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Denver Film Fest Explores History of Music and Future of Film

For over three decades, the Denver Film Festival has been exploring the depths of cinema with classic revivals, premieres, and international discoveries. The festival returns to it’s home at the Sie FilmCenter (2510 E Colfax Ave, Denver, CO) from November 2 to the 13th.  One of the highlights of the fest is American Epic, a documentary produced by Robert Redford, T Bone Burnett and Jack White, follows the reconstruction of the first recording machine ever used by the music and film industry, a piece of tech that has long since been forgotten.

Other films slated to be shown at the fest include:

  • THE EAGLE HUNTRESS – Director: Otto Bell
  • FRANCA: CHAOS AND CREATION – Director: Francesco Carrozzini
  • INCIDENT LIGHT – Director: Ariel Rotter
  • LOVESONG – Director: So-yong Kim
  • MOM AND ME – Director: Ken Wardrop
  • OVARIAN PSYCHOS – Directors: Joanna Sokolowski & Kate Trumbull-LaValle
  • A WOMAN, A PART – Director: Elisabeth Subrin
  • ALWAYS SHINE –   Director: Sophia Takal
  • DONALD CRIED –   Director: Kris Avedisian
  • FOLK HERO AND FUNNY GUY –   Director: Jeff Grace
  • FREE IN DEED –   Director: Jake Mahaffy
  • HUNTER GATHERER –   Director: Josh Locy
  • KATIE SAYS GOODBYE –   Director: Wayne Roberts
  • LIVE CARGO –   Director: Logan Sandler
  • LOVE WITCH –   Director: Anna Biller
  • LUPE UNDER THE SUN –  Director: Rodrigo Reyes
  • MA – Directors: Celia Rowlson-Hall
  • MIDDLE MAN –   Director: Ned Crowley
  • CHECK IT –   Directors: Dana Flor & Toby Oppenheimer
  • GROWING UP COY –   Director: Eric Juhola
  • THE QUEEN OF IRELAND – Director: Conor Horgan
  • STAYING VERTICAL – Director: Alain Guiraudie

Among the festival’s honors is the Krzysztof Kieslowski Award for Best Feature Film, the Maysles Brothers Award for Best Documentary and the achievement-based John Cassavetes Award. The festival also features a series of panel discussions on topics including food in cinema, outreach workshops, historical overviews and more.  The festival will also feature more than 130 filmmaker guests making in-person appearances.

To learn more, go to:

Denver Film Festival
November 2 - 13, 2016

Sie FilmCenter
2510 E Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80206


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