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  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 100 minutes
  • Directed By: Matthew Cooke
  • Country: USA
Moving from desperate street dealers to millionaire kingpins, from well-funded DEA agents to politicians who ensure reelection through egregious drug laws, Matthew Cooke’s debut feature is a captivating, shockingly candid guide to the entrenched, corrupt and violent drug industry in which these players each inhabit a vital role. 50 Cent, Susan Sarandon, Woody Harrelson and a wealth of inside voices color this outstanding, detailed documentary. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Country: USA
Tribeca Enterprises and Google Ideas team up for this unique free panel addressing Hollywood's portrayal of illicit networks that traffic everything from narcotics and weapons to body parts and human beings. Experts, law enforcement participants, and survivors will use what we learn from film to examine the mysterious and misunderstood world of illicit trafficking. At a moment when illicit networks are increasing physical and systemic violence and 2 percent of the world's trade is in illicit goods, this panel of experts will separate fact from fiction to launch a critical dialogue. Moderated by Jared Cohen, Director of Google Ideas. |Read More
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
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  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 22 minutes
  • Country: USA
The Emmy-nominated Comedy Central sketch-series Inside Amy Schumer returns for its third season this April. Schumer continues to explore topics revolving around sex, relationships, and the general clusterf*ck that is life. |Read More
Comedy, TV
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  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
The process of running a Kickstarter campaign is about so much more than just raising funding: it's be an opportunity to introduce yourself and your film to a whole new audience of fans, industry, and press. Hear directly from a few of Kickstarter's 17 Tribeca Film alumni about how they utilized Kickstarter to build and engage an audience, and to help launch their films into the world.

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  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 81 minutes
  • Directed By: Madeleine Sackler
  • Country: USA
The Lottery interlaces four families' stories in the months leading up to the high-stakes, low-odds lottery for one of the most successful schools in New York. Set against the backdrop of the highly politicized battle over the future of American education, The Lottery makes the case that any child can succeed.

After the Movie: Director Madeleine Sackler, Joel Klein, chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, former New York City Council Education Committee chair and Harlem Success Academy leader Eva Moskowitz, Harlem parent Karl Willingham, and others will lead a discussion on the issues raised by the film. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 83 minutes
  • Directed By: Don Hardy and Dana Nachman
  • Country: USA
Thousands of lives were shattered by three separate acts of terrorism: the attacks on the World Trade Center, the London bus bombing and the Sari Club bombing in Bali. This inspirational documentary tracks the difficult journeys of three families torn apart by these events as they struggle to pick up the pieces, create lasting legacies for loved ones lost, and ensure love triumphs over hatred.

After the Movie: Join us for a conversation with executive producer Sean Penn and directors Dana Nachman and Don Hardy along with family members featured in the film: Liz Alderman, Steve Alderman, Esther Hyman, and Ben Tullipan as they discuss the importance of making movies that lead to social action. . |Read More


  • Release Year: 2000
  • Runtime: 113 minutes
  • Country: USA
In 2000, Christopher Nolan's striking thriller Memento captivated audiences with its innovative portrait of a man disoriented by short term memory loss, hunting for his wife's killer. In a cinematic landscape littered with scientific myths, Memento is noteworthy for its authentic, but no less intriguing, dramatization of neurological disorder. As we revisit this intellectually challenging film on its 10th anniversary, we celebrate Nolan's unconventional storytelling—as exciting now as it was then.

After the Movie: Join us for a conversation featuring special guests from science and screen, including Memento stars Guy Pearce and Joe Pantoliano, screenwriter Jonathan Nolan (whose short story "Memento Mori" inspired the film), New School professor of psychology Dr. William Hirst, and MIT professor of behavioral neuroscience Dr. Suzanne Corkin. Panelists will explore the science of memory as it relates to Memento and more broadly, the history of Hollywood's portrayal of memory as a dramatic theme. Moderated by NPR's Robert Krulwich. |Read More
Drama, Thriller
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  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Directed By: Kevin Pollak
  • Country: USA
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
Comedy, Documentary
Fortalks offscreen kickstarter
Three festival filmmakers working in documentary, narrative, and webseries sit down with Kickstarter’s Director of Narrative, Elise McCave, to uncover the real story behind their crowdfunding triumphs, trials, and tribulations. Sam Voutas (King of Peking), Carlye Rubin (The Family I Had), and Matthew Wilkas (New York Is Dead) will also offer some insider tips and festival do’s and don’ts. |Read More


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