Documentary is about Chelsea Manning, a former U.S. Army soldier and intelligence analyst convicted of leaking classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks about the torture and abuse of detainees and the unreported deaths of over 15,000 civilians involving the U.S. military. While imprisoned, Manning, a trans woman, also began to transition medically.
Phillip Youmans, the first African-American director to win The Founders Award, Best Narrative Feature, for Burning Cane, is the youngest director to have a feature in Tribeca. He wrote, directed, and shot the film at age 17. Besides Burning Cane,…
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Tribeca Film Festival 2019 Thought Provoking Discussions
Debuting highly-anticipated new and returning TV series and spotlight creative online storytelling work. The Tribeca TV lineup will include 16 shows made up of eight series premieres, two season premieres, one feature documentary, and five indie pilots. The N.O.W. (New Online Work) section, sponsored by HBO, will showcase 12 projects from creators using digital platforms to tell original stories in addition to special spotlight programs. The N.O.W. Creators Market will return to connect online creators with industry professionals.