Kubrick's 2001 caught the imagination of a generation with its near-hallucinatory depiction of space, artificial intelligence, and the human condition. The 40th anniversary of this film finds us once again confronting profound questions about the effects these things have had on our culture and our future. Sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, which has partnered with Tribeca since 2002 as part of a nationwide effort to create more realistic and compelling stories about science and technology, including the new TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund. Visit the Tribeca Film Institute website for more info. | Read More
In 2007 Before the Tracks are Lost on the Wind, director Renate Günter-Greene's tracking camera surveys remnants of the Dusseldorf train station where Jews were deported to concentration camps. | Read MoreFemale Director(s) and Documentary
After the sudden loss of a bandmate, a distressed rock star hires a geeky grocery store clerk to drive him across the country. The vast American landscape--stunningly photographed--provides solace for this unlikely pair as they make their way to New York for the funeral.
Following the April 28th screening, American Express ® Cardmembers are invited to a complimentary after movie reception at the American Express Insider Center located at 27 Union Square West, Union Square Ballroom. Details to be provided at the theater! | Read MoreDrama, Female Director(s), Music
A provocative yet charming take on digital communication, this debut follows a teen caught between her stepdad (who records the family's supposedly perfect life online), her real father (now a transsexual), and the refuge of her online life as she searches for meaningful connections. | Read MoreFemale Director(s)
The title of Grammy-winner Gloria Estefan's latest album, 90 Millas,
refers to the distance between Cuba and southern Florida, a region that
has become synonymous with Latin culture. At the core of that culture is
its music, and Gloria's husband Emilio captured the blood, sweat and
tears that went into the new record in this very intimate film about the
Unearthing buried memories of Algeria’s war of independence, this bold revision of official history feels like the embrace of a lost kin. Its challenge to nationalism built on ethnicity and religion has resulted in its continued failure to receive the license that would allow Algerians to see it. | Read MoreDocumentary
From April 24 through May 2, the Insider Center will become the Festival’s backstage, giving American Express® Cardmembers access to complimentary After-Movie Events, Film Oriented Discussions, and Shorts Screenings. In addition, Cardmembers have access to ongoing hospitality. American Express Card and proof of Festival attendance required (e.g. Festival ticket stub or badge.) Reserve your space for select events.
An anesthesiologist who listens to his patients mumbling under sedation and a late night talk show host (Hend Sabri) whose callers reveal secrets are the yearning principals of The Aquarium, an ambitious examination of repression--both sexual and political--in Cairo today.
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