NY Daily News: Docs Shine at Tribeca This Year
The 12th annual Tribeca Film Festival wraps up tonight, after a full day’s program of award winners and audience favorites. That gives you one last chance to catch the top titles from this year’s TFF.
Jury members — such as Blythe Danner, Whoopi Goldberg and Evan Rachel Wood — voted on the winners, which include Best Feature “The Rocket,” about a little boy (Best Actor winner Sitthiphon Disamoe) searching for both stability and adventure in rural Laos.
Like “The Rocket,” which also won the narrative Audience Award, the other winners reflect the generally solemn tone of this year’s lineup. Best Actress winner Veerle Baetens, for example, plays the mother of a cancer-stricken child in the wrenching “Broken Circle Breakdown” (which also won Best Screenplay)[…]