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Franny, Meadowland, Applesauce & Come Down Molly Selected for TriBeCa 2015

Andrew Renzi‘s directorial debut about a third wheel starring Richard Gere, Dakota Fanning and Theo James, Reed Morano‘s relationship testing drama featuring Olivia Wilde and Luke Wilson, Onur Tukel‘s secret unleashed on the airwaves and Gregory Kohn‘s hallucinatory tale with Eléonore Hendricks topling are part of the American independent offerings at the 14th Tribeca Film Festival. Renzi’s Franny and Morano’s Meadowland will be competing in the dozen selected in the World Narrative Competition while Tukel’s Applesauce and Kohn’s Come Down Molly are among the in the Viewpoints sidebar. Here are the selected titles below sans synopsis.


World Narrative Feature Competition (12)
The Adderall Diaries, directed and written by Pamela Romanowsky. (USA) – World Premiere.
Bridgend, directed by Jeppe Rønde, co-written by Jeppe Rønde, Torben Bech, and Peter Asmussen. (Denmark) – North American Premiere.
Dixieland, directed and written by Hank Bedford. (USA) – World Premiere
Franny, directed and written by Andrew Renzi. (USA) – World Premiere.
Meadowland, directed by Reed Morano, written by Chris Rossi. (USA) – World Premiere.
Men Go to Battle, directed and written by Zachary Treitz, co-written by Kate Lyn Sheil. (USA) – World Premiere.
Necktie Youth, directed and written by Sibs Shongwe-La Mer. (Netherlands, South Africa) – North American Premiere.
The Survivalist, directed and written by Stephen Fingleton. (Northern Ireland, UK) – World Premiere.
Sworn Virgin (Vergine Giurata), directed and written by Laura Bispuri, co-written by Francesca Manieri. (Albania, Germany, Italy, Kosovo, Switzerland) – North American Premiere.
Viaje, directed and written by Paz Fábrega. (Costa Rica) – World Premiere.
Virgin Mountain, directed and written by Dagur Kári. (Iceland, Denmark) – North American Premiere.
Wednesday 04:45 (Tetarti 04:45), directed and written by Alexis Alexiou. (Germany, Greece, Israel) – World Premiere.

World Documentary Feature Competition (12)
Autism in Love, directed by Matt Fuller. (USA) – World Premiere.
The Birth of Saké, directed by Erik Shirai. (USA) – World Premiere.
Democrats, directed and written by Camilla Nielsson. (Denmark). – North American Premiere.
Havana Motor Club, directed and written by Bent-Jorgen Perlmutt. (Cuba, USA) – World Premiere.
In My Father’s House, directed by Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg, co-written by Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg, and Pax Wassermann. (USA) – World Premiere.
In Transit, co-directed by Albert Maysles, Nelson Walker, Lynn True, David Usui, and Ben Wu. (USA) – World Premiere.
Indian Point, directed and written by Ivy Meeropol. (USA) – World Premiere.
Palio, directed by Cosima Spender, written by John Hunt. (UK, Italy) – World Premiere.
Song of Lahore, directed by Andy Schocken and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. (USA, Pakistan) – World Premiere.
Thank You for Playing, co-directed and co-written by David Osit and Malika Zouhali-Worrall. (USA) – World Premiere.
Tom Swift and His Electric Rifle, directed and written by Nick Berardini. (USA) – World Premiere.
Very Semi-Serious, directed by Leah Wolchok. (USA) – World Premiere.

Viewpoints (27)
All Eyes and Ears, directed and written by Vanessa Hope. (China, USA) – New York Premiere. Documentary.
Applesauce, directed and written by Onur Tukel. (USA) – World Premiere, Narrative.
Bad Hurt, directed and written by Mark Kemble, co-written by Jamieson Stern. (USA) – World Premiere, Narrative.
Bare, directed and written by Natalia Leite. (USA) – World Premiere, Narrative
Being 14 (À 14 ans), directed and written by Hélène Zimmer. (France). – International Premiere, Narrative.
Come Down Molly, directed and written by Gregory Kohn. (USA) – World Premiere, Narrative.
A Courtship, directed by Amy Kohn. (USA) – World Premiere, Documentary.
Crocodile Gennadiy, directed and written by Steve Hoover. (USA)– World Premiere, Documentary.
Cronies, directed and written by Michael Larnell. (USA) – New York Premiere, Narrative.
dream/killer, directed by Andrew Jenks. (USA) – World Premiere, Documentary.
El Cinco (El 5 de Talleres), directed and written by Adrián Biniez. (Argentina) – North American Premiere, Narrative.
GORED, directed and written by Ido Mizrahy, co-written by Geoffrey Gray. (USA) – World Premiere, Documentary.
Jackrabbit, directed and written by Carleton Ranney, co-written by Destin Douglas. (USA) – World Premiere, Narrative.
King Jack, directed and written by Felix Thompson. (USA) – World Premiere, Narrative.
Lucifer, directed and written by Gust Van den Berghe. (Belgium, Mexico) – United States Premiere, Narrative.
Orion: The Man Who Would Be King, directed and written by Jeanie Finlay. (UK) – World Premiere, Documentary.
Shut Up and Drive, directed and written by Melanie Shaw. (USA) – World Premiere, Narrative.
Slow Learners, co-directed by Sheena Joyce and Don Argott, written by Matt Serword. (USA) – World Premiere, Narrative.
Stranded in Canton (Nakangami na Guangzhou), directed by Måns Månsson, co-written by Måns Månsson, Li Hongqi, and George Cragg. (Sweden, Denmark, China)– North American Premiere, Narrative.
Sunrise (Arunoday), directed and written by Partho Sen-Gupta. (India, France) – North American Premiere, Narrative.
Tenured, directed and written by Christopher Modoono, co-written by Gil Zabarsky. (USA) – World Premiere, Narrative.
(T)ERROR, directed by Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe. (USA) – New York Premiere, Documentary.
Toto and His Sisters (Toto Si Surorile Lui), directed and written by Alexander Nanau. (Romania) – North American Premiere, Documentary.
TransFatty Lives, directed by Patrick O’Brien, co-written by Patrick O’Brien, Scott Crowningshield, Lasse Jarvi, Doug Pray. (USA) – World Premiere, Documentary.
Uncertain, co-directed and co-written by Ewan McNicol and Anna Sandilands. (USA) – World Premiere, Documentary.
We Are Young. (Wir Sind Jung. Wir Sind Stark.), directed by Burhan Qurbani, co-written by Martin Behnke and Burhan Qurbani. (Germany) – North American Premiere, Narrative.
The Wolfpack, directed by Crystal Moselle. (USA) – New York Premiere, Documentary.

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Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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