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SHOWING 210 FILMS FROM THE FESTIVAL YEAR 2012

APPLE STORE PANEL: YOUR SISTER'S SISTER

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 45 minutes
  • Country: USA
Join director Lynn Shelton (Humpday) for a discussion of her new film, Your Sister's Sister. The story begins when Iris (Emily Blunt) invites her friend Jack (Mark Duplass) to stay at her family's remote getaway while he grieves the death of his brother. Iris drops in unexpectedly on the heels of Jack's drunken encounter with Iris' sister, Hannah (Rosemarie DeWitt), resulting in a rivalry and other surprising revelations. |Read More

AS LUCK WOULD HAVE IT

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Directed By: Alex de la Iglesia
  • Country: Spain
The economy has kept Roberto (José Mota) out of work for a long time. When a freak accident puts him at the center of a media frenzy, the enterprising ad exec hires a snaky agent to help him cash in on his life-or-death situation. It's up to Roberto's adoring wife (the vivacious Salma Hayek) to convince him he's worth more alive than dead. Cult director Álex de la Iglesia takes a fresh new step, combining a darkly comic satire with an emotional drama of a family's love. |Read More
Drama, Thriller

ASAD

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 18 minutes
  • Directed By: Bryan Buckley
  • Country: USA
A 12-year-old boy in a war-torn fishing village in Somalia must decide between falling into the pirate life or rising above to choose the path of an honest fisherman in Asad.

Screening as part of the Shorts: Character Flaws program. |Read More
Drama

AVANT-GARDE MASTERS: A DECADE OF FILM PRESERVATION

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 72 minutes
  • Country: USA
The Avant-Garde Masters grants were created in 2003 by the National Film Preservation Foundation and The Film Foundation to preserve American Avant-Garde cinema. Funded by The Film Foundation, the program has helped save more than 90 films in its first decade, making many works available to audiences for the first time since their creation. The Tribeca Film Festival presentation celebrates the program's 10th anniversary with classics by Abigail Child, Larry Gottheim, George Kuchar, Carolee Schneemann, and many more. |Read More

AVENGERS

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 137 minutes
  • Directed By: Joss Whedon
  • Country: USA
The superhero team up of a lifetime—iconic Marvel characters Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye, and Black Widow—band together to pull the world back from the brink of disaster when an unexpected enemy threatens global security. Packed with action and spectacular special effects, The Avengers stars Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, and Samuel L. Jackson. |Read More
Action

B61

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 16 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Buscemi
  • Country: USA
Each morning Vincent, a down-on-his-luck New Yorker, waits at the B61 bus stop, but when mysterious Sal joins him, an unlikely friendship develops.

Screening as part of the Shorts: Men-Hattan program. |Read More
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BABYGIRL

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 77 minutes
  • Directed By: Macdara Vallely
  • Country: USA, Ireland
For as long as she can remember, Bronx teenager Lena has watched her mom Lucy squander her life on a series of deadbeat men. When Victor, her mom's latest boy toy, starts hitting on Lena, she sets up a trap to expose Victor for the creep he is… but the plan backfires. Macdara Vallely crafts a heartfelt drama about the emotional highs and lows in the moment between childhood and adulthood. |Read More
Drama

BAD GONES

  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 13 minutes
  • Directed By: Stéphane Demoustier
  • Country: France
When a man brings his eight-year-old son to a soccer game and the ticket price is higher than he expected, he is desperate not to disappoint the boy in Bad Gones.

Screening as part of the Shorts: Status Update program. |Read More
Sports

BALLROOM DANCER

  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 84 minutes
  • Directed By: Christian Bonke and Andreas Koefoed
  • Country: Denmark
In 2000, Slavik Kryklyvyy became the World Latin American Dance Champion. Enduring success seemed assured, but instead Slavik's career sputtered... until redemption seemed possible with his new partner and lover, Anna. But will Slavik's unwavering ambition prove toxic to their romance? Subtly depicting the pair's shifting relationship through gestures, glances, and the dance itself, Ballroom Dancer begins as a comeback story and evolves into a movingly intimate tragic romance. |Read More
Documentary, Relationships

BAM150

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Sládek
  • Country: USA
Go behind the scenes like never before at BAM, the nation's oldest performing arts center. Featuring footage of recent BAM performances, interviews with groundbreaking artists like Laurie Anderson and Robert Wilson, and the fascinating history of the creative home to such greats as Pina Bausch, Peter Brook, and Merce Cunningham, TFF alum Michael Sládek's (Con Artist) doc shows that BAM's 150 years were not always easy, but are a testament to the power and stamina of the institution that launched Brooklyn as a cultural mecca. |Read More
Documentary, Music

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