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    5 Must-Attend Boulder Film Festivals

    Boulder International Film Festival

    Films, filmmakers and actors from around the world come to Boulder each year for this highly regarded and much-buzzed-about film fest. During four days of screenings, workshops and panels, BIFF presents some of the best new films in international cinema. Plus there's celebrity sightings, CineCHEF (a film-inspired chef competition and dining event) and parties galore. The happens at venues all over town, including the Boulder Theater, ETown Hall and Century 16 movie theater.   

    BIFF Interview

    Boulder Jewish Film Festival 

    The annual Boulder Jewish Film Festival presents a thoughtful, well-selected program each year, exploring the human condition through film and providing audiences with insight into the Jewish experience. It takes place in the state-of-the-art Boulder JCC.

    Boulder Jewish Film Fest Belle and Sebastian

    Photo: From the film "Belle and Sebastian"

    Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema

    Started in 2004 in Boulder, this cutting-edge festival curates and showcases film and video works that integrate dance and cinematography. Screenings of thought-provoking, visually tantalizing dance films happen primarily on the CU campus and the Boedecker Cinema.

    Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema

    Photo: From the film "le passage du temps"

    Flatirons Food Film Festival

    Late September-early October
    Feasts and films. What's better than that? This annual multi-day festival celebrates exceptional culinary cinema. The event is right at home in Boulder, a city known as a leader in the natural foods industry and a hotbed for craft brewing. Come fro film showings, discussions, and food and beverage events in venues such as the Boulder Public Library, CU-Boulder campus and Rayback Collective.

    Flatirons Film Food Festival

    Photo: Chef Heather Carr at Flatirons Food Film Festival

    Adventure Film Festival

    Two days of heart-pounding, dazzling, gasp-worthy films are shown at the historic Boulder Theater and other local venues every year. There's also an Adventure Filmmaker’s Workshop, a kids’ show and a not-to-be-missed street fair that's two blocks long, with over 40 adventure vendors.

    Adventure Film Festival Street Fair