Winter 2018/2019 Film Series

In collaboration with the Crested Butte Film Festival, the Gunnison Arts Center presents a film series featuring a powerful line up of diverse and inspiring films. Film screenings are set in the Gunnison Arts Center’s intimate 63 seat Black Box Theatre located in the historical portion of our building. Full bar & popcorn available.

Music in Film: A Look Inside
Friday, January 11.
Doors 6:30 pm, Film 7:00 pm.

Spend a night at the movies with local film score composer, Samuel Joseph Smythe. Begin the evening with a private viewing of Disney’s ‘Epic Mickey’, Oscar nominated ‘Buzkashi Boys’, and festival winner, ‘Buttons in the Ground’. Stick around for an inside look at the process of writing music for film, followed by a question and answer time with the composer. Appropriate for ages 13+. Black Box Theatre.

Admission: $10/adults, $5/students.

Juliet, Naked
Friday, January 25.
Doors 6:30 pm, Film 7:00 pm.

Annie (the long-suffering girlfriend of Duncan) starts an unlikely romance with once revered singer-songwriter, Tucker Crowe (the subject of Duncan’s musical obsession). Capturing the themes of second chances, regrets and the intoxicating freedom of written correspondence; this film buzzes with introspective conversations, all-too human moments and a terrific soundtrack.
Rated R. Running time: 97 min. Comedy, Drama, Music.

Admission: $10/adults.

Oscar Short Films – Best of the Best!
Animation: Thursday, March 21
Documentary: Friday, March 22
Live Action: Saturday, March 23
Doors 6:30 pm, Film 7:00 pm.

Bringing the world’s best short films to town, in coordination with the Crested Butte Film Festival, the GAC presents the Oscar Nominated Short Films in three categories – documentary, live action, and animation short films. Full bar and popcorn available.
Not yet Rated. Running time: 120 minutes each night.

ADVISORY: Please note that these films are curated by the Oscar nominating committee and some of the films contain controversial themes. We especially want to alert you that the Live Action shorts have a number of challenging films with graphic and violent content. Please check the website to learn more about the films and verify that the content is age appropriate. If you’d like to know more, you can read more about one of the controversial films here.

Admission: $10. Three night pass for $25.

Friday, May 24.
Doors 6:30 pm, Film 7:00 pm.

Timely and wildly entertaining, this film explores friendship and the intersection of race and class set against the backdrop of Oakland. Bursting with energy, style, and humor, this story is infused with the spirit of rap, hip hop, and spoken word. Blindspotting is a provocative hometown love letter that glistens with humanity.
Rated R. Running time:95 min. Comedy, Crime, Drama.

Admission: $10/adults.