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Sie FilmCenter

2510 E. Colfax Ave. Denver, CO 80206 | Central Denver | 720-381-0813

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Home to the Denver Film Society, the Anna & John J. Sie FilmCenter is Denver’s only year-round cinematheque, showing both first-run studio features and foreign, independent and art-house films. Amenities include a snack bar that sells popcorn, fountain drinks, beer, hot dogs and candy, as well as stadium seating with leather couches and chairs. It is located near the Tattered Cover in the Lowenstein CulturePlex on East Colfax.


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  • Calendar: Highlights
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  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    On the surface, Darren Aronofsky's bleak masterpiece Requiem for a Dream, the screwball musical nun-comedy of Sister Act and a spaghetti Western from Thailand don't have much in common. In...
  • Show and Tell: 100 Colorado Creatives
    #76: Sahar Pazirandeh Sahar Pazirandeh left Iran with her family in the late '80s, when she was nine years old, in the wake of changes that followed the ancient nation's Islamic revolution....
  • Show and Tell: Breeality Bites
    I'm naive to a fault. Last week, when my car was hit for a third time in eighteen months (the second time it was creamed while parked in front of my house), I was naive enough to tell the...
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    Stanley Kubrick's The Shining is a film that inspires strong reactions, and people have been trying to pin down what it's really about almost since the day it was released. With Room 237,...
  • Show and Tell: 3 for free
    You won't need magic to conjure up some bargain entertainment in Denver this week. Denver -- everything from free screenings of films at the Sie FilmCenter (including a presentation of the...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    After tonight’s 7 p.m. screening of Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Inferno — part of the Sie FilmCenter’s collaboration with the Colorado Photographic Arts Center on...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    In a bow to Month of Photography, the Sie FilmCenter is partnering with the Colorado Photographic Arts Center to present Double Exposure: The World of Photography in Film, a five-program...
  • Show and Tell: Arts and Culture
    Be afraid. Be very afraid. The inaugural Stanley Film Festival, which will run May 2 through May 5 this year in Estes Park, is holding an open house for fright-film fans and potential...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    The Stanley Hotel, the historic and supposedly haunted lodge in Estes Park that inspired Stephen King’s The Shining, has always embraced its association with the chilling story, even...
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    The Amityville Horror is the best-known haunting in American history, spawning multiple films, countless books and speculation to this day about what really happened more than thirty years...
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    More than twenty years after the story broke, America's fascination with cannibal sex killer Jeffrey Dahmer lingers on. In The Jeffrey Dahmer Files, a new documentary on the case playing...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    What would it be like to live next door to one of history’s most notorious serial killers? That’s just one of the questions answered in The Jeffrey Dahmer Files, a documentary...
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    At The ABCs of Death, in its final night at the Sie FilmCenter, you're going to get the equivalent of horror tapas -- one short, punchy tale for each letter of the alphabet, each delivered...
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    At The ABCs of Death, showing now at the Sie FilmCenter, you're going to get the equivalent of horror tapas -- one short, punchy tale for each letter of the alphabet, each delivered by a...
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    At The ABCs of Death, showing now at the Sie FilmCenter, you're going to get the equivalent of horror tapas -- one short, punchy tale for each letter of the alphabet, each delivered by a...
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    When you to to The ABCs of Death, showing now at the Sie FilmCenter, you're going to get the equivalent of horror tapas -- one short, punchy tale for each letter of the alphabet, each...
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    At The ABCs of Death, opening today at the Sie FilmCenter, you're going to get the equivalent of horror tapas -- one short, punchy tale for each letter of the alphabet, each delivered by a...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Death comes in many forms, so it seems like naming one form for each letter of the alphabet would be child’s play. Or, in the case of The ABCs of Death, an excuse to gather 26 rising...
  • Show and Tell: 10 for $10
    Ever since the Harlem Shake snagged the Internet's attention, it seems that video after video of frat boys, Army officers and various mammals at Sea World wiggling uncontrollably to Baauer's...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    For the third annual Women + Film Voices Film Festival, documentaries and narratives get equal billing on the screen, but women, as always, are at the forefront. “We cover a broad...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    In 1965, four art students and filmmakers from the University of Kansas and the University of Colorado bought seven acres of land just north of Trinidad and created a community. Drop City...
