The 41st Telluride Film Festival: Into the Dark—and the Light

by Risa Nye 

Before you arrive in Telluride on Labor Day weekend for the Telluride Film Festival, the only thing you know for sure is that you’re in for an action-packed event. You’ll be staying in one of the prettiest places you’ll ever see, but you can’t wait to go sit in the dark for hours with a bunch of strangers who share your passion for movies. Continue reading

The Telluride Film Festival 2014

by Gary Meyer

Labor Day, 1975.  I had heard so much about this unique little festival in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado after their first year that it seemed I could not miss it. The second festival featured a selection of new international movies and a healthy menu of classics including silents with live music plus tributes to classic American director Henry King, actor Jack Nicholson, and German director Werner Herzog. It proved to be a weekend full of great movies and an opportunity to meet not only other film lovers but the artists themselves away from any hint of Hollywood hype. Continue reading