IFS in the News

Story Source Date
Silent Film Scores Resound at CU Daily Camera 2019-10-18
The Sound of Silent Film Coloradan Alumni Magazine 2019-10-01
The 21 Best Events in Denver, September 2 Through September 8 Westworld 2019-09-02
The 21 Best Events in Denver, August 26-September 1 Westworld 2019-08-26
A matter of persistence Boulder Weekly 2019-04-18
The surrealistic godfather Boulder Weekly 2019-04-11
Once upon a time in war-torn Europe... Boulder Weekly 2019-03-28
A woman's place in cinema Boulder Weekly 2019-02-28
Big emotions in small packages Boulder Weekly 2019-02-07
Page 1 - Always Something To See At The CU Boulder International Film Series CPR 2019-01-18
Page 2 - Always Something To See At The CU Boulder International Film Series CPR 2019-01-18
Page 3 - Always Something To See At The CU Boulder International Film Series CPR 2019-01-18
Cinema without borders Boulder Weekly 2019-01-10
An embarrassment of riches Boulder Weekly 2019-01-03
A lesson in unintended consequences Boulder Weekly 2018-10-25
Campy director Brian Trenchard-Smith, hailed by Quentin Tarantino, visits CU Daily Camera 2018-10-22
Laughs & Gasps: The Cinema of Brian Trenchard-Smith Boulder Weekly 2018-10-18
The rhythm of storytelling Boulder Weekly 2018-10-18
'The Most Unknown' film seeks to discover secrets of the natural universe CU Boulder Today 2018-09-25
CU screening endurance running documentary: '3100: Run and Become' Daily Camera 2018-09-13
The end of domination? Boulder Weekly 2018-08-23
To live Boulder Weekly 2018-08-23
The 21 Best Events in Denver, August 21-27 Westoworld 2018-08-21
I am (not) a number Boulder Weekly 2018-04-19
Out of the Past Boulder Weekly 2018-03-29
And the award goes to... Boulder Weekly 2018-02-08
Libraries: More than a building full of books Boulder Weekly 2018-02-01
The Daily Goings On: Isou, Lloyd and more Criterion 2018-01-26
War, hot and cold, in 'Underground' Boulder Weekly 2018-01-25
How do you see the world? Boulder Weekly 2017-10-19
Some humor, a little sex, and a whole lot of humanity Boulder Weekly 2017-10-05
7 Things to do in Boulder County today, October 4th Daily Camera 2017-10-04
Food as Culture, Food as Language Boulder Weekly 2017-09-27
The Power of the Real Boulder Weekly 2017-09-25
Out of Sight, Out of Mind No More Boulder Weekly 2017-08-31
Three Colors, Three Ideas, Three Masterpieces Boulder Weekly 2017-04-20
A True Auteur Boulder Weekly 2017-04-13
Owned by None, Loved by All Boulder Weekly 2017-03-16
The Filmmaker Too Tough to Die Boulder Weekly 2017-02-23
Salute your Shorts Boulder Weekly 2017-02-09
The act of seeing with one’s own eyes Boulder Weekly 2017-01-26
The Beast Within Boulder Weekly 2016-10-27
Review: 'Tower' - Before Mass Shootings Became Routine New York Times 2016-10-11
The International Film Series Celebrates 75 Years Boulder Weekly 2016-09-15
Illuminating Content Boulder Weekly 2016-08-25
IFS unlocks the artistry of Wim Wenders Boulder Weekly 2016-03-31
DJ Spooky on How Rebirth of a Nation Connects Hip-Hop and Film Editing Westword 2016-03-09
Brakhage Center Symposium to honor George Kuchar Boulder Weekly 2016-03-03
15 things to do in Boulder County today Daily Camera 2016-02-24
Nothing left to lose: The tragic life of "Janis: Little Girl Blue" Boulder Weekly 2016-02-04
Campus hosting free 'Trumbo' Screening Daily Camera 2016-02-03
Free screening of 'Trumbo' Feb. 3 honors blacklisted CU alum CU News Center, Boulder Today 2016-02-03
Ten Can't-Miss Movies at CU International Film Series This Season Westword 2016-02-02
Boulder fun for under-21ers Colorado Daily 2016-01-15
In this life or the next: 'The Tales of Hoffman' restored to its proper glory Boulder Weekly 2015-11-19
Flatirons Food Film Festival draws top-shelf talent Daily Camera 2015-10-16
Film & culinary buffs together for 3rd Flatirons Food Film Festival in Boulder Eat Drink Boulder 2015-10-15
Flatirons Food Film Festival Launches October 19 Dining Out Denver & Boulder 2015-10-14
Rebels of the Neon God Westword 2015-10-14
Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead Westword 2015-10-09
