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Tribeca Film Festival ’11 | Rounding Up the Coverage

Tribeca Film Festival '11 | Rounding Up the Coverage

The 10th Tribeca Film Festival closed over the weekend with the premiere of Edward Burns’ “Newlyweds.” The festival announced that Michael Collins’ doc “Give Up Tomorrow” won the Audience Award, adding to the prize winners handed out last Thursday in which “She Monkeys” and “Bombay Beach” took the festival’s top prizes.

In all, 43 features screened at the festival, which was founded to give Lower Manhattan an economic boost following the 9/11 attacks in 2001. The lineup included works from 32 countries with 42 world, 11 international, 19 North American, 7 U.S. and 8 New York Premieres. Below is a round-up of indieWIRE’s coverage of this year’s event including 40 filmmaker interviews indieWIRE posted in the weeks leading up to the festival’s launch with director Cameron Crowe’s opening doc, “The Union.”

The Lineup

2011 lineup
Tribeca 2011: A Guide To All The Films

The Reviews


“She Monkeys”
“Revenge of the Electric Car”
“Flowers of Evil”
“Catching Hell”
“Despicable Dick and Righteous Richard”
“Beyond the Black Rainbow”
“Bombay Beach”
“Grave Encounters”
“The Bully Project”
“Turn me on, goddammit”
“The Last Rites of Joe May”
“The Union”


“Catching Hell”
“Turn Me On, Goddammit” & “She Monkeys”
“Jesus Henry Christ”
“A Quiet Life”
“Let the Bullets Fly”
“Stuck Between Stations”
“Angels Crest”
“My Last Round”
“Last Night”
“Jiro Dreams of Sushi”

The Playlist

‘‘Bombay Beach’’ & ‘’Gnarr”
‘‘Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest’’
‘‘The Guard’’
‘’The High Cost Of Living’’
‘‘Black Butterflies’’ & ‘’The Assault’’
‘’Last Night’’
‘’The Trip’’

Shadow and Act

“Cairo Exit”
“Black Butterflies”
“Turn Me On Goddammit”
“The Bang Bang Club”

The Features

Tribeca ‘11 | Industry Experts Weigh-In on the Digital Future
iPOP | This Week on the Scene: Tribeca Edition
TRIBECA FUTURES | “L’amour fou” Director Pierre Thoretton Tackles Fashion, Love and Money
Edward Burns says: “I don’t think we’ll ever go back to theatrical.” Here’s why.
“Swell Season,” Indeed: Doc On “Once” Stars Charms Tribeca
TRIBECA FUTURES | Olivia Wilde on Juggling Producing & Acting: “I’ll sleep when I’m dead.”
TRIBECA ‘11 | NYFEST: Can Soccer and Cinema Finally Co-Exist?
Opening Night at Tribeca Film Festival Succeeds, Despite Itself
Tribeca Turns Ten | 10 Films iW is Excited for…
Toolkit | Meet the Tribeca Film Festival Programmers (In Their Own Words)
Tribeca’s Nancy Schafer: The power of cinema to foster change is still what Tribeca is at its roots
indieWIRE @ Hulu Docs: A Tribeca Flashback
iPOP | This Week on the Scene: Tribeca Edition

The News

“Give Up Tomorrow” Takes Tribeca Audience Award
“She Monkeys” and “Bombay Beach” Top Tribeca Film Festival Jury Awards
EXCLUSIVE: Edward Burns Chooses Winning Song for Tribeca Closer “Newlyweds”
TFI Names Winners & Grants for Tribeca All Access & More
Magnolia Nabs N. American Rights to Tribeca’s “Blackthorn”
“Bully Project” Leads Tribeca Audience Award Race
Weinsteins Take Tribeca’s “Bully Project”
Celebs & Filmmakers at Apple & iW Tribeca Meet the Filmmaker Series This Week in NYC
“Renée” and “Carol Channing” Help Kick Off Tribeca This Weekend
Magnolia Pictures buys Peter Gatien Documentary “Limelight”
IFC Midnight Takes Tribeca’s “Saint”
Magnolia Nabs Tribeca Doc “Jiro Dreams of Sushi”
Tribeca Film Institute Announces Sloan Filmmaker Fund Recipients

Go to page 2 for Tribeca Filmmaker Interviews and Thompson on Hollywood coverage…

Meet the Tribeca Filmmakers Interviews

“Stuck Between Stations” Director Brady Kiernan
“The Good Life” Director Eva Mulvad
“Splinters” Director Adam Pesce
“Cairo Exit” Director Hesham Issawi
“The Bully Project” Director Lee Hirsch
“Grey Matter” Director Kivu Ruhorahoza
“Treatment” Directors Steven Schardt and Sean Nelson
“Rid of Me” Director James Westby
“Give Up Tomorrow” Director Michael Collins
“Flowers of Evil” Director David Dusa
“Semper Fi: Always Faithful” Directors Rachel Libert and Tony Hardmon
“The Swell Season” Directors Nick August-Perna, Chris Dapkins and Carlo Mirabella-Davis
“Romantics Anonymous” Directos Jean-Pierre Ameris
“The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye” Director Marie Losier
“Despicable Dick and Righteous Richard” Director Joshua Neale
“Black Butterflies” Director Paula Van Der Oest
“The Miners’ Hymns” Director Bill Morrison
“The Carrier” Director Maggie Betts
“She Monkeys” Director Lisa Aschan
“Marathon Boy” Director Gemma Atwal
“Blackthorn” Director Mateo Gil
“Maria My Love” Director Jasmine McGlade Chazelle
“The Journals of Musan” Director Park Jungburn
“Jesus Henry Christ” Director Dennis Lee
“Our School” Directors Mona Nicoara and Miruna Coca-Cozma
“Love During Wartime” Director Gabriella Bier
“Artificial Paradises” Director Yulene Olaizola
“Magic Valley” Director Jaffe Zin
“Koran by Heart” Director Greg Parker
“Love Always, Carolyn” Directors Maria Ramström, Malin Korkeasal
“The Kite” Director Prashant Bhargava
“Lotus Eaters” Director Alexandra McGuiness
“Jiro Dreams of Sushi” Director David Gelb
“The Last Rites of Joe May” Director Joseph Maggio
“Cinema Komunisto” Director Mila Turajlic
“Turn Me On, Goddammit” Director Jannicke Systad Jacobsen
“Gnarr” Director Gaukur Ulfarsson
“Angels Crest” Director Gaby Dellal
“Donor Unknown” Director Jerry Rothwell
“Bombay Beach” Director Alma Har’el

Thompson on Hollywood

How Rookie Director Tadjedin Made Miramax/Tribeca’s Last Night, Starring Knightley
My Movie Pitch Presents First Winner at Tribeca, Accepting Entries for 2011
Jiro Dreams of Sushi Goes to Magnolia Before North American Tribeca Premiere

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