The Tribeca Film Festival has set its full feature film slate for 2018, tapping 96 movies, including Drake Doremus
” — a sci-fi romance starring Ewan McGregor
and Lea Seydoux — and closing night offering “The Fourth Estate,” the first episode of Liz Garbus
’ four-episode Showtime documentary series about the New York Times
as it covered the first year of the Trump administration.
Of the almost 100 titles on the Tribeca
docket, 75 are world premieres and 46% of the films are directed by women. Programmers divide the lineup in sections that include narrative features, international narratives, and docs up for the juried competition, as well as spotlight sections and genre programming, among other sections.
The latest by Doremus (“Like Crazy
”), screening as the festival’s centerpiece selection, centers on colleagues at a high-tech research lab, and features a cast that also includes Christina Aguilera
, Rashida Jones
, Theo James
, and Miranda Otto
. Films lined up for competition