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    Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #33: Chris Messina On How He Completed 'Alex of Venice' While Shooting 'The Mindy Project'

    Chris Messina both directs and stars in "Alex of Venice," a drama about Alex, (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), a woman pushed past the comfort zone of everything she knows. Previously known for his work on "The Mindy Project" and HBO's "The Newsroom," this is Messina's directional debut.

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    Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #32: Ilmar Raag Discovers the Russian Reality with 'I Won't Come Back'

    Estonian filmmaker Ilmar Raag comes to Tribeca with "I Won't Come Back," a drama about a woman on the run. Known for "Love is Blind" and "A Lady in Paris," Raag returns to Russia to create a work he promises is "something that would get your heart beating."

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    Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #31: Kief Davidson Finds the Beauty in LEGOs in 'Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary'

    With "The Lego Movie" already turning into a big hit, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Kief Davidson should have no trouble finding an audience for his and co-director Daniel Junge's latest documentary. "Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary" explores the immense fan base of the classic children's toy, wh...

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    Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #30: Mike Fleiss Takes a Wild Ride into the Life of The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir in 'The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir'

    Rhythm guitarist Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead fame has had an exciting life to say the least, even for the likes of a rock star. The musician's life has had so many notable moments that filmmaker Mike Fleiss had a difficult time pinpointing which areas to focus on in his film "The Other One: The ...

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    Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #29: Bert Marcus Searches for the American Dream in Sports Documentary 'Champs'

    Sports movies tend to focus on the strenuous nature of professional athletics and competition, with few of them ever really managing to depict a larger, more worldly topic. Such is not the case with Bert Marcus' boxing documentary "Champs," which tackles social issues as the American dream and the p...

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    Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #28: Frederic Tcheng Captures the Ghost of Christian Dior in 'Dior and I'

    Christian Dior may no longer be alive, but there's no doubt that his spirit lives on in the fashion community. The unmatched talent and intense pressure of his company have led it to become a pillar in the industry, most aptly and vividly captured in Frederic Tcheng's documentary "Dior and I."

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    Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #27: Grown Men Worship 'My Little Pony' in Brent Hodge's Documentary 'A Brony Tale'

    It's not everyday that one sees grown men worshipping a children's show, but director Brent Hodge proves the shocking commonality of such a phenomenon as he documents the seemingly inexplicable fascination of a group of adult males with the series "My Little Pony."

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    Meet the 2014 Tribeca Filmmakers #26: Sheila Canavan and Michael Chandler Dig Deep into the Life of Gay Congressman Barney Frank in 'Compared to What? The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank'

    Congressman Barney Frank was best known for his significant status as the first openly gay U.S. Congressman, but he was also known for his quick wit and sharp tongue. Infusing his political influence with his own unique personality, directors Sheila Canavan and Michael Chandler's documentary "Compar...

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    Cannes 2014 Poster Gives Marcello Mastroianni His Glorious Closeup

    The 2014 Cannes Film Festival has debuted the poster for its 67th edition, and, as to be expected, it's suitably iconic. The great Marcello Mastroianni (1924-1996) gets his close-up in an image from Fellini's 1963 classic "8 1/2." Check it out, below.

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    Indiewire and Apple Invite You to Meet Emma Roberts, Jon Favreau, America Ferrera and More at the Tribeca Film Festival

    Indiewire has once again partnered with Apple to host the 'Meet the Filmmaker Tribeca Talks Series,' in partnership with the 2014 edition of the festival. The talks, running from Paul 19-26 at the Apple Store in SoHo, will feature in-depth conversations with leading filmmakers, producers and actors....

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