Tribeca Festival 2022

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The YouTube Effect The YouTube Effect
The YouTube Effect and Nothing Compares
After Selma: The Lowndes County Freedom Party (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Geeta Gandbhir, Sam Pollard)
Recounts the courageous campaign of citizens and activists who faced violence and oppression in the struggle for the right to vote in Sixties Georgia.
World premiere
All Man: The International Male Story (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Bryan Darling, Jesse Finley Reed; Writer: Peter Jones; Stars: Matt Bomer, Carson Kressley)
A peek behind the pages and personalities of International Male, one of the most ubiquitous and sought-after US mail-order catalogues of the Eighties and Nineties.
World premiere
American Pain (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Darren Foster)
The story of twin brothers Chris and Jeff George who open up a chain of pain clinics in Florida where they hand out pain pills like candy.
World premiere
Angelheaded Hipster: The Songs of Marc Bolan & T Rex (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Ethan Silverman; Writer: Ethan Silverman; Stars: Marc Bolan, Rolan Bolan, David Bowie, Nick Cave, Joan Jett, Gloria Jones, Ringo Starr, Hal Willner)
A musical documentary celebrating the life and work of glam rock pioneer Marc Bolan, combined with a behind-the-scenes look at the tribute album of the same name.
World premiere
The Big Payback (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Whitney Dow)
Funded by a tax on cannabis, Evanston, IL, earmarked $10 million to compensate descendants of enslaved Africans for 400 years of unpaid labor. Alderwoman Simmons leads her constituents through this historic campaign for reparations for the Black community.
World premiere
Fashion Reimagined Fashion Reimagined
Fashion Reimagined and On The Line: The Richard Williams Story
Body Parts (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Kristy Guevara-Flanagan)
Investigation into the making of Hollywood sex scenes, shedding light on the real-life experiences behind classic scenes of cinema and tracing the legacy of exploitation of women in the entertainment industry.
World premiere
Civil (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Nadia Hallgren)
Profile of Ben Crump, the lawyer dubbed “Black America’s attorney general”.
World premiere
Endangered (Country: US; Director: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady)
A sobering look at the erosion of democracy and freedom of the press in the US and elsewhere.
World premiere
Fashion Reimagined (Country: US, UK; Year: 2022; Director: Becky Hutner)
Follows fashion designer Amy Powney in her bid to create a collection that’s sustainable on every level.
World premiere
It Ain't Over (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Sean Mullin; Writer: Sean Mullin; Stars: Billy Crystal, Nick Swisher, Derek Jeter, Bob Costas, Larry Doby Jr., Don Mattingly, Joe Torre, Vin Scully, Joe Garagiola, Yogi Berra, Russ Salzberg, Bobby Richardson, Art Shamsky, Ron Guidry, John Thorn)
The life and times of Yankee Yogi Berra, whose unique personality and unforgettable Yogi-isms sometimes got in the way of his being recognized as one of baseball’s very greatest catchers.
World premiere
All Man: The International Male Story All Man: The International Male Story
All Man: The International Male Story and The Big Payback
Leave No Trace (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Irene Taylor)
the Boy Scouts Of America reached a $2.7 billion agreement over sex abuse claims, the largest such settlement in history. Leave No Trace explores how this all-American institution went so horrifyingly wrong.
World premiere
Lynch/Oz (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Alexandre O Philippe; Writer: Alexandre O Philippe)
Victor Fleming’s 1939 film The Wizard of Oz is one of David Lynch’s most enduring obsessions. This documentary goes over the rainbow to explore this Technicolor through-line in Lynch’s work.
World premiere
Nothing Compares (Country: UK, Ireland; Year: 2022; Director: Kathryn Ferguson; Writer: Eleanor Emptage, Kathryn Ferguson, Michael Mallie; Stars: Sinéad O'Connor)
The story of Sinéad O'Connor's phenomenal rise to worldwide fame and subsequent exile from the pop mainstream. Focusing on Sinéad's prophetic words and deeds from 1987 to 1993, the film reflects on the legacy of this fearless trailblazer through a contemporary feminist lens.
New York premiere
Of Medicine And Miracles (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Ross Kauffman)
Chronicles the monumental task of curing cancer, as seen through the harrowing experiences of one young girl, her family, and a doctor on a mission.
World premiere
On The Line: The Richard Williams Story (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Stuart McClave; Stars: Richard Williams)
This film follows the outspoken patriarch of the Williams family who beat impossible odds to help daughters Venus and Serena become two of the greatest athletes of our time.
World premiere
It Ain't Over It Ain't Over
It Ain't Over and Of Medicine And Miracles
The Rebellious Life Of Mrs Rosa Parks (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Johanna Hamilton, Yoruba Richen)
Beyond her historic role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott, this comprehensive dive into Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks sheds light on her extensive organising, radical politics, and lifelong dedication to activism.
World premiere
Rudy! A Documusical (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Jed Rothstein; Writer: Jed Rothstein)
Considering Rudy Giuliani, charting his fall from the cover of Time Magazine to the parking lot of Four Seasons Total Landscaping.
World premiere
Turn Every Page – The Adventures Of Robert Caro And Robert Gottlieb (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Lizzie Gottlieb)
The intersecting stories of the iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Caro and his editor, the literary giant Robert Gottlieb, in this chronicle of a unique 50-year professional relationship.
World premiere
The YouTube Effect (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Alex Winter; Writer: Alex Winter; Stars: Ryan Kaji, Natalie Wynn, Shion Kaji, Susan Wojcicki, Brianna Wu, Caleb Cain, Steve Chen, Carrie Goldberg Loann, Anthony Padilla, Andy Parker)
YouTube has garnered over 2.3 billion users and is worth up to $300 billion dollars. At its center is its algorithm, something that threatens to destroy not only the platform, but the entire internet.
World premiere

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