Tribeca Film Festival 2019

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After Parkland (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Jake Lefferman, Emily Taguchi)
In the immediate aftermath of the devastating 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, filmmakers embedded with students and parents whose lives were forever changed — from quiet hours of grief and reflection to those of political awakening.
World premiere
At The Heart Of Gold (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Erin Lee Carr)
In 2016, USA Gymnastics was rocked by the revelation that national team doctor Larry Nassar had been abusing young athletes for decades. This documentary unpacks the scandal, its cover-up, and aftermath, while giving voice to the survivors.
World premiere
Devil's Pie - D'Angelo (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Carina Bijlsma)
Acclaimed RnB artist D’Angelo was on the precipice of super-stardom when he disappeared entirely from the public eye in 2000. Now preparing a comeback tour, Bijlsma’s film finds D’Angelo at a crossroads between a haunted past and uncertain future.
World premiere
Dominican Dream (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Jonathan Hock)
In the early 1990s, the future of basketball belonged to a young Dominican immigrant named Felipe Lopez. Featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated at the age of 17, Lopez’s story is the ultimate profile of the American dream.
World premiere
Framing John DeLorean (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Don Argott, Sheena M Joyce; Writer: Dan Greeney, Alexandra Orton; Stars: Alec Baldwin, Morena Baccarin, Josh Charles, Dean Winters, Michael Rispoli, Jason Jones, Dana Ashbrook, Josh Cooke, Sean Cullen, William Hill, Eli Tokash, Kayla Foster, Grayson Eddey, Porter Kelly, Bob Gale)
The success of infamous auto executive/playboy John DeLorean made his name synonymous with his iconic design. But he and his company crashed in the Eighties amid mismanagement, corruption, and a controversial coke bust.
World premiere
Lil' Buck: Real Swan Lil' Buck: Real Swan
Lil' Buck: Real Swan and The Quiet One
Halston (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Frédéric Tcheng)
From Iowa to Studio 54, this investigation into the rags-to-riches story of America's first superstar designer uncovers the cautionary tale of an artist who sold his name to Wall Street.
NYC premiere
A Kid From Coney Island (Country: US, China; Year: 2019; Director: Coodie, Chike Ozah; Stars: Stephon Marbury)
From the streets of Coney Island to the NBA, the story of basketball star Stephon Marbury.
World premiere
Lil' Buck: Real Swan (Country: France, US; Year: 2019; Director: Louis Wallecan; Writer: Louis Wallecan; Stars: Lil' Buck)
Dancer Lil’ Buck grew up jookin and bucking on the streets of Memphis. After a breathtaking video of him dancing to Camille Saint-Saëns’ “The Swan” accompanied by cellist Yo-Yo Ma went viral, everything changed.
World premiere
Maiden (Country: UK; Year: 2018; Director: Alex Holmes; Stars: Tracy Edwards)
The incredible, against-all-odds story of sailor Tracy Edwards, who skippered the first all-female international crew in the 1989 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race.
NYC premiere
Nomad: In The Footsteps Of Bruce Chatwin (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Werner Herzog)
When writer Bruce Chatwin was dying of AIDS, his friend Werner Herzog made a final visit. As a parting gift, Chatwin gave Herzog his rucksack. Thirty years later, Herzog sets out on his own journey, inspired by Chatwin’s passion for the nomadic life.
World premiere
At The Heart Of Gold At The Heart Of Gold
At The Heart Of Gold and A Taste Of Sky
Picture Character (Country: US, Germany, Japan, Argentina, Austria, UK; Year: 2019; Director: Martha Shane, Ian Cheney)
Emojis are a worldwide phenomenon, with some arguing they are on the verge of actually becoming their own language. But where do they come from? Who, if anyone, is in charge of this new global digital language?
World premiere
The Quiet One (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Oliver Murray; Writer: Oliver Murray; Stars: Bill Wyman, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Bob Geldof, Brian Jones, Eric Clapton, Mary Wilson, Terry O'Neill, Ronnie Wood, Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Charlie Watts, Suzanne Accosta, Mick Taylor, Glyn Johns)
As an original member of The Rolling Stones, bassist Bill Wyman has lived an extraordinary life. Here, he pulls back the curtain on the hours of unseen footage, personal photographs, and vast archive of memorabilia he has amassed.
World premiere
Sublime (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Bill Guttentag; Writer: Bill Guttentag, Nayeema Raza)
Iconic California band Sublime fused reggae, punk, ska, dub, and hip-hip into a genre-defying new sound that electrified audiences and airways in the mid-1990s. This definitive documentary charts their meteoric rise, tragic end, and lasting legacy.
World premiere
A Taste Of Sky (Country: US; Year: 2018; Director: Michael Lei; Stars: Claus Meyer)
Documentary charts the journey of two students from Gustu, the groundbreaking cooking school and fine-dining restaurant founded by Noma’s Claus Meyer in La Paz, Bolivia.
World premiere
What's My Name: Muhammad Ali (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Antoine Fuqua; Writer: Steven Leckart)
One of the most iconic figures in athletic history, Muhammad Ali’s incredible story from world champion boxer to inspiring social activist is explored through his own voice and never-before-seen archival material.
World premiere
Framing John DeLorean Framing John DeLorean
Framing John DeLorean and Nomad: In The Footsteps Of Bruce Chatwin
Woodstock: Three Days That Defined A Generation (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Barak Goodman; Writer: Barak Goodman)
Retelling of Woodstock, from the point of view of those who were on the ground.
World premiere

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