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Lineup for the 2012 Telluride Film Festival!

Though sometimes sadly overlooked, the Telluride Film Festival is an important part of the festival and awards season. Jason Reitman for one can attest to how big a boost the fest can be for a possible Oscar contender, and this year there’s a couple of very interesting films playing in the town over the next few days. Rumors have Ben Affleck’s film ‘Argo’ playing as well, but at the moment that movie hasn’t been announced. Flicks often are screened surprisingly here though, so stay tuned to see if it debuts or not. After the jump you can see what is playing there though, and I personally am really interested in the trio of ‘At Any Price’, ‘Frances Ha’, and ‘The Sapphires’, but that’s just me. Take a gander at the lineup below and see what you think


Behold the slate:

The Act Of Killing, Denmark, directed by Joshua Oppenheimer.

Amour, Austria, directed by Michael Haneke.

At Any Price, U.S., directed by Ramin Bahrani.

The Attack, Lebanon-France, directed by Ziad Doueiri.

Barbara, Germany, directed by Christian Petzold.

The Central Park Five, U.S., directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon.

Everyday, UK, directed by Michael Winterbottom.

Frances Ha, U.S., directed by Noah Baumbach.

The Gatekeepers, Israel, directed by Dror Moreh.

Ginger And Rosa, England, directed by Sally Potter.

The Hunt, Denmark, directed by Thomas Vinterberg.

Hyde Park On Hudson, U.S., directed by Roger Michell.

The Iceman, U.S., directed by Ariel Vromen.

Love, Marilyn, U.S., directed by Liz Garbus.

Midnight’s Children, Canada-Sri Landa, directed by Deepa Mehta.

No, Chile, directed by Pablo Larraín.

Paradise: Love, Austria, directed by Ulrich Seidl.

Piazza Fontana, Italy, directed by Marco Tullio Giordana.

A Royal Affair, Denmark, directed by Nikolaj Arcel.

Rust & Bone, France, directed by Jacques Audiard.

The Sapphires, Australia, directed by Wayne Blair.

Stories We Tell, Canada, directed by Sarah Polley.

Superstar, France, directed by Xavier Giannoli.

Wadjda, Saudi Arabia, directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour.

What Is This Film Called Love?, Ireland-Mexico, directed by Mark Cousins.

Thoughts? Discuss in the comments!

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Written by Joey Magidson

When he’s not obsessing over new Oscar predictions on a weekly basis, Joey is seeing between 300 and 350 movies a year. He views the best in order to properly analyze the awards race/season each year, but he also watches the worst for reasons he mostly sums up as "so you all don't have to". In his spare time, you can usually find him complaining about the Jets or the Mets. Still, he lives and dies by film. Joey's a voting member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

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