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Samba   nicolas cordone  web1


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Israel Cárdenas and Laura Amelia Guzman
  • Country: Dominican Republic
Cisco has his back against the ropes. After spending 15 years in an American jail, he’s returned to the Dominican Republic yet is unable to get a job, a problem compounded by his mother’s ailing health and his younger brother’s delinquent habits. To make money, he’s resorted to illegal street fighting. But Cisco finds a possible salvation in Nichi, an Italian ex-boxer who sees dollar signs in Cisco’s gritty fighting skills. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Sports, Female Screenwriter(s), Latino Director(s)
Tff17 saturday church 1


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 81 minutes
  • Directed By: Damon Cardasis
  • Country: USA
14-year-old Ulysses is a shy and effeminate teen being raised in the Bronx by his strict Aunt Rose. He finds escape in a rich fantasy life of music and dance, and soon with a vibrant transgender youth community called Saturday Church. Damon Cardasis’ directorial debut is a rousing celebration of one boy’s search for his identity. |Read More
Drama, Music, New York, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker, LGBT
Thescarecrow web 1


  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 12 minutes
  • Directed By: Phillip Rhys
  • Country: USA, U.K.
A recently divorced man confronts the rocky shores of loneliness after spending a day with his adolescent son and an encounter with his ex-wife. |Read More
Seances we 1


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 20 minutes
  • Directed By: Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson, and Galen Johnson
  • Country: Canada
Seances, co-created with the National Film Board of Canada, presents a wholly new way of experiencing film narrative. By dynamically generating a series of film sequences in unique configurations, potentially hundreds of thousands of new stories will be conjured by code. Each will exist only in the moment—no pausing, scrubbing or sharing—offering the audience one chance to see this film. |Read More
Seekingplutosfrigidheart  newyorktimes


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 0 minutes
  • Directed By: The New York Times
  • Country: USA
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. |Read More
Sens web 1


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 0 minutes
  • Directed By: Charles Ayats, Armand Lemarchand, and Marc-Antoine Mathieu
  • Country: France
SENS is the first project to adapt a graphic novel into a virtual reality. It is also a beautifully universal experience that works without words. The game invites you to a trip through a graphic maze: all around you are arrows in ever-changing shapes, showing you the way. Where will it lead you? (Ayats served as the designer of Climate Anxiety at Tribeca Hacks in 2015.) |Read More
Tff17 sensitives drewxanthopoulos 1


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 83 minutes
  • Directed By: Drew Xanthopoulos
  • Country: USA
Meet the Sensitives, people who are debilitatingly sensitive to modern life—electricity, chemicals, you name it. Their symptoms and coping mechanisms might vary, but they all face the unusual and heartbreaking choice of either living in dangerous and uncertain conditions with their loved ones, or in physical and technological isolation. Director Drew Xanthopoulos captures their lives in cinematic verite style. |Read More
Documentary, First Time Filmmaker, Environmental
Tff17 sgnt james 1


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 7 minutes
  • Directed By: Alexandre Perez
  • Country: France
It’s Leo’s bedtime, but he thinks there is something under his bed. Is it just the harmless imagination of a young boy, or something more sinister? Is it…you? From director Alexandre Perez, Sergeant James recaptures the innocence of youth, the wonder of the unknown, the folly of fear and the terrifying possibility that things are far creepier than they seem. |Read More


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