Tribeca Festival 2020

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Not Going Quietly Not Going Quietly
Not Going Quietly and Ottolenghi And The Cakes Of Versailles
The Art Of Political Murder (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Paul Taylor)
The shocking murder of human rights activist Bishop Juan Gerardi in the aftermath of the Guatemalan Civil War sets the ground for a powerful battle between justice and corruption.
World premiere
Athlete A (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk)
The world of elite competitive gymnastics and the toxic culture within that allowed sexual abuse to go on for decades unchecked.
World premiere
Banksy Most Wanted (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Seamus Haley, Aurélia Rouvier; Writer: Aurélia Rouvier, Seamus Haley)
Banksy is a household name, but behind this name hides a multitude of stories, artworks, stunts, political statements and identities, leading to one of the art world’s biggest unanswered questions - who is Banksy?
World premiere
Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Brent Wilson; Writer: Jason Fine, Brent Wilson; Stars: Nick Jonas, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Brian Wilson, Jakob Dylan, Don Was, Taylor Hawkins, Gustavo Dudamel, Jim James, Bob Gaudio, Steven Page, Nick Jonas, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Brian Wilson)
The Beach Boys’ lead songwriter takes a drive around Los Angeles with Rolling Stone editor and longtime friend Jason Fine in this nonlinear cinematic memoir.
World premiere
Helmut Newton: The Bad And The Beautiful (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Gero von Boehm; Stars: Charlotte Rampling, Catherine Deneuve, Isabella Rossellini, Grace Jones, Marianne Faithfull, Claudia Schiffer, Anna Wintour, Helmut Newton, Charlotte Rampling)
Portrait of the photographer.
World premiere
Banksy Most Wanted Banksy Most Wanted
Banksy Most Wanted and Rebuilding Paradise
Hydration (Year: 2020; Director: Mimi Valdés; Stars: Gwen Stefani, Tyler the Creator, Sean 'Diddy' Combs, Jay-Z, SZA, Anderson .Paak, Missy Elliott, J Balvin, Timbaland, ASAP Ferg, Pusha T, Kawan Prather, Gwen Stefani, Tyler the Creator, Sean 'Diddy' Combs)
Documentary goes backstage and behind the scenes of Pharrell’s ground-breaking Something in the Water festival, using music to bring together his divided hometown of Virginia Beach.
World premiere
Kubrick By Kubrick (Kubrik Par Kubrik) (Country: France; Year: 2020; Director: Gregory Monro; Writer: Gregory Monro)
Featuring a treasure trove of unearthed interview recordings from the director himself.
World premiere
Larry Flynt For President (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Nadia Szold; Writer: Nadia Szold)
Documents controversial Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt’s unlikely bid for the White House after a gunman’s bullet left him partially paralyzed.
World premiere
Not Going Quietly (Year: 2020; Director: Nicholas Bruckman; Writer: Nicholas Bruckman, Amanda Roddy)
An intimate, inspiring look at activist and loving father Ady Barkan, diagnosed with ALS at age 32 and who, in spite of declining physical abilities, embarks on a nationwide campaign for healthcare reform.
World premiere
Ottolenghi And The Cakes Of Versailles (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Laura Gabbert; Stars: Dominique Ansel, Sam Bompas, Dinara Kasko, Deborah Krohn, Ghaya Oliveira, Yotam Ottolenghi, Janice Wong)
Follow celebrity chef Yotam Ottolenghi as he assembles a star-studded team of the world’s most innovative pastry chefs to put on a Versailles-themed culinary gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
World premiere
Rebuilding Paradise (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Ron Howard)
On November 8, 2018, a spark flew in the Sierra Nevada foothills, igniting the most destructive wildfire in California history and decimating the town of Paradise. Unfolding during the year after the fire, this is the story of the Paradise community as they begin to rebuild their lives.
New York premiere
Ricky Powell: The Individualist (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Josh Swade; Writer: Christopher McGlynn, Josh Swade)
Documentary about the street photographer's rise to fame.
World premiere
Somebody Up There Likes Me (Country: UK; Year: 2019; Director: Mike Figgis; Stars: Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards)
Profile of Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood.
North American premiere
Stockton on My Mind (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Marc Levin; Writer: James Lester, Marc Levin)
Stanford graduate Michael Tubbs became the youngest and first African-American mayor of Stockton, California. This film follows him through his first term in office .
World premiere
This Is Paris (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Alexandra Dean)
Documentary about heiress Paris Hilton.
World premiere
Tough Love: The Lennox Lewis Documentary (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Rick Lazes, Seth Koch)
The story of Lennox Lewis’ rise from humble beginnings in the East End of London to the top of the boxing world.
World premiere
Wojnarowicz (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Chris McKim; Stars: Fran Lebowitz, Nan Goldin, Richard Kern, Peter Hujar, Kiki Smith, Fran Lebowitz, Nan Goldin, Richard Kern, Peter Hujar, Kiki Smith)
A collage-like, incisive look at the life of writer, painter and thinker David Wojnarowicz, whose powerful, unapologetic way of seeing the world gave voice to queer rights at a critical time in US history.
World premiere
Yung Lean: In My Head (Country: Sweden; Year: 2020; Director: Henrik S Burman)
When a Swedish teen rapper finds a rabid fanbase via the internet, international superstar Yung Lean is born. But as his fame grows, darkness settles in, blurring the line between reality and his own vivid imagination.
World premiere
Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Muta'Ali)
In 1989, a black youth was murdered in Brooklyn when he was misidentified as the boyfriend of a local white girl. The aftermath of Yusuf Hawkins’ death exploded into a social movement, exposing racial prejudices that continue to plague us today.
World premiere

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