FILMFEST 2019 ASPEN MONDAY

Monday, September 23

FANTASTIC FUNGI

3:00pm
Isis Theatre

 

FANTASTIC FUNGI is a consciousness-shifting film that takes us on an immersive journey through time and scale into the magical earth beneath our feet, an underground network that can heal and save our planet. Through the eyes of renowned scientists and mycologists like Paul Stamets, best-selling authors Michael Pollan, Eugenia Bone, Andrew Weil and others, we become aware of the beauty, intelligence and solutions the fungi kingdom offers us in response to some of our most pressing medical, therapeutic, and environmental challenges. (USA, 2019) 1HR 21MIN

 

FESTIVALS | AWARDS:Audience Choice Award at Maui Film Festival
DIRECTOR: Louie Schwartzberg
WRITTEN BY: Mark Monroe
WITH: Paul Stamets, Michael Pollan, Eugenia Bone
COMMUNITY PARTNER: Aspen Brain Institute

A HIDDEN LIFE

7:00pm
Wheeler Opera House  

 

Based on real events, A HIDDEN LIFE is the story of an unsung hero, Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to fight for the Nazis in World War II. When the Austrian peasant farmer is faced with the threat of execution for treason, it is his unwavering faith and his love for his wife Fani and children that keeps his spirit alive. (USA, 2019) 2HRS 53MIN

 

 

FESTIVALS | AWARDS: Official Selection, Cannes Film Festival, François Chalais Award, 2019
DIRECTOR: Terrence Malick
WRITTEN BY: Terrence Malick
WITH:
 August Diehl, Valerie Pachner, Maria Simon, Tobias Moretti, Bruno Ganz, Matthias Schoenaerts, Karin Neuhauser, Ulrich Matthes
PRESENTED BY: Judy Dunn