• Best Friend Handbook: Fall Films Not To Miss

    6 days ago.

    My friend Katherine Stuart writes a wonderful blog,”Best Friend Handbook,” everything from fashion and beauty tips to nutrition and recipes – including recipes for success. In this special case, however, she names her picks from the 44th annual Telluride Film Fest. TIO’s…

  • Telluride Film Fest 2017: Another Monster Weekend

    2 weeks ago.

    Asked if he enjoys the process of making films, the sardonic director Guillermo del Toro replied with a wink: “Making movies is like eating a shit sandwich. You get more or less bread, but you always get shit in between.” Immediately, somewhat paradoxically, adding:…

  • Telluride Film Festival: Of Horses And Young Men

    2 weeks ago.

    On Sunday of the 44th annual Telluride Film Festival I separated from Susan and our group. We had been moving in lockstep most of the weekend, but I had to see "Lean On Pete." When I rejoined my companions and…

  • Telluride Film Fest: 2017 Program Lineup

    3 weeks ago.

    Presented by the National Film Preserve, today the Telluride Film Festival announces its official program selections for the 44th edition of theLabor Day Weekend event. TFF’s annual celebration of artistic excellence brings together cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers and artists to discover the…

  • Telluride Film Fest: Josh Oppenheimer is 2017 Guest Director

    3 months 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

    3 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"

    4 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,…

  • Tuesday at the Palm: Chicago International Children’s Film Festival

    4 months ago.

    Tuesdays at the Palm are presented by The Telluride Film Festival, Palm Arts, and the Telluride R1 School District. Chicago International Children’s Film Festival takes place Tuesday, May 9 at 2:15 p.m. Appropriate for the whole family! FREE TO ALL Running time is…

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

    5 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

    6 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"

    6 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.…

  • Telluride Film Fest: “Wild Strawberries,” Library, 3/6

    6 months ago.

    Telluride Film Festival's Cinematheque is collaboration between the Telluride Film Festival and the Wilkinson Public Library. The new series, Road Trip, begins with Ingmar Bergman’s “Wild Strawberries,” (1957, 91 minutes). Program at the Library takes place Monday, March 6, 6 p.m. Scroll…

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

    7 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

    7 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

    8 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…

  • And the Winner Is: Telluride Film Fest Sweeps Golden Globes

    8 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; it is not a horse race, where the goal is to pick a winner. But…