Career Achievement Award

Shirley MacLaine Headshot_HIGH RES PURPLE



What:The 10th Annual Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) transforms Boulder into a mountain-backdropped Hollywood this Valentine’s Day weekend with an anniversary-infused program, 58 film screenings and a special tribute to Academy Award® winner Shirley MacLaine.

 “A Tribute to Shirley MacLaine” will feature a presentation of the “Career Achievement Award” to Ms. MacLaine and a retrospective of her career, followed by a sure-to-be unforgettable interview with Ms. MacLaine conducted by BIFF special event producer Ron Bostwick. The evening will commence as Ms. MacLaine walks the red carpet in front of the historic Boulder Theater, dazzling fans young and old with her elegance and grace.

Who: Shirley MacLaine’s illustrious career comprises nearly 50 feature films highlighted by an Academy Award® win and six nominations, six Emmy® Awards nominations, seven Golden Globe® Awards – including the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award – and an international best-selling author title. Ms. MacLaine was honored with the prestigious American Film Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award in June of 2012 and Kennedy Center Honors in 2013. Her film credits include “The Apartment,” “Sweet Charity,” “Terms of Endearment,” “Steel Magnolias,” “Postcards from the Edge,” and “Bernie,” among many others.

“We are thrilled to be honoring Ms. MacLaine with our “Career Achievement Award” at the Festival this year,” said Kathy Beeck, BIFF’s Festival Director and co-founder. “She is by far one of the most celebrated and multi-talented actors in Hollywood history and we can’t think of anyone more deserving of this award.”

Tickets for this intimate event are on sale now for $30 at

When: “A Tribute to Shirley MacLaine” Saturday, February 15 at 7:30 p.m.


Boulder Theater
2032 14th St
Boulder, CO 80302

BIFF runs from Feb. 13-16, featuring 58 films from around the world. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit