NEW YORK (AP) — Tina Charles can add filmmaker to her already impressive resume.
The WNBA star produced a documentary about her father Rawlston and his Brooklyn-based record store and music...
NEW YORK (AP) — Phillip Youmans was just 17 and finishing high school when he completed his lyrical debut feature film, "Burning Cane." Now, his movie has won the top award at the 18th Tribeca...
NEW YORK (AP) — Three years in the making, the Chelsea Manning documentary "XY Chelsea" premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival after being frantically recut to update the film with the latest turn...
NEW YORK (AP) — Lazarus Chigwandali, a Malawian street musician with albinism, was once lured into a car.
He was kidnapped, and the plan was to cut up his body and sell his parts to witch...
Ahead of ‘The Irishman,’ Scorsese and De Niro look back
NEW YORK (AP) — Ahead of their much-anticipated and most recent collaboration, "The Irishman," Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro convened at the Tribeca Film Festival to look back on their long...
Documentary on Parkland shooting premieres at Tribeca
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A documentary of the deadly shooting at a Florida high school is premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York this weekend.
Tribeca Fest co-founder celebrates women filmmakers
NEW YORK (AP) — The co-founder of the Tribeca Film Festival called on women filmmakers to keep building on the momentum of the #MeToo and Time's Up era.
Showtime: 18th Tribeca opens in Harlem with ‘The Apollo’
NEW YORK (AP) — The 18th Tribeca Film Festival moved uptown on Wednesday for an opening night that honored an elder New York institution: the Apollo Theater.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sasha Joseph Neulinger knew that if he was going to work through the traumas of his childhood, he was going to have to watch the home movies.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Tribeca Film Festival has added a "Say Anything..." reunion screening to its upcoming festival, as well as the premiere of a documentary on Phish lead singer and guitarist Trey...
NEW YORK (AP) — A documentary about Chelsea Manning, Werner Herzog's latest and a film about Parkland students in the aftermath of the Florida high school massacre are among the selections that...
Tribeca Film Festival to open with Apollo Theater doc
NEW YORK (AP) — The 18th edition of the Tribeca Film Festival will open with the premiere of a documentary about New York City's iconic Apollo Theater in Harlem.
Festival organizers Wednesday announced that Roger Ross Williams' "The Apollo" will kick off the annual festival April 24. The HBO film covers the 85-year history of the Apollo, leading up to a production of Ta-Nehisi (tah neh-HAH'-see) Coates' "Between the World and Me."
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Ashley Judd, one of the first women to accuse Harvey Weinstein of misconduct, read aloud a personal letter she'd written to sexual assault survivors Saturday, telling them that healing is not only possible, "it's our birthright."
NEW YORK (AP) — Liz Garbus' first day shooting inside The New York Times newsroom was President Donald Trump's inauguration day. Her final day was April 16, when the Pulitzer Prizes announced the Times had won three of the coveted awards.
Lupita Nyong’o to voice giant in VR animated ‘Jack’
NEW YORK (AP) — It's the latest example of gender-bending casting: Actress Lupita Nyong'o will voice the role of the Giant in "Jack," an animated virtual reality version of the "Jack and the Beanstalk" story.
The Oscar winner will participate in the next installment of the VR experience, produced by Baobab Studios. The first installment, "Jack: Part One," is now showing at the Tribeca Film Festival.
NEW YORK (AP) — Steven Spielberg says no film has affected him the way "Schindler's List" did.
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 120 incarcerated men and dozens of prison guards play roles large and small in Madeleine Sackler's "O.G.," a drama believed to be the first fiction film ever made entirely within the walls of a maximum security prison.
Kent Jones’ ‘Diane’ takes top award at Tribeca
NEW YORK (AP) — Kent Jones' intimate drama "Diane" landed a leading three awards at the 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival, including best narrative feature.
Rachel Weisz’s ‘labor of love’
At Tribeca, the night belongs to Patti Smith _ and Bruce
NEW YORK (AP) — The night belonged to Patti Smith at the Tribeca Film Festival — and to her friend Bruce Springsteen, who thrilled the crowd with a surprise visit to perform the hit they co-wrote, "Because the Night."
NEW YORK (AP) — "Once you walk through that door, you will be in Syria."
Moretz’s career goal: meaningful work
‘Stockholm’ stars premiere their ‘cool bank robber movie’
De Niro: Scott Pruitt ‘is a total pig’
ShowBiz Minute: Prince, Cosby, Tribeca
NEW YORK (AP) — The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival opened Wednesday with pugnacious political words from Robert De Niro and the tender opening-night premiere, "Love, Gilda," an intimate celebration of the beloved comedian and former "Saturday Night Live" star Gilda Radner.
