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Denver Film Festival Announces First Wave of Programming, Including ‘Sworn Virgin’ and ‘India’s Daughter’

Denver Film Festival Announces First Wave of Programming, Including 'Sworn Virgin' and 'India's Daughter'


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The Denver Film Festival has announced its first wave of programming, including films like “Sworn Virgin” and “India’s Daughter.”

“Sworn Virgin,” which picked up the Nora Ephron Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year, is about an Albanian woman who becomes a chaste man to avoid marriage and later reclaims her female identity.
The documentary “India’s Daughter” tells the story of Jyoti Singh, a medical student who was raped and murdered on her way home from seeing “The Life of Pi.”
Both films are a part of the festival’s side bar events, which include “Women+Film,” “Focus on National Cinema: Poland,” “CinemaQ,” “CineLatino,” “Short Packages” and “Music Spotlight.”
The Denver Film Festival runs November 4-15. The full slate of films announced so far is as follows:
CineLatino

“600 Miles” (“600 millas”)
“The Club” (“El club”) 
“El Cinco” (“El 5 de talleres”) 
“Embrace of The Serpent” (“El abrazo de la serpiente”) 
“Lucifer”
“The Mud Woman” 
“Parabellum” 

CinemaQ

“An Act of Love”
“Call Me Marianna” (Mow mi marianna) 
“Nude Area” 
“Sworn Virgin”

Focus on National Cinema: Poland

“Body” (“Cialo”)
“Call Me Marianna” (“Mow mi marianna”)
“Demon”
“Gods” (“Bogowie”) 
“Karbala” 
“Nude Area” 
“Polish Silent Film Program” 
“These Daughters of Mine”
“The Touch of an Angel”

Late Night

“Aaaaaaaah!” 
“Camino”
“Crumbs”
“Decay” 
“Demon” 
“Der Bunker
“Emelie” 
“Friday the 13th”
“Love” 
“Ludo” 
“The World of Kanako”

Music Spotlight
“The American Letters” (“Americké dopisy”)
“Breaking a Monster”
“I Saw the Light” 
“Memories of Duke” 
“Music Video Mixtape” 
“Music Video Mixtape” 
“Polish Silent Film Program”
“Theory of Obscurity: a film about The Residents”

Women+Film
“Frame By Frame”
“India’s Daughter
“Mustang” 
“Radical Grace” 
“Sailing a Sinking Sea”
“She’s The Best Thing In It” 
“Songs My Brothers Taught Me” 
“Tired Moonlight” 
“A Woman Like Me”
“Yosemite”

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