'Treasure' to Internationally Debut at Tribeca Festival 2024

April 17, 2024

The 23rd installment of the Tribeca Festival has unveiled its lineup of feature films, showcasing diverse storytelling from around the globe. Among the highlights is "Treasure," helmed by director Julia von Heinz and featuring acclaimed talents Lena Dunham ("Girls") and (V For Vendetta). The film is set to compete in the International Narrative Competition category.

"Tribeca Festival annually mirrors the pulse of our society, encapsulating the spirit of the present era," remarked Tribeca co-founder and CEO, Jane Rosenthal. "In these challenging times, storytelling serves as a unifying force, offering solace and insight. We eagerly anticipate fostering dialogue on pertinent and thought-provoking themes."

Traditionally held in April and early May, the festival has recently found its rhythm in June, this year spanning from Wednesday, June 5, to Sunday, June 16. Organizers have curated a selection of 108 feature films, chosen from an unprecedented 13,016 submissions representing 487 countries. The lineup boasts 86 world premieres, two international premieres, six North American premieres, and eight New York premieres. Notably, half of the films are directed by women, with 36 being crafted by BIPOC filmmakers. Additionally, 25 directors are returning to Tribeca with their latest projects.

One standout entry is "Treasure" (Germany, France) – making its International Premiere. The film follows Ruth, a neurotic businesswoman from New York, as she takes her charmingly stubborn Holocaust survivor father on a journey to Poland to make sense of their family’s past. Directed by Julia von Heinz. Written by Julia von Heinz, John Quester. Produced by Fabian Gasmia, Julia Von Heinz, Lena Dunham. With Lena Dunham, Stephen Fry, Zbigniew Zamachowski. A FilmNation Entertainment and Bleecker Street Release.

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