DAILY NEWS: Tribeca Fest Wrap-up: Event Honors NYC Films Amidst Large Crowds and Silenced Skeptics; Brooklyn Fest Also in the Spotlight
with articles by Eugene Hernandez, with reporting by Brian Brooks, Wendy Mitchell and Erin Torneo
>> TRIBECA 2002: New York Stories "Roger Dodger" and "Manito" Win Top
Tribeca Narrative Awards
(indieWIRE: 05.13.02) -- Dylan Kidd's "Roger Dodger" and Eric Eason's
"Manito," two top notch New York City stories, were the top dramatic winners
at the first Tribeca Film Festival which came to a close last night after a
crowded weekend. The top doc award went to Daniel Junge's "Chiefs." Prizes
were presented at a ceremony that concluded with a surprise peak at a few
minutes from Martin Scorsese's upcoming film, "Gangs of New York."
"Roger Dodger," one of the fest's world premieres, was shot in New York City
in the weeks following the terrorist attack of September 11th.
Writer/director Kidd, and producer Anne Chaisson, jumpstarted their
production after the filmmaker approached actor Campbell Scott in a