VIRTUAL Film Festival

2021 Film Festival

SAVE THE DATE – May 20th, 2021 for this year’s Film Festival.

Location: Holiday Twin Drive-In Theatre, 2206 S Overland Trail, Fort Collins, CO 80526
Time: 8:30pm – 10pm
Tickets: Very limited space is available.  Tickets must be purchased in advance.  Ticket sales start on April 5th at 10am.

2021 Film Festival Contest

The Arc of Larimer County is looking for short films about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities from Larimer County and Colorado.
The winning submission will be shown with special honors at The Arc of Larimer County’s Film Festival on May 20th, 2021.

Be funny, be serious, but mostly be creative to win the $500 prize!


– Films should be approximately 2-10 minutes in length
– All films must be submitted by April 26th, 2021.
– For a full copy of contest rules, more information, or to submit a film, please contact filmfestival@arclc.org

Previous Film Festival Contest Winners:


The Arc of Larimer County’s annual film festival works to dispel stereotypes about individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The event features a variety of short films from a variety of filmmakers.  Some films are humorous, some are serious, but all work to spread awareness.


Thank you to our generous sponsors of our 8th Annual Film Festival in 2020!

Platinum Sponsors: North Forty News and Scene Magazine

Gold Sponsors: Northern Colorado Down Syndrome Association, Walmart, arc Thrift Stores, and Autism Home Support Services

Silver Sponsors: The Arc of Colorado, Blue Foundation, 1st Bank, CSU Student Disability Center, Foothills Gateway, Overture and Array, Old Town Media, Old Town Computers, CSU Human Development and Family Studies, and the Bohemian FoundationBronze Sponsors: CSU Occupational Therapy, Rachel Bedard, Ph.D., Good Day Pharmacy, and CSU Political Science