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Daniel Junge

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2014

    The ten best movie events in Denver in July

    July is a perfect time to bask under the stars at one of Denver's many outdoor screenings or to cuddle up in an air-conditioned theater and get out of the heat. This month's picks for movie events include throw-back classics, one queer festival and two killer new releases. See also: The ten best g ... More >>

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    January 23, 2014

    Videos: Arnold Schwarzenegger's twisted Bud Light Super Bowl ads and Colorado connections

    Bud Light's twisted Super Bowl spots, featuring ex-Cali guv Arnold Schwarzenegger as a headband-wearing ping-pong player midway between Björn Borg and Chris Evert, don't appear to have a Colorado connection beyond the participation of onetime Denverite Don Cheadle, who co-stars with...a llama; see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    100 Colorado Creatives: Brit Withey

    #35: Brit Withey As artistic director of the Denver Film Society, Brit Withey is the man behind the curtain pulling all levers when it comes to bringing innovative, rare and artful film to the Sie FilmCenter for special screenings throughout the year. But at the annual Starz Denver Film Festival, w ... More >>

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    September 16, 2013

    Film Industry Seminar Series reveals the magic behind the silver screen

    The lights and the camera, the big stars and the director's chair -- these are the icons we associate with filmmaking. But the magic on the silver screen wouldn't happen without such key players as casting directors and producers. Local filmmakers and fans can learn about the people behind the scene ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2013

    Five things I freaking hate about the Oscars -- thanks to the Academy!

    MGM studio exec Louis B. Mayer started the Academy Awards in 1929 as a way to bolster the image of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences -- and assist in mediating labor disputes. From that modest beginning, the awards ceremony has grown into one of the world's biggest annual media events. ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    3 things to do for free this week, November 12-15, 2012

    Broke after the weekend? The fun doesn't have to stop. Among the free events on the calendar this week are a screening of an Academy Award-winning film with the director on hand, a solar eclipse-viewing party complete with free snacks, and a workshop on how to get started writing your novel. For a f ... More >>

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    June 21, 2012
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    April 12, 2012

    John Hickenlooper celebrates Colorado's Oscar, Grammy wins

    Years before he won an Academy Award, filmmaker Daniel Junge was a barback at the Wynkoop Brewing Company -- and yesterday his former bosshosted a reception to celebrate not just Junge's recent Oscar win for best short documentary, Saving Face, but also Ryan Tedder's Grammy -- a real double whammy f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Reader: Saving Face Oscar win hits close to home

    Saving Face may be set in Pakistan, but the crew behind the film is from Colorado -- and they brought an Oscar back to this state after winning the best short documentary award. The team included co-directors Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, producer Allison Greenberg, editor/producer Davis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2012

    A day in the life of an Oscars novice, by Saving Face producer Alison Greenberg

    Alison Greenberg was a producer for Saving Face and is manager of foundation and donor relations for the Denver Film Society. She wrote this first-person account of her trip to the Oscars with the crew of Saving Face, a documentary which won the Academy Awards for Best Documentary Short. BY ALISON ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Video: Robert Downey Jr. Tebows at the Oscars

    Video below.​Love or loathe Tim Tebow as you may -- but there's no denying the cultural impact of The Chosen One. Prime example: At last night's Academy Awards ceremony, presenter Robert Downey Jr. preceded his trip to the stage with a little preparatory Tebowing -- one of several Colorado mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Reader: Where is Daniel Junge's marijuana movie?

    Daniel Junge just picked up an Academy Award for best short documentary for his film Saving Face.. This was Junge's second nomination...but one reader wonders what happened to a third movie:

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Over the weekend: Blues Traveler, Daniel Junge, Matt Selby and Buffalo Bill

    Big pics below.​You were busy this weekend. We know, because we've been keeping track of the phone you had on our Show and Tell, Backbeat Online and Cafe Society blogs, as well as our slide show page. Look below for samples featuring Blues Traveler, Oscar winner Daniel Junge, Matt Selby and B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Tom Massey wins Governor's Hall of Fame Award for showing movies love

    Tom Massey.​ Local filmmaker Daniel Junge was a big winner last night, snagging an Oscar for his documentary, Saving Face. But before the crowd at the Denver Film Society's Oscar Night America party erupted in cheers, movie lovers gave a round of applause to Representative Tom Massey, who won ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2012

    Saving Face and The Descendants link Colorado to Oscar wins

    Colorado-based filmmaker Daniel Junge won an Oscar tonight for Saving Face, the short documentary film that follows a Pakistani plastic surgeon dedicated to performing reconstructive surgery on women who've been attacked with acid. Read an interview with Junge about Saving Face.

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2012

    Daniel Junge on his Oscar nomination, Saving Face, and the Colorado film industry

    ​This isn't Daniel Junge's first trip to the Oscars. The Colorado-based filmmaker was nominated for an Academy Award in 2010 for his documentary The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner; this time he's nominated in the Documentary Short category for Saving Face, a film that follows a Pakist ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 12, 2010
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    February 3, 2010

    Daniel Junge, Academy Award nominee, goes to pot

    ​Daniel Junge is an accomplished filmmaker who just netted an Academy Award nomination for his short documentary The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner -- and he manages to make his movies from a home base of Denver. Junge, who traveled to the Amazonian jungle to film They Killed Sister ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: Justice for Sister Dorothy?

    Dorothy Stang died many thousands of miles from Denver, murdered in the Amazon rain forest, but her story resonates here in Colorado. Her brother, David, lives in Palmer Lake, and has spent years trying to find justice for his sister, a 73-year-old nun who had spent decades working with the poor s ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008
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    November 15, 2007
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    November 15, 2007
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    November 15, 2007

    The Iron Age

    Iron Ladies of Liberia takes an in-depth look at the country's new leader.

  • Calendar

    March 25, 2004

    Art Reach

    Citizen of the Earth seeks to bridge cultures

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    September 25, 2003

    Classic Revisited

    Colorado Ballet's Don Quixote rides again

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    March 27, 2003
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    November 21, 2002

    Pop Quiz

    A small tell-all

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