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    Tribeca Women Directors: Meet Louise Ni Fhiannachta (Rubai)

    "I wanted to make a film about challenging our traditions from the perspective of a sincere seven-year-old girl, a perspective that's warranted due to an event in her life."

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    Tribeca Women Directors: Meet Susanna Fogel (Life Partners)

    "The idea of normalizing a best friendship between a lesbian and a straight girl without overly politicizing their sexualities felt exciting and true to the zeitgeist now."

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    Tribeca Exclusive: Listen To Fall On Your Sword's "Alive, Safe, And Happy" From Drama 'X/Y'

    For the last few year, music collective Fall On Your Sword has been building up an impressive resumé of film scoring gigs. The group counts "Another Earth," "Nobody Walks," "28 Hotel Rooms" and "Lola Versus" among their credits, and the Tribeca Film Festival presents another movie this year with the...

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    How'd They Shoot That? Here Are the Cameras Used by the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival Filmmakers

    In anticipation for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival, we reached out to the directors who will be showing their films at the event this month. While we asked for some personal anecdotes from their shooting experiences, we also wanted to know what camera or cameras these directors used to make their fi...

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    Tribeca Film Festival: Jody Lee Lipes on Directing 'Ballet 422' and Working with Lena Dunham

    Though he has worked as a screenwriter, cinematographer, producer, director and even actor (he had a tiny part in "Tiny Furniture"), Jody Lee Lipes is reluctant to pigeonhole himself. He'd prefer to be known as just a "filmmaker."

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    Tribeca Review: Brooklyn Hipster Vampire Comedy ‘Summer Of Blood’

    Vampires have been just about everywhere: outer space, the distant future, Detroit. But it’s been a while since they’ve been to Brooklyn. The last time this particular borough was the subject of bloodsucking freaks was the failed Eddie Murphy/Wes Craven venture “Vampire in Brooklyn,” which put a sta...

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    Tribeca Review: Nas Documentary ‘Time Is Illmatic’ Celebrates The Life Of A Classic Hip-Hop Album

    “Life’s a bitch and then you die,” rapper Nasir Jones spit on Illmatic, his groundbreaking 1994 debut album. A grim, cynical statement, Nas was simply following the tradition of hip-hop — reflecting your environment back to the audience. As Chuck D of Public Enemy once famously said, rap music was t...

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    Fledgling Director Gillian Greene's 'Murder of a Cat' Is One to Watch at Tribeca

    Fledgling director Gillian Greene's "Murder of a Cat" premieres next week at the Tribeca Film Festival. The off-beat comedy stars Fran Kranz as a manchild with a proto-Bieber haircut, various delusions, and who lives at home with his mother (Blythe Danner). Just coincidentally, all of Greene's child...

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    Kevin Spacey Q & A: 'House of Cards' Wouldn't Exist Without Richard III, Focus of Self-Released Tribeca Doc (VIDEO)

    In an in-depth interview, Kevin Spacey explains why "House of Cards" wouldn't exist without Shakespeare's Richard III, how he and Sam Mendes put together the Bridge Project, which took five plays to audiences around the world, and why Spacey financed and is self-releasing a documentary, of the "Rich...

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    Tribeca Women Directors: Meet Johanna Hamilton (1971)

    "It's a completely improbable story -- they were complete outsiders who trained themselves to be amateur burglars in order to break into an FBI office.... Not only did they manage to pull off a serious heist, but they manage to evade capture despite one of the largest FBI investigations of all time....

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