Sunday, June 25, 2017

Tribeca Film Festival

Friday, May. 19, 2017

Director David Gelb, whose lauded documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi made its North American premiere at last year’s Tribeca Film Festival, has joined the roster of bicoastal Nonfiction Unlimited for representation in commercials, short films and branded content. Jiro Dreams of Sushi...

Monday, May. 1, 2017

The 2017 Tribeca Film Festival wrapped this past weekend with its Audience Awards. Two awards--one for narrative and one for documentary--were given to the audience choices for the best films. The Divine Order (Die göttliche Ordnung), directed and written by Petra Volpe, was...

Sunday, Apr. 30, 2017

Debilitating studio battles. One miraculously still cat. Mooning contests between James Caan and Marlon Brando. These were the memories shared, 45 years later, on the making of “The Godfather” in a rare reunion of the film’s cast and director Francis Ford Coppola at Radio City Music Hall....

Saturday, Apr. 29, 2017

Bruce Springsteen and Tom Hanks paid tribute Friday night (4/28) to the late director Jonathan Demme, the man who brought them together on his film "Philadelphia," which won each of them Oscars.

"God bless Jonathan Demme, we just lost him," Hanks told the crowd attending an event that was...

Friday, Apr. 28, 2017

The 16th Tribeca Film Festival announced the winners of its competition categories at the awards ceremony last night (4/27) at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. Top awards went to Keep the Change for Best U.S. Narrative, Son of Sofia for Best International Narrative, and...

Thursday, Apr. 27, 2017

On a plain, overcast day in Poland, Holocaust survivor Pinchas Gutter walks toward the Nazi concentration camp Majdanek.

He stands in the railway car that delivered him and his family to the camp. He walks to the gas chamber and the showers. Some rooms he can't bear to go in. He shares...

Monday, Apr. 24, 2017

Anthony Bourdain is not one for activism. Tattooed on his arm in Greek is "I am certain of nothing."

But at the Tribeca Film Festival, Bourdain has, a little reluctantly, presented a documentary, "Wasted! The Story of Food Waste," in which he argues passionately against the issue of food...

Sunday, Apr. 23, 2017

The premiere of a virtual reality short by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow was already a high-profile event at the Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday night. And then Hillary Clinton walked onstage.

Clinton was an unannounced panelist, there to discuss the scourge of elephant...

Saturday, Apr. 22, 2017

As a filmmaker drawn to the most visceral forms of cinema, it was probably inevitable that Kathryn Bigelow's high-adrenaline curiosities would lead her to virtual reality.

The Oscar-winning director on Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival premiered her first VR experience, "The Protectors...

Thursday, Apr. 20, 2017

Clive Davis celebrated his legacy with the debut of a documentary about his life, along with performances from artists he helped become icons, during the opening night of the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.

Davis, 85, said it was a dream come true to launch "Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our...