Thursday, February 23, 2017

Tribeca Film Festival

Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017

The 16th Tribeca Film Festival will kick off with a night honoring legendary music producer Clive Davis.

The New York festival on Thursday announced that its opening film will be the documentary “Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives.” The April 19 premiere at Radio City Music Hall...

Sunday, Apr. 24, 2016

Here Alone and The Return won the Audience Awards for narrative film and documentary, respectively, at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. 

Directed by Rod Blackhurst, Here Alone played in Tribeca’s Midnight section. The story centers on a virus that has ravaged...

Friday, Apr. 22, 2016

Walking through most doors at the Tribeca Film Festival means taking a seat in a theater full of chattering moviegoers. But there are also darkened, cloth-wrapped chambers - like old carnival booths promising never-before-seen wonders - that offer nothing but a headset, headphones and perhaps...

Thursday, Apr. 21, 2016

Demetri Martin’s feature film debut Dean, the police militarization documentary Do Not Resist and the Palestinian hip-hop drama Junction 48 took top honors at the 15th Tribeca Film Festival.

The juried awards were handed out Thursday at a ceremony in New York....

Wednesday, Apr. 20, 2016

Owen Suskind had largely retreated into silence in the years after his autism began to manifest, around age 3. Three painfully mute years later, and after countless rapt hours spent watching Disney animated movies, a word broke through.

"Juicervose!"

His parents, Ron (a Pulitzer...

Tuesday, Apr. 19, 2016

"Do you have a Holocaust joke?"

That was director Ferne Pearlstein's first, ice-breaking question when she sat down to interview comedians for "The Last Laugh," her documentary about taboos and comedy, particularly in regard to the Holocaust.

Gilbert Gottfried, master of the over-...

Friday, Apr. 15, 2016

David Byrne's curiosity has taken him down some idiosyncratic rabbit holes. He has made art with PowerPoint. He has turned a Manhattan building into an instrument. But even he admits that his love of color guard - that flag-waving marriage of marching bands and choreographed dance - is among his...

Thursday, Apr. 14, 2016

Interspersed in the mix of features and shorts at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival--which got underway yesterday (4/13) and will run through April 24--are various directors with commercialmaking chops. Furthermore this year marks the rollout of the Tribeca X Award which celebrates brand...

Thursday, Apr. 14, 2016

The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival kicked off fashionably with the premiere of Andrew Rossi's "The First Monday in May," a behind-the-scenes documentary about the mounting of an ambitious fashion exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the museum's annual star-studded Met Gala.

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Tuesday, Apr. 12, 2016

At the Tribeca Film Festival, worlds as far apart as Elvis and Nixon, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Justin Bieber, are colliding.

Though films remain the center of Tribeca, they're surrounded by a multimedia clamor at the 15th annual festival, which opens Wednesday. This year's...