Best community film series
The newly formed Boulder Film Alliance -- five movie-loving entities working as one -- is screening forty films this spring and summer that reflect the shared interests and various missions of the groups. Some highlights: Colorado University's International Film Series reprises Zhang Yimou's Raise the Red Lantern July 8 and 9 and the "Colors Trilogy" of the late Krzysztof Kieslowski July 22 to August 5; The Boulder Theater examines popular music on film with Grease, Woodstock, Saturday Night Fever and Menace II Society, among others; Boulder Outdoor Cinema's Saturday-night series includes Frankenstein and Dracula on July 15 and The Wizard of Oz on August 26; the Chautauqua Silent Film Series shows a recently rediscovered 1924 version of Peter Pan on August 9, with accompaniment by the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra; Boulder Public Library highlights writers and film July 14 with films about Allen Ginsberg, Samuel Beckett and others.
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