Glenwood’s Glasenapp wins Shortsfest’s local’s competition
A short film by Glenwood Springs filmmaker Terry Glasenapp was the winning short film in the Aspen Shortsfest’s second annual Local Filmmaker’s Competition.Glasenapp’s film, “For Those Who Teach the Art of Peace,” will be screened at noon on Wednesday, April 2, at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen as part of the Aspen Shortsfest.Glasenapp said the piece was partially inspired by the annual short films festival and its theme, “imagine a world.””I shot footage at various events over the course of several years and wasn’t sure how the images would come together until I saw the theme for the competition,” he said. “For Those Who Teach the Art of Peace” will also be screened before Program I of the Aspen Shortsfest competition at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 2 at the Wheeler.”The caliber of films in Shortsfest is amazing, and it’s a career highlight to have my work shown alongside such creative talent,” he said.Aspen Shortsfest is an international short film and video competition with programs in Aspen, Carbondale and Glenwood Springs.Other entries scheduled to be shown at the free community screening include “Tundra II,” by Aspen High School student Brandon Richardson, which received a special jury mention, Beth Hayden and JoJo Smith’s “Pinch Me,” a short comedy, and Connie Baxter Marlow and Scott Snare’s “Realizing Freedom.” Also included in the program are Barry Smith’s “Diary of a Flagger,” and Mark Wryan and Mark Gordon’s “The Battle of Frozenwater.”Shortsfest films will be presented at the Crystal Theater in Carbondale and the Springs Theater in Glenwood Springs.This is the line-up for shows at the Crystal. Each program will run about two hours, followed by discussion with the filmmakers.Friday, April 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.: Program A, $9.50. “Evelyn: The Cutest Evil Dead Girl,” “Family & Friends,” “Family Tree,” “Hyper,” “I’ll Wait for the Next One,” “Pan with Us,” and “Thomaschek’s Plan.”Saturday, April 5, 6:30 and 9 p.m.: Program B, $9.50. “At Dawning,” “Don’t Have, Don’t Give,” “The Paper Mache Chase,” “Twin Towers,” (Oscar winner for best short documentary), “What the Doctor Ordered,” and “The World of Interiors.”Sunday, April 6, 7 p.m.: Program C, $9.50. “Asylum,” “Four Simple Rules,” “The King and Dick,” “Shearing,” “This Charming Man,” (Oscar winner for best live action short), and “Turn Around.”Tickets are available at Sounds Easy (963-1303) for Crystal and Springs theater programs, the Wheeler Box Office for all programs (920-5770) and the Book Train (945-7045) for Springs Theater programs.The complete schedule of events for Aspen Shortsfest is available online at http://www.aspenfilm.org and at all ticketing venues.
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