• Telluride Film Fest: No Pass? Don’t Pass, 2015

    14 hours ago.

    “No matter what kind of year I have had, if I come to Telluride, it’s been a good year,” Werner Herzog.     Lights! Camera! Action! The 42nd annual Telluride Film Festival officially begins with the start of Labor Day weekend, Friday, 9/4 –…

  • Mountainfilm: Special Screening, “The Diplomat"

    1 week ago.

    On August 26, Telluride Mountainfilm will screen "The Diplomat,” a film by Mountainfilm festival director David Holbrooke. Two screenings at Nugget Theatre, 6 p.m.p.m. & 8:30 p.m. (Tickets, $15 for adults and $10 for children, go on sale 30 minutes prior to the show.)  …

  • First Trailer for “The Hateful Eight” Out

    2 weeks ago.

    My Huff Post feed this morning included a short blog by Stephanie Marcus, Entertainment Editor. The subject: Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight,” which, as locals know– we hung with cast members, fed them in our restaurants, sacrificed virgins to the…

  • Cinematheque, “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure"

    4 weeks ago.

    Monday, August 3, 6p.m., Wilkinson Public Library (5:30pm for pre-SHOW reception). FREE TO ALL. The Telluride Film Festival and Wilkinson Public Library are thrilled to present PEE-WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE (1985, 91 minutes, Rated PG), the final installment of the GRAND ADVENTURES series…

  • Telluride Film Fest: Durieux 2015 Poster Artist

    2 months ago.

    The 42nd Telluride Film Festival presented by National Film Preserve LTD., proudly announces illustrator Laurent Durieux as its 2015 poster artist. Telluride Film Festival’s prestigious annual gathering for film industry insiders, cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers, and critics takes place every Labor…

  • Cinematheque,“Thelma & Louise,” Welcomes Special Guest

    3 months ago.

    Telluride Film Festival Cinematheque at the Wilkinson Public Library – Summer Series. This Monday’s Cinematheque welcomes a very special guest - Glory Fioramonti, Susan Sarandon's stunt double in “Thelma & Louise." The Telluride Film Festival and Wilkinson Public Library are thrilled to…

  • 8th Annual Children’s Film Fest

    3 months ago.

    Telluride Film Festival Sunday at the Palm Presents: 8th annual Children’s Film Festival. All kids and kids-at-heart are invited to attend the event. This year's presentation will include a selection of short films from the Chicago International Children's Film Festival. “For…

  • Mountainfilm: WTF Evolution?

    3 months ago.

     While in New York, we visited the Museum of Natural History not just for the dinosaur room, but this time specifically for a show entitled “Life at the Limits: Extreme Creatures,” about gaining an understanding about how and why weird and…

  • Telluride Film Fest: Call for Entries

    4 months ago.

    Telluride Film Festival (September 4-7, 2015), 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, 2015. Film Entry Form is available for download…

  • Telluride Film Fest: 2015 Guest Director Announced

    5 months ago.

    Telluride Film Festival, presented by National Film Preserve LTD., is proud to announce its 2015 Guest Director, Rachel Kushner. The award-winning author is set to select a series of films to present at the 42nd Telluride Film Festival running over…

  • Sunday at the Palm: Sound of Music

    5 months ago.

    The Telluride Film Festival’s Sunday at the Palm series is pleased to present classic, five-time Oscar winner (including Best Director and Best Director), THE SOUND OF MUSIC, on the big screen. "It's like a breath of fresh air every time…

  • Pinhead: Free Movie Screenings 3/2 & 3/3/2015

    6 months ago.

    Pinhead Scholar hosting stop-motion animated features, with Q&A, at the Steaming Bean Thanks to a guest from the non-profit organization’s “Scholars in the Schools” program, the Pinhead Institute is able to offer the community two special animated features: “ParaNorman” and “The Boxtrolls." The films…

  • “Birdman” Flies at Oscars

    6 months ago.

    Since we are talking Oscars and “Birdman” in the same sentence, I gotta crow. Here’s the lead to my review of the 41st annual Telluride Film Festival. It’s a bird. It’s a plane – not. It’s “Birdman,” a winged version of Superman and…

  • And the Winner Is... “Boyhood” or “Birdman”?

    6 months ago.

    Google the Oscars. The same story pops up everywhere: Best guess it’s Richard Linklater’s “Boyhood” versus Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s “Birdman,” which opened in North America to raves at the 41st Telluride Film Festival.” Does it all really come down to heart…

  • SPARKy Productions: SPARKfilms, Telluride Library & Palm

    6 months ago.

    Very special SPARKfilms presentations Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, February 24 – 26. Next week SPARKy is hosting three big screen events. The National Theatre of Great Britain’s NT LIVE series presents a new production of the classic, “Treasure Island.” The…

  • Film Fest’s Sunday at the Palm: "A Letter to Momo"

    6 months ago.

    The Telluride Film Festival presents a not-to-be-missed Japanese animated masterpiece at this month’s free community "Sunday at the Palm” screening. Hiroyuki Okiura’s "A LETTER TO MOMO" was hailed as “stunning!” by Variety, and is made possible in part by New York-based distributors, GKids,…