It can be overwhelming to navigate the wide variety of films and panels that run February 13 through 16 at the tenth annual Boulder International Film Festival. Luckily you can't go wrong, says director and co-founder Kathy Beeck. The common thread is good storytelling. From the free Youth Pavilion to the Call to Action Program committed to social justice, the festival is packed with tons of interesting programming, including action-inspiring documentaries, comedies and panel discussions.
|Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rises is just one of many films playing at this year's Boulder International Film Festival. |
"We always say that film has the power to change the world," says Beeck. "You can get inspired to act, you can get inspired to volunteer, you can learn something, you can be entertained. This is really the best program we've ever had." In advance of the festival, we had Beeck choose five of her favorite films. Here they are:
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