Five Things at the 42nd Annual Denver Film Festival


Denver, CO

October 30- November 10, 2019

The Denver Film Festival is back with films from across the world. There are films Rian Johnson & Terrance Mallick. There is an Italian Showcase and a Focus on National Cinema that looks at Brazil. There are films that fit into DenverFilm’s yearlong ongoing categories of CinemaQ, Women + Film, J’Adore, and CineLatinx. There is a special tribute of films to the late Brit Withey. That is the tip of the iceberg.

After Parkland

Five Movies to See At the 42nd Annual Denver Film Festival

After Parkland – This documentary follows both students and parents after the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Marriage Story – The Closing night film has been getting raves at other film festivals. Starring Adam Driver and Scarlet Johansson this film dives headfirst into the emotions of a relationship.

Motherless Brooklyn – Edward Norton stars in, and directs this noir about a private detective with Tourette syndrome. It is based upon a Jonathan Lethem novel.

The Stolen Caravaggio/ Una storia senza nome – A film within a film that has drama, thrills and comedy. Part of the Italian Showcase

Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema – This 14 hour documentary will be shown in 5 parts and focuses on how women have influenced film through the ages.

The ConductorFive Movies About Music at the  42nd Annual Denver Film Festival

The Conductor –  This film is based upon the life Antonio Brico, the first woman to conduct a professional symphony orchestra

Amazonia Groove –  This documentary looks at the land and the music in Brazil.

Best Before Death –  Bill Drummond is on a long tour. 12 years and his performance has changed from music to something else entirely

DeVotchka: Man with A Movie Camera –  A silent Soviet documentary meets the music of DeVotcha.

Music Video Mixtape – Not a film, but a collection of videos both local and international.

devotchka-man with a movie camera

Five Things To Do At the 42nd Annual Denver Film Festival That Aren’t Watching Films

Be There to See Who Won – The Awards Ceremonies –

Creative Conversations –

Play A Game – Escape from Godot

Show Some Kindness

Virtual Reality –

Women Make Film

October 23rd, 2019