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‘Judy’, ‘The Aeronauts’, ‘First Cow’

World premieres of Rupert Goold’s Judy, Tom Harper’sThe Aeronauts and Kelly Reichardt’s First Cow lead the programme of the 46th Telluride Film Festival, which starts on Friday (30).

Fourteen of the 30 titles announced for the festival’s central ‘Show’ programme are world premieres, and five are directed by women.

Also launching at the festival are James Mangold’s car-racing drama Ford v Ferrari starring Christian Bale and Matt Damon; Edward Norton’s 1950s New York noir film Motherless Brooklyn; and Uncut Gems, a crime comedy from Good Time directors Benny and Josh Safdie.

The section will also launch the world premiere of Inside Bill’s Brain, Davis Guggenheim’s documentary series about businessman Bill Gates.

Elsewhere in the main programme is the launch of acclaimed documentarian Ken Burns’ new mini-series, Country Music.

Judy star Renée Zellweger is among the guests confirmed to attend the event and will accept the Silver Medallion award for significant contribution to the world of cinema.

Further Silver Medallion awardees this year are Adam Driver, who appears in Marriage Story and The Report at the festival, and filmmaker Philip Kaufman. 

The full programme includes more than 75 features, shorts, and repertory titles, from 27 countries.

Telluride 2019 ‘Show’ programme

The Aeronauts (UK) – world premiere
Dir: Tom Harper

The Assistant (US) – world premiere
Dir: Kitty Green

The Australian Dream (Aus)
Dir: Daniel Gordon

Beanpole (Rus)
Dir: Kantemir Balagov

The Climb (US)
Michael Angelo Covino

Coup 53 (UK) – world premiere
Taghi Amirani

Diego Maradona (UK)
Asif Kapadia

Family Romance, Llc (US-Jap)
Werner Herzog

First Cow (US) – world premiere
Kelly Reichardt

Ford V Ferrari (US) – World Premiere
James Mangold

Judy (UK-US) – world premiere
Rupert Goold

A Hidden Life (US-Ger)
Terrence Malick

The Human Factor (UK) – world premiere
Dror Moreh

Inside Bill’s Brain (US) – TV, world premiere
Davis Guggenheim

The Kingmaker (US)
Lauren Greenfield

Lyrebird (US) – world premiere
Dan Friedkin

Marriage Story (US)
Noah Baumbach

Motherless Brooklyn (US) – world premiere
Edward Norton

Oliver Sacks: His Own Life (US)
Ric Burns

Pain And Glory (Sp)
Pedro Almodóvar

Parasite (S. Kor)
Bong Joon-Ho

Portrait Of A Lady On Fire (Fr)
Céline Sciamma

The Report (US)
Scott Z. Burns

Tell Me Who I Am (UK) – world premiere
Ed Perkins

Those Who Remained (Hun) – world premiere
Barnabás Toth

The Two Popes (UK) – world premiere
Fernando Meirelles

Uncut Gems (US) – World Premiere
Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie

Varda By Agnès (Fr)
Agnès Varda

Verdict (Phil)
Raymond Ribay Gutierrez

Waves (US) – world premiere
Trey Edward Schultz.

Click here for the full programme.