Telluride Film Festival 2013 trailers

The 40th Telluride Film Festival kicked off Thursday with a showing of Werner Herzog’s adventure film “Aguirre, The Wrath of God.” The usual four-day festival will offer an additional day of programming with more than 100 feature films, short films and revivals hailing from 25 countries. Here are a few of the films that will be presented at the festival, which concludes Sept. 2.

'All Is Lost'

Deep into a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, a man finds his yacht taking on water after a collision with a shipping container. With his navigation equipment and radio disabled, the man sails unknowingly into the path of a violent storm. With Robert Redford. Directed by J.C. Chandor.

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'Blue Is the Warmest Color'

A French drama follows a young lesbian couple and their trials and tribulations. With Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos. Directed by Abdellatif Kechiche.

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'Burning Bush'

Based on a real story, the docu-drama follows a Prague student who sets himself on fire in protest against government repression in 1969. A young lawyer defends his family in what’s seen as a heroic act for the freedom of Czechoslovakia. With Tatiana Pauhofova. Directed by Agnieszka Holland.

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'Fifi Howls From Happiness'

A documentary centered on the celebrated modern Iranian artist Bahman Mohasses before the 1979 revolution. He destroyed much of his artwork before moving to Italy, where he died in 2010. With Bahman Mohasses. Directed by Mitra Farahani.

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Set in Santiago, Chile, the film centers on a free-spirited, middle-aged divorcée and her last chance for love with a former naval officer she met at a local singles club. With Paulina García and Sergio Hernández. Directed by Sebastián Lelio.

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'The Missing Picture'

The atrocities of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge from 1975 to 1979 are depicted using clay figures, archival footage and the director's narration to recount the years under the Pol Pot dictatorship. Directed by Rithy Panh.

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'Slow Food Story'

A documentary illustrating a personal account of how the Slow Food movement was born 25 years ago and how it continues to spread to more than 150 countries. With Carlo Petrini and Azio Citi. Directed by Stefano Sardo.

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'The Past'

The French drama follows a woman whose Iranian husband left her for several years and who, upon return, finds she has started a relationship with an Arab man. With Bérénice Bejo, Tahar Rahim and Ali Mosaffa. Directed by Asghar Farhadi.

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'Inside Llewyn Davis'

A singer-songwriter navigates New York's folk music scene in the 1960s. With Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan, John Goodman and Garrett Hedlund. Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen.

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