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  • Chelsea Clinton on Producing Her First Film 'Of Many'

    Could Chelsea Clinton follow in Al Gore's footsteps and take her new documentary all the way to the Oscars? Clinton, 34, is the executive producer of the documentary short "Of Many," about the friendship between a New York rabbi and an imam, which...
  • A Dozen Non-Fiction Films Preem at Tribeca as Doc Community Embraces Fest

    Documentaries "Street Fight," "Jesus Camp," "Which Way Home" and "Taxi to the Dark Side" have two things in common: Oscar nominations (which "Taxi" would go on to win) and world premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival. It's no secret the majority of...
  • Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund Seeks Balance Between Filmmakers

    Funding a documentary is no small feat. Credit card debt, favors and missing paychecks for months (maybe years) are all variables in the equation. Bridge loans and crowd-funding are both popular financing methods, but the most prestigious support comes in...
  • Tribeca Film Festival Highlights

    8 p.m.-midnight April 15 New York Filmmaker Party Local filmmakers to kick off the festival before everyone comes to town; City Hall 7:30 p.m. April 16 Opening-Night Gala "Time Is Illmatic" (One9) World premiere doc that explores the roots of one of...
  • At Tribeca's New Innovation Week, the Future Is Now

    With its newly launched Innovation Week, the Tribeca Film Festival is calling on coders, gamers, hackers, directors, screenwriters, techies -- and anyone with a story to tell. The fest's latest addition features a series of discussions called Future of...
  • Quincy Jones Recruits Jazzsters Hancock, Spalding for Tribeca Fest Concert

    The rapper Nas won't be the only musician performing in support of a documentary ("Time Is Illmatic") at the Tribeca Film Festival. Quincy Jones, producer of the music doc "Keep on Keepin' On," has recruited jazz stars Herbie Hancock, Esperanza Spalding,...
  • Nas Thanks Robert De Niro at Tribeca Film Festival: 'He Plays Me in the Movies'

    The opening night selection of this year's Tribeca Film Festival was another music documentary -- "Time Is Illmatic." So does that mean Robert De Niro has a favorite Nas song? "No," De Niro said, admitting he wasn't familiar with the rap star's lyrics....
  • Tribeca 2014: With Nas' 'Time Is Illmatic,' a jump to another era

    Tribeca 2014: With Nas' 'Time Is Illmatic,' a jump to another era
    NEW YORK -- The 1990s were a rich period for hip-hop, a time that saw the emergence of groups ranging from A Tribe Called Quest to N.W.A to Wu-Tang Clan (depending, of course, on which coast you favored). There was no artist more influential in that...
  • Tribeca 2014: MSG takes 50% stake in Tribeca Film Festival company

    Tribeca 2014: MSG takes 50% stake in Tribeca Film Festival company
    NEW YORK — Two New York entertainment-world fixtures are teaming, as Madison Square Garden has announced that it has taken a 50% stake in Tribeca Enterprises, the company that runs the Tribeca Film Festival. The move gives Tribeca a financial...
  • Tribeca 2014: New York Knicks doc, featuring Phil Jackson, to premiere

    As NBA fans wait to see if Phil Jackson can return the New York Knicks to glory, a new film looks to beat him to the punch. The actor-filmmaker Michael Rapaport is set to debut his documentary movie “When the Garden Was Eden” at the...
  • Tribeca 2014: Courtney Cox, Joss Whedon to unveil new films at festival

    Tribeca 2014: Courtney Cox, Joss Whedon to unveil new films at festival
    The Tribeca Film Festival will feature a number of celebrities in front of and behind the camera when it kicks off its 13th edition next month. Chris Messina directs “Alex of Venice,” a marital drama that stars the filmmaker and Mary...
  • 'Beyond the Brick: A Lego Brickumentary' Acquired for Distribution by Radius

    Radius has acquired most worldwide rights to "Beyond the Brick: A Lego Brickumentary," which recently premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. The deal comes following an impressive performance by Warner Bros.' "The Lego Movie," which has amassed $460...