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This year's Tribeca Film Festival is the 10th, but calling it an "anniversary" might seem insensitive given the tragedy that inspired downtown New York's film community to band together in the first place. Instead, the festival has chosen to quietly mark this milestone with a couple of unique offerings, while for the most part letting the films and filmmakers speak for themselves. "A lot looks the same," acknowledges festival director Nancy Schafer, "but that's because we think we've found the right rhythm."
When tossing around ideas for "10," they were more interested in looking forward than back, Schafer adds. "We didn't want to show films from the last 10 years. What we decided to do was get really in-depth on the process of filmmaking."
Thus was born the compelling Directors Series addition to Tribeca Talks, featuring New York helmers Robert De Niro (also a fest co-founder), Martin Scorsese, and Atec Baldwin, in …