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SHOWING 272 FILMS FROM THE FESTIVAL YEAR 2015

APPLE STORE PANEL IN MY FATHERS HOUSE

  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
Join Directors Ricki Stern & Annie Sundberg, and subjects Che “Rhymefest” Smith and Brian Tillman for a discussion about their film In My Father’s House moderated by Tambay Obenson. 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

APPLE STORE PANEL IN TRANSIT

  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
Join Directors Lynn True, Nelson Walker, & David Osit for a discussion about their film In Transit moderated by Eric Kohn. The Empire Builder is America’s busiest long-distance train route, running from Chicago to Seattle. Throughout these corridors sit runaways, adventurers, and loners – a myriad of passengers waiting to see what their journey holds. A touching and honest observation, co-directed by the iconic Albert Maysles, In Transit breathes life into the long commute, and contemplates the unknowns that lie at our final destination. |Read More

APPLE STORE PANEL KING JACK

  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
Join Director Felix ThompsonCharlie Plummer, Danny Flaherty, and Christian Madsen for a discussion about their film King Jack moderated by Shipra Gupta. Growing up in a rural town filled with violent delinquents, Jack has learned to do what it takes to survive, despite having an oblivious mother and no father. After his aunt falls ill and a younger cousin comes to stay with him, the hardened 15-year-old discovers the importance of friendship, family, and looking for happiness even in the most desolate of circumstances. |Read More

APPLE STORE PANEL LIVE FROM NEW YORK

  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
Join Director Bao Nguyen, Producers JL Pomeroy and Tom Broecker for a discussion about their film Live From New York! moderated by Dana Harris. A New York institution and comedy powerhouse, Saturday Night Live has been churning out hilarious sketches and launching top comedy talent for 40 years. In honor of the occasion, director Bao Nguyen looks back at the show’s history, influence, and most memorable moments. |Read More

APPLE STORE PANEL MAGGIE

  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
Join Director Henry Hobson and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger for a discussion about their film Maggie moderated by Eric Kohn.There's a deadly zombie epidemic threatening humanity, but Wade (Arnold Schwarzenegger), a small-town farmer and family man, refuses to accept defeat even when his daughter Maggie (Abigail Breslin) becomes infected. As Maggie's condition worsens and the authorities seek to eradicate those with the virus, Wade is pushed to the limits in an effort to protect her. Joely Richardson co-stars in this post-apocalyptic thriller. Lionsgate/Roadside Attractions release. |Read More

APPLE STORE PANEL MEADOWLAND

  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
Join Director Reed Morano, and actor/producer Olivia Wilde for a discussion about their film Meadowland moderated by Nigel Smith. Sarah and Phil’s son goes missing, shattering their life together and forcing each to find their own way to cope. Cinematographer-turned-director Reed Morano presents a masterfully crafted contemplation on a relationship strained to the breaking point. Olivia Wilde and Luke Wilson capture the unraveling emotions with remarkable power, alongside Kevin Corrigan, John Leguizamo, Elisabeth Moss, Giovanni Ribisi, Juno Temple, and Merritt Wever. |Read More

APPLE STORE PANEL MISERY LOVES COMEDY

  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
Join Director Kevin Pollak for a discussion about their film Misery Loves Comedy moderated by Nigel Smith. An insightful documentary that delves into the psyche of a comic to find out whether you must be miserable to be a comedian. With interviews with some of the biggest names in comedy, including Jimmy Fallon, Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan, and Judd Apatow. |Read More

APPLE STORE PANEL TENURED

  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
Join Director Chris Modoono, and actors Kate Flannery and Gil Zabarsky for a discussion about their film Tenured moderated by Casey Cipriani. In Christopher Modoono’s hilarious directorial debut, a broody and foul-mouthed elementary school teacher, Ethan Collins, finds his life turned upside down when his wife leaves him. Stuck with a group of precocious fifth graders, and fraught with fizzling writing aspirations, Ethan uses the school play as a last-ditch effort to fix his marriage. Will this be his greatest accomplishment or his most misguided lesson to date? |Read More

APPLE STORE PANEL TFF SNEAK PEEK

  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
Join Zachary Treitz & Kate Lyn Sheil, Men Go To Battle, Erin Lee Carr, Thought Crimes, Andrew Renzi, Franny, Nelson George, Ballerina’s Tale, Celia Rowlson-Hall, Ma, and Moderator Cara Cusumano as they discuss their films in the lead up to the festival screenings. |Read More

