Interview: aspenFilm's Laura Thielen on Aspen ShortsFestEven as the ski season winds down and well-heeled hordes of winter tourists vacate Aspen's streets, Aspen Film is kicking off one of three annual festivals. Aspen ShortsFest celebrates the art and artifice of short films. The international competition plays out in10 programs over 5 days starting tomorrow at the Wheeler Opera House. Carbondale's Crystal Theater will present two programs of shorts repeated each day on Friday and Saturday.The competition's top finishers will have a shot at Oscar nominations.
For 15 years Laura Thielen has led the non-profit. She spoke to KDNK's Marilyn Gleason about the coming week's entertainment.