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The 16th Annual Tribeca Film Festival Hits NYC April 19-30

Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 10:16 AM EDT

2016 Highlight: Newtown Documentary Debuts at Tribeca

2016 Highlight: Newtown Documentary Debuts at Tribeca

Tain Gregory lost a friend in the December 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school. Jimmy Greene lost a daughter. The role the arts have played in helping both on their journeys through grief and toward...

Friday, Apr 15, 2016 at 07:48 PM EDT

2016 Highlight: 'Joe's Violin' at Tribeca Film Festival

2016 Highlight: 'Joe's Violin' at Tribeca Film Festival

A documentary screening at the Tribeca Film Festival tells of how a Holocaust survivor's violin ended up in the hands of a Bronx schoolgirl.

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 11:19 AM EDT

2016 Highlight: Mass Incarceration Gets Close-Up at Tribeca

2016 Highlight: Mass Incarceration Gets Close-Up at Tribeca

At a time when criminal justice reform has gained national attention and bipartisan support from even the leading candidates for president, a handful of documentaries at the Tribeca Film Festival are giving a...

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 11:19 AM EDT

2016 Highlight: 'The Last Laugh' Seeks Humor in Holocaust

2016 Highlight: 'The Last Laugh' Seeks Humor in Holocaust

"Do you have a Holocaust joke?"

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 09:32 PM EDT

2016 Highlight: 'Strike a Pose'

2016 Highlight: 'Strike a Pose'

The co-director of “Strike a Pose” and three of Madonna's dancers from the "Vogue" music video offer a preview ahead of its Tribeca Film Festival screening. The documentary tells the story...

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 11:20 AM EDT

2016 Highlight: 'Midsummer in Newtown'

2016 Highlight: 'Midsummer in Newtown'

Director Lloyd Kramer and producer Tom Yellin sit down with John Chandler to discuss the documentary “Midsummer in Newtown,” which premieres Sunday, April 17th at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016 at 09:17 PM EDT

2016 Highlight: Return of Storyscapes at Tribeca

2016 Highlight: Return of Storyscapes at Tribeca

Tribeca Film Festival's Storyscapes allows you to become a star. Lauren Scala reports.

Monday, Apr 10, 2017 at 11:20 AM EDT

2016 Highlight: Tom Hanks Takes Another Trip

2016 Highlight: Tom Hanks Takes Another Trip

Many of Tom Hank's most indelible characters onscreen have been Americans abroad, including in his latest film, "A Hologram for the King," which premieres this week at the Tribeca Film Festival and opens in...

Sunday, Apr 17, 2016 at 11:33 AM EDT

Beyond the Films at the Tribeca Film Festival

Beyond the Films at the Tribeca Film Festival

Loren Hammonds stops by to talk about the virtual arcade, and some of the interactive films premiering at this year’s film festival.

Sunday, Apr 17, 2016 at 11:33 AM EDT

Positively Black: Children of the Mountain

Positively Black: Children of the Mountain

Priscilla Anany, Director of ”Children Of the Mountain”, stops by to discuss her film that is being shown at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.

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The Tribeca Film Festival was founded by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro and Craig Hatkoff to celebrate New York City as a major film-making city and to help the city in its long-term recovery from the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. It has screened more than 1,400 films from over 80 countries since the first festival in 2002.

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