Four Tribeca Film Festival Screenings Not to Miss!
For over 20 years, Tribeca Film Festival has revitalized New York’s downtown film scene, presenting storytelling in all of its expansive forms. It’s no wonder that this year’s iteration features several Creative Capital Grantees as part of its program: Rodrigo Reyes (2020), Titus Kaphar (2015), Raven Chacon (2012), and Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich (2022). Read on, and snap up your tickets for these exciting films and events! Tribeca Film Festival runs from June 8 to June 19, 2022 in New York City.
|Rodrigo Reyes is the director of Sansón and Me, his Creative Capital Project. Set in rural California, the documentary is a moving portrait of the unlikely friendship of two Mexican migrants, told within the frame of the dramatic the clash between systemic forces and personal choices that envelop young, incarcerated men of color in America. This film combines a vibrant exploration of the cinematic form with a strikingly intimate portrait of the fault-lines in our society. Reyes will also take part in a conversation centered on race, class and representation on June 14: Tribeca Talks: Latinx Voices + the Art of Non-Fiction.
June 12, 5:30PM
|In the documentary short Shut Up And Paint, artist Titus Kaphar looks to film as a medium in the face of an insatiable art market seeking to silence his activism. It’s playing as part of the program Portraits and Performance: Celebrating Black Art & Artists.
June 8, 6:00PM (online)
June 18, 2:45PM
|Raven Chacon is the composer for Lakota Nation vs. United States. Cedar Sherbert writes that the documentary feature film, “is a lyrical and provocative testament to a land and a people who have survived removal, exploitation and genocide–and whose best days are yet to come.”
June 11, 2:45PM
|Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich is a producer on After Sherman, a Tribeca Critics’ Week pick. “Ambitiously structured and expressionistic, After Sherman tells a story of legacy in the context of Black history and the unrelenting unease that looms when this history is placed within the aggregate American experience” writes Tambay Obenson.
June 13, 6:00PM