Tribeca Festival 2011

New to the 2011 Tribeca programme, the Viewpoints strand "presents 11 narrative features and nine documentaries as a snapshot of international independent cinema that immerses audiences in distinctive perspectives."

View other Tribeca Festival Films by strand: Cinemania, Short Films, Special Screenings and Galas, Spotlight, World Documentary Feature Competition, World Narrative Feature Competition

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The Ballad Of Genesis And Lady Jaye (Country: US, Germany, UK, Netherlands, Belgium, France; Year: 2011; Director: Marie Losier; Stars: Lady Jaye Breyer P'Orridge, Genesis P-Orridge), Official Site
Documentary depicting the love story between Genesis P-Orridge and Lady Jaye.
New York premiere
Donor Unknown (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Jerry Rothwell), Official Site
A young woman born via donor insemination advertises in search of her biological father, meets half-siblings and subsequently explores her feelings for the surprised stranger who reads about her quest.
North American premiere
Flowers Of Evil (Fleurs du mal) (Country: France; Year: 2010; Director: David Dusa; Writer: David Dusa, Raphaëlle Maes, Louise Molière, Mike Sens; Stars: Rachid Youcef, Alice Belaïdi), Official Site
Love story between a young Algerian-French hotelier and parkourer - and an Iranian refugee forced to leave her country.
North American premiere
Gnarr (Country: Iceland; Year: 2010; Director: Gaukur Úlfarsson; Stars: Jón Gnarr), Official Site, Trailer
The Icelandic monster raving loony party - or a symptom of a society desperate for change.
International premiere
Gone (Gone: The Disappearance of Aeryn Gillern) (Country: US; Year: 2010; Director: Gretchen Morning, John Morning), Official Site
Documentary about a mother's search for her missing grown-up son.
World premiere
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The Ballad Of Genesis And Lady Jaye and The Swell Season
The Good Life (Det gode liv) (Country: Denmark; Year: 2010; Director: Eva Mulvad)
Documentary about the clash of wealth and privilege as a once-rich family learns to live off a small pension and struggles to adapt to their new situation.
North American premiere
The Journals Of Musan (Musanilgi, Musan Il-gi) (Country: South Korea; Year: 2010; Director: Jung-bum Park; Writer: Jung-bum Park; Stars: Jung-bum Park, Yonguk Jin, Eunjin Kang, Youngdeok Park)
A North Korean defector creates a new life in capitalist South Korea.
North American premiere
Lotus Eaters (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Alexandra McGuinness; Writer: Brendan Grant, Alexandra McGuinness; Stars: Benn Northover, Katrena Rochell, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Alex Wyndham, Liam Browne, Johnny Flynn, Amber Anderson, Luke Brandon Field, Daisy Lewis, Hamed Arif, Gina Bramhill, Danielle Victoria Sambrook, Nicola Martin, Cynthia Fortune Ryan, Chloe Jenden), Official Site
Bright young things of London’s social elite in self-destructive path.
World premiere
Love Always, Carolyn (Country: Sweden; Year: 2011; Director: Maria Ramström, Malin Korkeasalo; Stars: Carolyn Cassady, John Allen Cassady, Neal Cassady, Jack Kerouac), Official Site
Documentary about Carolyn Cassady's life and her influence.
World premiere
Magic Valley (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Jaffe Zinn; Writer: Jaffe Zinn; Stars: Scott Glenn, Kyle Gallner, Alison Elliott, Brad William Henke, Johnny Lewis, Will Estes, Landon Abercrombie, Jake Scott Bailey, Sally Baker, Judith Balis, Daniel Frandson, Nick Garcia, Matthew Gray Gubler, Shaun Heil, Sterling Hoch)
Drama about the underbelly of small-town life.
