Almost every city has some sort of microcinema -- a small-scale, do-it-yourself movie screening series showcasing experimental, oddball, archival and underground films and videos. But Denver needs more of them, says Anthony Buchanan, so he's launching Cinema Contra, his own wandering microcinema tha ... More >>
When the International Film Series launched in 1941, there were no debates about the merits of film verses digital distribution. There were no videos, no DVDs, no Blu-rays and no digital files. Film was film. You could touch it and scratch it and cut it and paint it and what you did would impact the ... More >>
Terry Gilliam fans have reason to be very happy -- not only does he have a brand-new film, The Zero Theorem, opening in just over a week, but this week the International Film Series is showing two of his classic movies -- Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and The Fisher King -- to prep you for the lat ... More >>
Julia Joun had been doing volunteer publicity for the International Film Series, working closely with IFS director Pablo Kjolseth, for over a year when she realized that IFS was missing a major opportunity. "Boulder is such a vibrant food city," says Joun. "I wanted to create a sense of excitement a ... More >>
As the University of Colorado at Boulder's International Film Series kicks off its spring series tonight, you might notice a slight shift in the force. Longtime IFS director Pablo Kjolseth, one of the area's last holdouts in the 35mm-or-digital debate over quality of film experience -- area is consi ... More >>
See Also: • Warlock Pinchers return to CU more than two decades after being banned • The Warlock Pinchers are still playing devil's advocate • Warlock Pinchers: An extensive oral history straight from the jokers' mouth • (Review) Warlock Pinchers at Gothic, 8/6/10 • (Review) Warlock Pinche ... More >>
See Also: • The Warlock Pinchers are still playing devil's advocate • Warlock Pinchers: An extensive oral history straight from the jokers' mouth • (Review) Warlock Pinchers at Gothic, 8/6/10 • (Review) Warlock Pinchers at Gothic, 8/7/10 • Best of Denver 2011: Warlock Pinchers - Best Docum ... More >>
Pam Grier as Jackie Brown.Young people love Quentin Tarantino. A lot of older people do, too, but there is something so electrifying about being twenty years old and hearing Samuel L. Jackson shout the word "motherfucker!"
Manufactured civilizations rise and fall in "Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow." The International Film Series grew a little this year. To inaugurate new secondary digs in the University of Colorado's state-of-the-art Visual Arts Center, director Pablo Kjolseth chose to fill the VAC's auditori ... More >>
Last night, something happened that might have long-suffering Boulder art-film lovers rocking in their plush seats with joy: The bright, shiny Boedecker Theater at the Dairy center for the Arts opened to the public for its first state-of-the-art digital screening, featuring the 50th-anniversa ... More >>
Deep in the midst of the digital age, International Film Series programmer Pablo Kjolseth makes no bones about his love of celluloid, the analog of film, especially, but not necessarily, in black and white. Because of that, the University of Colorado's IFS is arguably the region's last true v ... More >>
Few bands in the annals of underground music in Denver have garnered as much notoriety as Warlock Pinchers. Beginning in 1987, the Pinchers made a name for themselves early on as a charmingly obnoxious outfit of musical pranksters whose legacy of creative mischief is as memorable as its shows ... More >>
The International Film Series ends in Tokyo.
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Billy Nayer launches rock-and-roll stories
American tall tale gallops across these pages
Interstate integrates art in Colorado
Tough cookies strut their stuff in a new Boulder film series.