Tribeca Festival 2022

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Official Competition Official Competition
Official Competition and Good Luck to You, Leo Grande
Acidman (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Alex Lehmann; Writer: Chris Dowling, Alex Lehmann; Stars: Dianna Agron, Thomas Haden Church, Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris)
After a decade apart, Maggie tracks down her elusive father. His fixation with UFOs has intensified over the years, which frustrates her attempts to communicate some big news.
World premiere
Aisha (Country: Ireland; Year: 2022; Director: Frank Berry; Writer: Frank Berry; Stars: Letitia Wright, Josh O'Connor, Abdul Alshareef, Ruth McCabe, Joanne Crawford, Emmanuel Okoye, Geraldine McAlinden, Florence Adebambo, Bernadette Carty, Corey Millar, Christopher Livingstone, Brian Manning, Antionette Doyle, Paul Murphy)
A young Nigerian woman seeking asylum in Ireland flounders in a maze of social services and bureaucracy as her situation becomes increasingly dire.
World premiere
Alone Together (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Katie Holmes; Writer: Katie Holmes; Stars: Katie Holmes, Jim Sturgess, Derek Luke, Melissa Leo, Zosia Mamet, Luke Kirby, Spenser Granese, Becky Ann Baker, Mike Iveson, Sandra Lucas, Thomas Hatz, Tanner Pastore, Nikki Delmonico, Austin Pastore)
Strangers June and Charlie have to learn to coexist when they accidentally book the same Airbnb to get away from the pandemic.
World premiere
American Dreamer (Country: UK; Year: 2022; Director: Paul Dektor; Writer: Theodore Melfi, Theodore Melfi, Christopher Wehner; Stars: Peter Dinklage, Matt Dillon, Shirley MacLaine, Michelle Mylett, Danny Glover, Danny Pudi, Garry Chalk, Kimberly Quinn, Rebecca Olson, C. Ernst Harth, Rami Kahlon, Donald Heng, Kimberley Shoniker, Jennifer-Juniper Angeli, Raresh DiMofte)
An entitled Economics professor pursues a tactic to buy an ailing widow’s mansion for nothing – but he quickly realises his seemingly foolproof strategy won’t be as easy as he thought.
World premiere
Beauty (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Andrew Dosunmu; Writer: Lena Waithe; Stars: Gracie Marie Bradley, Aleyse Shannon, Niecy Nash, Giancarlo Esposito, Kyle Bary, Micheal Ward, Sharon Stone, Sarah Stavrou, James Urbaniak, Joey Bada$$, David Blake, Carla Carvalho, Latoya Edwards, Jim Loftus, Aaron Morton)
A gifted young Black woman struggles to maintain her voice and identity after she’s offered a lucrative recording contract.
World premiere
Cha Cha Real Smooth Cha Cha Real Smooth
Cha Cha Real Smooth and Aisha
Cha Cha Real Smooth (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Cooper Raiff; Writer: Cooper Raiff; Stars: Dakota Johnson, Leslie Mann, Odeya Rush, Brad Garrett, Raúl Castillo, Cooper Raiff, Kelly O'Sullivan, Phil Nardozzi, Brenna Sherman, Evan Assante, Tiffany Sander McKenzie, Felicia Reuter, Colton Osorio, Vanessa Burghardt, Drake Tobias)
A directionless college graduate embarks on a relationship with a young mum and her teenage daughter while learning the boundaries of his new bar mitzvah party-starting gig.
New York premiere
Corner Office (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Joachim Back; Writer: Ted Kupper, Jonas Karlsson; Stars: Jon Hamm, Danny Pudi, Christopher Heyerdahl, Allison Riley, Shawn Macdonald, Sarah Gadon, June B. Wilde, Veena Sood, Andy Thompson, Bill Marchant, Kimberley Shoniker, Conor Stinson O'Gorman, Mark Dozlaw)
A straight-laced employee retreats to a blissfully empty corner office to get away from his lacklustre colleagues. But why does this seem to upset them so much?
World premiere
Don't Make Me Go (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Hannah Marks; Writer: Vera Herbert; Stars: John Cho, Mia Isaac, Kaya Scodelario, Josh Thomson, Otis Dhanji, Stefania LaVie Owen, Mitchell Hope, Jen Van Epps, Jemaine Clement, Quentin Warren, Elizabeth Hawthorne, Graham Vincent, Jordan Mooney, Timothy MacDonald, Madeleine McCarthy)
A single father takes his teenage daughter on a road trip to find her estranged mother.
