‘The city that never sleeps’ has awakened to two renamed institutions since the onset of Covid: The 92nd Street Y…
Courtney Gardner reviews Ty Hodges’ new film, Venus as a Boy. The film challenges our assumed stereotypes as it follows a small groups of friends as they navigate adulthood in Los Angeles.
Senior Film Critic Kurt Brokaw reviews the 2021Tribeca Festival, which celebrates its 20th anniversary. He spotlights the Warner Bros. musical In the Heights and Michèle Stephenson’s Stateless, two movies tied to the Dominican Republic in two very different ways. He also reviews Coded, Ryan White’s short documentary about J. C. Leyendecker, and The Queen of Basketball, Ben Proudfoot’s documentary on basketball pioneer, Lusia Harris-Stewart.
Blow The Man Down, an Amazon original film written and directed by Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy, was released…
As virtual reality develops into a viable technology for immersive storytelling, today’s filmmakers are witnessing the birth of a new, perhaps more inclusive, form of cinema. Reporting on VR from this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, Rebecca M. Alvin, explores how the doors are open for a much more diverse group of creators and a wider range of stories to tell.
Film Critic Maddy Kadish details new advances in virtual reality storytelling through her highlights of the Immerse section at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.
Film critic Kurt Brokaw offers his favorite picks for narrative drama at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival: Chuck and The Wedding Plan.
Film critic Kurt Brokaw offers his favorite picks for documentaries at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival—Clive Davis: The Soundtrack of Our Lives, Frank Serpico, and Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story.
77 World Premieres, 42 Directorial Debuts, 23 VR exhibits and interactive installations from the leading filmmakers, and 11 Award-Winning Films to watch on the last day of the Festival. That’s what Tribeca Film Festival has in store for us this year, and The Independent is there to soak it all up.