Furious: A Frenzied Discussion With One of the Most Exhilarating Creators in Tribeca Film Festival

Furious — A Frenzied Discussion With One of the Most Exhilarating Creators in Tribeca Film Festival

“Capitalism is not natural; it’s just brainwashed into us,” Antonino D’Ambrosio, director and producer of Let Fury Have The Hour—a documentary about art as a political statement and creative response—tells me in the foyer of Tribeca’s Cadillac Lounge. “Dialogue is the beginning of change,” Antonino says and turns to his publicist who brings him a vegetarian sandwich. In his first… Read More

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Tribeca Film Festival: The Importance of Being Silent

In part, we owe the Tribeca Film Festival to Al Qaeda. After the 9/11 attacks, Robert De Niro co-founded the festival to raise the spirit and economy of Lower Manhattan. Ten years and five-thousand screenings later, the festival’s Doha Tribeca spin-off is well established in Qatar. Is this De Niro’s way of teaching fanatics a lesson in their own backyard?… Read More