Cinque Terre is the designation for a string of towns dotting the northern Mediterranean coast of Italy. Filmmaker Ken Kobland was invited to spend a few weeks there in November 2004, and Ideas of Order in Cinque Terre is the result of his brief love affair with the landscape of the place. Concentrating on line, geometry, and tones of sound and color, Kobland has crafted a powerful, abstract homage to a little piece of paradise. | Read MoreDocumentary
Oscar®-nominated animator Bill Plympton sketches a David Lynchian dark comedy about a morally bankrupt man scrabbling to hide the good in himself-which manifests itself in a pair of angel wings that just won't go away.
Daniel and Jessica are a happily married couple on the verge of realizing the American dream -- Jessica is pregnant and Daniel finally gets the money to open a small diner. But when they hire Carlos, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, irreversible events are set in motion that jeopardize all that they have worked so hard to achieve. | Read MoreDrama
Tribeca Enterprises and Google Ideas team up for this unique free panel addressing Hollywood's portrayal of illicit networks that traffic everything from narcotics and weapons to body parts and human beings. Experts, law enforcement participants, and survivors will use what we learn from film to examine the mysterious and misunderstood world of illicit trafficking. At a moment when illicit networks are increasing physical and systemic violence and 2 percent of the world's trade is in illicit goods, this panel of experts will separate fact from fiction to launch a critical dialogue. Moderated by Jared Cohen, Director of Google Ideas. | Read MoreCrime
Gary is haunted by his father's death and disturbed by the recent discovery that his dad's body was harvested for organ transplant-and just when he needs a new kidney for himself. A dark, irreverent comedy that questions illness, life, death, and what keeps us strong when things begin to fall apart. | Read More
In this fun-filled CGI animation, Professor Tiberton's island school of wacky creatures includes a talking penguin, lizard, shoebill and his adopted son. One day, an egg buried in an iceberg floats ashore and hatches something amazing-Impy, a baby dinosaur! But when a king wants to take Impy as a trophy, the group must protect their new friend. In English. Ages 4+
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Bernie Madoff ruined many lives before his arrest in 2008. Perhaps no one was so personally affected as his longtime personal secretary, Eleanor Squillari. Meet Squillari in the days and months after the arrest, as her obsession with the case grows into her own unique search for clues. In God We Trust follows Squillari on her personal journey for justice, exposing previously unknown facts about the greatest financial crime ever committed. | Read MoreDrama, Crime, Documentary
In Kennesaw, a small American town in the state of Georgia, a good citizen is an armed citizen. By law, since 1982, each head of household must own at least one working firearm with ammunition.
Screening in Shorts Program: After Words | Read MoreDocumentary