A Global Film Competition’ – Variety


Tribeca Enterprises and YouTube have unveiled the programming slate for “We Are One: A Global Film Competition” with greater than 100 movies co-curated by 21 festivals.

With COVID-19 shuttering movie fests worldwide, the net pageant is about to run from Could 29-June 7, 2020, and can be accessible at youtube.com/weareone. The free-to-watch programming, which is not going to embody any advertisements, is to incorporate function movies, shorts, documentaries, music, comedy and panel discussions.

Notable movie shows will embody “Ricky Powell: The Individualist,” a documentary concerning the road photographer that includes interviews with Natasha Lyonne and LL Cool J; the net premiere of “Eeb Allay Ooo!,” a satire about skilled “monkey repellers” and winner of the Mumbai Film Festival’s Golden Gateway Award; and the world premiere of “Iron Hammer,” a documentary function directed by Joan Chen about Chinese language Olympic volleyball star Jenny Lang Ping.

Audiences can have entry to over 50 narrative and documentary shorts together with the world premiere of Japanese narrative quick “Yalta Convention On-line” [working title], created completely for the pageant by director Koji Fukada; the worldwide premiere of the Third Eye Blind documentary quick “Motorbike Drive By,” in addition to the primary quick items made by Dreamworks Animation: “Bilby,” “Marooned” and “Hen Karma”

Episodic programming options the world premiere of “Dropping Alice,” an Israeli female-led neo-noir psychological TV thriller and “And She May Be Subsequent,” a two half documentary collection on the experiences of ladies of colour operating for workplace, together with Stacey Abrams and Rashida Tlaib.

Talks will function Francis Ford Coppola with Steven Soderbergh, Music Kang-ho and Bong Joon Ho, Guillermo del Toro, Jane Campion and Claire Denis. 360 VR alternatives will function Emmy-nominated documentary “Touring Whereas Black” and “Atlas V,” a sci-fi narrative starring Invoice Skarsgard, in addition to further titles with John Legend, Oprah Winfrey and Lupita Nyong’o. Musical performances will embody a 30 minute DJ set by Questlove.

“We’re so excited to share the mixed efforts of our pageant companions and YouTube with the world this week,” stated Tribeca Enterprises and Tribeca Film Competition Co-Founder and CEO Jane Rosenthal. “Collectively, we have been in a position to curate a compelling slate of programming that succinctly displays the refined variations in model that make every pageant so particular. We Are One: A Global Film Competition will supply audiences a possibility to not solely have fun the artwork of movie, however the distinctive qualities that make every story we watch so memorable.”

Competition companions embody Annecy Worldwide Animation Film Competition, Berlin Worldwide Film Competition, BFI London Film Competition, Cannes Film Competition, Guadalajara Worldwide Film Competition, Worldwide Film Competition & Awards Macao, Worldwide Film Competition Rotterdam, Jerusalem Film Competition, Mumbai Film Competition, Karlovy Differ Worldwide Film Competition, Locarno Film Competition, Marrakech Worldwide Film Competition, New York Film Competition, San Sebastian Worldwide Film Competition, Sarajevo Film Competition, Sundance Film Competition, Sydney Film Competition, Tokyo Worldwide Film Competition, Toronto Worldwide Film Competition, Tribeca Film Competition, and Venice Film Competition.

“Cinema will not be solely a collective work, but in addition a shared expertise. In these instances of social distancing, the spirit of cooperation and a way of neighborhood are wanted greater than ever earlier than. Subsequently, we’re completely happy to take part within the We Are One initiative. We want all these great artists that their audiences will have the ability to see their work on the massive display once more quickly,” stated the Berlinale Administrators Mariette Rissenbeek and Carlo Chatrian.

Audiences will have the ability to give donations to the World Well being Group (WHO), UNICEF, UNHCR, Save the Kids,, Docs With out Borders, Leket Israel, GO Basis and Give2Asia and have the ability to donate to COVID-19 reduction efforts by a donate button or hyperlink on each movie web page. The total pageant schedule is on the market at http://www.weareoneglobalfestival.com.


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