Category: Tribeca Film Festival 2017

Kadia Goba Reviews DEAR BASKETBALL at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival

By Kadia Goba, Senior Editor and Special Correspondent   Former L.A. Laker Kobe Bryant brings to life his nearly 2-year-old farewell letter to basketball. Much like his b-ball endeavors, Black Mamba doesn’t hold back in the production of this six-minute…

Tribeca Film Festival Immersive Arcade 2017

By James Kelly, Senior Editor and Special Correspondent May 4, 2017 Virtual Reality’s ability to immerse its audience into 360 degree worlds appeals to untold millions, even people who are otherwise uninterested in computer software or video games, and, thusly,…

2017 Tribeca Film Festival Stats Are, Well, Staggering

From April 19 to April 30, TFF presented 97 features, 57 short films, 31 immersive storytelling projects, 15 television shows, and 16 N.O.W. (New Online Work) projects from 42 countries, and more than 153,000 people engaged 531 screenings, talks and…

PSYCHOPATHS @ the Tribeca Film Festival

April 30, 2017 85 Minutes This movie creeped me out. The savage wit behind its levity took the edge off any semblance of verisimilitude, not that it was ever any intended, and that, thank the gods, kept me from being…

Kadia Goba Reviews BLAME at the Tribeca Film Festival

By Kadia Goba Senior Editor and Special Correspondent April 30, 2017 An interesting theme twist of mean girls meets an all-too-familiar taboo plot polished off with unexpected poetic justice. BLAME’s writer seems to purposely add a twist to a predictable…

Tribeca Film Festival Audience Award Winners

Announced this evening: THE DIVINE ORDER (Die göttliche Ordnung), directed and written by Petra Volpe, won the Narrative award and HONDROS, directed by Greg Campbell, written by Greg Campbell and Jenny Golden, was chosen for the Documentary award. Each award…

Kadia Goba Reviews GILBERT, 2017 Tribeca Film Festival Documentary Review

By Senior Editor and Special Correspondent Kadia Goba April 29, 2017 96 Minutes World Premiere   Director Neil Berkeley’s profiles an aging yet spry stand-up comedian in an unique approach to documenting professionals confronted with lifestyle changes brought on by…