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David Kwok Talks Tribeca 2010

15 April 2010 6:17 AM, PDT | IFTN | See recent IFTN news »

The 2010 Tribeca Film Festival runs from 21 April – 2 May in New York city. In the run up to the launch of the 8th instalment of the annual fest Iftn caught up with Tribeca's Director of Programming, David Kwok about scouting for films, globalisation and Ireland's 'robust' film industry. The Tribeca Film Festival was founded following the September 11th attacks in a bid to celebrate New York City as a major filmmaking center and to contribute to the long-term recovery of lower Manhattan. With the 2010 edition of the festival, David Kwok discusses this year's event and the strong Irish presence at the 2010 festival. An unprecedented seven Irish projects – five feature films and two shorts – will screen at Tribeca 2010. The prestigious festival will see the world premieres of both psychological drama, 'Snap', from debut feature director and writer, Carmel Winters (writer, Odd Sock) and road trip feature, 'My Brothers' »

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Seven Irish Projects Selected for Tribeca

23 March 2010 3:18 AM, PDT | IFTN | See recent IFTN news »

Seven Irish projects have been selected to screen at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival. Amongst those selected are 'Cairo Time'; 'The Crush', 'My Brothers'; 'Ondine'; 'The Pool'; 'Snap' and 'Zonad'. The festival will take place this year from April 21st to May 2nd. The prestigious festival will see the world premieres of both 'Snap' from debut feature director and writer, Carmel Winters (writer, Odd Sock) and 'My Brothers' directed by Paul Fraser (Scummy Man) and written by William Collins. Both features will screen alongside ten other films as part of the festival's World Narrative Competition which saw over 5,055 submissions. 'Snap' is a psychological drama about three generations of a family poised to repeat the mistakes of the past whereas 'My Brothers' looks at a road trip undertaken by brothers in a bid to replace their dying father's prized wristwatch. »

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