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2017 Tribeca Filmmaker Profile: Rainer Sarnet (November)

2017 Tribeca Filmmaker Profile: Rainer Sarnet (November)

Based on Andrus Kivirähk’s novel Rehepapp, ‘November’ tells the story of a pagan Estonian village where werewolves, the plague, and spirits roam. Director Rainer Sarnet elevates his film above mere period drama, sprinkling the fable of peasant girl Liina’s doomed romance with Hans with generous amounts of humor, and enriching its earthy fairytale milieu with

TFF 2016 Review: My Blind Brother

Helen Highly Recommends Sophie Goodhart’s My Blind Brother as Shrewd Romantic Comedy: Tribeca 2016 “I’m a superficial narcissist” “I’m lazy and judgmental.” This is how the two romantic leads in My Blind Brother introduce themselves to each other, and I fell in love with them both immediately. Then, when they both reveal that they perversely wish

2016 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Robert Scott Wildes (Poor Boy)

Set in the desert on the outskirts of town, Romeo and Samson Griggs are two reckless, misfit brothers who live on a battered houseboat. Left without any other family to speak of, these two desperately lack both intuition and direction. They survive by constantly hustling, gambling and thieving other small-time crooks in their neighborhood. Nothing

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TFF 2016 Review: Strike A Pose

Tribeca Film Festival is a well-known landscape for documentaries. This year is no exception with another powerful slate of selections. One documentary that caught our eye was Strike A Pose. We all know the iconic Madonna’s blonde ambition world tour and its polemical documentary, 1991’s Truth or Dare. But, who are the back-up dancers that

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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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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