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2017 FILM GUIDE

SHOWING 7 RESULTS | FILMS SORTED BY THE LETTER: 'I'
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I AM EVIDENCE

  • Section: Spotlight Documentary
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 89 minutes
  • Directed By: Geeta Gandbhir and Trish Adlesic
  • Country: USA
Every year in cities around the United States, it is estimated that hundreds of thousands of rape kits are left untested in police storage facilities. Produced by Mariska Hargitay, I AM EVIDENCE exposes this shocking reality, bringing attention to the way in which police have historically processed sexual assault cases. Through an exploration of survivors’ accounts, the film sheds light on these disturbing statistics, and shows what can be achieved when evidence—and the individuals it represents—are treated with the respect we all deserve. | Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker
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I AM HEATH LEDGER

  • Section: Tribeca TV
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 94 minutes
  • Directed By: Derik Murray and Adrian Buitenhuis
  • Country: Canada
Told through excerpts of his greatest performances, interviews with friends and family (including Ben Mendelsohn, Naomi Watts, Ang Lee, and Ben Harper), and the lens of his own camera, I Am Heath Ledger is an intimate celebration of the actor, artist, and icon. An artist of exceptional depth and courage, Ledger was equally talented behind the camera. This stirring documentary paints a rich portrait of one of the great artists of his generation.

After the episode: A conversation with directors Derik Murray, and Adrian Buitenhuis, and family/friends of the subject Matt Amato, Ashleigh Bell, and Kate Ledger. Moderated by Editorial Director for People and EW, Jess Cagle. | Read More
Documentary
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I LIVED: BROOKLYN

  • Section: Tribeca N.O.W. Showcase
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 22 minutes
  • Country: USA
I LIVED: Brooklyn was created by director/cinematographer Jonathan Nelson and audio producer Danielle Andersen. Nelson and Andersen both live in Brooklyn and I LIVED was born from a desire to investigate the intricacies of place and identity in the borough’s distinct neighborhoods. | Read More
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ICE MOTHER

  • Section: International Narrative Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 106 minutes
  • Directed By: Bohdan Sláma
  • Country: France, Slovakia
Hana lives alone in a big villa with only weekly visits from her two belligerent sons and their families to look forward to. While on a stroll with her grandson one day, she rescues Brona, an elderly ice swimmer with a hen for a best friend, from drowning. This encounter invigorates Hana, introducing her to a new hobby and unexpected romance. | Read More
Drama
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INTENT TO DESTROY

  • Section: Special Screenings
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 115 minutes
  • Directed By: Joe Berlinger
  • Country: USA
Embedding himself on the epic film set of Terry George’s The Promise (starring Oscar Isaac and Christian Bale), Academy Award®-nominated director Joe Berlinger takes an unwavering look at the Armenian genocide after a century of denial by the Turkish government and its strategic allies. A cinematic window into the historical and emotional web of responsibility.

After the Premiere Screening: A conversation with director/screenwriter Joe Berlinger, poet and nonfiction writer Peter Balakian, and producers Eric Esrailian and Carla Garapedian. Moderated by Executive Director, Middle East & North Africa Division of Human Rights Watch, Sarah Leah Whitson. | Read More
Documentary, NY Director(s)
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THE ISLAND OF THE COLORBLIND

  • Section: Storyscapes
  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 10 minutes
  • Created By: Sanne De Wilde
  • Country: Netherlands
What does color mean to those who can’t see it? In the late eighteenth century a catastrophic typhoon swept over Pingelap, a tiny atoll in the Pacific Ocean. One of the few survivors carried a rare gene that causes achromatopsia, a condition that includes the inability to distinguish colors. Over generations, the islanders ended up perceiving their world in black and white. The Island of the Colorblind invites the audience to explore this shift in perception through de Wilde’s photography and an interactive installation | Read More

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