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

    Yesterday

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  • Unpublished Photos of Hanna-Barbera Making ‘The Flintstones’

    2 days 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…

  • Werner Herzog Talks About His Latest Film: ‘Queen Of The Desert’

    1 week ago.

    Here's several excerpts from an article in The Playlist about Werner Herzog's latest film, "Queen of The Desert."  A film that just might premier at this year's Telluride Film Festival. German filmmaker Werner Herzog is on the brain today. The…

  • SPARKfilms: “Fantasia” in Mountain Village

    1 week 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…

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

    4 weeks 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

    4 weeks 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…

  • Film Critic Kenneth Turan Picks 54 Films That Are 'Not To Be Missed'

    1 month ago.

    If you're a film buff, like me, you'll love the podcast and article  that the NPR Staff put together with film critic Kenneth Turan. You normally hear Los Angeles Times and Morning Edition film critic Kenneth Turan reviewing new movies,…

  • '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…

  • 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…

  • Telluride Film Fest: Sunday at the Palm Presents "African Cats"

    3 months ago.

    Celebrate Earth Week with the Disneynature documentary "African Cats," narrated by Samuel L. Jackson.   The film follows a pride of lions and a family of cheetahs living and surviving on the African savannah. Released on Earth Day, April 22, 2011, a percentage…

  • 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…

  • And the Winner Is….

    4 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

    4 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…

  • Wilkinson Library: "The Piano," March 3

    4 months ago.

    Telluride Film Festival, San Miguel Resource Center and Wilkinson Public Library Collaborate for March Cinematheque  The Telluride Film Festival, the San Miguel Resource Center and Wilkinson Public Library are pleased to present March’s edition Cinematheque, a collaboration that brings Festival-quality…

  • Sunday at the Palm: "Mary Poppins"

    5 months ago.

    “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!”  The Telluride Film Festival’s Sunday at the Palm series is pleased to present the classic, five-time Oscar-winner (including Best Actress) on the big screen. MARY POPPINS has been remastered and re-released from the Disney Vault in celebration of the 50-year…