The Festival begins November 2, 2016 and ends November 13, 2016.
Screenings and events will take place at various venues, including the Sie FilmCenter, UA Denver Pavilions, Ellie Caulkins Opera House and the Festival AnneX at the McNichols Civic Center Building.
The full schedule for the 39th Denver Film Festival will be released October 11, 2016.
A pass is a non-transferable credential worn by the pass holder/DFS Member that allows the bearer certain Festival privileges. For information about Denver Film Society membership.
DFS members $12
*Showtimes before 5:30pm: Monday – Friday
DFS members $8
DFS members $8
$15 DFS member / $18 non-member
Tickets can be purchased online 24/7 or at our festival box office located at the Sie Filmcenter (2510 East Colfax). DFS members may begin purchasing tickets on October 10th and tickets are available to the general public beginning October 12th. Our box office hours are as follows:
DFS Members Only:
October 11th from 1:30pm-7:30pm
Open to General Public & Members:
October 12th – October 30th from 1:30pm – 7:30pm
October 31st- November 1st
from 12pm – 6pm
November 2nd from 10am – 4pm
November 3rd-12th box office will open 1 hour prior to the 1st screening of the day at each venue.
Tickets can be picked up at the Festival Box Offices either at the Sie FIlmCenter or UA Pavilions. Locations will open 1 hour prior to the 1st screening of the day.
Will-Call tickets are tickets that have been purchased in advance through the Denver Film Society website. Will Call tickets can be picked up at the Festival Box Offices.
If a particular festival screening’s allotment of advance tickets has sold out, there may be standby tickets available for $15 – no discounts apply. Lines begin at the venue Box Office one hour prior to the screening time; those in the standby line will be let in just prior to the screening on a space-available basis. Special Presentation and Ellie Caulkins Opera House Matinee standby prices may vary.
For films that are showing at the Sie FilmCenter, free parking is available in the garage in the back of the building. Overflow parking is available in the East High School parking lots and on the adjacent City Park Esplanade as directed.
For films showing at the UA Denver Pavilions, validated parking is available in the Denver Pavilions underground parking garage accessible from Welton Street. Beyond four hours, the posted rates will apply. Validation is required and available in the theater lobby only. Alternate paid parking is available throughout downtown.
For our Red Carpet films at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, you can park at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts garage. There is also street parking or pay lots in the near vicinity.
Parking for the Festival AnneX at the McNichols Building is available on the adjacent streets and in the surface parking lots located at 14th and Court Street.
- Many festival screenings sell out. We recommend that tickets and packages be purchased in advance. No refunds or exchanges, except in the rare case of a program cancellation.
- Ticket holders are guaranteed seats up to 15 minutes before the scheduled start of the screening. After this time, any remaining seats may be sold to patrons waiting in the stand by ticket line.All films will be shown in their original language with English subtitles. Please note that many of the films do not carry an MPAA rating.Recording devices are not permitted in the theaters.
All bags are subject to inspection. Those that are over-sized may at the discretion of the festival, be barred from the venue/theater. The festival can not hold bags while patrons are in films.
Please silence all electronic devices before showtime. Failure to do so may result in ejection from the theater.
Auditoriums must be cleared between screenings. No saving of seats.
Festival schedule and guests are subject to change; check denverfilm.org/festival for the most up-to-date information.