Colorado History

Ten Years After: Remembering the Aurora Theater Shooting

1 of 19
Evan Semón Photography
Century 16 Theatre on July 20, 2012, after shots rang out during the premiere of the new Batman movie.
On July 20, 2012, a gunman entered the Century 16 movie theater in Aurora during a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises and killed twelve people. Metamorphosis: Aurora Theater Shooting Ten Years Later is an all-day community gathering at the Aurora Municipal Center on July 23, 2022, that will commemorate that tragedy and its aftermath.