The Aspen Filmfest is a five-day festival taking place each fall. It's an event for filmmakers, and film lovers. The main purpose is to expose independent productions to the general public.
Organization: Aspen Filmfest
Dates: 04/09/2013 - 04/14/2013 update info
Time: 1:00:00 PM - 1:00:00 PM
Event Cost: varies
Venue: Wheeler Opera House in Aspen,CO
Contact: Aspen Filmfest
Recognized as one of the world's "50 Leading Film Festivals" by IndieWIRE, Aspen Shortsfest is one of the world's premier international short film and video showcases for the trend-setting art form: the short. This Oscar-qualifying international competition offers a lively, thought-provoking, and humorous selection of drama, comedy, animation and documentary - all at 40 minutes or less.
For schedule information go to www.aspenfilm.org
- This is a late September event over 5 days
- Various locations throughout Aspen
- Ticket prices vary
Overview: The Aspen Filmfest is a great way to gain exposure to some of the best films the world has to offer. The best part is that you get access to movies not normally seen in theaters. If you're a film buff, or simply want to take in a good flick while visiting Aspen in the fall, don't forget to come by the Aspen Filmfest and enjoy the shows.
When: This is a late September event over 5 days
Where: Various locations throughout Aspen
Fees: Ticket prices vary
Details: Although an event mainly for independent productions, the Aspen Filmfest has honored directors in the past that are fairly well-known. The annual Independent by Nature Award has honored such directors as Sydney Pollack and Bob Rafelson. Some big actors have also received awards at the event, including Anjelica Huston, Harrison Ford and William H. Macy.
You will find most films play at the Wheeler Opera House but other locations include the Crystal Theatre and Paepcke Auditorium.
If you visit Aspen next year in September, you may get to hobnob with the stars!