Scott Hamilton Kennedy's follow-up to his Oscar-nominated The Garden captures all the drama, competition, heartbreak, and triumph among a group of struggling students at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts. From the nail-biting freshman auditions to the spectacular senior graduation performance, this endearing coming-of-age documentary is a tribute to discovering your passion and deciding whether you have the talent to take it to the next level. | Read MoreDocumentary and Family Friendly
The third and final night of the Tribeca Drive-In will feature the winning film of the Tribeca/ESPN Fans' Favorite Football Flick competition, which pits 16 beloved football films in a head-to-head tournament to choose the ultimate gridiron classic. Rudy and We are Marshall were pitted against each other in the finals. What film prevailed? | Read MoreESPN and Sports
Farah hits the road with her buddies to stump for John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election, hoping the trip will be her opportunity to finally shed her unwanted virginity. She soon finds her efforts on both political and sexual fronts continuously thwarted. Comically balancing that moment’s climate of intolerance with a universal coming-of-age tale, Farah Goes Bang paints a comic portrait of the overdue growing pains of a group of girlfriends and the country itself. | Read MoreFemale Director(s) and Comedy
Oates' sweet first feature about one last weekend of youthful decadence is filled with hijinks, heartbreak, and beer-fueled bonhomie, as a group of friends (including Kip Pardue and Eddie Kaye Thomas) in their early 20's must come of age and say goodbye to a deceased pal, all within the span of just a few days. | Read More
In this wry comedy from a 20-year-old director and leading man, teenager Rodney copes with his unfulfilled desires for a boyfriend and Broadway stardom while stuck in his dusty Texas town. Trusty sidekick Sabrina has a weight problem, but according to Rodney, high school has a way of making many of us feel like fat girls. Preceded by Longtime Listener. | Read MoreComedy
Outside the French Quarter is a lively, long-entrenched neighborhood most tourists never see. Enlightening and informative, Faubourg Tremé tracks the enduring legacy of one of the country's oldest African American communities. Stanley Nelson and Wynton Marsalis executive produced. | Read MoreDocumentary
The dilemma of those who live in Rio's slums and struggle to overcome unbelievable poverty and gang violence seems even more painful since their favelas overlook one of the world's most beautiful beaches. This electrifying film depicts the journey of one remarkable individual who emerged from the favelas to create the nonviolent flowering of Afro-Brazilian culture known as Afro-reggae.
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In this intensely chilling psychological thriller, a run-down middle-aged workaholic (Ulrich Thomsen) enrolls in a clinical trial for a new antidepressant without telling his family. When the trial is abandoned because of dangerous side effects, he continues to take the medication, triggering a hellish descent into madness. | Read MoreThriller
Behind drugs, people, and weapons, falcon smuggling has become the world's most mysterious and profitable illegal trade. Held in highest esteem by the wealthy elite throughout the Persian Gulf, the sporting birds have earned the label "feathered cocaine" as thieves race to ransack them from all parts of the world. This bold investigative documentary unspools the surprising links between the falcon trade and royal dynasties, the CIA and KGB, the oil industry, and Al Qaeda. | Read MoreCrime and Documentary
The walls are closing in-literally-on four brainiac mathematicians with shadowy pasts in this über tense debut. These strangers have all been brought together by the mysterious Fermat to solve their most profound equation yet: Why is someone trying to kill them? Co-hosted with Instituto Cervantes, The Cultural Center of Spain in New York. | Read MoreThriller
After her son (Anton Yelchin) has a brush with the law, a New York massage therapist (Diane Lane) relocates her small family to the estate of an eccentric millionaire (Donald Sutherland) for the summer. At first, the mother and boy revel in experiencing "how the other half lives," but an act of violence quickly turns the bucolic compound from a safe haven into dangerous territory.
A Lions Gate Films release.
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