Vail Film Festival returns April 5-8, 2018

2018 marks the 15th annual Vail Film Festival held in Vail, Colorado. This year’s event will celebrate women filmmakers including 37 female directors, 34 female writers, 50 female producers, and 49 films. The films will include a variety of documentary, narrative, short and student films. In addition to screenings, there are workshops, discussions and a hospitality lounge pass holders will have access to. CineBistro at Solaris will be hosting 3-4 films to be viewed each day of the festival.

General admission tickets to individual films are sold 20 minutes before each film. However, a $50 festival pass is available for purchase which will allow you access to all film screenings before individual ticket holders, access to the opening night film, closing night film, festival award ceremony, hospitality lounge and panel discussions. Passes will not be mailed and will be available for pick up at Hotel Talisa at the Cascade Theater. To secure your pass in advance or for more information, please visit

Thursday, April 5
Opening night film at 7:30pm
Opening night party at La Tour from 10:00pm – 12:00am

Friday, April 6
Film Screening: 1:00pm – 10:30pm
Hospitality Lounge: 12:30pm-5:00pm
Women in Film Panel Discussion: 2:00pm – 3:30pm at the Mountain Haus in Vail Village
Filmmaker Reception: 4:30pm – 6:00pm at the 10th Mountain Whiskey in Vail Village

Saturday, April 7
Film Screenings: 1:00pm – 10:30pm
Hospitality Lounge: 12:30-5:00pm
“Shoot from the Heart” Workshop with Diane Bell: 1:00 – 3:00pm at the Mountain Haus in Vail Village
Awards Ceremony: 7:45pm
Closing Night Film: 8:15pm
Closing Night Party: 9:30pm – 12:00am at Larkspur in Golden Peak

Sunday, April 8
Film Screenings: 1:00pm – 9:00pm
Hospitality Lounge: 12:30pm-4:00pm