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Bilge Ebiri

November 19, 2007 |
Animated Apocalypses

The Coming Cowboy vs. Astronaut Conflagration.

October 1, 2007 |
A Short-Cuts History of New York and Film

A historical timeline of New York films.

September 3, 2007 |
New York Film Festival: A Mini-Preview

If last year’s opening-night choice proved inspired (remember a little thing called The Queen?), this year’s also seems auspicious: Wes Anderson’s brothers-traveling-through-India film, The Darjeeling Limited.

August 27, 2007 | Feature
Verisimilitude Test: Is This Really the City You Know?

Our guide to how accurately (or implausibly) films have tackled New York worlds.

July 23, 2007 | Feature
I Made It, But It’s Not My Movie. I Swear.

Though the credit reads “Harry Kirkpatrick,” Alec Baldwin is none too happy that his directorial debut Shortcut to Happiness (formerly The Devil and Daniel Webster) is seeing the light of day. Others know that pain.

April 26, 2007
The Best of Tribeca Shorts

There are more than 50 short films at Tribeca. Our favorite five, presented in their entirety below, include a tale of corporate intrigue, a lament for unrequited love, and an Iraq exposé.

April 21, 2009
Tribeca Film Festival’s Top Five Short Films

From Muslim pro wrestlers to a kid’s discovery of naked pics, the strongest short-form stories from the fest.

January 22, 2007 | Sundance
From Abu Ghraib to Chinatown...

When festivalgoers roll in for the opening-night film January 18, they’ll be greeted with Brett Morgen’s Chicago 10, a documentary about the events around the turbulent 1968 Democratic National Convention. Not to be outdone, closing night will feature Nelson George’s HIV drama, Life Support.

May 2, 2006 | Feature
What Is a “Tribeca Film”?

Is there such a thing as a “Tribeca film”?

April 26, 2006 | Feature
Selling, Buying. . .And That Little-Known Third Category

If you’re a major film festival, you’re about acquisitions. So where does that leave Tribeca?