Incomplete History of the Travelogue, 1925


  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 9 minutes
  • Directed By: Sasha Waters Freyer
  • Country: USA
A lyrical essay film that captures the spirit of excess and adventure embodied by The Great Gatsby (published in 1925) in fragments from home movies of a wealthy American family abroad in Europe and North Africa.

Screening as part of the Shorts: Journeys Across Cultural Landscapes program. |Read More
Independent Women: 15 Years Of NYWIFT-Funded Film Preservation
Dating from 1950 to 1984, these 11 short films contain experimental narratives, personal documentaries, and abstract animation from the likes of Mary Ellen Bute, Storm de Hirsch, Faith Hubley, and Marie Menken, as well as contemporary voices of living female artists. Asserting the contributions of women filmmakers in the canon of the American experimental avant-garde, this program also celebrates 15 years of direct financial support for preservation of historically under-recognized films by women through the Women's Film Preservation Fund of New York Women in Film & Television. Special thanks to Academy Film Archive, Anthology Film Archives, Emily Hubley, The Museum of Modern Art Department of Film, Cecile Starr, and the individual filmmakers for their participation.

Tribeca Talks: Join us for a conversation with an eclectic group of women filmmakers who helped shape avant-garde cinema. Panelists to include: directors Liane Brandon, Lisa Crafts, Barbara Hammer, Jane Aaron, Bette Gordon, Caroline Mouris, as well as Bute films curator/collector Cecile Starr, animator Emily Hubley, and Tribeca's experimental film programmer Jon Gartenberg. Moderated by Drake Stutesman, Co-Chair of The Women's Film Preservation Fund and editor of Framework: The Journal of Cinema and Media. |Read More
Indian Point


  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Directed By: Ivy Meeropol
  • Country: USA
Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant looms just 35 miles from Times Square. With over 50 million people living in close proximity to the aging facility, its continued operation has generated controversy for the surrounding community. In the brewing fight for clean energy and the catastrophic possibilities of complacency, director Ivy Meeropol weaves a startling portrait of our uncertain nuclear future. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, New York, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)


  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • Directed By: Alastair Orr
  • Country: USA
A group of five American friends travel to Panama and befriend a local woman in their hotel bar. Despite some ominous whispers, they join her on a daytrip to the pristine falls in the nearby jungle, but what begins as an innocent outing quickly turns terrifying after the woman suddenly goes missing. As night closes in, the friends realize too late the truth behind the rumors: the legendary, blood-sucking Chupacabra is now stalking them. |Read More
Action, Horror
Indigenous Medias Film Incubator Project


  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
With Josh Hutcherson and Jake Avnet, powered by The Black List

The Indigenous Media Film Incubator, in partnership with actor/producer Josh Hutcherson and Michelle Hutcherson's Turkeyfoot Productions, and powered by The Black List, is aimed at discovering and mentoring emerging filmmakers. Through the incubator, Indigenous Media has committed $100,000 to produce five short films from generation-defining screenplays that feature core characters in their late teens to late twenties, one of which Hutcherson will direct. The incubator will help new storytellers navigate the process of taking their story from the page to the screen and create films that can thrive on digital/emerging platforms. There is also the potential to fund and produce feature-length films based on the shorts.

Discussion during the Tribeca Digital Creators Market. |Read More
In Fabric


  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 118 minutes
  • Directed By: Peter Strickland
  • Country: UK
A cursed scarlet dress passes through the lives of several characters in Peter Strickland’s surreal ghost story. Uniting cinematic trickery with deadpan comedy, In Fabric is a dazzling reimagining of the genre film. |Read More
Horror, Comedy


  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 98 minutes
  • Country: Japan
Death is "just a breath away" in this horror film from Japan that is set in a horrifying hospital whose overworked staff is busy covering up their own malpractice until one patient exhibits gruesome, and deadly, symptoms - and then disappears. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 105 minutes
  • Directed By: Josh Appignanesi and Josh Appignanesi
  • Country: U.K.
Mahmud Nasir (comedian Omid Djalili) may not be the most observant Muslim, but deep down he is a true believer. His life is turned upside down when he learns he was adopted-but most scandalous is that his birth mother was Jewish! And his given name was Solly Shimshillewitz! As Mahmud tumbles into a full-scale identity crisis, a true comedy of religious errors unfolds. With Richard Schiff and Matt Lucas. |Read More
In God We Trust


  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 82 minutes
  • Directed By: Victor Kubicek and Derek Anderson
  • Country: USA
Bernie Madoff ruined many lives before his arrest in 2008. Perhaps no one was so personally affected as his longtime personal secretary, Eleanor Squillari. Meet Squillari in the days and months after the arrest, as her obsession with the case grows into her own unique search for clues. In God We Trust follows Squillari on her personal journey for justice, exposing previously unknown facts about the greatest financial crime ever committed. |Read More
Drama, Crime, Documentary
Inherit the Wind


  • Release Year: 1960
  • Runtime: 128 minutes
  • Country: USA
Nearly a half-century ago, an all-star cast (including Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, and Gene Kelly) and director brought this fictionalized version of the infamous 1925 Scopes Monkey Trial to the big screen. Join us as we revisit this modern classic in recognition of Charles Darwin's 200th birthday as well as the 150th anniversary of the publication of his seminal (and to some, still controversial) On the Origin of Species. |Read More
In Living Color


  • Release Year: 1990
  • Runtime: 22 minutes
  • Country: USA
Twenty-five years after its finale, the cast and creator of the groundbreaking sketch comedy show In Living Color will reunite to reflect on the Emmy Award-winning show that upended the landscape of television comedy and launched the careers of some of the greatest entertainers of our time. Following a screening of the pilot episode of In Living Color, the series creator and stars will come together to celebrate the show’s immeasurable influence and illuminate how the show continues to be equal parts subversive and hilarious. |Read More
In My Fathers House


  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 93 minutes
  • Directed By: Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg
  • Country: USA
After moving into his childhood home on Chicago’s South Side, Grammy Award–winning rapper Che "Rhymefest" Smith hesitantly sets out to reconnect with his estranged father, the man who abandoned him over twenty years ago. In My Father’s House is a stirring, multigenerational chronicle of Che's sincere but often-fraught journey to build a future for his own family by reconnecting with his traumatic past. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, Music, NY Director(s)


  • Runtime: 90 minutes
From Alfred Kinsey to Howard Hughes, Hollywood has tapped a less than likely source for dramatic story lines and it seems to be paying off. Join Harry Evans, author of They Made America as he moderates a discussion about how the stories of scientists and innovators are leaping to the big screen and box office success. |Read More
In Order of Disappearance


  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 118 minutes
  • Directed By: Hans Petter Moland
  • Country: Norway
Upstanding community leader Nils (Stellan Skarsgård) learns the news that his son has died of a heroin overdose. Suspecting foul play, he soon finds himself at the center of an escalating underworld gang war between Serbian drug dealers and a sociopathic criminal mastermind known only as “The Count.” Hans Petter Moland’s action-thriller is an entertaining and intelligent black comedy set in the dead of frozen Norwegian winter. |Read More
Action, Comedy