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SHOWING 170 FILMS STARTING WITH THE LETTER: 'F'

FABLED

  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 15 minutes
  • Country: USA
This anthology series reimagines classic fairy tales through the perspective of its female characters, whose overlapping stories take place in the same small town. |Read More
Drama

FAIRHAVEN

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 81 minutes
  • Directed By: Tom O'Brien
  • Country: USA
Jon is well past his glory days on the football field and searching for meaning in the small town of Fairhaven, Mass. When his friend Dave comes home for his father's funeral, the limits of friendship are tested as the past is uncovered. This thoughtful meditation on love, loss, and minor triumphs reminds us that sometimes the most important things in life are the little moments we cherish forever. Chris Messina, Rich Sommer, and Tom O'Brien star. |Read More
Relationships

FAIR WIND TO JAVA

  • Release Year: 1953
  • Runtime: 92 minutes
  • Country: USA
This 1953 South Seas adventure, starring Fred MacMurray and Vera Ralston, is the essence of Republic Pictures' "B" movie style, and it's been lovingly restored to its TruColor glory by the UCLA Film and Television Archive. Climaxing with a volcanic explosion that must be seen to be disbelieved, it's the ultimate Saturday matinee experience. Introduced by Martin Scorsese. |Read More

FALAFEL

Everything bad that can happen on the way to a party happens to easygoing young Tou in this chronicle of a nighttime trip though Beirut, permeated by the smell of falafel frying at neon-lit stands. Flipping between the playful youth and scenes of unexpected danger, Kammoun creates a kind of Lebanese After Hours. |Read More
Drama, Comedy

FALCON, A REVOLUTION

  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 6 minutes
  • Directed By: Jassim Al Rumaihi, Md Rezwan Al Islam, and Jassim Al Rumaihi
  • Country: Qatar
Experience the Egyptian revolution through the eyes of a Bedouin falcon trainer who sees the regime fall from afar and speaks of how falconry and government are similar in A Falcon, A Revolution.

Screening as part of the Shorts: Long Story Short program. |Read More

FALL

  • Release Year: 2004
  • Runtime: 5 minutes
  • Country: USA
This experimental short film, which pays homage to the iconic filmmaker Akira Kurosawa, examines the delicate balance of life and nature through dreamlike images and sequences. The film contains no dialogue but weaves a complex narrative about life, death, space, relationship, and the environment. |Read More

FALLING MAN

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 11 minutes
  • Directed By: Ishai Setton and Kevin Ackerman
  • Country: USA
A Windows on the World waiter is sent down to the 103rd floor but cannot find the Canter-Fitzgerald employee who placed the order, nor anyone else. It's 9:41 a.m., September 11, 2001. Inspired by the September 11 photograph that ran once in The New York Times before being banished by the mass media. |Read More
Drama

FAME

  • Release Year: 1980
  • Runtime: 134 minutes
  • Directed By: Alan Parker and Alan Parker
  • Country: USA
A permanent fixture in the popular culture and an inspiration to any kid who ever sought stardom, Fame burst into the world in 1980 with its energetic celebration of growing up, honing talent, confronting realities, finding love, and living life. Following crisscrossing stories of the musicians, actors, dancers, and dreamers who strive to get in and graduate from New York City's High School for the Performing Arts, this Oscar®-winning musical truly sings the body electric. Note: Film contains brief nudity. |Read More
Drama

FAME HIGH

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 101 minutes
  • Directed By: Scott Hamilton Kennedy
  • Country: USA
Scott Hamilton Kennedy's follow-up to his Oscar-nominated The Garden captures all the drama, competition, heartbreak, and triumph among a group of struggling students at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. From the nail-biting freshman auditions to the spectacular senior graduation performance, this endearing coming-of-age documentary is a tribute to discovering your passion and deciding whether you have the talent to take it to the next level. |Read More
Documentary
In my stars I am above thee; but be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon 'em. - Twelfth Night Ah, to be famous. The money, the lifestyle, the paparazzi picking through your garbage can...With the price tag on interviews, pictures, anything having to do with a celebrity growing higher each day, Tribeca Talks gets serious about fame. What drives it, who wants it and is it something you are born to have? Our panel of scientists and damage control experts discuss the psychological roots behind the need to swivel necks and the collateral damage that comes with being a household name. |Read More

