The official schedule for the 2011, 34th Starz Denver Film Festival is up on their website. Check out this break down of films by category, courtesy of denverfilm.org, to make choosing between almost 250 films in 13 days at this year’s festival at little less overwhelming.
2011′s Red Carpet Events, include: “Like Crazy,” “The Descendents,” and “The Artist.”
The Argonaut Wine & Film Series: “At SDFF34, oenophiles can experience film in an entirely new way via the Argonaut Wine & Film Series. Seven films have been specially paired with wines from their respective countries of production; tastings will follow the screenings.”
Cinema Q: “Queer voices. Queer visions. Queer lives. Experience the best in films that cover every angle of the LGBTQ rainbow through our Cinema Q program. These stories reveal the loves and losses of individuals who have been coloring the edges of cinema since its inception.”
Contemporary World Cinema: “This year’s selection of Contemporary World Cinema whisks you from Iran to Italy, Canada to Korea, the tip of Argentina to the fjords of Iceland and beyond.”
Documentary Film: “Be they hard-hitting or lyrical, political or personal, timely or timeless, narrowly focused or wide-ranging, SDFF documentaries shed all kinds of light on the world’s treasures and tragedies.”
Environment in Focus: “…cutting-edge documentaries and films with the power to inspire audiences and empower them in ways that can make a difference in the interactions and impact we have on the natural world.”
Eye on Films: “Eye on Films is a unique network of film festivals and distributors that facilitates the exhibition of first feature films at member festivals around the world.”
The Homages & Tributes Film program will, ” pay respects to the cinematic community’s visionary vanguard—past, present, and future.”
Denver Film Society fixtures will also present their picks for cinema on the edge with programming from, Women + Film, the Reel Social Club and feeding the late night watchers is Keith Garcia’s The Watching Hour.
You can keep in local with checking out films produced in Colorado with selections from the Spotlight on Colorado Program. Many of which will be featured in the Shorts-in-a-Feature-Length-World program.
There are a number of thought provoking panels to explore for the 2011 SDFF Panel Programs.