• Telluride Film Fest 2017: Poster Artist, Lance Rutter

    3 weeks ago.

    Presented by National Film Preserve LTD., the Telluride Film Festival, a prestigious annual gathering for film industry insiders, cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers, and critics, takes place every Labor Day weekend in the picturesque town of Telluride, Colorado. The 44th edition of TFF runs September…

  • Telluride Film Fest: Josh Oppenheimer is 2017 Guest Director

    1 month ago.

    Telluride Film Festival, presented by National Film Preserve LTD., is proud to announce its 2017 Guest Director, Joshua Oppenheimer. The award-winning documentarian is set to select a series of films to present at the 44th Telluride Film Festival running over…

  • TFF Cinematheque: “Y Tu Mama Tambien,” 6/13

    2 months ago.

    Telluride Film Festival Cinematheque is a collaboration between the Telluride Film Festival and Wilkinson Public Library. The next screening in the Road Trip Series is “Y Tu Mama Tambien.” (Rated R.) Tuesday, June 13, 6 p.m. Free to all. Scroll down to watch the…

  • Mountainfilm: “Marcellus Shale"

    2 months ago.

    Mountainfilm, The Talking Band (from New York) and Telluride Theatre present "Marcellus Shale." The production takes place during Mountainfilm on Sunday, May 28, 4:15 p.m. at The Off-Width (aka Black Box Theatre at the Palm). After the Fest, enjoy “Marcellus Shale” Tuesday,…

  • TFF's Tuesdays at the Palm

    4 months ago.

    Tuesdays at the Palm is presented by The Telluride Film Festival and Palm Arts. "Phantom Boy," (2015), is rated PG; running time is 84 minutes. Show time is Tuesday, April 18, at 2:15 p.m. Scroll down to watch the trailer. The…

  • Telluride Film Fest Cinematheque: "Five Easy Piece," 4/3

    4 months ago.

    Telluride Film Festival Cinematheque is collaboration between The Telluride Film Festival and Wilkinson Public Library. On Monday, April 3, 6 p.m., the featured film is FIVE EASY PIECES (1970), part of the "Road Trip" series. Free to all. Scroll down to…

  • Telluride Mountainfilm: Hosting Special Guests for 3/23 Screening

    5 months ago.

    Sierra Quitiquit and Coffin Nachtmahr are in person for Telluride Mountainfilm screenings, March 23, 6 p.m., at the Telluride Conference Center in Mountain Village. Tickets, $20  for adults; $15 for children, are available online here or at the door. Scroll down to watch…

  • TFF's Tuesdays at the Palm, "The Red Balloon"

    5 months ago.

    Tuesdays at the Palm is presented by the Telluride Film Festival and Palm Arts, 2:15 p.m. Free to all. "The Red Balloon" (1956) and "The White Mane" (1953) are perfect for all ages. Running time (for both films) is 74 minutes.…

  • No Gaffs Here, Telluride Film Fest Wins Big at Oscars – Again

    5 months ago.

    Was the award for Oscar's Best Picture really a surprise (after ugh, the other surprise)? The drum beat started right after the Telluride Film Fest ended: “Moonlight” was immediately in the limelight, critics on their knees over the film. In a recent think piece…

  • TFF & Oscars 2017: "What Does It Really Mean to Win Best Picture?"

    5 months ago.

    I know, I know. The directors of the Telluride Film Festival are all about the art, not the business, of filmmaking. The event celebrates the finest "ribbons of dreams.” In other words, it is not a horse race, all about picking a winner. But historically…

  • TFF: Tuesdays at The Palm

    5 months ago.

    The Telluride Film Festival, Palm Arts, and the Telluride School District join forces in an effort to bring great cinema to students and their families, as well as to the community of Telluride. The long-running Sunday at the Palm series…

  • 2017 Oscar Nominations Announced

    6 months ago.

    Guess which film festival premiered (or featured the North American premiere) four of the nine movies nominated for Best Picture. Yes, of course, the Telluride Film Festival, which screened “La La Land,” “Manchester by the Sea,” “Moonlight” and “Arrival.” The following is…

  • Another Perspective On the Oscars: What Species of Film Should Win This Year?

    7 months ago.

    Post-election are we looking for movies that make us feel good - or good movies that make us think more deeply about our world? Or both? Is the choice between heart and mind a fair and reasonable debate? Writing for the Huff…

  • Telluride Film Fest & Library: Buena Vista Social Club, 1/2/17

    7 months ago.

    Telluride Film Festival's Cinematheque is collaboration between 
The Telluride Film Festival and Wilkinson Public Library. BUENTA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB  (1997) screens Monday, January 2, 6 p.m. at the Wilkinson Public Library. Rated G, 105 minutes. FREE TO ALL. Scroll down for…

  • Telluride Film Fest: The Oscar Race, Post-Election

    8 months ago.

    Over Labor Day weekend, the Telluride Film Festival did its thing, celebrating the art, not the business, of filmmaking in grand style. But the business of films inevitably rears its head, especially in the run-up to Oscar season. Among the…

  • TFF Cinematheque: “This Is Spinal Tap,” 12/5

    8 months ago.

    Telluride Film Festival Cinematheque is collaboration between Film Fest and the Wilkinson Public Library. FREE program on Monday, December 5, 6 p.m. at the library is THIS IS SPINAL TAP, 82 minutes. In a 2001 re-review of the 1984 rock classic, critic Roger Ebert…