Tribeca Film Festival has record number of female directors

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Posted: Mar 02, 2016 2:33 PM
Tribeca Film Festival has record number of female directors

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tribeca Film Festival unveiled the first half of its annual slate of films Wednesday, a record third of which are from female directors including Sophia Takal and Ingrid Jungermann.

The anthology film "Madly," which has segments from Gael Garcia Bernal and Mia Wasikowska, will make its world premiere at the festival, as will the R-rated cartoon comedy showbiz takedown "Nerdland" featuring the voices of Paul Rudd and Patton Oswalt.

Other world premieres at the New York festival include comedian Demetri Martin's directorial debut "Dean," starring Gillian Jacobs and Kevin Kline, and Bill and Turner Ross' concert documentary "Contemporary Color."

Also playing are the Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult drama "Equals" and "High-Rise" starring Tom Hiddleston.

The festival runs April 13-24.

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