Tribeca review: My Art portrays an endearing female protagonist

In Flames, which also premiered at Tribeca, real-life artists and filmmakers Zeffrey Throwell and Josephine Decker created a docu-drama about their actual relationship. In My Art real-life artist and filmmaker Laurie Simmons takes a different approach, creating a feature that’s ostensibly narrative but seems intertwined closely with her identity. For one thing the lead character,

Tribeca review: A Gray State tells David Crowley’s strange and tragic story

In this feature documentary the stranger-than-truth story of David Crowley – a young and mediagenic rising alt-right personality – is revealed in chilling detail. A veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Crowley was on the cusp of stardom when he, his wife and their 5-year-old daughter were found brutally murdered in their suburban middle-class

Tribeca review: Rami Malek’s Buster’s Mal Heart is like a feverish dream

Director-writer Sarah Adina Smith has tailored a film perfectly suited to its star Rami Malek (Mr. Robot). In fact, it’s hard to imagine anyone else playing the lead role of the Buster, except perhaps for a young Jack Nicholson. They both share a mesmerizing stare that the camera captures at once as playful and menacing.

16 must-see films at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival

Born as a way of redeveloping New York’s Lower Manhattan in the wake of 9/11, Tribeca Film Festival 16 years later is an international film event held over 12 days, April 19-30. Truth be told, most of the film screenings don’t happen in Tribeca anymore, but the can-do, all-inclusive spirit of the festival embodies New