These guys have all the fun: New doc revives National Lampoon Boulder Weekly 2015-10-08
International Film Series: The Wolfpack Westword 2015-10-06
Forget the stars, aim for right here: The Small Star Seminar comes to IFS Boulder Weekly 2015-09-17
CU-Boulder announces ‘Our Space. Our Future.’ CU News Center 2015-09-14
Cinema verboten: Germany confronts its painful past Boulder Weekly 2015-09-10
Continuing excellence: The International Film Series comes out swinging and doesn't stop Boulder Weekly 2015-08-20
CU-Boulder film, English professor Bruce Kawin retiring after 40 years Daily Camera 2015-05-16
Rewriting the Script: Famed director Shadyac bases his CU classes on 'listening to the students' Daily Camera 2015-04-05
Free Film: Real-life Colorado Cowboy... Daily Camera 2015-04-03
The Hunting Ground: CU screening intense documentary that dives into campus sexual violence Colorado Daily 2015-03-10
International Film Series: Goodbye to Language 3-D Westword 2015-02-28
Goodbye to all of that: Beyond the end with 'Goodbye to Language' Boulder Weekly 2015-02-26
Shadyac's Travels: Boulder has a new face, CU has a new professor and a filmmaker has a new lease on life Boulder Weekly 2015-02-19
To God, there is no zero: From the infinitesimal to the infinite in 'The Incredible Shrinking Man' Boulder Weekly 2015-02-19
IFS packs its schedule with female directors and its first 3D screening Boulder Weekly 2015-01-29
The sound of a true American voice: Shorts, ‘Chop Shop’ and Ramin Bahrani at IFS Boulder Weekly 2015-01-29
Boulder film festival has new name, same goal Daily Camera 2014-10-10
Film on film: 35mm is alive and well at IFS Boulder Weekly 2014-10-02
International Film Series Keeps 35MM Projection Alive Westword Blogs 2014-09-16
A feast for the eyes: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema, 35mm and more Boulder Weekly 2014-09-11
International Film Series will feature director of cult classics Daily Camera 2014-09-04
Best Repertory Cinema Denver 2014 - International Film Series Westword 2014-03-27
International Film Series advanced screening: The Grand Budapest Hotel CU Independent 2014-03-11
Filmmaker Alison Klayman talks about her doc on Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei Westword 2014-03-10
CU-Boulder's Conference on World Affairs Athenaeum to host Alison Klayman Daily Camera 2014-03-05
Oscar-nominated shorts Boulder Weekly 2014-02-13
This year?s Oscar-nominated shorts are sublime Boulder Weekly 2014-02-06
International Film Series prepares a program of kung fu and musicals Boulder Weekly 2014-01-30
Coming Attractions: Film: New Coen Brothers Daily Camera 2013-12-01
Wednesday: Austin Power Westword 2013-11-07
Boulder County Events: Re-Animator Boulder Weekly 2013-10-31
Monstermash Westword 2013-10-31
Tuesday: American Soundtrack Westword 2013-10-31
Boulder indie theaters try to keep up with technology Daily Camera 2013-10-18
State of the art (house) Daily Camera 2013-10-18
Space suits travel campus Daily Camera 2013-10-17
What's On This Weekend: Culture Tips from CPR's Arts Editor Colorado Public Radio 2013-10-10
Chow Down film festival in Boulder features movies and events about food all weekend Denver Post 2013-10-09
Chow Down, the IFS Food Film Fest, gets off to a pungent start in Boulder tonight Westword Blogs 2013-10-09
New Boulder film festival explores our love of and need for food Daily Camera 2013-10-05
All the buzz on Boulder dining: Two of Boulder's favorite interests, film and food, converge at the ... Daily Camera 2013-10-03
A cinematic feast: IFS' Food Film Festival aims for your stomach Boulder Weekly 2013-09-26
The Reel Deal Westword 2013-09-16
New era for Boulder's International Film Series Boulder Weekly 2013-09-12
Boulder Hosts Modest New Food Film 'Festival' Culinary Colorado 2013-08-17
Here’s Butters: 'South Park' animator to speak in Boulder Boulder Weekly 2013-04-11
Special 'South Park' screening comes to CU-Boulder Thursday Colorado Daily 2013-04-10
Behind the scenes: Ex-CU student talks about life in movies Daily Camera 2013-04-07
