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2021 Festival
Schedule

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= Filmmaker in attendance
november 12

Friday Night

OPENING NIGHTFILM
Pikes peak CenterDoors open 6:30PM
Kickoff Party

Each year we kick-off the Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival on Friday night. Grab a bite to eat downtown and then join us for a signature cocktail before enjoying this year’s opening night film, Writing with Fire.

pikes peak centergreat hall7:30PM

After Party

Kinship Landing

Kinship Landing is our official festival hotel and the location for our After Parties. Continue the evening and the conversation over a signature beverage at Kinship’s beautiful restaurant and bar, Homa Cafe + Bar.

November 13

Saturday

MIDDAYBREAK
PIKES PEAK CENTERSTUDIO BEE
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BEHIND THE LENS | Filmmaker Panel
1:15PM

 

Filming Youth:

 telling stories with &
about young people
 

 

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STAY & EAT

Grab takeout from a downtown restaurant or pre-order a box lunch from Centerplate Catering to enjoy during the Behind the Lens filmmaker panels. 

  • Each box $15.00 
  • Order by midnight, Wed. Nov. 10 for Saturday
  • Pick-up at Studio Bee lobby at start of the break
BLOCK 32:45PM
PIKES PEAK CENTERGREAT HALL
PIKES PEAK CENTERSTUDIO BEE

Coffee & Cookies

Enjoy complimentary coffee and a sweet treat during the afternoon break.

BLOCK 45PM
PIKES PEAK CENTERGREAT HALL
PIKES PEAK CENTERSTUDIO BEE
DINNER BREAK

Head downtown and grab a bite to eat before heading back to the Pikes Peak Center for AFTER DARK programming.

After Party

Kinship Landing is our official festival hotel and the location for our After Parties. Continue the evening and the conversation over a signature beverage at Kinship’s beautiful restaurant and bar, Homa Cafe + Bar.

november 14

Sunday

BLOCK 211AM
PIKES PEAK CENTERSTUDIO BEE
MIDDAYBREAK
PIKES PEAK CENTERSTUDIO BEE
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BEHIND THE LENS | Filmmaker Panel
1:15PM

 

Taking the Temperature:

A health check on film
during the pandemic
 

 

Box Lunch Icon

STAY & EAT

Grab takeout from a downtown restaurant or pre-order a box lunch from Centerplate Catering to enjoy during the Behind the Lens filmmaker panels. 

  • Each box $15.00 
  • Order by midnight, Thurs. Nov. 10 for Sunday
  • Pick-up at Studio Bee lobby at start of the break
BLOCK 32:30PM
PIKES PEAK CENTERGREAT HALL
PIKES PEAK CENTERSTUDIO BEE
Coffee & Cookies

Enjoy complimentary coffee and a sweet treat during the afternoon break.

BLOCK 44:30PM
PIKES PEAK CENTERGREAT HALL
PIKES PEAK CENTERSTUDIO BEE
November 18-21

Virtual encore

Watch from Home
all Saturday & Sunday Films
+
12 Additional films

Virtual-only films

The entire in-person program is available to watch during the Virtual Encore, with the exception of our Opening Night Film, Writing with Fire. Listed below are the 12 additional films available to Virtual Encore pass holders.

Bangla Surf Girls

Three teenage girls in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh get a rare sense of agency over their lives when they join a surf club and fight insurmountable odds to achieve their dreams.

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Dead Man’s Switch: A Crypto Mystery

Set against the backdrop of the tumultuous and sometimes nefarious world of cryptocurrency, Dead Man’s Switch is a feature length documentary, a cautionary tale, about the short life & mysterious death of QuadrigaCX CEO, Gerald Cotten.

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Downstage

11-year old Aedan prepares for his first solo ballet competition, full of blossoming drive, while seasoned ballet professionals reflect on their own transformative journeys with ballet. Together, they process the challenges and rewards of this demanding art form.

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Guinea Pig Diaries

Guinea Pig Diaries is an unfiltered look into the lives of guinea pigs and the people who adore them, breed them, show them, and rescue them.

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Prognosis: Notes on Living

In PROGNOSIS – notes on living maverick Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Debra Chasnoff is diagnosed with stage-4 breast cancer and faces down injustice as always, with her camera.
With the help of her wife Nancy and their LGBTQ+ family, she traces a journey through the twists and turns of living with cancer. What emerges is a raw, intimate portrait of shifting relationships and identities—a story about holding onto people we love, as we prepare to let them go.

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The Job of Songs

In Doolin, an isolated village teetering on the western edge of Ireland, a community of musicians seek joy and connection through music as they face a modernizing world.

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This is the Way We Rise

THIS IS THE WAY WE RISE is an exploration into the creative process, following native Hawaiianslam poet Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio as her calling to protect sacred sites atopMaunakea, Hawai`i reinvigorates her art.

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Try Harder!

In a world where cool kids are nerds, the orchestra is world class and being Asian American is the norm, seniors at Lowell High School compete for the top prize: admission to the college of their dreams.

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