NYU's Independent Student Newspaper

Washington Square News

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."

Read more »

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."

Read more »

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.

Read more »

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.

Read more »

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.

Read more »

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.

Read more »

Tribeca 2017: ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Promises Frightening TV

Tribeca 2017: ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Promises Frightening TV

Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES, Tribeca Film Fest

With timing eerily parallel to current struggles to protect the rights of women and the LGBT community, Margaret Atwood's dystopic "The Handmaid's Tale" has officially had its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Read more »

‘One Week and a Day’ Is an Uneven Portrait of Grief

‘One Week and a Day’ Is an Uneven Portrait of Grief

Tyler Stevens, Contributing Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

What happens when your allotted week-and-a-day of postmortem grieving are up, but you're still not over your loved one's death?

Read more »

‘Tomorrow’ Creates Hope in a Gloomy World

‘Tomorrow’ Creates Hope in a Gloomy World

Sophie Bennett, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

The new eco-documentary "Tomorrow" gives bright glimpses of hope for environmentally conscious communities amidst a world of dark facts about climate change.

Read more »

‘Sand Castle’ Shows Fraught Relationship Between Occupier and Occupied

‘Sand Castle’ Shows Fraught Relationship Between Occupier and Occupied

Ali Hassan, Contributing Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film

"Sand Castle" is one of the few films about the Iraqi War that gives voice and screen time to Iraqis civilians — not just American soldiers — in an exploration of one of the war's frequently complex interactions between the two sides.

Read more »

What to Look for at 2017’s Media-Driven Tribeca Film Festival

What to Look for at 2017’s Media-Driven Tribeca Film Festival

Ethan Sapienza, Film Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

In advance of WSN's coverage of the annual Tribeca Film Festival, here's some films, television shows and other content to look out for!

Read more »

Next Page »

NYU's Independent Student Newspaper
film