‘FAMILY THERAPY’ (Tribeca 2024) A twisted tale of trauma

FAMILY THERAPY https://tribecafilm.com/films/family-therapy-2024 Sonja Prosenc‘s Tribeca 2024 film FAMILY THERAPY features a nouveau riche household that operates in rigid formality, slowly cracking upon the arrival of a new member. The film opens with Aleksander, Olivia, and daughter Agata picking Julien up at the airport. He is patriarch Aleks’s twenty-five-year-old son from a previous relationship. Following an awkward evening, they awaken Read More →

‘DARKEST MIRIAM’ (Tribeca 2024) Excels in its mystery and the magnificent Britt Lower

DARKEST MIRIAM https://tribecafilm.com/films/darkest-miriam-2024 Someone seems to be leaving Miriam cryptic notes and clues connected to her life. A kind-hearted and observant Toronto librarian at a quiet branch filled with an eclectic group of patrons, Miriam’s mundane existence gets upended by increasingly weird incidents and a new love affair with a young foreign cab driver.  Britt Lower’s narration moves this enigmatic Read More →

‘DON’T YOU LET ME GO’ (Tribeca 2024) Stunning work from filmmakers Ana Guevara and Leticia Jorge captures the whimsy and grace of a grieving mind.

DON’T YOU LET ME GO https://tribecafilm.com/films/don-t-you-let-me-go-2024 Filmmakers Ana Guevara and Leticia Jorge bring their new film DON’T YOU LET ME GO to Tribeca 2024 audiences. At the funeral of her best friend Ele, Adela experiences the bizarre buzzing about of grief-stricken visitors, some recalling funny stories, others weeping. Feeling entirely overwhelmed, Adela seeks solace in her car only to find Read More →

‘THE EVERYTHING POT’ (Tribeca 2024) cooks up a snack versus a meal

THE EVERYTHING POT https://tribecafilm.com/films/everything-pot-2024 In the Tribeca 2024 feature film THE EVERYTHING POT, two couples in vastly different places collide, and it all starts with a wedding gift. Claire and Charlie are engaged. Charlie insists on inviting his former co-worker Rachel and her husband to the wedding. Newly empty-nesters, their overly enthusiastic RSVP triggers both couples to reevaluate their feelings. Read More →

‘SHELF LIFE’ (Tribeca 2024) Deliciously quirky and fun

SHELF LIFE https://tribecafilm.com/films/shelf-life-2024 Give me all the cheeses. It’s a phrase I should embroider on a pillow in my home. We have an entire drawer dedicated to cheese in our refrigerator. Spending two years in New Haven, my husband and I had the privilege of eating at a restaurant called Caseus (RIP). Their famous five-cheese grilled sandwich was a taste Read More →

‘BEACON’ (Tribeca 2024) A shining example of terror

BEACON https://tribecafilm.com/films/beacon-2024 Director Roxy Shih brings mystery and tension to Tribeca 2024 audiences with her film BEACON. Emily’s solo sailing voyage ends when she shipwrecks in rough seas. Her rescuer is the lighthouse keeper on a remote island. They are wary of one another, trading sailor superstitions while they wait for the weather to comply.  Demián Bichir plays our suspicious Read More →

‘THE HONGFU HOTEL’ (Tribeca 2024 short) Hauntingly spectacular

THE HONGFU HOTEL https://tribecafilm.com/films/hongfu-hotel-2024 Undoubtedly one of the most visually spectacular short films at Tribeca 2024, Tian Xu’s THE HONGFU HOTEL finds a father and son on the eve of the demolition of their family hotel in New York City. Feng arrives to check in on his father, Chan, the proprietor of their generations-old Chinatown hotel. Sold and marked for Read More →

‘ARZÉ’ (Tribeca 2024) is a slice of genius.

Arzé https://tribecafilm.com/films/arze-2024 Director Mira Shaib brings a story of perseverance to Tribeca 2024 audiences with ARZÉ. A single mother living with her sister and teenage son makes pies to support the family. Delivering them on foot loses them potential clients. Arzé secretly pawns a piece of her sister’s jewelry to put a down payment on a scooter, but when it’s Read More →

‘JUMPMAN’ (Tribeca 2024 short) Artistic justice for an icon

JUMPMAN https://tribecafilm.com/films/jumpman-2024 Tom Dey’s Tribeca 2024 documentary short film JUMPMAN details the extraordinary life and body of work of photographer Co Rentmeester, the man responsible for Nike’s iconic Air Jordan logo. His fearless action and natural eye as a young man led to experiences beyond belief. His ability to capture dynamic close-ups and create breathtaking photographs is a gift. From Read More →

‘A FAMILY GUIDE TO HUNTING’ (Tribeca 2024 short) Killer family therapy

A FAMILY GUIDE TO HUNTING WORLD PREMIERE https://tribecafilm.com/films/family-guide-to-hunting-2024 Zao Wang’s Tribeca 2014 short starts off with a bang (and I do mean that as a double entendre). After a meet-the-parents weekend goes wildly awry, Mom, Dad, and daughter Eva finally hash out their differences amidst the remains of their daughter’s relationship. Margaret Cho plays a disapproving matriarch with a ferociousness Read More →

