Tribeca unveils world narrative and documentary entries

Short Film News (SFN)- The 2010 Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) to Present 85 Feature-Length and 47 Short Film Selections from April 21 – May 2, 2010.

The 34 titles include 24 World Narrative and Documentary Competition films, as well as out-of-competition feature film selections in the Showcase and Special Events sections.

TFF films screen in nine sections: World Narrative Competition, World Documentary Competition, Cinemania, Discovery, Encounters, Spotlight, Showcase, Galas and Special Events. The remaining feature film line-up will be announced on March 15, 2010, with the exception of galas, which will be announced in the coming weeks.

The 2010 film selection encompasses feature films from 38 different countries, including 45 World Premieres, 7 International Premieres, 14 North American Premieres, 6 U.S. Premieres and 12 New York Premieres, among which are 7 titles which are part of the fourth annual Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival. 96 directors will be presenting feature works at the Festival, with 38 of these filmmakers presenting their feature directorial debuts and 18 presenting their second feature film. Twenty of the 96 directors are returning TFF filmmakers.
 
This year, 12 narrative and 12 documentary features will compete for combined unrestricted cash prizes amounting to $100,000, including prizes totaling $50,000 from American Express for the Best New Narrative and Documentary Filmmakers.

The complete list of films selected for the World Narrative Feature and World Documentary Competition is available at festival's website: www.tribecafilm.com

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