Kicking off tomorrow for just four days, the Telluride Film Festival is nice precursor to the North American fall film festivals including Toronto and New York. They’ve unveiled their first line-up in press release and it is surprise free. Last year, they had the premiere of Peter Weir’s The Way Back, with no other festival showing the bleak adventure drama.
This year it is mostly titles headed to Toronto the next week including David Cronenberg‘s A Dangerous Method, Steve McQueen‘s Shame, Alexander Payne‘s The Descendants, Martin Scorsese‘s George Harrison doc, as well as Cannes titles like Pina, The Artist, Footnote, Le Havre and We Need To Talk About Kevin. Check out the line-up below.
Telluride, CO (September 1, 2011) – Telluride Film Festival (September 2-5, 2011), presented by the National Film Preserve, announces its program for the 38th Telluride Film Festival. Featuring diverse programming from around the globe, TFF once again sets the stage for some of the year’s most highly anticipated films.
TFF opens its 38th year with over twenty-five new feature films plus special artist tributes, Guest Director programs selected by Caetano Veloso, Backlot programs, classics and restorations, shorts, student films, seminars and conversations, each introduced or proceeded with a Q&A by its filmmaker, actors, writer or producer. Telluride Film Festival opens Friday, September 2 and runs through Labor Day, Monday, September 5.
38th Telluride Film Festival is proud to present the following new feature films to play in its main program, the ‘SHOW’:
· ALBERT NOBBS (d. Rodrigo Garcia, U.S., 2011)
· THE ARTIST (d. Michel Hazanavicius, France, 2011)
· BECOMING BERT STERN (d. Shannah Laumeister, U.S., 2011)
· BITTER SEEDS (d. Micha X. Peled, U.S., 2011)
· BONSÁI (d. Cristián Jiménez, Chile, 2011)
· A DANGEROUS METHOD (d. David Cronenberg, U.K.-Switzerland-U.S.-Canada, 2011)
· THE DESCENDANTS (d. Alexander Payne, U.S., 2011)
· DIANA VREELAND: THE EYE HAS TO TRAVEL (d. Lisa Immordino-Vreeland, U.S., 2011)
· FOOTNOTE (d. Joseph Cedar, Israel, 2011)
· THE FORGIVENESS OF BLOOD (d. Joshua Marston, U.S.-Albania-Denmark-Italy, 2011)
· GOODBYE FIRST LOVE (d. Mia Hansen-Løve, France, 2011)
· LE HAVRE (d. Aki Kaurismäki, Finland, 2011)
· HOLLYWOOD DON’T SURF (d. Greg Macgillivray, Sam George, U.S., 2011)
· IN DARKNESS (d. Agnieszka Holland, Poland, 2011)
· INTO THE ABYSS: A TALE OF DEATH, A TALE OF LIFE (d. Werner Herzog, U.S., 2011)
· THE ISLAND PRESIDENT (d. Jon Shenk, U.S., 2011)
· THE KID WITH A BIKE (d. Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Belgium, 2011)
· LIVING IN THE MATERIAL WORLD (d. Martin Scorsese, U.S., 2011)
· PASSERBY (d. Eryk Rocha, Brazil, 2011)
· PERDIDA (d. Viviana García Besné, Mexico, 2011)
· PINA (d. Wim Wenders, Germany, 2011)
· A SEPARATION (d. Asghar Farhadi, Iran, 2011)
· SHAME (d. Steve McQueen, U.K., 2011)
· THE STORY OF FILM: AN ODYSSEY (d. Mark Cousins, U.K., 2011)
· TARGET (d. Alexander Zeldovich, Russia, 2011)
· THE TURIN HORSE (d. Béla Tarr, Hungary, 2011)
· THE WAY HOME (d. Dr. Biju, India, 2010)
· WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN (d. Lynne Ramsey, U.K., 2011)