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  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 21 minutes
  • Directed By: Casey Cooper Johnson
  • Country: USA
An Air Force drone pilot operates air strikes in Afghanistan from a base in America, returning each day to his wife and son in suburbia, but when his team makes a lethal mistake, he is forced to face reality beyond the cubicle in Unmanned.

Screening as part of the Shorts: Escape Clause program. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 10 minutes
  • Directed By: Amaury La Burthe and Jennifer Brea
  • Country: USA, U.K., France
Unrest allows audiences to access the world of chronic illness and disability in an exploratory, user-led experience. Based on the documentary film of the same name, the project draws upon sensory meditations on pain, fatigue, and neurosensory symptoms. The public is brought into a visceral personal experience of a hard-to-understand condition. |Read More
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Seeking Pluto’s Frigid Heart is a stereoscopic VR experience that brings viewers to Pluto. Watch the New Horizons spacecraft zoom through space, soar over rugged mountains and bright plains, and stand on Pluto’s unique surface as its largest moon hovers over the horizon.

Join the editorial team behind The New York Times’ virtual reality as they discuss this new world of storytelling and preview clips of Seeking Pluto’s Frigid Heart, premiering as part of Tribeca 2016’s Virtual Arcade.

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After winning Tribeca’s Best Documentary Feature Award in 2011 for her remarkable debut, Bombay Beach, Alma Har'el returns with the premiere of her anticipated sophomore feature. This genre-bending documentary brings Har’el’s signature poetic imagery and fascination with performance in nonfiction to three complimentary stories that seek to demystify the fantasy of true love, set to a hypnotizing score by Flying Lotus and executive produced by Shia LaBeouf.

Har’el will be interviewed by Michael Cera about her process and unique vision, and share clips from her brand new film premiering in Tribeca’s Documentary Competition.

Free, no ticket required

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Invasion! is an animated real-time VR interactive film directed by Eric Darnell, the director and writer for Madagascar and all Madagascar sequels. In this session, Eric is joined by Invasion!’s Executive Producer, Supervising Animator, and Art Director to take a behind the scenes look at the creative process. From creating a character that becomes an avatar for the viewer, to telling a story that allows the viewer a sense of control, to creating characters that “interact” with you, to art direction that inspires the viewer to actively compose his or her own ‘shots’, to juggling different technical and creative needs of real-time versus 360 platforms, this panel shares insights and explains how a production team created Invasion! a ground-breaking short to life.

Free, no ticket required

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Chris Milk’s virtual reality company Vrse aims to tell extraordinary stories that connect humanity on a deeper level. Join Chris and fellow creators Gabo Arora, Ari Palitz, Sandy Smolan and James Nestor as they discuss virtual reality as the last medium, the empathy machine, and the process of unlocking a powerful language of storytelling that is still vastly undiscovered.

Free panel, no ticket required

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  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Country: USA
Much as Spellbound did for spelling bees, Unstrung exposes the surprising dramas of the juniors tennis world, hitting the road with a handful of teenage competitors as they head for the national championship. This inspiring documentary records the tremendous pressure and the sweat, blood and tears that can separate contenders from champions. |Read More
Sports, Documentary


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