So basically, The Tribeca Film Festival is NOT a closed off, exclusive event that I thought it was. In my experience, it was an extra-ordinary movie event (catered by people wearing Tribeca Film press passes) where international films such as “Rat King” and “Head Shot” can be viewed in movie theaters across the TriBeCa region for a period of time.
What makes the festival so intriguing is that you get to watch the movie WITH the director, reporters, and other important people in the movie industry! There’s something about being the first few people to watch a film, and being in the presence of the film makers, that sparks my creative juices!
Danielle and I were geeking out during the question and answer portion after the movie, and I just had to say something to Finnish director Petri Kotwica ^-^
Unfortunately, due to poor planning (which was the reason for the low $40 budget), we only saw two movies. BUT we plan to plan ahead, and get fancy when the film festival rolls around next Spring ^-^
Movie Tip: If you like film noir, video games & foreign films check out “Rat King.” If you like action, crime, drug films with a twist, take a gander at “Head Shot”