The 2011 Tribeca Film Festival
(April 20-May 1) on Monday announced the first 44 feature films of the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival
slate, comprising the World Narrative and Documentary Competition film selections, and one new section: Viewpoints.
In a record year for submissions, the 2011 film slate was chosen from a field of 5,624 entries. Tff 2011 will include feature films from 32 countries, including 43 world premieres, 10 international premieres, 19 North American premieres, seven U.S. Premieres and nine New York premieres.
“It’s our 10th Tribeca Film Festival
, and in our relatively brief existence we have evolved dramatically,” said Tff executive director Nancy Schafer
in a statement. “The festival has become an integral part of the cultural landscape of New York City as well as a globally recognized platform for storytelling.”
A complete list of the films announced Monday follows, with descriptions provided by the festival.
World Narrative Features
Directed by Gaby Dellal
Written by Catherine Trieschmann