Tribeca Film Festival 2017 Lineup: ‘Aardvark’, ‘Saturday Church’ & Burt Reynolds Take Manhattan

The 16th Annual Tribeca Film Festival, set for April 19-30, released its slate today, a roster that includes films from 28 countries and includes 78 world premieres, six international premieres, six North American premieres, two U.S. premieres, and six New York premieres.

Here is the line-up announced today:

U.S. Narrative Competition

These ten films will compete for the Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Actor, and Best Actress.

Saturday Church, directed and written by Damon Cardasis. (USA) World Premiere.

14-year-old Ulysses is a shy and effeminate teen being raised in the Bronx by his strict Aunt Rose. He finds escape in a rich fantasy life of music and dance, and soon with a vibrant transgender youth community called Saturday Church. Damon Cardasis’ directorial debut is a rousing celebration of one boy’s search for his identity. With Luka Kain, Margot Bingham, Regina Taylor, Marquis Rodriguez, MJ Rodriguez, Indya Moore, Alexia Garcia.

Read the full article and see the full line-up here: http://deadline.com/2017/03/tribeca-film-festival-2017-aardvark-saturday...