ASPEN FILM ISIS THEATRE

After 43 years of bringing cinema, dialogue and community engagement to the Roaring Fork Valley through Aspen Filmfest, Aspen Academy Screenings, Aspen Shortsfest, Indie Showcases, FilmEducates and partnerships with other organizations, Aspen Film has solidified a permanent home for our programming. In October 2022, Aspen Film exercised an option to acquire this iconic property and has engaged Bow Tie Management, a professional commercial movie theater operations company, to handle theater operations.

Aspen Film, in conjunction with Bow Tie Management, are thrilled to continue the tradition of showing movies in downtown Aspen. As we forge ahead, we are committed to bringing you an exciting mix of first-run releases, independent film and other thought-provoking programming.

TICKET PRICING

GENERAL ADMISSION
Adult – $15
Senior (Over 65) – $14
Child (Under 12) – $14

MATINEE
General Admission – $12.5
Senior/Child – $11.5

TUESDAYS
All Ages, All Shows – $7

ASPEN FILM MEMBERS

One of the many benefits of being an Aspen Film Member, is discounted admission to regular screenings at the Isis Theatre. This includes major blockbuster and commercial film releases, as well independent films, documentaries and music films and other content presented by Aspen Film.

Adult – $14 / $11.5 Matinee
Senior – $13 / $10.5 Matinee

No additional Aspen Film Member discount on Tuesdays


PROGRAMMING AT THE ISIS THEATRE

Indie Showcase

Monthly series curated by Aspen Film, featuring edgier and independent fare. FREE for our members.

Aspen Film Presents

As part of our year-round programming, we partner with local and national organizations to show thought provoking films.

Festival Screenings

Aspen Film presents three World-Class Film Festivals per year, which include screenings at the Isis Theatre.

Rent the Isis!

Aspen Film rents out the Isis Theatre for private events, public screenings, and partnerships. If you’re interested in renting out a screen at the theater, please fill out the form and someone from our team will get in touch.

FAQ

Where does the name Isis Theatre come from?

In 1912, The Webber Building in downtown Aspen was converted into a movie house by the Aspen Women’s Civic Improvement League. They showed silent films, held minstrel shows and nicknamed the space the Isis Theatre in deference to the goddess Isis.

Isis was the Egyptian Goddess of Magic. She was originally associated with the throne of Egypt, which contained magical power because it could turn a prince into a king. Later, Isis “absorbed the attributes of most other goddesses and some gods and became a supreme deity, famous for her curing and redemptive powers” (Lesko, 155)

Can I rent a screen at the Isis Theatre?

Yes you can! All screens are available for rental. The rates are as follows:

  • $1,500 for any theater in evening, $1,000 for matinees
  • Birthday parties – flat $500 fee for up to 25 people (if more $12/additional head) done outside of theater operating hours

Can I rent the Isis Theatre for my event or birthday party?

Yes! All screens at the Isis are available for rent. Please contact isistheater4@bowtiemgmt.com in order to submit a formal rental request.

How many people does each theater hold?

There are 4 theaters within the building, with a total capacity of 362. 

  • Theater #2 seats 150
  • Theater #3 seats 75
  • Theater #4 seats 75
  • Theater #5 seats 62

What kinds of concessions are available at the theater?

Our concessions include a variety of candies, popcorn, and sodas.

What Special Needs accommodations are available at the theatre?

Coming soon…


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News

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