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Click on image to view online magazine. Our spring issue features plein air painting by Amy Evans; the renovation of the Breckenridge Theater and what the upgrades offer to its resident tenant, Breckenridge Backstage Theatre; and our new WAVE festival, which will transform the local landscape using cutting edge digital media. In addition, this issue profiles a variety of movers and shakers on the local creative scene: arts administrator and musician Cecile L. Forsberg, environmental photographer-filmmaker Pete McBride, bikini designer Marisa Orlandi, and Town Councilman Gary Gallagher talking about our creative economy.

Hollywood & Wine: A Night On the Red Carpet

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Congratulations to All 2015 Winners

Congratulations to All 2015 Winners Best Drama - Redemption of a Broken Mind Best Short Drama - The Bravest, the Boldest Best Short Comedy - The Answers Best Documentary - Marcus Best Adventure - The Rocky Mountains Traverse Best Animation - Heavenly Peace Best Spiritual - Crocodile Gennadiy Best Student - Day One Best Director-  Jose Julian Vasquez in Redemption of a Broken Mind Best Actor- Marc Menchaca in Reparation Best Actress- Virginia Newcomb in Reparation Best Supporting Actor- Jon Huertas in Reparation Best Supporting Actress- Kathleen Wilhoite in A Sort of Homecoming Best Editing- Gena Bleier & Moon Molson in The Bravest, the Boldest Best Cinematography- Andrew Wheeler in Winter Light Best Music- Marcus Best Child Actor- Kwesi Boyake in Sketch Best Child Actress- Dale Dye Thomas in Reparation Best Writing (Screenplay)- Kyle Ham & Steve Timm in Reparation Audience Award- [...]

35 Years

35 Years

Colorado Films

Colorado Films Colorado Filmmakers In Attendance To Represent 7 Colorado Documentaries In the spotlight at the 35th Annual Breckenridge Film Festival are Colorado filmmakers, some new to the arena and some veteran and Academy Award winning. Thanks to the support of Ron Henderson and Marilyn Marsh St. Veltri of the Denver Film Society, and Meg Lass and Mary Rianoshek, founding members of the Breckenridge Film Festival, these acclaimed Colorado filmmakers will be in attendance at the 2015 festival to represent their films. They will also participate in a 3 p.m. forum moderated by Colorado Film Commissioner Donald Zuckerman about filmmaking in Colorado. Academy Award winning director Daniel Junge will be in attendance on Sunday, Sept. 20, with his film,“Being Evel,” which closes out the festival. The film has toured the festival circuit, from Sundance to Telluride [...]

Adventure Reel

Adventure Reel Highly Anticipated Film, “MERU” To Screen as Hit Adventure Reel Features Four Nights Of Programming: Introduced in 2013, the Breckenridge Film Festival’s Adventure Reel has grown into four nights of programming for the 2015 - 35th annual - festival. Three films headline the lineup, including the highly anticipated alpine drama/documentary “Meru", which screens at the Riverwalk Center at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 18, following Thursday’s opening night film, “Snowman.”  On Saturday, Sept. 19, the full lineup of Adventure Reel films up for audience awards takes place from 3 – 11 p.m. “Being Evel,” a “fascinating, exhaustive and well-researched” documentary about daredevil motorbike star Evel Knievel created by Colorado’s own Daniel Junge, closes out the festival on Sunday night. “Meru” showcases an epic wall climb of a not-so-well known Himalayan peak by Conrad Anker and Jimmy [...]


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2015 Festival Trailer

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BFF Makes USA Today Top 10 Poll

BFF Makes USA Today Top 10 Poll Are you wondering where we landed in the USA Today Top 10 Poll?? We ended up No. 13 thanks to YOU! We didn't quite make the Top 10, but that's OK, because we crept above Telluride, Tribeca and Sundance! We are truly a film-lover's and filmmaker-friendly festival, and that shows with our movement from No. 20 to No. 13 IN THE COUNTRY! We look forward to having you with us to celebrate 35 years of excellence in the fall!

Oscars Live Action Shorts

Oscars Live Action Shorts Join us 6 p.m. May 3 at the Breckenridge Theater for a one-time-only screening of the Academy's 2015 Live Action Short nominees! The Breckenridge Film Festival and the Breckenridge Backstage Theater are again partnering to present spring film in Breckenridge! Come join us Sunday, May 3 for an exclusive opportunity to see these films. Tickets $12 adults/$10 youth & seniors. Tickets available here. Lineup includes: Aya Boogaloo & Graham Butter Lamp (La Lampe au Buerre de Yak) Parvaneh WINNER: The Phone Call