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Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Come to Daddy”

Eduardo Alfonzo, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Meeting your father after many years of absence is tough to get through, but, for Elijah Wood, there are more challenging events than reuniting with a lost parent. Wood plays Norval, a young man who hasn’t seen his f...

Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile”

Dayra Santana and Chyna Davis

May 17, 2019

You may be familiar with the Ted Bundy trials. The docu-series and movie about this notorious serial killer have made their way to Netflix this past year. More specifically, “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes,” and “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” by Joe Berlinger have been g...

Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Flawless”

Eduardo Alfonzo, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

There are some stories that appeal to certain audiences because of the message that they bring. With that, there are some that tell their message well and some that don’t. While, “Flawless” does have flaws, the film ...

Tribeca Film Festival Presents “For They Know Not What They Do”

Dayra Santana, Features Editor

May 17, 2019

“For They Know Not What They Do” dives headfirst into the devastating effects of the conservative religious right on LGBTQ+ youth and their families. The film acts as a follow-up to filmmaker Daniel Karslake’s 2007 film...

Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Goldie”

Alessia Pisciotta, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

With the red carpet rolled out, the film “Goldie” premiered on the second night of the Tribeca Film Festival. The film follows the story of an 18-year-old girl named Goldie in the Bronx - based on the life of fashio...

Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Lost Bayou”

Eduardo Alfonzo, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Louisiana is home to Mardi Gras, Cajuns, Voodoo, etc. In “Lost Bayou”, Louisiana is also home to an anxious journey of pain and and healing. A woman named Gal, who is trapped in a cycle of addiction, is estranged from her young child. One day, she receives a cryptic, yet troubling call from her father with al...

Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Low Tide”

Eduardo Alfonzo, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

When people think summer time, they usually think of spending time on the beach or going to an amusement park. But in “Low Tide,”  audiences saw that not all things are fun and happy in the summer. “Low Tide” tells the story of three teenagers: Alan, Red and Smitty, who instead havi...

Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Only”

Eduardo Alfonzo, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

Most couples would do anything for each other. In Takashi Doscher’s “Only”, the protagonists are willing to do anything they can to survive as they are forced to run for their lives. Leslie Odom Jr. and Freida Pinto, play the roles of Will and Eva respectively, a couple that is destined to spe...

Tribeca Film Festival Presents “Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men”

Jillian Ortiz, Chief Copy Editor Emeritus

May 17, 2019

“Wu-Tang Clan Ain’t Nuthing Ta F’ Wit.” Perhaps one of the group’s most notable tracks off of their 1993 debut album, “Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).” It’s been nearly 26 years since the original nine-piece pac...

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