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Bob Rafelson was passionate about Aspen, and filmmaking

July 28, 2022

Bob Rafelson is best known as a boundary-breaking filmmaker who helped kickstart Jack Nicholson’s acting career. The two had met at a film screening and then co-wrote the 1968 satirical, adventure film “Head,” featuring the pop-rock group The Monkees. In a conversation with Bob Braudis at the Wheeler Opera House in 2019, Rafelson said that […]

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How Art and Aspen ‘Intersect’

July 28, 2022

The Intersect Aspen art fair returns to the Roaring Fork Valley this Sunday, July 31 through Thursday, Aug. 4, with more than two dozen gallery exhibitions at the Aspen Ice Garden and collaborations with a number of other arts-related organizations and nonprofits around the valley. With 31 galleries represented from 21 cities, 11 of the […]

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Short film by Aspen teens gains global recognition

May 26, 2022

On a school night in November, a small group of Aspen High School students were up until three in the morning surrounded by empty coffee cups and glowing laptop screens, writing the first drafts of what would become an internationally recognized short film. Titled “Faces of the Future,” the 17-minute short film was selected and […]

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ASPEN FILM ANNOUNCES 2022 SUMMER OF CINEMA LINEUP

May 11, 2022

Aspen, CO (May 11, 2022) – Aspen Film is excited to announce its 2022 Summer of Cinema lineup, partnering with numerous Aspen-area organizations to bring a broad range of films to the community. Susan Wrubel, Aspen Film Executive + Artistic Director explains: “Aspen Film helps create unique and diverse summer film experiences, even though our […]

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ASPEN FILM ANNOUNCES 2022 SHORTSFEST OSCAR®-QUALIFIERS AND AWARD-WINNING FILMS

April 11, 2022

Aspen, CO (April 11, 2022) In an awards presentation held on Sunday, April 10, Aspen Film, the year-round film arts, and education organization, announced the winning films from its 31st Aspen Shortsfest which was held April 5-10, 2022. One of only four Oscar®-qualifying festivals in the US strictly dedicated to short films, Aspen Shortsfest is recognized […]

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ASPEN FILM ANNOUNCES STELLAR PROGRAM OF 77 FILMS FOR THE 31ST ANNUAL ASPEN SHORTSFEST

March 7, 2022

Oscar®-Qualifying Competition Highlights Notable Filmmakers, Emerging and Established Talents ASPEN, Colo. (Mar. 7, 2022) – Aspen Film, the year-round film arts, and education organization, today announced its program for the 31st Aspen Shortsfest, April 5-10, 2022. One of only four Oscar®-qualifying festivals in the US strictly dedicated to short films, Aspen Shortsfest is widely recognized as […]

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ASPEN FILM ANNOUNCES 31ST ANNUAL SHORTSFEST DATES WITH A NEW, PRESALE FESTIVAL PASS

February 18, 2022

ASPEN, CO (Feb. 17, 2022) – Aspen Film announces that the 31st Annual Aspen Shortsfest 2022 will return to live showings at the Wheeler Opera House for the first time in three years. Aspen Film is excited to showcase 11 programs, including 75 short films, scheduled Apr. 5-10, 2022. New this year, a presale festival pass is […]

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ASPEN FILM ANNOUNCES LINE-UP FOR 29TH ANNUAL ACADEMY SCREENINGS

November 19, 2021

From buzzy, big-name features to fresh independent voices, Aspen Film Academy Screenings brings a high-profile roster of prominent end-of-year titles to the mountains for a showcase of awards season contenders. ASPEN, CO (November 19, 2021) – Aspen Film is excited to announce the program for its 29th Annual Academy Screenings coming to Aspen’s Wheeler Opera House and Isis […]

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20 OF THE BEST FESTIVALS AND FAIRS IN DENVER & COLORADO

November 10, 2021

TRAVELMAG Features Aspen Film’s Shortsfest!  An internationally recognised film festival, the Aspen Film Shortsfest showcases and celebrates the very best in ‘short but sweet’ movie creations that creep in under the 40-minute mark. Films receiving awards at the festival can qualify for the hugely prestigious Oscars, ensuring it’s always a hotly-contested affair. As well as […]

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ASPEN FILM AND ASPENOUT PARTNER TO SCREEN JANE CAMPION’S THE POWER OF THE DOG

November 4, 2021

Aspen, CO (November 4, 2021): Aspen Film is pleased to partner with AspenOUT to present a screening of Jane Campion’s THE POWER OF THE DOG on Sunday, November 14 at 5 PM at Metropolitan’s Isis Theatre. The film premiered at the 2021 Venice International Film Festival and then went on to play the Telluride, Toronto […]

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