When husband-and-wife directing team Sheila Canavan and Michael Chandler approached Barney Frank about making a documentary, their pitch sounded lighthearted. In late 2011, Frank was preparing to…
Tribeca Film Festival
Joss Whedon surprised attendees at the Tribeca Film Festival's world premiere of “In Your Eyes" when he appeared in a video announcement following the April 20 screening to announce that Whedon and…
Sofia Norlin achieves an extraordinary sense of place in this impressive, minimalist debut.
Jody Lee Lipes' delightful ballet documentary delves into the intricacies of the creative process.
Straight out of Brooklyn comes Keith Miller's "Five Star," a low-key but powerfully affecting urban drama that tells a familiar story with unusual authenticity and dramatic force.
It's unlikely that the hip-hop documentary "Time Is Illmatic" will have many showings as thrilling as its opening-night slot at this year's Tribeca Film Festival.
The opening night selection of this year's Tribeca Film Festival was another music documentary — "Time Is Illmatic." So does that mean Robert De Niro has a favorite Nas song? "No," De Niro said…
The rapper Nas won't be the only musician performing in support of a documentary ("Time is Illmatic") at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Documentaries "Street fight," "Jesus camp," "Which Way Home" and "Taxi to the Dark Side" have two things in common: Oscar nominations (which "Taxi" would go on to win) and world premieres at the…
Tribeca Enterprises made headlines last month when it sold 50% of its stake to the Madison Square Garden Co. Variety caught up with Robert De Niro and Jane Rosenthal, who founded the company in 2003…
Could Chelsea Clinton follow in Al Gore's footsteps and take her new documentary all the way to the Oscars? Clinton, 34, is the executive producer of the documentary short "Of Many," about the…