At the core of Stanley Nelson’s 'The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution' is the allure of power and beauty, of young black men and women garbed in dark leather, their Afros like great crowns upon their heads.
Thirty feature-length films by women directors, co-directors and writer-directors were screened at the Tribeca Film Festival this year, which represents a little more than a third of the slate of 97 features.
This is a record year for Italian films at the Tribeca Film Festival. Four narrative features are by Italian and Italian-American directors: Laura Bispuri’s Sworn Virgin and Reed Morano’s Meadowland screen in Narrative Competition, and Paolo and Vittorio Taviani’s Wondrous Boccaccio and Saverio...
In Bamako (2007), Abderrahmane Sissako put the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund on trial in Mali. In his latest narrative feature, Timbuktu, his “defendants” are the jihadists who occupied that Malian city two years ago.