Telluride will honor Manny Farber

Festival announces three-part celebration

The 36th Telluride Film Festival announced it will include a three-part celebration of Manny Farber — the late artist and film critic — as part of its four-day fest running Sept 4-7.

The special program will include a book signing of “Farber on Film: The Complete Film Writings of Manny Farber” with editor Robert Polito and Farber’s wife and collaborator, Patricia Patterson, as well as a panel discussion with guests, including Patterson, Jean-Pierre Gorin, Kent Jones and Robert Walsh.

Rounding out the event will be a screening of one of Farber’s favorite films set to be announced along with the fest’s entire program opening day.

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