Chelsea Manning, Parkland teens docs to debut at Tribeca

NEW YORK (AP) — A documentary about Chelsea Manning, Werner Herzog’s latest and a film about Parkland students in the aftermath of the Florida high school massacre are among the selections that will premiere at the 18th Tribeca Film Festival.

Organizers for the annual New York festival on Tuesday announced a lineup of 103 feature films, 40 percent of them directed by women. In the festival’s three competition sections, that figure is 50 percent.

Highlights include Tim Travers Hawkins’ “XY Chelsea,” Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman’s “After Parkland” and Herzog’s “Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin.”

The Tribeca Film Festival runs April 25-May 5. The festival previously announced that the HBO documentary “The Apollo” will open the festival at the iconic Harlem theater.

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