Four Dogwoof films at Tribeca Film Festival 2016

LoveTrue - world premiere

LoveTrue, the latest film from Bombay Beach director Alma Har'el will have its world premiere as part of the World Documentary Competition.

Alma Har’el, director and cinematographer of the 2011 TFF Best Documentary Feature Bombay Beach, returns with LoveTrue, a genre-bending documentary, demystifying the fantasy of true love. From an Alaskan strip club, a Hawaiian island, and the streets of NYC—revelatory stories emerge about a deeper definition of love. Set to a hypnotizing score by Flying Lotus and executive produced by Shia LaBeouf.


Burden - world premiere

Burden is featured in the Spotlight section of the festival which is home for marquee filmmakers, star performers and big issues.

Illustrated with performance, private videos, and recollections from those who knew him, this detailed and innovative documentary looks at the life of the always provocative artist Chris Burden, whose work consistently challenged ideas about the limits and nature of modern art, from his notorious performances in the 1970s to his later assemblages, installations, kinetic and static sculptures, and scientific models.


Life, Animated

Burden is featured in the Spotlight section of the festival which is home for marquee filmmakers, star performers and big issues.

At three years old, a chatty, energetic little boy named Owen Suskind ceased to speak, disappearing into autism with apparently no way out. Almost four years passed and the only stimuli that engaged Owen were Disney films. Then one day, his father donned a puppet—Iago, the wisecracking parrot from Aladdin—and asked “what’s it like to be you?” And poof! Owen replied, with dialogue from the movie.


The Show of Shows - North American premiere

The Show of Shows will have its North American premiere at the festival as one of this year's special screenings taking place at the MoMA.

Benedikt Erlingsson brings us a world of imagination with a compendium of wonderful unseen archival footage of circus performers, cabaret acts, and fairground attractions. The films are set to a haunting electronic score composed by members of Sigur Rós in collaboration with Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson.