2019 CIWF Schedule

Colorado Independent Women of Film celebrates a unique style, perspective, and artistic vision within Colorado’s indie filmmaking community. Our ninth annual festival will showcase films from more than 20 local female filmmakers, including short narrative films, short and feature length documentaries, experimental works, and animations, with the filmmakers in attendance to take part in a spirited ‘talkback’ with the audience. We’ll see the return of some of Denver’s finest filmmakers and debut pieces from several first time participants. It’s shaping up to be an incredible year for women in the Colorado filmmaking community… don’t miss even a minute of it!

The 2019 Colorado Independent Women of Film Schedule:

1:00pm – Documentary & Narrative Shorts

Big Hips, Big Dreams – Melanie McLean Brooks (08:14)
Steampunk Cowboy – Kelsey Bliss (03:17)
Waiting on the Space Poets – Jamey Hastings (03:54)
Eyes on the World – Susan Lyles (06:55)
Rations – Nikie Perlmutter (07:54)


Elsie Goes Walking – Alison Piper & Jill Harrigan (08:14)
Mile High Nancy Episode 6: Mom Jeans and Comedy Dreams – Nancy Fingerhood (06:45)
Losing Sight – Shannon K. Dunn (05:25)
Reliquary: A Mugging – Lindsay Morrison (08:52)
Dime Short – Krista Gano (11:21)

3:00pm – Web Series & Documentary Double Feature

I Put the Bi in Bitter – Season One – Marin Lepore (28:10)
Three Worlds, One Stage – Jessica McGaugh and Roma Sur (56:46)

5:00pm – CIWF Happy Hour @ Acova Restaurant

Join us across the street at Acova Restaurant for happy hour between blocks!

6:00pm – Documentary & Narrative Shorts

You, Me & Gasoline – Jenna Rice (18:58)
Last Call – Sara Starr (03:47)
I’ll Show You Mine If You Show Me Yours – Kate Kelly (02:11)
Sylphvania Grove – Rebekah Fieschi (18:40)

The Great Divide (teaser) – Lindsay Sparks (03:49)
Broken Shovels – Kelsey Quakenbush (03:05)
Carrier – Shawna Schultz (05:29)
Girl Aspiring – Maureen Lee Maloney (09:19)
Scary Lucy – Sheila E. Schroeder (21:00)

8:00pm – Documentary Feature

The Right to Rest – Co-Directed by Sarah Megyesy & Guillermo Roqués (01:43:00)

Lineup subject to change!

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The Ninth Annual Colorado Independent Women of Film will take place Saturday May 11th, 2019 at The Bug Theatre (3654 Navajo Street, Denver, CO 80211), with screenings at 1:00pm, 3:00pm, 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 a block or $20 for a full festival pass, and are available online or at the door. To learn more visit the CIWF website at www.ciwfdenver.com and The Bug Theatre’s website at www.bugtheatre.org.

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