Festival in the Community with the Manitou Art Center


Saturday, November 5, 2022

Manitou Art Center
513 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Film program begins at 6:30pm

The Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival is proud to expand our film screenings with Festival in the Community, where we host free screenings of select films leading up to the festival. It’s a chance to sneak a peek before the Festival, plus a great opportunity to introduce your friends to the wonderful and thought-provoking films the Rocky Mountain Women’s Film brings to the Pikes Peak region.

The following films will be presented in partnership with the Manitou Art Center.

THE AUTOMAT:  Featuring an original new song written and performed by Mel Brooks, THE AUTOMAT, which Premiered at the 2021 Telluride Film Festival tells the 100-year story of the iconic restaurant chain Horn & Hardart, the inspiration for Starbucks, where generations of Americans ate and drank coffee together at communal tables. From the perspective of former customers entertainer Mel Brooks, Starbucks founder Howard Schultz, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Secretary of State Colin Powell, the Horns, the Hardarts, and key employees – we watch a business climb to its peak success and then grapple with fast food in a forever changed America. (79 min)