Aspen Shortsfest

NAME OF FESTIVAL:Aspen Shortsfest
SINCE: 1991
WHERE:Aspen, CO,USA
WEBSITE: www.aspenfilm.org/index.php/events/aspen-shortsfest
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: ASPEN SHORTSFEST showcases the most innovative and vibrant voice on the cinematic landscape – the short. Each April enthusiastic audiences, filmmakers and special guests from around the globe gather in the scenic Rocky Mountain winter resort of Aspen, Colorado to participate in public screenings, panels, workshops, and other festivities that spotlight the art and craft of short moviemaking.

Aspen Shortsfest Announces 2014 Winners; “A TROPICAL SUNDAY” “OUR CURSE” Win Top Awards | VIDEOS

Aspen Shortsfest Announces 2014 Winners; “A TROPICAL SUNDAY” “OUR CURSE” Win Top Awards | VIDEOS

A TROPICAL SUNDAY, directed by Fabian Ribezzo A TROPICAL SUNDAY, directed by Fabian Ribezzo

Aspen Shortsfest 2014 was held April 8-13, and over 40 filmmakers from around the world plus other special guests attended. A TROPICAL SUNDAY, directed by Fabian Ribezzo, about four begging and scavenging street kids at a Mozambique amusement park,  won the award for Best Drama, and director Tomasz Sliwinski’s  documentary OUR CURSE, on what it’s like to be the young parents of a critically ill infant, won the award for Best Documentary.