Some of the films shown at New York's Tribeca Film Festival are receiving immediate theatrical release. Here's what to check out.
Once again the Tribeca Film Festival offers a wide array of thought-provoking cinema.
"If you listen carefully, the subtle sounds and nuances of family life can be louder than the more obvious thunder of bombs."
This film is the cinematic equivalent of a child slamming two plastic toy dinosaurs into one another.
LA Opera's current production of Giacomo Puccini's "Madame Butterfly" hits not only a homer, but a grand slam.
"Tango" perpetuates that age-old Hollywood tradition of setting stories in the "exotic" Third World.
What does it mean to be a hero? What can we learn from our heroes? How shall we treat them?
Gerald Horne has made an amazing contribution to African American radical history with a newly published biography.
The film shows how love for life and people can drive a person in a country of over a billion to exercise compassion for his fellow humans.
Noam Chomsky's new film is a clear-eyed, easily accessible outline of how and why American idealism has been sabotaged.