Tribeca Film Festival 2017: 20 Movies We Can't Wait to See

From docs on Puff Daddy and Public Image Ltd. to British comedies and Aussie horror – your complete guide to the downtown NYC film fest

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'Gilbert'
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Courtesy of 2017 Tribeca Film Festival 6/20

'Gilbert'

As in Gilbert Gottfried – the profane comic whose singular screech and unorthodox delivery has made him sui generis among stand-ups. Director Neil Berkeley shines the spotlight on the intensely private comedian, delving into the Ozzy-Sharon relationship between Gottfried and supportive caretaker/wife, Dara, and the backlash against him in the wake of his controversial tsunami and 9/11 jokes. Nevertheless, he's persisted – see his justly famous marathon "Aristocrats" joke – and remains a comic dynamo who hasn't lost his edge. JN

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