Post Tagged with: "Tribeca Film Festival"

Actor, filmmaker and producer Attika J. Torrence at his home in Bed-Stuy. (Photo via BK Reader)

On Trayvon Martin, Wakanda, Bed-Stuy and More

African, African American, Black, Brooklyn, Culture April 19, 2018 at 5:11 pm

Filmmaker Attika J. Torrence talks with BK Reader about the Trayvon Martin docu-series he co-produced, and about growing up in Bed-Stuy and Liberia.

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Documentary Searches for Origins of General Tso’s Chicken

East Asian, Featured Posts, Food, Video, Voices' Picks April 23, 2014 at 3:46 pm

“The Search for General Tso” investigates the mysterious origins of a beloved Chinese menu item.

A scene from "Stones in the Sun." (Photo from Woch Nan Soley via Haitian Times)

Haiti Film Captures Voices ‘Left Unheard’

Caribbean, Culture, In the News April 19, 2013 at 3:22 pm

The Haitian Times sits down with Haitian-American filmmaker Patricia Benoit at a recent festival screening of her film, “Stones in the Sun.” The director strives for a complex portrayal of the people of Haiti – starting long before the earthquake.

"Una Noche," playing at the Tribeca Film Festival, won several awards yesterday. (Photo by Trevor Forest and Shlomo Godder)

Photo Finish: Life Imitates Art

Culture, Featured Posts, Immigration April 27, 2012 at 7:00 pm

The two young stars of a movie about Cubans dreaming of fleeing their country to start a new life in Miami made headlines when they fled to Miami, probably to start a new life.

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