2016 BSDFF

Daily Highlights – Thursday Feb 25


Films at the Crystal, Roxy and Shakespeare & Co., beginning at 12:00pm.

Sunakali – A Tibetan girl’s soccer team endures hard travel and other disadvantages to make an improbable run at a soccer tournament. Crystal, 12:00pm.

Schoolhouse Docs! Screening kid-friendly films every weekday. Roxy, 4pm.

Left On Purpose – The subject of a documentary film, an anti-war activist, decides that his last political act will be to commit suicide – on camera. Now the director must choose whether to turn off the camera or use it to keep his friend alive. Crystal, 3:15pm

Ondi Timoner retrospective begins with Dig! – The story of American rock bands The Brian Jonestown Massacre and The Dandy Warhols, and the friendship/rivalry between their founders. Roxy, 6:30pm.

Breaking a Monster – The members of heavy metal/speed punk band Unlocking the Truth go from 7th-grade buskers to big-record-deal musicians in a very rapid transition. Crystal, 7:15pm.

Borderline – Regina has been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. She was five years old the first time she tried to kill herself. Now she’s 45 and hell-bent on staying alive – most of the time. World Premiere. Roxy, 8:45pm.


Q&A following film screening

Skips Stones For Fudge – Daniel Skaggs, producer. Crystal, 1:30pm.

Left on Purpose – Justin Schein, director; Yael Bridge, producer. Crystal, 3:15pm.

Heavy Fog Tonight – Nathan Reich, director. Roxy, 4:00pm.

Dig! – Ondi Timoner, director. Roxy, 6:30pm.

Borderline – Rebbie Ratner, director. Roxy, 8:45pm.

Minimalism: A Documentary About Important Things - Joshua Fields Milburn and Ryan Nicodemus, executive producers. Shakespeare & Co., 9:00pm.


Lydia Loveless live! Solo acoustic show at the Top Hat Lounge, 8:00pm. $13 at the door.

Retrospective director Lucy Walker’s virtual-reality film, The History of Cuban Dance. Organic, spontaneous, sexy dances progress chronologically through Afro-Cuban Santería rumba, mambo, cha-cha-chá, salsa, breakdancing and reggaeton, all in amazing 360° perspective! Rocky Mountain School of Photography, 9:00am – 5:00pm.


DocShop! A week-long series of panels and workshops featuring some of the heaviest hitters in the documentary film industry talking about films as a catalyst for change. Public welcome; for schedule and ticket information go to the DocShop page at 


Filmmaker, musician and photographer Michael Galinsky’s photography show “The Meadow” is on display at the Brink Gallery (111 W Front St).


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