Posterfest 22 will auction off pieces of Isis Theater history

September 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

September 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

September 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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Colorado has more than just Telluride Film Fest. Here’s when you can see films in Denver, Vail, Breckenridge and beyond.

September 19, 2022

It’s full-swing for film festival season, following September’s twin pillars of prestige and influence, the Telluride Film Festival and Toronto International Film Fest — the latter continuing through Sunday, Sept. 18. Here in Colorado, we’re geared toward adventure and nature films, as well as features and shorts that explore Latino and Indigenous and Asian-American Pacific Islander cultures. […]

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Regionally Inspiring, Internationally Recognized: Aspen Film’s 43rd Annual Filmfest

September 15, 2022

This year’s lineup includes films featuring Cannes 2022 Palme d’Or winner TRIANGLE OF SADNESS; Sam Mendes’ EMPIRE OF LIGHT with Olivia Coleman, Colin Firth, and Michael Ward; THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN starring Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson. Calling all film fans far and wide to a little place called Aspen. Aspen Film is proud to […]

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Aspen Film’s 43rd annual Filmfest returns

September 12, 2022

Aspen Film’s 43rd annual Filmfest returns Sept. 27 through Oct. 2. This year’s festival will present 16 feature-length films, comprising a diverse selection of cinematic storytelling from across the globe. Susan Wrubel, executive and artistic director of Aspen Film, has spent months scouting some of the biggest film festivals in the world — such as […]

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ASPEN FILM ANNOUNCES 42nd ANNUAL FILMFEST AUDIENCE AWARD

October 1, 2021

ASPEN, CO (October 1, 2021) Aspen Film is delighted to announce MY NAME IS PAULI MURRAY, directed by Betsy West and Julie Cohen (RBG), as the Audience Award winner for its 42nd annual Filmfest. The film made its world premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival and will be released digitally on the Amazon platform October 1, 2021. MY NAME IS PAULI […]

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