Breckenridge Film Festival - Breckenridge, Colorado

Breckenridge Film Festival

September 19–22, 2019

The Breck Film Fest celebrates its 39th year this September 19-22! From the festival that brought the world Shawshank Redemption, LA Confidential, and fun fact, Kung Fu Panda, it’s no wonder USA Today lists the BFF in the Top 20 American Film Festivals. This year attendees are invited to explore Breckenridge through the eyes of film. With four screening locations across town, numerous parties, kids programs, fall colors, local vendors and casual 14ers right outside your door, the Breck Film Fest is a great experience everyone can enjoy.

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Breckenridge Film Fest offers 100+ films, forums, special programming, and parties.

Event Schedule

The Breckenridge Film Festival offers attendees 100+ films, premiers, forms, and parties. parties.  Attendees can maximize film time by purchasing a festival pass and attending all events or choose individual film blocks, forums and parties to attend.

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Passes & Tickets

Attendees can purchase individual tickets, day passes or blocks of tickets.  Passes & Tickets can be purchased online or at the Riverwalk Center.

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Featured Five

On the red carpet at Breck Film Fest.
On the red carpet at Breck Film Fest.

Breckenridge Film Festival’s top picks for can’t miss films and events including Billy Crystal’s latest movie, our annual FREE kids event, and a closeout with one of the most inspirational sports films of the year: “Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable.”

  • Standing Up, Falling Down
  • The River And The Wall
  • Kids Programming: Recoiled – Two Balloons – Millie – Oh Baby
  • Above The Clouds
  • Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable

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Film Line-up By Genre

Don’t miss the Breckenridge Film Festival’s family-friendly movies and activities.

This year’s selections include compelling documentaries, mystery thrillers, a great Adventure Reel, some special screenings with featured guests and something for just about everyone who loves film.  Dozens of filmmakers will be attending and looking forward to presenting their works and interacting with attendees.

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Parties & Special Events

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Discuss, connect and celebrate the day at one of Breckenridge Film Festival’s film parties.

Breckenridge Film Fest’s intimate setting allows plenty of opportunities to meet directors, filmmakers, and actors during forums and special programming. Join us at welcome parties, daily afterhours, and VIP events.  Breckenridge Film Festival is filled with opportunities to connect, discuss, and kick-back between film blocks.

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Hike. Watch. Celebrate.

Hikers taking in the views and fall colors in Breckenridge, CO
Fall is eye-candy season in Breckenridge. Yes, nature’s colorful artistry makes it such an amazing time to visit.

As one of the top mountain film fests in the country, the 39th Breckenridge Film Festival offers a different way to explore Breckenridge: through film. With five screening locations across town, this festival is designed for visitors to interact with Breck’s landscape, local vibe and enjoy films from all over the world in one weekend. Renowned for our casual vibe, attendees are able to hike in the morning, entertain kids in the afternoon, and spend the evening mingling with filmmakers between screenings.



Renowned for our casual vibe, attendees are able to hike in the morning, entertain kids in the afternoon, and spend the evening mingling with filmmakers between screenings.  Take advantage of everything Breckenridge has to offer by extending your stay.

The Breckenridge Film Festival offers discounted lodging packages at Breckenridge hotels for our friends traveling long distances … or if you are just coming up from Denver for the weekend it’s a great option to enjoy the festival without having to drive home. Relax after an exciting day at the film fest and make yourself at home at any one of our impressive partner hotels.

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