Telluride Film Festival: 2017 Lineup Includes ‘Darkest Hour’ and ‘The Shape of Water’

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The proudly secretive Telluride Film Festival gets underway this weekend in the Colorado mountain town. But, Kristopher Tapley of Variety shared the films that are scheduled over the four-day festival:

MAIN PROGRAM
“Arthur Miller: Writer” (d. Rebecca Miller, U.S., 2017)
“Battle of the Sexes” (d. Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton, U.S., 2017)
“Darkest Hour” (d. Joe Wright, U.K., 2017)
“Downsizing” (d. Alexander Payne, U.S., 2017)
“Eating Animals” (d. Christopher Quinn, U.S., 2017)
“Faces Places” (d. Agnes Varda, JR, France, 2017)
“A Fantastic Woman” (d. Sebastián Lelio, Chile-U.S.-Germany-Spain, 2017)
“Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool” (d. Paul McGuigan, U.K., 2017)
“First Reformed” (d. Paul Schrader, U.S., 2017)
“First They Killed My Father” (d. Angelina Jolie, U.S.-Cambodia, 2017)
“Foxtrot” (d. Samuel Maoz, Israel, 2017)
“Hostages” (d. Rezo Gigineishvili, Georgia-Russia-Poland, 2017)
“Hostiles” (d. Scott Cooper, U.S., 2017)
“Human Flow” (d. Ai Weiwei, U.S.-Germany, 2017)
“The Insult” (d. Ziad Doueiri, France-Lebanon, 2017)
“Lady Bird” (d. Greta Gerwig, U.S., 2017)
“Land of the Free” (d. Camilla Magid, Denmark-Finland, 2017)
“Lean on Pete” (d. Andrew Haigh, U.K.-U.S., 2017)
“Loveless” (d. Andrey Zvyagintsev, Russia-France-Belgium-Germany, 2017)
“Love, Cecil” (d. Lisa Immordino Vreeland, U.S., 2017)
“Loving Vincent” (d. Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman, U.K.-Poland, 2017)
“A Man of Integrity” (d. Mohammad Rasoulof, Iran, 2017)
“The Other Side of Hope” (d. Aki Kaurismäki, Finland, 2017)
“The Rider” (d. Chloé Zhao, U.S., 2017)
“The Shape of Water” (d. Guillermo del Toro, U.S., 2017)
“Tesnota” (d. Kantemir Balagov, Russia, 2017)
“The Venerable W.” (d. Barbet Schroeder, France-Switzerland, 2017)
“The Vietnam War” (d. Ken Burns, Lynn Novick, U.S., 2017)
“Wormwood” (d. Errol Morris, U.S., 2017)
“Wonderstruck” (d. Todd Haynes, U.S., 2017)

Netflix announced they will debut two documentary short films, “Heroin(e)” and “Long Shot.”

Guest Director Joshua Oppenheimer also unveiled the revival selections:

“Even Dwarfs Started Small” (d. Werner Herzog, West Germany, 1970)
“Hotel of the Stars” (d. Jon Bang Carlsen, Denmark, 1981)
“The Night of the Hunter” (d. Charles Laughton, U.S., 1955)
“Salam Cinema” (d. Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Iran, 1995)
“Titicut Follies” (d. Frederick Wiseman, U.S., 1967)
“The Umbrellas of Cherbourg” (d. Jacques Demy, France, 1964)

BACKLOT (Behind-the-scenes movies and portraits of artists, musicians and filmmakers)
“Cinema Through the Eye of Magnum” (d. Sophie Bassaler, France, 2017)
“Filmworker” (d. Tony Zierra, U.S., 2017)
“Hitler’s Hollywood” (d. Rüdiger Suchsland, Germany, 2017)
“Jamaica Man” (d. Michael Weatherly, U.S., 2017)
“Portrait of Valeska Gert” (d. Volker Schlöndorff, Germany, 1977) + “Edge of Alchemy” (d. Stacey Steers, U.S., 2017)
“Slim Gaillard’s Civilisation” (d. Anthony Wall, U.K., 1989)
“That Summer” (d. Göran Hugo Olsson, Sweden-U.S.-Denmark, 2017)

Telluride Film Festival runs from September 1-4. Be sure to check back throughout the weekend to read reviews from Awards Circuit’s own Mark Johnson as he reports live from the festival.