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2017 FILM GUIDE

SHOWING 45 RESULTS | FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'FEMALE SCREENWRITER(S)'
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KEEP THE CHANGE

  • Section: US Narrative Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Directed By: Rachel Israel
  • Country: USA
In a support group, David—a smooth talker struggling to hide his disability—meets a woman with similar learning challenges, and they quickly forge an intimate bond. Starring a cast of nonprofessional actors on the autism spectrum, Keep the Change details an underrepresented community with authenticity, optimism and humor. | Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Comedy, New York, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), First Time Filmmaker
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LOST & FOUND

  • Section: Tribeca TV
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 30 minutes
  • Country: USA
Stella and Ian are separating. But for this modern LA couple, that’s nothing to be sad or ashamed about. They decide to host an “un-wedding” party to celebrate. As friends and family descend on their home for the occasion, secrets are revealed and loyalties tested in this comedy-drama about family, friendship, and marriage from Executive Producers Haroula Rose and Melonie Diaz. With: Melonie Diaz, Will Janowitz, Jennifer LeFleur, Terence Nance, Avi Rothman, Laura Lee Botsacos, Abby Wathen, Nick Thurston, Haroula Rose, Ethan Gold. | Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Comedy, Music, Female Screenwriter(s), TFF Alumni
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MANIC

  • Section: Tribeca TV
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 17 minutes
  • Country: USA
After Aurora Carter, an Ivy League-bound, AP Exam enthusiast finds that her over-achieving obsessiveness lands her in a boarding school for kids with mental illnesses. Now she has a singular goal: prove she doesn’t belong with the rest of the freaks. Determined to fight the system, Aurora makes alliances with the other girls one by one and inspires them to take control of their lives. With: Shanice Williams, Dot-Marie Jones, Russell Andrews, Nicki Micheaux, VyVy Nguyen. | Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)
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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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ONE PERCENT MORE HUMID

  • Section: US Narrative Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 98 minutes
  • Directed By: Liz W. Garcia
  • Country: USA
Catherine (Julia Garner) and Iris (Juno Temple) are childhood friends home from college for a hot New England summer. As they attempt to enjoy parties and skinny-dipping and the usual vacation hijinks, a shared trauma in their past becomes increasingly difficult to suppress. As the wedge between the friends grows, they each pursue forbidden affairs to cope. | Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)

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