Golden Bear winner “Black Coal, Thin Ice,” a
“Black Coal,” Diao Yinan’s Mandarin-language film, is a China-set noir about a mysterious set of murders and the defrocked cop who sets out to solve them. The movie, which has just been announced for a China release slot, won the top prize -- the Golden Bear -- at the
Meanwhile, Tribeca will see the world premiere of "Loitering With intent," theater-world crossover Adam Rapp's film about screenwriting and family that stars Tomei and Rockwell.
And "Dior and I," from French director Frédéric Tcheng, examines the House of Christian Dior, offering a rare behind-the-scenes look at one of the world's most renowned fashion brands.
The festival, which is set to announce other batches of titles from its 87-movie slate in the coming weeks, will also showcase a number of American indies, organizers said, including, “Goodbye to All That,” a directorial effort from “Junebug” screenwriter Angus MacLachlan; “X/Y,” Ryan Piers Williams' romantic drama starring Amber Tamblyn and “Fruitvale Station” breakout
Also making a North American premiere on the feature end is "The Kidnapping of Michel Houellebecq," Guillaume Nicloux's French-language movie imagining an alternate-reality take on the acclaimed novelist that stars the writer himself.
World premiering on the documentary side are Jody Lee Lipes' “Ballet 422,” a fly-on-the-wall film about the
"These movies," said artistic director Frederic Boyer, are "variously inspired by individual interests and experience and driven by an intense sensibility of style." He added, "The range of American subcultures and international genres represented here are both eclectic and wide reaching."
Tribeca kicks off April 16 in New York with the world premiere of Nas documentary "Time Is Illmatic."
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