2016 - The Blot

The Blot and A House Divided

Sunday May 01, 11:00 am

Lois Weber, once one of the most highly regarded directors in America, took on tough subjects like poverty, birth control and…

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2016 - Ben Hur: A tale of the Christ

Ben Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Friday Apr 29, 7:00 pm

Ben-Hur is a genuine film epic, with big sets, literally hundreds…

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2016 - The Unholy Three

The Unholy Three

Saturday Apr 30, 3:30 pm

The trio of the title consists of Victor McLaglen as a carnival strongman, Harry Earles playing a midget disguised as…

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A conversation with David Shepard and the 2016 recipient of The Denver Silent Film Festival Career Achievement Award…

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2016 - Tol'able David

Tol’able David

Sunday May 01, 3:30 pm

In this rural fantasy, David (Richard Barthlemess) is no longer a boy but not yet an adult – he’s just “tol’able”…

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FESTIVAL NEWS & UPDATES

Denver Silent Film Festival 2017 Dates Announced

February 4, 2017

The Denver Silent Film Festival is pleased to announce that the dates of the 2017 Film Festival will be April 28th, 29th, and 30th, 2017, at the Alamo Draft House. 7301 S Santa Fe Dr. Unit #850, Littleton, CO 80120 Stayed tuned for titles and ticket sale announcements!

The Denver Silent Film Festival and The Alamo Draft House Cinema Announce a Benefit Screening of the 1927 Silent Film By William A. Wellman

February 4, 2017

Wings   The Alamo Draft House Cinema 7301 S. Santa Fe Drive in Littleton 6:00 pm Sunday March 26, 2017 $15 Wings was the first film to win an Academy Award for Best Picture. Wings (William A. Wellman, 1927, 144 minutes) The first film to win a best Picture Oscar, Wings is a melodrama set during World War […]

Film Preservationist David Shepard has Passed Away

February 1, 2017

The Denver Silent Film Festival is very sad to learn of the passing of film preservationist David Shepard. He was the first recipient of the Denver Silent Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient in 2011. Denver Silent Film Festival Director Howie Movshovitz has written the following tribute to David Shepard: “He was one of the […]

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