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The New York Japan Cinefest Reveals 10th Anniversary Program

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The Press Release:
A film festival that introduces Japanese-themed short films, New York Japan CineFest, is having its 10th anniversary this year from November 17th to November 21st online only. Hosted by Mar Creations with the partners, CYBER New York, Japan Information and Culture Center (Embassy of Japan in Washington D.C.), Short Short Film Festival, Sapporo International Short Film Festival, Aichi International Women’s Film Festival, and Kadoma International Film Festival.

We decided to go online for our screening again this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic and we also are celebrating our 10th anniversary with 14 new short films and 6 of the best short films from the past events between 2012 to 2020 out of 120 films. We have films from the Philippines, Canada, Germany, Spain, the United States, and Japan.
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Tribeca Festival Announces 2022 Dates

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The Press Release:
The Tribeca Festival today announced that its 21st edition will take place June 8-19, 2022 in New York City. For two decades the Festival has been a destination for new work from established filmmakers as well as emerging creators. Next June, Tribeca will continue its long tradition of exploring innovations in storytelling across film TV, VR, gaming, podcasts and more.

“We loved kicking off summer 2021 and were so proud to lead the re-opening of New York by bringing film and entertainment to communities in all five boroughs,” said Jane Rosenthal, Tribeca Enterprises and the Tribeca Festival Co-Founder & CEO. “Reflecting on where we are in this particular moment, we believe a combination of an indoor/outdoor festival will be the most exciting way to unite international audiences and our local community in this wonderful city next June.”
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Tribeca Festival 2021: Day Ten Recap

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The Press Release:
The tenth day of the 2021 Tribeca Festival, presented by AT&T, brought together the cast of Fargo in-person for their 25th Anniversary Reunion and featured the red carpet premiere of HBO Max and Warner Bros. Pictures’ highly-anticipated crime drama No Sudden Move. It also included a sneak preview of the upcoming documentary Turning The Table, the debut of Procter & Gamble’s 8:46 films as part of Tribeca’s wide-spanning Juneteenth programming, Tribeca X panels celebrating the intersection of entertainment and marketing for the first in-person gathering, along with leading industry talks and fan-favorite stars.

The Battery hosted the premiere of Tribeca’s 2021 Centerpiece Gala selection, director Steven Soderbergh’s new crime drama No Sudden Move (debuting on HBO Max July 1, 2021). Cast members Don Cheadle, Benicio Del Toro, David Harbour, Ray Liotta, Jon Hamm, Amy Seimetz, Brendan Fraser, Noah Jupe, Julia Fox, Frankie Shaw, and Bill Duke walked the carpet along with Soderbergh, writer Ed Solomon, and producer Casey Silver. For more information about the film click here.
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Tribeca Festival 2021: Day Nine Recap

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The ninth day of the Tribeca Festival, presented by AT&T, featured the jury competition and art award winners, along with standout world premieres, shorts, and documentaries, and the debut of the Queen Collective program.

LFG had its red carpet premiere where director/producer Andrea Nix Fine, director/producer Sean Fine, executive producer Ben Silverman, executive producer Howard Owens, film subject and World Cup champion Megan Rapinoe, producer Abby Greensfelder, CNN Anchor Abby Philips and Marcus Richardson attended the photocall. The groundbreaking documentary follows the story of The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team three months before the 2019 World Cup where they filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation.
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Tribeca Festival 2021: Day Eight Recap

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The Press Release:
Day 8 of Tribeca Festival ended with the iconic punk band Blondie, but not before a full day of engaging talks, a live A.I. music showcase, podcasts, and head-turning premieres. Some of today’s highlights include:

Blondie members Debbie Harry and Clem Burke, director Rob Roth, Tribeca Festival co-founder and CEO Jane Rosenthal, and special guests Fab 5 Freddy, Rebecca Hall, and Morgan Spector walked the red carpet at tonight’s screening of Blondie: Vivir En La Habana. The film documents the legendary rock band’s 2019 performance in Havana, Cuba. After the film, the audience was treated to a spectacular concert, and everyone cheered, danced, and sang along as Blondie performed some of their biggest hits, including, “Rapture,” “Call Me,” “One Way or Another,” and “The Tide is High.” Debbie dedicated the set to director Rob Roth and thanked Tribeca for the wonderful welcome, as the crowd applauded and called for an encore.
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