Tribeca Review: ‘The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson’ Is as Stirring as It Is Devastating

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Since the beginning of 2017, seven transgender women of color have been murdered in the United States. In the past ten years, over 400 trans women have been killed, and most of their cases continue to remain unsolved. Despite the… Continue Reading

Tribeca Review: ‘True Conviction’ Is a Profound Look at Our Judicial System from the Lens of Three Men It Nearly Destroyed

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I’ve seen my share of prison -themed films and documentaries, but none quite like Jamie Meltzer’s “True Conviction.” In our mangled and corrupted criminal justice and prison systems, once people are deemed guilty, they are ushered away and locked behind… Continue Reading

Shadow and Act’s Guide to the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival (April 19-29)

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The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival kicks off in New York City tomorrow, April 19. The robust and diverse festival was founded back in 2002 by Jane Rosenthal, Craig Hatkoff, and Robert De Niro in response to the September 11,… Continue Reading

Watch Terence Nance’s 2017 Tribeca X Award Contender, ‘Jimi Could Have Fallen from the Sky’

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The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, and The Atlantic — through its in-house content studio, Atlantic Re:think — have announced the finalists for the second annual Tribeca X Award. Ten finalists – 9 short films and 1 Virtual Reality… Continue Reading

‘Invisible Islands’ Is The First Series Ever To Receive A Sloan Filmmaker Fund Grant From Tribeca Film Institue

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Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) announced the 2017 grantees of the Sloan Filmmaker Fund today. The grants provide filmmakers funding and professional guidance in support of innovative and compelling films that offer a fresh take on science, mathematics, and technology. This… Continue Reading