Entertainment Tribeca Film Festival 2017: New York City movies to see By Robert Levin Updated April 26, 2017 9:14 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email The Tribeca Film Festival is one of New York City's biggest and splashiest film events, so it stands to reason that the 98 feature films premiering April 19-30 include quite a few set in the five boroughs. These are just some of the NYC-centric movies set for Tribeca premieres. For more information about the full slate, visit tribecafilm.com. 'Saturday Church' Photo Credit: Courtesy of Tribeca Film Festival A Bronx teen being raised by a strict aunt becomes involved in a transgender youth community in this coming-of-age drama with fantasy elements. 'Nobody's Watching' Photo Credit: Courtesy of Tribeca Film Festival This international co-production follows an Argentine soap opera star who abandons his home to take a shot at achieving the American Dream in New York City. 'The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson' Photo Credit: Courtesy of Tribeca Film Festival The Stonewall veteran and trans-rights icon was found dead in the Hudson River in 1992. This documentary from "How to Survive a Plague" filmmaker David France investigates and tells her remarkable story. 'Shadowman' Photo Credit: Courtesy of Tribeca Film Festival Richard Hambleton, the '80s street artist who specialized in silhouettes on buildings, is profiled in a documentary that the festival describes as both "a time capsule of a forgotten New York City era, and a redemption story." 'The Boy Downstairs' Photo Credit: Courtesy of Tribeca Film Festival Zosia Mamet leaves "Girls" behind for another sort of New York story, playing a woman grappling with the unfortunate reality that her dream apartment sits right above her ex's home. 'Frank Serpico' Photo Credit: Courtesy of Tribeca Film Festival The NYPD officer, who testified against his corrupt fellow officers during the 1960s and '70s and became the subject of a renowned Sidney Lumet-Al Pacino movie for his efforts, gets an up-close-and-personal documentary treatment. By Robert Levin Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.