EFPalooza 2020 is a three-day film festival celebrating the best of the Emerging Filmmaker’s Project, the home of Denver’s independent film scene since 2002. Hosted at the historic Bug Theatre, the event will showcase the work of more than 50 local filmmakers, featuring favorites from 2019 as well as several EFP premieres, with the filmmakers in attendance to take part in a spirited ‘talkback’ with the audience.
The 2020 EFPalooza Film Schedule:
Thursday 3/19 at 8:00pm – the March Emerging Filmmakers Project
The Mission – Ben Makinen (05:57)
One of a Kind – Tim Gallagher (06:29)
The Moral Intricacies of Indoor Climate Control– Benjamin Neufeld (05:11)
Up & Jaded – Zachary Lewis (03:00)
Just Add Milk – Sasha and Derek Cuneo (04:53)
The 5 Stages of Romantic Relationships – Adam Rosenberg (01:28)
EXIT – Evan Rutherford (12:48)
Friday 3/20 at 7:00pm – Comedic Feature
Man Camp – Nate Bakke and Dan Cumming (01:34:00)
Friday 3/20 at 9:00pm – Thriller & Horror Shorts
Ryde or Die – Elgin Cahill and Ryan Seamy (47:00)
Saturday 3/21 at 1:00pm – Saturday Afternoon Shorts
Rocky Mountain Flyathlon: Run. Fish. Beer. – Jamey Hastings (17:08)
Dance Pi Dance – Bill Johnson and Pi Duval (14:32)
Saturday 3/21 at 3:00pm – A Decade of Colorado Independent Women of Film
Girl Aspiring Episode 5: Elephant Keeper, Maura Davis – Maureen Lee Maloney (07:32)
The Accoutrement – Katharyn Grant (05:00)
Thaw – Sheryl Glubok (10:00)
Saturday 3/21 at 5:00pm – Happy Hour @ Acova Restaurant
Join us across the street at Acova Restaurant for happy hour between blocks!
Saturday 3/21 at 6:00pm – Saturday Evening Shorts
Hit or Miss – D.W. Alexander (25:20)
Everybody Knows It – Richard Corso (03:09)
Plague ER – Joey May (05:11)
Saturday 3/21 at 8:00pm – Saturday Night Shorts
Lineup subject to change!
EFPalooza 2020 takes place March 19th, 20th and 21st at The Bug Theatre (3654 Navajo Street, Denver, CO 80232), with screenings at 8:00 p.m. on March 19th, at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. on March 20th, and at 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. on March 21st. Tickets are $5 for Thursday, $10 a block or $15 a day for Friday and Saturday, or a full festival pass can be purchased for $25. To learn more visit the EFP website at www.efpdenver.com and The Bug Theatre’s website at www.bugtheatre.org.
The Bug Theatre and EFPalooza 2020 are supported by the Scientific & Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), Colorado Creative Industries, National Endowment for the Arts, Diebolt Brewing Company, Film Acting Academy of Denver, Plan 9 Studios, Twelve Monkeys Dancing Films, Nebulus Visions Multimedia, Cutting Room Floor Brewery, and cool cats everywhere.