Single mom Lizzie (Emily Mortimer) concocts letters to her son from a make-believe father to keep him from learning the truth about her brutal ex-husband. But when 9-year-old Frankie learns his dad's ship is due to arrive, Lizzie must choose between telling Frankie the truth or hatching a desperate plan.
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In this film that goes under the sea with the same groundbreaking results that Winged Migration captured from the air, the camera is immersed in a world so breathtaking that viewers will want to dive in and join the expedition - but beware the sharks and killer whales! (Ages 7+) | Read More
Richard has been pissing people off for 50 years. A recovering alcoholic from North Dakota, he finally musters the courage to complete the eighth and ninth steps of the 12-Step Program. With a list of everyone he's wronged—from ex-wives to ex-mistresses, abandoned children to slighted pals—Richard tries to make amends. But has he really changed? Soulful folk music and rich characters bring levity and humor to an emotional story of redemption. | Read MoreDocumentary
Think Jackass on crack and you've got the boys of Dirty Sanchez -- Great Britain's troupe of raunchy madmen on a world tour of depravity. With wicked nasty stunts such as liposuction drinking games, beer enema shotguns, things that shouldn't be done with male genitalia, and more, Dirty Sanchez should be viewed with a cast-iron stomach and a twisted sense of humor. Mature audiences only.
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Two men fortify and soundproof an abandoned apartment, kidnapping and imprisoning the daughter of a millionaire for ransom. Her kidnappers, the coldly efficient Vic and his younger accomplice Danny, have worked out a meticulous plan, but Alice is not going to play the perfect victim…. This taut, emotionally intense thriller eschews genre conventions, generating tension from the sexual and psychological ties that bind captive to captors. | Read MoreCrime and Thriller
David Lean's romantic Russian Revolution epic, adapted from Boris Pasternak's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, captured five Academy Awards® (including best adapted screenplay) and five additional nominations after its 1965 release. In honor of its 45th anniversary, we welcome a magnificent state-of-the-art restoration of Doctor Zhivago, shown theatrically for the first time at Tribeca and available from Warner Home Video on Blu-ray disc May 4. Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness, and Tom Courtenay star. | Read MoreDrama
In Donkey, David, a London banker who was the most popular child in class, bumps into Stanley, whom he bullied in high school, resulting in a powerful encounter.
Screening as part of the Shorts: Character Flaws program. | Read MoreDrama
JoEllen Marsh grew up knowing her father only as Donor 150. As one of the first generation of children conceived through donor insemination, she yearns for connection with potential siblings, and turns to the Internet to track them down. As JoEllen slowly broadens her family tree, in the process she forges a fascinatingly modern model of family. After connecting with dozens of siblings across the country, JoEllen decides it's finally time to seek out Donor 150. | Read MoreDocumentary
Ben (Rupert Grint) is a shy teenager living in London and trying to escape from the clutches of his religious mother (Laura Linney). He finally gets his chance when he meets a retired actress who whisks him off to Edinburgh, where he learns to drive, dance, and pick up girls. Brock's loosely autobiographical coming-of-age tale is a heartwarming treat. | Read MoreComedy
Kristin Scott Thomas, Colin Firth, Jessica Biel, and Ben Barnes (Prince Caspian) star in the comical tale of a young Englishman who brings his glamorous American bride home to meet his stuffy British parents. Based on the Noel Coward play. Always sublime, Scott Thomas scored nominations from the British Independent Film Awards and the London Critics Circle. | Read MoreComedy
From the mind of Irvine Welsh (Trainspotting) comes a pulse-pounding thriller set against the backdrop of Scotland's drug-fueled dance scene as one man tries to cut ties and kick old habits for the woman he loves. | Read More
John Hurt astounds as he revisits the role that made him a star (in 1975's The Naked Civil Servant): real-life writer, actor, and gay icon Quentin Crisp. This smart, sensitive drama—marked by Hurt's bravura handling of Crisp's razor-tongued wit—focuses on the flamboyant 72-year-old star's move to New York in 1981, and the fallout from a reckless comment about the burgeoning AIDS epidemic. A Leopardrama Film for ITV1. Executive producers are Joey Attawia, Susie Field, and James Burstall. | Read More
In 1947, Austrian émigré Amos Vogel launched Cinema 16 as a place where New Yorkers could see a wide range of "different" films -- documentaries, works from overseas, experimental cinema. It soon grew into the most influential film society in American history. This affectionate tribute profiles this trailblazing cinephile through a vivid compilation of images and sounds, including a selection of newly filmed interviews with the man himself. | Read More
Played against the backdrop of the national liberation movements of the '70s and '80s, this lively documentary pays tribute to the golden age of cricket in the West Indies as the teammates set out to triumph over their former colonial masters and make a name for themselves on the world stage. This celebration of the power of sports as a vehicle for social change is set to a thumping reggae beat featuring Bob Marley, Gregory Isaacs, and Burning Spear. | Read MoreSports and Documentary
In the forbidden garden of their rich Uncle Albert (Kenneth Branagh, the five Butterworth children find "It" (Eddy Izzard's voice) - an 8000-year-old, opinionated, wildly funny, sand-fairy, who can grant any wish. After wishing for toys and magically done chores, the kids realize there may be more serious things to wish for. Ages (6+) | Read More