Picture Show Theater, 901 N. Academy Blvd., 380-SHOW
Premiere, Aug. 27, 9 p.m.
"The Thread that Connects Us"
Smokebrush Gallery, 218 W. Colorado Ave., Suite 102, 444-1012
Arts and music bazaar benefiting New Vues latest documentary, Escuchen y Lo Entendran, Sept. 10, noon to 5 p.m.
Reel Art Series
Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5581
Dracula, by F.W. Murnau, Oct. 20, 7 p.m.
"An Evening with John Waters"
Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 634-5583
Divine Trash, documentary, Nov. 10, 6-7:30 p.m.
John Waters, lecture, Nov. 10, 8 p.m.
Local film festivals
Pikes Peak Lavender Film Festival
Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 719/38-MOVIE, pplff.org
Opening night gala reception, Sept. 16, 6 p.m.
The Sadness of Johnson Joe Jangles (short) and Unconscious (Inconscientes), Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m.
Moustache (short) and Unveiled (feature), Sept. 17, noon
Licking Our Wounds (short) and Loggerheads (feature), Sept. 17, 2:45 p.m.
Getting to Know You (short) and Girl Play (feature), Sept. 17, 5:15 p.m.
Ryans Life (short) and Summer Storm (feature), Sept. 17, 8 p.m.
Gay Republicans and Gay Sex in the 70s, double-feature documentary program, Sept. 18, noon
You Wash My Skin With Sunshine (short) and Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing (feature), Sept. 18, 3 p.m.
Faith-Based Charity (short) and My Summer of Love (feature), Sept. 18, 6 p.m.
Bikini (short) and Cote dAzure (feature), Sept. 18, 8 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Womens Film Festival
Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., 226-0450, rmwfilmfest.org
Films TBA, Nov. 4-6
Westcliffe Digital Film Festival
110 Rosita Ave., Westcliffe, 719/783-9283, westcliffedigitalfilmfestival.com
17 DVD films, Aug. 26-28, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Telluride IndieFest 2005
Various venues throughout Telluride, tellurideindiefest.com
Aug. 31-Sept. 4, independent features, shorts, documentaries and screenplays
32nd Telluride Film Festival
Various venues throughout Telluride, 603/433-9202, telluridefilmfestival.org
Sept. 2-5, national and international premieres with "Treasures of Cinemas Past"
25th annual Breckenridge Festival of Film
Various venues throughout Summit County, 970/453-6200, breckfilmfest.com
Sept. 8-11, WNBC film critic Jeffrey Lyons hosts; premieres of new Hollywood releases, indie films, forums, seminars and parties.
Toofy Film Fest 2005
CUs Muenzinger Auditorium, Boulder Theatre and Fox Theatre, Boulder, toofy.com
Sept. 14-18, short comedies, dramas, documentaries, features, a high-definition shorts showcase, animated shorts showcase, international shorts showcase, music, fine art and fashion.
TIE, The International Experimental Cinema Exposition
Various venues throughout Denver, 303/832-2387, experimentalcinema.org
Sept. 21-25, over 100 experimental films on a variety of formats.
27th annual Aspen Filmfest
Venues in Aspen, Carbondale and Glenwood Springs, 970/925-6882, aspenfilm.org
Sept. 28-Oct. 2, independent features, shorts and documentaries from around the world, tributes, seminars and special events.
28th Starz Denver International Film Festival
Venues in Denver and Boulder, 303/893-3456, denverfilm.org
Nov. 10-20, showing around 175 films, including new international feature releases, independently produced fiction films and documentaries, animation, experimental works, childrens programs and short subjects. Also hosting more than 100 film artists.