Tribeca Film Festival 2017

Event cinema with special discussions or performances before or after the film.

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Intent To Destroy Intent To Destroy
Intent To Destroy and House Of Z
Blues Planet: Triptych (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Wyland; Writer: Wyland)
Explores the Gulf Oil Spill disaster and its aftermath through environmental artist Wyland who, along with 30 of today's pre-eminent artists, recorded a new genre of global blues on the catastrophe's anniversary.
Chris Gethard: Career Suicide (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Kimberly Senior; Writer: Chris Gethard)
One-man show sees comedian Chris Gethard dives deep into his own personal struggles with mental health issues.
Dare To Be Different (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Ellen Goldfarb; Writer: Jay Reiss; Stars: Debbie Harry, Joan Jett, Billy Idol, Thomas Dolby, Gary Dell'Abate, Curt Smith, Nick Rhodes, Jim Kerr, Fred Schneider, Chris Stein, Matt Pinfield, Howard Jones, Midge Ure, Lauren Roselli, Vince Clarke)
Featuring interviews and rare footage of U2, Blondie, Duran Duran, Joan Jett, The Cure, Billy Idol, and Depeche Mode, Dare to Be Different is a nostalgic look at WLIR 92.7, the radio station that introduced these bands to a US audience.
The Exception (Country: UK; Year: 2016; Director: David Leveaux; Writer: Simon Burke; Stars: Lily James, Jai Courtney, Christopher Plummer, Janet McTeer, Eddie Marsan, Ben Daniels, Mark Dexter, Dean Constantin, Verona Verbakel, Alain Van Goethem, Lucas Tavernier, Martin Swabey, Daan Aufenacker, Jan Smekens, Tom Magnus)
A German soldier tasked with investigating exiled German Monarch Kaiser Wilhelm II, only to find himself drawn into an unexpected and passionate romance with mysterious housemaid Mieke.
Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story and Paris Can Wait
From The Ashes (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Michael Bonfiglio)
Captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future should be under the Trump Administration.
House Of Z (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Sandy Chronopoulos; Writer: Sherien Barsoum, Sandy Chronopoulos; Stars: Paz de la Huerta, Naomi Campbell, Sean Combs, Zac Posen, Karen Elson, André Leon Talley, Lola Schnabel, Albertina Rizzo, Ken Downing, Robin Givhan, Christina Binkley, Heidi Hayden, Susan Posen, Alexandra Posen, Stephen Posen)
Portrait of designer Zac Posen.
Intent To Destroy (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Joe Berlinger; Writer: Joe Berlinger, Cy Christiansen)
A documentary about the fate of Armenians living in Turkey in the early 20th Century.
Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait (Country: Italy; Year: 2017; Director: Pappi Corsicato; Writer: Pappi Corsicato)
Portrait of the artist and director.
Paris Can Wait (Bonjour Anne) (Country: US; Year: 2016; Director: Eleanor Coppola; Writer: Eleanor Coppola; Stars: Diane Lane, Alec Baldwin, Arnaud Viard, Cédric Monnet)
Long married to a successful but inattentive film producer, Anne is at a crossroads in her life. Enter Jacques, a French bon vivant, who offers to drive Anne from Cannes to Paris. What begins as an innocent favour quickly turns into an unexpectedly wandering road trip filled with fine cuisine and looming romance.
The Public Image Is Rotten (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Tabbert Fiiller)
Story of the provocative musician John Lydon, aka Johnny Rotten.
The Third Industrial Revolution (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Oliver Ressler, Eddy Moretti)
The global economy is in crisis. Economists warn that we face 20 more years of declining productivity, slow growth, rising unemployment, and steep inequality. And now, climate change is ravaging the planet. Where do we go from here?
Warning: This Drug May Kill You (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Perri Peltz)
An unflinching look at the devastating effects of opioid addiction in the U.S., profiling four families whose lives have been decimated by addictions that all began with legitimate prescriptions to dangerous painkillers.
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