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2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Interview: Amy Kohn, Director – ‘A Courtship’

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Interview: Amy Kohn, Director – ‘A Courtship’

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

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

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

The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Awards Go To…

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

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

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

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmaker Interview – (Matt Fuller, ‘Autism in Love’)

Autism in Love is a feature length documentary that explores the lives of four adults with an autism spectrum disorder as they pursue and manage romantic relationships. Lenny is young man living in Los Angeles who has been struggling to accept autism and himself.  This label has been the biggest hurdle in his life and

2015 Tribeca Film Festival Interview: Laura Bispuri (Director/Writer) and Alba Rohrwacher (Actress) – ‘Sworn Virgin’

Sworn Virgin is the story of a woman who sacrifices her femininity for her freedom, and years later must renounce her honor to become a woman again. Hana Doda, a young woman living within the confines of a Northern Albanian village, longs to escape the shackles of womanhood, and live her life as a man.

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