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    As with past editions, this year's third annual Women + Film Voices Film Festival aligns with the celebration of International Women's Day -- which is Friday, March 8. Curated by festival...
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    With its bizarre onslaught of sentient drugs, invisible aliens and time-tripping insanity, Don Coscarelli's John Dies at the End (opening tonight at the Sie FilmCenter) is like no film...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    With its bizarre onslaught of sentient drugs, invisible aliens and time-tripping insanity, Don Coscarelli’s John Dies at the End is like no film you’ve seen before....
  • Film: Reviewed
    Three local film festivals — the Boulder International Film Festival, the Festivus Film Festival and Women + Film — will light up Denver-area screens over the latter half of...
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    Stepping into its third year, the Women + Film Voices Festival is gearing up for another phenomenal run this March. As a precursor to the week of films written by, directed by, produced by...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Based on a best-selling French graphic novel by Joann Sfar, the animated film The Rabbi’s Cat tells the story of a cat who eats his owner’s parrot and is suddenly able to speak....
  • Calendar: Highlights
    When fashion publicist Eleanor Lambert set about to produce a runway show called Le Grand Divertissement à Versailles in 1973, her mission was simply to bring American and French...
  • Show and Tell: Fashion
    Forty years ago, New York fashion publicist Eleanor Lambert set out to produce a runway show called Le Grand Divertissement à Versailles in 1973, a fundraising catwalk to save the...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    The 1950s weren’t all sock hops, malt shops and boundless economic growth. There was a dark side of sexism, racism and xenophobia that’s scarcely acknowledged when people pine...
  • Show and Tell: 10 for $10
    If you're going into the weekend with a nearly empty wallet, don't fret. From ten cent art openings to comedy debates to a cult film about a sugar addict, there are plenty of events you can...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    The mandate at Oakland’s Highland Hospital, as one doctor says during Pete Nicks’s attentive vérité portrait of the place, is to admit people “just as much...
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    The beach-party movie has fallen from its former pinnacle of popularity, but it still has its fans. Take writer/director Zach Clark, for instance. His latest film, Vacation!, resurrects the...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Although they almost certainly have plans for striking new projects that expand our understanding of what documentaries can be, Bill and Turner Ross — the co-directors, -producers,...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Ten out of ten monkey’s-paw recipients agree: Wishes come with a steep price. The “magical girls” of the hit anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica learn this lesson the...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    To enjoy tonight's Trapped in the Closet Sing-Along, viewers aren't required to know, like or even understand the fine art of R. Kelly. But unabashed Kelly lovers and cynics alike are...
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    Twenty years ago, Long Island teenager Amy Fisher became famous for shooting Mary Jo Buttafuoco -- wife of her much older lover, Joey Buttafuoco -- in the face. She served time in prison for...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    When five black and Latino teenagers were charged with the attack and rape of a female jogger in Central Park in 1989 — falsely, it turned out — the mood in New York City was one...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Tired of being tempted by a kickass trailer full of action, intrigue and general awesomeness, only to have the actual movie fall flat? The solution to such disappointment is obvious: a...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Mile High Sci-Fi gives bad films a second chance by brightening them up with a little live comedy. In advance of December 21, which could be Earth’s last day, the group is screening a...
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    The work of Everything is Terrible! is hard to describe.The easy way out is to note that it's video collage, but that doesn't begin to convey what this crew does with video. The videos...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Door-to-door caroling isn’t really a thing anymore, so when the urge hits to express your Christmas spirit in song, head to The Watching Hour: Xmas Pops Sing-Along, hosted by the...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    The holiday season will get a lot darker tonight when proto-slasher Black Christmas hits town as part of the A.V. Club’s New Cult Canon tour. The influential horror classic will be...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    “It’s a night of giving and cannibalism.” That’s how Brad McHargue of Mile High Cinema, winner of the 2012 Westword Denver Web Award for best movie blog, likes to...
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    "If I can avoid putting anything from the movie in the movie poster, then I'm doing okay," says artist Jay Shaw. His film- poster art, which has taken off over the past year as he's worked...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    If you’re only going to see one thing at this year’s Starz Denver Film Festival, you should go big. “If you’re going to just see one movie — I guess it counts...
