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African Diaspora Films To See At The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival Which Kicks Off Tomorrow, April 16-27

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 15, 2014 11:00 AM
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What African Diaspora Films To See At The 2014 Tribeca Film Festival Which Kicks Off Tomorrow, April 16-27

TFF 2014 Preview: Desperate Fisherman Traffic Drugs Up Pacific Coast of Colombia in 'Manos Sucias'

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 15, 2014 9:59 AM
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Executive produced by Spike Lee and directed by NYU grad Joseph Wladika, the Columbian production Manos Sucias will screen at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, which runs April 16 through April 27. The film just had its world premiere at the NY Colombian Film Festival at the end of March.

Check Out The Soccer Films Line-Up At Tribeca's Kicking & Screening Film Festival (April 8-11)

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 9, 2014 12:39 PM
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Check Out The Soccer Films Line-Up At Tribeca's Kicking & Screening Film Festival (April 8-11)

Definitive Documentary On James Brown Added To Tribeca Film Festival Special Screenings Program

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 26, 2014 1:40 PM
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Definitive Documentary On James Brown Added To Tribeca Film Festival Special Screenings Program

2014 Tribeca Film Fest Announces World Narrative, Documentary & Viewpoints Selections

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • March 4, 2014 2:03 PM
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2014 Tribeca Film Fest Announces World Narrative, Documentary & Viewpoints Selections

Transmedia Filmmakers, Tribeca Film Festival Wants Your Work In 2013 (Call For Submissions)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • August 7, 2012 3:10 PM
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Tribeca has announced key dates and a call for submissions for the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival, with the big news being that they are launching a new program that showcases work of "transmedia artists."

Tribeca 2012 Review - Chris Rock, July Delpy Star In "2 Days In New York" (Familiar But Still Engaging)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 25, 2012 11:59 AM
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I saw this at Sundance in January; it's also screening at the Tribeca Film Festival which is currently in full swing; firgured I'd repost my quick thoughts on it for those who missed it after Sundance.

Tribeca 2012 Review: "Supporting Characters" Explores Work Partnerships & Friendships w/ Clever Authenticity

  • By Vanessa Martinez
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  • April 23, 2012 9:30 AM
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Premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival this past weekend, Supporting Characters written by Daniel Schechter and Tarik Lowe and directed by Schechter, is described by the festival’s write up as a “masculine romantic comedy.” After having seen the film, I can understand how that statement fits the bill when it comes to this quirky-contemporary charmer.

Tribeca 2012 Review - "War Witch" Is A Harrowing Yet Beautiful Tale Of Courage & Resiliency At A Time Of War

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 20, 2012 9:06 AM
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Rarely does war look so beautiful on film. I feel somewhat guilty saying that given the unspeakable acts of physical and mental torment the young protagonist in War Witch endures throughout its roughly 90-minute running time.

Tribeca 2012 Preview - "Alekesam" (Hugh Masekela And His Son Attempt To Reconnect With Each Other)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • April 17, 2012 8:11 PM
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The 2012 Tribeca Film Festival officially kicks off on Thursday, the 19th, and I'll make every attempt to see as many S&A films as I can and write about them; a brotha's is worn out, so if any of you will be attending any screenings at the festival, and you'd like to submit a review of whatever you see, feel free to email me and we'll chat (obensont@gmail.com).