Denver Film Society Presents Film On The Rocks

Saturday, October 22 by Frances Smith

Film on the Rocks is a production of the Denver Film Society. Film on the Rocks is a program that the Denver Film Society sponsors where they show films during the summer at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Red Rocks Park west of downtown Denver. The Red Rocks Park is in Morrison, Colorado. The Denver Film Society’s mission is to "develop opportunities for diverse audiences to discover film through creative thought-provoking experiences." Film on the Rocks does just that. Experiencing a movie in the open air on a cool Colorado evening at Red Rocks is just about perfect.

Film on the Rocks 2011 runs from May 31 to August 15. The Colorado evenings can be chilly, even in the summer. The Film on the Rocks program takes this into consideration and begins the film series in late May and the last movie is shown mid-August.

Watch classic films at Film on the Rocks. Film on the Rocks is a summer film program sponsored by the Denver Film Society, so the movies they show are always classics that stand the test of time. Some of the favorites that will be shown in 2011 are probably favorites of yours. Film on the Rocks 2011 starts off with "The Big Lebowski" and ends with "Stop Making Sense." In between, "Top Gun," "The Goonies," "A Fish Called Wanda," and "Twilight" are just a few of the movies that will be shown on the really big screen. Twelve movies will be shown during Film on the Rocks 2011.

Buy tickets online or at the Red Rocks box office. When you buy your tickets ahead of time online for Film on the Rocks, you save $2 per ticket. These tickets are $12, but when you buy a ticket at the box office, they are $14 each. Online tickets can be purchased at the Denver Film Society's page or their Facebook page. You can also buy tickets ahead of time for a movie at Film on the Rocks at the Denver Film Center on East Colfax.

Parking and start times. When you attend Film on the Rocks, parking is free in the Red Rocks Park parking lot. Each movie starts at slightly different times because the movie begins at dusk, which varies depending on the day. You can head out to Red Rocks as early as 6:30 p.m., when the doors open. Pack a picnic supper and enjoy the fresh air and splendor of the red rock formations before the movie starts. Be sure to bring a blanket to snuggle in if you tend to get cold at night.

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