Mercury Café, 2199 California
St., presents: Documentary films dealing with issues of conscience, followed by
audience discussions, Thursdays, 7p.m.
July 5, American Teacher; 19, Forks
Over Knives; 26, The Heist. Donations appreciated. Info:
Committee on Africa and the Caribbean, at the Mercury Café, 2199 California St.,
presents: Sugar Cane Alley, a poignant story of a grandmother who envisions
a life outside the plantation for her grandson (French with English subtitles),
Sun., July 29, 2p.m. Free. Info: 303-329-5881.
Denver Film Society, Denver FilmCenter/Colfax, 2510 E. Colfax
2001: A Space Odyssey, Stanley
Kubrick’s epic sci-fi drama, Wed., July 11, 7p.m., at Denver Museum of Nature
& Science, 2001 Colorado Blvd. Post-film discussion by David Grinspoon, Ph.D., curator of astrobiology, DMNS.
Cinema Q Film Festival, four days of
special events and screenings, including: July 19, Gayby;
20, United In Anger, Vito and Spend the Night With Christeene; 21, Trans, Question One and Facing
Mirrors; 22, Go Fish, Jobriath
A.D. and Keep The Lights On. Festival pass ($60 nonmembers) includes
one ticket to each film, opening & closing night receptions, and Drag
The Watching Hour, cult classics,
genre gems and hard-to-find film fantasies, Fri. & Sat., 10p.m.: July 6
& 7, Set It Off (crime/drama, U.S., 1996); 13 & 14, Thank God
It’s Friday (comedy/music, U.S., 1978).
Tattered Cover Free Classic, Sun.,
July 1, 2p.m.: Modern Times (comedy/drama/romance, U.S., 1936).
For full schedule, synopses,
call 303-820-3456 or visit denverfilm.org.
and Denver Film Society, at
Denver FilmCenter/Colfax, 2510 E. Colfax Ave.,
present: New Israeli Cinema series, Tuesdays, 7p.m.
July 3, The Queen Has No Crown,
documentary that navigates the intimate lives of five brothers and their
mother; 10, Sharqiya, highlighting
complexities of Bedouin communities living in Israel; 17, The Flat,
award-winning documentary about discoveries filmmaker Arnon
Goldfinger makes about his maternal grandparents
while cleaning out their Tel Aviv apartment; 24, My Lovely Sister,
beautifully acted film based on a Moroccan Jewish folk tale; 31, Room 514,
a young, idealistic Israeli military investigator confronts an elite soldier
with accusations of unnecessary violence against a Palestinian man in the
$9.75/non-members; $7/DFS and Mizel
Museum members. Information: denverfilm.org