Tag: movies

A year ago, I lost my father. I don’t mean he was misplaced or that he’s wandering about in a hedge maze or anything – he died. It wasn’t a surprise, he’d been sick for a while. But it was terribly sad. Obviously. In the year since, my family and I have grieved his loss and celebrated his life in a number of different ways. I’ve discovered a sort of atomic half-life of influence he had on me, most surprising of which is just how much of a literary impact he made.

November 15, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

We all watch movies, but what do professional critics see differently when they watch a film, and how can you use their techniques to get more out of the experience? Join our Tech Guide, a former film professor, for a crash course that will help you to watch, dissect, and discuss movies like a pro. Part of Anythink Perl Mack’s Like a Pro series.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Teen
November 13, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Watch scenes from the movie Coco and practice discussing it in the language you are learning (English or Spanish). Watching the movie prior to event is recommended, but not required. Appropriate for all ages. No registration required.

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Family
October 3, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Celebrate the magic of filmmaking with Anythink’s monthly, offsite film club. We’ll watch films from Kanopy, Anythink’s free streaming service, and then meet for lively, engaging discussion. From American film noir to French New Wave, we’ll watch a little bit of everything wonderful. Drinks and snacks available for purchase. Registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register and for details about the film this month. Backstage Coffee is located at 1675 W 67th Ave #300 in Denver, Colorado.

For October: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (Wiene, 1919). Available to stream for free on Kanopy. For questions, please contact Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
September 5, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Celebrate the magic of filmmaking with Anythink’s monthly, offsite film club. We’ll watch films from Kanopy, Anythink’s free streaming service, and then meet for lively, engaging discussion. From American film noir to French New Wave, we’ll watch a little bit of everything wonderful. Drinks and snacks available for purchase. Backstage Coffee is located at 1675 W 67th Ave #300 in Denver, Colorado.

For September: Metropolis (Fritz Lang, 1927). Available to stream for free on Kanopy.

 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult, Teen
June 8, 2017 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join this teen-run club that explores the literary and cinematic elements of horror in books, movies, and games. Movies rated PG-13 and up may be shown. Appropriate for students ages 13-18 only. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Teen

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