Tribeca Film Festival feature line-up announced

Ferrara, Tcheng and Fontaine among those whose work will screen

by Anne-Katrin Titze

Isabelle Huppert stars opposite Lou de Laâge and Benoît Poelvoorde in Anne Fontaine's White As Snow (Blanche Comme Neige aka Blanche-Neige)
Isabelle Huppert stars opposite Lou de Laâge and Benoît Poelvoorde in Anne Fontaine's White As Snow (Blanche Comme Neige aka Blanche-Neige) Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

The feature film line-up for the 18th edition of the Tribeca Film Festival has been announced.

Films of note include the documentaries The Projectionist by Abel Ferrara, Jeanie Finlay's Seahorse, executive produced by Virunga director Orlando Von Einsiedel, and Frédéric Tcheng's Halston; the directorial débuts from Dolly Wells with Good Posture, starring Emily Mortimer, and Christoph Waltz's Georgetown with Annette Bening, Vanessa Redgrave, and Waltz; Roads with Fionn Whitehead, Stéphane Bak, and Moritz Bleibtreu, directed by Maren Ade's Toni Erdmann producer, Sebastian Schipper; the Oren Moverman and Trudie Styler produced Skin, directed by Guy Nattiv, Michela Occhipinti's Flesh Out, produced by Marta Donzelli (Nico, 1988, starring Trine Dyrholm), and Anne Fontaine's White As Snow with Lou de Laâge, Isabelle Huppert, Damien Bonnard, Vincent Macaigne, Charles Berling, and Benoît Poelvoorde, based on the Brothers Grimm's Snow White, adapted by Pascal Bonitzer and Fontaine.

Dolly Wells's Good Posture to screen in Spotlight Narrative
Dolly Wells's Good Posture to screen in Spotlight Narrative Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze

"Our goal each year is to strike a balance between discovering new talent and showcasing new projects by notable filmmakers and storytellers. At Tribeca, we believe in amplifying fresh voices as well as celebrating the continued success of artists in the industry," Paula Weinstein, Executive Vice President of Tribeca Enterprises said. "The art of filmmaking is displayed across the program in both narrative and documentary films."

“Every festival is shaped by and reflective of its community, and we are fortunate that our hometown just happens to be the most diverse city on Earth. So our curatorial mandate is to bring to the screens a cinematic celebration - in only 100 features - whose breadth of stories and storytellers is as prismatic and adventurous, local and global, diverse and inclusive as our incredible city.” - Festival Director Cara Cusumano

Of the 103 narrative and documentary feature films announced, 81 will be having their world premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Single tickets will be available for purchase on March 26.

The 18th Tribeca Film Festival runs from April 24 through May 5.

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