The Festival begins November 1, 2017 and ends November 12, 2017.
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 40th Denver Film Festival will be released at 6pm October 10, 2017, via our website
A pass is a non-transferable credential issued to DFF guests/DFS Members that allows the bearer certain Festival privileges. For information about the levels of DFS membership that receive passes, see: Denver Film Society membership.
Prices will vary depending on the program. Please see the How to Fest Section.
During the festival, 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. In advance of the festival, tickets may be picked up at the Sie FilmCenter during regular operating hours.
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 standby prices may vary.
•Many festival screenings sell out. We recommend that tickets and packages be purchased in advance.
•There are 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 oversized 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.
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