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2016 Hot Docs Filmmaker Interview: Adam Irving – (Off The Rails)

2016 Hot Docs Filmmaker Interview: Adam Irving – (Off The Rails)

‘Off The Rails’ tells the remarkable true story of Darius McCollum, a man with Asperger’s syndrome whose overwhelming love of transit has landed him in jail 32 times for impersonating New York City bus drivers and subway conductors and driving their routes. Over the next three decades, Darius commandeered hundreds of trains and buses, staying en

Interview: Andreas Johnsen, Director – ‘Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case’

Ai Weiwei, the world’s most famous Chinese artist, has always chosen the struggle for human rights over a life of privilege, a choice that has consequences when you live in China. In April 2011 he was suddenly kidnapped by the Chinese authorities and held in in isolation at a secret location, denied all contact with the

TRIBECA FILM Grabs North American Rights to British Drama ‘STARRED UP’

Tribeca Film announced it has acquired North American rights to Scottish director David Mackenzie’s award-winning gritty prison drama Starred Up, which stars Jack O’Connell (“Skins”, Angelina Jolie’s upcoming Unbroken), Ben Mendelsohn (The Dark Knight Rises, The Place Beyond the Pines), and Rupert Friend (“Homeland”). The screenplay is written by Jonathan Asser, a psychotherapist that worked in the penal