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The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival opened with The First Monday In May on April 13 and ran until April 24. This year, the festival split its narrative competitions into US and World for the first time. The competition sections and the Viewpoints section all opened with world premieres. Read about the winners here.

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Almost Paris
Almost Paris
In the wake of the mortgage-lending crisis, a former banker returns to his hometown.
Vincent N Roxxy
Vincent N Roxxy
A man steps in to help a woman attacked in the street, and gets more than he bargained for.
Live Cargo
Live Cargo
A couple try to recover from a tragic loss on the island where one of them grew up.
Tickling Giants
Tickling Giants
Charting Bassem Youssef’s rise as Egypt’s foremost on-screen satirist.
Folk Hero & Funny Guy
Folk Hero & Funny Guy
Two artistically inclined childhood friends, a comedian and a folk-rocker, set out on a tour together in hopes of regaining their “mojo” and finding love in the process.
All This Panic
All This Panic
What is it like to come of age in New York City? First-time director Jenny Gage follows vivacious sisters, Ginger and Dusty, and their high school friends over the course of their crucial teen years.
Check It
Check It
A documentary about a Washington DC gang made up of young LGBT people.
Always Shine
Always Shine
Psychological drama about obsession, fame, and femininity follows two friends, both actresses, on a trip to Big Sur, to reconnect with one another.
Documenting the 'Mozart of Chess'.
Life, Animated
Life, Animated
The story of an autistic man who was able to reconnect with his family via Disney films.
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Tribeca Film Festival Features

Asking for it
Maura Axelrod on Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back
The violin's story
Kahane Cooperman on how a Holocaust survivor and a Tinker Bell fan came together in Joe's Violin.
Magnetism of Magnus
Benjamin Ree on the challenges and rewards of his chess documentary.
Inside the big top
Benedikt Erlingsson on daredevil antics and The Show Of Shows.
Looking back
Miri Ann Beuschel and Anton Honik talk time, love, monkey puppets and Parents.
Where the heart is
Christian Tafdrup on Parents and dreaming to make movies.
A different dance
Thierry Demaizière and Alban Teurlai on Reset and the ballet of Benjamin Millepied.
Testing the limits
Ferne Pearlstein and Robert Edwards on The Last Laugh.
On the trail
Stéphanie Gillard on travelling with the Lakota in The Ride.
In the ring
Benedikt Erlingsson on The Show Of Shows: 100 Years Of Vaudeville, Circuses And Carnivals.
Dancing with numbers
Matt Brown on The Man Who Knew Infinity and Joe Strummer story London Town.
Infinity and beyond
Jeremy Irons on genius, theatre and The Man Who Knew Infinity.
Fang fiction
Jason Bateman on getting to know one's parents and The Family Fang.
Fangs for the memory
Christopher Walken and Maryann Plunkett on The Family Fang.
Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards
Festival celebrates "amazing people who are doing amazing things."
All about Tribeca
Artistic Director Frédéric Boyer on choosing this year's films.
Tribeca Film Festival encore highlights
The Last Laugh, The Show Of Shows, Contemporary Color and The Family Fang.
More Tribeca Film Festival highlights
The First Monday In May and Tribeca Talks: Storytellers.
Tribeca Film Festival Early Bird highlights
Parents, Elvis & Nixon, Everybody Knows...Elizabeth Murray and Reset
A Moon In The Water conversation with Gay Talese, part 2
Golden age stars, fashion and film at China: Through The Looking Glass.
A Moon In The Water conversation with Gay Talese, part 1
At Andrew Bolton and Wong Kar Wai's China: Through The Looking Glass.

Tribeca Film Festival News

Special Sunday screenings added at Tribeca
Award winners to be shown again.
Tribeca awards announced
Dean, Junction 48, Do Not Resist and Contemporary Color top the list.
Vaxxed axed from Tribeca
Festival pulls controversial anti-vaccination documentary from line-up.
De Niro defends screening of anti-vaccination documentary at Tribeca
Festival co-founder issues statement over Andrew Wakefield film.
Tribeca Film Festival announces Tribeca Talks: Directors Series
Jodie Foster, JJ Abrams and Alfonso Cuarón are among the participants.
Tribeca announces competition titles
World and US narratives to be split for the first time
The First Monday In May to open Tribeca
Fashion documentary to launch 15th edition.

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