Tribeca Film Festival 2020

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Shirley Shirley
Shirley and American Psycho
American Psycho (Country: US; Year: 1999; Director: Mary Harron; Writer: Mary Harron, Guinevere Turner. Based on the book by Bret Easton Ellis; Stars: Christian Bale, Willem Dafoe, Jared Leto, Josh Lucas, Samantha Mathis, Chloe Sevigny, Reese Witherspoon)
Tales of a yuppie serial killer.
I Carry You With Me (Country: US, Mexico; Year: 2020; Director: Heidi Ewing; Writer: Heidi Ewing, Alan Page; Stars: Armando Espitia, Christian Vazquez, Michelle Rodríguez, Ángeles Cruz, Raúl Briones, Arcelia Ramírez, Pascacio López, Michelle González, Luis Alberti, Yael Tadeo, Nery Arredondo, Alexia Morales, Alberto Trujillo, Armando Espitia, Christian Vazquez)
An epic love story spanning decades is sparked by a chance encounter between two men in provincial Mexico. Based on a true story, ambition and societal pressure propel an aspiring chef to leave his soulmate and make the treacherous journey to New York, where life will never be the same.
New York premiere
Lux Æterna (Country: France; Year: 2019; Director: Gaspar Noé; Writer: Gaspar Noé; Stars: Béatrice Dalle, Charlotte Gainsbourg)
Two actresses on a film set tell stories about witches.
North American premiere
The Nowhere Inn (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Bill Benz; Writer: Carrie Brownstein, St Vincent; Stars: St Vincent, Carrie Brownstein, Ezra Buzzington, Toko Yasuda, Chris Aquilino, Drew Connick, Tema Louise Sall, Erica Acevedo, Sean Liang, Sarah Tither-Kaplan, LaNora Terraé Hayden, Kash Abdulmalik, Michael Bofshever, Rya Kihlstedt, Guy Nardulli)
When St Vincent sets out to make a documentary about her music, the goal is to both reveal and revel in the unadorned truth behind her on-stage persona. But when she hires a close friend to direct, notions of reality, identity, and authenticity grow increasingly distorted and bizarre.
New York premiere
Shirley (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Josephine Decker; Writer: Sarah Gubbins, Susan Scarf Merrell; Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Logan Lerman, Michael Stuhlbarg, Odessa Young, Margarita Allen, Steve Vinovich, Ryan Spahn, Lexa Hayes, Adelind Horan, Molly Fahey, Allen McCullough, Thomas Racek, Edward O'Blenis, Emily Decker, Tony Manna)
A young couple moves in with the famed author, Shirley Jackson, and her Bennington College professor husband, Stanley Hyman, in the hope of starting a new life but instead find themselves fodder for a psycho-drama that inspires Shirley's next novel.
New York premiere
The Nowhere Inn The Nowhere Inn
The Nowhere Inn and I Carry You With Me
Sweet Thing (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Alexandre Rockwell; Stars: Lana Rockwell, Nico Rockwell, Jabari Watkins, Will Patton, Karyn Parsons)
Nico and Billie are not protected by their dysfunctional and irresponsible parents, so the siblings embark on a journey with young Malik – full of cinematic references and intense moments of freedom.
North American premiere
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