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Telluride Serves Up 27 New Features


Twenty-seven new feature films to screen in the main program

Danny Boyle, Adam Curtis and Rooney Mara to receive Silver Medallion Awards

Telluride, CO (September 3, 2015) – Telluride Film Festival, presented by the National Film Preserve, today announced its official program selections for the 42nd edition of the Telluride Film Festival. TFF’s annual celebration of artistic excellence brings together cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers and artists to discover the best in world cinema in the beautiful mountain town of Telluride, Colorado. TFF will screen over seventy-five feature films, short films and revival programs representing twenty-seven countries, along with special artist Tributes, Conversations, Panels, Student Programs and Festivities. Telluride Film Festival takes place Friday, September 4 – Monday, September 7, 2015.

42nd Telluride Film Festival is proud to present the following new feature films to play in its main program:

– CAROL (d. Todd Haynes, U.S., 2015)

· AMAZING GRACE (d. Sydney Pollack, U.S., 1972/2015)

· ANOMALISA (d. Charlie Kaufman, U.S., 2015)

· BEAST OF NO NATION (d. Cary Fukunaga, U.S., 2015)

· HE NAMED ME MALALA (d. Davis Guggenheim, U.S., 2015)

· STEVE JOBS (d. Danny Boyle, U.S., 2015)

· IXCANUL (d. Jayro Bustamante, Guatemala, 2015)

· BITTER LAKE (d. Adam Curtis, U.K., 2015)

· ROOM (d. Lenny Abrahamson, England, 2015)

· BLACK MASS (d. Scott Cooper, U.S., 2015)

· SUFFRAGETTE (d. Sarah Gavron, U.K., 2015)

· SPOTLIGHT (d. Tom McCarthy, U.S., 2015)

· RAMS (d. Grímur Hákonarson, Iceland, 2015)

· MOM AND ME (d. Ken Wardrop, Ireland, 2015)

· VIVA (d. Paddy Breathnach, Ireland, 2015)

· TAJ MAJAL (d. Nicolas Saada, France-India, 2015)

· SITI (d. Eddie Cahyono, Indonesia, 2015)

· HEART OF THE DOG (d. Laurie Anderson, U.S. 2014)

· 45 YEARS (d. Andrew Haigh, England, 2015)

· SON OF SAUL (d. Lázló Nemes, Hungary, 2015)

· ONLY THE DEAD SEE THE END OF WAR (d. Michael Ware, Bill Guttentag, U.S.- Australia, 2015)

· TAXI (d. Jafar Panahi, Iran, 2015)

· HITCHCOCK/TRUFFAUT (d. Kent Jones, U.S., 2015)

· TIME TO CHOOSE (d. Charles Ferguson, U.S., 2015)

· MARGUERITE (d. Xavier Giannoli, France, 2015)

· TIKKUN (d. Avishai Sivan, Israel, 2015)

· WINTER ON FIRE: UKRAINE’S FIGHT FOR FREEDOM (d. Evgeny Afineevsky, Russia-Ukraine, 2015)

Additional Sneak Previews may play outside the main program and will be announced through the Telluride Film Festival website over the course of the four-day weekend. Visit the TFF website for updates:

The 2015 Silver Medallion Awards, given to recognize an artist’s significant contribution to the world of cinema, go to filmmaker Danny Boyle (TRAINSPOTTING, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE) who will present his latest film, STEVE JOBS; documentary filmmaker Adam Curtis (THE POWER OF NIGHTMARES) who will present his latest work, BITTER LAKE; and actress Rooney Mara (THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO) who will present CAROL. Films will be shown following the on-stage interview and medallion presentation.

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One Response to “Telluride Serves Up 27 New Features”

  1. Doug R says:

    Heard about the permission problem, so no Amazing Grace.

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