A powerful line up of diverse and inspiring films, audience favorites, and new independent cinematic masterpieces.

The Monthly Film Series is a partnership of Crested Butte Film Festival and the Center for the Arts Crested Butte.

Tickets are available at the door the evening of the show (no fee for cash or check) or online below (fee).

We’re on a mission to eliminate plastic waste from all of our events! If you plan to enjoy a beverage with your film, please bring your own cup. 

Oscar Shorts
February, 15 - 17

Bringing the world’s best short films to town, Crested Butte Film Festival teams with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (the Oscars folks) for the fourth consecutive year. Come see all three nights of Oscar Nominated Best Short Films in three categories - Documentary, Live Action (scripted and acted stories) and Animation. See if your picks for best films win when they’re announced live at the 91st annual Academy Awards' Oscar telecast on February 24. 

Not yet Rated.

Running time: 120 minutes each night.

$12 per night  

Oscar Shorts - Documentary
Friday, February 15 | 7 pm

Oscar Shorts - Live Action
Saturday, February 16 | 7 pm

Oscar Shorts - Animated
Sunday, February 17 | 2 pm

The Biggest Little Farm
Thursday, March 21 | 7 pm

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The inspirational story of how a Los Angeles foodie couple quit the city, moved an hour north of one of the most polluted metropolitan centers on Earth, and pursued their dream of growing every ingredient she could possibly want to cook with. Co-Sponsored by Mountain Roots Food Project. Please join us for a delicious farm-to-table dinner at The Depot before the film highlighting the great work of Mountain Roots. Visit www.cbfilmfest.org for complete details. 

Running time: 91 minutes.

Not rated. 

Cocktails: 5:30 p.m.

Dinner: 6:30 p.m.

Doors open at 7:30 pm.
Film starts at 8:00 pm.

$12 for film only; $50 for dinner and movie 


Andy Irons: Kissed By God
Thursday, April 18| 7 pm

Andy Irons was a three-time world surfing champion and the working-class hero of Kauai, Hawaii. He also struggled with bipolar disorder and opioid and alcohol addiction. As the opioid crisis rises to a national emergency in the United States, the untold story of Andy’s life serves to tear down the myths associated with these two ferocious diseases.

Running time: 109 minutes. Not rated (but includes language and heavy drug use). 

Doors open at 6:30 pm.
Film starts at 7:00 pm.


Crested Butte Film Festival
September 26 - 29, 2019

Over 100 films. Four Days. One beautiful place. The Crested Butte Film Festival is a fall celebration of award-winning international films, filmmaker talks, celebrities, parties and events. Indulge your passion for film with narratives, documentaries, outdoor adventure, shorts and children’s films at a variety of local venues. Complete schedule available September 1 at cbfilmfest.org with a variety of pass options.