Telluride Film Festival 2020 Canceled Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Telluride Film Festival 2020 Canceled Due to Coronavirus Pandemic
The 2020 edition of the Telluride Film Festival has been canceled.

“After months of intense due diligence around physically holding an event, we’ve come to the heartbreaking but unanimous conclusion to cancel this year’s Labor Day celebration of film in Telluride,” the festival said in a statement on Tuesday. “But with a seemingly unending number of new cases of Covid-19 and the national chaos around it, even the best strategy is threatened by this out of control environment.”

The 47th annual festival was set to run Sept. 3-7.

Read the full statement below:

After months of intense due diligence around physically holding an event, we’ve come to the heartbreaking but unanimous conclusion to cancel this year’s Labor Day celebration of film in Telluride.

While there will be those who might say they’re not surprised by it, that this was inevitable, we beg to differ. It didn
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