When we think of the Tribeca Film Festival, we think of Robert De Niro, foreign films and press people running around like maniacs. This year, as night falls on New York and all the fakey freaks cuddle up with their pierced and/or tattoo’d significant others in warm comfy beads, that’s when the monsters will come out to play… Click the images and scroll to find your movie selection and order tickets!
BLACK SHEEP – 87 Minutes – An entrepreneurial farm owner wants to revolutionize the industry with genetically engineered sheep. But when environmental activists try to stop him, they accidentally unleash his baaaad experiment into the world. And this sheep likes blood. In a country where sheep outnumber humans, the last thing you should ever do is piss them off. An IFC First Take Release. Click here to see the Black Sheep trailer!
THE LAST MAN – 101 Minutes – In Beirut, a city where so much blood has been spilled in seemingly interminable political conflicts, the sudden appearance of what appear to be victims of a serial killer isn’t especially alarming. A 40-year-old doctor (Carlos Chahine, in an astonishing performance) develops links to the victims and begins to exhibit strange and disturbing symptoms of his own.
MATRIMONY – 90 Minutes – In 1920’s Shanghai, wealthy Junchu loses his fiancée in a freak accident and is coerced by his mother into marrying Sansan, a near stranger. Soon afterward, Sansan’s body is inhabited by the devious ghost of Junchu’s dead lover, sending her on a downward spiral of madness and murder in this captivating gothic horror. In Mandarin
MULBERRY STREET – 85 Minutes – One sweltering summer day in Manhattan, the streets explode into chaos as a rat-borne virus breaks out. With every bite, city dwellers turn into bloodthirsty, rodent-like creatures that violently attack other residents. Seven recently evicted tenants fight through the night for survival as the city quickly spirals out of control.
THE POUGHKEEPSIE TAPES – 86 Minutes – When hundreds of videotapes showing torture, murder and dismemberment are found in an abandoned house, they reveal a serial killer’s decade-long reign of terror and become the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives have ever seen. Brutal and engrossing, actual footage from these tapes mixed with interviews with FBI profilers and victims’ families begins to expose the many layers to this mystery. Click here to see the Poughkeespie Tapes trailer!
RISE: BLOOD HUNTER – 94 Minutes – Reporter Sadie Blake (Lucy Liu) awakens in a morgue and realizes she is no longer human. Trying to resist the thirst for blood, she vows to hunt down the sect responsible for her situation and kill the vampire that changed her. Chock full of action, this slayer flick is sure to thrill. With Michael Chiklis. A Destination Films/Samuel Goldwyn Release.
UNEARTHED – 94 Minutes – When an archeologist obsessed with the mysterious disappearance of an ancient Native American people uncovers a subterranean lair in the New Mexico desert, a blood-thirsty creature is unleashed on a small town. In the wake of the carnage, the people’s only hopes are a quick-thinking rogue sheriff and the ritual medicine of the lost tribe.
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To see the rest of Tribeca’s impressive schedule of films and to purchase tickets for all of them, be sure to visit the official Tribeca Film Festival site!
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