Film Around Town: Charlie Chaplin’s The Gold Rush

Charlie Chaplin's The Gold Rush, accompanied by a live orchestra, is a featured event at the Breckenridge International Festival of the Arts. Hosted by the Breckenridge Music Festival, the event takes place at 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 12, 2017 at the Riverwalk Center. On Saturday, August 12 @ 7:30 p.m., Charlie Chaplin’s classic 1925 silent comedy, The Gold Rush, is screened with live music at the Riverwalk Center, with music performed by the Breckenridge Music Festival Orchestra. A story of the race for gold and hope for a new life illuminates the four destinies of an adventurer, a dancer, an outlaw and a tramp in the great North. This silent film is accompanied by a live performance of the score in a special evening at the Breckenridge International Festival of the Arts. Co-presented with Breckenridge [...]

Film Around Town: Charlie Chaplin’s The Gold Rush 2017-07-31T17:38:09+00:00

Film Around Town: From the Ashes

A clear-eyed and intimate approach to a hot-button topic, From the Ashes captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry, and what its future should be under the Trump Administration. In stories spanning from Appalachia to the West’s Powder River Basin, the film goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on coal” to present compelling and often heartbreaking stories of individuals affected that speak to what’s at stake for our economy, health, and climate. From the Ashes invites audiences to learn more about an industry on the edge through the lived experiences of those most closely affected, to begin to chart a path forward for and our energy policy and our country itself. —Cara Cusumano, Tribeca Film Festival An Official Selection of the Tribeca Film Festival, From the [...]

Film Around Town: From the Ashes 2017-06-07T21:54:53+00:00

Silverthorne Performing Arts Center – Grand Opening!

On Saturday, June 24, the Breckenridge Film Festival is pleased to partner with the Town of Silverthorne to support its Grand Opening of the all-new Performing Arts Center in Silverthorne Town Center. Beginning at 11 a.m., a short film program of throw-back Breck Film Fest films will begin. The program repeats approximately every 45 minutes. The lineup includes: India Within (2014) – Hailing from Spain, and known internationally as professional skateboarder creating an all new way to extend freestyle into the realm of street skating, Kilian Martin’s unique movements set him in a class of his own. 3 min. The Fake (2016) – A tight-fisted empty-nester sets out to get himself a fake ID in order to snag the senior discount. 8 min. Hum (2016) – A solitary dish-washing robot living out his life in the [...]

Silverthorne Performing Arts Center – Grand Opening! 2017-06-16T17:47:40+00:00

FILM AROUND TOWN: Backcountry Film Festival

On January 21st at Colorado Mountain College in Breck, join Backcountry Babes at 6:30pm for a raffle, silent auction and short films about backcountry skiing! All proceeds support Backcountry Babes' Women's Avalanche Education Scholarship Fund and help spread the word about Winter Wildlands Alliance. The Raffle and Silent Auction includes prizes from Scarpa boots, Skhoop skirts, Black Diamond skins, Smith sunglasses, All Good sunscreen, Allet wallets, Apex.camp ultralight backpacks, Genuine Guide Gear shovels and probes. Additional support from DPS, Osprey, and Clif Bar! Tickets are $12 and available at BackcountryBabes.com/Films. Tickets will be available online and at the door; (and much easier online, if you can please do it that way). Learn more about the films here: http://winterwildlands.org/backcountry-film-festival/

FILM AROUND TOWN: Backcountry Film Festival 2017-01-18T04:48:40+00:00