  • Show and Tell: Lists
    French illustrator Serge Bloch has illustrated more than 300 books, his editorial illustrations appear regularly in several newspapers around the world, and two of his book series have been...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Much like political ads and zombies in October, found-footage flicks are starting to get old, but now and then comes a twist that makes the trend relevant again — even the second time...
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    In 1987, ACT UP -- the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power -- was born in New York City, an activist-centered response to the growing HIV and AIDS epidemic that was largely going ignored by the...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    The name Wayne White might not ring any bells, but the work of this illustrator, painter and puppet maker is immediately recognizable. His kitschy imagination has created well-known...
  • Show and Tell: Colorado Film
    The 35th Starz Denver Film Festival returns to the Mile High City from November 1 through 11, and is looking for volunteers to help both before and during the annual cinematic...
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    Wayne White might be your favorite visual artist of the last few decades that you didn't know existed. But that was sort of the point behind Beauty Is Embarrassing, director Neil Berkeley's...
  • Show and Tell: Arts and Culture
    From collaborating with jazz legends to hanging out with Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady, David Amram has accumulated quite an impressive resume. He's written multiple books as well as musical...
  • Show and Tell: Arts and Culture
    Legendary folk singer Woody Guthrie was born a hundred years ago, and a century later, he's left quite a legacy. David Amram, a legend in his own right who met Guthrie in 1956 and was...
  • Show and Tell: 10 for $10
    Since etiquette of yore prohibits the wearing of white after Labor Day, be sure to wear all of your white attire on this three-day weekend. And there will be plenty of places to display your...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Now that Walter White has freed himself from the specter of death at the hands of Gustavo Fring, what comes next on his meth-fueled rise to absolute power and his corresponding fall into the...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    An entire generation of film-goers knows Alec Guinness primarily as the original Obi-Wan Kenobi, but his work spans decades and genres, ranking with the most accomplished actors of his age....
  • Show and Tell: Film and TV
    In The Revenant, a soldier dies in Iraq, only to awaken back home as a member of the living dead. But this particular undead guy isn't quite a vampire, and he isn't quite a zombie -- he's a...
  • Show and Tell: 10 for $10
    Down to your last $10? Rather than spend it on something boring like food or your electricity bill, do something fun with that Hamilton. September is just a week away, but there are still...
  • Show and Tell: Benefits
    A small world resides within these city limits: Connections are constantly being revealed, demonstrating how tightly-woven this city's community of artists and musicians really is. And when...
  • Show and Tell: Colorado Film
    At tonight's installment of the Denver Film Society's Women + Film series, PeaceJam's Dawn Engle will be the woman, and The Mayan Renaissance will be the film. This fastidious and lovely...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    I have a confession to make: I live in the house of Hayao Miyazaki. A formidable row of Studio Ghibli DVDs by Miyazaki and other animators in his fold — from the Academy Award-winning...
  • Show and Tell: 10 for $10
    It's easy to spend a summer wasting away inside, with the air-conditioning cranked high. But even though it's easy, that doesn't mean it's right. Denver is full of great events this weekend...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    At some point during the Found Footage Festival’s latest show -- maybe when the masturbation how-to segment comes on -- you’re going to ask yourself how the hell all this weird...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    It's patio season, in case you hadn't noticed, and rooftops all over town are buzzing. But one rooftop blast is about to pop up where you'd least expect it: in a parking lot atop the Denver...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Australian exploitation — or Ozploitation — films don’t come much more obscure than Road Games, the story of a trucker named Quid (Stacy Keach) who stalks a possible serial...
  • Show and Tell: Popular Culture
    Pop culture is important. We spend our time and money on it, litter our speech with quotes from it, and our lives are shaped by it. That's the premise of These Things Matter, a new podcast...
  • Show and Tell: 10 for $10
    Down to your last few dollars before rent is due next week? Don't worry about it. You can still have fun without forking over a lot of cash. From a Dragon Boat Festival to movies in the...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Take one bad action movie, add a pair of smart-ass movie geeks riffing on it in real time, and you have the high-concept, low-brow comedic brilliance of Mile High Sci-Fi. This month the MHSF...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Clyfford Still had, in the words of Denver Film Society’s Keith Garcia, “a lot of playful notions about movement.” Tonight, audiences at the Denver FilmCenter will examine...
