Tribeca Film Festival 2019

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Low Tide Low Tide
Low Tide and Gully
Blow The Man Down (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Bridget Savage Cole, Danielle Krudy; Writer: Bridget Savage Cole, Danielle Krudy; Stars: Morgan Saylor, Sophie Lowe, Margo Martindale, June Squibb, Annette O'Toole, Marceline Hugot)
While grieving for the loss of their mother, the Connolly Sisters suddenly find they have a crime to cover up, leading them deep into the underbelly of their salty Maine fishing village.
World premiere
Burning Cane (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Phillip Youmans; Writer: Phillip Youmans; Stars: Wendell Pierce, Karen Kaia Livers, Dominique McClellan, Braelyn Kelly, Emyri Crutchfield, Erika Woods, Cynthia Capers, Wendell Pierce, Karen Kaia Livers, Dominique McClellan, Braelyn Kelly, Emyri Crutchfield, Erika Woods, Cynthia Capers)
A deeply religious mother in rural Louisiana struggles to reconcile her convictions of faith with the love she has for her troubled son.
World premiere
Clementine (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Lara Jean Gallagher; Writer: Lara Jean Gallagher; Stars: Otmara Marrero, Sydney Sweeney, Will Brittain, Sonya Walger.)
Reeling from a one-sided break-up, heartbroken Karen breaks into her ex’s lakehouse. There, she strikes up a complicated relationship with provocative younger woman Lana.
World premiere
Gully (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Nabil Elderkin; Writer: Marcus J Guillory; Stars: Amber Heard, Terrence Howard, John Corbett, Charlie Plummer, Robin Givens, Jonathan Majors, Jacob Latimore, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Hannah Bamberg, Travis Scott, David Garelik, Julia Rose, Chastity Dotson, Rayven Symone Ferrell, Erica Peeples)
After surviving traumatic childhoods and socioeconomic hardships, three disillusioned teenagers reach their breaking points and go on a rampage through a dystopian modern day Los Angeles.
World premiere
Initials SG (Iniciales SG) (Country: Argentina, Lebanon, US; Year: 2019; Director: Rania Attieh, Daniel Garcia; Writer: Rania Attieh, Daniel Garcia; Stars: Julianne Nicholson, Diego Peretti, Julianne Nicholson, Diego Peretti)
An ageing Argentine Serge Gainsbourg wannabe struggles with a career he can't seem to get on track, an affair he doesn't want, and a crime he didn't mean to commit.
World premiere
The Place Of No Words The Place Of No Words
The Place Of No Words and Blow The Man Down
Low Tide (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Kevin McMullin; Writer: Kevin McMullin; Stars: Jaeden Lieberher, Shea Whigham, Keean Johnson, Kristine Froseth, James Paxton, Alex Neustaedter, Daniel Zolghadri, Camila Perez, Mike Hodge, Teddy Coluca, Nicholas Barasch, Khail Bryant, April Mauger, John Mondin, Michael David Baldwin)
Alan, Red, and Smitty spend high summer on the Jersey Shore roving the boardwalk and getting into trouble. But the discovery of good old fashioned treasure sets the friends on an escalating course of suspicion and violence.
World premiere
The Place Of No Words (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Mark Webber; Writer: Mark Webber; Stars: Teresa Palmer, Sarah Wright, Mark Webber, Eric Christian Olsen, Anna Schafer, Nicole Elizabeth Berger, Bodhi Palmer, Teresa Palmer, Sarah Wright, Mark Webber, Eric Christian Olsen, Anna Schafer, Nicole Elizabeth Berger, Bodhi Palmer)
A three-year-old asks his father: 'Where do we go when we die?' Together, they embark on an epic journey of fantasy realms and mythical creatures in a quest for the answer.
World premiere
The Short History Of The Long Road (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Ani Simon-Kennedy; Writer: Ani Simon-Kennedy; Stars: Maggie Siff, Danny Trejo, Sabrina Carpenter, Steven Ogg, Rusty Schwimmer, Jackamoe Buzzell, Lindsy Campbell, Jean Effron, Esodie Geiger, Andres Segura, Bob Jesser, Mike Miller, Alaina Warren Zachary, James Cady, Jashaun St. John)
For teenage Nola, home is the open road with her self-reliant father and their trusty van, two nomads against the world. When Nola’s rootless existence is turned upside-down, she realises that life as an outsider might not be her only choice.
World premiere
Stray Dolls (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Sonejuhi Sinha; Writer: Charlotte Rabate, Sonejuhi Sinha; Stars: Cynthia Nixon, Olivia DeJonge, Robert Aramayo, Geetanjali Thapa, Samrat Chakrabarti, Alyssa Maria App, Shiloh Verrico, Kelvin McGrue, Yvette Williams, John Schiappa, David Tuttle, Cynthia Nixon, Olivia DeJonge, Robert Aramayo, Geetanjali Thapa)
Riz is a recent South Asian immigrant who takes a job at a seedy motel in a bid to start over in America. The motel’s other employees and guests pull her back into a life she preferred to leave behind.
World premiere
Swallow (Country: US, France; Year: 2019; Director: Carlo Mirabella-Davis; Writer: Carlo Mirabella-Davis; Stars: Haley Bennett, Austin Stowell, Denis O'Hare, Elizabeth Marvel, David Rasche, Luna Lauren Velez, Zabryna Guevara, Laith Nakli, Babak Tafti, Nicole Kang, Olivia Perez, Kristi Kirk, Alyssa Bresnahan, Laura Dias, Elise Santora)
Hunter, a newly pregnant housewife, finds herself increasingly compelled to consume dangerous objects. As her husband and his family tighten their control over her life, she must confront the dark secret behind her new obsession.
World premiere
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