Tribecca Film Festival: Here are 10 films with intriguing titles from the diverse lineup

Published: 19th April 2018 08:06 PM  |   Last Updated: 19th April 2018 08:14 PM  

Ghostbox Cowboy: What happens when a Texan businessman lands in China's Silicon Valley? This film by John Maringouin describes the character's (Jimmy Van Horn played by David Zellner) experience in Shenzhen, a city which was once a simple fishing village. (Photo | Tribecca official website)
Island of the Hungry Ghosts: This film by Gabrielle Brady is about a trauma therapist who works with refugees who have been detained at Christmas Island - An external territory of Australia. (Photo | IMDB)
Mapplethorpe: This is a biopic about Robert Mapplethorpe, a photograoher known for his controversial, black and white portraits. Actor Matt Smith shows the rise and fall of the artiste. (Photo | IMDB)
Phantom Cowboys: Directed by Daniel Patrick Carbone, this film follows the teenage lives of Larry, Nick, and Tyler who grow up in three different states in the US. It is about their passions and the community that brought them up. (Photo | Tribecca official website)
Satan and Adam: This documentary by Scott Balcerek shows the journey of the blues artistes Sterling 'Mister Satan' Magee and Adam Gussow, from the Harlem streets to bigger stages. The duo is known for fusing blues music with elements of soul and rap in the ealry 1990s. (Photo | IMDB)
Smuggling Hendrix: When Cypriot musician Yiannis plans to leave abroad, his dog runs off to the other side of the conflicted border between Cyprus and Turkey. This is a debut by Marios Piperides. (Photo | Tribecca official website)
Song of Back and Neck: Paul lieberstein of the 'Office' fame writes, directs and stars in this film about a lawyer who suffers from severe neck and back pain, and work pressure. He discovers the road to healing when he meets a woman. (Photo | Tribecca official website)
State Like Sleep: Katherine Waterston opens a club after returning to Brussels after her husband's death. She finds a new future with the mysterious company she meets in the club. This feature is a debut by Meredith Danluck. (Photo | Tribecca official website)
Sunday's Illness: This Spanish film by Ramon Salazar is about Anabel, who meets her daughter after 35 years. Tribecca's official website describes the movie as 'an eerily dreamlike, undeniably beautiful meditation on an unconventional maternal bond.' (Photo | IMDB)
The Night Eats the World: A depressed Sam falls asleep at a party and when he wakes up, nothing is the same. An adaptation of a Pit Agarmen's novel, it has elements of loneliness, survival and ... zombies. (Photo | IMDB)
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