It’s that time of the year again, POPPERS! The 2017 Tribeca Film Festival is in town and a lot of great films will be available to watch at Cinepolis Chelsea! Here are a few we think that you should check out:
Super Dark Times
Directed by Kevin Phillips, this film tells the story of two best friends, Josh & Zach who one day decide to take Josh’s older brothers samurai sword to play with at the local park. That afternoon spirals out of control with Zach feeling guilty and Josh showing signs of off-balance behavior. Learn more and purchase tickets here.
The Death & Life of Marsha P. Johnson
David France’s documentary focuses on “street queen” Marsha P. Johnson, a fixture in NYC’s gay ghetto, who along with fellow trans activist, Sylvia Rivera, founded STAR(Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries) in Greenwich Village. In 1992, Marsha was found floating in the Hudson River, her death ruled as a suicide. The movie seeks to celebrate her life and achievements, while also trying to solve the mystery of her death. Learn more and get tickets here.
The Reagan Show
This documentary uses archival footage to take a look at how Ronald Reagan became president at the height is his Hollywood career. Learn more here.
House of Z
House of Z follows fashion designer Zac Posen from the beginning of his career until now. This documentary shows how he gained success quickly, hit a few slumps, and where he’s at now. Learn more here.
My Friend Dahmer
My Friend Dahmer tells the story of Jeffrey Dahmer before he became a serial killer. He was a teenage loner who conducted grisly experiments in a makeshift backyard lab. He was invisible to most until his weird behavior attracted some friends. Check it out here.
Click here to see a schedule of all movies playing during the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival.