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Venue

Ellie Caulkins Opera House

Festival Annex

Festival Annex

Festival Annex

Remote Location

Remote Location

Sie FilmCenter DFF

Sie FilmCenter DFF

Sie FilmCenter DFF

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

UA Pavilions

1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm 8pm 9pm 10pm 11pm mid

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

Terminal 3

7:45pm/30min

Terminal 3

8:15pm/30min

Postcards from the 48%

3:45pm/114min

Good Luck

7:00pm/143min
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Sofia

1:15pm/80min
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As Needed

3:30pm/92min

Panic Attack

1:00pm/100min
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Amir

3:30pm/106min
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Butterflies

6:00pm/117min
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In the Aisles

8:45pm/125min
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UA Pavilions 1:00 PM

A woman encounters two exes in one night, a couple gets the worst seats on an airplane, a bride gives birth at her own wedding, and a teenager gets stoned for the first time in this Polish social satire disguised as a darkly humorous, multipart character study....

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UA Pavilions 1:00 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 1:15 PM

May is just a child when she’s married to a wealthy man in this quiet, sensual, and beautiful drama set in 19th-century Vietnam. As her husband’s first two wives welcome her with open arms, she soon discovers the ties—and troubles—that bind women when their fertility determines their fortunes....

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UA Pavilions 1:15 PM

Premarital sex is a crime in Morocco. Sofia, 20, has committed it. When, after nine months of pregnancy denial, she gives birth, she’s forced to reckon with a patriarchal system that protects the semblance of honor over the real thing—and reckon with it she does in this sociorealist drama....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 1:15 PM

Could the global environmental crisis be an opportunity for enlightenment and change? This stunningly beautiful documentary aims to capture both the monumental havoc humankind has wreaked and our extraordinary capacity for redemption....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 1:30 PM

In this fresh Danish comedy, director Mads Brügger delivers cinematic riches to everyone but his protagonists—two bumbling entrepreneurs who aim to bring “canine capitalism” to China by building Saint Bernard breeding centers in Chongqing. They expect great fortune; their cookies say otherwise....

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Remote Location 2:00 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 2:15 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 2:30 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 2:45 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 3:00 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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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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Remote Location 3:30 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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UA Pavilions 3:30 PM

Amir’s adult sister is determined to to break away from their parents, who are desperate to keep her home. His friend’s ex-wife is threatening to leave with their son. And somehow, Amir has become embroiled in both conflicts. But he faces his own problems in this slice-of-life drama from Iran....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 3:30 PM

In this study of a familial rather than romantic love triangle set on the Italian island of Sardinia, 10-year-old Vittoria falls under the thrall of a charismatic but troubled young woman to whom she bears a striking resemblance—far more than she does to the mother who has so lovingly raised her....

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UA Pavilions 3:30 PM

This feel-good foodie flick from Italy sustains to the last bite. A kitchen maestro with a bad-boy past emerges from prison hoping to resume his career—but first he must complete his community service by chaperoning a cook with Asperger’s en route to the finals of a top competition....

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UA Pavilions 3:45 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 3:45 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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Sie FilmCenter DFF 3:45 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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Remote Location 3:45 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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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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Remote Location 4:00 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Festival Annex 4:00 PM

The long-standing relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom continues to evolve amid shifting political winds....

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UA Pavilions 4:00 PM

Young Nadia Murad dreamed of opening a beauty salon in her native Iraq. Instead, she survived genocide, escaped sexual slavery, and became—at all of 23 years old—a voice for the Yazidi community, one known to UN dignitaries and encamped refugees alike. This is her extraordinary story....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 4:00 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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Remote Location 4:15 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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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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Remote Location 4:30 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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UA Pavilions 4:30 PM

Tye Sheridan delivers a strong performance as an 18-year-old orphan who emerges from a group home ill-prepared for the world. Living in a dump and working nights in a construction yard, he stumbles on plenty of trouble—and a little love—in this gritty drama from writer/director A.J. Edwards....

