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‘The Central Park Five,’ ‘Paradise: Love,’ ‘The Sapphires’ Making USA Premieres At Telluride 2012

'The Central Park Five,' 'Paradise: Love,' 'The Sapphires' Making USA Premieres At Telluride 2012

A few noteworthy films we’ve previously covered will be making their USA premieres, including Ken Burns’ The Central Park FiveUlrich Seidl’s Paradise: Love, and Wayne Blair’s The Sapphires.

The festival runs from August 31 to September 3. If you’re attending, enjoy! Send us a postcard; or a film review of two.

The full lineup follows below:


Telluride Film Festival, presented by the National Film Preserve, today announces its official program selections for the 39th Telluride Film Festival. TFF will screen nearly 100 feature films, short films and revivals representing over thirty countries, along with Tribute programs, Conversations, Panels and Education Programs.

Now in its 39th year, Telluride Film Festival opens Friday, August 31 and runs through Monday, September 3. Telluride Film Festival Co-Director Julie Huntsinger comments, “TFF prides itself on loyal and personal relationships that deepen and enrich over time, as evidenced by the commitment of the majority of our passholders, filmmakers, and business partners, who come back every year to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with us in supporting the best and the brightest talents of this year and future generations.”

This spirit of sustainability is reflected in TFF’s prestigious film programs that embrace classic treasures, world masters and the most buzzed-about movies, in the presence and celebration of iconic filmmakers and the freshest young talent; and in our portfolio of business partners from longstanding relationships with revered institutions and quality brands to alignment with exciting new companies and unique relationships with university and high school education providers.

39th Telluride Film Festival is proud to present the following new feature films to play in its main program, the ‘Show’:

– THE ACT OF KILLING (d. Joshua Oppenheimer, Denmark, 2012);

– AMOUR (d. Michael Haneke, Austria, 2012);

– AT ANY PRICE (d. Ramin Bahrani, U.S., 2012);

– THE ATTACK (d. Ziad Doueiri, Lebanon-France, 2012);

– BARBARA (d. Christian Petzold, Germany, 2012);

– THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE (d. Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, David McMahon, U.S., 2012);

– EVERYDAY (d. Michael Winterbottom, U.K., 2012);

– FRANCES HA (d. Noah Baumbach, U.S., 2012);

– THE GATEKEEPERS (d. Dror Moreh, Israel, 2012);

– GINGER AND ROSA (d. Sally Potter, England, 2012);

– THE HUNT (d. Thomas Vinterberg, Denmark, 2012);

– HYDE PARK ON HUDSON (d. Roger Michell, U.S., 2012);

– THE ICEMAN (d. Ariel Vromen, U.S., 2012);

– LOVE, MARILYN (d. Liz Garbus, U.S., 2012);

– MIDNIGHT’S CHILDREN (d. Deepa Mehta, Canada-Sri Lanka, 2012);

– NO (Pablo Larraín, Chile, 2012);

– PARADISE: LOVE (d. Ulrich Seidl, Austria, 2012);

– PIAZZA FONTANA (d. Marco Tullio Giordana, Italy, 2012);

– A ROYAL AFFAIR (d. Nikolaj Arcel, Denmark, 2012);

– RUST & BONE (d. Jacques Audiard, France, 2012);

– THE SAPPHIRES (d. Wayne Blair, Australia, 2012);

– STORIES WE TELL (d. Sarah Polley, Canada, 2012);

– SUPERSTAR (d. Xavier Giannoli, France, 2012);

– WADJDA (d. Haifaa Al-Mansour, Saudi Arabia, 2012);

– WHAT IS THIS FILM CALLED LOVE? (d. Mark Cousins, Ireland-Mexico, 2012).

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