  • Show and Tell: 10 for $10
    Too broke to hand over big bucks for a pricey music festival wristband this weekend? Don't worry. There are plenty of other things on the agenda that won't cost you more than a Hamilton. And...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    If you take the idea of mainstream drag, douse it in raw sewage and draw lipstick on its teeth, you’ve got Christeene Vale. Just one of performer Paul Soileau’s many personas,...
  • Show and Tell: GLBTQ
    Austin, Texas weirdo Paul Soileau has done the drag thing: Within the confines of heels and pearls, the performer has seen plenty of success under the Rebecca Havemeyer moniker. But Soileau...
  • Show and Tell: 10 for $10
    Since you're probably spending every extra dollar on the air- conditioning bill this month, it's hard to find money for fun stuff. Help is at hand, with this week's list of ten events you...
  • Show and Tell: Events
    It's safe to say that the year 2012 is a big one in Mayan culture -- but few people really know the extent of its importance, argues PeaceJam Executive Director Dawn Engle. Not up to speed?...
  • Show and Tell: 10 for $10
    First Friday means two things. One: you just paid rent and are probably broke. Two: lots and lots of art openings. Luckily, art openings are free and usually include free wine and snacks. In...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    In The Do-Deca-Pentathlon, the latest film by brothers Mark and Jay Duplass, two adult siblings go head-to-head to determine the winner of a long-lost childhood competition. But this...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    “Picturing things, taking a view, is what makes us human; art is making sense and giving shape to that sense. It is like the religious search for God.” — Gerhard Richter If...
  • Show and Tell: Events
    Want to host a screening? Find a film in Tugg.com's library, create an event, spread the word and Tugg handles the rest. Want to see how it works? Tomorrow night at 9:30 p.m. Nacho...
  • Show and Tell: Colorado Film
    Boulder-based filmmaker Hunter Weeks is bringing his new film, Where the Yellowstone Goes, to the Denver FilmCenter tonight at 7 p.m.; the screening will be followed by a Q&A session. Weeks...
  • Show and Tell: 10 for $10
    Down to your last ten dollars? Don't worry, there are plenty of things you can do this weekend that cost a Hamilton or less. Gawk at a performance artist living in a box, usher in summer at...
  • Show and Tell: Colorado Film
    "If you could ride anywhere in the world, where would you go?" became a central question for Mike Dion after the success of the Denver-based filmmaker's 2010 film, Ride the Divide. That...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Olympic weightlifter Cheryl Haworth is a rare commodity: a woman who lifts weights in the international arena. She's the top-ranking lifter of any gender in the United States, tips the...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    On an October night in 1987, Danielle de Picciotto experienced a series of traumatic events that confirmed her decision to leave New York City for Berlin. Memories of that night inspired de...
  • Show and Tell: 10 for $10
    From Cinco de Mayo celebrations to the First Friday art walk, Denver has plenty of stuff going on this weekend that won't totally demolish your savings. Whether you fancy mariachi music,...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    As the drummer for the controversial Courtney Love-fronted band Hole, Patty Schemel barely made it out of the '90s alive. Now, more than fifteen years after the group's dangerous,...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    They did everything for each other -- and for art. When Genesis P-Orridge, industrial-rock revolutionary and co-founder of Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV, moved to New York in the 1990s,...
  • Backbeat: Interviews
    In 1992, drummer Patty Schemel joined the now-legendary Hole, a band that was just positioning itself for mainstream success. Less than two years later, bassist Kristen Pfaff had died of an...
  • Show and Tell: 10 for $10
    Whether you're an indoor- or outdoor-lover, a literature-aficionado or a film geek, this weekend is packed with something for everyone -- from a screening of His Royal Badness's 1984...
  • Show and Tell: Arts and Culture
    Marie Losier spent seven years of her life quietly watching two people become three by becoming one. Even today, she is subdued as she describes what that means. When Genesis P-Orridge,...
