NYWIFT co-hosts 14 films at the 2022 Tribeca Festival


New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) has announced that it will officially co-host 14 films by BIPOC women and creators at the 2022 Tribeca Festival. The festival runs June 8-19, 2022, both virtually and live. nobody in New York.

The projects span four categories and speak to the core of NYWIFT’s mission of advocating for inclusion, diversity and equity in the media landscape. Covering topics such as assisted suicide, reproductive rights, space travel, drug addiction, Hollywood exploitation, climate change, immigrant stories, religion, body image, war in Ukraine , women’s equality, etc. media as a vehicle for positive social change.

NYWIFT previously announced that 32 outstanding projects from 34 NYWIFT members have been officially selected for the festival. NYWIFT will co-host six of these films: CNN and HBO Max’s Opioid Crime Documentary American pain (Executive Producer Amy Entelis and Producer Carolyn Hepburn); Parts of the body (Executive Producer Ruth Ann Harnisch), a revealing investigation into the making of Hollywood sex scenes; Endangered (Directors Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady), a sobering look at the erosion of democracy and press freedom; the HBO documentary Katrina Babies (producer Audrey Rosenberg and executive producers Eileen Tavarez and Jess Jacobs), a first-person account of the short- and long-term devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina; land of gold (Co-producer Rose Harwood), in which a first-generation Punjabi truck driver races to help an undocumented Mexican American girl reunite with her family; and My name is Andrea (Executive Producer Ruth Ann Harnisch), a rousing portrait of feminist writer Andrea Dworkin.

The full list of NYWIFT member projects by category includes: Tribeca Online Premieres: A rising fury (Dir. Lesya Kalynska and Ruslan Batytskyi) and Cherry (Dir. Sophie Galibert); American story: Next exit (Dir. Mali Elfman); Flagship documentary: American pain (Dir. Darren Foster), Parts of the body (Dir. Kristy Guevara-Flanagan), Endangered (Dir. Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady), and Fashion reinvented (Dir. Becky Hutner); Documentary competition: Katrina Babies (Directed by Edward Buckles, Jr.), My name is Andrea (Dir. Pratibha Parmar), and bare gardens (Dir. Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan); Perspectives : land of gold (Dir. Nardeep Khurmi), Until the end (dir. Rachel Lears), and You can live forever (Dirs. Sarah Watts and Mark Slutsky); and midnight: family dinner (Dir. Peter Hengl).

Learn more about co-curated films and ticketing information at https://www.nywift.org/event/nywift-at-2022-tribeca-film-festival/.

And learn more about NYWIFT’s 33 member projects at https://www.nywift.org/nywift-at-tribeca-2022/.


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