Two days before Christmas in 1988, a 59-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in her home in Johannesburg, South Africa. Because of police bungling, the crime was never solved. Now the woman's daughter, an Australian documentary filmmaker, returns to Johannesburg to reopen the case. What begins as a quest for justice becomes a powerful exploration into the nature of healing.
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Based on the Caldecott Medal book, this is the true story of Philippe Petit, a young French aerialist, and his daring 1974 high wire walk between the two towers of the World Trade Center. Narrated by Jake Gyllenhaal. | Read More
The empty existence of a German official living in Tbilisi, Georgia, brightens when he forms a tenuous friendship with a 12-year-old girl living in one of the city's refugee camps. But corruption, violence and accusations of pedophilia taint their growing bond, echoing post-Soviet Georgia's uneasy relationship with the West. In Georgian and German.
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Growing up in Miami, the director witnessed drive-by shootings and death threats directed toward her father, a former friend of Fidel Castro and opponent of the embargo. Using never-before-heard CIA audiotapes and fascinating interviews with her father, Weisman links his past and present in an eye-opening film that's sure to be talked about. In Spanish and English.
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Native New Yorker and inaugural Emerging Director winner Eason made an auspicious debut with Manito, an electrifying story set in Manhattan's Washington Heights that charts the differences between two brothers over 24 hours leading up to a night that could derail both their lives. Eason returns to Tribeca with Journey to the End of the Night, starring Brendan Fraser, Mos Def, Scott Glenn, Catalina Sandino Moreno, and Alice Braga. | Read More
Towing a submerged torpedo in the wake
of their battered fishing boat, a desperate
fisherman and naive kid embark on a journey
trafficking millions of dollars worth of cocaine.
Shot entirely on location along the Pacific coast
of Colombia—in areas that bear the indelible
scars of the drug trade—Manos Sucias refuses
to glamorize the drug trade but rather seeks to
offer a rare glimpse of its devastating effects.
Executive produced by Spike Lee. | Read MoreDrama, Thriller, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker
In the age of manscaping, metrosexuals, and grooming products galore—what does it mean to be a man? Oscar nominee Morgan Spurlock (Super Size Me) and executive producers Ben Silverman, Will Arnett, and Jason Bateman present a delightfully entertaining doc featuring candid interviews from Arnett, Bateman, Paul Rudd, Zach Galifianakis, and everyday people weighing in on everything from the obsession with facial hair to body dysmorphic disorder. | Read MoreDocumentary