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.
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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…
With its newly launched Innovation Week, the Tribeca Film Festival is calling on coders, gamers, hackers, directors, screenwriters, techies — and anyone with a story to tell.
8 p.m.-midnight April 15 New York Filmmaker Party Local filmmakers to kick off the festival before everyone comes to town; City Hall 7:30 p.m. April 16 Opening-Night Gala "Time Is Illmatic" (One9)…
Funding a documentary is no small feat. Credit card debt, favors and missing paychecks for months (maybe years) are all variables in the equation. Bridge loans and crowd-funding are both popular…
As the Tribeca Film Festival enters its 13th year, fest leaders feel confident they've established an identity for the event as more than just a placeholder between Sundance and Cannes.