Tribeca Film Festival 2017

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The Last Animals The Last Animals
The Last Animals and Pilgrimage
City Of Ghosts (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Matthew Heineman)
The citizen journalists risking their lives to report on atrocities within in Syria.
NYC premiere. Documentary
Dog Years (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Adam Rifkin; Writer: Adam Rifkin; Stars: Burt Reynolds, Ariel Winter, Clark Duke, Ellar Coltrane, Nikki Blonsky, Chevy Chase, Kathleen Nolan, Al-Jaleel Knox, Shelley Waggener, Cody Longo, Juston Street, Ashe Parker, Casey McCullum, Monika Tilling, Will Buie Jr.)
A former movie star is forced to reassess his life when his dog dies.
World premiere. Narrative
The Family I Had (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Katie Green, Carlye Rubin; Writer: Tina Grapenthin, Katie Green, Carlye Rubin)
A mother recalls how her seemingly brilliant teenage son came to shatter their idyllic family through one horribly violent and shocking act.
World premiere. Documentary
The Farthest (Country: Ireland; Year: 2017; Director: Emer Reynolds; Writer: Emer Reynolds)
On the 40th anniversary of Voyager’s 11bn-mile flight (and counting), this is a behind-the-scenes account from those who built and nurtured this unprecedented deep space achievement.
International premiere. Documentary
Flames (Country: US, Germany, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Maldives; Year: 2017; Director: Zefrey Throwell, Josephine Decker; Writer: Josephine Decker, Zefrey Throwell; Stars: Josephine Decker, Zefrey Throwell, Michael Melamedoff, Hollis Witherspoon, Joe Swanberg, Sophie Traub, Matthew C. Levy, Charlotte Hornsby, Jomar Statkun, Drea Bernardi, Sarah Chipps, Courtenay Finn, Daniel Kunitz, Birgit Larson, Cassandra Troyan)
Filmed over five years, Flames follows real-life couple Josephine Decker and Zefrey Throwell from the white-hot passion of first love to the heartbreak of breaking up. But for these two filmmakers, the end of the relationship wasn’t the end of the story.
World premiere. Documentary
The Farthest The Farthest
The Farthest and City Of Ghosts
For Akheem (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Jeremy S Levine, Landon Van Soest)
Daje lives with her mother in St. Louis. Like many black teenagers in the neighbourhood, she struggles in school, as her everyday life is shaken again and again by her friends being killed around her.
North American premiere. Documentary
The Last Animals (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Kate Brooks; Writer: Mark Monroe), Official Site
As the single-digit population of the Northern White Rhino ticks closer to extinction, Brooks exposes the epidemic of poachers and trafficking syndicates, and the heroic efforts of conservationists.
World premiere. Documentary
Mr Long (Country: Japan, Germany, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan; Year: 2016; Director: Sabu; Writer: Sabu; Stars: Chen Chang, Sho Aoyagi, Yiti Yao, Junyin Bai)
A hitman finds himself forging an connection with a family after he goes into hiding.
North American premiere. Narrative
My Art (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Laurie Simmons; Writer: Laurie Simmons; Stars: Lena Dunham, Parker Posey, Robert Clohessy, Barbara Sukowa, John Rothman, Grace Dunham, Laurie Simmons, Al Thompson, Joshua Safdie, Benjamin Eakeley, Garland Hunter, Tommy Kha, Matthew Weinstein, Becky Sawicki, Russ Sawicki)
An ageing single New York artist flees upstate to recharge her creative spark. 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.
North American premiere. Narrative
My Friend Dahmer (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Marc Meyers; Writer: Marc Meyers, based on the graphic novel by John Backderf; Stars: Anne Heche, Vincent Kartheiser, Alex Wolff, Dallas Roberts, Ross Lynch, Cameron McKendry, Christopher Mele, Harrison Holzer, Carmen Gangale, Miles Robbins, Tommy Nelson, Amy Clark, Zachary Davis Brown, Jack DeVillers, Dontez James)
Before Jeffrey Dahmer became one of the most notorious serial killers of all time, he was a teenage loner. This film, based on the cult graphic novel, chronicles the origins of the man, the monster…the high school senior.
World premiere. Narrative
My Friend Dahmer My Friend Dahmer
My Friend Dahmer and The Family I Had
Pilgrimage (Country: Ireland; Year: 2017; Director: Brendan Muldowney; Writer: Jamie Hannigan; Stars: Richard Armitage, Tom Holland, Jon Bernthal, John Lynch, Stanley Weber, Hugh O'Conor, Eric Godon, Lochlann O'Mearáin, Rúaidhrí Conroy, Tristan McConnell, Peter Cosgrove, Diarmuid de Faoite, Tony Condren, Eoin Geoghegan, Jean Law)
In 13th-century Ireland, a cadre of monks travel through the war-torn countryside on a mission to bring their land’s most sacred relic to Rome.
World premiere. Narrative
A Thousand Junkies (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Tommy Swerdlow; Writer: TJ Bowen, Tommy Swerdlow; Stars: TJ Bowen, Blake Heron, Bill Pullman, Steven Weber, Dinarte de Freitas)
Three heroin addicts crisscross Los Angeles in search of relief in this comedy balanced on the fine line between reliance and dependence.
World premiere. Narrative
The Wedding Plan (Laavor Et HaKir) (Country: Israel; Year: 2016; Director: Rama Burshtein; Writer: Rama Burshtein; Stars: Dafi Alferon, Noa Kooler, Oded Leopold, Ronny Merhavi, Udi Persi, Jonathan Rozen, Irit Sheleg, Amos Tamam, Oz Zehavi)
Spirited bride-to-be Michal is dumped by her fiancé a month before their wedding. Undeterred, she keeps her wedding date, leaving it to fate to provide a suitable groom.
NYC premiere. Narrative
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