The Denver Short Film Festival is devoted to promoting the short film genre, with films ranging in length from 1 to 20 minutes. DSFF is a strong supporter of local and international filmmakers that create films that are true to the spirit of the medium. Each piece is the result of genuine emotion and expression, from original screenplays to novel cinematography and cinematic methods. The Festival offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance for our local community, tourists, and the next generation of brilliant filmmakers to immerse themselves in the true essence of filmmaking. The DENVER SHORT FILM FESTIVAL plans to established itself as a prominent cultural voice in Colorado and the West, influencing the arts positively through film. The festival takes place at The Mayan Theater, a historic theater located on South Broadway. Since opening in 1930, the venue has hosted numerous national events and international acts and has become a beacon for the arts in Denver Colorado.