Telluride Film Festival 2020 Will Move Forward, with an Extra Day for Safety

Telluride Film Festival 2020 Will Move Forward, with an Extra Day for Safety
The 2020 edition of the Telluride Film Festival in Colorado is still happening, despite growing concerns in an industry that has this year seen festivals shutter left and right. This year’s 47th edition of the festival will kick off on Thursday, September 3, the festival confirmed to press on Friday. That’s a day earlier than its usual launch on the first month of September in Friday, over the Labor Day weekend. The festival was originally set to take place September 4 through 7.

“We’re contacting you today to let you know we’re hard at work to provide a safe and joyous environment that will include an extra day to allow more space within and between screenings, along with all of the necessary safety tweaks and adjustments you’ve become very familiar with, regardless of where you call home,” said a festival email sent to media.

The email spells out why
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