Posted in “ Tribeca Film Festival ” tag: 45 entries

Examine Democracy Before It’s Too Late

May 07, 2017

In the 2016 US presidential election, 136 million people voted, a figure which marks the second lowest total voter turnout …

Meditation of Life

May 03, 2017

A fascinating and profound new documentary “The Departure,” directed by Lana Wilson who stunned America with her 2013 film “After …

The Mother of the Voice in the Ear

Jun 11, 2016

Is it possible for a film to heal? In complete darkness, we are immersed in the whirring, cooing calls of …

Untouchable to Touchable

May 06, 2016

Between victims, criminals and the court itself, we often get lost and forget our goals; in many cases, a trial …

Sex and Death: Inescapable

Apr 23, 2016

These days we are entertained by sexy attractive superheroes who come close to death but always defeat the villain eventually. …

The 15th Tribeca Film Festival Presents 40th Anniversary of Sensational “Taxi Driver”

Apr 12, 2016

New York’s big Spring event the Tribeca Film Festival welcomes its 15th anniversary this year and runs from April 13th …

The Dawn of Artificial Sensitivity

May 14, 2015

In our hyperbolic, big budget tent-pole age, the word “visionary” is tossed around a little too easily. Which is a …

This Moment, Anything Can Happen

May 07, 2015

Summer in a small town is long and languorous. Adolescents seek adventure and something larger than life to escape from …

When Someone’s Dream Comes True…

May 03, 2015

In the early hours of November 1st, 2001, Missouri sports editor Kent Heitholt was murdered in the parking lot of …

Whereas He Has Come to the Promised Land…

Apr 26, 2015

Since the economic paradigm shift, Africans are beginning to emigrate to China to seek their fortune. No longer lured only …

Break Off the Spiral

Apr 23, 2015

Every nineteen minutes someone dies of an accidental overdose of prescription drugs. It means one night you take pills, such …

61 Minutes of Meditation

May 01, 2014

Painters William Ranney and Thomas Moran pursued the life and landscape of the American West. What did they want to …

To Keep Our Art Alive

Apr 29, 2014

Once upon a time Chelsea, the East and West Villages and SoHo were overflowing with aspiring young artists; by now, …

Samurai Unleashed in a German Village

Apr 27, 2014

In films like Tony Richardson’s “Mademoiselle” and Michael Haneke’s “The White Ribbon,” small villages are often portrayed as suffocating places …

On the Road, Mexico City

Apr 26, 2014

Shot in black-and-white, Mexican filmmaker Alonso Ruizpalacios’ timeless road movie “Güeros,” which won the Best First Feature Award at the …

Repost: Big Waves of Joy Wash Over Us

Mar 17, 2014

 

 

American poet and experimental filmmaker James Broughton celebrated life by breaking taboos and praising eternalities.  “Follow your own …

Shinoharas Are Roarrrr!

Aug 16, 2013

In Zachary Heinzerling’s first feature documentary film “Cutie and the Boxer” which was premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival …

Violence, the Inescapable Human Nature

Jul 14, 2013

Violence has existed since the first life form was born. Like love, it’s an inevitable element of nature. Violence crosses …

Living in the Aperture

Jul 01, 2013

What direction to go forward, how fast to fly; birds always exchange information in a flock while flying.  Of course …

Full-Time Gang or Full-Time Dancer

May 26, 2013

“Flex is Kings” directed by Deidre Schoo and Michael Beach Nichols intimately captures the lives of performers of Flex, a …