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Tribeca 2019 Review: THE GASOLINE THIEVES, A Brutal And Tragic Coming-of-Age Film

The Gasoline Thieves (aka Huachicolero), the first feature-lenght film by Mexican director Edgar Nito, begins as a crime thriller, with a captivating nocturnal scene with little dialogue in which a pair of huachicoleros (one of them played by Pascacio López)...

Tribeca 2019 Interview: Director Edgar Nito On THE GASOLINE THIEVES

Fantastic cinema aficionados started to notice Edgar Nito back in 2014, when the young Mexican director made one of the segments of the horror anthology México Bárbaro. A year later, his short film Masacre en San José quickly took him to...

Tribeca 2018 Dispatch: The Many Pleasures of Horror

Perhaps not every horror fan will confess this, but we’re not always looking for masterpieces, or even movies that we’d recommend wholeheartedly. Instead, it’s all about moments and ideas, preferably ones that reflect the whole of the filmmaker’s heart and...

Tribeca 2017: Check Out the Lineups for Competition, Midnight & More!

With Springtime in New York City comes the Tribeca Film Festival. Today, the festival announced the majority of their programming for the 2017 edition, taking place April 19 - 30, with the full lineups for Narrative and Documentary Competitons --...

Tribeca 2014 Review: MISCONCEPTION Challenges What You Think You Know About Overpopulation

Jessica Yu has created some of the finest and most formally innovative documentaries of the past decade, such as In the Realms of the Unreal (2004) and Protagonist (2007). Her latest film Misconception, which recently had its world premiere at...

Tribeca 2014 Review: ICE POISON, A Mesmerizing, Stark Depiction of Drugs and Poverty in Burma

Grinding poverty and severely restricted life and economic choices push two impoverished denizens of Myanmar into drug dealing, and using, with predictably dire consequences in Midi Z's strong, stylistically assured third feature Ice Poison. As in his previous features Return...

Tribeca 2014 Review: LAND HO! Takes Us On An Immensely Charming Icelandic Road Trip

The wonderfully freewheeling, peripatetic road movie Land Ho!, spanning the vast, rich Icelandic landscape, marks the first collaboration between two talented independent filmmakers: Martha Stephens (Passenger Pigeons, Pilgrim Song) and Aaron Katz (Dance Party USA, Quiet City, Cold Weather). Together, they...

Tribeca 2014 Review: TIME IS ILLMATIC, An Illuminating Look Back at the Creation of a Hip-Hop Classic

This year's Tribeca Film Festival got off to a rousing start with the screening (and accompanying concert by its subject) of Time is Illmatic, a documentary by multimedia artist One9 about the making of Nas' immensely influential 1994 debut album...

Tribeca 2014 Interview: MANOS SUCIAS Director and DP Share Stories from Colombia

With two LED panels, one Canon C300 and a crew of no more than a dozen people including locals, co-writer/director Joseph Wladyka and co-writer/cinematographer Alan Blanco went to Buenaventura, Colombia - a heavily narco-trafficked country - to film Manos Sucias...

Tribeca 2014 Interview: Noah Buschel's GLASS CHIN

As the music starts and the first scene opens up in Noah Buschel's Glass Chin, you may think you're about to watch the newest version of Rocky what with the running boxer at dawn, dramatic theme score and all. The story,...

Tribeca 2014: Twitch Raises The Curtain With 17 Must-Sees

Spring has most certainly arrived in The Big Apple (finally), which means so has the Tribeca Film Festival. Now in its 13th year, the fest kicks off tonight with Time Is Illmatic, multimedia artist One9's documentary on Nas' landmark album...

Tribeca 2013: ScreenAnarchy Picks 17 Can't Miss Titles

Time to raise that curtain up! The Tribeca Film Fest starts tonight! We've already brought you plenty of previews with our looks at the Galas and Midnighters, the Documentary and Narrative Competitions, the Special Screenings and Shorts, and the...

Tribeca 2013 Preview: Spotlight And Viewpoints

Well here we are. Tonight the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival opens with the premiere screening of The National concert documentary Mistaken For Strangers. Things then kick off good and proper tomorrow, the festivities running all the way to the 28th....

Tribeca 2013 Preview: Special Screenings And Shorts

With less than 24 hours until Tribeca kicks off, we're back again with another preview of this year's fest. Yesterday I laid eyes on a few fine looking flicks in the Gala and Midnight sections, this morning Ryland told you...

Tribeca 2013 Preview: Documentary And Narrative Competitions

It's Tribeca time again as the film fest kicks off tomorrow in typical New York fashion with The National rock-doc Mistaken for Strangers. We took a look at that film, the other galas, and the midnight lineup yesterday --...

Tribeca 2013 Preview: Galas And Midnighters

Dear readers, can you feel it? In the immortal words of Cyrus... Can you dig it? Keep your ear to the ground, your hand on the pulse, and tune into ScreenAnarchy 'cause we're starting today, right now... yes, it's Tribeca...

Tribeca 2013 Looks Into The Future, Unveils Their World Narrative And Doc Lineups

Yes, Sundance, Slamdance and Berlin are barely behind us, and SXSW hasn't even started yet, but here we are, friends: the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival is looming ever near... near being April. April 17th - 28th to be exact. In...