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From April 24 through May 2, the Insider Center will become the Festival’s backstage, giving American Express® Cardmembers access to complimentary After-Movie Events, Film Oriented Discussions, and Shorts Screenings.  In addition, Cardmembers have access to ongoing hospitality.  American Express Card and proof of Festival attendance required (e.g. Festival ticket stub or badge.) Reserve your space for select events.

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Returning to the Tribeca Film Festival for a second time is Grammy-nominated music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas, who owns Chop Shop Music Supervision and recently launched her music label Chop Shop Records. Patsavas will curate Breaking the Band, an exclusive live music showcase featuring The Hold Steady, The Virgins, Republic Tigers, and Bad Veins on Friday, May 2 at Webster Hall. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 182 minutes
  • Directed By: Amos Poe
  • Country: USA
Although inspired by a monument of cinematic stasis, Andy Warhol's eight-hour Empire (1964), this new three-hour experiment is an astonishingly beautiful and unexpectedly lively tone poem paying unforgettable tribute to the sights and sounds of the mythical, magical place called Manhattan. |Read More
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  • Runtime: 15 minutes
  • Country: USA
These short shorts-conceived, written, directed by, and featuring Isabella Rossellini (who co-directed with Jody Shapiro)-provide a comical but insightful glimpse at how bugs and insects "make love." See them all together preceding My Winnipeg and in pairs (naturally!) before selected features. |Read More
Female Director(s)
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  • Release Year: N/A
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
Looking for something different, how about a little mystery? To unlock tickets to the Hidden Cinema - solve three puzzles, which can be obtained by following @HendricksGin and @Tribeca on social media. Not only will you gain access in to the mysterious world of the Hidden Cinema, but you will also secure admission to a secret soiree afterwards. Did we mention there will be complimentary tipples and nourishments? May the most curious minds be in attendance. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 24 minutes
  • Directed By: Brian Doyle
  • Country: USA
In Launch, Brian Doyle intermingles, in lyrical fashion, abandoned homes and buildings with changing weather patterns surrounding a rocket launch. |Read More
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  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 66 minutes
  • Directed By: Emilio Estefan
  • Country: USA
The title of Grammy-winner Gloria Estefan's latest album, 90 Millas, refers to the distance between Cuba and southern Florida, a region that has become synonymous with Latin culture. At the core of that culture is its music, and Gloria's husband Emilio captured the blood, sweat and tears that went into the new record in this very intimate film about the music-making process.

Conversations in Cinema: Join director Emilio Estefan, Gloria Estefan and musicians Johnny Pacheco, La India and Jose Feliciano for a candid discussion after the screening. (moderator: John Quinones) |Read More
Documentary, Music


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