Chris Moukarbel, USA 2022, 79’
European premiere
Gasoline Rainbow

The latest from the Ross brothers (Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets) is a story about five kids who trip to the Pacific coast to escape adulthood and important decisions. Along the way, they discover America for themselves, meet local derelicts, and wallow in freedom.

Cypher (Tribeca 2023) – Review by Sherin Nicole (Alliance of Women Film Journalists

Klara Cykorz


Tribeca FF 2023 - Best U.S. Narrative Feature

Chris Moukarbel

Chris Moukarbel is an American director of Lebanese origin. A graduate of the Faculty of Fine Arts at Yale University, he began as a video artist and music video director, including for R.E.M. His full-length documentary debut is Me at the Zoo (3rd AFF), co-directed with Valerie Veatch, shown in competition at Sundance. Later, he directed documentaries about superstars such as Banksy Does New York (Emmy nomination) and Gaga: Five Foot Two (MTV Documentary Award), and wig about the Wigstock Festival dedicated to the New York drag scene.


2012 Ja@wZoo / Me at the Zoo

2014 Banksy w Nowym Jorku / Banksy Does New York

2017 Gaga: Five Foot Two

2019 Festiwal Wigstock / Wig

2022 Cypher

Cast & Crew

director Chris Moukarbel
screenplay Chris Moukarbel
cinematography Matt Klammer
editing Ezra Paek
music Patrick Belaga, Bobby McFerrin
cast Tierra Whack, Bionca Bradley, Chris Anthony
producer Lily Burns, Tony Hernandez, John Hodges, Chris Moukarbel, Roya Rastegar, Sanjay M Sharma
production Permanent Wave, Marginal Mediaworks
sales J A X M E D I A
language English
coloration colour
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