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Tribeca’s line-up includes 2 films awarded by EWA Network

Alexia Muiños Ruiz
Alexia Muiños Ruiz

Flesh Out by Occhipinti and Leftover Women by Medalia at Tribeca

The Tribeca Film Festival has revealed its full slate for 2019, including two films which EWA Network proudly awarded in their development.

The 18th edition of the festival, which runs from April 24 to May 5, will screen 103 films including world premieres, Berlinale gems, music-focused docs and Sheryl Crow performing live after the premiere.

The 2019 festival was programmed from more than 9,295 total submissions and no less than the half of the films selected in the three competitive sections are directed by women.

Flesh Out by EWA member Michela Occhipinti will compete in the international Narrative competition. The film received the EWA Network Best Female Director Award at WEMW in Trieste in 2017  and earlier this year it premiered in the Berlinale

Flesh Out


Leftover Women, directed, written, and produced by ShoshShlam and HillaMedalia,  which received EWA and DOK Leipzig Development Award in 2016.


Festival director Cara Cusumano said that every festival is shaped by and reflective of its community, and they are fortunate that their hometown just happens to be the most diverse city on Earth.


Aamis – directed and written by Bhaskar Hazarika. Produced by Poonam Deol, Shyam Bora. (India)
Flawless (Haneshef), directed and written by Sharon Maymon, Tal Granit. Produced by Osnat Handelsman Keren, Talia Kleinhendler, Moshe Edery, Leon Edery, Thanassis Karathanos, Martin Hampel. (Israel, Germany)
Flesh Out, directed by Michela Occhipinti, written by Michela Occhipinti, Simona Coppini. Produced by Marta Donzelli, Gregorio Paonessa. (Italy)

The Gasoline Thieves (Huachicolero), directed by Edgar Nito, written by Alfredo Mendoza, Edgar Nito. Produced by Victor Leycegui, Annick Mahnert, Joshua Sobel. (Mexico, Spain, UK, USA)
House of Hummingbird (Beol-sae), directed and written by Bora Kim. Produced by Zoe Sua Cho, Bora Kim. (South Korea, USA)
Noah Land (Nuh Tepesi), directed and written by Cenk Erturk. Produced by Alp Erturk, Sevki Tuna Erturk, Cenk Erturk. (Germany, Turkey, USA)
A Regular Woman (Nur Eine Frau), directed by Sherry Hormann, written by Florian Oeller. Produced by Sandra Maischberger. (Germany)
Roads, directed by Sebastian Schipper, written by Sebastian Schipper, Oliver Ziegenbalg. Produced by David Keitsch. (Germany)
Run, directed and written by Scott Graham. Produced by Margaret Matheson, Ciara Barry, Rosie Crerar. (UK)
White As Snow (Blanche Comme Neige), directed by Anne Fontaine, written by Anne Fontaine, Pascal Bonitzer. Produced by Eric Altmayer, Nicolas Altmayer, Philippe Carcassonne. (France


17 Blocks. Directed by Davy Rothbart, written by Jennifer Tiexiera. Produced by Alex Turtletaub, Michael B. Clark, Marc Turtletaub, Rachel Dengiz, Davy Rothbart. (USA)
Dog Doc, directed by Cindy Meehl. Produced by Alice Henty, Cindy Meehl. (USA)
For They Know Not What They Do, directed by Daniel Karslake, written by Nancy Kennedy, Daniel Karslake. Produced by Daniel Karslake, Sheri Heitker, Barbara Simon. (USA)
Leftover Women, directed, written, and produced by ShoshShlam, HillaMedalia. (Israel)

Mystify: Michael Hutchence, directed and written by Richard Lowenstein. Produced by Maya Gnyp, John Battsek, Sue Murray, Mark Fennessy, Richard Lowenstein, Lynn-Maree Milburn, Andrew de Groot. (Australia)
Our Time Machine, directed by Yang Sun, S. Leo Chiang, written by S. Leo Chiang, Bob Lee. Produced by S. Leo Chiang, Yang Sun. (China)
Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project, directed by Matt Wolf. Produced by Kyle Martin, Andrew Kortschak, Walter Kortschak. (USA)
Rewind, directed by Sasha Joseph Neulinger. Produced by Thomas Winston. (USA)
Scheme Birds, directed and written by Ellen Fiske, EllinorHallin. Produced by Mario Adamson, Ruth Reid. (Scotland, Sweden)
Seahorse, directed and written by Jeanie Finlay. Produced by Andrea Cornwell, Jeanie Finlay. (UK)
Watson, directed by Lesley Chilcott. Produced by Louise Runge, Lesley Chilcott, Wolfgang Knöpfler. (USA, Costa Rica, Tonga)
A Woman’s Work: The NFL’s Cheerleader Problem, directed by Yu Gu, written by Elizabeth Ai. Produced by Yu Gu, Elizabeth Ai. (USA, UK)