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Tribeca 2017: Lena Dunham, Jenni Konner and America Ferrera Talk Women in Film and TV

Tribeca 2017: Lena Dunham, Jenni Konner and America Ferrera Talk Women in Film and TV

Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

The six-season run of “Girls” ended April 16. The series was extremely important for the entertainment industry, giving voices to women that are rarely shown on the big or small screens. At the Tribeca Film Festival, the show’s creator, writer and star Lena Dunham and the showrunner Jenni Konner...

Tribeca 2017: 22-Year-Old Writer, Actor and Director Quinn Shephard Talks ‘Blame’

Tribeca 2017: 22-Year-Old Writer, Actor and Director Quinn Shephard Talks ‘Blame’

Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES, Tribeca Film Fest

The budding 22-year-old filmmaker Quinn Shephard made her directorial debut at 15, and this year at Tribeca Film Festival, she's taken a shot at writing, directing and starring in "Blame," a new take on the Arthur Miller classic "The Crucible."

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In ‘Nise,’ One Woman Changes the Way We Treat Madness

In ‘Nise,’ One Woman Changes the Way We Treat Madness

Zuzia Czemier-Wolonciej, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

Director Roberto Berliner’s quietly scrutinizing camera brings the life of famed psychiatrist Dr. Nise da Silveira — a pioneer in moving away from ice-pick lobotomies to more humane, expressive therapies — to life in "Nise: The Heart of Madness."

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Tribeca 2017: ‘Flower’ Nips at Poignant Buds

Tribeca 2017: ‘Flower’ Nips at Poignant Buds

Matthew Holman, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

“Flower” examines the mental trials and tribulations of both free-spirited and closed individuals, and most of the time it manages to pull it off. It is a complex film of underage sex and family relationships, but somehow manages to be both candid and serious.

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Tribeca 2017: Oppressive Humidity, Stifling Grief in ‘One Percent More Humid’

Tribeca 2017: Oppressive Humidity, Stifling Grief in ‘One Percent More Humid’

Hailey Nuthals, Editor-in-Chief
April 26, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES, Tribeca Film Fest

Liz W. Garcia's "One Percent More Humid" accurately and messily depicts grief and the process of healing for two young women.

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‘The Graduate’ Restored in 4K for 50th Anniversary

‘The Graduate’ Restored in 4K for 50th Anniversary

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

In honor of the legendary film "The Graduate's" 50th anniversary, select theaters will show a 4K re-release of the critically-acclaimed classic.

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Tribeca 2017: In ‘The Trip to Spain,’ Middle Age Is a Comedic Journey

Tribeca 2017: In ‘The Trip to Spain,’ Middle Age Is a Comedic Journey

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

English comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon adapt their popular TV show "The Trip" into film for the second time in this hilarious romp through Spain.

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Tribeca 2017: Documentary ‘Frank Serpico’ Lauds an Honest Cop

Tribeca 2017: Documentary ‘Frank Serpico’ Lauds an Honest Cop

Daniella Nichinson, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

Antonino D'Ambrosio's new documentary "Frank Serpico" retells the story of the famous New York City cop in Serpico's own words, reinforcing the message that doing the right thing is always the right thing.

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Tribeca 2017: Devils, Demons and Estonian Hijinks in ‘November’

Tribeca 2017: Devils, Demons and Estonian Hijinks in ‘November’

Hailey Nuthals, Editor-in-Chief
April 25, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

"November" is a chilly and gleefully spiteful dance of 19th-century Estonian villagers, their ruling German barons and helpful demons possessing makeshift bodies of farm tools and discarded bones.

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Tribeca 2017: In ‘The Lovers,’ Marriage Can Be Cheating

Tribeca 2017: In ‘The Lovers,’ Marriage Can Be Cheating

Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES, Tribeca Film Fest

Recently premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, "The Lovers" explores the nuanced natures and intertwining of marriage, affairs and divorce.

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Tribeca 2017: ‘Sensitives’ Documentary as Hyper-aware as Its Subjects

Tribeca 2017: ‘Sensitives’ Documentary as Hyper-aware as Its Subjects

Hailey Nuthals, Editor-in-Chief
April 25, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

How do you live in a world where the very presence of a cellphone in the room can slur your speech and cause blood in your stool? As it turns out, very carefully.

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Tribeca 2017: Missed Connections and Severed Links

Tribeca 2017: Missed Connections and Severed Links

Hailey Nuthals, Editor-in-Chief
April 24, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, Tribeca Film Fest

Tribeca's short film series "Disconnected" features an incredibly sentimental curation of films on topics ranging from unlikely friendships to 9/11.

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