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"The mission of the Arts and Cultural Enrichment (ACE) Committee is to organize programs and events that expose our communities to new experiences, cultures, and viewpoints. ACE provides access to the arts and fosters a spirit of inquiry, creativity, and reflection at Great Basin College."


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Arts & Cultural Enrichment Committee

Experience the Unexpected!

The annual GBC Film Festival and other artistic ACE projects are funded, in part, by grants from the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and the WESTAF TourWest grant program. The ACE Committee is also responsible for the Argentum literary magazine. Visit the Argentum web page and learn how you can contribute your own literary and artistic talents.

Have an idea for new events? Want to help? Contact Angie de Braga at 775-753-2231 for more information!

Current and Upcoming Events

Films You’ll See Nowhere Else

For the 14th consecutive year, the public will have the chance to enjoy the annual Great Basin College Film Festival. This unique event showcases films that never made it to local theaters, including a list of Oscar Nominated Short Films and three culturally diverse, critically acclaimed, feature-length movies.

Film selections are underway!

The 14th annual Elko GBC Film Festival will be:

  • Thursday January 31st a special screening of The Rider along with the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering.
  • Thursday February 14 at the Western Folklife Center this years Oscar Nominated Shorts (subject TBA)
  • Friday February 15 at the Western Folklife Center this years Oscar Nominated Shorts (subject TBA)
  • Saturday February 16 at the Western Folklife Center this years Oscar Nominated Shorts (subject TBA)
  • Friday February 22 at the GBC theater (film TBA)
  • Saturday February 23 at the GBC theater (film TBA)
  • Ticket prices for Jan. 31 are $10 with free admittance for day pass holders to poetry gathering.
  • Ticket prices for the Oscar screenings are $10ea or $25 for all three nights.
  • Ticket prices for Feb. 22 & 23 are $10, $7 for students & seniors.

Festival Sponsors include:

  • Jan King & Dr. David Hogle

Culinary Sponsors include:

  • Pizza Barn
  • Double Dice
  • Garibaldi's
  • Two Sisters
  • Arbillaga Catering

For more information call (775) 753-1533.



For More Information Contact

Angie de Braga
ACE Committee Chairman
Great Basin College

Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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