Tribeca Film Festival 2017: Highlights

Embracing, excelling beyond and avoiding traditional cinema at this year's event

In its 16th year, NYC’s Tribeca Film Festival now comprises thousands of screenings, multiple venues, cross-disciplinary works and so much more to be excited about—whether or not cinema is your primary passion. What began as an attempt to revitalize the TriBeCa neighborhood post-9/11 has expanded into one of the city’s most important creative endeavors. Founders Jane Rosenthal and Robert De Niro have built a platform …

The Virtual Reality Works of United Nations Creative Director, Gabo Arora

Immersive shorts and a dedicated app from a filmmaker holding an uncommon position

One might not be aware of the fact that the United Nations has a Creative Director. And yet, Gabo Arora, the first person to hold such a title, is doing everything in his power to change that. From immersive, film-festival quality content to a dedicated app employing virtual reality functionality, Arora’s contributions have already made a creative impact—and a financial one, as well. Arora has …