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War Witch and Una Noche Take Top Tribeca Film Festival Prizes

Kim Nguyen’s War Witch cast a spell at the Tribeca Film Festival Thursday evening, winning the event’s $25K Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature, while… 470 more words


Francophrenia, or: How is James Franco F***ing With Us This Week?

Just when you think you might have had enough of James Franco, along comes Francophrenia to either whet your appetite for more of the actor-director’s avant-garde pursuits — or officially turn you off to them forever. 1,520 more words

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Of Cock Socks and Cameos: Quirk Comes of Age in Tribeca Premiere Free Samples

The easiest way to start an interview is to ask someone, “Was there a cock sock or not?” Take Jason Ritter, who plays Wally, the sub-par musician friend of Jillian (Jess Weixler), in Free Samples — which premiered last weekend at the Tribeca Film Festival in the Spotlight program. 793 more words

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Video: Get to Know 5 More 2012 Tribeca Filmmakers (and Their Films)

Movieline spotlighted filmmakers and trailers from the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival over the weekend and last week. The festival is still underway all this week, so it’s certainly not too late to catch a little Tribeca action. 1,244 more words


Tribeca 2012: Emily Blunt Digs Into Her Past for Your Sister's Sister

British actress Emily Blunt has traveled both the studio and indie route during her career, most recently appearing in Lasse Hallström’s specialty feature Salmon Fishing in the Yemen… 547 more words

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On the Heels of Veep, Julia Louis-Dreyfus Catches the Indie Bug with Paris

Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus debuted her new HBO series Veep over the weekend, and she — along with husband/director Brad Hall — appears eager to add independent filmmaking to her repertoire. 333 more words



DOWNEAST is a documentary about what sounds like one of the most boring possible subjects to put on film: rebuilding a destitute fish cannery. However, directors David Redmon and Ashley Sabin manage to incorporate politics, economics, and a large dollop of human interest into their 76-minute film. 928 more words

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