TAOS TALKING PICTURE FESTIVAL
Talking Picture Festival
should be seen as more than just another film festival. It aspires
to serve as a rendezvous where people meet to trade ideas and inspiration in an
atmosphere conducive to clear, uncluttered thought; a unique context in which
to view and discuss the art of film and media in general in this rapidly unfolding
Age of Information.
leadership role of Art, particularly the art of filmmaking, is unparalleled
in our society. Films serve as our mentors, influencing personal and political
choices that shape the future. The purpose of the Taos Talking
Picture Festival is to present a celebration of film which exemplifies
and explores this role, and to encourage the literate production and informed
consumption of the powerful arts of film and video.