World premiere
The Forgiven (Country: UK; Year: 2021; Director: John Michael McDonagh; Writer: John Michael McDonagh, based on the book by, Lawrence Osborne; Stars: Jessica Chastain, Ralph Fiennes, Matt Smith, Caleb Landry Jones, Abbey Lee, Christopher Abbott, Marie-Josée Croze, Alex Jennings, Saïd Taghmaoui, Mourad Zaoui, Anas El Baz, Imane El Mechrafi, Ismael Kanater, Ben Affan, David McSavage)
A getaway for a couple visiting Morocco turns deadly after their car hits and kills a local boy, with consequences which spiral out of control.
US premiere
Good Luck to You, Leo Grande (Country: UK; Year: 2022; Director: Sophie Hyde; Writer: Katy Brand; Stars: Emma Thompson, Daryl McCormack, Isabella Laughland, Charlotte Ware)
Nancy Stokes, a retired school teacher, is yearning for some adventure, and some sex. Good sex. And she has a plan: she hires a young sex worker named Leo Grande.
New York premiere
The Forgiven The Forgiven
The Forgiven and Acidman
Jerry And Marge Go Large (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: David Frankel; Writer: Brad Copeland; Stars: Bryan Cranston, Annette Bening, Michael McKean, Anna Camp, Rainn Wilson, Jake McDorman, Rhoda Griffis, Mellanie Hubert, Ana Cruz Kayne, Larry Wilmore, Robert Pralgo, Devyn McDowell, Ann Harada, Uly Schlesinger, Kenny Alfonso)
Recent retirees Jerry and Marge discover a new sense of drive (and a whole bunch of money) when they find a legal loophole in the lottery system.
World premiere
Land Of Dreams (Country: US; Year: 2021; Director: Shirin Neshat; Writer: Shoja Azari, Jean-Claude Carrière; Stars: Sheila Vand, Matt Dillon, William Moseley, Isabella Rossellini, Anna Gunn, Christopher McDonald, Robin Bartlett, Joaquim de Almeida, Gaius Charles, Nicole Ansari-Cox, Mohammad Ghaffari, Rebecca Comerford, Bodhi Rader, Matthew Blood-Smyth, Augusta Allen-Jones)
Satire sees a census taker acquire information about the dreams of Americans.
World premiere
Official Competition (Competencia Oficial) (Country: Spain, Argentina; Year: 2021; Director: Mariano Cohn, Gastón Duprat; Writer: Mariano Cohn, Andrés Duprat, Gastón Duprat; Stars: Antonio Banderas, Penélope Cruz, Irene Escolar, Melina Matthews, Oscar Martínez, Carlos Hipólito, Pilar Castro, Karina Kolokolchykova, Manolo Solo, José Luis Gómez, Juan Grandinetti, Koldo Olabarri, Ken Appledorn, Mónica Bardem, Nagore Aranburu)
In search of significance and social prestige, a billionaire businessman decides to make a film to leave his mark. To do it, he hires the best: a stellar team... but they have egos to match.
International premiere
Somewhere In Queens (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Ray Romano; Writer: Ray Romano, Mark Stegemann; Stars: Jennifer Esposito, Laurie Metcalf, Sadie Stanley, Ray Romano, J.C. MacKenzie, Karen Lynn Gorney, Sebastian Maniscalco, Tony Lo Bianco, June Gable, Elizabeth Yu, Dierdre Friel, Jon Manfrellotti, Danny Garcia, David St. Louis, Caryn Richman)
An Italian-American dad from Queens gets increasingly involved in ensuring his son’s high school basketball success.
World premiere
Space Oddity (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Kyra Sedgwick; Writer: Rebecca Banner; Stars: Kyle Allen, Alexandra Shipp, Madeline Brewer, Simon Helberg, Carrie Preston, Kevin Bacon, Andrew Polk, Arden Myrin, Alessandra Noelle Rosenfeld, Peter McSwiggin, Jim Boyd, Liam Anderson, Tony Estrella, Pamela Jayne Morgan, Chris Jackson)
A space-obsessed man gets the opportunity of a lifetime thanks to a Mars colonisation program but finds his plans compromised by his feelings for a woman who brings him down to Earth.
World premiere
Land Of Dreams Land Of Dreams
Land Of Dreams and American Dreamer
There There (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Andrew Bujalski; Writer: Andrew Bujalski; Stars: Molly Gordon, Lennie James, Avi Nash, Jason Schwartzman, Lili Taylor)
A series of short scenes featuring two characters at a time that toy with our perceptions and expectations in an unhinged reality not far from our own.
World premiere

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