TFF Review: ‘Virgins (Vierges)’ of the sea

Virgins (Vierges) Feature Narrative Country: France, Israel, Belgium Director: Keren Ben Rafael Writer: Elise Benroubi, Keren Ben Rafael Starring: Rami Heuberger, Manuel Elkaslassy Vardi, Michael Aloni, Evgenia Dodina, Joy Rieger Teenage Lana is languishing in her run-down hometown on Israel’s sun-soaked north coast—until an older, attractive writer arrives with tales of a mermaid sighting off the shore of the declining Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Cargo’ with Martin Freeman coming to Netflix May 26th

Cargo Feature Narrative Country: Australia Director: Yolanda Ramke, Ben Howling Writer: Yolanda Ramke Starring: Martin Freeman An infected father navigates a zombie-riddled Australian Outback with his infant daughter. Fortunately, he’s found an Aboriginal community that may hold the disease’s cure. Unfortunately, he has only 48 hours to live. Streaming: 05-18-2018, Distributed by: Netflix My interest in zombie stories had reached Read More →

TFF Review: ‘Lemonade (Luna de Miere)’

Lemonade (Luna de Miere) Feature Narrative Country: Romania, Canada, Germany, Sweden Director: Ioana Uricaru Writer: Tatiana Ionașcu, Ioana Uricaru Starring: Ruxandra Maniu, Milan Hurduc, Dylan Scott Smith, Steve Bacic, Mălina Manovici Mara hopes to move her son from Romania to the U.S. and obtain a green card. But bureaucratic processes give way to authoritarian nightmares in this simmering social drama Read More →

TFF Review: ‘Woman Walks Ahead’

Woman Walks Ahead Feature Narrative Country: USA Director: Susanna White Writer: Steven Knight Starring: Bill Camp, Ciarán Hinds, Sam Rockwell, Chaske Spencer, Michael Greyeyes, Jessica Chastain Based on a true story, 19th-century Brooklyn artist Catherine Weldon journeys west on a mission to paint a portrait of the legendary chief Sitting Bull, only to find a very different world—and man—than she Read More →

Tribeca triple threat – 11 films where the star is also the writer & director

All About Nina Feature Narrative Country: USA Director: Eva Vives Writer: Eva Vives Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Common (also starring in Blue Night), Chace Crawford, Clea DuVall, Kate del Castillo, Beau Bridges, Eva Vives Nina Geld’s passion and talent have made her a rising star in the comedy scene, but she’s an emotional mess offstage. When a new professional opportunity Read More →

20 films at the Tribeca Film Festival that already have distribution

No Greater Law Feature Documentary Country: UK, USA Director: Tom Dumican Writer: Jesse Lichtenstein, Tom Dumican Distributed by: A&E Festival tickets: Click for tickets In Idaho’s rugged Treasure Valley, the Followers of Christ believe in God, family, and faith healing. As an investigation into the community’s high infant mortality rate closes in on the church, one patriarch fights for his Read More →

10 Star-Studded Narratives on Melissa’s watchlist at the Tribeca Film Festival

A good movie does not have to have a big name, but if you’re a fan of the actor, it could make an ok movie, a great one. All of the films below feature actors whose work I tend to like. Blue Night Feature Narrative Country: USA Director: Fabien Constant Writer: Laura Eason Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Simon Baker, Common, Taylor Kinney, Waleed Zuaiter, with Jacqueline Read More →

Tribeca Film Fest: ‘Love, Gilda’ to open at Beacon Theatre April 18th

An intimate portrait honoring comedy legend Gilda Radner in her own words with readings from her personal diaries and candid interviews with Chevy Chase, Bill Hader, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Cecily Strong and others… The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, will open its 17th edition with the world premiere of LOVE, GILDA on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. CNN Films presents Read More →