2015 ASPEN FILMFEST

Special Events

Aspen Film is pleased to offer a number of special events throughout Filmfest including Q & A sessions with filmmakers, panel discussions, informal get togethers with the Filmfest team and filmmakers and, of course, our opening night reception and complimentary Sunday Breakfast at the Fest.

Opening Reception

Friday, September 25, 2015

4:00 to 5:00 PM

Aspen – Harris Hall Lobby

Help us kick-off the 37th Annual Aspen Filmfest by attending our Opening Reception in the Harris Hall Lobby located just steps away from Paepcke Auditorium. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer. Open to the public.

Sponsored by: The Aspen Times, Aspen Sojourner, Carne Humana Wine, Aspen Brewing Company

Breakfast at the Fest

Sunday, September 27, 2015

9:00 to 10:00 AM

Aspen – Harris Hall Lobby

Join us for a complimentary breakfast prior to attending Sunday’s screening of Anomalisa at 10:00 AM at Paepcke Auditorium. Breakfast buffet, coffee, tea, juice, and mimosas will be available. Open to all Festival goers.

Catered by: Green Cuisine

Panel Discussions

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Immediately following 2:30 pm screening of Rolling Papers

Aspen – Paepcke Auditorium

Join Rolling Papers director Mitch Dickman and a panel of notable industry experts for an in-depth discussion on how Amendment 64 has impacted our local community from a legal, health, and economic perspective – both the successes and challenges.

Filmmaker Q & A’s

Friday, September 25, 2015

Aspen – Paepcke Auditorium

Q & A with City of Gold filmmaker Laura Gabbert immediately following 5:30 pm screening


Sunday, September 27, 2015

Aspen – Paepcke Auditorium

Q & A with Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict filmmaker Lisa Immordino Vreeland immediately following 5:30 pm screening


Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Aspen – Isis Theatre

Q & A with Romeo is Bleeding filmmaker Jason Zeldes immediately following 5:30 pm screening

Après Screenings

Join us following each day of screenings at Aspen’s favorite eateries. Meet the Filmfest team and this year’s filmmakers. Drink and food specials available. Open to all festival attendees.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Jimmy’s – 205 S Mill St, Aspen


Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sky Hotel’s 39 Degrees Lounge – 709 E Durant Ave, Aspen


Sunday, September 27, 2015

Hotel Jerome’s J Bar – 330 E Main St, Aspen


Monday, September 28, 2015

Limelight Hotel – 355 S Monarch St, Aspen


Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Aspen Dollar Bar – 301 E Hopkins Ave, Aspen


Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sky Hotel’s 39 Degrees Lounge – 709 E Durant Ave, Aspen