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Why New York's Tribeca film festival matters

The BBC's Tom Brook takes a look at why the Tribeca Film festival is important and why this year is different.

The jurors for the Tribeca Film Festival 2010 were announced on Tuesday for the films in competition.

The event takes place from 21 April to 2 May in New York City, and the line-up includes award-winning filmmakers and screenwriters, actors, and journalists.


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