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Monday, March 29, 2010


New York, NY [March 18, 2010] – The 2010 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by American Express, the Founding Sponsor of the Festival, today announced its line-up of short films. Of the 2717 short film submissions received this year, the Festival has selected 47, among them Joachim Back’s 2010 Academy Award®-winning film for Best Live Action Short. They will be presented in six thematic programs and among them are 21 world premieres, a record number for the Festival, which includes a short narrative directed and written by Kirsten Dunst. Selections also include films directed by Ken Jacobs, Max Hoffman, John Cromwell and Joshua Bell, and performances by Anthony Hopkins, Harry Dean Stanton, Vincent D'Onofrio, Lukas Haas, Brian Geraghty, David Thewlis, Bobby Cannavale, Mariska Hargitay, Jesse L. Martin, Christopher Meloni, Sam Rockwell and Jesse Eisenberg.

This year’s Festival shorts are a collection of absorbing documentaries and compelling narratives that explore the full spectrum of human experience in new and surprising ways. They come from around the world and around the corner, presenting a wide range of perspectives and styles. Stories range from the everyday to extraordinary circumstances, from family dramas to black comedies, with some twists and captivating characters. Returning TFF directors include Jacobs, Domenica Cameron-Scorsese, Rodney Evans, Mark Street, Jean-Gabriel Periot, Tal Rosner, Bill Morrison, Thomas Hefferon and Sara Zandieh.

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