Exec Produced by Shia LaBeouf Original Score by Flying Lotus
WEDNESDAY 11 MAY - 11:30 AM - PALAIS D
SATURDAY 14 MAY - 09:30 AM - PALAIS D
Alma Har’el, director and cinematographer of the 2011 TFF Best Documentary Feature Bombay Beach, returns with LoveTrue, a genre-bending documentary, demystifying the fantasy of true love. Read more...
"This powerful, idiosyncratic film leaves us pondering some of the complexities that many romantic storytellers blithely ignore." -The Hollywood Reporter
"Har’el saturated sensory technique is a seduction" - Variety
Winner of Sundance Directing Award
Winner of Full Frame Audience Award
SATURDAY 14 MAY - 11:30 AM - PALAIS B
TUESDAY 17 MAY - 09:30 AM - GRAY 2
Life, Animated tells the remarkable story of how Owen Suskind, a buy diagnosed with Autism, found in Disney animation a pathway to language and a framework for making sense of the world. Read more...
★★★★★ "Incredibly moving" - The Guardian
"If you believe in magic, Life, Animated is the potion for you" - The Hollywood Reporter
(The Devil and Daniel Johnston, Sundance Directing Award 2015)
SUNDAY 15 MAY - 12:00 PM - PALAIS C
New York magazine’s October 2005 issue sent shockwaves through the literary world when it unmasked wunderkind JT LeRoy, who captivated icons and luminaries internationally. It turned out LeRoy didn’t exist. He was dreamed up by 40-year-old punk rocker and phone sex operator, Laura Albert. Read more...
"Slickly crafted documentary" - Variety
"An engagingly presented doc" - The Hollywood Reporter
FRIDAY 13 MAY - 11:30 AM - PALAIS F
The late Chris Burden was known for works of extreme physical danger such as having himself shot. This is the fascinating story of a remarkable artist who consistently challenged ideas about the limits and nature of modern art.Visually stunning, provocative and touching, BURDEN was one of the best reviewed documentaries at Tribeca 2016. Read more...
★★★★ "Compelling...gets us into his head" -The Guardian
"A must-see for followers of performance art and an eye-opener for others." - The Hollywood Reporter
FRIDAY 13 MAY - 9:30 AM - PALAIS D
An art world upstart, provocative and elusive artist Maurizio Cattelan made his career on playful and subversive works that send up the artistic establishment, until a retrospective at the Guggenheim in 2011 finally solidified his place in the contemporary art canon. Axelrod's equally playful profile leaves no stone unturned in trying to figure out: who is Maurizio Cattelan?
The art world's most celebrated prankster has his way with the big screen. - The Hollywood Reporter
Winner of Sundance Grand Jury Prize
THURSDAY 12 MAY - 12:00 PM - PALAIS C
Many politicians have seen their careers careen off the tracks, but few instances have been captured so completely on film as the incisive and painfully funny Weiner.
'The gift that keeps on giving.' ★★★★★ - The Guardian
'The best documentary about a political campaign ever made' Grade: A - Indiewire
WEDNESDAY 11 MAY - 9:30 AM - PALAIS H
This film follows actor Kate Lyn Sheil preparing to play the role of Christine Chubbuck, a Florida television host who committed suicide on air in 1974.
'Ingenious' - Variety
'A Fascinating pursuit of understanding the unknowable' ★★★★ - The Guardian
THURSDAY 12 MAY - 10:00 AM - PALAIS C
A feature documentary on the life and work of filmmaker, Richard Linklater. This is an unusual look at a fiercely independent style of filmmaking that arose from Austin, Texas in the 80s/90's and how Linklater's films sparked a low budget movement in the US and around the world.
'The doc Linklater's one-of-a-kind career deserves' - The Hollywood Resporter
By Invitation Only
Versus is a funny, provocative and revealing account of the life and career of one of Britain’s foremost filmmakers, Ken Loach, as he turns eighty and looks back at over fifty years of filmmaking.