On the Hill: Sneak preview | AspenTimes.com

On the Hill: Sneak preview

Aspen Times Staff

The Aspen Skiing Co. and Nissan want to help you get in the mood … for ski season.Aspen will host screenings of new ski and snowboard flicks, parties with some of the hot skiers and riders in the movies, and the filmmakers themselves during an event called the Meeting. Nissan will present the event Sept. 22-25.The Meeting will feature ski flicks from a new crop of filmmakers, including “War” from Poor Boyz Productions, “Pop Yer Bottlez!” from Poor Boyz Productions and the Bigger Picture, “Paradox” from Standard Films, “The Tangerine Dream” from Teton Gravity Research, “The Community Project” from 1242 Productions and the Community, and “Shanghai Six” from Level 1 Productions. Tickets are now on sale in Aspen at the Wheeler Opera House and the Belly Up. Tickets are $5 per showing, and a $20 all-showing pass will be available in limited quantity.The flicks will premiere before they make the preseason circuit.”The weekend is a dream come true for everyone to get excited about the onset of winter, with every movie showing before they go on tour,” the Aspen Skiing Co. website says. “There will be nightly parties around town and fun during the day with golf, skating and everything else Aspen has to offer.”For more information on the event, consult the Skico’s website at http://www.aspensnowmass.com.