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Decide Who Talks to the Tribeca Film Institute: Vote for April’s Project of the Month!

Decide Who Talks to the Tribeca Film Institute: Vote for April's Project of the Month!

It’s time to choose April’s Project of the Month. The project
that receives the most votes for Project of the Month will receive a
consultation from our Project of the Month partner, Tribeca Film
Voting will be open until Friday, May 2nd at 5pm EST.

“Stones We Throw”

Elevator Pitch: Think
Lena Dunham meets Jerry Seinfeld meets awkward family life that keeps
evolving. Our film showcases a lot of unique voices that are often not
represented in our media such as mental illness, LGBTQA rights, women’s
rights and alternative family structures. It follows the story of a
female comedian who is struggling with her identity and her long
distanced relationship while she attends college and is a coming of age
tale that will hopefully leave you feeling either inspired or really
uncomfortable…we hope both.

“The Big Spoon”

Elevator Pitch: Have you ever been in a relationship where you’re comfortable, and
nothing’s WRONG, per se, but you wake up one day and think, “what the
fuck am I doing with this person who I know I don’t want to be with
forever?” but then drag ass getting out of it because, maybe it’s better
than being alone after all? The Big Spoon is a modern (un)romantic
comedy about that; think classic Woody Allen sensibilities mixed with
Broad City-esque shenanigans and you’ve got our movie.

“Peter and John”

Elevator Pitch: Peter and John is written and directed by veteran filmmaker Jay Craven and stars Jacqueline Bisset and Christian Coulson. In the wake of the Civil War and the collapse of the whaling industry,
Nantucket is in ruins. The Roland family is tested when one son receives
a mysterious inheritance. Meanwhile, a strange woman arrives on the
island, bringing with her a secret that threatens to destroy Peter’s
reputation. An ambitious collaboration between Marlboro College and Kingdom County
Productions, Peter and John provides film students the opportunity to
work in important roles alongside experienced professionals.

“Return to Timbuktu”

Elevator Pitch:
“The armed militants sent death threats to local musicians; many were
forced into exile. Live music venues were shut down, and militants set
fire to guitars and drumkits.” New York Times. And just like that, the very birth place of modern rhythm and blues
suddenly became silent. Manny Ansar, director of the world-famous Music
Festival in the Desert, narrowly escaped Timbuktu. Nearly one million
Malians remain displaced. So Manny decided to lead a procession of
traveling musicians from refugee camps back to their homes in Timbuktu,
for a concert that will mark the beginning of a new era in Mali.

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"Peter and John" gets my vote.


Peter and John

DS Putterman

Peter and John looks fantastic.


I vote for Peter and John

jb baezner

Peter and John

Hakan Hillerstrom

I vote for Peter and John – excellent!


Peter and John

patty tasch

peter and john


Peter and John looks awesome!


I'm so excited about Peter and John!!


Stones We Throw really looks great! You've got my vote!

Sherre Wilson-Liljegren

Peter and John is an exciting project with an inspired director, producer, cast and crew. AND a magical location. Can't wait to see it!

holly mcgowan

Peter and John is an intriguing film shot on a beautiful setting!

Jane Macfie

I am really looking forward to seeing Peter and John!

Josh Adam

Peter and John, is this the way we vote?

Bill Rough

I am not receiving an email asking me to confirm my vote. Nor is it to be found in my spam holder mailbox. Is my vote being counted?

Valerie Yankauskas

Cannot wait to see this film!

Mark Williams

Peter and John (Is this how we vote?)

Robert M. Dreyfus

Love following the progress of Jay Craven's latest project " Peter and John" being shot on Nantucket.

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