At first it was about neighborhood. Then it was about stars, parties, and supersizing. But finally, for its 10th incarnation, the Tribeca Film Festival (April 20–May 1) seems to be about movies. Gone are the superfluous, attention-sucking Hollywood premieres (Tom Cruise on a Jet Ski, anyone?), and few are the big-name, low-quality vanity projects. Several years into a vital slimming of the slate—the fest topped out at 176 films in 2005; this year, it’s a manageable 93—TFF remains New York’s largest film survey. But like the city itself, this year’s festival is enhanced and defined by voices imported from afar. Here are seven films (one domestic, six par avion) to seek out over... More >>>