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Aspen Filmfest spans the Roaring Fork Valley

Aspen Filmfest’s 28th edition starts Tuesday and runs thru Oct. 1, with screenings in Glenwood, Carbondale and Aspen.The Carbondale programs at the Crystal Theatre begin Wednesday, while films at the Springs Theatre in Glenwood Springs start Friday, Sept 29.Glenwood Springs highlights include: Mark Harvey’s “A Land Out of Time,” about oil and gas drilling in the West, including Colorado’s Roan Plateau. Harvey, along with film principals Tom Bell and Randy Udall will conduct an onstage discussion about the issue following the screening at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1. “Beyond the Call,” by Adrian Belic. The film focuses on a group of military veterans of foreign wars who deliver food, medical supplies and aid to geopolitical hotspots, on 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1. Belic will be on hand to discuss the film after the screening. Filmmakers host classroom and school visits on the topic of theatre education throughout the festival. Belic will visit Glenwood High School between 9 a.m. and noon Thursday, Sept 28.”Every year we strive to capture and distill the vast movie landscape into a succinct program that will entertain and enthrall,” said Laura Thielen, executive director of Aspen Filmfest. “With features and documentaries from the U.S., Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America and Australia, our lineup is an exciting mix of new work that has been blazing the international circuit … Aspen Filmfest puts the emphasis on discovering the original in filmmaking.”Tickets are available at Sounds Easy in Carbondale, 963-1303; the Book Train in Glenwood Springs, 945-7045; and the Wheeler Opera House, 920-5770. A schedule with film descriptions is online at http://www.aspenfilm.org. For more information, call 925-6882.

Following are films screening at the Springs Theatre in Glenwood Springs and the Crystal Theatre in Carbondale. For a full schedule with film descriptions, visit http://www.aspenfilm.org:Wednesday, Sept. 27• “Ten Canoes,” 8 p.m., Crystal TheatreThursday, Sept. 28• “Jesus Camp,” 7 p.m., Crystal TheatreFriday, Sept. 29• “Starter for Ten,” 7 p.m., Springs Theatre• “Family Law,” 8 p.m., Crystal TheatreSaturday, Sept. 30• “Be with Me,” 5:30 p.m., Crystal Theatre• “Live and Become,” 7 p.m., Springs Theatre• “God Grew Tired of Us,” 8 p.m., Crystal TheatreSunday, Oct. 1• “After the Wedding,” 5 p.m., Crystal Theatre, Carbondale• “A Land Out of Time,” 5:30 p.m., Springs Theatre• “Beyond the Call,” 7:30 p.m., Springs Theatre• “The U.S. vs. John Lennon,” 8 p.m., Crystal Theatre


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