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    Watch: Ben Stiller and Director Jay Roach Dissect the Art of Comedy Directing in Tribeca Directors Series (VIDEO)

    Last weekend at the Tribeca Film Festival, frequent collaborators Ben Stiller and director/producer Jay Roach -- who worked together on the comedy franchise films "Meet the Parents" and "Meet the Fockers" -- sat down to talk about past and future projects, including Stiller's "Secret Life of Walter ...

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    Tribeca Review: Will Forte Makes Dramatic Debut In Clunky But Affecting 'Run And Jump'

    There’s acting and then there’s “acting.” The first requires building credible characters and relationships, developing organic conflicts within the framework of a concrete story. The second involves loading up a story with excessive clutter that it drowns out any work of which the actors are capabl...

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    Why Big Data Is Defining The Film Industry: 5 Things We Learned From Tribeca Talk's 'Big Data and the Movies' Panel

    Ranging from screens as small as your phone to the largest theaters in the nation, the analysis of Big Data, extremely large data sets detailing -- in this case -- how media is consumed, has quickly become a key to decide what media is presented to us. Whether through long planned advertising campa...

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    Tribeca Review: 'Reaching For The Moon' Movingly Reaches For Love, Literature & Loss In Brazil

    Whether you’ve never heard of Elizabeth Bishop or are vaguely aware of her poetry or wrote your doctoral thesis on her NYU years, you will enjoy this film. “Reaching for the Moon” is an intimate portrait of a years-long love affair between the Vassar-educated Bishop and well-connected Brazilian arch...

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    Whoopi Goldberg Talks Sexuality, Comedy and Crowdfunding at Tribeca Premiere of Directorial Debut 'I've Got Somethin' to Tell You'

    Whoopi Goldberg, already the versatile actress-comedienne-talk-show-host-songwriter-activist, has added a director title to the list of her many talents with the debut of her first documentary "I’ve Got Somethin’ to Tell You," at the currently underway Tribeca Film Festival. The film resurrects Jack...

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    Tribeca Review: The Terrific 'Hide Your Smiling Faces' Is A Haunting Look At Adolescence

    In a strangely beautiful and unnerving moment, "Hide Your Smiling Faces" opens up with an arresting visual: a close-up of a snake -- its mouth wrapped around a fish, slowly struggling to swallow it whole. It's disturbing, fascinating and the shot lingers with a sense of awe, curiosity and wonder. An...

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    Eleven IFP Supported Films at Tribeca!

    IFP recently congratulated the following eleven of its alumni projects screening at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival:

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    Tribeca Review: ‘Stand Clear Of The Closing Doors’ Tackles Autism, Superstorm Sandy And Wins

    With this being Autism Awareness Month and communities still reeling from Superstorm Sandy, it’s tempting to dismiss “Stand Clear of the Closing Doors” as a convenient combination of buzzwords – I nearly did. But while watching the film, I quickly dismissed those preemptive assumptions and became en...

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    Tribeca: Breakout Director Sean Dunne Talks 'Oxyana' and a Portrait of a Town's Addiction

    When people describe Oceana of ten years ago, they describe an idealistic small town--"kind of like the 50s," says one man interviewed in Sean Dunne's first feature documentary "Oxyana." People in the town of 1,400 used to keep doors unlocked and let children play freely in the streets. Now, people ...

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    Tribeca Review: Feats Of Superhuman Strength, Filmmaking Of Uncommon Heart In 'Bending Steel'

    You're not likely to see a more inspiring documentary this year than "Bending Steel," the story of one Chris Schoeck, an unassuming New York gentleman with one secret passion. Schoeck is a curious character, an admitted introvert with a slight stutter whom you can tell had to be coaxed to be on came...

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