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TriBeCa Film Festival

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Top TriBeCa Film Festival Articles

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  • How Robin Williams Inspired a Generation to Seize the Day

    It was "Dead Poets Society" that did it. That was the movie that pushed me over the edge from casual moviegoer to full-blown film junkie, the one that sent me back to the video store night after night looking for my next fix, desperate to discover other...
  • Tribeca Film Festival Sets 2015 Submissions and Festival Dates

    The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival has locked in April 15-26 for its 2015 edition, and has set a rolling series of deadlines for submissions. In preparation for the upcoming fest, staffer Genna Terranova has been upped to festival director and colleague Cara...
  • Tribeca Winner 'Point and Shoot' Gets U.S. Distribution

    The Orchard has acquired U.S. theatrical and digital rights to Marshall Curry's documentary "Point and Shoot," which won the documentary Grand Jury Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film follows Matthew VanDyke, a 27-year-old with Obsessive...
  • Doha Film Institute CEO Abdulaziz Al-Khater To Step Down

    Doha Film Institute CEO Abdulaziz Al-Khater is stepping down in the latest development that raises questions about the DFI's future plans, especially in the film festival field. Al Khater, who joined DFI in 2012 after holding several senior banking...
  • Netflix Picks Up Streaming Rights to Documentary 'Virunga' About Endangered Gorillas

    Netflix continues to fill out its documentary lineup, acquiring exclusive subscription-video rights to Grain Media's "Virunga," about threats to Virunga National Park in the eastern Congo, which is a refuge for 800 endangered mountain gorillas. The...
  • Munich Film Festival Unspools Everything From 'Chef' to 'Qissa'

    Munich is not a place you'd expect to find surfers, but close to the city center on the River Isar, you'll see folks on boards riding artificial waves. The good vibrations that emanate from these surfers resonate with the film festival participants,...
  • In war-torn Ukraine, a film festival as tonic

    In war-torn Ukraine, a film festival as tonic
    In early May, this picturesque city on the Black Sea suffered a surprising, gruesome tragedy. Forty-eight people were killed when Ukrainian nationalists and pro-Russian separatists faced off in a bloody street fight that culminated in a fire at a trade-...
  • IFC to Distribute Anton Yelchin-Berenice Marlohe's '5 to 7′ Stateside

    IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to Victor Levin's romantic dramedy "5 to 7," starring Anton Yelchin and Berenice Marlohe. The film, which premiered in April at the Tribeca Film Festival, also stars Olivia Thirlby, Lambert Wilson, Frank Langella and...
  • Harris Poll: TV Still Dominant Viewing Choice, But Millennials Driving Gains in Streaming

    Streaming continues to slowly gain ground on more traditional modes when it comes to the ways Americans most often watch television programs -- though it's in no danger of overtaking them in the immediate future. That's one of the main takeaways in a...
  • Watch: 'About Alex' Trailer Starring Aubrey Plaza, Jane Levy

    The trailer for the upcoming drama movie "About Alex" starring Aubrey Plaza and Jane Levy, which was released Thursday, shows the emotional journey a group of distant friends take to reunite with one another. The film focuses on a group of twenty-...
  • Tribeca Film to Release Nas Documentary 'Time Is Illmatic' in October, with Nas Concerts in Some Cities

    New York-based distributor Tribeca Film has picked up North American rights to "Time is Illmatic," the hip-hop doc that opened the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year. Written by Erik Parker and directed by One9, the documentary chronicles the...
  • Stevie Nicks Honored by Adam Levine, Shakira, Sheryl Crow at BMI Pop Awards

    A star-studded crowd of musicians and scribes flocked to the Beverly Wilshire Tuesday night to celebrate legendary singer-songwriter Stevie Nicks at the 62nd annual BMI Pop Awards. Adam Levine, Shakira, Sheryl Crow, Lady Antebellum and Vanessa Carlton...