The same winning balance of seriousness and humor that made "Persepolis" such a hit works equally well in "Chicken With Plums."
Tribeca Film Festival
Tribeca Prods. has upped Berry Welsh to director of development.
The Tribeca Film Festival's 11th edition will run April 18-29.
Docu "Our School" follows the sad yet resilient journey of three Roma children as they grapple with prejudice and stereotyping.
Set in the gentrifying West Town of Chicago, "The Last Rites of Joe May" poses a genre question: What would Dennis Farina be like in a cowboy hat?
Jonathan Hock's docu deftly balances the suspenseful sports trajectory of standout athlete Shoni Schimmel with a sociological study of her family and environment.
Mila Turajlic's docu about Yugoslavian cinema traces the simultaneous, interconnected creation of a nation and its film culture.
Working from a fact-based script, tyro helmers Adam and Mark Kassen, fashion an impassioned expose on the health-care industry full of strange-but-true incongruities.
A fairy-tale romance between a girl with a hereditary cancer and a boy with an inherited curse.
Set in a high-school on its last legs, with a staff of administrators and educators near meltdown, pic is scathing, in-your-face indictment of the public school system.
Horror pic's creepiness factor is sufficient to rate this a notch above genre average.