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Dont look down web 1


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 97 minutes
  • Directed By: Daniel Gordon
  • Country: U.K.
In the late '80s and early '90s, daredevil entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson made an audacious attempt to cross the Atlantic and Pacific in the world's largest hot air balloon. Don't Look Down is a personal revelation; a dramatic tale of survival and drive. Branson recounts his experience with uncanny vividity, and reveals how baiting death forever changed him. |Read More
Every act of life  unknown  1


  • Release Year: 2018
  • Runtime: 92 minutes
  • Directed By: Jeff Kaufman
  • Country: USA
Every Act of Life presents a revealing portrait of four-time Tony-winning playwright Terrence McNally’s groundbreaking, six-decade career in the theater, fight for LGBTQ rights, and triumph over addiction. |Read More
New York, LGBT
Everybody knows elizabeth murray web 1


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
  • Directed By: Kristi Zea
  • Country: USA
This tribute to the dynamic artist Elizabeth Murray, an intrinsic figure in New York's contemporary art landscape from the 1970s until the early 2000s, highlights her struggle to balance personal and family ambition with artistic drive in a male-dominated art world. It also addresses her later battle with cancer, at the peak of her career. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, New York, NY Director(s)
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  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 96 minutes
  • Directed By: Dan Rush
  • Country: USA
Will Ferrell gives a heartfelt and affecting performance in newcomer Dan Rush's funny and touching adaptation of the Raymond Carver short story "Why Don't You Dance?" After losing his job and his wife in the same day, Nicolas Halsey hits rock bottom and moves all his possessions, and himself, to his front yard. With the help of a lonely teenager and his pregnant neighbor (Rebecca Hall), Nick begins to dispose of old junk, mend his past, and begin a new life. |Read More
Tff17 the exception 1


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 107 minutes
  • Directed By: David Leveaux
  • Country: USA, U.K.
A riveting World War II thriller, The Exception follows German soldier Stefan Brandt, tasked with investigating exiled German Monarch Kaiser Wilhelm II, only to find himself drawn into an unexpected and passionate romance with mysterious housemaid Mieke. When Heinrich Himmler, head of the SS, comes for an unexpected visit, secrets are revealed, allegiances tested, and Brandt is forced to make the ultimate choice between honoring his country and following his heart.

After the Premiere Screening: A conversation with director David Leveaux and actor Christopher Plummer. |Read More
Drama, Thriller, First Time Filmmaker
Hardlovinwoman web 1


  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 36 minutes
On April 15, a special evening of short films with a musical performance will serve as the Festival Hub film program opener. Michael Rapaport will debut his short documentary Hard Lovin' Woman which explores the sacrifices acclaimed actress, Juliette Lewis, makes to pursue her first love, music. The rock band, Juliette and the Licks, will perform following the screening. It will be preceded by the short on artist Bradley Theodore, Becoming: Bradley Theodore, directed by Matt Pizzano. |Read More
Tff17 from the ashes web2


  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 82 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Bonfiglio
  • Country: USA
From the Ashes captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future should be under the Trump Administration. From Appalachia to the West’s Powder River Basin, the film goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on coal” to present compelling and often heartbreaking stories about what’s at stake for our economy, health, and climate. From the Ashes invites audiences to learn more about an industry on the edge and what it means for their lives.

Before the Premiere Screening: Special introduction by three-term Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg.

After the Premiere Screening: A conversation with director Michael Bonfiglio, Founder & CEO of Coalfield Development Corporation, Brandon Dennison, director of the Sierra Club's Beyond Coal Campaign, Mary Anne Hitt, and film subject Misti O'Quinn to discuss the state of the American coal industry. Moderated by Edward Norton. |Read More
Documentary, Environmental
Geezer web 1


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • Directed By: Lee Kirk
  • Country: USA
Perry (Billie Joe Armstrong) is a happily married father of two living a comfortable but sedate life in the suburbs. On the occasion of his 40th birthday, he seeks to revisit his former life as the lead singer in a popular punk band though his middle-aged reality quickly (and hilariously) clashes with the indulgences of his youth. |Read More
Drama, Comedy, Music
Ghostheads web 1


  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 64 minutes
  • Directed By: Brendan Mertens
  • Country: USA, Canada
Join us for a special sneak preview screening of Brendan Mertens' documentary exploring the many faces of Ghostbusters fandom and celebrating 30 years of one of cinema’s most iconic franchises.Featuring interviews with Dan Aykroyd, Ivan Reitman, Sigourney Weaver, and Paul Feig. |Read More
Documentary, New York


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