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When The Credits Roll

By Jill C Brooke Festival Director Flatirons Food Film Festival Telluride Wine Festival   Do you sit through all the credits? Most fans of Fantasy/SciFi films do. This is particularly true of the films in the Marvel Comic Universe (MCU). Most of the films have a teaser, a cliffhanger, or introduce a character that will star in the next film. I like a little heads up from reviewers and friends if […]

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In Tune, An Honest Conversation For Musicians and Mental Health

  Fort Collins Music Association and The Colorado Sound come together to present In Tune, a safe space for creatives to open up about mental health. This is just the beginning of the conversation with the hope it’s a continual series. In Tune is at The Lyric on September 23 at 6 pm. Snacks, a film, an open forum discussion with a few local musicians who have gone through their […]

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ACT Human Rights Film Festival returns to Fort Collins 

On Friday, April 5, the fourth annual ACT Human Rights Film Festival returns to Fort Collins for a nine-day run, closing the evening of Saturday, April 13. A Kick-off and Tapping Party will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, at Odell Brewing Company, featuring sneak peeks of films and a special beer brewed for the festival. “We are thrilled to include short films in our 2019 program,” […]

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Inaugural BIFF Fort Collins Film Festival Kicks Off March 8

Festival Event to Feature Films, Live Local Music, Post-film Call2Actions with Local Nonprofits   Northern Coloradans will have a stimulating new way to spend a cozy winter weekend when the Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) brings a showcase to Fort Collins on March 8-9. According to its co-founder (with her sister) and director Kathy Beeck, the acclaimed BIFF’s expansion to Fort Collins highlights the organization’s desire to broaden the reach […]

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Why write about culture?

When you go to a concert, read a book, attend a poetry reading, take a trip to the theater or visit a museum, I like to think that you’re starting a conversation with an artist. They’ve created this outpouring of creativity to try to reach your heart, your mind, yes, even your soul. If they succeed, you’ve been moved and you want to share that experience with others. That water-cooler […]

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 Beautiful Boy, Boy Erased, and Ben is Back 

As we head into awards season, there’s one sure bet. At least one film about a young man facing a crisis will be garnering nominations — and possibly all three. “Beautiful Boy,” “Boy Erased,” and “Ben is Back” not only love the letter B. They all explore families struggling with addiction or homosexuality as they try to find a way to love their son while his actions threaten to destroy […]