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Tribeca Film Festival 2016: 'Team Foxcatcher,' 'We Are' and more sports films

The Tribeca Film Festival is known for delighting audiences with unique genre bending films that will please any type of moviegoer. However if you're in the mood for a sports movie, here's what to look out for.

Check the full Tribeca screening schedule at tribecafilm.com

'Vice World of Sports'

This series documents several figures of different backgrounds,
Photo Credit: Tim Black

This series documents several figures of different backgrounds, whose compelling stories are all connected by sports. See it: April 22. More info and times: tribecafilm.com

'We Are'

Penn State's 2011 scandal that plagued the campus
Photo Credit: Brian Harnick

Penn State's 2011 scandal that plagued the campus grabbed headlines. The aftermath is the main focus for this documentary that follows Sculptor Jonathan Cramer, who designed the campus' new statue to bring the tarnished legacy out of the dark. See it: April 17, 20, 21 and 23. More info and times: tribecafilm.com

'The Phenom'

A Major-league rookie pitcher chokes on the mound,
Photo Credit: Tina Rowland

A Major-league rookie pitcher chokes on the mound, and is sent to the minors. Thereafter is a psychological film that delves into the mind of a promising athlete gone astray. See it: April 17, 20 and 22. More info and times: tribecafilm.com

'The Best Last Plane Ride Ever'

Off the heels of a terrific 2015 season,
Photo Credit: James Blagden

Off the heels of a terrific 2015 season, this film sets out to recreate the post-game celebration airplane ride of NY Mets after the 1986 NLCS championship game. See it: April 21, 22 and 23. More info and times: tribecafilm.com

'Team Foxcatcher'

After Bennett Miller's biopic on U.S. Olympic Wrestling
Photo Credit: Netflix

After Bennett Miller's biopic on U.S. Olympic Wrestling champions Mark and Dave Schultz and their odd relationship with multimillionaire John E. du Pont, comes "Team Foxcatcher", a documentary that delves into Du Pont's downfall and the chilling tragedy that happened during Du Pont's reign. See it: April 18, 19, 22 and 23. More info and times: tribecafilm.com

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