  • Show and Tell: 10 for $10
    This weekend rules. Just saying. There's tons of stuff to do that won't leave you eating cereal for dinner for a week, and whether you want to see a feminist spoken word night, go to a huge...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Even people born decades after the Beatles first banded together know that Eric Clapton played lead guitar on "While My Guitar Gently Weeps," as well as many other Fab Four facts. Those...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    It's a tale as old as time travel. Three aliens from Zots, a planet on which romance destroys the atmosphere, travel to Earth to break their hearts and save their home. If they're not in...
  • Show and Tell: 10 for $10
    Spring is finally here, and that means that more people are touring this way, more patios are opening, and there are plenty more ways to get out and have fun. But just because you'll be...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Bike messengers, avid cyclists and racing newbies, strap on your helmets for the Mile High Messenger Challenge 2012. In the grand tradition of unsanctioned alleycat racing -- informal city...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Ever wondered how to crystallize Parmesan cheese or deconstruct a sweet potato? Epicurean artistry via documentary film is what the Denver Film Society is serving up with El Bulli: Cooking...
  • Show and Tell: 10 for $10
    You're sure to be seeing green this weekend for St. Patrick's Day (Here's a Denver guide for St. Patrick's), but that doesn't mean you have to spend all of yours. Everything on this list...
  • Show and Tell: 10 for $10
    Don't know what to do this weekend? We've got you covered. From a bike-themed art show to an all-female performance group, to John Waters's favorite movie, this is your events guide all in...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    In an age when film has become a commodity easily bought and traded online, it's nice to be able to appreciate a classic work as it was meant to be seen -- on the silver screen. That's the...
  • Show and Tell: 10 for $10
    It looks like March is roaring in like a lion just in time for the weekend, but that doesn't mean there aren't a ton of things to do for fun. From Johnny Depp's classic bad-boy role in...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    The second annual Women + Film Voices Film Festival begins tonight with the documentary Ethel and follows with five more days of thought-provoking films by and about women. Over the course...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Colfax & 15th, an independent film set and produced in Denver, provides a glimpse into a world that many of us simply drive by on our way in and out of downtown: the concentration of...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Despite boasting a higher-than-average number of museums, parks, bands, venues, theater companies and designers, as well as the nation's fifth-highest concentration of artists, Denver is...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Produced by his youngest daughter, Gina, this profile of Harry Belafonte, foregrounding the 84-year-old actor and singer's political activism, is a moving if occasionally wearying...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    "If you've ever wanted to be put in a trance by millions of images of dogs, now's your chance," says Denver FilmCenter programming manager Keith Garcia. Everything Is Terrible!, the...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    In 1997, Romy and Michele conquered the dreaded high-school reunion career inquiry with a little lie about having invented Post-Its. Tonight and tomorrow, the Denver FilmCenter's Watching...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    While collaborating on the 2007 film Once, musicians Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova proved that life can imitate art, as their real-life love connection mirrored the on-screen romance. The...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    When Ed Edmunds was in college in Greeley in 1978, he went to a costume contest and lost to a guy wearing a mask that he had painted himself. “So I thought, well, I’ll just make...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    This is not Sarah Palin’s version of Alaska. Primarily set in her home town of Wasilla, Sarah Palin: You Betcha! reveals a wintery non-paradise filled with backstabbing, petty squabbles...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Columbus Day will always spark debate. But the controversy over the holiday has overshadowed some of the contributions — like film — that Italians have made to our culture, says...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Since the invention of the cell phone, horror films have struggled with plausibility, but you need look no further than the independent circuit to find innovation in the genre. With last...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    The problem with cheap apartments is that the walls are often very thin. Such was the case with the dilapidated place that friends Eddie Guerriero and Mitch Deprey moved into in San...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    As the “final girl” in the first and third installments of the Nightmare on Elm Street horror-movie series, Nancy Thompson never received the respect and adoration that Freddy...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Food and film go together like mustard and hot dogs, and you can get plenty of both along upper East Colfax Avenue, home to the Denver FilmCenter and numerous eateries of both high and low...
  • Calendar: Highlights
    Be afraid. Be very afraid. Tonight marks the start of DeMented. DeRanged. DeCeptive. De Palma-+, the Denver Film Society's month-long series celebrating the work of iconoclastic director...
  • Dining: Columns
    A few weeks ago, as part of my warmup for the Denver Film Festival, I headed to Starz FilmCenter for a training session with a heavy independent film. But first I stopped by the concession...

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