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Denver Film Festival

42nd Edition

Denver Film Festival

where:Denver (USA)
when:October 30th - November 10th, 2019
address:1510 York Street
Third Floor
Denver CO 80206
USA
tel:+1 720 7097727
fax:+1303.595.0956
email:dff@denverfilm.org
website:denverfilmfestival.denverfilm.org/
deadline:July 15th, 2019
entry form:Submission at FilmFreeway.com

The Denver Film Festival is the largest of its kind in the region. This intense and concentrated exposition showcases more than 250 new films from around the world with over 175 international filmmakers, directors, actors and other film artists participating in the twelve-day event. The majority of these films would never be seen or discovered in the Rocky Mountain region outside the venue of the film festival. The annual celebration of film provides an important showcase for the best of world cinema, a platform for international film artists, and promotes dialogue among filmmakers and the public.
The award-winning film festival is one of Denver's most popular and publicized events. The annual festival is a high-profile, glamour-filled event that is the focus of an enormous amount of media attention beginning in September and continuing through November.
The Denver Film Festival presents approximately 250 films over twelve days and plays host to more than 175 film artists. New international feature releases, independently produced fiction films and documentaries, animation, experimental works, children's programs, short subjects and music videos are included in the festival. In addition, a number of acclaimed international film artists are honored with tributes and special "evenings with..."
Awards & Prizes:
The festival presents the following awards:
* John Cassavetes Award
Presented to an American director or actor for outstanding achievement in independent filmmaking.
* Krzysztof Kieslowski Award For Best Feature Film
A juried prize honoring the best film.
* Career Achievement Award
Presented to a film artist for extraordinary contributions to world cinema.
* Stan Brakhage Vision Award for Experimental Film
* American Independent Filmmaker Award
$2500 Cash Prize for best American Independent Narrative feature.
* Maysles' Brothers Award for Best Documentary
$2500 Cash Prize for best Documentary feature.
* Maria and Tommaso Maglione Italian Filmmaker Award
$10,000 Cash award.
* Domestic Student Filmmaker Award
Juried award presented to the best student short film.
* Liberty Global Award for Best International Student Short
Juried award presented to the best student short from outside of the U.S.
* People's Choice Award
An audience award given to the most popular feature-length fiction film, feature-length documentary and short.
* True Grit Award
$2500 Juried award for best Colorado produced feature.
* Music on Film-Film on Music Documentary Grant Program
Grant to provide $20,000 annually in finishing funds for US based documentary productions specifically for music licensing, scoring and composition.

2018
  • The Ark of Disperata by Edoardo Winspeare: Contemporary World Cinema

  • As needed by Francesco Falaschi: Contemporary World Cinema - Maria and Tommaso Maglione Italian Filmmaker Award

  • Daughter of Mine by Laura Bispuri: Krzysztof Kieslowski Award for Best Feature Film

  • Dogman by Matteo Garrone: Contemporary World Cinema

  • Emma by Silvio Soldini: Contemporary World Cinema

  • Euforia by Valeria Golino: Contemporary World Cinema

  • Naples In Veils by Ferzan Ozpetek: Contemporary World Cinema

  • Nome di donna by Marco Tullio Giordana: Contemporary World Cinema

  • the Place by Paolo Genovese: Contemporary World Cinema

  • There Is No Place Like Home by Gabriele Muccino: Contemporary World Cinema

2017
2016
2015
  • Mediterranea by Jonas Carpignano: Special Presentation

  • Mia madre by Nanni Moretti: Special Presentation - Maria and Tommaso Maglione Italian Filmmaker Award

  • Sworn Virgin by Laura Bispuri: Contemporary World Cinema

  • Youth by Paolo Sorrentino: Special Presentation

2014
  • Human Capital by Paolo Virzì: Contemporary World Cinema

  • Long Live Freedom by Roberto Andò: Contemporary World Cinema - Maria and Tommaso Maglione Italian Filmmaker Award

  • Persefone by Grazia Tricarico: First Look Student Program

2013
  • The Great Beauty by Paolo Sorrentino: Contemporary World Cinema - Maria and Tommaso Maglione Italian Filmmaker Award

  • Ring of water by Joel Stangle: Contemporary World Cinema

2012
  • Caesar Must Die by Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani: Contemporary World Cinema - Maria and Tommaso Maglione Italian Filmmaker Award

  • Shun Li and the Poet by Andrea Segre: Contemporary World Cinema

2011
  • Martino's Summer by Massimo Natale: Contemporary World Cinema - Maria and Tommaso Maglione Italian Filmmaker Award

  • The Salt of Life by Gianni Di Gregorio: Contemporary World Cinema

  • Till Summer Comes by Pasquale Marino: Shorts-in-a-Feature-Length-World

2010
  • Le Quattro Volte by Michelangelo Frammartino: Contemporary World Cinema

  • Rita by Fabio Grassadonia, Antonio Piazza: Shorts in a Feature-Length World

  • What More Do I Want by Silvio Soldini: Contemporary World Cinema

2009
2008
  • Black Sea by Federico Bondi: Contemporary World Cinema - Maria and Tommaso Maglione Italian Filmmaker Award

  • Gomorrah by Matteo Garrone: Contemporary World Cinema

  • Megalopolis by Francesco Conversano, Nene Grignaffini: Documentary Films

  • Three Monkeys by Nuri Bilge Ceylan: Contemporary World Cinema

2007
2006
2005
2004