• Film Fest Cinematheque at Telluride Library

    12 hours ago.

    Telluride Film Festival Cinematheque at the Wilkinson Public Library  The Telluride Film Festival and Wilkinson Public Library are proud to present Cinematheque, a collaboration that brings Festival-quality films year-round to the community of Telluride. The three-part summer series, entitled “Many Tales,”  has…

  • The Reign Of 'Purple Rain'

    1 week ago.

    30 years ago this weekend, Black music merged into the world of "Rock" thanks to the amazing talent and showmanship of Prince. Prince's semi-autobiographical film, Purple Rain, hit theaters 30 years ago this weekend. Many people went to see it multiple…

  • “The Girls in the Band”: Screening Benefits Resource Center

    1 week ago.

    “It’s a cultural travesty that the women of early jazz...have become a neglected footnote in music history, but Judy Chaikin’s well-researched, buoyantly entertaining documentary portrait could be the corrective,” Aaron Hillis, The Village Voice Until August 26, 1920, women in…

  • Unpublished Photos of Hanna-Barbera Making ‘The Flintstones’

    1 week ago.

    If you're a "Flintstones" fan you're going to love this post by Amid Amidi, the Owner, Publisher and Editer of Cartoon Brew: In November 1960, LIFE magazine published an article about the breakout success of Hanna-Barbera’s seminal primetime animated series…

  • SPARKfilms: “Fantasia” in Mountain Village

    2 weeks ago.

    Tuesday nights in Mountain Village continues its busy summer season. Following this week’s TSRC Town Talk at the Telluride Conference Center at sundown, the next free movie to be screened as part of the Free Lawn Chair Movies series is…

  • The Fall Festival 50: Our Wishlist For The Venice, Telluride And Toronto Film Festivals

    4 weeks ago.

      The Playlist staff has compiled a list of 50 new films that may appear in this Fall's film festival circuit, including the Telluride Film Festival (TIFF).  In addition to a synopsis of each film, the likelihood of the film…

  • Nat Hentoff Is the Subject of David L. Lewis’s Documentary

    1 month ago.

    New York Times writer, Larry Rohter, offers up an exellent article about 89 year old Nat Hentoff, the subject of a new Documentary Film by David L. Lewis. Early in “The Pleasures of Being Out of Step,” a documentary about…

  • Telluride Film Festival Names Guy Maddin, Kim Morgan Guest Directors

    1 month ago.

    Rebecca Keegan, a staff writer covering film at the Los Angeles Times, has reported on the Telluride Film Festival's selection for Guest Director for 2014. It's a job sort of like picking the wine for a table of sommeliers. Canadian…

  • 'Ghostbusters' Returns To Theatres On Labor Day For 30th Anniversary

    1 month ago.

      Kevin Jagernauth reports in Indiewire's "The Playlist," that one of my very favorite films of the 80s' will be returning to the big screen for its 30th anniversary.  Harold Ramis, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver.. and so many…

  • Telluride Film Fest: Nashville at Library

    2 months ago.

    Telluride Film Festival Cinematheque at the Wilkinson Public Library  The Telluride Film Festival and Wilkinson Public Library are pleased to present the next installment of Cinematheque, a collaboration that brings Festival-quality films year-round to the community of Telluride. The newest…

  • Mountainfilm: Kass Brothers' “Emptying the Skies” Screens at Fest

    2 months ago.

    “Emptying the Skies,” Saturday, 8:30p.m. and Sunday, 11:45 a.m., The Nugget Jonathan Franzen is the author of four novels: "Freedom,"  "The Corrections," "Strong Motion" and "The Twenty-Seventh City" – two collections of essays –"Farther Away," "How to Be Alone" –…

  • SPARKy Productions: Telluride Playwright Fest & Lawn Chair Movie Nite

    2 months ago.

    SPARKy Productions is gearing up for its 10th year of organizing the summer program of the Telluride Playwrights Festival. An exciting week of two new staged play readings, a one-man show and improv night are all planned during the week of July 21…

  • 41st Telluride Film Fest: Call for Entries

    3 months ago.

    Telluride Film Festival, (August 29 – September 1, 2014), presented by National Film Preserve, Ltd. announces its Call for Entries in all categories including student, short and feature length films. Submission period begins April 15, 2014. Film Entry Form is…

  • Telluride Film Festival: Passes Now On Sale

    4 months ago.

    Passes to the 41st Telluride Film Festival (August 29-September 1, 2014) are now available for purchase at www.telluridefimfestival.org. The Cinephile Pass - Directed to the serious Cinephile, this pass follows a special menu of unique & often unrepeated programs, including…

  • And the Winner Is….

    5 months ago.

    Well, Telluride.  Judging from the lines at any movie, people who make the popcorn seem to know what they are doing. Apparently so do the people who put together the Telluride Film Festival. Telluride built its acclaim as buzzmeister extraordinaire…

  • Academy Awards Memoriam Tribute: Add Sarah Jones

    5 months ago.

    Sunday night is the Oscars, when Telluride will be in the limelight with the films and actors that got kickstarted at the 2013 Telluride Film Festival: "Inside Llewyn Davis," "12 Years A Slave," "Gravity," Blue is the Warmest Color," "All…