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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Maria My Love" Director Jasmine McGlade Chazelle

    Ana is a young woman trying to reimagine her life after her mother's death during the course of one California spring. Filled with resentment over her father's mistakes, Ana feels disconnected from herself and everyone around her. Swept up by new romance and a warm reunion with her half-sister, Ana is so taken by the newfound support and love in her life that she sets out to find someone—anyone other than herself—to help. She finds a volunteer project in Maria, a reclusive hoarder who has alienated her own family with her compulsive behavior. As the two become unlikely friends and confidantes, Ana finds herself in an emotionally complex relat...

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Marathon Boy" Director Gemma Atwal

    Gemma Atwal's dynamic epic follows four-year-old Budhia, rescued from poverty by Biranchi Das, a larger-than-life judo coach and operator of an orphanage for slum children in the eastern Indian state of Orissa. When Budhia displays an uncommon talent for long-distance running, Biranchi nurt...

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    "Montpensier" star Gaspard Ulliel on Scorsese, Stunts and Scars

    Americans know Gaspard Ulliel best as the young Hannibal Lecter in the 2008 prequel "Hannibal Rising" and as Audrey Tatou's costar in "A Very Long Engagement." In his native France, he's a household name who, with Kate Moss, is the face of Longchamps. And such a face: Lips to rival Angelina's, steel...

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Blackthorn" Director Mateo Gil

    The final years in the life of legendary bandit Butch Cassidy are shrouded in mystery, from his rumored death in a Bolivian military standoff, to his escape from South America to die quietly on a Nevada ranch the 1930s. In Mateo Gil's intimate and adventurous Western, a re-imagined and aged Butch Cassidy (Sam Shepard) is living under the assumed name James Blackthorn in a secluded village in Bolivia 20 years after his disappearance in 1908. Surviving humbly off the land and finding occasional comforts with a local woman, Yana (Magaly Solier, "The Milk of Sorrow"), he longs to end his personal exile and return to the US to see his family. Relu...

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "The Journals of Musan" Director Park Jungburn

    Park Jungbum's stunning and much-lauded debut is the story of Jeon Seung-chul, a North Korean defector forging a life in capitalist South Korea. Emerging from eight months in a resettlement camp, the unassuming Seung-chul is placed in a home on the rundown outskirts of Seoul, and finds a modest job papering the city with advertisement posters. Yearning for a human bond, he joins a church and meets Sook-young, a choir singer who works nights at a seedy karaoke bar. As he attempts to forge some kind of relationship with Sook-young and some kind of life in Seoul, Seung-chul finds his deepest kinship and comfort in a fellow outcast—a stray dog he...

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    The 1,000 (give or take) IMDb Credits of Stephen Root

    With more than 150 credits that range from "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" to "No Country For Old Men" and, perhaps most memorably, his iconic role in "Office Space" and his long-term TV work on "NewsRadio" and "King of the Hill," Root is a character actor of character actors. While many might not know h...

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Love During Wartime," "Artificial Paradises," "Magic Valley"

    Ahead of the 10th Tribeca Film Festival starting April 20th, indieWIRE is again spotlighting emerging (and some veteran) filmmakers screening new work at this year's event.

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Magic Valley" Director Jaffe Zin

    TJ Waggs, a high school student living in the small town of Buhl, Idaho, carries the burden of a terrible secret on his shoulders. And he's not the only one having an off-day: A local fish farmer confronts a selfish neighbor that has carelessly poisoned his crop, the shifty county sheriff neglects h...

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Love During Wartime" Director Gabriella Bier

    Jasmin and Assi are newlyweds, but building a life together seems impossible: She's an Israeli, he's a Palestinian. When their homelands turn their backs on them, they choose to live in exile. This tender tale of a love infiltrated by politics follows a real-life Romeo and Juliet on their odyssey fr...

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    Meet the 2011 Tribeca Filmmakers | "Artificial Paradises" Director Yulene Olaizola

    Luisa is 25-years-old and fighting a heroin addiction. Having escaped the city, she finds herself seeking repose in a fading beach resort that rests on the lush seaside hills of Veracruz, Mexico. Inhabitants and conversations are sparse, but Luisa finds a quiet companionship with 50-year-old local S...

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