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In just a little bit but first the TriBeCa film festival is going on right here in New York City this is a film festival.
That if I'm not wrong -- Was begun in the aftermath after 9/11.
The World Trade Center bombing it's take taking place the towers falling.
It right near the neighborhood in New York City called TriBeCa.
And a film festival grew from that tragedy and has become really want to be.
Top film festivals.
In the entire country and it's going on right now and it runs it through.
The 28 of this month.
-- a mono is a programmer for the film festival that means she picks the movies.
That are that are being shown she joins us live here in our studio is nice to see Kara thanks very much for coming in defending so how the first look at this a little bit of history for folks maybe not.
As familiar with TriBeCa they're not here in New York City but -- watch -- someplace else.
Talk to us about the film festival and it's it's amazing growth.
Over the last decade or so.
Yes I was so young festival we started twelve years ago as you mentioned after 9/11 as a way to.
Revitalize the downtown neighborhood and -- remains really -- in the community in about supporting the community of lower Manhattan and the meaning of filmmakers in new York and Sterns V.
A very influential.
Festivals internationally and around the country and we're just happy to be sort of artifacts from -- And Robert De Niro is really one of the driving forces behind the festival right yes -- -- co-founder -- risen well that's great OK so there's a new section in the festival this year that I know you're all very excited about called story skates.
This is a section -- focusing on trans media story telling what's that about well.
That typically try to -- -- sort of ahead of the trends and and looking at how people -- telling stories these days whether it's film more in our.
Kind of whenever.
-- -- -- And three states is really embracing that and looking at -- media interactive storytelling and we've selected five projects that sort of -- -- on the screens and incorporate the viewer.
And -- living in the space on their street and I'll be there for the weekend so we encourage -- free and -- the public to come -- and and check this out and contract with them.
-- talked to us about some of the other films that are that are that you've chosen and selected for this.
Don't -- someone was looking for a movie go to go out and see what kind of -- kind of recommendations -- you have.
Absolutely I -- always hope that people can have stepped outside of their comfort zone and and see something a little a little different.
We have lots of big names of the festivals so you can come see Kate Hudson and and Julianne Moore.
And markets received the all presenting -- movies just fantastic but we also hope that people kind of embrace a documentary.
Maybe we have a film called -- hearings that's about a fisherman in the Netherlands.
We have an amazing Japanese film called -- that that's about Fukushima.
And maybe some of the -- movies which are a little sort of on the scary side we have some confidence and -- that's like being inside on the house.
A really scary film called tax cuts from France and and Ireland so I hope that people kind of look for something maybe a little bit outside of what they would normally see.
What's your track record carry as far as picking movies that wind up getting commercial distributors and and -- -- make their way to.
You know sort of Cineplex is movie houses around the country.
I guess very strong I mean last year 37 out of sixty films that were available for sale were sold in -- ultimately that's tradition including.
War which which was nominated for -- Oscar for best foreign language Thalmann and was our winner last year and and we had to shorts nominated for Oscars as well.
It's pretty good track record.
There's a website if you'd like more information about the TriBeCa film festival whether you're in New York City or not or maybe you're coming to visit as I said it.
Runs through the 28 of April so you've gotten a little while left.
TriBeCa film festival dot org and Carrick whose Amano is programmer for the film festival -- -- -- -- Karrie thanks so.
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