Pick of the Day: A failed war on drugs Daily Camera 2013-03-05
A Band Called Death VoicePlaces (Westword) 2013-03-04
Carol Gerlitz: Save the International Film Series Daily Camera Letters to the Editor 2013-03-03
Magnifying injustice Boulder Weekly 2013-02-28
The original crazy drummer: 'Beware of Mr. Baker' explores one of rock’s most interesting personalities Boulder Weekly 2013-02-21
Holy Frenchman, Batman: ‘Holy Motors’ is the weirdest film you will ever see and love Boulder Weekly 2013-02-07
Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines VoicePlaces 2013-02-01
Wonder Woman versus chauvinism Boulder Weekly 2013-01-31
So long, celluloid: Film at the IFS will not go gently into that good night Boulder Weekly 2013-01-24
International Film Series of CU Boulder Fresh Film News 2013-01-08
Free Japan! Boulder Weekly 2012-09-20
Westword Picks Oslo for calendar Westword Blog 2012-09-16
Alamo Drafthouse partners with International Film Series Westword Blog 2012-09-12
Film: Kumare Daily Camera Friday Magazine 2012-09-07
CU?s International Film Series is Boulder?s Art House Theater blog 2012-08-29
Festival season kicks off as UMS unveils lineup, Kate Lesta talks Communikey, and more (Warlock Pinchers) Onion A.V. Club 2012-04-25
Film: Cannibal! The Musical Onion A.V. Club 2012-04-19
Pick of the day: Colorado's cannibal Daily Camera 2012-04-19
To Do List: Film Daily Camera 2012-04-15
To Do List: Pick of the Day Daily Camera 2012-04-15
Saturday: Music Daily Camera Friday Magazine 2012-04-13
Film: The Turin Horse Onion A.V. Club 2012-04-11
Inside track: Film Daily Camera 2012-04-06
Inside track: What to do tonight Daily Camera 2012-04-06
My kingdom for some Shakespeare Boulder Weekly 2012-04-05
Happy Birthday, Shakespeare! Celebrate with these Bard-inspired events Westword Blog: Around Town 2012-04-03
Movie Buff: “Connected” C.U. Independent 2012-03-12
For Shakespeare, all the world’s a stage, and screen Colorado Arts & Sciences Magazine 2012-03-07
Pick of the day: Oscar-nominated shorts Daily Camera 2012-02-22
Saturday: Film Daily Camera Friday Magazine 2012-02-17
Saturday: Film Daily Camera 2012-02-17
Biff 2012 Foxy lady Colorado Daily 2012-02-16
(star) Reservoir Dogs Onion A.V. Club 2012-02-15
Quentin Tarantino series features Pam Grier, as well as Jackie Brown and Reservoir Dogs Westword 2012-02-14
Pam Grier, Star of Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown, to Attend Hit Film Screening at C.U. Boulder and Participate in Q&A Miramax Press Release 2012-02-13
Film: Young Goethe in Love Onion A.V. Club 2012-02-09
Tonight: Film Daily Camera 2012-02-03
Boulder Date Night: Movie night Colorado Daily 2012-01-25
Upcoming IFS season promises collaborations and festival favorites Boulder Weekly 2012-01-25
A Field Guide to the Undergound Film Scene Onion A.V. Club 2012-01-19
Panorama Don't Miss It: Grassroots Boulder Weekly 2011-12-01
Confessions of a film curator part three: Pablo Kjolseth on the IFS Boulder Weekly 2011-11-11
When talent and influence aren't enough Boulder Weekly 2011-11-09
Inside Track: Film Daily Camera 2011-11-06
Inside Track: Film Daily Camera 2011-11-05
Confessions of a curator part two: Pablo Kjolseth on the IFS Boulder Weekly 2011-10-30
Inside Track: Saturday: Movies Daily Camera Friday Magazine 2011-10-28
Confessions of a film curator: Pablo Kjolseth on the IFS Boulder Weekly 2011-10-21
Inside Track, Oct. 21, 2011: Movies Daily Camera 2011-10-21
Tonight: Film: Happy Daily Camera Friday Magazine 2011-10-14
Boulder at Night: Home is where the hush is Colorado Daily 2011-10-12
Horror movie wrap-up Colorado Daily 2011-10-07
Inside Track: Film: Beginners Daily Camera 2011-10-07
Movie Night (3 Things) Colorado Daily 2011-10-07
Pick of the day: Mexico's highway patrol Daily Camera 2011-10-05
Wednesdays with Alex Movie Habit 2011-09-30
When the System Wins Boulder Weekly 2011-09-29
Slow Decay Westword 2011-09-22
Sid & Nancy Colorado Daily 2011-09-21
This Weekend in Boulder: A Weekend of Movies Ahead Colorado Daily web site 2011-09-21
