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  • Barney Frank on His Tribeca Doc 'Compared to What' (Exclusive New Trailer)

    When husband-and-wife directing team Sheila Canavan and Michael Chandler approached Barney Frank about making a documentary, their pitch sounded lighthearted. In late 2011, Frank was preparing to retire from his Massachusetts seat in the U.S. House of...
  • Tribeca 2014: 'Zombeavers,' 'Sharknado's' newest friend

    Tribeca 2014: 'Zombeavers,'  'Sharknado's' newest friend
    NEW YORK -- With “Sharknado” blossoming into a franchise and “Piranha 3D” now practically a long-canonized classic, it was only a matter of time before other "Thing"-like homages entered the room. And so it's come to this,...
  • Nantucket Film Festival to Launch 2014 Lineup with 'The Skeleton Twins'

    The 19th annual Nantucket Film Festival has announced its 2014 lineup, kicking off with opener "The Skeleton Twins," a dark comedy about estranged siblings starring Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader. Sci-fi romance/mystery "I Origins," which stars Brit Marling...
  • Bryan Singer allegations part of upcoming sex abuse documentary

    Oscar-nominated director Amy Berg has spent the last two years working on a scandalous new documentary about sex abuse in Hollywood that includes allegations about Bryan Singer, Variety has confirmed. Michael Egan, who filed a lawsuit this week...
  • Art by Matthew Modine, Tony Bennett Donated For 2014 Tribeca Film Festival Winners

    Matthew Modine's photograph of Stanley Kubrick's director's chair and Tony Bennett's impressionist-inspired painting of Central Park are among the artworks donated by artists this year to the Tribeca Film Festival to be handed out to the winners of the...
  • Tribeca Film Institute Names 2014 All Access Grant Recipients

    Tribeca Film Institute, the nonprofit loosely affiliated with the Tribeca Film Festival, has tapped ten developing projects to support through its Tribeca All Access program, which includes special career development sessions during Tribeca's upcoming...
  • Tribeca Film Festival Devotes a Week to New Media and Innovation

    The Tribeca Film Festival will take its latest step toward embracing new media with the new Tribeca Innovation Week, set to run during the latter half of the 2014 festival and aimed at bringing screenwriters, filmmakers and financiers together with...
  • International Star You Should Know: Veerle Baetens

    'CIRCLE' OF ATTENTION Although Antwerp-born Veerle Baetens (pronounced VERE-luh BAH-tuns) was already on the radar of most European casting directors for her work in TV and film, her incandescent turn as Elise, the bluegrass-singing mom whose daughter...
  • Tribeca Film Festival to Open with Nas Documentary 'Time is Illmatic'

    Continuing a tradition of highlighting music docs, the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival will open with the world premiere of "Time is Illmatic," a new documentary about the hip-hop musician Nas and his 1994 debut album, "Illmatic," widely considered a...
  • David Fincher in Talks to Direct Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs Biopic

    After delivering the critical and box office smash "The Social Network," Sony has commissioned the Facebook drama's creative team for another high-profile techie-themed biopic, this time about Apple founder and tech pioneer Steve Jobs. Sources tell...
  • Standing on the shoulders of Salsa Giants

    Standing on the shoulders of Salsa Giants
    When Celia Cruz and Hector Lavoe pushed salsa into the Latino mainstream in the 1970s, they shared the spotlight and collaborated in an elite Latin tropical ensemble called Fania All Stars. The All-Stars were part of the mega successful and New York-...