This vibrant, politically charged film pays tribute to the Living Theatre and its founders Judith Malina and the late Julian Beck. The film details the company's longstanding commitment to nonviolent resistance and its globe-trotting activism, while our screening helps announce the Living's impending return to a new custom-built theater in midtown. | Read More
A young boy lives with his alcoholic mother in suburban isolation. When he finds her dead on the living room couch, he makes a reckless decision and a break for freedom. But the dawn brings regret and an unexpected outcome. | Read More
Anand's debut feature is set in the Indian desert town of Rajapur. There, a girl becomes obsessed with the connection between a mysterious stranger and a love affair from the past that she learns about through a cache of forgotten photos and letters. She soon finds herself caught up in her own little affair, and the intervention of the mysterious stranger brings history full circle. Starring Lynn Collins, Kelli Garner, Justin Theroux, Manoj Bajpal, and Frank Langella. | Read MoreDrama
Harry (Brian Petsos) will stop at nothing to avenge the death of his beloved dog, Jolly. He and his demented cousin Cecil (Oscar Isaac) follow a series of clues in a frenzied attempt to track down the dog's murderer, leaving a path of destruction in their wake. Elijah Wood, Kristen Wiig, Adam Brody, Ryan Phillippe, Gillian Jacobs, Bobby Moynihan, Kevin Corrigan, David Rasche, Amy Siemetz, and Garret Dillahunt all stand between Harry and revenge for Jolly. | Read MoreComedy
Behind the closed doors of Nissan, General Motors, and Tesla Motors, the race is on to develop the world's first, and most economically accessible, electric car. Director Chris Paine's energetic and beautifully shot follow-up to Who Killed the Electric Car? follows the innovative business models engineered by CEOs and independent entrepreneurs looking to jump-start the global resurgence of electric cars and win over a skeptical public.
Tribeca Talks After the Movie (4/23 only): Join director Chris Paine, President and Chief Executive Officer, Nissan Motor Co. Carlos Ghosn, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, and Pulitzer Prize-winning Wall Street Journal columnist Dan Neil for a conversation about the global resurgence of electric cars. Moderated by actor, writer, and director David Duchovny. | Read MoreDocumentary
Once in a decade, the 15 members of the Texas State Board of Education meet in Austin to revise the textbook standards for five million schoolchildren. Lead by Don McLeroy, a Young-Earth Creationist and Evangelical Christian, the panel implements standards that will ultimately go into effect in science and history textbooks for schoolchildren across the nation. The Revisionaries is a galvanizing peak behind the curtain at the politicization of education. | Read MoreDocumentary
In their first season together, the Berlin Philharmonic and new conductor Sir Simon Rattle collaborated on Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring. This spectacle of dance and music brought together 250 young people from 25 countries and a variety of social backgrounds. The film celebrates the children discovering their own creativity and seeing the potential in their own lives.
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This moving portrait of legendary comedian Richard Pryor chronicles his life from his troubled youth in Peoria, Illinois, to his meteoric rise as one of the most respected comic actors of the 20th century. Often misunderstood during the height of his celebrity, the late superstar has never been profiled this extensively. Marina Zenovich’s revealing and entertaining film lays bare the demons with which he struggled and reminds us just how daring and dangerous artistic freedom can be. | Read MoreFemale Director(s), Comedy, Documentary
When she moves to Portland, Oregon, Meris does her best to fit in with her husband's clique of old high school buddies—until she gets dumped. Her life trashed, she takes a job as a candy store clerk, opening unexpected worlds into the Northwest underground punk scene and Cambodian rock. A low budget is no barrier to creativity and cinematic innovation in this black comedy of embarrassments about sticking up for yourself no matter how messy. | Read More