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TFF 2016 Review: After Spring

TFF 2016 Review: After Spring

The worldwide refugee crisis has displaced a record 60 million people from their homes — the most since the end of World War II. Syria’s civil war alone is the worst humanitarian crisis of our time. Half the country’s pre-war population — more than 11 million people — have been killed or forced to flee

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Tribeca Short Films – New talent, new ways of telling stories

The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival includes 72 short films, 45 of which are world premieres; 53 are in competition. After receiving 3,553 submissions, the programmers curated a widely diverse and genre-spanning crop of provocative true-life stories and challenging fiction from 23 different countries, including Australia, Belgium, Bolivia, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Mexico, the

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2016 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Kadri Kõusaar (Director), Leana Jalukse (Writer) & Aet Laigu (Producer) – “Mother”

Set in a small town in Eastern Estonia, Mother (Ema) is a homespun crime story about rash decisions made in the name of dreams that will have haunting consequences for some time to come. The film focuses on Elsa, a 50-year old woman, whose adult son is left in a coma after a shooting incident.

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Kino! 2016 Interview: Gerd Schneider (Writer/Director-The Culpable)

‘The Culpable’ (Verfehlung) tells the story of three priests, Jakob, Dominik and Oliver, whose career and friendship are shaken after Dominik is taken into custody under suspicion of sexual abuse. How does one deal with such accusations?  There is a truth we welcome and there is a truth we fear, about which we tend to

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10 Films To Watch At The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

#millennialissues, unexploited creativity, the angst that follows an artistic nature and the sorrow of incomplete love affairs lays out TFF 2016, all of them being subjects occurring in everyday life in the ‘10s. How difficult is it to break into the artistic circles? Have we isolated ourselves because we live in the era of technology

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Filmmaker Interview: Joseph Frank & Zachary Reed (Sweaty Betty)

In a cramped row house on the border of Washington D.C., two stories of big dreams take place. Floyd and his family have raised a 1,000-pound pig in their backyard, and are determined to turn her into the team mascot for the Redskins football team. Floyd puts his plan into motion, but the pig, named

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