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Plenary meeting: Election of the President of the General Assembly for the sixty-third session
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Havana Film Festival Interview: Roberto Salinas (Director – ‘The Troublemaker’)

Posted May 26, 2015 by Stephen Reilly

Very few films have been made about the United Nations. The film archive of the UN is immense and entering the rooms where this material is stored is like stepping into the annals of the history of international diplomacy. But how much of this material is actually available to the public? What does the public know […]

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While home for the holidays in Alabama, Kelly discusses
Courtship with her mother. Kelly's mother opposes Courtship.
Photographer: Evan Eames
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2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Interview: Amy Kohn, Director – ‘A Courtship’

Posted April 28, 2015 by David Teich

A Courtship is a documentary about the unique and as yet largely unseen world of Christian Courtship where parents choose spouses for their children in conjunction with God. First kisses are saved for the altar and the bride and groom will never be left alone with each other until after they marry. The filmmakers, who […]

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Ramona (Gro Swantje Kohlhof, links) blickt in die Zeitschrift, während Jennie (Saskia Rosendahl, rechts) Stefans Blicke auf sich zieht und mit ihm flirtet.
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2015 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Burhan Qurbani (Director/Writer – We Are Young. We Are Strong)

Posted April 24, 2015 by Lia Fietz

1992—the former East German city of Rostock is still coming to terms with the aftermath of the recent fall of the Berlin Wall. Youth unemployment is high, and migrant workers are housed in Soviet-era high-rises on the outskirts of the city. The Roma and a sizeable Vietnamese minority have become targets of the locals’ discontent, […]

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2015 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: David Oelhoffen (Director/Writer – ‘Far From Men’)

Posted April 24, 2015 by Lia Fietz

Algeria, 1954. While the rebellion rumbles in the valley, two very different men thrown together by a world in turmoil are forced to flee together across the Atlas Mountains. In the midst of an icy winter, Daru, the reclusive teacher, has to escort Mohamed, a villager accused of murder. Pursued by horsemen seeking summary justice […]

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The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Awards Go To…

Posted April 24, 2015 by H.S. Bayer

by H.S. Bayer The 14th annual Tribeca Film Festival, co-founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, and Craig Hatkoff, and presented by AT&T, announced the winners of its competition categories last night at a party hosted by Michael Rapaport at TFF’s Spring Studios. The winners of the narrative and documentary competition were awarded from the World Narrative […]

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2015 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Alexis Alexiou (Director/Writer- ‘Wednesday 04:45′)

Posted April 22, 2015 by Lia Fietz

A life’s work becomes a prison for jazz club owner Stelios when a shady Romanian gangster calls in his debts. The gripping underworld drama, Wednesday 04:45, is a parable on the perils of accumulated debt, and a depiction of the descent of a mostly decent man. Director Alexis Alexiou perfectly balances the complex emotions that drive a […]

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