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SHOWING 272 FILMS FROM THE FESTIVAL YEAR 2015

CROCODILE GENNADIY

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 97 minutes
  • Directed By: Steve Hoover
  • Country: USA
Crocodile Gennadiy, real-life, self-appointed savior, who works tirelessly to rescue homeless, drug-addicted youth from the streets of Mariupol, Ukraine. At the same time, he challenges dealers and abusers. Despite criticism, Gennadiy is determined to continue his work. Sundance Award-winning director Steve Hoover’s second feature is a bold portrait of a man on a mission. |Read More
Drama, Thriller, Documentary

CRONIES

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael J. Larnell
  • Country: USA
In this frisky, funny coming-of-age dramedy from writer-director Michael Larnell and executive producer Spike Lee, two young men struggling with adulthood begin to question their lifelong friendship when a simple errand to buy a birthday gift goes dangerously awry. Balancing influences from Lee to Truffaut, Cronies is nonetheless a contemporary creation all its own: an introspective, in-depth look at our fear of the future, the impact of love, and the true nature of friendship. |Read More
Drama, Comedy, Relationships, NY Director(s), African American Director(s)

CUT

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 139 minutes
  • Directed By: Fatih Akin
  • Country: Germany
Fatih Akin’s historic epic follows one man’s journey through the Ottoman Empire after surviving the 1915 Armenian genocide. Deported from his home in Mardin, Nazareth (Tahar Rahim) moves onwards as a forced laborer. When he learns that his daughters may still be alive, his hope is revived and he travels to America to find them. |Read More
Drama

DEMOCRATS

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 99 minutes
  • Directed By: Camilla Nielsson
  • Country: Denmark
In the wake of Robert Mugabe’s highly criticized 2008 presidential win, a constitutional committee was created in an effort to transition Zimbabwe away from authoritarian leadership. With unprecedented access to the two political rivals overseeing the committee, this riveting, firsthand account of a country’s fraught first steps towards democracy plays at once like an intimate political thriller and unlikely buddy film. |Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary

DIRTY WEEKEND

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Directed By: Neil LaBute
  • Country: USA
Neil LaBute returns to Tribeca with this sharp-edged comedy treat about the ripple effects of desire, whether it’s followed or left unredeemed. Matthew Broderick and Alice Eve are wonderful together as colleagues with secrets who come to depend on each other for understanding as they go to find a spark of excitement in Albuquerque, after dark. |Read More
Drama, Comedy, NY Director(s)

DIXIELAND

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 96 minutes
  • Directed By: Hank Bedford
  • Country: USA
In the hot lazy days of a Mississippi summer two star-crossed lovers, a recently released ex-con (Chris Zylka) and an aspiring stripper (Riley Keough), become trapped in a downward spiral of crime and obsessive love, as they try to ditch their small town lives. Featuring an impressive performance by Faith Hill. |Read More
Drama

DO NOT TRACK

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Country: Canada
To what extent are you being tracked? In this personalized documentary series about privacy and the web economy, creator Brett Gaylor will reveal what the web knows about you— that is if you share your data with him. From mobile phones to social networks, and personalized advertising to big data, this project shows how the modern web is increasingly a space where our movements, speech, and identities are being recorded. |Read More
Transmedia

DOOR INTO THE DARK

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Directed By: May Abdalla and Amy Rose
  • Country: England
"This is a labyrinth.” Find out what it means to be lost in an age of infinite information.

***Prior registration is required to experience Door Into The Dark. Please Follow @TribecaFilmFest for public ticketing release.*** |Read More
Transmedia

DOWN IN THE VALLEY

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 78 minutes
  • Directed By: Jason Hehir
  • Country: USA
How far would you go to save your hometown team? For many Sacramento residents, faced with the nearly certain relocation of their beloved Kings, no boardroom was too distant. One native son proved it. Follow former NBA superstar turned Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson as he battles owners and executives to keep the Kings at home, in this a roaring testament to the passion and power of the small-market fan. An ESPN Films release.

Screenings of Down in the Valley 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
Sports, Documentary

DREAMKILLER

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 109 minutes
  • Directed By: Andrew Jenks
  • Country: USA
In the fall of 2005, 21-year-old Ryan Ferguson received a 40-year prison sentence for a murder that he did not commit. Over the next ten years, his father Bill engages in a tireless crusade to prove Ryan’s innocence. Interspersed with footage from the Ferguson family archive, Andrew Jenks’ film looks at the personal consequences of a wrongful conviction. |Read More
Documentary, NY Director(s)

DRIFTLESS AREA

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Directed By: Zachary Sluser
  • Country: USA, Canada
Pierre Hunter (Anton Yelchin), a bartender with unyielding optimism, returns to his tiny hometown after his parents’ death. When he falls for the enigmatic Stella (Zooey Deschanel), Pierre is unknowingly pulled into a cat-and-mouse game that involves a duffel bag full of cash, a haphazard yet determined criminal (John Hawkes), and a mystery that will determine all of their fates. With Alia Shawkat, Frank Langella, Aubrey Plaza, and Ciarán Hinds. |Read More
Drama

DRUNK STONED BRILLIANT DEAD THE STORY OF THE NATIONAL LAMPOON

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Directed By: Douglas Tirola
  • Country: USA
Using rare, never-before-seen archival footage and in-depth interviews with fans and founders, Douglas Tirola traces National Lampoon’s evolution from underground countercultural movement to mainstream household brand. Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead is a riotous and revealing chronicle of a trailblazing comedic institution and a celebration of creative expression at its radical, envelope-pushing finest. |Read More
Comedy, Documentary, New York, NY Director(s)

EMELIE

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 82 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Thelin
  • Country: USA
After their regular babysitter can't make it, the Thompson family turns to her substitute Anna to supervise the children while they go out to celebrate their anniversary. At first Anna seems like a dream come true for the kids, as she allows them play with things that are usually off-limits, but as the night creeps along they soon find out that she is not who she seems to be. |Read More
Drama, Thriller

EMPERORS NEW CLOTHES

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 101 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Winterbottom and Michael Winterbottom
  • Country: U.K.
Cinema's prolific writer/director Michael Winterbottom and comedian/provocateur Russell Brand join forces in this polemical expose about inequality and the financial crisis. From London to New York the film combines documentary style, archive footage and comedy to explore how the crisis has gravely affected the 99% and only benefited the 1%. |Read More
Documentary

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