But that doesn’t mean IFS is abandoning 35mm film: “I’m showing more 35mm than the Telluride Film Festival did,” Kjolseth boasts, “in part thanks to our Handmade Monsters series.” The Thursday-night series, he explains, will not only screen in celluloid throughout October, but singles out films using old-school stop-motion technology to create visual thrills, such as King Kong vs. Godzilla and An American Werewolf in London. Also in October and early November, IFS will feature 35mm rarities from Japanese director Kiyoshi Kurosawa, in collaboration with the Japan Foundation.
See Renoir at 7 p.m. and Leviathan at 9 p.m. for free in Muenzinger Auditorium on the CU-Boulder campus; the season gets under way in earnest tomorrow with the documentary More Than Honey and a changing schedule of new and old screenings daily except Mondays through November 19. Tickets are $6 for students or $7 general admission; for information and a downloadable schedule, go to internationalfilmseries.com.
Mon., Sept. 16, 7 & 9 p.m., 2013