Festivals: Tribeca

Tribeca 2024: What We Saw, Liked, and Loved

From June 5-16, 2024, the center of our genre-film loving world moved to New York, New York, where the Tribeca Festival unveiled a broad and diverse selection of films from around the world. Our contributors Olga Artemyeva, Martin Tsai and...

Tribeca 2024 Review: MCVEIGH, The Dark Side of Man

Directed by Mike Ott, the film stars Alfie Allen, Brett Gelman, Ashley Benson, Anthony Carrigan, and Tracy Letts.

Tribeca 2024 Review: SACRAMENTO, A Different Kind of Fury Road

Michael Cera, Kristen Stewart, Michael Angarano, and Maya Erskine star; Michael Angarano directed.

Tribeca 2024 Review: THE KNIFE, High-Tension Debut Drama Tackles the Terrors of Reality

Directed by Nnamdi Asomugha, who also stars, alongside Melissa Leo, Aja Naomi King, Manny Jacinto, Amari Price, and Aiden Price.

Tribeca 2024 Review: ¡CASA BONITA MI AMOR! Honors the Real-Life Restaurant Behind SOUTH PARK

Directed by Arthur Bradford, the documentary delves into the arduous efforts by Trey Parker and Matt Stone to resurrect a beloved restaurant.

Tribeca 2024 Review: THEY'RE HERE, Uneven Discovery of Phenomena

Directed by Pacho Velez and Daniel Claridge, the documentary is not a typical science nonfiction film.

Tribeca 2024 Review: 1-800-ON-HER-OWN Gives an Unusual Look at Ani DiFranco Behind the Scenes

Dana Flor's documentary raises more questions than it answers.

Tribeca 2024 Dispatch: International Narrative Competition, Slices of Family Life, Sometimes Melancholy, More Often Miserable

Family life usually provokes strong, personal reactions, either positive or negative. In the case of the films in the International Narrative Competition at the 2024 Tribeca Festival, family life exerts a powerful influence upon the narrative in the 10 films...

Tribeca 2024 Review: LAKE GEORGE, L.A. Based Neo-Noir About the Absurdity of Life (and Death)

Shea Whigham, Carrie Coon, Glenn Fleshler, and Max Casella star in director Jeffrey Reiner's darkly comic noir.

Tribeca 2024 Review: SHE LOVED BLOSSOMS MORE, Elegiac Paean to Loss and Memory

An elegiac past seeks resurrection even though it has never really left in Yannis Veslemes’s (Norway) latest directorial feature, She Loved Blossoms More, premiering at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. Opening with a bit of a rambling dialogue over images...

Tribeca 2024 Review: DARKEST MIRIAM, The Secret Life of a Librarian

Britt Lower, Tom Mercier, Sook-Yin Lee, and Jean Yoon star in director Naomi Jaye's gentle, brain-teasing, genre-bending film.

Tribeca 2024 Review: A DESERT, Nightmares and Dreamscapes in a Riveting Thriller Debut

Directed by Joshua Erkman, the film stars David Yow, Kai Lennox, Sarah Lind, Zachary Ray Sherman, Ashley B. Smith, and Rob Zabrecky.

Tribeca 2024 Review: SEARCHING FOR AMANI Finds Itself in a Turf War Between Kenyan Farmers and Pastoralists

Questionable directorial influences undermine a nonfiction feature, directed by Nicole Gormley and Debra Aroko.

Tribeca 2024 Review: #AMFAD ALL MY FRIENDS ARE DEAD Is A Silly Gen Z Slasher

A sexy septet of incorrigible coeds seeks to surreptitiously sidestep a serial slayer seeking satisfaction for their secret sins in Marcus Dunstan’s Gen Z slasher #AMFAD: All My Friends are Dead. When a group of college kids get sidetracked by...

Tribeca 2024 Review: ALL THAT WE LOVE, Kindhearted and Relatable Dramedy About the Art of Letting Go

Directed by Yen Tan, the film stars Margaret Cho, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Kenneth Choi, Alice Lee, Atsuko Okatsuka, Missi Pyle, and Devon Bostick.

Tribeca 2024 Review: RESTLESS, Don't Be a Menace to the Lady Next Door

Nicky (Lyndsey Marshal) just wants to sleep. Well, actually at first Nicky just wants to come home after work, bake some cakes, watch some billiards on TV and snuggle with her cat. What Nicky doesn’t want, or love, is her...

Tribeca 2024 Review: FIREBRAND, Feminist History Revision with Good Heart and Too Much Effort

Jude Law and Alicia Vikander star in Karim Ainouz's period drama.

Tribeca 2024 Review: VULCANIZADORA, When Buddy Movie Turns Into Existential Horror

Two men are making their way through the forest, engaging in idle talk and generally behaving like overgrown teenagers. The guys will be recognized by viewers familiar with Joel Potrykus’s 2014 film Buzzard – as these are the same Derek...

Tribeca 2024 Review: SLAVE PLAY. NOT A MOVIE. A PLAY. Deconstruction As an Art Form

Jeremy O. Harris directs a documentary that pulls apart his provocative stage play and then puts it back together.

Tribeca 2024 Review: THE WEEKEND, Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?

The horror of introducing a new partner to one’s family is a very real thing. We all have skeletons in our closets; embarrassing relatives, trepidation about showing someone where we come from, rituals and traditions that we only realize are...