Frida explores the world of Frida Kahlo, the infamous and influential Mexican artist, whose turbulent life and relationships inspired her artwork. Set in Mexico City, the biopic follows her lifelong marriage to mentor and fellow artist Diego Rivera, her affairs with Leon Trotsky and various women, and the influence of politics and romance on her art. Winner of two Academy Awards and starring Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, and Geoffrey Rush.
ABOUT FEATURED FILMMAKERS – For Passholders Only
Two excellent films by two superlative filmmakers. Each of these women have been guests at Telluride Film Festival and each of them has clearly earned their place among the finest living filmmakers today. Revisit these classics in the weekend context of a celebration of cinema. Introductions by one of The Music Hall’s female leaders in the arts.
2018 TELLURIDE BY THE SEA SCHEDULE
Friday, September 14
5:30pm: Queues begin on Chestnut St.
5:45-6:55pm: Live Music on Street: John Mayer Five
6pm: Doors open for Patron Passholders
7pm: Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Patron Pass Party at LaBelle Winery Shop following film
Saturday, September 15
9:30am: Featured Filmmakers (Loft Series): Frida (2002)
7:30pm: The Front Runner
Festival Party on Chestnut Street following film, with food provided by The Portsmouth Brewery
Sunday, September 16
9-10:30am: Patron Passholder Brunch at The District
10:30am: Featured Filmmakers (Loft Series): The Piano (1993)
4pm: The Favourite
7pm: Free Solo