Film and TV

Meet new Denver Film Society programming manager Ernie Quiroz

A decade of continuity for the Denver Film Society ended with the departure of programming manager Keith Garcia last month. Denver film fans who came to trust Garcia's vision needn't worry, though -- the show will go on, and the newest addition to the DFS family is already on the job. Coming to Denver from the sunbaked city of Phoenix, new programming manager Ernie Quiroz is already on the job, ready to bring his own take on film to the movie-loving masses. Due to the need to book films in advance, it will be a bit before his stamp is apparent at the Sie FilmCenter -- after the 36th Starz Denver Film Festival, Quiroz says, and some of his plans won't come to fruition until early next year. So in the meantime, we sat down with the latest addition to Denver's film scene, learning everything from his background to his vision for film programming for the DFS.

See also: 100 Colorado Creatives: Keith Garcia, Denver Film Society

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Cory Casciato is a Denver-based writer with a passion for the geeky, from old science fiction movies to brand-new video games.
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