- Douglas dons purple in honor of Prince at Tribeca Film Fest Updated: Apr-24-16 3:59 pm
NEW YORK - Michael Douglas paid simple homage to Prince at the Tribeca Film Festival with his attire: a matching purple shirt and pullover V-neck sweater.
- At Tribeca, virtual reality takes early steps toward art Updated: Apr-23-16 8:19 am
NEW YORK - Walking through most doors at the Tribeca Film Festival means taking a seat in a theater full of chattering moviegoers. But there are also darkened, cloth-wrapped chambers - like old carnival booths promising never-before-seen wonders - that offer nothing but a headset, headphones and perhaps some advice, like: "Watch for the dragon."
- You talkin' to me? Cast of 'Taxi Driver' reunites for 40th Updated: Apr-22-16 5:46 pm
NEW YORK - You talkin' to me? Sorry, not this time.
- Human face of mass incarceration gets close-up at Tribeca Updated: Apr-22-16 3:44 pm
NEW YORK - At a time when criminal justice reform has gained national attention and bipartisan support from even the leading candidates for president, a handful of documentaries at the Tribeca Film Festival are giving a close-up to the human cost of mass incarceration.
- Demetri Martin, police militarization doc win at Tribeca Updated: Apr-21-16 6:06 pm
NEW YORK - Demetri Martin's feature film debut "Dean," the police militarization documentary "Do Not Resist" and the Palestinian hip-hop drama "Junction 48" took top honors at the 15th Tribeca Film Festival.
- Documentary turns Disney-loving autistic man into a star Updated: Apr-21-16 2:44 pm
NEW YORK - Owen Suskind had largely retreated into silence in the years after his autism began to manifest, around age 3. Three painfully mute years later, and after countless rapt hours spent watching Disney animated movies, a word broke through.
- Tribeca doc 'The Last Laugh' surveys humor and the Holocaust Updated: Apr-19-16 3:04 pm
NEW YORK - "Do you have a Holocaust joke?"
- Hanks, movie-land ambassador to America, takes another trip Updated: Apr-19-16 9:06 am
NEW YORK - Tom Hanks, great American, has been to some far-flung places in the service of Hollywood and country.
- J.J. Abrams and Chris Rock talk films, comedy and being nice Updated: Apr-15-16 10:34 pm
NEW YORK - How do you make it in show biz?
- 'Contemporary Color' follows David Byrne down a rabbit hole Updated: Apr-15-16 10:40 am
NEW YORK - David Byrne's curiosity has taken him down some idiosyncratic rabbit holes. He has made art with PowerPoint. He has turned a Manhattan building into an instrument. But even he admits that his love of color guard - that flag-waving marriage of marching bands and choreographed dance - is among his most unlikely passions.
- Documentary explores healing journeys after Newtown shooting Updated: Apr-15-16 12:28 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Tain Gregory lost a friend in the December 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary school. Jimmy Greene lost a daughter.
- Jon Stewart-produced film gives close-up to Syrian refugees Updated: Apr-14-16 3:16 pm
NEW YORK - Before the Syrian refugee crisis spilled across Europe, first-time feature filmmakers Ellen Martinez and Steph Ching were in Jordan's Zaatari Refugee Camp with their cameras.
- Following vaccine controversy, Tribeca rolls out red carpet Updated: Apr-14-16 3:45 am
NEW YORK - The 15th annual Tribeca Film Festival kicked off fashionably with the premiere of Andrew Rossi's "The First Monday in May," a behind-the-scenes documentary about the mounting of an ambitious fashion exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the museum's annual star-studded Met Gala.
- Uptown and downtown collide at this year's Tribeca fest Updated: Apr-12-16 3:37 pm
NEW YORK - At the Tribeca Film Festival, worlds as far apart as Elvis and Nixon, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Justin Bieber, are colliding.
- Medical community is fighting a new germ: celebrities Updated: Mar-30-16 11:48 am
NEW YORK - When celebrity and science collide, harmful side effects may occur.