Tribeca Festival 2020

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Jacinta Jacinta
Jacinta and Socks On Fire
499 (Country: Mexico, US; Year: 2020; Director: Rodrigo Reyes; Stars: Eduardo San Juan, Eduardo San Juan)
Hybrid documentary, examines Cortez's legacy almost five centuries later through the eyes of a stranded conquistador traveling through Mexico.
World premiere
Dear Mr. Brody (Dear Mr Brody) (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Keith Maitland; Stars: Josephine McAdam, Frank Mosley, Chris Doubek, Geoff Marslett, Rebecca Beegle, Josephine McAdam, Frank Mosley, Chris Doubek, Geoff Marslett, Rebecca Beegle)
In 1970, eccentric hippie millionaire Michael Brody, Jr. decided to give $25 million away to anyone who needed it, sparking a media frenzy and thousands of letters from strangers all requesting his help.
World premiere
Enemies Of The State (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Sonia Kennebeck)
When their hacker son is targeted by the US Government, the DeHarts will do anything to protect him.
World premiere
Father Soldier Son (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Catrin Einhorn, Leslye Davis)
Following one American family over the course of ten years, becoming an intergenerational exploration of the meaning of sacrifice, purpose, family and American manhood in the aftermath of a war.
World premiere
Jacinta (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Jessica Earnshaw)
A documentary charting a mother, her daughter and granddaughter and cycles of addiction.
World premiere
Pray Away Pray Away
Pray Away and Enemies Of The State
Landfall (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Cecilia Aldarondo)
Chronicling the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, and painting a portrait of the continued fraught relationship between the US and Puerto Rico, a land in mourning and resistance.
World premiere
The Last Out (Country: US, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Mexico; Year: 2020; Director: Michael Gassert, Sami Khan)
Follows three Cuban baseball players with Major League dreams who face difficult choices and embark on radically different paths when those dreams don’t pan out.
World premiere
Pray Away (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Kristine Stolakis; Stars: Michael Bussee, Alan Chambers, Ricky Chelette, James Dobson, Jerry Falwell, Joni Lamb, Jeffrey McCall, Joseph Nicolosi, Anne Paulk, John Paulk, Julie Rodgers, Yvette Cantu Schneider, Randy Thomas)
Exposé of gay conversion programmes.
World premiere
Simple As Water (Country: US, Syria, Turkey, Greece, Germany; Year: 2020; Director: Megan Mylan)
Fragments of lives cut between Turkey, Greece, Germany, and the U.S.. Each unfolding scene portrays the elemental bonds holding together Syrian families pulled apart by war, searching for a new life.
World premiere
Socks On Fire (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Bo McGuire; Writer: Bo McGuire; Stars: Michael Patrick Nicholson, Carron Clark, Bo McGuire, Chuck Duck, Michael Patrick Nicholson, Carron Clark, Bo McGuire, Chuck Duck)
Bo McGuire returns home to rural Alabama to document the bitter property feud between his homophobic aunt and gay uncle.
World premiere
Wake Up On Mars (Réveil sur Mars) (Country: France, Switzerland; Year: 2020; Director: Dea Gjinovci; Writer: Dea Gjinovci)
Two teenage sisters lie in a vegetative state in the small Swedish home of their Kosovar family, the cause of their mysterious malady, known as “resignation syndrome,” entwined with their personal trauma experienced as refugees.
World premiere
Wonderboy (Country: France; Year: 2020; Director: Anissa Bonnefont)
French fashion house Balmain’s creative director Olivier Rousteing allows the camera to become his confidante as he embarks on a search for his birth mother.
International premiere

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