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  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 23 minutes
  • Directed By: Ishai Setton and B. Radical
  • Country: USA
Fearless leader and senseless con, Bounce and his crossword puzzle obsessed, ex-boxer brother, Sugar, convince their former partner in crime to help them bury a mysterious package in the desert. If they follow the ransom-style instruction note, there's a $75,000 dollar payday waiting for them. The contents of the package remain a mystery until they reach the burial location where they decide to take a peek. What they find inside changes everything. |Read More
Drama, Action, Thriller


  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 85 minutes
  • Directed By: Daniel Benmayor
  • Country: Spain
Eight strangers convene in a remote forest for an expensive experts-only paintball retreat. They enter the game at full throttle, but already something's not right. The rules have changed and more is at stake than they expected. This frenetic thriller is akin to a live-action video game, but getting to Level 10 doesn't seem to guarantee anything. |Read More
Action, Horror, Thriller


  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 110 minutes
  • Directed By: Park Chan-ok and Park Chan-ok
  • Country: South Korea
Joongshik and Eunmo live in Paju: a gray town where the urban landscape is as bleak as the fate of its residents. In writer/director Chan-ok Park's emotionally intense follow-up to award-winning Jealousy Is My Middle Name (TFF '03), the personal travails of two antiheros are delicately unveiled through an anachronistic period of eight years, demonstrating how easily the lines of development and destruction are sometimes blurred. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 92 minutes
  • Directed By: Cosima Spender
  • Country: U.K., Italy
Taking bribes and making deals is as essential as being a good rider in the Palio, the world’s oldest horse race. Giovanni, a young jockey, is up to the challenge when he faces his former mentor on the track. What ensues is a thrilling battle with the intoxicating drama that is at the center of Italian tradition.

Screenings of Palio will be preceded by Origins - Danica Patrick: Star race car driver Danica Patrick retells the moment she discovered her super power as a 10 year-old racing go-carts. It was on a little track in rural Beloit, Wisconsin where she discovered that she would do anything to win, and found the internal drive and focus to accomplish greatness. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • Directed By: Gia Coppola
  • Country: USA
Shy soccer player April (Emma Roberts) babysits for her single-dad coach, Mr. B. (James Franco). Introspective Teddy (Jack Kilmer) hangs with his sidekick, Fred (Nat Wolff), an unpredictable live wire. One party bleeds into another as April and Teddy finally acknowledge their mutual affection, and Fred’s escalating recklessness spirals into chaos. Palo Alto is a vibrant cinematic immersion into the overlapping stories and emotions that make up the high school experience. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), First Time Filmmaker, Friendship


Yesim Ustaoglu's (Journey to the Sun) latest is a gorgeous, expertly developed cross-generational dramedy. When an aging matriarch (90-year-old Tsilla Chelton) starts showing signs of dementia, her dysfunctional family in Istanbul must navigate a minefield of unresolved issues to care for her. Pandora's Box took the top prize and Chelton was named best actress at the San Sebastián International Film Festival. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s)


  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 3 minutes
  • Directed By: Egill Kristbjornsson and Egill Kristbjornsson
  • Country: U.K.
Paper is an experimental short film designed to explore texture in moving image. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2003
  • Runtime: 84 minutes
  • Country: USA
This moving documentary follows students at southeast Tennessee's Whitwell Middle School (nearly 98 percent white) as they try to collect six million paper clips -- one for each Jew killed in the Holocaust. Whitwell's location -- near both the birthplace of the Ku Klux Klan and the site of the Scopes Monkey Trial -- gives that effort added resonance, and the film uncommon poignancy. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2005
  • Runtime: 19 minutes
  • Directed By: Jeremy Haccoun
  • Country: U.K.
A man wakes up at the bottom of a well with no memories, in company of an old man who claims that they are in a dungeon during the Middle Ages and that they are both sentenced to starve to death. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 116 minutes
  • Directed By: Simon Brand
  • Country: USA
In this Colombian box office hit, a lovesick teen (Aldemar Correa) follows his seductive girlfriend as they illegally travel from Medellín to New York. When they are separated in Queens, he begins a desperate search to find her. Featuring John Leguizamo and Ana de la Reguera (Nacho Libre). |Read More


  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 10 minutes
  • Directed By: Nadav Kurtz
  • Country: USA
Three Mexican immigrants who risk their lives every day rappelling down some of the tallest skyscrapers in Chicago reveal their thoughts about work, mortality, and the people they observe inside the high-rises they clean in Paraíso.

Screening as part of the Shorts: Help Wanted program. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • Directed By: Christian Tafdrup
  • Country: Denmark
Told with deadpan Nordic humor and a touch of surrealism, Parents follows Kjeld and Vibeke, two empty-nesters who find themselves unable to let go of the past. Stripped of their identity without their son, who recently moved away from home, they attempt to reclaim their youthful vigor by moving back into the old apartment where they first fell in love, only to realize that everything that once defined them might no longer exist. |Read More


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 92 minutes
  • Directed By: Eleanor Coppola
  • Country: USA
Long married to a successful but inattentive film producer, Anne is at a crossroads in her life. Enter Jacques, a French bon vivant, who offers to drive Anne from Cannes to Paris. What begins as an innocent favor quickly turns into an unexpectedly wandering road trip filled with fine cuisine and looming romance. Eleanor Coppola’s elegant journey takes us to the heart of a woman surprised to find long-buried memories resurface and unforeseen attraction arise.

After the Premiere Screening:

After the Premiere Screening: Audiences will be treated to French food pairings inspired by the film. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Comedy, Female Screenwriter(s)


  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 84 minutes
  • Directed By: Danae Elon and Danae Elon
  • Country: Canada
To cut or not to cut? Pregnant with a baby boy, director Danae Elon and her husband face "a big choice about his little penis." From New York to London, Istanbul to Israel, Elon travels the world in an effort to understand the controversial ritual of male circumcision. At the heart of this emotional, shockingly funny journey is a modern family, an innocent little boy, and a mother's unwavering love. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary


  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 18 minutes
  • Directed By: Evan Beamer
  • Country: USA
A scripted comedy created by Lisa Schwartz and Lacey Friedman that tells the story of an overachieving superstar, played by Lisa herself, who is forced to take a humiliating low-wage job and learns that it ain’t easy to make an honest living.
(New Form Digital/Maker Studios)

Special Screening debuting alongside the Tribeca Digital Creators Market. Includes a post-screening conversation with the creators. |Read More
Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Female Screenwriter(s)