Tribeca Film Festival 2018

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We The Animals We The Animals
We The Animals and The Proposal
Charm City (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Marilyn Ness; Writer: Marilyn Ness, Don Bernier)
Documentary goes behind the headlines of the violence in Baltimore.
Documentary. World premiere
Crossroads (Year: 2018; Director: Ron Yassen)
Despite never having played the game before, a group of underprivileged teens emerge as a talented lacrosse team under the tutelage of Coach Bobby Selkin.
Documentary. World premiere
Dead Women Walking (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Hagar Ben-Asher; Writer: Hagar Ben-Asher; Stars: Crystal Bush, Colleen Camp, Lynn Collins, Dale Dickey, Logan Johnson, Dot-Marie Jones, Joy Nash, Jeryl Prescott, Maya Lynne Robinson, Bess Rous, Ashton Sanders, Crystal Bush, Colleen Camp, Lynn Collins, Dale Dickey)
Nine vignettes depict the stages leading to execution for women on death row.
Narrative. World premiere
The Elephant And The Butterfly (Drôle de Père) (Year: 2017; Director: Amélie van Elmbt; Writer: Amélie van Elmbt, Matthieu de Braconier; Stars: Isabelle Barth, Thomas Blanchard, Judith Chemla, Kristof Coenen, Alice de Lencquesaing, Lina Doillon, Isabelle Barth, Thomas Blanchard, Judith Chemla, Kristof Coenen, Alice de Lencquesaing, Lina Doillon)
When her babysitter doesn’t show, a single mother is forced to leave her precocious five-year-old daughter with the girl’s estranged father for a long weekend.
Narrative. North American premiere
The Feeling Of Being Watched (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Assia Boundaoui)
Journalist Assia Boundaoui sets out to investigate long-brewing rumors that her quiet, predominantly Arab-American neighborhood was being monitored by the FBI — and in the process, she exposes a surveillance program on a scale no one could have imagined.
Documentary. World premiere
The Feeling Of Being Watched The Feeling Of Being Watched
The Feeling Of Being Watched and The Elephant And The Butterfly
The Great Pretender (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Nathan Silver; Writer: Jack Dunphy, Nathan Silver; Stars: Esther Garrel, Maëlle Poesy-Guichard, Keith Poulson, Linas Phillips, Craig muMs Grant, Julian Grady, Danelle Eliav, C. Mason Wells, Emilie McDonald, Bruce Smolanoff, Tashiana Washington, Isabella Jackson, Brigitte Sy, Sean Gorski, Danielle Davenport)
The lives of a French theater director, her ex-boyfriend, and the two actors playing them intersect dramatically.
Narrative. World premiere
Home + Away (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Matthew Ogens)
Documentary following three students at the mostly Mexican-American El Paso’s Bowie High School, where sports can offer a path to a better life.
Documentary. World premiere
Jellyfish (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: James Gardner; Writer: James Gardner, Simon Lord; Stars: Liv Hill, Sinead Matthews, Tomos Eames, Angus Barnett, Frankie Boyle, Helen Kennedy, Cyril Nri, Mark Sangster, Victoria Alcock, Ria Zmitrowicz, Meredith Ryder, Lauran Taylor-Griffin, Jay Sajjid, Henry Lile, Connor Mills)
A teenager tries to find an outlet for the anger generated by her chaotic home life.
Narrative. World premiere
Kaiser: The Greatest Footballer Never To Play Football (Country: UK, Brazil; Year: 2017; Director: Louis Myles; Writer: Ivor Baddiel, Louis Myles; Stars: Bernardo De Paula, Carlos Henrique Raposo, Bernardo De Paula, Carlos Henrique Raposo)
Soccer stars were at the centre of the scene in the glamorous nightlife meccas of 1980s Brazil. But in their midst, one of the biggest sports celebrities of his generation harboured a secret: He had never played a single game.
Documentary. World premiere
M (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Sara Forestier; Writer: Sara Forestier; Stars: Sara Forestier, Redouanne Harjane, Jean-Pierre Léaud, Isabelle Caillat, Maryne Cayon, Nicolas Vaude, Sandra Rosinsky, Mathilde Roehrich, Michel Charrel, Kader Bouallaga, Liv Andren, Guillaume Verdier, Maud Thibault, Priscillia Jones, Sarah Aj)
Lila and Mo meet at a bus stop. Lila has a paralysing speech impediment. Mo is chatty and exuberant. Lila is preparing for her exams. Mo illegally races cars for a living. Opposites attract, and they fall in love. But Mo carries a secret burden.
Narrative. North American premiere
Jellyfish Jellyfish
Jellyfish and Charm City
The Proposal (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Jill Magid)
When artist-turned-filmmaker Jill Magid learns that the archives of Mexico's most famous architect are being held in a private collection, she devises a radical plan to return his legacy to the public.
Documentary. World premiere
Slut In A Good Way (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Sophie Lorain; Writer: Catherine Léger; Stars: Marguerite Bouchard, Rose Adam, Romane Denis, Alex Godbout, Anthony Therrien, Vassili Schneider)
Three 17-year-old girlfriends get a job at the Toy Depot for the holiday season and become smitten with the guys who work alongside them.
Narrative. International premiere
We The Animals (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Jeremiah Zagar; Writer: Daniel Kitrosser, Jeremiah Zagar, based on the book by Justin Torres; Stars: Raúl Castillo, Sheila Vand, Evan Rosado, Isaiah Kristian, Josiah Santiago)
Manny, Joel and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents as Jonah embraces a world of imagination.
Narrative. New York premiere
When She Runs (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Robert Machoian, Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck; Writer: Kirstin Anderson, Robert Machoian, Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck; Stars: Kirstin Anderson, Ivan Gehring, Jonah Graham, Kirstin Anderson, Ivan Gehring, Jonah Graham)
Kristin is a young mother struggling to get by in her small town. One all-consuming passion — the chance to train for Olympic gold with a world-renowned running coach — offers a possible escape.
Narrative. World premiere
White Tide: The Legend of Culebra (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Theo Love)
After he’s wiped out by the Great Recession, Rodney hears a story that could be his ticket out of debt. A map, an island, and buried treasure: If you knew where $2 million worth of cocaine was buried, would you dig it up?
Documentary. World premiere

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