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Remote Location 4:45 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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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 5:30 PM

Jason Reitman’s The Front Runner, starring Hugh Jackman, stands as one of the highlights of this year’s festival. Reitman’s look at the fall of former presidential hopeful Gary Hart is based on journalist Matt Bai’s acclaimed book All the Truth Is Out....

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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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UA Pavilions 6:00 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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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:15 PM

Qiao is in love with Bin, a local mobster. During a fight between rival gangs, she fires a gun to protect him, which earns her five years in prison. Upon her release, she goes looking for Bin to pick up where they left off in this provocative tale of love in a rapidly changing China....

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UA Pavilions 6:15 PM

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UA Pavilions 6:15 PM

A crumbling village in southern Italy sets the stage for bumbling redemption in this comedy about a woebegone, poetry-loving mayor seeking to revitalize his community with the unlikely help of two would-be mobsters. Waking Ned Devine meets We Bought a Zoo....

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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 6:30 PM

Eureka Springs, Arkansas, is home to two spectacles: passion plays and drag shows. This exuberant documentary explores the divide—and overlap—between Christian and civil liberties, faith of one kind and faith of another, as evangelicals and queens alike pull back the curtains on their lives....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 6:45 PM

There’s honor among thieves. But there isn’t always justice. Renowned Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda’s piercing, fiercely tender portrayal of a poor but loving family of petty criminals scraping by on borrowed time won the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival....

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UA Pavilions 6:45 PM

Filmmakers in attendance for all screenings....

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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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Remote Location 7:00 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 7:00 PM

This visual gut punch of a documentary captures the hardships and, believe it or not, the hopes of workers at both a state-owned copper mine in Serbia and an illegal gold-mining operation in Suriname, putting a face on the human toll exacted by global economic turmoil....

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UA Pavilions 7:15 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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Remote Location 7:15 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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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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Remote Location 7:30 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 7:45 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

Buy Tickets

Festival Annex 7:45 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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Ellie Caulkins Opera House 8:00 PM

Hugh Jackman, Vera Farmiga, and J.K. Simmons star in Jason Reitman’s closely observed portrait of one of the headiest scandals of our time, foreshadowing our current predicament in political journalism: the news of the affair that brought Gary Hart’s 1988 presidential bid to an ignominious end....

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Festival Annex 8:00 PM

CU Denver’s College of Arts & Media presents the best of student shorts from the Department of Film & Television! The selection ranges from sophomore works to senior-thesis submissions in the narrative, documentary, and experimental genres....

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Festival Annex 8:15 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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Remote Location 8:15 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 8:30 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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UA Pavilions 8:30 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 8:45 PM

In the Aisles unfolds as both a poignant romance and a deft sketch of modern-day, working-class Germany, where shy loner Christian yearns for the affection of the lovely but married Marion against the less-than-seductive backdrop of the warehouse supermarket in which they work....

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Remote Location 8:45 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Remote Location 9:00 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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UA Pavilions 9:00 PM

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UA Pavilions 9:15 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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UA Pavilions 9:15 PM

In this stormy Italian drama, what begins as a polite family reunion on the island of Ischia quickly becomes tense and then explosive as rough seas trap the guests under a single roof for the duration of the storm....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 9:15 PM

Complete with a Greek chorus of sorts, Icelandic filmmaker Benedikt Erlingsson’s supremely quirky follow-up to the acclaimed Of Horses and Men (DFF37) centers on an eco-saboteur whose mission to thwart the building of a new metal refinery is vexed by another quest: to become a mother....

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Remote Location 9:15 PM

Hamlet-Mobile is an immersive, site-specific adaptation of Shakespeare's Hamlet staged in a cargo van, which parks in a predetermined location on a given day to perform different excerpts of the play for audiences of one to two people....

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Sie FilmCenter DFF 9:30 PM

Young Bobby and Akkun stumble upon an amusement park only to discover it’s run by a deranged scientist with a terrifying ulterior agenda. Though a marvel of gekimation—a type of animation involving paper dolls—this Japanese adventure is definitely not for kids....

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UA Pavilions 9:30 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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