A fleeting rainbow at Telluride perfectly characterized the way the festival works. Buzz spreads quickly. Crowds swarm around movies they didn't even know about earlier in the week. Days later, it's all over.
Worst case scenario stories at this year's Telluride Film Festival, "Gravity," "12 Years A Slave" and "All Is Lost" provoke moviegoers to contemplate the intense physical and emotional experiences these characters must endure in order to survive.
Two very different films that screened at the Telluride Film Festival today capture the turmoil of adolescence and have festival-goers buzzing.
At most festivals, top contemporary filmmakers compete with each other for the attention of audiences. At the annual Telluride Film Festival, this year celebrating its 40th Anniversary, today's auteurs are up against the history of cinema.
Media investigations have discovered the identity of the mysterious director behind the anti-Islamic film; IFC picks up Noah Baumbach's Frances Ha (NYFF Main Slate) and more acquisition news from Toronto.
David O. Russell's latest wows and The Place Beyond the Pines finds distribution during a busy first weekend at Toronto; the New York Times previews the fall arts season; the first edition of the indie-focused La Di Da Film Festival approaches and more!