Tribeca Film Festival 2012: Foreign Language

Find foreign-language films playing at this year's Tribeca Film Festival, and buy tickets. (Tickets are on sale exclusively to American Express cardmembers from April 10-15.)



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The Abyss of Man's Conscience (ReconoceR)

An abstract summary of the history of violence in Colombia. Screening as part of the Shorts: Journeys Across Cultural Landscapes program.

Beyond the Hill

  • Rated as: 3/5

Not to be confused with Cristian Mungiu's recent Romanian drama 'Beyond the Hills', this Turkish feature sees a rural family reunited for a night at the old farmstead. It's a striking and


  • Rated as: 3/5

Anne (Juliette Binoche), a married middle-class journalist, is writing a hard-hitting exposé on prostitution. (Her outlet is, no joke, the French edition of Elle. Synergy, people!) The

Easter Eggs

Taking place in the ex-Yugoslavia of the 1970s, a mother secretly celebrates Easter at home with her children when their father, an army officer and ingrained communist, discovers his family's

El Gusto

A rhythmic cocktail of European and Arabic traditions, chaabi music was the heart and soul of cosmopolitan Algiers in the 1940s, but the war of independence with France tore apart the peaceful


Family man Marlon Villar is the longtime chauffeur of prominent politician Manuel Chango. While he and his daughter accompany his boss' preteen daughter home, Marlon is ambushed and the wrong girl

The Fourth Dimension

A motivational speaker named Val Kilmer (played by Val Kilmer) delivers a sermon at a roller rink. A Russian scientist builds a time machine in his apartment. Four friends stumble upon an


GABI is a sassy, sexy, and strong Puerto Rican woman, but an unexpected family death forces her to return to her native homeland, confronting a place she thought she had

The Russian Winter

Brooklyn-born John Forté was a Grammy-nominated musician in the Fugees at 21 and a federal prison inmate at 26. When his prison sentence was remarkably commuted in 2008, Forté was given a second

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