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2017 FILM GUIDE

SHOWING 36 RESULTS | FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'NEW YORK'
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MY ART

  • Section: Viewpoints
  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • Directed By: Laurie Simmons
  • Country: USA
For artist Ellie Shine (Laurie Simmons), age really isn’t anything but a number. Unhappy with where her career has gone, the single New Yorker flees upstate to recharge her creative spark away from the big city’s various distractions. There, she attracts the romantic interests of three men who accompany Ellie on an odd and unexpected journey toward finding her late-blooming artistic momentum. | Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), New York, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), First Time Filmmaker
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NOBODY'S WATCHING

  • Section: International Narrative Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 102 minutes
  • Directed By: Julia Solomonoff
  • Country: USA, Spain, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia
Nico is a promising actor in Argentina, but in New York, nobody takes notice. After giving up a successful career in his home country for a chance to make it in the big apple, Nico finds himself bartending, babysitting and doing odd jobs to keep afloat. In a moving depiction of the vibrant city, director Julia Solomonoff’s touching feature questions how we adjust when we lose our audience. | Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), New York, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), LGBT, Latino Director(s), TFF Alumni
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11TH HOUR

  • Section: Shorts
  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 11 minutes
  • Directed By: Jim Sheridan
  • Country: Mexico, Ireland
Based on a true story, 11th Hour recounts how, on the evening of 9/11, Maria José's bar is heaving with locals united in grief and a building rage; a cop pulls his gun and when a surprise visitor enters Maria has to seize the moment to take back control. | Read More
Drama, New York
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SATURDAY CHURCH

  • Section: US Narrative Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 81 minutes
  • Directed By: Damon Cardasis
  • Country: USA
14-year-old Ulysses is a shy and effeminate teen being raised in the Bronx by his strict Aunt Rose. He finds escape in a rich fantasy life of music and dance, and soon with a vibrant transgender youth community called Saturday Church. Damon Cardasis’ directorial debut is a rousing celebration of one boy’s search for his identity. | Read More
Drama, Music, New York, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker, LGBT
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SHADOWMAN

  • Section: Documentary Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 83 minutes
  • Directed By: Oren Jacoby
  • Country: USA
In the early 1980s, Richard Hambleton was New York City’s precursor to Banksy, a rogue street artist whose silhouette paintings haunted the sides of Manhattan buildings. Like so many other geniuses of his time, he fell victim to drug addiction, even as his work continued to rise in both demand and value. Shadowman doubles as both a time capsule of a forgotten New York City era, and a redemption story. | Read More
Documentary, New York, NY Director(s), TFF Alumni
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THE SHOW ABOUT THE SHOW

  • Section: Tribeca N.O.W. Showcase
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 15 minutes
  • Country: USA
The Show About The Show is Caveh Zahedi’s self-referential scripted meta-series about a Brooklyn filmmaker trying to make a TV show. Co-starring Alex Karpovsky, Eleonore Hendricks, Dustin Defa, and a who’s who of Brooklyn’s independent filmmaking community, it tells the story of everything that can and does go wrong in trying to get a television series funded, produced, and distributed. | Read More
Comedy, Documentary, New York, NY Director(s), Experimental, TFF Alumni

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