A scene from "Ixcanul." Photo courtesy of Denver Film Society
"If we want to see more diverse faces represented in media, a film festival is a great place to start."
That notion is what drove the launch of CineLatino three years ago, says festival co-director and Denver Film Society (DFS) marketing and communications manager JoAnna Cintron. "It's a...
September 15 2016, 8:50 AM
The Sie FilmCenter lights up Colfax Avenue. —Courtesy of the Denver Film Society
Denver’s home for independent film is officially open for business. The Sie FilmCenter, the permanent location for the nonprofit Denver Film Society, celebrated its grand opening on Wednesday as the finishing touches on its recent redesign were completed. Anna and John J. Sie, who made a...
October 9 2015, 10:15 AM
Finding Gaston opens the festival with a celebration of Peruvian cuisine.
—Photo courtesy of JoAnna Cintron
Picture, if you will, a film festival. You probably conjure images of film-biz insiders chatting in incomprehensible industry lingo and tickets selling for roughly the cost of two weeks' rent, right?
CineLatino is not that kind of film festival.
When organizer Ernie Quiroz brought...
September 22 2015, 1:12 PM
Summer Scream turns Lakeside Amusement Park into a private party (photo courtesy of Jason M. Dewitt/Dewitt Photography)
The waning days of summer are upon us. Sigh. If you're not quite ready to give up those remaining warm-weather evenings, make plans to take in the earlier sunset from the top of the Cyclone Coaster at Lakeside Amusement Park during Summer Scream 5 on Thursday, September 3.
August 27 2015, 4:27 PM
Courtney Hoffman on set in Telluride with the legendary Quentin Tarantino (photo courtesy of Andrew Cooper)
You may not recognize Courtney Hoffman's name, but you've likely seen her work. The costume designer has developed quite the resume at just 30 years old: She's worked (sometimes as a trainee) on Snow White and the Huntsman, Water for Elephants, and Django Unchained. Most recently,...
August 12 2015, 8:50 AM
Scandal! Intrigue! Adventure! Cinderella stories! And zombies! This is how Colorado’s documentary filmmaking community became one of our state’s most important industries—while helping transform the craft itself.
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Intro: Several Lights, One Camera, All the Action...
Expect to hear cinema chatter throughout the next few weeks as the 2013 Starz Denver Film Festival returns for its 36th year. From November 6–17, special screenings, red carpet presentations, and hundreds of film showings will be scattered throughout the city. Luckily, the wealth of ...
November 5 2013, 12:45 PM
What do a “freshly opened can of tennis balls,” “wet wool,” a “new rubber hose," and a “can of green beans” have in common? They're all phrases used to describe wine in SOMM, a documentary directed by Jason Wise (pictured). While the film makes its Denver debut this week (at a...
June 25 2013, 11:00 AM