‘CATHARSIS’ (Tribeca 2024 short) Explosive and unique

CATHARSIS https://tribecafilm.com/films/catharsis-2024 Brian Logvinsky brings his electric short film CATHARSIS to Tribeca 2024. Alex is a dancer and the face of his company, whose inner turmoil gets him mandated therapy sessions with an unorthodox doctor. Max Basch‘s hypnotic visual and sound editing personify Alex’s rage. The score is infectious, and, oh, the choreography! Marc Gellar, Jemima Kirke, Deborah Harry, and Read More →

‘MISSING FROM FIRE TRAIL ROAD’ (Tribeca 2024) Shouting from the rooftops for their loved ones

MISSING FROM FIRE TRAIL ROAD  World Premiere: Spotlight Documentary Section Sabrina Van Tassel‘s TRIBECA 2024 documentary MISSING FROM FIRE TRAIL ROAD speaks for those without a voice. Indigenous women are in crisis. Why aren’t we talking about the statistics of missing native women? The number is vastly higher than any other group in the United States. The film focuses on the Read More →

‘1-800-ON-HER-OWN’ (Tribeca 2024) Ani DiFranco’s vulnerability still rocks

1-800-ON-HER-OWN Spotlight+ Ani DiFranco was a force of nature in my high school and college years. Her songs informed my passion, my power, and my voice. 32 Flavors remains my theme song as a woman. Dana Flor‘s 1-800-ON-HER-OWN gives Tribeca 2024 audiences a sneak peek behind the righteous audacity of Ani DiFranco.  An editing wonder, the doc opens with performances Read More →

‘THIS REALLY HAPPENED’ (Tribeca 2024) The delirious dating dilemma is REALLY that good

THIS REALLY HAPPENED NOW PROGRAM  WORLD PREMIERE This hilariously relatable and immersive short captures the nightmare that dating has become with an added element of surprise. In the Tribeca 2024 short film, THIS REALLY HAPPENED, Kate and Zoe break the 4th wall in one giant fantasy retelling of their unfortunately shared experience. Abubakr Ali is effortlessly charming as Boy. His Read More →

‘VULCANIZADORA’ (Tribeca 2024) Another magnificent WTF from an iconic indie duo.

VULCANIZADORA DWECK PRODUCTIONS & FACTORY 25 PRESENT A SOB NOISSE FILM US Narrative Competition Two friends spend time contemplating life on a camping trip in the woods. Their plans severely backfire.  There are iconic filmmaker/actor duos out there. Scorsese and DiCaprio. Tim Burton and Johnny Depp. Emma Stone and Yorgos Lanthimos. If you don’t know about the absolute IDGAF weirdness of Joel Potrykus and Joshua Read More →

‘THE DEVIL’S BATH’ (Tribeca 2024) Horrifying History

THE DEVIL’S BATH A FILM BY VERONIKA FRANZ & SEVERIN FIALA (GOODNIGHT MOMMY, THE LODGE) STARRING ANJA PLASCHG (Soap&Skin) *Winner, Berlin Film Festival Silver Bear 2024* Goodnight Mommy filmmakers Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz‘s latest film, The Devil’s Bath, opens with a positively gruesome scene. Based on historical research, it is a story that begins with infanticide, tackles mental health and religion, Read More →

‘The Shallow Tale of a Writer Who Decided to Write about a Serial Killer’ (Tribeca 2024) Killer comedy in every sense

The Shallow Tale of a Writer Who Decided to Write about a Serial Killer World Premiere – Spotlight Narrative Section A hapless writer gets pulled into a scheme involving his wife, his impending divorce, and a serial killer yearning to be the subject of his next book. Tolga Karaçelik‘s first English-language film, The Shallow Tale of a Writer Who Decided Read More →

‘BLACK TABLE’ (Tribeca 2024) A vital lesson in excellence

BLACK TABLE Spotlight Documentary Feature | United States | 93 MINUTES | English Yale’s Class of 97′ boasted the largest admission of black students in the university’s history. Filmmakers John Antonio James and Bill Mack bring Tribeca 2024 BLACK TABLE, a documentary that delves into the complexities of learning, thriving, and simply existing within a predominantly white Ivy environment and beyond. The documentary Read More →

‘Come Closer’ (Tribeca 2024) The complexities of grief shine through stunning performances

COME CLOSER In Tom Nesher‘s Tribeca 2024 film COME CLOSER, following the accidental death of her brother, Eden discovers his secret girlfriend. They begin a complicated relationship that pushes them both into challenging territory. Darya Rosenn‘s innocence shines as Maya. She is entirely mesmerizing. Lia Elalouf instills deep loss and authenticity in Eden. Her fiery spirit feels dangerous in the Read More →

TRIBECA 2024: A lineup that wows.

Tribeca 2024 is pulling no punches this year. Comedy, Immersives, Documentaries, and (our pet favorite) the weirdness that is the Midnight Section. Celebrities and fresh faces collide in a festival that will please the harshest critic and most serious cinephile. Welcome to TRIBECA 2024. Here are just a few of the films on our radar this year.   #AMFAD: ALL Read More →