Szifron's WILD TALES Selected for Telluride


The Argentinean film Wild Tales / Retratos salvajes (pictured) by Damián Szifron will have it's North American premiere at the 41st edition of the Telluride Film Festival this weekend, it was announced today. The film, which was the only Latin American film at Cannes' official competition this year, is breaking records at the box office in Argentina after its theatrical release few days ago.

Other Latin American-related titles announced today as selections of the film festival in Colorado are The Salt of the Earth co-directed by Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado about the acclaimed Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado, Mexican director Alejandro González Iñárritu's Birdman -which just had its world premiere yesterday as opening film of the Venice film festival, and Rosewater the debut feature by Jon Stewart which stars Mexican actor Gael García Bernal as an Iranian journalist.

The 41st edition of the Telluride Film Festival takes place August 29-September 1 in Telluride, Colorado.