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Madly original 2 web


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 106 minutes
  • Directed By: Gael García Bernal, Mia Wasikowska, Sebastian Silva, Anurag Kashyap, Sion Sono, and Natasha Khan
  • Country: USA, U.K., India, Australia, Argentina, Japan
Madly is an international anthology of short films exploring love in all its permutations. Directed by some of the most vibrant filmmakers working today, the six stories in Madly portray contemporary love in all its glorious, sad, ecstatic, empowering, and erotic manifestations. | Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), New York, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)
Magnus  web new  1


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 76 minutes
  • Directed By: Benjamin Ree
  • Country: Norway
Carlsen is known as the 'Mozart of Chess' because, unlike many chess grandmasters, he possesses innate ability, an unbelievable memory, and unrivaled creativity. Memorized moves and calculated probability can only carry a chess player so far; Magnus exploits this weakness in his opponents on his way to becoming the World Chess Champion. | Read More
Documentary and Female Screenwriter(s)
Tmwki web 1


  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 109 minutes
  • Directed By: Matthew Brown
  • Country: U.K.
In 1913, a self-taught mathematics prodigy Ramanujan (Dev Patel) traveled from his home in India to Trinity College in Cambridge to study with the esteemed professor GH Hardy (Jeremy Irons). Hardy fights for Ramanujan to be recognized as the two struggle with prejudice, illness, and culture on the road to perfecting the theorems that changed the course of history of math. | Read More
Tff2017 manic sandravalde hansen web1


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 17 minutes
  • Country: USA
After Aurora Carter, an Ivy League-bound, AP Exam enthusiast finds that her over-achieving obsessiveness lands her in a boarding school for kids with mental illnesses. Now she has a singular goal: prove she doesn’t belong with the rest of the freaks. Determined to fight the system, Aurora makes alliances with the other girls one by one and inspires them to take control of their lives. With: Shanice Williams, Dot-Marie Jones, Russell Andrews, Nicki Micheaux, VyVy Nguyen. | Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)
Tff17 manifesto  julian rosefeldt 1 all portraits


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Directed By: Julian Rosefeldt
  • Country: Germany
All current art is fake. Nothing is original. These are some of the statements exposed in artist Julian Rosefeldt's stunning piece. Starring Cate Blanchett, we witness a series of vignettes which draw upon artist manifestos that question the true nature of art. A chameleonic Blanchett gives a tour-de-force performance as she transforms in each segment like never before. | Read More
Tff17 cinematography masterclassv2
Acclaimed cinematographer Ellen Kuras, ASC, frequent collaborator with directors Michel Gondry and Spike Lee, takes you behind the camera, from choosing the right lenses to crafting a specific vision. Academy Award®-nominated for her directorial debut documentary film, The Betrayal – Nerakhoon, she will offer tips and provide examples from her work on films including Blow and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. | Read More
Glenn kiser dolbyevent


  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
Free - no ticket required

Glenn Kiser, Director of the Dolby Institute, discusses the complexities of creating sound and music for film with filmmakers and sound pioneers whose work is featured in this year’s festival, including Justin Tipping, director of Kicks, and Jeff Grace, director of Folk Hero & Funny Guy . Please check the website for more speakers. | Read More
Tff17 dolby masterclass
The new animated short film Escape utilizes exciting new imaging and sound technologies, Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos, to present a euphoric vision of the future. Join composer/sound designer Imogen Heap, directors Limbert Fabian and Brandon Oldenburg, and other members of the film’s creative team as they discuss how they used audio technologies to tell this compelling story. | Read More
Large panelsmarquee ellenlewis


  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
Free - no ticket required

Esteemed Casting Directors Ellen Lewis and Ellen Chenoweth have worked with some of the greatest directors including Martin Scorsese, Mike Nichols, Jim Jarmusch, the Coen Brothers, George Clooney and Stephen Spielberg. They divulge the process of casting and discovering some of today’s most recognizable faces. Moderated by Bernard Telsey. | Read More


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