With the majestic Rocky Mountains serving as a picturesque backdrop, Colorado is an ideal place for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers to visit. However, there's more to this state than just amazing hiking and challenging bike trails; the state is also home to large museums, music festivals, theater productions and much more.
- Breckenridge, Colorado in Breckenridge, CO
Since 1981, organizers have been putting together an educational experience for all who participate in the festival. Scheduled forums offer opportunities for veteran and novice filmmakers, as well as avid movie-goers, to share ideas and experiences. Film screenings are interspersed with receptions and parties.
- Downtown Estes Park, CO in Estes park, CO
Two days of incredible adventures occur every Autumn in Estes Park. Although viewing tours of the majestic elk take top billing at this festival, other activities such as archery and bugling contests, and live music performances add to the fun.
- Crested Butte, Colorado in Crested butte, CO
Fall just begins, and film lovers head to Crested Butte for four days of thought-provoking entertainment. Approximately 90 international offerings in full length features, shorts, and documentaries are screened at various town venues. A poster contest and performances for children are scheduled as well.
- Aspen, Colorado in Aspen, CO
This fall film festival features documentaries and full-length offerings. Going strong for the past 35 years, this festival puts a strong emphasis on independent film. Festival-goers can meet with filmmakers after screenings for interactive discussions of the work.
- Boulder, Colorado in Boulder, CO
The great outdoors is front and center as Boulder welcomes filmmakers and the public. International organizers seek out films that push the envelope with respect to challenging one's self to achieve what was once considered impossible. Breathtaking and awe-inspiring, these films bring viewers to unbelievable heights.
- Telluride, Colorado in Telluride, CO
Horror devotees will want to be in Telluride in mid-October. For three days, current science fiction, fantasy and horror short films and full length features are screened at two separate venues in town. Festival pass purchasers are guaranteed access to the venues.