Summer of Cinema

During the Summer, Aspen Film partners with local organizations and non-profits to deliver unique film experiences to the Aspen community. From curated film series to film camps, summer offers a variety of programming designed to get people jazzed about film!

Interested in learning more about upcoming programming? Check out the Up Next calendar or click below to learn more about the current edition of Summer of Cinema.


Summer of Cinema 2024

Film Camp 2024


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Aspen Film Isis Theatre

The Isis Theatre opened in 1915 in the heart of downtown Aspen, where it remains to this day. Featuring four-screens, concessions, and a variety of independent and blockbuster programming, the Isis is the only full-time movie theater in Aspen. Aspen Film purchased the theater in 2022. 

406 E Hopkins Ave, Aspen, CO 81611


A taste of summer

In the news

At Aspen Film’s Shortsfest, stories with surprises and fresh perspectives win top honors

Apr 10, 2024

Aspen Film has announced the winners of nine awards from last week’s “Shortsfest,” ranging from a three-minute dark comedy about capitalism and consumerism to a 24-minute drama about cultural identity. Five of the winners, chosen by a jury of industry pros, will now be qualified for the Oscars, and all of the top honorees took […]

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Shortsfest film looks at Texas’ threat to take trans child away from parents Geoff Hanson, Aspen Daily News Staff Writer Mar 30, 2024

Mar 30, 2024

Of the 70 films screening at Aspen Film’s 33rd annual Shortsfest next week, one is sure to make waves far beyond the banks of the Roaring Fork River. “Love to the Max” highlights the Briggle family of northern Texas. Amber and Adam Briggle are raising their children Max, 14, and Lulu, 9. They seem like […]

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Aspen Film Shortsfest showcases global talent and youth engagement

Mar 27, 2024

Aspen Film will host the 33rd Annual Shortsfest at the Wheeler Opera House and Isis Theatre from April 1 through 7. The Oscar-qualifying festival will feature works by emerging filmmakers from 24 countries, with 58% of the films directed or co-directed by women. The Sopris Sun spoke with Shortsfest’s programming director, Jason Anderson, by phone […]

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