Extraterrestrial lands in Denver tomorrow, thanks to Tugg
Want to host a screening? Find a film in Tugg.com's library, create an event, spread the word and Tugg handles the rest.
Brad McHargue, who runs the local entertainment site MileHighCinema.com, is well-known to Fons PR, which represents Tugg, because of his annual involvement in Fantastic Fest in Austin, and seemed a natural to create a test Tugg event.
McHargue chose Extraterrestrial because of its glowing reviews at Fantastic Fest 2011. "It had a slight theatrical release in mid-June and Denver just wasn't getting it," he says. "The director is a great guy -- I've met him before -- and it seemed like a great genre film for the first Denver screening."
Burgos with: Ransteez, Giothevillan, Chicitychino
TicketsSat., Jan. 28, 8:00pm
Stand Up! the Workshop - Comedy Showcase
TicketsTue., Jan. 31, 7:00pm
TicketsThu., Feb. 2, 7:30pm
These Jokes Are for You (W/ Denver Comedy Champion Nathan Lund)
TicketsThu., Feb. 2, 8:00pm
Future Faces of Funny
TicketsWed., Feb. 8, 7:30pm
Tugg makes it easy to set up your own screening and spread the joys of independent and genre films. "It's very low-key -- a couple of quick e-mails, and boom," says McHargue. "It's a fun way to display a movie you love for movie fans and your friends. At least for me, I love bringing films to people who are generally casual film-goers who might not see them. Extraterrestrial is a great example of that because it's a sci-fi romantic comedy."
Tomorrow's showing includes a special Skype Q&A with the director and viewing of one of his short films. Tickets are $9; find more information here.
Get the Arts & Culture Newsletter
Find out about upcoming performances, exhibitions, openings and special events happening in the Denver art and theater scene.