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    Ten GreenSlate Client Projects Selected for 2018 Tribeca Film Festival

    This year, ten GreenSlate client projects were selected for the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, which will take place 
    April 18-29, 2018, in New York City. 

    These feature films were selected from more than 8,789 total submissions. The 2018 feature film program includes 96 films from 103 filmmakers, with 46 first-time filmmakers and 18 directors returning to the festival with their latest feature film projects.

    U.S. Narrative Competition – Extraordinary Work from Breakout Independent Voices

    • Mapplethorpe. Directed and written by Ondi Timoner. Produced by Eliza Dushku, Nathaniel Dushku, Richard J. Bosner, and Ondi Timoner. – In the late 1960s, art-school dropout Robert Mapplethorpe moves into the Chelsea Hotel with dreams of stardom. He quickly becomes the enfant terrible of the photography world as the downtown counterculture of 1970s New York reaches its zenith. With Matt Smith, Marianne Rendón, John Benjamin Hickey, Brandon Sklenar, McKinley Belcher III, and Mark Moses. World Premiere.
    • O.G. Directed by Madeleine Sackler, written by Stephen Belber. Produced by Madeleine Sackler and Boyd Holbrook. – An inmate entering the final weeks of a twenty-plus-year sentence must navigate between old loyalties and a new protégé, while he also grapples with the looming uncertainty of his return to life outside bars. With Jeffrey Wright, William Fichtner, Theothus Carter, Mare Winningham, Boyd Holbrook, and David Patrick Kelly. World Premiere.

    Spotlight Narrative – New Premieres from Marquee Directors & Star Performers

    • All These Small Moments/U.S.A. Directed and written by Melissa Miller Costanzo. Produced by Lauren Avinoam, Jed Mellick, and Katie Leary. – Howie Sheffield is at a turning point. As he watches his parents’ relationship crumbling, he becomes infatuated with Odessa, a woman he sees each day on the bus ride to school. With Brendan Meyer, Jemima Kirke, Molly Ringwald, Brian d’Arcy James, Sam McCarthy, and Harley Quinn Smith. World Premiere.
    • Blue Night/U.S.A. Directed by Fabien Constant, written by Laura Eason. Produced by Andrea Iervolino, Monika Bacardi, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Alison Benson. – A devastating diagnosis sends a famous singer reeling through the streets of New York City in this French New Wave-inspired drama. With Sarah Jessica Parker, Simon Baker, Jacqueline Bisset, Common, Taylor Kinney, Renée Zellweger, and Waleed Zuaiter. World Premiere.
    • Egg/U.S.A. Directed by Marianna Palka, written by Risa Mickenberg. Produced by Michele Ganeless, Alysia Reiner, and David Alan Basche. – In provocateur Marianna Palka’s sharp and unflinching satire, two couples and a surrogate lay bare the complications, contradictions, heartbreak, and absurdities implicit in how we think about motherhood. With Christina Hendricks, Anna Camp, Alysia Reiner, David Alan Basche, and Gbenga AkinnagbeWorld Premiere.
    • Jonathan/U.S.A. Directed by Bill Oliver, written by Peter Nickowitz, Bill Oliver, and Gregory Davis. Produced by Randy Manis and Ricky Tollman. – Jonathan is a young man with a strange condition that only his brother understands.  But when he begins to yearn for a different life, their unique bond becomes increasingly tested in this twisty sci-fi drama. With Ansel Elgort, Suki Waterhouse, and Patricia Clarkson. World Premiere.
    • The Seagull/U.S.A. Directed by Michael Mayer, written by Stephen Karam. Produced by Jay Franke, David Herro, Robert Salerno, Tom Hulce, and Leslie Urdang. – A sumptuous adaptation of the classic Chekhov play transports the audience to a picturesque lakeside estate, where a love triangle unfolds between the legendary diva Irina, her lover Boris, and the ingénue Nina. With Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan, Corey Stoll, Elisabeth Moss, Mare Winningham, Jon Tenney, Glenn Fleshler, Michael Zegen, Billy Howle, and Brian Dennehy. A Sony Pictures Classic release. World Premiere.

    Viewpoints – Bold Original Visions & Innovative Points of View

    • We the Animals/U.S.A. Directed by Jeremiah Zagar, written by Dan Kitrosser. Produced by Jeremy Yaches, Christina D. King, Andrew Goldman, and Paul Mezey. – This lyrical coming-of-age tale, based on the acclaimed novel, weaves magic realism into an exquisite portrait of three brothers, their troubled parents, and the secret that the youngest of them holds. With Raul Castillo, Sheila Vand, Evan Rosado, Isaiah Kristian, and Josiah Gabriel. A release from The Orchard. New York Premiere, Feature Narrative.

    Special Screenings – One-of-a-Kind Cinematic Experiences, Performances, and Conversations

    • Nigerian Prince/U.S.A., Nigeria. Directed by Faraday Okoro, written by Faraday Okoro and Andrew Long. Produced by Oscar Hernandez, Bose Oshin, and Faraday Okoro. – A troubled American teenager, sent away to his mother’s native Nigeria, finds himself entangled in a dangerous web of scams and corruption with a con-artist cousin as his guide. With Antonio J. Bell, Chinaza Uche, Tina Mba, Bimbo Manuel, Toyin Oshinaike, and Craig Stott. World Premiere, Feature Narrative.
    • To Dust/U.S.A. Directed by Shawn Snyder, written by Shawn Snyder and Jason Duran. Produced by Emily Mortimer, Alessandro Nivola, Ron Perlman, Josh Crook, and Scott Lochmus. – Traumatized by the death of his wife, a Hasidic cantor obsesses over how her body will decay. He seeks answers from a local biology professor in this unlikeliest of buddy comedies. With Geza Rohrig and Matthew Broderick. World Premiere, Feature Narrative.

    For more lineup announcements, including Documentary Competition, International Narrative Competition, and the Shorts Program, visit 

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