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2017 FILM GUIDE

SHOWING 9 RESULTS | FILMS SORTED BY THE LETTER: 'N'
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THE NAVIGATOR

  • Section: Shorts
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 15 minutes
  • Directed By: Mikal Hovland
  • Country: Norway
A film about trust, human vulnerability, and the fragility of power, The Navigator focuses on Jon, who gets the chance of his lifetime reading the pacenotes for his big brother in the upcoming rally championship, but is distracted by a new girl in town. | Read More
Drama
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NEUROSPECULATIVE AFROFEMINISM

  • Section: Storyscapes
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 5 minutes
  • Created By: Carmen Aguilar y Wedge, Ece Tankal, Ashley Baccus-Clark, and Nitzan Bartov
  • Country: USA
Imagined futures and contemporary realities come together in NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism, a multidisciplinary exploration of women of color’s experience through the lens of technology, society and culture. The project includes speculative products, immersive experiences and neuroscientific research. In the VR experience, discover the neurocosmetology lab, a kind of beauty salon, where instead of ordinary braids, customers are fitted with transcranial electrodes that allow access to a surreal alternate world. | Read More
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NEW DEEP SOUTH: HOUSE OF JXN

  • Section: Tribeca N.O.W. Showcase
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 9 minutes
  • Country: USA
This series explores the vibrant and multifaceted queer culture emerging in the American South. Playing against old stereotypes of Mississippi as a state of social conservatism and stagnation, we follow the lives of queer youth to explore the tangled and complex nature of sexual identity in the New Deep South. | Read More
Female Director(s), Documentary, LGBT
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THE NEW YORK TIMES’ OP-DOCS

  • Section: Tribeca N.O.W. Special Screenings
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 35 minutes
  • Country: USA
Join Tribeca for a presentation of The New York Times’ Op-Docs that poignantly explore relatable struggles faced by everyday citizens. From immigrant families overwhelming first night in America, to women struggling with Louisiana mandated abortion waiting periods, to a Japanese man’s attempt to both parent his young child and provide palliative care for his mother, the short films provide a window into universal experiences and acutely relevant conversations.

After the Screening: The screening will be followed by a moderated conversation with filmmakers Andrea Meller, Megan Mylan, Marisa Pearl and Gina Pollack. | Read More
Drama
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NEWTON

  • Section: International Narrative Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 104 minutes
  • Directed By: Amit V Masurkar
  • Country: India
India, the world’s largest democracy, is preparing for an election—and with more than 800 million voters, this is a logistical puzzle of epic proportions. With disarming charm, this film probes the nature of democracy as Newton, a young, idealistic office worker, becomes the torch bearer for political fairness when he volunteers to head up a polling station in the deepest jungle for 76 remote voters. | Read More
Drama, Comedy
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NO MAN'S LAND

  • Section: Documentary Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 81 minutes
  • Directed By: David Byars
  • Country: USA
“We are patriots,” utters one of the characters in David Byars' detailed, on-the-ground account of the standoff between protestors occupying Oregon's Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and federal authorities. That statement—believed to be true by the armed occupiers—underlines the film, which unspools in measured pace and slowly unpacks its loaded meaning. | Read More
Documentary, First Time Filmmaker
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NOBODY'S WATCHING

  • Section: International Narrative Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 102 minutes
  • Directed By: Julia Solomonoff
  • Country: USA, Spain, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia
Nico is a promising actor in Argentina, but in New York, nobody takes notice. After giving up a successful career in his home country for a chance to make it in the big apple, Nico finds himself bartending, babysitting and doing odd jobs to keep afloat. In a moving depiction of the vibrant city, director Julia Solomonoff’s touching feature questions how we adjust when we lose our audience. | Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), New York, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), LGBT, Latino Director(s), TFF Alumni
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NOVEMBER

  • Section: International Narrative Competition
  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 115 minutes
  • Directed By: Rainer Sarnet
  • Country: Netherlands, Poland, Estonia
Dive into the cold, snowy landscape of 19th-century Estonia, where werewolves and spirits roam free, and Jesus co-exists with kratts, the farmers’ mythological helpers made of tools and bones. Farmer girl Liina’s doomed romance with local boy Hans is at the center of director Rainer Sarnet’s pagan, black and white world, where the characters search for meaning in their surroundings and ponder the existence of the soul. | Read More
Drama

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