Telluride Film Festival began in 1974 and has since grown into one of the largest, most celebrated film fests in the country. People come from all over for this four-day event featuring mostly new films. There are always famous celebrities and filmmakers in attendance, making this event all the more popular.
Usually held shortly after the popular Cannes Film Festival and directly before the Toronto International Film Festival and the New York Film Festival, all eyes of the film industry are on Colorado when this festival is held. Many notorious films debuted at the Telluride Film Festival and became phenomenal successes worldwide, such as Mulholland Drive and Brokeback Mountain.
This year’s 50th annual festival takes place from Friday to Monday, September 1st to 4th, 2023.
Film aficionados love the Telluride Film Festival due to its commitment, purity, and intense cinephilia as well as the appreciation of the arts of filming. The event is held throughout downtown and accommodations, including hotels and campgrounds, fill up fast during this event, so be sure to make reservations early.
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Address: 109 East Colorado Ave, Telluride, CO
Phone: 510-665-9494 – HQ in CA
Date: Friday – Monday | September 1 – 4, 2023