A Tribute to the B-Movies of Larry Cohen

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Our favorite horror program Scream Screen, hosted by Theresa Mercado, is back on the big screen at the Sie FilmCenter with a new series every Friday November 19 - December 17, showcasing the prolific DIY career of B-movie legend Larry Cohen.

You can browse the full lineup and purchase tickets on the Denver Film website.

About Scream Screen

Scream Screen is a quarterly (or so) horror film series programmed and hosted by Theresa Mercado at the Sie FilmCenter in Denver, Colorado featuring live music, special guests and outlandish cosplay before screenings of under-seen and classic genre films, on 35mm and 16mm film whenever possible.

Since 2015, Scream Scream has made the Sie FilmCenter its home for a quarterly slice of the best in under-seen and subversive horror cinema. Always hosted and curated by Theresa Mercado.

Program Lineup:

Friday, November 19, 2021 7:30 PM MST
Scream Screen Kicks off its fall series with an epic Double Feature and some special guests!
KING COHEN (2017) D: Steve Mitchell 
A feature length documentary on the acclaimed work and eclectic career of maverick filmmaker Larry Cohen.

THE STUFF (1985) D: Larry Cohen 
Presented on 35mm film! A delicious, mysterious goo that oozes from the earth is marketed as the newest dessert sensation, but the tasty treat rots more than your teeth!

Cynthia Costas Cohen and KING COHEN director Steve Mitchell will join host and curator Theresa Mercado for a Q&A in between the two films to discuss the wild, passionate life and cinematic progeny of legendary filmmaker Larry Cohen.


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Friday, November 26, 2021 9:30 PM MST
BONE (1972) D: Larry Cohen 
Presented on 35mm film! When a criminal breaks into the Beverly Hills home of a wealthy couple having marital problems, he unwillingly provides the spouses with an unlikely resolution to their conflicts as well as a solution to his own secret problem.


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Friday, December 3, 2021 7:30 PM MST
Join us for three trimesters of child bearing horror with Larry Cohen's epic demon spawn saga IT'S ALIVE I, II, and III!

Special musical guest Tuff Bluff will entertain the audience between films!

IT'S ALIVE (1974) D: Larry Cohen 
The Davies expect a baby, which turns out to be a monster with a nasty habit of killing when it's scared. And it's easily scared.

IT LIVES AGAIN (1978) D: Larry Cohen 
An epidemic of mutant monster babies sweeps America.

The mutant babies have been placed by court order on a deserted island. Appalled by the cynicism and exploitation of the children by the legal system and the media, the man responsible for them leads an expedition to the island to free them.


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Friday, December 10, 2021 9:30 PM MST
SPECIAL EFFECTS (1984) D: Larry Cohen 
A director makes a movie based on a murder he committed.


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Friday, December 17, 2021 9:30 PM MST
GOD TOLD ME TO (1976) D: Larry Cohen 
A New York detective investigates a series of murders committed by random New Yorkers who claim that "God told them to."


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Limited edition Scream Screen Larry Cohen pins designed by Feni Hagman featuring each film in the series will be available only at the screenings!