Tribeca Trailers: From Salt of This Sea to Yodok Stories

In the final installment of our Tribeca-associated trailers, there is the requisite trip to the Holy Land, a scorching concert featuring James Brown and one funky moustache, a masterpiece from Japan, a profile of a possibly mad evolutionary thinker, tragedy Vegas style, and a musical for North Korean concentration camps victims. Only in New York, kids, only in New York!

Salt of This Sea (Annemarie Jacir, 2008)

A journey to Israel to retrieve her grandfather’s assets turns into a voyage of discovery for a young Brooklynite.



Soul Power (Jeff Levy-Hinte, 2008)

Musical documentary spotlighting the 1974 concert accompanying the Ali-Foreman Rumble in the Jungle.

Still Walking (Hirokazu Kore-eda, 2008)

Death brings together children and parents. From the director of Maborosi and After Life. Ergo, a must-see.

Transcendent Man (Barry Ptomley, 2009)

Ray Kurzweil has his eye on what’s next. This documentary asks if the evolutionary theorist is correct or crackers.

Vegas: Based on a True Story (Amir Naderi, 2008)

Greed runs amok in Sin City as a family discover millions could be hidden under their feet.

Yodok Stories (Andrzej Fidyk, 2008)

Escapees from the North Korean gulags work it out High School Musical style in this documentary.

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