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Checkit web 1


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • Directed By: Dana Flor and Toby Oppenheimer
  • Country: USA
Fed up with being abused and harassed on the brutal inner-city streets of Washington D.C., a group of gay and trans teens form a gang to fight back. This raw and intimate portrait follows four Check It members as they struggle to find a way out of gang life through an unlikely avenue: fashion. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, NY Director(s)
Chef  the web 1


  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 115 minutes
  • Directed By: Jon Favreau
  • Country: USA
After a social media-fueled meltdown, chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) hits the road with his son and his sous chef (John Leguizamo) to launch a food truck business. Complete with lavish food imagery and a star-studded cast, including Sofia Vergara, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman, Oliver Platt, and Amy Sedaris, Favreau’s fresh take on food and chef culture has poignant messages about our media-driven world and the real meaning of success. |Read More
Comedy, Relationships, NY Director(s), Food
Cotm original 2


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 101 minutes
  • Directed By: Priscilla Anany
  • Country: USA, Ghana
When a young woman gives birth to a deformed and sickly child, she becomes the victim of cruelty and superstition in her Ghanaian community. Discarded by her lover, she is convinced she suffers from a ‘dirty womb,’ and embarks on a journey to heal her son and create a future for them both. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), African American Director(s)
The clapper web1


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 89 minutes
  • Directed By: Dito Montiel
  • Country: USA
Ed Helms stars as Eddie Krumble, a professional audience member who gains unwanted notoriety when a late-night talk show turns his life into a national obsession, threatening his budding relationship with gas station attendant Judy (Amanda Seyfried). Directed by Dito Montiel (Boulevard, Tribeca ‘14), The Clapper is a heartfelt comedy featuring Tracy Morgan, Adam Levine, Russell Peters, PJ Byrne, and appearances from Rob Gronkowski, Mark Cuban and the late Alan Thicke. |Read More
Comedy, NY Director(s), TFF Alumni
Cdm web 2


  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 81 minutes
  • Directed By: Gregory Kohn
  • Country: USA
In this expressionist odyssey exploring the lonely side of entering adulthood, struggling new mother Molly (Eléonore Hendricks) joins her old high school group of guy friends at a secluded mountain home. Amidst tears, laughter, and mushrooms, they connect with nature, one another, and themselves. |Read More
Drama, Comedy, Relationships, NY Director(s)
Cronies web 1


  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael J. Larnell
  • Country: USA
In this frisky, funny coming-of-age dramedy from writer-director Michael Larnell and executive producer Spike Lee, two young men struggling with adulthood begin to question their lifelong friendship when a simple errand to buy a birthday gift goes dangerously awry. Balancing influences from Lee to Truffaut, Cronies is nonetheless a contemporary creation all its own: an introspective, in-depth look at our fear of the future, the impact of love, and the true nature of friendship. |Read More
Drama, Comedy, Relationships, NY Director(s), African American Director(s)
Custody web 2


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 104 minutes
  • Directed By: James Lapine
  • Country: USA
Legal and intimate family dynamics dovetail in Custody. Starring Viola Davis as an embattled family court judge with a fraught marriage of her own; Hayden Panettiere as a recent law-school grad flung into a custody case; and Catalina Sandino Moreno as the single mother at the center of the case who risks losing her two children over an ill-timed argument. |Read More
Drama, New York, NY Director(s)


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