Thursday, March 18, 2010

Oscar-Winner 'New Tenants' Heads Tribeca Shorts Lineup

The New Tenants,” which recently won the Academy Award for Best Live-Action Short, is among the 47 short films that will be shown at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival.

Joachim Back’s Oscar-wining black comedy (photo below) will be joined by shorts directed by Kirsten Dunst ("Bastard"), James Cromwell and Joshua Bell, and featuring performances by Anthony Hopkins, Harry Dean Stanton, Brian Geraghty, Mariska Hargitay, Sam Rockwell and Jesse Eisenberg, among others.

The films were selected from almost 3,000 submissions, and include a TFF-record 21 world premieres. They will be shown in six different, thematically-linked programs.

Seven are documentaries, while the 10 films in the “Experimental Collisions” program are documentary/narrative hybrids.

The 2010 Tribeca Film Festival runs April 23-30

The TFF will take place between April 21 and May 2 in lower Manhattan. The Tribeca Film Festival Virtual will also make a selection of films, including 15 shorts, available online to patrons who purchase a TFF Virtual premium pass.

Awards worth more than $15,000 will be given in the categories of Best Narrative Short, Best Documentary Short and Student Visionary Award. The 15 shorts available on TFF Virtual will be eligible for an additional $5,000 award from the festival’s chief sponsor, American Express.

The shorts programs:
Hard Core:
“Bedford Park Boulevard,” (USA), Narrative, New York Premiere, directed and written by Felix Thompson (Student film)
“Billy and Aaron,” (USA, Netherlands), Narrative, New York Premiere, directed and written by Rodney Evans (TFF Virtual)
“Cookie,” (USA), Narrative, World Premiere, directed and written by Francisco Ordonez (TFF Virtual)
“F--K,” (USA), Narrative, World Premiere, directed by Rick Rodgers, written by Ed Vassallo (TFF Virtual)
“In Space (Soonyakat),” (Thailand, USA), Narrative, New York Premiere, directed and written by Visra Vichit-Vadakan (Student film)
The New Tenants,” (USA, Denmark), Narrative, New York Premiere, directed by Joachim Back, written by David Rakoff
“Something in the Air,” (USA), Narrative, World Premiere, directed and written by Ramsay Davila (TFF Virtual)
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1 comment:

Jane said...

I hope we get to see some photos of him there again:)

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List of films in production.

"In Dubious Battle" [2016]

"In Dubious Battle" [2016]
An activist gets caught up in the labor movement for farm workers in California during the 1930s. Vincent....Al Anderson


A story about the early life of Tennessee Williams

Directed by James Franco
Vincent D'Onofrio, Jacob Loeb

"American Falls" - [TBA]

In a rural town in Southern Idaho, the Suzukis, a Japanese American family, run a small motel. One night they get a strange visitor who sports ‘city’ clothes who turns out to be the first African-American man that Toru Suzuki’s children have ever seen. Yoshiko takes it upon herself to solve the mystery about this man, especially when 2 police officers come knocking on their door.

Short film produced by Erika Hampson.
Vincent D'Onofrio as Detective Foster.

'Purgatory' [TBA]

'Purgatory' [TBA]
Tagline: In the Wild West a lot of blood was spilled... but it didn't go to waste. Vincent....Dallas Stoudenmire

"A Fall From Grace" [TBA]

Detective Michael Tabb knows the city of St. Louis inside and out. He has felt its true heart, as much as its dark underbelly: but he does not know who, in both the dark and light - is taking the lives of young girls.

Director: Jennifer Lynch
Producer/Writer ...Eric Wilkinson

Vincent D'Onofrio ....George Lawson (GRACE's father)
Tim Roth.......Detective Tabb

Filming in St Louis - TBA

"Supreme Ruler" [TBA]

A man campaigns to become the leader of the Buffalo lodge.

Vincent D'Onofrio as Hank Dory
Ron Livingston as Steve
Marcia Gay Harden as Nancy

"The Monster Next Door" [TBA]

"The Monster Next Door" - Comedy Horror

Executive Produced by Dennis Johnson, Melanie Mohlman Produced by Eric Wilkinson, David Michaels
Written by Jim Robbins
Directed by Jennifer Lynch

Cast: Vincent D'Onofrio, Bill Pullman, French Stewart, Bill Moseley

'Down & Dirty Pictures' - [in Production - Filming TBA]

'Down & Dirty Pictures' - [in Production - Filming TBA]
Vincent......Harvey Weinstein

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