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2017 FILM GUIDE

SHOWING 22 RESULTS | FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'TFF ALUMNI'
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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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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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SILO: EDGE OF THE REAL WORLD

  • Section: Shorts
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 10 minutes
  • Directed By: Marshall Burnette
  • Country: USA
Silo: Edge of the Real World is a meditation on life in a small midwest farm town. When a grain entrapment shocks their small community, Adam Fox, a young farmer and Clay Althoff, a senior in high school, both consider the risks and rewards of a corn farmer’s life. | Read More
Documentary, TFF Alumni
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A SUITABLE GIRL

  • Section: Documentary Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 97 minutes
  • Directed By: Sarita Khurana and Smriti Mundhra
  • Country: USA, India
Dipti, Amrita and Ritu are all young, modern women in India looking to get married—some desperately, some reluctantly. A Suitable Girl follows them over the course of four years as they juggle family, career and friends, intimately capturing their thoughts on arranged marriage, giving them a voice, and offering a unique perspective into the nuances of this institution. | Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker, Asian American Director(s), TFF Alumni
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THIRST STREET

  • Section: US Narrative Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 82 minutes
  • Directed By: Nathan Silver
  • Country: USA, France
There’s a fine line between lust and obsession—and for flight attendant Gina (Lindsay Burdge), that line is often difficult to see. Grieving over a lover’s suicide, Gina loses her grip on reality after falling for a suave Parisian bartender. Tribeca alum Nathan Silver (Actor Martinez) takes cues from ‘70s Euro erotic psychodramas in this gorgeously retro and piercingly intimate look at one-sided love. | Read More
Drama, Action, Comedy, New York, TFF Alumni
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WHEN GOD SLEEPS

  • Section: Documentary Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 88 minutes
  • Directed By: Till Schauder
  • Country: USA, Germany
“My songs didn’t make me famous. The fatwa did.” And so we embark on the journey of rapper Shahin Najafi, whose bold style and transgressive lyrics put him in the crosshairs of religious clerics in his native Iran. When God Sleeps tells the story of this tireless artist-activist against the backdrop of the 2015 Paris terrorist attacks and the European right-wing backlash against Middle Eastern refugees. | Read More
Documentary, Music, TFF Alumni

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