 1970s is as enlightening with respect to a conflict few Americans today understand as it is heart-poundingly engrossing....

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Festival Annex 4:45 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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Festival Annex 5:15 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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Festival Annex 5:45 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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Festival Annex 6:15 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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UA Pavilions 6:15 PM

Being an outsider is awkward at best, scary at worst. Tyler isn’t new to the game, but his discomfort upon realizing that he’s the only black man at a weekend getaway of white guys (where being called by the wrong name is just the beginning) becomes ever more oppressive in this unsettling drama....

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UA Pavilions 6:30 PM

In this Lord of the Flies–inspired thriller, a birthday party devolves into chaos when a mysterious earthquake traps eight the teenage guests in the house. As paranoia takes hold and a survival-of-the-fittest mentality sets in, the girls face the limits of their friendship and their sanity....

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Festival Annex 6:30 PM

The Denver Film Festival is very pleased to be partnering with Denver Fashion Week in putting together a series of workshops culminating in the Fashion and Film Workshop with a one-on-one discussion with Costume Designer Courtney Hoffman....

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Festival Annex 6:45 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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UA Pavilions 6:45 PM

As unabashedly stylish as its subject purportedly was, this dramatization of the life and crimes of Argentinian robber and serial killer Carlos Robledo Puch (who remains in prison today) examines the perverse sway beauty can hold over our sense of morality. Pedro Almodóvar co-produced....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:45 PM

In the midst of the #MeToo movement, this rallying cry of a documentary takes an urgent look at women’s roles in the entertainment biz, onscreen and off, from the perspective of some of today’s greatest talents—including Meryl Streep, Sandra Oh, Tiffany Haddish, exec producer Geena Davis, and more....

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UA Pavilions 7:00 PM

Meet the real-life oddball whose story inspired the 2014 black comedy Frank. Over the course of two decades, almost-famous musician-turned-provocateur in papier-mâché head Chris Sievey lost himself in the very performance art that garnered him a cult following. This is his tragicomic truth....

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UA Pavilions 7:15 PM

Regular fest guest Nathan Silver’s trademark knack for erasing the seams between life and art, truth and delusion is on wicked display here as in Actor Martinez (DFF39), as an autobiographical play becomes a stage for the key players' own romantic drama in five darkly funny acts....

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Festival Annex 7:15 PM

Terminal 3 is an interactive documentary that explores contemporary Muslim identities in the U.S. through the lens of an airport interrogation. Put on the Microsoft HoloLens and step into the shoes of a border-control agent to determine the fate of the hologram before you, using your own voic...

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 7:15 PM

Made by and featuring voters who elected to remain in the European Union, this enlightening documentary about Brexit explores why 48 percent of United Kingdom residents have continued their fight against the momentous decision—against all odds....

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UA Pavilions 7:45 PM

Inhumanity on the one hand, redemption on the other: That’s what’s at stake in this visually stunning Hungarian drama about the young Roma victim of a hate crime as well as the lawyer and the girlfriend of one of the suspects—both of whom have their own tragedies to contend with....

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UA Pavilions 8:45 PM

Filmmakers in attendance for all screenings....

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UA Pavilions 9:15 PM

A quartet of friends heads to a remote desert retreat for the weekend, where they’re startled by a late-night knock at the door. The choice they make next sets the scene for the rest of this intense (and gory) thriller, in which no one is quite who they appear to be....

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UA Pavilions 9:15 PM

This charming biopic acquaints viewers with Swedish author Astrid Ericsson as a young adult—before she became Astrid Lindgren and created the flame-haired, supernaturally strong, and internationally beloved children's-book character Pippi Longstocking....

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