Coming soon: Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow at the International Film Series Westword Blog 2011-09-20
PICK OF THE DAY: The Repo Life The Daily Camera 2011-09-14
Kingdom Of Survival The Colorado Daily 2011-09-08
Out With The Old The Colorado Daily 2011-09-08
Cox, Coppola and More The Daily Camera 2011-09-02
Internatinal Film Series gets serious Colorado Daily 2011-09-01
Internatinal Film Series kicks off a serious lineup (teaser) Colorado Daily 2011-09-01
Friendly Faces For Freshies The Colorado Daily 2011-08-25
Who Needs Hollywood? The Colorado Daily 2011-08-25
Don't Escape - Innovate Boulder Weekly 2011-08-18
International Film Series Boulder Weekly Student Guide 2011-08-18
Alex Cox to teach at CU 1 of 2 Daily Camera 2011-05-19
Alex Cox to teach at CU 2 of 2 Daily Camera 2011-05-19
IFS cooperating with Boedecker Theater Boedecker Ad 2011-05-19
70 years The Daily Camera 2011-04-21
Brazil Colorado Daily 2011-04-21
I Am 1 of 3 Colorado Daily 2011-04-19
I Am 2 of 3 Colorado Daily 2011-04-19
I Am 3 of 3 Colorado Daily 2011-04-19
70th Anniversary interview with Pablo Boulder Weekly 2011-04-11
127 Hours Colorado Daily 2011-03-28
Woodmans Daily Camera 2011-03-27
Stingray Sam Daily Camera 2011-03-25
Blue Valentine The Colorado Daily 2011-03-03
Blue Valentine The Colorado Daily 2011-03-03
Oscar Shorts The Colorado Daily 2011-02-17
Film: Pablo Kjolseth's IFS spring calendar picks 1 of 4 Westword 2011-01-28
Film: Pablo Kjolseth's IFS spring calendar picks 2 of 4 Westword 2011-01-28
Film: Pablo Kjolseth's IFS spring calendar picks 3 of 4 Westword 2011-01-28
Film: Pablo Kjolseth's IFS spring calendar picks 4 of 4 Westword 2011-01-28
Blue Valentine Front Cover The Daily Camera 2010-12-24
Blue Valentine Full Page The Daily Camera 2010-12-24
Blue Valentine Half Page The Daily Camera 2010-12-24
Howl Boulder Weekly 2010-10-21
Howl Cover The Daily Camera 2010-10-15
Howl Cover Story The Daily Camera 2010-10-15
Valhalla Rising The Onion 2010-10-14
Howl Westword 2010-10-12
Howl The Daily Camera 2010-10-08
Howl The Daily Camera 2010-10-08
Breathless Westword 2010-10-06
Breathless The Onion 2010-10-06
Animation Nation Westword 2010-09-23
The Red Riding Trilogy The Onion 2010-09-23
The Red Riding Trilogy The Onion 2010-09-09
Get Your Can to the International Film Series Dirt 2005-01-28
All Things Being Equal Colorado Daily 2004-04-13
The New Russian Gangster Colorado Daily 2004-02-13
Paranoia and Puppetry Colorado Daily 2004-01-30
Czech Them Out Colorado Daily 2004-01-23
The Weather Underground Colorado Daily 2003-11-14
Death on the Border Colorado Daily 2003-07-04
Unsentimental Journey Colorado Daily 2003-06-24
The Heroic Struggles of the People Colorado Daily 2003-04-29
Witness for the Prosecution Colorado Daily 2003-04-01
Crop Circles - What the Hey? Colorado Daily 2003-03-11
French Film in Dark Days Colorado Daily 2003-02-18
A Film to Really Make You Scream on Halloween Colorado Daily 2002-10-25
Halloween Gore at IFS Colorado Daily 2001-10-31
A True Education in Cinema Colorado Daily 2001-08-23
Herzog to Make Rare Appearance at CU Colorado Daily 2000-09-19
Series Provides Cheap Access to Films CampusPress 1998-09-17
Moviegoers Should Warm to Winter Season Daily Camera 1998-01-04
Reel Revivals Colorado Daily 1997-08-28
Food as Culture, Food as Language Boulder Weekly 0000-00-00
War, hot and cold, in 'Underground' Boulder Weekly 0000-00-00
War, hot and cold, in 'Underground' Boulder Weekly 0000-00-00


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International Film Series

(Originally called The University Film Commission)
Established 1941 by James Sandoe.

First Person Cinema

(Originally called The Experimental Cinema Group)
Established 1955 by Carla Selby, Gladney Oakley, Bruce Conner and Stan Brakhage.

C.U. Film Program

(AKA The Rocky Mountain Film Center)
First offered degrees in filmmaking and critical studies in 1989 under the guidance of Virgil Grillo.

Celebrating Stan

Created by Suranjan Ganguly in 2003.

C.U. Department of Cinema Studies & Moving Image Arts

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