The Sapphires has been selected for yet another film festival, with Telluride announcing the Australian feel-good movie will be part of its line-up.
The Telluride Film Festival (TFF) runs from August 31 to September 3, but unlike other festivals it only unveils its program when most of its patrons are already en route.
Aussie gem The Sapphires, directed by Wayne Blair, was one of the 25 films included in the list announced for the main program on Thursday, August 30 (US time).
Altogether TFF will screen nearly 100 feature films, short films and revivals representing more than 30 countries.
Missing from the line-up were two titles that are rumoured to be showing at the festival - Ben Affleck's Argo and Clint Eastwood's Trouble With the Curve.
However, film news website Variety.com reports TFF always likes to keep a few surprises and while reps of the festival and Warner Bros would not confirm Argo will screen, their sources have said the hostage rescue drama is expected to be at TFF.
Telluride Film Festival co-director Julie Huntsinger said in a statement: "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."The 39th Telluride Film Festival runs from August 31-September 3. Visit http://www.telluridefilmfestival.org for more info.
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