Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

BEST DOCUMENTARY - THE WILD

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10:00 am | Block of 3 Films | BRECKENRIDGE THEATER | 121 S. Ridge St.
Director: Mark Titus
Genre: Documentary
Duration: 60min

Synopsis: Fresh into addiction recovery, an urgent threat emerges to spur filmmaker, Mark Titus back to the Alaskan wilderness - where the people of Bristol Bay and the world’s largest wild salmon runs face devastation if a massive copper mine is constructed.

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Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

BEST SH. DRAMA & STUDENT - ESTA ES TU CUBA (THIS IS YOUR CUBA) **

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10:00 am | Block of 3 Films | BRECKENRIDGE THEATER | 121 S. Ridge St.
Director: Brian Robau
Genre: Short Drama
Duration: 20min

Synopsis: In the wake of Fidel Castro’s rise to power, over 14,000 unaccompanied children fled to the United States in hopes of a better life. Inspired by their stories, Esta Es Tu Cuba follows Anton, a young boy who is thrust into adulthood as revolution tears his family apart.
**INDICATES FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE (Subject to Change)

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Sep
22
11:00 AM11:00

STALAG LUFT III: ONE MAN’S STORY

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11:00 am | Block of 1 Film | THE SPEAKEASY THEATRE | 103 S. Harris St.
Director: Louise Woehrle
Genre: Documentary
Duration: 104min

Film Synopsis : Told by WWII U.S. Eighth Air Force Bombardier Lt. Charles Woehrle, one of 10,000 prisoners in Stalag Luft III, depicted in the iconic film ‘The Great Escape.’ At age 93, this remarkable man and gifted storyteller take us from Pine City, Minnesota to war-torn Europe as he relives his experiences with vivid detail supported by reenactments that include his B-17 getting shot down, captured by the Nazis and the 70-mile forced march in below zero conditions. A saga filled with grit and grace, Charles Woehrle of the 'The Mighty Eighth' is one of the countless heroes from the Greatest Generation who has much to teach us about war and about life.

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Sep
22
12:30 PM12:30

Keystone Science School Girls in STEM

12:30 pm | Block of Short Films | BRECKENRIDGE THEATER | 121 S. Ridge St.
Elise Scanlan
Production Coordinator on Frozen II, Characters & Lighting Departments
The Walt Disney Company - Elise Scanlan is a Summit County native and former Day Camp Coordinator at Keystone Science School.

Film Synopsis : See young filmmakers in action! After a weekend of work with professional and student mentors attending the Breck Film Fest, students participating in the Girls in STEM program will showcase their stop-motion animation films.
WHY FOSTER FEMALES IN THE FILM INDUSTRY?
“Film is a magical medium allowing artists to tell stories that transport the audience from their seats to new places. Through the lens of cinema, one can sneak through the halls of Asgard or Pod Race over the sands of Tatooine. Stories told on screens both big and small have a major influence on our very perception of the world.

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Sep
22
1:30 PM13:30

BEST DRAMA - SENIOR LOVE TRIANGLE **

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1:30 pm | Block of 2 Films | SPEAKEASY THEATRE | 103 S. Harris St.
Director: Kelly Blatz
Genre: Drama
Duration: 98min

Synopsis: An 84-year-old charming but delusional WWII veteran forms romantic relationships with two elderly women and goes on a crusade to save them from the isolation of their retirement homes in East Hollywood. Inspired by a true story. Note: Adult language
**INDICATES FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE (Subject to Change)

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Sep
22
2:00 PM14:00

BEST ADVENTURE - (PEOPLE) OF WATER

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2:00 pm | Block of 3 Films | COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE | 107 Denison Placer Rd.
Director: Forest Woodward
Genre: Adventure
Duration: 23min

Synopsis: For thousands of years, outrigger canoes have connected diverse cultures and people around the world. (people) of water follows the story of Rob Prechtl, a member of the US Men’s Raft team, as the team embarks on a journey to learn the craft of outrigger paddling.

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Sep
22
2:00 PM14:00

BEST COMEDY - BATSH*IT BRIDE **

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2:00 pm | Block of 3 Films | COLORADO MOUNTAIN COLLEGE | 107 Denison Placer Rd.
Director: Jonathan Smith
Genre: Comedy
Duration: 81min

Synopsis: On April Fools’ Day, just before her wedding, a bride pranks her fiancé by saying that she thinks that they’ve lost that spark and that they should call off the wedding and break up, only to discover that he feels the exact same way.
**INDICATES FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE (Subject to Change)

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Sep
22
3:00 PM15:00

MEOW WOLF: ORIGIN STORY

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3:00 pm | Block of 1 Film | BRECKENRIDGE THEATER | 121 S. Ridge St.
Director: Morgan Capps & Jilann Spitzmiller
Genre: Documentary
Duration: 88min

Film Synopsis : A group of young DIY artists in Santa Fe can’t find a door into the art world, so they blow open an entirely new portal with their grit and passion. They unexpectedly hit a cultural nerve and garner massive success.
Note: Adult language

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Sep
22
4:00 PM16:00

BEST FILMS OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT - RUNNER **

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4:00 pm | Block of 2 Films | SPEAKEASY THEATRE | 103 S. Harris St.
Director: Bill Gallagher
Genre: Human Spirit Documentary
Duration: 87min

Film Synopsis : Marathoner, Guor Maker’s difficult and triumphant journey from refugee to world-renowned athlete, told in intimate interviews with gorgeously animated flashbacks. His story is a distinctly inspirational one in which the indomitable human spirit emerges against all odds.
**INDICATES FILMMAKER IN ATTENDANCE (Subject to Change)

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Sep
22
6:00 PM18:00

BETHANY HAMILTON: UNSTOPPABLE

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6:00 pm | THE RIVERWALK CENTER | 150 W. Adams Ave.
Director: Aaron Lieber
Genre: Documentary
Duration: 99min

Film Synopsis : This tells the story of surfer Bethany Hamilton, who at age 13 was out surfing when she was attacked by a 15-foot tiger shark, a run-in that cost Hamilton her left arm. But not only did Hamilton survive the attack, she was back on the competitive surfing circuit less than a year later. More than a decade later, Hamilton, now a mother, undertakes her greatest challenge: chasing a toddler and the biggest wave of her career. BETHANY HAMILTON: UNSTOPPABLE is the untold story of the heart of a champion and her resilience against all odds to become one of the leading professional surfers of our time. Bethany Hamilton is continuously rewriting the rules on being a fearless athlete, and brings new meaning to the phrase “surfs like a girl.”

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