FAMILY FANG

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 107 minutes
  • Directed By: Jason Bateman
  • Country: USA
Nicole Kidman and Jason Bateman are Annie and Baxter Fang, children of celebrated performance artists Caleb and Camille Fang (Christopher Walken and Maryann Plunkett). When the elder Fangs go missing under mysterious circumstances, the siblings are forced to unpack long-dormant and unresolved issues from their unorthodox childhoods as they search for their parents, in Bateman's caustically funny and deeply felt sophomore feature. |Read More
Drama, Comedy

FAMILY I HAD

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 77 minutes
  • Directed By: Katie Green and Carlye Rubin
  • Country: USA
In The Family I Had, a mother recalls how her seemingly brilliant teenage son came to shatter their idyllic family through one horribly violent and shocking act. Now, left to pick up the pieces, the survivors test the boundaries of their newly defined reality in this moving true crime exploration of the nature and limits of familial love. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, Female Screenwriter(s)

FAMOUS NATHAN

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 98 minutes
  • Directed By: Lloyd Handwerker
  • Country: USA
Nathan’s Famous Frankfurters, a New York City icon, has left a lasting imprint on the collective memory and palate of Coney Island. Featuring endearing characters, rare archival material, a nuanced editing style, a strong score, and a director who is the grandson of "Famous" Nathan himself, this documentary gem takes a look back at the immigrant experience and almost 100 years of family and New York history.

Photo credit: Daniel Farrell |Read More
Documentary, New York, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker, Food

FARAH GOES BANG

  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Meera Menon
  • Country: USA
Farah hits the road with her buddies to stump for John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election, hoping the trip will be her opportunity to finally shed her unwanted virginity. She soon finds her efforts on both political and sexual fronts continuously thwarted. Comically balancing that moment’s climate of intolerance with a universal coming-of-age tale, Farah Goes Bang paints a comic portrait of the overdue growing pains of a group of girlfriends and the country itself. |Read More
Female Director(s), Comedy

FAREWELL BENDER

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 92 minutes
  • Directed By: Ben Thompson and Matt Oates
  • Country: USA
Oates' sweet first feature about one last weekend of youthful decadence is filled with hijinks, heartbreak, and beer-fueled bonhomie, as a group of friends (including Kip Pardue and Eddie Kaye Thomas) in their early 20's must come of age and say goodbye to a deceased pal, all within the span of just a few days. |Read More

FAR FROM MEN

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 102 minutes
  • Directed By: David Oelhoffen
  • Country: France
During the height of the Algerian War, an unlikely bond forms between a reserved French teacher (Viggo Mortensen) and the elusive dissident (Reda Kateb) he must turn over to the authorities. Based on a short story by Albert Camus, David Oelhoffen’s classically conceived period Western is a tense and timely study of war’s political and personal sacrifices. |Read More
Drama

FARTHEST

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 120 minutes
  • Directed By: Emer Reynolds
  • Country: Ireland
On the 40th anniversary of Voyager’s twelve-billion-mile flight (and counting), experience a comprehensive behind-the-scenes account from those who built and nurtured this unprecedented deep space achievement. Emer Reynolds creates a vivid celebration of curiosity and exploration for the most audacious project in human history, and one of humankind’s greatest successes. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary

FASTBALL

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Directed By: Jonathan Hock
  • Country: USA
Baseball has always been a game obsessed with statistics and speed. Thrown at upwards of 100 miles per hour, a fastball moves too quickly for human cognition and accelerates into the realm of intuition. Fastball is a look at how the game at its highest levels of achievement transcends logic and even skill, becoming the primal struggle for man to control the uncontrollable.

Screenings of Fastball will be preceded by Origins – Colin Kaepernick: If you know football, you know one of its biggest stars, QB Colin Kaepernick. Yet, it was on the baseball diamond that a young Colin would be forever changed. At 12, he was already a stand-out athlete, head and shoulders over his peers in both size and skill. But on one fateful day, the hits were not coming, his fielding was off and his attitude was bad. His father would see this opportunity as a moment to help redirect Colin’s life and forever alter his destiny. |Read More
Sports, Documentary, NY Director(s)