Mistaken For Strangers will open the 2013 edition of Tribeca Film Festival Mistaken For Strangers will open the 2013 edition of Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival was founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff in 2001 following the attacks on the World Trade Center, to spur the economic and cultural revitalisation of the lower Manhattan district through an annual celebration of film, music and culture, the Festival brings the industry and community together around storytelling.

The 12th edition of festival will open on April 17 with Mistaken For Strangers, directed by Tom Berninger, who chronicles his experience on tour with his brother, The National’s frontman Matt Berninger.

The festival will screen 89 feature-length films between April 17 and 28.

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Dancing In Jaffa
Dancing In Jaffa
A documentary about a man trying to bring Israeli and Palestinian children together through ballroom dancing.
A teenager gets sucked into a turf war.
After being accidentally outed, a shy teenager finds he has become the ultimate fashion accessory - the Gay Best Friend.
The Machine
The Machine
A cybernetics expert tries to create an android super-soldier.
Cutie And The Boxer
Cutie And The Boxer
Two fiercely creative artists continue to spar after 40 years spent head over heels in love.
A social history of the teenager.
Stand Clear Of The Closing Doors
Stand Clear Of The Closing Doors
A boy with Asperger's syndrome goes riding on the New York subway for days as his distraught mother searches for him.
The Rocket
The Rocket
A youngster and his family try to forge a new life after being displaced by a dam.
A documentary about a young man whose life is turned upside down when his partner dies
Big Bad Wolves
Big Bad Wolves
Two vigilantes kidnap a suspected child-killer.
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Tribeca Film Festival Features

Teenage kicks
Matt Wolf and Jon Savage talk about their documentary on the emergence of youth culture.
Nature of man
David Gordon Green on Prince Avalanche, the environment and listening to the silence.
Vidal statistics
Director Nicholas Wrathall on his Gore documentary.
Fishing for truth
Eric Steel talks about Megan Boyd documentary Kiss The Water
Reaching For The Moon
Bruno Barreto on his poetic tale of love.
Forest of ideas
Michelangelo Frammartino talks about his installation Alberi.
Red Obsession puts a spell on you
Conversations with David Roach and Warwick Ross.
Emanuel Hoss-Desmarais on Whitewash
Cold comfort in Quebec.
Watching Haneke
A conversation with Yves Montmayeur about Michael H Profession: Director.
Dreaming with Frédéric Boyer
Part two of our interview with the Artistic Director of the Tribeca Film Festival.
It's a Whitewash
Thomas Haden Church and Marc Labrèche on muscles, the wilderness, strongly hideous clothes, and what eats at them.
An audience with Stritch
Broadway legend Elaine talks about her life
Crazy talk with Mariel Hemingway and Barbara Kopple
A revealing portrait of an American family in the public eye is exposed in Running From Crazy.
The Nature of Frédéric Boyer
Part one of our interview with the Artistic Director of the Tribeca Film Festival.
Tribeca Film Festival Diary - Passionate Portraits
Documentaries on Gore Vidal, Elaine Stritch and teen origins.
Tribeca Film Festival - Parental problems
Responsibility, relationships and failure are explored in Almost Christmas, The Broken Circle Breakdown, Bluebird, Dark Touch and Before Midnight
Lil Bub on The Tribeca Film Festival Red Carpet
Our correspondent meets the feline star of Lil Bub & Friendz.
An étoile graces the Tribeca Film Festival red carpet
Jérôme Bonnell and Emmanuelle Devos discuss Just A Sigh.
Tribeca Film Festival preview
10 films to look out for in Manhattan this spring.
Cat's entertainment
Andy Capper and Juliette Eisner on internet cats and Lil Bub & Friendz

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Tribeca Film Festival announces awards
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Tribeca Film Festival announces main slate
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