Posts with tag "tribeca film festival"

  • Tribeca Film Festival Starts Off With a 'Bang Bang'

    Posted Apr 22nd 2011 at 06:29 PM by Elizabeth Yun

    It's the kind of thing most people take for granted when they browse the pages of news magazines and see harrowing images of war, violence and upheaval. But beyond the soldiers who put themselves on the front line, photographers, armed only with a camera as opposed to an M16, make it their duty to risk their lives and bring these stories to us. The lens gets turned on these brave, and arguably ...

  • Malin Akerman Dishes On 'The Bang Bang Club'

    Posted Apr 22nd 2011 at 10:30 AM by Ben Trivett

    This year's Tribeca Film Festival kicked off with a bang, featuring the release of the highly anticipated film 'The Bang Bang Club.' This flick brings together the incredible talents of Malin Akerman, Taylor Kitsch and Ryan Phillippe as part of a team of conflict journalists in South Africa during apartheid. This incredibly tense drama shows a very accurate portrayal of what it's like to be on t...

  • What's Hot at the Tribeca Film Festival

    Posted Apr 21st 2010 at 05:38 PM by Jo Piazza

    The ninth annual Tribeca Film Festival is coming to New York's downtown this week, kicking off 12 days of screenings of 85 features and 47 short films. It's enough to make even the most devoted cinephile's head spin. Thankfully, we've scoured the offerings and picked out a few choice selections that just scream awesomeness. So if you're in the New York area this week, these are the films you'll...

  • GLAAD Ticked Off About 'Ticked-Off Trannies With Knives'

    Posted Mar 26th 2010 at 03:34 PM by Jo Piazza

    The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is launching a campaign to get New York's Tribeca Film Festival to remove the film 'Ticked-Off Trannies With Knives' from it's April lineup. The movie stars actual transgendered individuals acting as characters who are so fed up with gay bashing that they choose to take matters violently into their own hands. GLAAD alleges that the film...

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