The Tribeca Film Festival is back in full swing this week in New York, screening 109 feature films by 127 filmmakers from 36 countries. There’s an endless list of great new films hitting the big screen at the film festival. Check out some of our top picks…
Jon Hamm and Tina Fey star in this twisted dark comedy that takes viewers on an “unexpected journey” through a seemingly ordinary small desert town. When two women of the same name are murdered two days apart, a strange series of events occurs. Resolute Sheriff Jordan Sanders [Hamm] He must solve the case while also dealing with his own personal struggles. Tina plays a nosy neighbor who becomes involved with Jon’s character after snooping on the investigation.
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This horror comedy follows seven black friends who reunite on vacation June 1 at a secluded chalet, only to find themselves trapped with a mutant killer. Forced to play by their rules, the party must decide “who is the blackest of them all – or they all die.” With a cast that includes Grace Byers, Jermaine Fowler, Melvin Gregg, X Mayo, Dewayne Perkins, Antoinette Robertson and Sinqua Walls, the film challenges the horror stereotype that black characters always die first.
© Lionsgate Films The Blackening is a horror comedy
Starring Superbad’s Michael Cera, the story follows Eric as he extends his short journey home, where he meets the Rachel sisters again. [Hannah Gross] and Maggie [Sophia Lillis] and “unearth some old wounds as Maggie yearns to relive the moments of their youth”. He also reconnects with his old poker friends, reclaiming the title of best poker player in town. “They gradually reveal their complex inner lives, traumas, and relationships through stage performances and shared histories.”
© Universal PicturesMichael Cera stars in Adult
Based on Chuck Klosterman’s 2008 novel of the same name, the film boasts an all-star cast that includes Ed Harris, Lily Rabe, Henry Golding, and Vanessa Hudgens. Set in a fictional rural town in North Dakota in 1983, the story follows a new high school English teacher. [Rabe] ruined the lives of the locals right before the snowstorm.
Vanessa Hudgens appeared in the movie
Directed by Michael Shannon, the film is an adaptation of Brett Neveu’s 2002 play and follows Janice’s mother. [Judy Greer], whose 17-year-old son shot and killed three of his high school classmates. While her husband, played by Alexander Skarsgård, finds solace in a new church, Janice struggles to recover from the tragedy.
© Rodin Eckenroth/GAJudy Greer stars in the movie
First female director
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Chelsea star Peretti makes her directorial debut in this fusion comedy set at a small local theater in Glendale, California. Chelsea, who wrote and produced the film, leads the cast as Sam, a playwright who works for the theatre. “When the theater director is fired for inappropriate behavior, Sam is given the lead role, where she quickly discovers that being a director can be a lot more difficult than she thought. thought at first,” according to a summary on the Tribeca Film website.
Hoping to complete his dream work, a TV series about rural South Vietnam, Sam faces a series of problems that threaten the production process.
© Photo: Getty ImagesChelsea Peretti directs for the first time in First Time Female Director
Calling to all Nick Jonas fans! The singer plays “emotionally distant” writer Renn, who returns home to Cleveland for his mother’s funeral after years of avoiding his “tough sister” [Brittany Snow]”clumsy but well-intentioned” father [Matt Walsh]and an “unreliable” stepfather [David Arquette]. When he returned to his hometown, he made new friends with a “charming, dynamic” foreign woman. [Alexandra Shipp]this “motivates him to understand that he cannot forever avoid conflict – with his family or within himself.”
© GettyNick Jonas stars in the movie
Author Leon [Thomas Schubert] and photographer Felix [Langston Uibel] they arrive at a holiday home of Felix’s mother on the Baltic coast, only to find out that they will be accompanied by a rented couple, Nadja. [Paula Beer] and her boyfriend is David [Enno Trebs]. Although he was initially annoyed by Nadia’s presence, Leon quickly realized that he was attracted to her. As he struggled with his hopeless love, the dry summer heat slowly ignited a raging fire in the forest around them.
This is the third collaboration between German author Christian Petzold and his muse Paula Beer after Transit and Undine.
© Schramm Film Koerner Weber KaiserAfire is the third collaboration between German author Christian Petzold and the muse Beer
Hailey Kilgore leads the cast as aspiring singer and gas station attendant Jodi Jackson, whose life is turned upside down when her job is robbed. David Iacono also stars in the thriller as the charming con man Eddie.
© Village Roadshow PicturesHailey Kilgore to star in Cinnamon
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