Tribeca Film Festival 2020

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Giants Being Lonely (Country: US; Year: 2019; Director: Grear Patterson; Writer: Grear Patterson, Grear Patterson, Sam Stillman; Stars: Alejandro Castro Arias, Amalia Culp, Gabe Fazio, Lily Gavin, Ben Irving, Jack Irving, Stella Schnabel, Joey Thurmond, Alejandro Castro Arias, Amalia Culp, Gabe Fazio, Lily Gavin, Ben Irving, Jack Irving, Stella Schnabel)
Three teens find themselves on a treacherous path towards adulthood.
World premiere. Narrative
A Glitch In The Matrix (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Rodney Ascher)
Are we living in a simulation?
World premiere. Documentary
Harley (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Jean-Cosme Delaloye)
Portrait of criminal defence lawyer Harley Breite.
World premiere. Documentary
Honeymood (Country: Israel; Year: 2020; Director: Talya Lavie; Writer: Talya Lavie; Stars: Ran Danker, Avigail Harari)
Following a fight in their honeymoon suite on the night of their wedding, a bride and groom embark on a surreal urban odyssey through the streets of Jerusalem.
World premiere. Narrative
I'm No Longer Here (Ya no estoy aqui) (Country: Mexico, United States; Year: 2019; Director: Fernando Frias; Writer: Fernando Frias; Stars: Juan Daniel Garcia Treviño, Xueming Angelina Chen, Brandon Yahir Alday Vazquez, Rocio Monserrat Rios Hernandez, Jonathan Fernando Espinoza Gamez, Luis Leonardo Zapata, Bianca Coral Puernte Valenzuela, Leonardo Ernesto Garza Ávila, Estefania Judith Tovar Ramirez, Yesica Avigail Silvia Rios, Juan Daniel Garcia Treviño, Xueming Angelina Chen, Brandon Yahir Alday Vazquez, Rocio Monserrat Rios Hernandez, Jonathan Fernando Espinoza Gamez)
A portrait of Monterrey’s Cholombianos dance fans.
World premiere. Narrative
La Llorona (Country: Guatemala, France; Year: 2019; Director: Jayro Bustamante; Writer: Jayro Bustamante; Stars: María Mercedes Coroy, Sabrina De La Hoz, Margarita Kenéfic, Julio Diaz, María Telón, Juan Pablo Olyslager, Ayla-Elea Hurtado, Pedro Javier Silva Lira, María Mercedes Coroy, Sabrina De La Hoz, Margarita Kenéfic, Julio Diaz, María Telón, Juan Pablo Olyslager, Ayla-Elea Hurtado)
Enrique, a retired general who oversaw the Maya genocide, is haunted by his devastating crimes. A tale of horror and fantasy, reimagining the Latin American fable as an urgent metaphor of Guatemalan recent history and its unhealed political wounds.
World premiere. Narrative
Looking For A Lady With Fangs And A Moustache (Country: Nepal, Mexico; Year: 2019; Director: Khyentse Norbu; Writer: Khyentse Norbu; Stars: Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche, Tsering Tashi Gyalthang, Tulku Kungzang, Tenzin Kunsel, Ngawang Tenzin, Rabindra Singh Baniya, Orgyen Tobgyal Rinpoche, Tsering Tashi Gyalthang, Tulku Kungzang, Tenzin Kunsel, Ngawang Tenzin, Rabindra Singh Baniya)
Plagued by otherworldly visions, a young Nepali musician and entrepreneur is told that he only has one week to live.
World premiere. Narrative
La Madrina: The Savage Life Of Lorine Padilla (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Raquel Cepeda; Writer: Raquel Cepeda)
While the Bronx burned, Lorine claimed her place as queen of the NYC street gang The Savage Skulls. 40 years later, she examines her impact in the intervening years: as mother, spiritual advisor, activist, and keeper of a controversial legacy.
World premiere. Documentary
Marvelous And The Black Hole (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Kate Tsang; Writer: Kate Tsang; Stars: Miya Cech, Rhea Perlman, Beth Hall, Paulina Lule, Raymond McAnally)
A teenage delinquent befriends a surly magician who helps her navigate her inner demons and dysfunctional family with sleight of hand magic.
World premiere. Narrative
Miracle Fishing (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Miles Hargrove)
1994, Tom Hargrove was kidnapped in Colombia by the FARC. With a $6M ransom price and without support from the authorities, Tom’s wife and sons pick up the phone (and a Video8 camcorder) to negotiate directly with the largest terrorist group in the Western Hemisphere.
World premiere. Documentary
The Outside Story (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Casimir Nozkowski; Writer: Casimir Nozkowski; Stars: Brian Tyree Henry, Sonequa Martin-Green, Sunita Mani, Olivia Edward, Asia Kate Dillon, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Michael Cyril Creighton, Matthew Maher, Hannah Bos, Maria Dizzia, Jordan Carlos, Lynda Gravatt, Paul Thureen, Nadia Bowers, Suzette Gunn)
Having just broken up with his girlfriend, introverted video editor Charles gets locked out of his apartment, accidentally embarking on a transformative odyssey through his neighbourhood.
World premiere. Narrative
Pacified (Country: Brazil, United States; Year: 2019; Director: Paxton Winters; Writer: Joseph Carter, Wellington Magalhaes, Paxton Winters, Paxton Winters; Stars: Bukassa Kabengele, Cassia Gil, Débora Nascimento, Léa Garcia, Raphael Logan, Jefferson Brasil, Rayane Santos, José Loreto, Thiago Thomé, Shirley Cruz, Rod Carvalho, Murilo Sampaio, Bukassa Kabengele, Cassia Gil, Débora Nascimento)
The story of a friendship that develops between a girl trying to keep her mum out of trouble and an ex-convict trying to stick to the straight and narrow.
World premiere. Narrative
PS Burn This Letter Please (P.S. Burn This Letter Please) (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Michael Seligman, Jennifer Tiexiera; Writer: Michael Seligman, Jennifer Tiexiera)
A box found in an abandoned storage unit unearths a time capsule of correspondences from a forgotten era: the underground drag scene in 1950s New York City.
World premiere. Documentary
Stateless (Apátrida) (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Michèle Stephenson; Writer: Michèle Stephenson; Stars: Rosa Iris Diendomi-Álvarez, Teofilo Murat, Gladys Feliz)
In 2013, the Dominican Republic stripped the citizenship of anyone with Haitian parents, rendering over 200,000 people without nationality, identity or homeland. Stateless explores this complex history and politics through one young woman’s fight to protect the right to citizenship for all people.
World premiere. Documentary
The State of Texas vs Melissa (Country: France; Year: 2020; Director: Sabrina Van Tassel)
Melissa Lucio was the first Hispanic woman sentenced to death in Texas. For ten years she has been awaiting her fate, and now faces her last appeal.
World premiere. Documentary
Stray (Country: Turkey, Hong Kong; Year: 2020; Director: Elizabeth Lo)
The world of Zeytin, a stray dog living life on the streets of Istanbul.
World premiere. Documentary
Through The Night (Country: US; Year: 2020; Director: Loira Limbal)
Documentary examining the emotional toll of our modern economy on families, told through the lens of a 24-hour daycare centre in Westchester, New York.
World premiere. Documentary
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