The reel good stuff: Aspen Film announces lineup for annual Academy Screenings

Dec 5, 2022

Film buffs will have a full buffet of the season’s top films to see on the big screen in late December for Aspen Film’s 30th annual Academy Screenings. On the movie menu: a highly anticipated murder mystery, an apocalyptic dark comedy, several family sagas, and a slew of other domestic and international festival darlings for […]

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ASPEN FILM ANNOUNCES LINE-UP FOR 30TH ANNUAL ACADEMY SCREENINGS OPENING WITH GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY, FOLLOWED BY AN IN-PERSON Q+A WITH KATE HUDSON

Nov 29, 2022

ASPEN FILM ANNOUNCES LINE-UP FOR 30TH ANNUAL ACADEMY SCREENINGS OPENING WITH GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY, FOLLOWED BY AN IN-PERSON Q+A WITH KATE HUDSON   From big-name features to fresh independent voices,  Aspen Film Academy Screenings celebrates 30 years showcasing  awards season contenders of high-profile, prominent end-of-year titles  ASPEN, Colo. – Nov. 29 2022 […]

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Executive Director's Letter: Nov 2022

Nov 1, 2022

Hello Friends of Film, Aspen has experienced its first big snowfall and it’s amazing how quickly 2022 has flown by. We’re prepping now for our upcoming Academy Screenings (https://aspenfilm.org/festival/academy-screenings-2022/) which runs from December 19-23. We hope to welcome you to some of the most exciting films anticipated for the end of the year and the […]

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Executive Director's Letter: Oct 2022

Oct 1, 2022

Hello Friends of Film, We just wrapped our 43rd Aspen Filmfest and what an exciting week it was! In addition to 17 great films, which included a celebration of the late Bob Rafelson and his THE POSTMAN ALWAYS RINGS TWICE, Aspen Film also had the honor and pleasure of announcing that we will be acquiring […]

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With purchase of Isis Theatre, Aspen Film enters new era

Sep 29, 2022

Tuesday marked a milestone for Aspen Film and its future involvement in the community. With Aspen City Council having approved Aspen Film’s purchase of the Isis Theatre, the arts nonprofit is looking to enter a whole new realm of what it will be able to cultivate for the community. The purchase agreement has an official […]

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Aspen Film gets city council’s OK to buy Isis Theatre

Sep 29, 2022

The Aspen City Council approved Aspen Film’s purchase of the Isis Theatre FilmFest kicked off on Tuesday, and, to the delight of its organizer, Aspen Film, there was no drama with Aspen City Council as its audience. The council in a 5-0 vote approved Aspen’s Film purchase of the Isis Theatre, which has a closing […]

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Council approves Aspen Film’s purchase of Isis space

Sep 28, 2022

The Aspen City Council on Tuesday enthusiastically approved a purchase contract that allows Aspen Film to acquire its condominiumized units within the Isis Theatre building without the debt that is currently tied to the property. With the approval, the council also approved the termination of the existing debt, and included an amendment to the property’s […]

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Posterfest 22 will auction off pieces of Isis Theater history

Sep 26, 2022

To help raise funds for Aspen Film, 30-years worth of original movie posters from films shown at the Isis Theater will be auctioned.   When Dede Brinkman traveled to Grand Junction to interview Dominic Linza, former owner of Isis Theater, she couldn’t get the posters Linza had shown her out of her mind. “I kept […]

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Empowering the valley’s youth via film

Sep 26, 2022

Aspen Film’s 43rd annual Filmfest is around the corner. Commencing Tuesday through Sunday with a stacked lineup of engaging new cinema, the festival cultivates educational opportunities for the valley’s youth. Through its Film Educates department, Aspen Film offers year-round educational programming for students and teachers from Rifle to Aspen. And these far-reaching, free programs are […]

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Aspen Film to pay tribute to cinema pioneer Bob Rafelson

Sep 23, 2022

The transformative filmmaker Bob Rafelson’s storied career took him all over the globe, but his Castle Creek residence and Aspen were his home base for more than 40 years. So it’s no wonder Aspen Film and Rafelson had a connection until he died from lung cancer July 23 at his home at age 89. The […]

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