Since our previous post on the Tribeca Film Festival, there have been some notable developments. The festival is now less than a month away, and all of the films have been selected and scheduled. As the clock continues to wind down, we want to talk about as many of the exciting movies coming up as we possibly can. After sharing our excitement for the World Narrative Competition in . The Duane Street Hotel Tribeca Film Festival Guide Part One focused on the World Narrative Competition, so this time around, we are going to share the documentaries we are most excited to see at this year’s festival.
All Work All Play
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The evolution of competitive gaming has been widely followed over the past few years. Pieces by major publications like the New York Times and Vice have exposed this surprisingly popular subculture, where voyeurs watch professionals play videogames, and the stars of this otherworldly obsession. The upcoming documentary All Work All Play will take a feature-length exploration of this new fad and draw viewers in from the outside.All Work All Play Directed By: Patrick Creadon Runtime: 85 Minutes
Among the Believers
Fear and confusion are the weapons with which jihadists terrorize the world, and we are all too familiar with the tales of child soldiers in the Middle East who are schooled from a very young age with propaganda and violent ideals. Few of us, however, have actually peered inside this twisted system. Among the Believers is poised to be a groundbreaking documentary, as cameras and journalists venture deep into the Red Mosque—Pakistan’s most notorious jihadi training school—to unveil the beliefs that govern this troubling world.Among the Believers
Directed By: Hermal Trivedi and Mohammed Ali Naqvi
Runtime: 84 Minutes
Autism in Love
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For those of us living without Autism, it may seem impossible to genuinely relate to the individuals coping with the condition’s challenges. In a progressive and out-of-the-box approach, director Matt Fuller takes a personal and open-minded look Autistic adults seeking romance. This film seeks to bridge gaps by exposing the heartache and compassion inherent in the struggle to find love and acceptance: with our without Autism.Autism in Love
Directed By: Matt Fuller
Runtime: 75 Minutes
Like most of the other selections for the Tribeca Film Festival, Autism in Love promises to be an exhibition of creativity, bravery, and supreme ambition.