Tribeca Film Festival 2021

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7 Days (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Roshan Sethi; Writer: Karan Soni, Roshan Sethi; Stars: Karan Soni, Geraldine Viswanathan, Mark Duplass, Zenobia Shroff, Aparna Nancherla, Gita Reddy, Jeffrey Self)
As if their pre-arranged date, organised by their traditional Indian parents, wasn’t uncomfortable enough, Ravi and Rita are forced to shelter in place together as Covid-19’s reach intensifies. Hopefully for their sake, opposites do indeed attract.
Accepted (Year: 2021; Director: Dan Chen)
The ambitious students of the TM Landry Prep School enjoyed a remarkable 100% acceptance rate into the county’s most elite colleges until an explosive NY Times article exposed the controversial teaching methods of its dynamic founder.
As Of Yet (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Taylor Garron; Stars: Taylor Garron, Eva Victor, Amir Khan, Quinta Brunson, Ayo Edebiri)
Told entirely through video calls and digital diaries, Naomi navigates a problematic roommate and a burgeoning romance all while locked down during the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Beta Test (Country: US, UK; Year: 2021; Director: Jim Cummings, PJ McCabe; Writer: Jim Cummings, PJ McCabe; Stars: Jim Cummings, Virginia Newcomb, PJ McCabe, Kevin Changaris, Olivia Grace Applegate, Jessie Barr, Christian Hillborg, Malin Barr, Jacqueline Doke, Wilky Lau, Grant Rosenmeyer, Keith Powell, Monroe Cline, Laura Coover, Boni Mata)
Building A Bridge (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Evan Mascagni, Shannon Post; Stars: James Martin, James Martin)
Documentary profiling Father James Martin, an outspoken New York-based priest and author who works to connect the Catholic Church with the LGBTQ+ community through compassion, inclusion, love, and acceptance.
The Conductor (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Bernadette Wegenstein)
Leonard Bernstein’s protégée Marin Alsop reveals how she smashed the glass ceiling to become an internationally renowned conductor.
The Death Of My Two Fathers (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Sol Guy; Writer: Sol Guy, Matthew Cooke, Shoshana Guy; Stars: Sol Guy, William Guy, Travestine Guy, Freye Parkhouse, Barbara Ogletree, Leora Gesser)
After putting it off for 20 years, filmmaker Sol Guy finally confronts the six tapes his father recorded before dying. Using those tapes as a framework, Guy recounts his family’s story - and his own - for his two teenage kids.
The Justice Of Bunny King (Country: New Zealand; Year: 2021; Director: Gaysorn Thavat; Writer: Sophie Henderson; Stars: Thomasin McKenzie, Essie Davis, Ryan O'Kane, Erroll Shand)
Bunny, a woman at the outskirts of society, fights to be reunited with her children. When her teenage niece needs help, Bunny takes her under her wing, and together, they make a stand against the cards they’ve been dealt.
The Legend Of The Underground (Country: Nigeria, US; Year: 2021; Director: Giselle Bailey, Nneka Onuorah)
A timely documentary uncovering rampant discrimination in Nigeria while exploring the lives of several non conformist men who must choose to live imperilled lives there or flee to the US.
North By Current (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Angelo Madsen Minax)
The unexplained death of his niece leads the director back to his family. His investigation of injustice and the arbitrariness of officialdom turns into cathartic family therapy.
Perfume de Gardenias (Country: Puerto Rico; Year: 2021; Director: Gisela Rosario Ramos; Writer: Gisela Rosario Ramos; Stars: Luz María Rondón, Sharon Riley, Katira Álvarez, Carmen Nydia Velázquez, Carmen Milagros Ortiz, Flor Joglar, Abner Rivera)
After the death of her husband, a grieving elderly woman is enlisted by a coterie of gossipy elderly women in her neighbourhood to plan and create custom funerals - offering seniors a chance to plan in advance how they want their funerals to be presented, and how they want their lives to be celebrated.
Sisters On Track (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Corinne van der Borch, Tone Grøttjord)
Documentary about hope, belonging, and the metaphorical and literal sisterhood of young athletes Tai, Rainn, and Brooke Sheppard.
Wu Hai (Country: China; Year: 2020; Director: Ziyang Zhou; Writer: Ziyang Zhou; Stars: Xuan Huang, Zishan Yang, Tumen, Xuan Huang, Zishan Yang, Tumen)
A happily married man gets into trouble when he partners with a friend in a commerical lending business.
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