APPLE STORE PANEL THE OVERNIGHT

  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
Join Director Patrick Brice, actors Taylor Schilling, Judith Godrèche and producer Naomi Scott and moderator Nigel Smith as they discuss The Overnight. Alex and Emily have just moved to LA with their young son. Eager to make new friends, they accept an invitation to a party from the father of their son’s playground mate. After the kids fall asleep, the “playdate” takes a bizarre turn in this racy and hilarious romp. Featuring Judith Godrèche, Taylor Schilling, Jason Schwartzman, and Adam Scott. |Read More

APPLE STORE PANEL TRIBECA NOW CREATORS SHOWCASE

  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
Join Bianca Giaever, Jayson Musson (Adventures of Jamel), Gregory Bayne (Zero Point), Drew Droege for a discussion about the Tribeca N.O.W. Showcase moderated by Holly Voges. Meet some of the creative minds behind this year's Tribeca N.O.W. (New Online Work) showcase which celebrates creators working in the online space, including web series, animation, documentary, and comedy. Some of this year's participants will be on hand to show clips, and discuss their work and process. |Read More

APPLE STORE PANEL WANNABE

  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
Join Director Nick Sandow, and Actor Michael Imperioli, Actor/Producer Vincent Piazza, producers Mike Gasparro and Lizzie Nastro for a discussion about their film Wannabe moderated by Emily Buder.Gotti-obsessed and hopelessly in love, Thomas (Boardwalk Empire’s Vincent Piazza) and Rose (Academy Award®–winner Patricia Arquette) are looking to fit in to a neighborhood where mob-ties equal social currency. Amidst events surrounding the 1992 trial of John Gotti, Thomas and Rose attempt to make their mark. Executive produced by Martin Scorsese. |Read More

ARMOR OF LIGHT

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Directed By: Abigail Disney
  • Country: USA
This inspiring documentary digs into the deep affinity between the evangelical Christian movement and our country's gun culture — and how one top minister and anti-abortion activist undergoes a change of consciousness to challenge prevailing attitudes toward firearms among his fellow Christians. |Read More
Documentary

ASHBY

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 103 minutes
  • Directed By: Tony McNamara
  • Country: USA
Awkward Ed Wallis (Nat Wolff) needs help fitting in and turns to his neighbor Ashby Holt (Mickey Rourke) for help. Ashby’s unforgiving brand of tough love soon tests their friendship, and it hardly helps when Ed learns that Ashby is a former CIA assassin. Peppered with upbeat music and standout performances, Ashby is a spirited, self-referential update on Harold and Maude for a John Wick generation. With Emma Roberts and Sarah Silverman. |Read More
Drama, Comedy

AS I AM THE LIFE AND TIMES OF DJ AM

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 102 minutes
  • Directed By: Kevin Kerslake
  • Country: USA
Adam Goldstein made a name for himself, most notably as DJ AM but not least for his celebrity connections. As I Am is an insider’s look into the life of the late, famed mash-up pioneer: his professional successes that made him the first million-dollar deejay in the United States and his incredibly complex personal life that featured a long battle with drug addiction. |Read More
Drama, Documentary, Music

AUTISM IN LOVE

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 75 minutes
  • Directed By: Matt Fuller
  • Country: USA
What does it mean to love and be loved? With remarkable compassion, director Matt Fuller examines the reality of autistic adulthood and shows how the members of this often-misunderstood community cope with the challenge of keeping romance alive. Autism in Love is a celebration of accepting the differences in others, and in ourselves. |Read More
Documentary, Relationships
Like surprises? Buy a ticket in advance to this Awards screening, which will be selected by the World Narrative Competition jury. Or buy an awards pass for access to all awards screenings here. The Best Cinematography awarded film is Bridgend.

Sara (Hannah Murray) and her dad arrive in a town haunted by a spate of teenage suicides. When she falls in love with Jamie (Josh O’Connor), she becomes prey to the depression that threatens to engulf them all. Jeppe Rønde's debut is based on the real-life Welsh county borough of Bridgend, which has recorded at least 79 suicides since 2007. |Read More
Like surprises? Buy a ticket in advance to this Awards screening, which will be selected by the World Documentary Competition jury. Or buy an awards pass for access to all awards screenings here. The Best Editing, Documentary goes to Palio.

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