Girl power is in the air.

Between international women’s day and the upcoming Women + Film Festival, the coming weeks are all about female empowerment. From April 10 to 15, Denver welcomes back the Women + Film Festival at Sie FilmCenter — a six-day showcase of documentaries, narratives and short films celebrating the best in women-centric programming both by and about women.

READ: The Best Movies We Saw at Denver Film Festival 2017, By Genre

It’s our strongest lineup of films yet,” expressed Denver Film Education and PR director Neil Truglio. “We’re bringing in a few films from Sundance and other festivals from across the country.”

The Women + Film Festival is a product of the non-profit Denver Film Society. Its mission is to educate, inspire and cultivate the Denver community through the showing of films by, for and about women. In the past, its brought in some heavy hitters, for example, last year’s opener Dolores. Produced by Carlos Santana, this heartfelt film premiered at Sundance examined labor-rights activism and a woman’s work as co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association.

“Women + Film is a chance for audiences to see new films that they wouldn’t otherwise see in multiplex theatres,” said Truglio. “And it’s really a focused reflection of what’s happening with women and film in our world today.”

Films featured in the Women + Film Festival gained attention from publications across the US, as well as known film giants from The Seattle International Film Festival to Montclair Film Festival. And we don’t expect this year to be any different. We can’t think of a better way to celebrate women than kicking back with popcorn and a drink at this years film festival. Check out your 2018 lineup here:

Tuesday, April 10, 7 p.m. 


Wednesday, April 11, 7:15 p.m.


Thursday, April 12, 7 p.m.


Thursday, April 12, 7:30 p.m.

Kim Swims

Friday, April 13, 7 p.m.

Blue Sky

Friday, April 13, 7:30 p.m.

Night Comes On

Saturday, April 14, 4 p.m.

This Is Home

Saturday, April 14, 6:30 p.m.

The Divine Order

Saturday, April 14, 7 p.m.

The Rape of Recy Taylor

Sunday, April 15, 2 p.m.

20 Weeks

Sunday, April 15, 4 p.m.

Dark Money

Sunday, April 15, 7 p.m.

The Sounding

In addition to these films, the event will feature a brunch. Guests will have the opportunity to mingle with filmmakers over bites provided by Three Tomatoes Catering at Henderson’s Lounge at the Sie Film Center. Premier, all access and limited access passes to the festival are available here. While the featured films are final, The Denver Film Society has yet to announce the official lineup of filmmakers who will speak and or attend the brunch. Stay tuned here for updates and details.

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