The 2006 Tribeca FilmFestival, which takes place from April 25 to May 7, has announced the lineupfor its four competition sections in international and New York-centric NY, NYsections.

A total of 169 features and99 shorts have been selected for the festival this year from a record 4,100submissions - including 1,950 feature submissions. Broken down bysection, those 169 include 90 world premieres, ten international premieres, 29North American premieres, seven US premieres and 28 New York City premieresfrom 40 countries.

Among the higher-profileworld premieres are The TV Setwith Sigourney Weaver and David Duchovny, The Architect with Anthony LaPaglia and Isabella Rossellini andnew films from Morgan J Freeman and Charles Busch.

"These films give cause foroptimism about the vital state of filmmaking all over the world," saidexecutive director Peter Scarlet in a statement. "They also remind us of theunparalleled capacity of movies to give us a better chance to come to gripswith the increasingly perplexing world we live in."

The lineups are as follows(world premieres as marked):

International narrativefeature competition
The Architect (US) Matt Tauber,director World premiere
Backstage (France) EmmanuelleBercot
Blessed By Fire (Argentina/Spain)Tristan Bauer
Brasilia (Brazil) Nelson Pereirados Santos
Choking Man (US) Steve Barron Worldpremiere
Colour Me Kubrick (UK/France)Brian Cook
The Free Will (Germany) MatthiasGlasner
Holiday Makers (Czech Republic)Jiri Vejdelek
Land Of The Blind (UK) RobertEdwards World premiere
Love For Share (Indonesia) NiaDinata
Men At Work (Iran) Mani Haghighi
The Mist In The Palm Trees(Spain) Carlos Molinero & Lola Salvador
A Perfect Day(France/Lebanon/Germany) Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige
Shoot The Messenger (UK) SharonFoster Ngozi Onwurah
The TV Set (US) Jake Kasdan Worldpremiere
Two Players From The Bench(Croatia) Dejan Sorak
The Yacoubian Building (Egypt)Marwan Hamed

International documentaryfeature competition
37 Uses For A Dead Sheep (UK) BenHopkins
The Blood Of My Brother: A Story Of Death In Iraq (US/Iraq) Andrew Berends
Blue Blood (UK) Stevan Riley Worldpremiere
The Bridge (US) Eric Steel Worldpremiere
Dear Father, Quiet, We're Shooting... (Israel) David Benchetrit
The Dignity Of The Nobodies (Argentina)Fernando Solanas
East Of Paradise (France/US) LechKowalksi
From Dust (Sri Lanka/UAE) DhruvDhawan
Jesus Camp (US) Heidi Ewing &Rachel Grady World premiere
Jonestown: The Life And Death Of Peoples Temple (US/Mexico) Stanley Nelson World premiere
MAQUILAPOLIS: City Of Factories (US/Mexico)Vicky Funari & Sergio De La Torre
The Play (Turkey) Pelin Esmer
Shadow Of Afghanistan (USA)Suzanne Bauman & Jim Burroughs
Sounds Of Silence(Iran/UK/Germany) Amir Hamz & Mark Lazarz
The War Tapes (US) Deborah ScrantonWorld premiere
Voices Of Bam (Netherlands)Aliona van der Horst & Maasja Ooms

NY, NY narrative featurecompetition
Brother (Todd Yellin, director) Worldpremiere
East Broadway (Fay Ann Lee) Worldpremiere
Fifty Pills (Theo Avgerinos) Worldpremiere
H.C.E. (Richard Sylvarnes) Worldpremiere
Just Like The Son (Morgan JFreeman) World premiere
Kettle Of Fish (Claudia Meyers) Worldpremiere
Kiss Me Again (William TylerSmith) World premiere
Marvelous (Siofra Campbell) Worldpremiere
Metro (Adolfo Doring) Worldpremiere
New York Waiting (Sweden) JoachimHeda World premiere
The Treatment (Oren Rudavsky) Worldpremiere
A Very Serious Person (CharlesBusch) World premiere
Windows (Shoja Y Azari) Worldpremiere

NY, NY documentary featurecompetition
American Cannibal: The Road To Reality (Perry Grebin & Michael Nigro) World premiere
The Cats Of Mirikitani (LindaHattendorf) World premiere
Dorothy Day: Don't Call Me A Saint (ClaudiaLarson) World premiere
Follow My Voice: With The Music Of Hedwig (Katherine Linton) World premiere
Golden Venture (Peter Cohn) Worldpremiere
Jack Smith & The Destruction Of Atlantis (Mary Jordan) World premiere
Lockdown (Michael Skolnik &Rebecca Chaiklin) World premiere
The One Percent (Jamie Johnson) Worldpremiere
Saint Of 9/11 (Glenn Holstein) Worldpremiere
A Stadium Story: The Battle For New York's Last Frontier (Jevon Roush & Benjamin Rosen) World premiere
Tell Me You Do Miss Me (MatthewBuzzell) World premiere
Toots (Kristi Jacobson) Worldpremiere
When I Came Home (Dan Lohaus) Worldpremiere

For full details, go to theTribeca Film Festival website at