Tag: Tribeca

Nas’ “Time is Illmatic” opens the Tribeca Film Festival

Nas’ “Time is Illmatic” opens the Tribeca Film Festival

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Lilly Hartley’s Candescent Films announced a multi-year initiative with Tribeca Film Institute to support documentary film through the Candescent Award. The Award’s inaugural recipient will be Time is Illmatic, which is opening this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. The award is a grant given through the Tribeca Film Institute. Time is Illmatic, from director/producer One9 and producer […]

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Watch This: Trailer for The Comedy

Watch This: Trailer for The Comedy

| September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you know the names Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, you probably know them from a “quirky” (I don’t think I’m going to find the right word for it) project called Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie (2012). Or from their cult-hit, Tim and Eric Awesome Show, an ultra low budget comedy sketch show that aired in 2007. […]

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Michael Winterbottom and Freida Pinto talk Trishna… and Tess

Michael Winterbottom and Freida Pinto talk Trishna… and Tess

| May 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

From 19th Century England to 21st Century India, director Michael Winterbottom and actress Freida Pinto talk about bringing Thomas Hardy’s story of tradition and modernization, Tess of the d’Urbevilles, into a rich and new light with Trishna.  When acclaimed British filmmaker Michael Winterbottom first brought Thomas Hardy to the screen in 1996 with Jude (Jude […]

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TRIBECA 2012: Beyond the Hill (Tepenin Ardi)

TRIBECA 2012: Beyond the Hill (Tepenin Ardi)

| April 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Skillfully weaving a tension-filled story from rich minimalistic elements Beyond the Hill is driven by the landscape of rural Turkish foothills, the stimulus of isolation and by silence. Director Emin Alper remarkably captures these themes within a story of a conflict that knows no end. Your land is your wealth, but also your heritage. Having roots in small […]

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TRIBECA 2012: YOSSI

TRIBECA 2012: YOSSI

| April 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

A moving story of awakening Yossi speaks to the audience on a very intrinsic level, thanks to bare storytelling and a beautifully poignant performance from Ohad Knoller in his return to the award-winng role of Yossi , initiated in 2003 with Yossi & Jagger. Knoller should recieve a slew of awards for his resurrection of Yossi, despite the fact, […]

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TRIBECA 2012: Free Samples

TRIBECA 2012: Free Samples

| April 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

A super-concentrated example of the common desultory attitude residing in the hearts and minds of several many twentysomethings Free Samples tries to lend a voice to this generation’s brand of slackers, and it tries hard! A good cast does what it can, but with the labored humor and a plot to match, they cannot strengthen an otherwise brittle comedy. […]

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