World premiere
The Journals Of Musan The Journals Of Musan
The Journals Of Musan and Stuck Between Stations
Maria My Love (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Jasmine McGlade Chazelle; Writer: Lauren Fales, Jasmine McGlade Chazelle; Stars: Judy Marte, Karen Black, Brian Rieger, Lauren Fales, Kaili Hollister, Haref Topete, Laura Churchill, Sandra Linz, Tory Freeth, Albert Polay, Lucy Angelo, Dawn Milton, Nick Alexander, Natasha Violeta, Briley Barrett)
Family trauma leads a young woman to reconnect with her half-sister.
World premiere
The Miners' Hymns (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Bill Morrison; Writer: Bill Morrison)
Experimental tribute to a long-gone era of UK working-class life.
World premiere
My Last Round (Mi Último Round) (Country: Chile, Argentina; Year: 2010; Director: Julio Jorquera; Writer: Julio Jorquera; Stars: Roberto Farías, Héctor Morales, Tamara Acosta, Gonzalo Robles, Manuela Martelli), Official Site
Relationship drama about boxer and kitchen hand.
North American premiere
NEDS (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Peter Mullan; Writer: Peter Mullan; Stars: Connor McCarron, Gregg Forest, Peter Mullan, Louise Goodall, Marianna Palka, Peter Mullan, Gary Lewis, Joe Szula, David McKay, Steven Robertson)
Story of a boy who finds growing up in Glasgow in the Seventies is tough.
US premiere
Rid Of Me (Country: US; Year: 2010; Director: James Westby; Writer: James Westby; Stars: Katie O'Grady, John Keyser, Storm Large, Melik Malkasian, Betty Moyer, John Breen, Orianna Herrman, Ritah Parrish, Melinda Chilton, Geno Romo, Theresa Russell, Brendan Robinson, Jana Lee Hamblin, Art Alexakis, Leslie Taylor), Official Site
Black comedy about messy relationships and self-determination.
World premiere
Gnarr Gnarr
Gnarr and White World
Splinters (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Adam Pesce), Official Site
The evolution of indigenous surfing in Papua New Guinea.
World premiere. ESPN Sports Film Festival
Stuck Between Stations (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Brady Kiernan; Writer: Nat Bennett, Sam Rosen; Stars: Sam Rosen, Zoe Lister Jones, Josh Hartnett, Michael Imperioli, Nadia Dajani, Annie Einan, Alyssa Szarkowski, Angie Dahlager, David Tufford, Christiana Clark, Casey Greig, Brent Doyle, Yong Hak Kim, Missy Conner, Sarah Sandusky), Official Site
Youthful and wistful coulda-woulda-shoulda young love.
World premiere
The Swell Season (Country: US, Czech Republic, Ireland; Year: 2011; Director: Nick August-Perna, Chris Dapkins, Carlo Mirabella-Davis; Stars: Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová), Official Site
Documentary following the songwriters and stars of Once, after their triumphant Oscar win.
World premiere
Treatment (Country: US; Year: 2011; Director: Sean Nelson, Steven Schardt; Writer: Sean Nelson, Steven Schardt; Stars: Joshua Leonard, Sean Nelson, Ross Partridge, Jessica Makinson, Chris Caniglia, John Hodgman, Robyn Hitchcock, Katie Aselton, Mousa Kraish, Magdalena Mielcarz, Ross Benjamin, Kitao Sakurai, Calvin Reeder, Beth Lisick, Julian A Mitchell)
Ambitious young producer sneaks himself into a drying-out clinic to perform the pitch of his life.
World premiere
White World (Beli, beli svet) (Country: Serbia, Germany, Sweden; Year: 2010; Director: Oleg Novkovic; Writer: Milena Markovic; Stars: Jasna Djuricic, Uliks Fehmiu, Hana Selimovic, Mira Banjac, Nebojsa Glogovac, Boris Isakovic, Marko Janketic, Nemanja Jovanov, Meto Jovanovski, Milica Mihajlovic), Official Site
Epic small-town tragedy.
North American premiere

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