Our fall festival focuses on feature films from around the world, films that have premiered at the Sundance, SXSW, Cannes, Venice, Telluride, New York, and Tribeca film festivals, giving our Aspen audience a first-look at some of this year’s hottest cinema.

Academy Screenings

Our Winter festival is dedicated to showcasing award season hopefuls. Timed to the dynamic holiday season in Aspen, past audiences have had the chance to watch incredible films in venues such as the historic Wheeler Opera House, Paepcke Auditorium and Isis Theatre.


Named “one of the coolest festivals in 2022” by MovieMaker magazine, Shortsfest takes place each spring. We feature some of the most groundbreaking filmmaking from around the world, showcasing short films that range from comedy to drama, documentary to experimental. Filmmakers are invited to present their films in an intimate and interactive setting.

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