Pepi, Luci, Bom and Other Girls Like Mom, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 1, and ends a month later with the filmmaker’s most recent work, Julieta. Full series passes are available for $100 to $140 at denverfilm.org; check the website for tickets to individual screenings.
Spanish auteur Pedro Almodóvar owns the camp genre of filmmaking, as proven by a catalogue of work drenched in quirky humor, sex, satire and, at times, deep pathos, produced over nearly forty years of filmmaking. Now you can celebrate a career of note, in depth, when the Sie FilmCenter, 2510 East Colfax Avenue, hosts Almodóvar en Total, a twenty-film retrospective curated by former Denver Film Society programming manager, filmmaker and Westword contributor Keith Garcia and presented by CU Boulder film studies director Ernesto Acevedo-Muñoz. Organized into four weeklong segments — Pedro Finds His Voice, Almodóvar’s Sexy Stride, Pedro Remembers and Neo-Modovar — the series starts at the very beginning, with a screening of Almodóvar’s first film, 1980’s