Chloe Zhao’s ‘Nomadland’ Selected to Open Denver Film Festival — Film News in Brief

Monday, Oct.

12 Denver Festival Schedules Drive-In ShowingsThe 43rd Denver Film Festival will open on Oct.

22 with a drive-in showing of Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland,” starring Frances McDormand, at the Red Rocks Park.The festival will be mostly virtual but will also hold drive-in showings of “Nine Days” as its Centerpiece title on Oct.

24 and “Ammonite” as its Big Night screening on Oct.


“Nomadland” premiered at the Venice Film Festival on Sept.

11, and won the Golden Lion.

The film is set after the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, with McDormand’s character Fern exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad.Festival Director Britta Erickson said, “I can’t think of a better, more appropriate way to experience all three of these films — and ‘Nomadland’ in particular — than in your car, surrounded by beautiful Western vistas.”Miami Festival Unveils Audience Winners“The Bee

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