Montefiore Health System Presents CORAZÓN World Premiere During TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL®
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 18, 2018--Montefiore’s short film Corazón will be making its world premiere during the Tribeca Film Festival on Friday, April 20, at 7:00 p.m. at the iPic Theaters at Fulton Market. Starring Academy Award ® nominee Demian Bichir ( A Better Life, The Hateful Eight, Alien: Covenant, Savages ) and actress Ana de Armas ( Blade Runner 2049, Hands of Stone ), directed by John Hillcoat ( The Road, The Proposition ), written by Kelley Sane ( Rendition ), shot by Academy...
Post Weinstein, film festivals aim for gender parity
NEW YORK (AP) — Asia Argento said he raped her during the Cannes Film Festival. Mira Sorvino said he chased her around a hotel room at the Toronto International Film Festival. Rose McGowan's encounter happened at the Sundance Film Festival.
What began 16 years ago as an attempt to bring people back to downtown Manhattan during the aftershocks of 9/11 has grown into one of the country’s most important movie festivals.
The Tribeca Film Festival, which opens Wednesday, April 18, and runs through Sunday, April 29, has become a mammoth annual event, with dozens of screenings of new movies carefully curated by the selection committee, and a host of panel discussions and special events for movie lovers.
De Niro and Rosenthal: How Weinstein changed Tribeca
Tribeca to hold ‘Schindler’s List,’ ‘Scarface’ reunions
NEW YORK (AP) — The 25th anniversary of Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List" and the 35th anniversary of Brian De Palma's "Scarface" will be celebrated with reunion screenings at the Tribeca Film Festival.
The New York festival announced Monday that Spielberg will join Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley and Embeth Davidtz for a post-screening conversation April 26 at the Beacon Theatre. The "Scarface" event will reunite De Palma, Al Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer on April 19 at the Beacon Theatre.
New York Times doc to close Tribeca Film Festival
NEW YORK (AP) — Forty-six percent of the 96 films premiering at this year's Tribeca Film Festival are directed by women — a record for Tribeca — including the festival's closing night selection: Liz Garbus' New York Times documentary "The Fourth Estate."
Gilda Radner documentary to open Tribeca Film Festival
NEW YORK (AP) — A documentary about the comedian and original "Saturday Night Live" member Gilda Radner will kick off the 17th Tribeca Film Festival.
The New York festival announced the opening-night selection of "Love, Gilda" on Tuesday. The film, directed by first-time feature filmmaker Lisa D'Apolito, marks the sixth year in a row Tribeca will open with a documentary.
Zac Posen, the comeback kid, featured in new documentary
NEW YORK (AP) — Boy wonder, tyrant, genius: Zac Posen has been called that and more.
The fashion designer, at 36, has experienced more ups and downs than his years might indicate and all are laid bare in a new documentary, "House of Z," available on demand Wednesday at Vogue.com.
Showbiz Minute: Cruise, Latifah, Tribeca
Tribeca Film Festival to launch separate TV event this fall
NEW YORK (AP) — The parent company of New York's Tribeca Film Festival is giving TV its own show. Tribeca Enterprises said Wednesday it will launch the stand-alone Tribeca TV Festival this fall.
Young director Quinn Shephard makes history at Tribeca
NEW YORK (AP) — Overcoming the hurdle of being a woman director in Hollywood is tough enough, but trying to do it a few years removed from high school is an even more daunting task.
So it was to be expected that Quinn Shephard — just 22 years old — was filled with nervous energy as she prepared to screen her feature film debut, "Blame," at a major film festival premiere amid cameras, lights and celebrities recently.
NEW YORK (AP) — Barbra Streisand says sexism cost her multiple Oscar nominations over the years.
Variety reports Streisand told director Robert Rodriguez during an interview Saturday at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York that "there were a lot of older people" who didn't want to see a woman director. She tells Rodriguez that even some female critics targeted her because of her gender.
LeBlanc: ‘I hate those guys’
Coppola, Pacino, De Niro recall making ‘Godfather’ films 45 years earlier
NEW YORK (AP) — Debilitating studio battles. One miraculously still cat. Mooning contests between James Caan and Marlon Brando. These were the memories shared, 45 years later, on the making of "The Godfather" in a rare reunion of the film's cast and director Francis Ford Coppola at Radio City Music Hall.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen and Tom Hanks paid tribute Friday night to the late director Jonathan Demme, the man who brought them together on his film "Philadelphia," which won each of them Oscars.
Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs: ‘I’m still standing’
NEW YORK (AP) — "Keep the Change," a romance about a couple who meet at a community for people on the autistic spectrum, and "Bobbi Jene," a documentary about an American dancer in the Israeli dance company Batsheva, were the top winners at the 16th Tribeca Film Festival.
Tribeca push filmmaking boundaries with VR experiences
Watson, Hanks ponder ’The Circle″s topical message
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Bourdain is not one for activism. Tattooed on his arm in Greek is "I am certain of nothing."
But at the Tribeca Film Festival, Bourdain has, a little reluctantly, presented a documentary, "Wasted! The Story of Food Waste," in which he argues passionately against the issue of food waste, from supermarkets to home cooking — even though advocacy of any kind makes him almost physically squeamish.