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

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

2014 SXSW Filmmaker Profile: Jeffrey Radice (Director – ‘No No: A Dockumentary’)

On June 12, 1970, Dock Ellis threw a no-hitter for the Pittsburgh Pirates. In 137 years of professional baseball, it’s the only no-hitter tossed while the pitcher was tripping on LSD. Dock lived the expression “Black is Beautiful!” and his fearlessness enabled him to become one of the most intimidating pitchers of the 70s and

VOD Review: ‘Knuckleball’

KNUCKLEBALL Directed by Ricki Stern & Annie Sundberg Featuring R.A. Dickey, Tim Wakefield, Phil Niekro and Charlie Hough Distributed on iTunes exclusively by FilmBuff In baseball, the knuckleball has long been regarded as the most volatile of pitches, as something between gimmick and trickery.  In an age of enhanced saber metrics, where statistical emphasis is