MOVIES UNDER THE STARS is back for another summer at Snowmass Base Village! Gather your family and friends, pack a picnic, and enjoy FREE outdoor movies this summer.


This beloved series is part of Aspen Film’s Summer of Cinema and continues our multi-year partnership with The Collective. All MOVIES UNDER THE STARS films are family friendly and will be shown at dusk on Saturdays in July and August on the lawn in Base Village.


Unlike last summer, reservations are not required. Moviegoers are encouraged to come early, save their space and enjoy all Base Village has to offer until the movie begins. Picnics and non-alcoholic beverages may be carried in. Alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase from moxiBar or the Limelight Hotel Snowmass.


Saturday, August 28 | 8:00 PM



Directed by Simon Wincer | 112 min


This family film stars Jason James Richter and features the story of a foster boy who befriends a captive orca named Willy. When he learns the beloved killer whale is to be killed in an aquarium, he risks everything to free the whale.

SHREK (2001)

Saturday, July 24 | 8:00 PM



Directed by Andrew Adamson & Vicky Jenson | 90 min


An animated comedy film detailing a story of a mean lord who exiles fairytale creatures to the swamp of a grumpy ogre. The ogre, Shrek, must go on a quest and rescue a princess for the lord in order to get his land back. Voices of the lead characters feature Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz.


Saturday, August 7 | 8:00 PM



Directed by George Miller, Warren Coleman & Judy Morris | 108 min


An animated musical comedy that goes into the world of the Emperor Penguins who find their soul mates through song. The movie follows an adorable penguin who is born and cannot sing, but he can tap dance. It stars the voices of Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman and Nicole Kidman.


Saturday, August 14 | 8:00 PM



Directed by Brad Bird | 116 min


An animated superhero film following the Parrs, a family of superheroes who hide their powers in accordance with a government mandate and attempt to live a quiet suburban life. Mr. Incredible’s desire to help people draws the entire family into a confrontation with a vengeful fan-turned-foe and his killer robot. Voices of the lead characters feature Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter and Samuel L. Jackson.