Tribeca Unveils Non-Competition Films [Film Festivals]

Earlier today, Tribeca organizers have announced their lineup for the films not in festival competition. Some of these films are world premieres or have already premiered at other film festivals like Sundance and SXSW. Organizers have created four separate categories for these films. Encounters, Discovery, Cinemania and Spotlight are the sections of interest for non-competition films.

The Encounters section contains films from already established filmmakers. Chuck Workman will be premiering his documentary “Visionaries” and filmmaker Edward Burns is premiering his film, “Nice Guy Johnny” as well.

The Discovery section provides an audience to first time or new filmmakers. There are 17 films in all and highlights new talents like Bryan Goluboff, whose film, “Beware the Gonzo” will be making its world premiere.

The Cinemania section feature flumes that slant towards the eclectic and strange. From outrageous, hyper-real comedies to Hong Kong action violent rampage films, this section is exactly what the name suggests.

‘We are proud of how the entire program reflects the scope of filmmaking that is happening in the world today. Cinemania is a great cross-section of genre films. Asia has a strong presence with horror and action, while the Americans and Irish deliver the out-there humor,’ said David Kwok, Director of Programming, according to the Tribeca Film Festival press release.

The Spotlight section highlights acting performance from Casey Affleck, Kate Hudson and Jessica Alba in Michael Winterbottom’s “The Killer In Me”. Films starring Robert Duvall, Colin Farrell, Amanda Peet and Rebecca Hall will also be showcased.

The Tribeca short film selection will be announced on March 18th.



‘¢ “The Chameleon (“Le Cameleon”),” directed by Jean-Paul Salomé, written by Jean-Paul Salomé and Natalie Carter. (France, USA) ‘“ World Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Climate of Change,” directed by Brian Hill. (USA/UK) ‘“ North American Premiere, Documentary.
‘¢ “Every Day,” directed and written by Richard Levine. (USA) ‘“ World Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Last Play at Shea,” directed by Paul Crowder and Jon Small (concert footage). (USA) ‘“ World Premiere, Documentary.
‘¢ “Meet Monica Velour,” directed and written by Keith Bearden. (USA) ‘“ World Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Monogamy,” directed by Dana Adam Shapiro, written by Dana Adam Shapiro and Evan Weiner. (USA) ‘“ World Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “My Trip to Al-Qaeda,” directed by Alex Gibney, Documentary. (USA) ‘“ World Premiere.
‘¢ “Nice Guy Johnny,” directed and written by Edward Burns. (USA) ‘“ World and TFF Virtual Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “RUSH: Beyond the Lighted Stage,” directed by Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn. (Canada) ‘“ World Premiere, Documentary.
‘¢ “sex & drugs & rock & roll,” directed by Mat Whitecross, written by Paul Viragh. (UK) ‘“ North American Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “The Space Between,” directed and written by Travis Fine. (USA) ‘“ World Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Tetsuo: The Bulletman,” directed by Shinya Tsukamoto, written by Shinya Tsukamoto and Hisakatsu Kuroki. (Japan) ‘“ North American Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Vidal Sassoon The Movie,” directed by Craig Teper. (USA) ‘“ World Premiere, Documentary.
‘¢ “Visionaries,” directed by Chuck Workman. (USA) ‘“ World Premiere, Documentary.


‘¢ “Arias With a Twist: The Docufantasy,” directed by Bobby Sheehan. (USA) ‘“ North American Premiere, Documentary.
‘¢ “Beware the Gonzo,” directed and written by Bryan Goluboff. (USA) ‘“ World Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “brilliantlove,” directed by Ashley Horner, written by Sean Conway. (UK) ‘“ World Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Elvis & Madona” (“Elvis e Madona”), directed and written by Marcelo Laffitte. (Brazil) ‘“ North American and TFF Virtual Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Gerrymandering,” directed by Jeff Reichert. (USA) ‘“ World Premiere, Documentary.
‘¢ “The Infidel,” directed by Josh Appignanesi, written by David Baddiel. (UK) ‘“ International Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Into the Cold,” directed by Sebastian Copeland. (USA) ‘“ World and TFF Virtual Premiere, Documentary.
‘¢ “Just Like Us,” directed by Ahmed Ahmed. (USA) ‘“ World Premiere, Documentary.
‘¢ “Keep Surfing,” directed by Björn Richie Lob. (Germany) ‘“ International Premiere, Documentary.
‘¢ “Legacy,” directed and written by Thomas Ikimi. (UK/Nigeria) ‘“ International Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Meskada,” directed and written by Josh Sternfeld. (USA) ‘“ World Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “No Woman, No Cry,” directed by Christy Turlington Burns. (USA) ‘“ World Premiere, Documentary.
‘¢ “The Other City,” directed by Susan Koch. (USA) ‘“ World Premiere, Documentary.
‘¢ “The Sentimental Engine Slayer,” directed and written by Omar Rodriguez Lopez. (USA, Mexico) ‘“ North American and TFF Virtual Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Snowmen,” directed and written by Robert Kirbyson. (USA) ‘“ World Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “The Travelogues,” directed and written by Dustin Thompson. (USA) ‘“ World Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “The Trotksy,” directed and written by Jacob Tierney. (Canada) ‘“ US Premiere, Narrative.


‘¢ “Clash” (“Bay Rong”), directed by Le Thanh Son, written by Johnny Tri Nguyen, Le Thanh Son, Ho Quang Hung. (Vietnam) ‘“ International Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Dream Home,” directed by Pang Ho-Cheung, written by Pang Ho-Cheung, Kwok Cheung Tsang, and Chi-Man Wan. (Hong Kong) ‘“ North American Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Possessed” (“Bulshinjiok”), directed and written by Lee Yong-ju. (South Korea) ‘“ North American and TFF Virtual Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Spork,” directed and written by J.B. Ghuman, Jr. (USA) ‘“ World and TFF Virtual Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Ticked-Off Trannies With Knives,” directed and written by Israel Luna. (USA) ‘“World Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Zonad,” directed and written by John Carney and Kieran Carney. (Ireland) ‘“ International Premiere, Narrative.


‘¢ “Cairo Time,” directed and written by Ruba Nadda. (Canada, Ireland, Egypt) ‘“ US Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “The Disappearance of Alice Creed,” directed and written by J Blakeson. (UK) ‘“ US Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Get Low,” directed by Aaron Schneider, written by Chris Provenzano and C. Gaby Mitchell. (USA) ‘“ New York Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Joan Rivers ‘“ A Piece of Work,” directed by Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg. (USA) ‘“ New York Premiere, Documentary.
‘¢ “The Killer Inside Me,” directed by Michael Winterbottom, written by John Curran. (USA) ‘“ New York Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Micmacs” (“Micmacs a` tire-larigot”), directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, written by Anne Wermelinger. (France) ‘“ New York Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Ondine,” directed and written by Neil Jordan. (Ireland, USA) ‘“ US Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Please Give,” directed and written by Nicole Holofcener. (USA) ‘“ New York Premiere, Narrative.
‘¢ “Soul Kitchen,” directed by Fatih Akin, written by Fatih Akin and Adam Bousdoukos. (Germany) ‘“ US Premiere, Narrative.


The following are the films featured in the online extension of the Festival, Tribeca Film Festival Virtual

‘¢ “Nice Guy Johnny”
‘¢ “Elvis & Madona” (“Elvis e Madona”)
‘¢ “Spork, Buried Land”
‘¢ “Into the Cold”
‘¢ “Possessed” (“Bool-sin-ji-ok”)
‘¢ “Freetime Machos”
‘¢ “The Sentimental Engine Slayer”

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