Denver Film Festival, which runs from Wednesday, November 1, through Sunday, November 12, and includes 200-plus films from more than forty countries. In addition to the usual industry panels, parties and screenings, the festival will spotlight Danish and Polish cinema. Films by directors including Hong Sang-soo, Agnès Varda, Sally Potter, Fatih Akin, Joe Berlinger, Richard Linklater, Claire Denis, Paolo Virzì, Kim Ki-duk will also grace screens across town. Opening-night film Lady Bird plays at 8 p.m. on November 1, at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Opening-night tickets run $35 to $60; find a full schedule of films and ticketing options for the rest of the fest at denverfilm.org.
This year, the Denver Film Society is celebrating the fortieth edition of the