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Dozens of Film Festivals and Programs This Fall in Colorado

Warren Miller's Timeless is on local screens.
Warren Miller's Timeless is on local screens.
Warren Miller

The Denver Film Festival is over, but there are plenty of other special showings and series this fall and winter. So turn off Netflix, get off the couch, and go explore Colorado’s cinematic scene.

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Disney's Fantasia in Concert: The animated film has been a great classical-music primer for generations, and now you can see it with music being performed live by the Colorado Symphony. March 28-29, $15-$89, Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver Performing Arts Complex, 303-623-7876, coloradosymphony.org.
The Emerging Filmmakers Project: See short films, documentaries, music videos and art films from Denver's independent makers, followed by a Q&A with the directors. 8-10 p.m., third Thursday of every month, $5, Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo Street, 303-477-5977, bugtheatre.info.
Friday Night Weird: New and cult films that aren't easily categorized are shown each Friday in this ongoing series. Year-round, 8:45 p.m., $12, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut Street, Boulder, 303-444-7826, thedairy.org.
Front Range Film Festival: This fest's perspective goes way beyond the Front Range, with movies by both Colorado and international filmmakers. February 23,10 a.m.-10 p.m., 471 Main Street, Longmont, 646-391-0876, coloradofests.com.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1, in Concert: The dramatic score accompanying Harry, Hermione and Ron's fight against He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named is even more emotional when performed live. January 3-5, $15-$89, Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver Performing Arts Complex, 303-623-7876, coloradosymphony.org.
Home Alone in Concert: Little Kevin McAllister isn't really alone during this screening; he has the Colorado Symphony around to play the score. November 29, 7:30 p.m., $15-$89, Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver Performing Arts Complex, 303-623-7876, coloradosymphony.org.
Indigenous Film: Short films "The Fighting Cholitas," "4 Wheel War Pony," "Pass the Bucket Jeff Ament," "Skate or Die REDBulletin" and "Skateboarding in Pine Ridge" are followed by an audience discussion and Q&A. December 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Boulevard, 303-370-6000, dmns.org.
Love Actually in Concert: Christmas is all around in this screening of the much-loved rom-com with live symphonic accompaniment. December 6, 7:30 p.m., $15-$89, Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver Performing Arts Complex, 303-623-7876, coloradosymphony.org.
The Science Behind Pixar: The interactive exhibit breaks down the engineering, technology, mathematics and art used in each step of Pixar's movie making process. Denver Museum of Nature & Science, 2001 Colorado Boulevard, 303-370-6000, dmns.org.
Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert: The best of the original trilogy — don't @ us — is even more triumphant with Colorado Symphony playing John Williams' famous score. February 27-29, $15-$89, Boettcher Concert Hall, 14th and Curtis streets, 303-623-7876, coloradosymphony.org.
Warren Miller's Timeless: The studio's seventieth film includes appearances by Glen Plake, Caite Zeliff, Jalin Kauf and Baker Boyd. Through December 29, various Colorado locations, warrenmiller.com.

The deadline is past for these listings, which were compiled for our Fall Arts Guide. But we highlight hundreds of events every week on westword.com; send information on upcoming events, including film programs, to editorial@westword.com/

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