Series, at the
Mercury Café, 2199 California
St., presents: Documentary films dealing with issues of conscience, followed by
audience discussions, Thursdays, 7p.m.
June 7, The Pruitt-Igoe Myth, examining poverty and public housing.
Donations appreciated. Info:
Committee on Africa and the Caribbean, at the Mercury Café, 2199 California St.,
presents: Black Gold, a documentary film exposing the contradictions
between the million-dollar Western coffee industry and the plight of coffee
workers in Ethiopia, the birthplace of coffee, Sun., June 17, 2p.m. Free. Info:
Denver Film Society, Denver FilmCenter/Colfax, 2510 E. Colfax
Ave. presents: a weekly changing calendar of first-run exclusives and art house
revivals both domestic and foreign, narrative and documentary, all shown in
their original language and format, without on-screen advertising, including:
Focus on French-Language Cinema Festival, four days of screenings, parties,
receptions and special events, in conjunction with Alliance Française
de Denver, June 21-24. Info: afdenver.org.
New (2011-2012) domestic documentaries,
screened Tues., Wed. & Fri., 7p.m., include: June 6, Indie Game: The
Movie; 7, Under Fire – Journalists in Combat (DocNight presentation with director Martyn Burke); 8, Reveal the Path; 12, Where The
Yellowstone Goes; 13, Young @ Heart.
The Watching Hour, cult classics,
genre gems and hard-to-find film fantasies, Fri. & Sat., 10p.m.: June 2, Streets
of Fire (action/music, U.S., 1984); 8 & 9, Popcorn
(horror, U.S., 1991). Tattered Cover Free Classic, Sun., June 3, 2p.m.: Rashomon (crime/mystery, Japan, 1950).
For full schedule, synopses,
call 303-820-3456 or visit denverfilm.org.
Fresh City Life, at Denver Public Library Central Library, 10 W. 14th Ave. Pkwy., presents: All Doris, All Day: A Film Series Tribute to
Doris Day, screened in the Level B2 Conference Center, Tuesdays, 6-9p.m.:
June 5, Calamity Jane (1953); 12, Love Me or Leave Me (1955, in
the Level 7 Meeting Room); 19, The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956); and 26,Pillow Talk (1959). Free. Info: denverlibrary.org/fresh.