"Star Wars Uncut"
"Star Wars Uncut" offered fans the chance to reshoot or redraw George Lucas's classic, one scene at a time, and then assembled the bits into a new version of that galaxy far, far away.
Phil Morrison, director of "Junebug," returns with "Almost Christmas," a buddy comedy starring a pair of Pauls, Rudd and Giamatti.
A French/Irish horror film about a young woman falsely accused and a house whose furniture may not be entirely inanimate, "Dark Touch" opens the festival's Midnight section.
"Flex Is Kings"
A documentary that tackles street dancing in Brooklyn, "Flex Is Kings" is a testament to "the freeing power of art," says Tribeca.
Once upon a time, people thought Lenny Cooke was a better high-school basketball player than LeBron James. But he never made it to the NBA, and the documentary "Lenny Cooke" tells his story.
"Tricked"Paul Verhoeven didn't use crowd-sourcing to fund his thriller "Tricked" -- instead, he used it to write the script, scene by scene.
"Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me"
Elaine Stritch has been a fixture on Broadway and in New York's cafe society for decades, so Tribeca should be just the right place to unveil the portrait "Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me."
"Wadjda" "Wadjda" stands out in a hefty crop of foreign films because Haifaa Al-Mansour's tale of a young girl trying to find the money to buy a bicycle is the first feature shot entirely in Saudi Arabia, and the first feature by a female Saudi filmmaker.
"Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia"
"Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia" is based around intimate interviews with the late writer and savage social critic.
"Lil Bub & Friendz"
Why are cats so popular on the internet? "Lil Bub & Friendz" might offer a few answers, since it's about the feline reputed to be the web's most famous kitty.
"Some Velvet Morning"
Playwright/director Neil LaBute stumbled with his remake of the British horror flick "The Wicker Man," but his new drama "Some Velvet Morning," with Alice Eve and Stanley Tucci, is reportedly a return to form for the man known for his unflinching looks at the battle of the sexes.
"Running From Crazy"
For much of her life, actress Mariel Hemingway has been facing and fighting the history of mental illness and suicide in her family; she'll be on hand at Tribeca with filmmaker Barbara Kopple to discuss Kopple's film about her struggles.
"Stand Clear of the Closing Doors"
While director Sam Fleischner was filming "Stand Clear of the Closing Doors" in Far Rockaway, Queens, Hurricane Sandy struck -- so Fleischner incorporated footage of the real disaster into his film about community.
Michelangelo Frammartino's last film, "Le Quattro Volte," was slow, mesmerizing and almost silent; his new one, "Alberi," is a 28-minute immersion in sights and sounds of the forest, playing in a continuous loop at the Museum of Modern Art PS1's VW Dome in Long Island City.
On the heels of Sacha Gervasi's "Hitchcock" and HBO's "The Girl," here the real thing: Alfred Hitchcock's 1963 classic "The Birds" -- presented outdoors at the World Financial Center Plaza, where real birds will have full access to the Tribeca audience.