The festival's closing-night film will be the world premiere of Oscar-nominated director Liz Garbus' documentary , starring Ewan Mc Gregor, Lea Seydoux, Rashida Jones and Theo James.
The feature-film program will include 96 movies (51 narrative features and 45 documentaries) from 103 filmmakers, selected from more than 8,789 submissions.
These films will compete for best documentary feature, best cinematography and best editing. In a courtroom in Queens, women facing prostitution charges may earn a chance at redemption thanks to an experimental program established by a team of rebel heroines working to change the system. Produced by Alexander Wadouh, Samm Haillay, Alex Kelly, Gizem Acarla, Gabrielle Brady. But the jungle holds another secret: a high-security facility that indefinitely detains individuals seeking asylum. In 2007, the anonymous graffiti artist Banksy painted a series of political works around Palestine, only to have them cut down and sold off to the highest bidder.
Of those 96 films, 46 percent are directed by women, the highest percentage in Tribeca history, coming at a time in which the number of female helmers in Hollywood continues to receive scrutiny. The Competition section includes 12 documentaries; 10 U. narrative features and 10 international narrative features; 14 Spotlight narrative features; 15 Spotlight documentaries; five Midnight films, 16 Viewpoints selections; and 11 special screenings.
The lineup consists of 75 world premieres, five international premieres, nine North American premieres, three U. The Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival also will return this year, for its 12th edition, with five documentaries, one narrative feature film, a shorts program and more to be announced.
We hope that in representing a wealth of undiscovered stories and unique perspectives — including those of a record number of female directors — these 96 films offer a collective journey towards narrower divides and smaller obstacles.” Artistic director Frederic Boyer said, “For our program this year, we have curated a selection of filmmakers whose distinct voices illuminate the world around us.
Audiences can choose their cinematic journeys to faraway places or closer to home, to discover unique stories told with audacity and emotion and to get to know heroic, flawed, and lovable characters.
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The Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday revealed the feature film lineup for its 17th edition, which is set to take place in April in New York.“We are proud to present a lineup that celebrates American diversity and welcomes new international voices in a time of cultural and social activism,” Tribeca Enterprises executive vp Paula Weinstein said in a statement.“Our films succeed in being both entertaining and illuminating which is what you desire from great storytellers.” Added Tribeca programming director Cara Cusumano: “In a year that has reminded us more often of our divisions than our connections, this Festival's program embraces film’s unique power to overcome differences — that connecting with stories not our own is the road into our deeply programmed human capacity for empathy and understanding.With Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Common, Chace Crawford, Clea Du Vall, Kate del Castillo, Beau Bridges. Produced by Luca Borghese, Ben Howe, Caroline Kaplan, Oren Moverman. Diane is a devoted friend and caretaker, particularly to her drug-addicted son. A married woman’s journey of self-discovery and introspection while solo-hiking the Appalachian Trail ends up sidetracked when she encounters a lone hiker. With Matt Smith, Marianne Rendón, John Benjamin Hickey, Brandon Sklenar, Mc Kinley Belcher III, Mark Moses. An inmate entering the final weeks of a 20-plus-year sentence must navigate between old loyalties and a new protégé, while he also grapples with the looming uncertainty of his return to life outside bars.But as those around her begin to drift away in the last quarter of her life, she is left to reckon with past choices and long-dormant memories in this haunting character study. , directed by Madeleine Sackler, written by Stephen Belber. With Jeffrey Wright, William Fichtner, Theothus Carter, Mare Winningham, Boyd Holbrook, David Patrick Kelly. Produced by Paul Lieberstein, Jennifer Prediger, Kim Leadford. A hapless man seeking treatment for his crippling back pain discovers a very unusual talent and unexpected love in this inventive romantic comedy from writer-director-star Paul Lieberstein (, directed and written by Meredith Danluck.The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival is set to run April 18-29.