Tribeca Festival 2020

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Asia and My Wonderful Wanda
Ainu Mosir (Country: US, Japan; Year: 2020; Director: Takeshi Fukunaga; Writer: Takeshi Fukunaga)
Sensitive 14-year-old Kanto takes his first tentative steps towards manhood as a debate brews among the community about a controversial ceremony.
World premiere
Asia (Country: Israel; Year: 2020; Director: Ruthy Pribar; Writer: Ruthy Pribar; Stars: Alena Yiv, Shira Haas, Gera Sandler, Liran David, Tamir Mula, Evgeny Tarlatzky, Nadia Tichonova, Eden Halili, Or Barak, Mirna Fridman, Alena Yiv, Shira Haas, Gera Sandler, Liran David, Tamir Mula)
A mum tries to reconnect with her daughter as the younger woman struggles with a degenerative illness.
World premiere
Contactado (Country: Peru; Year: 2020; Director: Marité Ugas; Writer: Mariana Rondón, Marité Ugas)
An ageing self-proclaimed prophet revisits his past as a spiritual guru after an eager young follower entices him to return to preaching.
World premiere
The Hater (Hejter) (Country: Poland; Year: 2020; Director: Jan Komasa; Writer: Mateusz Pacewicz; Stars: Maciej Musialowski, Vanessa Aleksander, Danuta Stenka, Jacek Koman, Agata Kulesza, Maciej Stuhr, Adam Gradowski, Piotr Biedron, Jedrzej Wielecki, Jan Hrynkiewicz, Martynika Kosnica, Wiktoria Filus, Iga Krefft, Viet Anh Do, Sebastian Szalaj)
Disgraced law student Tomek will do what it takes to impress Gabi and her liberal family. Taking a job at a sordid PR company, he finds he excels at spreading political misinformation, but at what cost?
International premiere
Kokoloko (Year: 2020; Director: Gerardo Naranjo; Writer: Gerardo Naranjo)
In a tropical seaside village, Marisol pursues personal freedom while navigating between the two men in her life - her lover, and her violent cousin who is keeping her captive.
World premiere
My Wonderful Wanda (Wanda, mein Wunder) (Country: Switzerland; Year: 2020; Director: Bettina Oberli; Writer: Bettina Oberli, Cooky Ziesche; Stars: Marthe Keller, Anatole Taubman, Birgit Minichmayr, Jacob Matschenz, Agnieszka Grochowska, André Jung, Gottfried Breitfuss, Iwo Rajski, Bruno Rajski, Marthe Keller, Anatole Taubman, Birgit Minichmayr, Jacob Matschenz, Agnieszka Grochowska, André Jung)
Wanda nurses the patriarch of the wealthy Wegmeister-Gloor family. When an unexpected complication arises, family secrets come to light.
World premiere
Nobody Knows I'm Here (Country: Chile; Year: 2020; Director: Gaspar Antillo; Stars: Jorge Garcia, Luis Gnecco, Gastón Pauls, Roberto Vander, Eduardo Paxeco, Alejandro Goic, Solange Lackington, Juan Falcón, María Paz Grandjean, Millaray Lobos, Julio Fuentes, Nelson Brodt, Jorge Garcia, Luis Gnecco, Gastón Pauls)
Memo lives on a remote Chilean sheep farm, hiding a beautiful singing voice from the outside world. A recluse with a glittery flair, he can't stop dwelling on the past, but what will happen once someone finally listens?
World premiere
She Paradise (Year: 2020; Director: Maya Cozier; Writer: Melina Brown, Maya Cozier; Stars: Kimberly Crichton, Michael Cherrie, Onessa Nestor, Kern Mollineau, Denisia Latchman, Chelsey Rampersad)
When naïve teenager Sparkle joins a dance crew of confident older girls, she encounters an alluring but unsettling new world of sex and money.
World premiere
Sublet (Country: Israel; Year: 2020; Director: Eytan Fox; Writer: Eytan Fox, Itay Segal; Stars: John Benjamin Hickey, Niv Nissim, Lihi Kornowski, Miki Kam, Peter Spears, Tamir Ginsburg, Gabriel Omri Loukas, John Benjamin Hickey, Niv Nissim, Lihi Kornowski, Miki Kam, Peter Spears, Tamir Ginsburg, Gabriel Omri Loukas)
A gay travel writer trades New York for Tel Aviv, where a charming young man helps him get perspective on his long-term relationship.
World premiere
Tryst with Destiny (Country: India, France; Year: 2020; Director: Prashant Nair; Writer: Avani Deshpande, Prashant Nair, Neeraj Pandey; Stars: Suhasini, Viineet Kumar, Jaideep Ahlawat, Kani Kusruti, Palomi Ghosh, Victor Banerjee, Lillete Dubey, Ashish Vidyarthi, Sahana Vasudevan, Ivan Rodrigues, Abhiroy Singh, Saurabh Soni, Anika Radhakrishnan, Rishabh Kushwaha, Priti Shroff)
A billionaire learns there is something money can’t buy, a lower-caste couple attempts to build a new life, and a corrupt city cop finds himself far outside of the law.
World premiere
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