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So it's time for indie films to shine as the twelfth annual TriBeCa film festival kicks off April 17.
Starting with the documentary mistaken -- strangers.
About indie rockers the national.
There are all -- 6000 submissions at a wide variety of documentaries.
Features even video games will make their debuted.
Stars on the screens once again greens on the lesser known talents you able blisters.
Asked them to do this game.
I'm the music.
The festival was created after 9/11 to help revitalize downtown Manhattan.
And has so far brought in over 700 million dollars for New York C.
Founders Robert -- Jane Rosenthal are proud of how much the event has grown.
We have a lie.
In -- in new media.
A lot of different types those stories that will be showcasing.
One is called story skates that we're doing with Bombay sapphire you'll be able to see it online as well and those are just.
Short form stories emerging creators and and technology together.
They also use online resource is to reach a wider audience.
We need to use a lot of social media to target our audience but I think when you start to look at the festival.
We had -- which that was nominated for an Academy Awards last year we had actually three of our shorts including one not one.
-- nominated for our Academy Awards.
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Films were picked up on the festival so it's really becoming.
Robust market and that's something that filmmakers want to.
-- agrees the goal is to help filmmakers get their movies seen.
So from the air festival to Sundance he doesn't -- it as -- competition.
Actually there's some films you know and you're gonna want personally say that they couldn't sort of another dissident does that but I always feel.
That everybody works together -- Got a certain amount of fame he would get here's filmmakers have to offer as the festival continues through April 20.
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