Film and TV

George Hickenlooper, RIP: Starz Denver Film Festival director says fest to be dedicated to him

Saturday brought news about the shocking death of George Hickenlooper, Mayor John Hickenlooper's filmmaking cousin, who was in Denver to screen his latest flick, Casino Jack, as part of the Starz Denver Film Festival.

The show will go on, says festival director Britta Erickson, with at least one more Casino Jack screening added -- and the fest as a whole will be dedicated to George.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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