WHEELER OPERA HOUSE
Join 5Point Adventure Film Festival as we kick off 2019 in Aspen on January 18 and 19, at the historic Wheeler Opera House. This year, we bring two nights of programming and an additional program on Saturday afternoon for the young and young at heart. Ski and snow films intertwined with 5Point’s classic mix of non-ski adventure films are sure to leave you on the edge of your seat and ready to live your best story in 2019. Hosted with special guests attending.
Tickets and VIP all-access passes available at aspenshowtix.com or Wheeler Box Office 970-920-5770
(Reception | 5:30p)
All-Inclusive Pass | $150
5Point Adventure Film Festival kicks off the new year with a VIP reception at the Wheeler Opera House. Catch up with friends, meet our new Executive Director, and be the first to bid on some great silent auction items and gear. Enjoy nibbles and libations with a special tasting from our partner, Stranahan Whiskey! The all-inclusive pass includes access to the opening reception, reserved seating for all programs, and the added benefit as a Friend of 5Point to receive early notification and access to purchase tickets for the Flagship Festival in April. A portion of sales will be donated to Valley Settlement, a non-profit organization which supports and enhances the lives of immigrants within the community.
(show 7:00p | doors 6:30p)
Ever wonder about the origins of skinning on skis? Or did you sit on the edge of your seat during the nail-biting film, Free Solo, and wonder, what if he fell? What is a common thread between kids from very diverse backgrounds in resort towns? And how can we come together to make our communities a better place for all? Join us for an exciting and thoughtful program of short films that, in true 5Point fashion, shine a light on the human spirit and inspire audiences to live their own adventure and best story. Special guests in attendance.
(show 4:30p | doors 4:00p)
Tickets $15 adults | Free for people <12
Calling the young and young at heart! 5Point’s Youth Adventure Program is sure to inspire, make you laugh, and ignite the kid in each of us. Adventure belongs to all. Free for people 12-years and under. Special guests in attendance.
(show 7:00p | doors 6:30p)
2600 kilometers, 420 dollars, 30 days, 5 bikes, 3 cameras, 2 guitars, 1 voice, and one of the most influential novels of the 20th century – the Bikes of Wrath is a story of adventure, physical struggle, human interaction, cultural commentary and the American Dream. Bikes of Wrath was championed by 5Point’s programming team to receive its world premiere at 5Point Film April 2018, and has since taken home a roster of film festival awards including ‘People’s Choice Award’ – BANFF Mountain Film and Book Festival, Alberta, 2018, ‘Spirit of Adventure’ award – 5Point Film Festival, Colorado, 2018, ‘Best Feature Director’ – Twister Alley, Oklahoma, 2018. As part of Saturday’s guest line-up, the Australian film-making team will be represented and will also talk about their next project inspired by the novel Huckleberry Finn. Join us. Special guests in attendance.
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