Breckenridge Festival of Film – June 9 – 11, 2011

Established in 1981, the Breckenridge Festival of Film is one of the oldest film festivals in the country. The Breckenridge Festival of Film is Thursday, June 9th through Sunday, June 11, 2011 to celebrate the art of filmmaking. This year’s event features 56 independent dramas, short dramas, comedies, short comedies, documentaries and big picture premieres.

 

The Festival kicks off the 31st Anniversary with All Day Indies at the three Breckenridge Theatres:  Town Hall Amphitheatre, Breckenridge Theatre and Speakeasy Theatre at 10am.  The much anticipated Children’s Premiere is “Judy Moody and the Not So Bummer Summer”. It will screen at 4pm Thursday, June 9 at the Speakeasy Theatre and opens worldwide the following day, once again putting Breckenridge Festival of Film ahead of the curve.  A special screening of  “The Kennedy Detail”  4pm, Thursday at the Breckenridge Theatre will be accompanied by a book signing by Special Agent, Gerald S. Blaine and a celebrity guest.  The distinguished honor of Opening Night Film was awarded to “ Der Sandman”, an independent film entered in this year’s Festival and winning rave reviews across the US and the UK .  ORDER TICKETS

Premiere Films for 2011
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer Life, Above All The Drummond Will- Closing Night Film
Trust    
Independent Films for 2011
10 years later 2011 Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race – The Last Wild Race A Musing
Abandon ME Atomic Mom Bait
Boys of Bonneville: Racing on a Ribbon of Salt Challenging Impossibility Close-Up
Commerce Dead in the Room Der Sandmann-Opening Night Film
Driving By Braille Duet ExtinctionN II.- La cuadratura de los círculos
Family of the Wa’a Fanny, Annie & Danny For Once in My Life
Haulin’ Ass I Am Jeremy
Krakow Lost & Found Marblesmith
Mortem Mother’s House Nancy, Sid and Sergio
Nobody But Her Nocturne One Revolution
Paper Flower Patrick’s Story pet
Photos of Angie Pizzangrillo Positive to Positive
Refuge Scent of Strawberries Sedona
Strings Swimming in a Lake of Fire The Activist Within
The Burying Beetle The Dancer The Kennedy Detail
The New Frontier: Sustainable Ranching in the American West The Stars Know Our Home Thief
To Rest in Peace Tread Darkly Trophy Kids
Un Mot Pour Etienne Waking Lions: Burqas Bikes and Bombs Winston Churchill: Walking With Destiny
Yes Man Zero Percent

                        In addition to independent films and premiere events, this year’s Festival features Ernesto R. Acevedo-Munoz, Associate Professor of the University of Colorado (CU) Film Studies program. Professor Acevedo-Munoz will screen “The Shining” named one of the American Film Institute’s most “thrilling” experiences, and onto Martin Scorsese’s list of “Top 11” horror films, Each year, program professors screen a pair of related films and lead discussion on the productions themselves and on their significance – in relation to each other, to advances and trends in the technical or creative aspects of filmmaking and/or to the times and cultures in which they were produced. MORE

       The Breckenridge Festival of Film is a 501(c)(3) private, non-profit organization governed by a volunteer board of directors. Funding for the festival comes from local public and private grants, sponsorships, fundraising events, individual contributions, in-kind assistance, and revenue from tickets and merchandise. More than 150 individual volunteers, three local theaters and other venues are involved in this annual event. Breckenridge is located 80 miles west of Denver International Airport via Interstate 70.

Beaver Run and ResortQuest announced as official lodging partners!

Breckenridge Festival of Film lodging rates start at $99 per room per night. Four “Punch Passes” are also available for $25.00. For lodging reservations and information call: ResortQuest Breckenridge at 800-627-2973 and reference Code # INT BFF

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Beaver Run Resorts at 800-525-2253 and mention The Breck Film Fest!

To make your Festival plans, view the schedule with a short synopsis of each film, purchase passes, and keep informed of events and parties during the Breckenridge Festival of Film, go to www.breckfilmfest.com ..

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