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SPONSORED: Evolution Enrichment Center unlocks kids’ creativity

SPONSORED: Evolution Enrichment Center unlocks kids’ creativity

Fall is fast approaching, and it’s the time of the year to make your final decisions for your child’s after-school program. The options — from swimming to 3D-printing classes to everything in-between — can be intimidating and overwhelming. How are you to make the right choice when time is of the essence? Evolution Enrichment Center […]

Snapped Shots from the Tribeca Film Festival

Snapped Shots from the Tribeca Film Festival

PHOTO ESSAY BY JENNY RUBIN Demetri Martin with co-star Kevin Kline, at the premiere of the Martin-directed “Dean.” TFF signage at the festival hub (Spring St. Studios, 50 Varick St.), where virtual reality programming took place. A crowd gathers outside Chelsea’s SVA Theater. Ingrid Jungermann, Alex Scharfman and Ann Carr (L to R), from the standout […]

Run To, Run From: Egan Takes On TFF

Run To, Run From: Egan Takes On TFF

BY SEAN EGAN | The weather tells me it’s officially spring, which can only mean one thing — it’s time to hole up in a movie theater and take in all the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF; tribecafilm.com) has to offer. Or at least that’s what I gladly did this past weekend, to ensure you needn’t […]

A Rock Rebel Comes of Age in Tunisia

A Rock Rebel Comes of Age in Tunisia

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW: “AS I OPEN MY EYES” BY PUMA PERL | Vivacious, rebellious, 18-year-old Farah (Baya Medhaffer) loves rock and roll, hates convention, and is a member of an underground band — all of which brings about conflict with her mother, who is insistent that she forget about music and go to medical school. […]

Spock Doc Earns an Emotional Response

Spock Doc Earns an Emotional Response

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW: “FOR THE LOVE OF SPOCK” BY MAX BURBANK | I have no memory of ever watching an episode of the original “Star Trek” for the first time. I do remember my dad and I watching it first-run on a black and white TV, when I was four. By the time I was […]

Noble Color Guard Doc Could Use More Shading

Noble Color Guard Doc Could Use More Shading

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW: “CONTEMPORARY COLOR” BY RANIA RICHARDSON | While spinning batons, rifles, sabers or flags in the air, the color guard performs a joyous dance to celebrate school spirit during a football halftime show, to the tune of the high school marching band. Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne stumbled upon the art form […]

Estonian Women are the Makers of ‘Mother’

Estonian Women are the Makers of ‘Mother’

BY RANIA RICHARDSON | A wry whodunit set in a small town in Estonia, “Mother” revolves around the effort to identify who shot a comatose young man, now receiving round-the-clock care from his increasingly resentful mother. As he lies in bed, friends and neighbors visit and unburden themselves with confessions of their private lives. In […]

The Many Levels of ‘High-Rise’

The Many Levels of ‘High-Rise’

TWO TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL REVIEWS: “HIGH RISE” Director: Ben Wheatley | Screenplay: Amy Jump | Runtime: 119 minutes. Wed., Apr. 20, 8:30pm at the SVA Theater (333 W. 23rd St., btw. Eighth & Ninth Aves.). Thurs., Apr. 21, 9:45pm at Regal Cinemas Battery Park (102 North End Ave., at Vesey St.). Fri., Apr. 22, 3pm at Bow Tie Cinemas Chelsea […]

‘Fang’ Digs Its Claws Into Family Dysfunction

‘Fang’ Digs Its Claws Into Family Dysfunction

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW: “THE FAMILY FANG” Director: Jason Bateman | Screenwriter: David Lindsay-Abaire | Runtime: 107 minutes Sat., Apr. 16, 9pm at the John Zuccotti Theater @ BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center (199 Chambers St., btw. Greenwich & West Sts.). Sun., Apr. 17, 9:45pm at Regal Cinemas Battery Park (102 North End Ave., at Vesey St.). Wed., […]

Tribeca Film Fest Ventures Into Virtual Reality

Tribeca Film Fest Ventures Into Virtual Reality

BY CHARLES BATTERSBY | When the Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) began in 2002, video games and interactive entertainment were still struggling to be taken seriously. In recent years, TFF programs like Tribeca Games and Games for Change have done their part to recognize the cultural impact and artistic legitimacy of these forms. This year, the […]

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