Tribeca Festival 2017

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Can't Stop, Won't Stop: The Bad Boy Story (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Daniel Kaufman; Writer: Daniel Kaufman)
A look behind the scenes at the history and legacy of Bad Boy through a complex portrait of the label’s mastermind, Sean “Diddy” Combs aka Puff Daddy, as he tries to reunite his Bad Boy Family in the course of a frantic three-week rehearsal period.
World premiere. Documentary
The Circle (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: James Ponsoldt; Writer: James Ponsoldt, Dave Eggers, Dave Eggers; Stars: Bill Paxton, Emma Watson, Karen Gillan, Tom Hanks, John Boyega, Patton Oswalt, Ellen Wong, Glenne Headly, Ellar Coltrane, Nate Corddry, Poorna Jagannathan, Elvy Yost, Frederick Koehler, Lauren Baldwin, Eve Gordon)
When Mae is hired to work for the world’s largest and most powerful tech and social media company, she sees it as an opportunity of a lifetime. As she rises through the ranks, she is encouraged by the company’s founder, Eamon Bailey, to engage in a groundbreaking experiment that pushes the boundaries of privacy, ethics and ultimately her personal freedom.
World premiere. Narrative
Clive Davis: The Soundtrack Of Our Lives (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Chris Perkel; Stars: Clive Davis)
A look at the life and work of music producer Clive Davis.
Opening night. World premiere
The Godfather (Country: US; Year: 1972; Director: Francis Ford Coppola; Writer: Mario Puzo, Francis Ford Coppola; Stars: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Richard S. Castellano, Robert Duvall, Sterling Hayden, John Marley, Richard Conte, Al Lettieri, Diane Keaton)
The classic American gangster film.
Closing night
The Godfather: Part II (Country: US; Year: 1974; Director: Francis Ford Coppola; Writer: Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo, based on the novel by Mario Puzo; Stars: Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, John Cazale, Talia Shire, Lee Strasberg, Michael V. Gazzo, G.D. Spradlin, Richard Bright, Gastone Moschin, Tom Rosqui, Bruno Kirby, Frank Sivero, Francesca De Sapio)
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in New York as his son Michael begins to tighten his grip on the family's crime syndicate.
Closing night
Mike And The Mad Dog (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Daniel H Forer)
Dive into the inner workings of one of the sports world's most unlikely partnerships: Mike Francesa and Chris “Mad Dog” Russo, the voices that launched a thousand sports radio imitators. The hosts, their colleagues, and a who's-who of sports heavyweights tell the story of their surprise rise to stardom and 19 years as the iconic voices of New York sports.
World premiere. Documentary

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