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The Tribeca Film Festival, founded by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff in 2001, has grown over the past decade into a combination of an international indie showcase catering to the local New York smart-house crowd, a distribution launchpad for filmmakers, and a market for indie pickups. Some 37 films were acquired out of the festival last year. The Fest has screened more than 1,400 films from more than 80 countries since its first edition in 2002, attracting more than 4.0 million attendees and generating some $750 million for New York City. Set to take place this April 17-28, the fest has announced 46 of the ultimate 89 feature-length films, for its world and documentary programs, listed in full below. For the past few years Sundance import, Tribeca Enterprises chief creative officer Geoff Gilmore, has been more involved in the programming of Tribeca, along with new artistic director Frederick Boyer, director of programming Genna Terranova and programmer Cara. »


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