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Congressman, Freedom Rider, and the conscience of Congress—those are some of the descriptors given to John Lewis by past and present political leaders interviewed as part of the documentary “John Lewis: Good Trouble.” The film premiered July 3, and Aspen Film is currently streaming the documentary on its site.

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Audiences who missed this year's Shortsfest from Aspen Film can tune in over Memorial Day weekened to catch the festival winners. Films will be available via a single online streaming platform, and viewers can catch all nine short films in one sitting, or watch in segments.

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COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on arts and entertainment schedules across the world; the Roaring Fork Valley is no exception. Neither is Aspen Film, which had to stream its annual ShortsFest due to the virus. During ShortsFest, the organization typically runs Making Movies Matter, an in-class program that connects filmmakers to local students. 

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The documentary "Sustainable Nation," which explores global water scarcity, comes to Aspen for a screening this weekend hosted by Aspen Center For Environmental Studies, or ACES, and Aspen Film.

 

The film looks at how solutions forged in Israel could help other areas facing a water crisis.

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At the 28th annual Academy Screenings, which run Saturday through Tuesday, Aspen audiences can catch films likely to be Oscar contenders this year.

The festival opens Saturday with “Bombshell,” starring Nicole Kidman, Charlize Theron and Margot Robbie as news anchors who came forward about sexual harassment by Fox News creator Roger Ailes.

While that hit theatres in December, Aspen Film’s executive and artistic director Susan Wrubel says Academy Screenings offers an early look at a number of other films.