Join us on the third Thursday of every month for the Crested Butte Monthly Film Series, a powerful line up of diverse and inspiring films, audience favorites and new independent cinematic masterpieces.

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

You can conveniently purchase your ticket online (includes a processing fee), at the door the evening of the show (beginning 1/2 hour prior to showtime - no fee) or in person at the Center for the Arts, 606 6th Street (no fee).

We now offer Monthly Film Series Punch Cards to save on films. MORE INFO

Some shows do sell out, so purchasing in advance is advisable.


PATTI CAKE$ 
THURSDAY, JANUARY 18| 7 PM

The breakout hit of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, PATTI CAKE$ speaks to the rapper inside us all. A heartwarming audience favorite, PATTI CAKE$ is centered on aspiring rapper Patricia Dombrowski, a.k.a. Killa P, a.k.a. Patti Cake$, who is fighting an unlikely quest for glory in her downtrodden hometown. In this coming-of-age story straight out of Jersey, an unlikely rapper finds her voice as a one-of-a-kind hip-hop legend. Set in gritty strip-mall suburbia, PATTI CAKE$ chronicles an underdog’s quest for fame and glory with humor, raw energy and some unforgettable beats. Starring Danielle Macdonald and Bridget Everett.

Takes place at the Center for the Arts, 606 6th Street. (303) 204-9080

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Film at 7:00 p.m.

$10 tickets sold at the door, in advance at the Center for the Arts, or online below.


2018 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS

DOCUMENTARY - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12

ANIMATED - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17

LIVE ACTION - THURSDAY, MARCH 15

For the third year in a row, Crested Butte Film Festival showcases the world's best short films in the Documentary, Animated, and Live Action categories. Each of these films will vie for the coveted Academy Award on live television on Sunday, March 4, 2018. This is your chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! A perennial hit with audiences around the country and the world, don’t miss the opportunity to see this year’s best in short cinema on the big screen.


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OSCAR NOMINATED DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILMS
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12| 7 PM

Tonight, we kick off our program with the world's best Documentary Short Films as chosen by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (the Oscar folks.) Watch this incredible program of short films and predict which film will win an Oscar during the live telecast on Sunday, March 4th. 

Takes place at the Center for the Arts, 606 6th Street. (303) 204-9080

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Program starts at 7:00 p.m.

$10 tickets sold at the door, in advance at the Center for the Arts, or online below.


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OSCAR NOMINATED ANIMATED SHORT FILMS
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17| 7 PM

Join Crested Butte Film Festival for the second night of our Oscar Shorts program, and delight in the world’s best Animated Shorts. This program will feature upwards of six short films and an hour-and-a-half of creative, inspiring, and heartwarming content. This program is designed for ages twelve and up and might contain some mature content. Be sure to check out this incredible program of short films and predict which film will win Oscar for best animation during the live telecast on Sunday, March 4th.

Takes place at the Center for the Arts, 606 6th Street. (303) 204-9080

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Program starts at 7:00 p.m.

$10 tickets sold at the door, in advance at the Center for the Arts, or online below.


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OSCAR NOMINATED LIVE ACTION SHORT FILMS
THURSDAY, MARCH 15| 7 PM

The final night of our Oscar Shorts program, and one of our favorite genres - Live Action Shorts. Expect upwards of six short, scripted films from the world’s best filmmakers - some subtitles included. You’ll laugh, cry, and see new parts of the world through a different set of eyes. Having watched the Oscars already, you’ll know which film won, but which film should have won? You be the judge!

Takes place at the Center for the Arts, 606 6th Street. (303) 204-9080

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Program starts at 7:00 p.m.

$10 tickets sold at the door, in advance at the Center for the Arts, or online below.