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The Best And Brightest Of The 2013 Tribeca Film Festival

  • By The Playlist Staff
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  • April 29, 2013 2:17 PM
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The Best And Brightest Of The Tribeca Film Festival 2013
And so we’ve reached the end of the Tribeca Film Festival. Known for its wide-ranging selection of films from all over the globe, they truly outdid themselves this year with a slate of diverse, boundary-pushing films that suggested that, outside of the most prestigious fests like New York, Cannes and Sundance, independent cinema was alive and well, flourishing in the fest’s eleventh year. We profiled twenty films at the start of the fest that might be worth discussion, and a number of those spotlight films didn't disappoint. But the excitement of the Tribeca Film Festival is that there's often greatness emerging from where you least expect it.

Tribeca Review: ‘Stand Clear Of The Closing Doors’ Tackles Autism, Superstorm Sandy And Wins

  • By Diana Drumm
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  • April 23, 2013 10:01 AM
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With this being Autism Awareness Month and communities still reeling from Superstorm Sandy, it’s tempting to dismiss “Stand Clear of the Closing Doors” as a convenient combination of buzzwords – I nearly did. But while watching the film, I quickly dismissed those preemptive assumptions and became entranced with this poignant portrait of a family and their struggles on the outskirts of Manhattan, reminding me again about what makes the Tribeca Film Festival so great –- the heart-felt storytelling that sneaks through the red carpet barricades and evokes a transcendent realism, be it documentary or narrative.

Exclusive: Poster For Hurricane Sandy Drama 'Stand Clear Of The Closing Doors' Premiering At Tribeca Film Festival

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 19, 2013 2:05 PM
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Making our list of the 20 Most Anticipated Films Of The 2013 Tribeca Film Festival, "Stand Clear Of The Closing Doors" caught our attention by taking a true story set against a recent natural disaster and delivering what sounds like a potent little drama.

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